2018 G.C.E. O/L exam results to be released next week


The results of the 2018 G C E Ordinary Level examination will be released next week, Exams Commissioner Sanath Pujitha said.

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Two suspects arrested while transporting heroin in Halawatha


Two suspects have been arrested over the possession of one kilogram of heroin in Halawatha today (Mar 23).

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Oman's Oil and Gas Minister Dr. Al Ruhmy arrives in Lanka; Minister to attend ground breaking ceremony of oil refinery in Hambantota


Dr Mohammed Hamad Al Ruhmy, Minister of Oil & Gas of the Sultanate of Oman was received by Minister Kabir Hashim at the Bandaranayake International Airport a short while ago.

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Mannar mass grave excavations halted for three months owing to pending reports


Excavations at the Mannar mass grave site have been suspended for three months owing to certain reports which are yet to be received on the excavations.

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Cabinet approval granted to construct a 100MW floating solar power station in the Maduru Oya reservoir


Cabinet approval was granted this week to establish a joint venture with the Canadian Solar Institute to implement a 100MW floating solar power station in the Maduru Oya Reservoir and to appoint a steering committee to conduct negotiations in this regard.

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Pakistan Army Medical Corps team meets Army Commander Mahesh Senanayake


A three-member team of the Pakistan Army Medical Corps paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this afternoon (22).

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Licenses for sale of beer, wine at tourist resorts to be issued in future : Min. Amaratunga


Minister John Amaratunga has said that licenses permitting the sale of beer and wine at registered tourist resorts would be issued in future.

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Man stabs wife, mother-in-law to death in Tissamaharama


Two women have died following a domestic dispute where they were stabbed to death in Tissamaharama today (Mar 23).

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Lakdiva Engineering Company introduces 14 remodelled buses to SLTB


The Ekala Lakdiva Engineering company introduced 14 newly designed buses to the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) yesterday (Mar 22).

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Man arrested over mortgaged vehicle racket


A 53-year old man was arrested yesterday (Mar 22) for purchasing mortgaged vehicles and selling the parts of these vehicles in Mirihana, Maharagama.

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PCoI issues summons on Health Ministry's Rohana de Silva over SPC fraud complaint


The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) has issued summons on Health Ministry Senior Assistant Secretary (Procurement) Rohana de Silva to produce a witness statement in an alleged State Pharmaceutical Corporation (SPC) fraud case.

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Police SI dies following Feb 21 stabbing incident; officer posthumously promoted


A police officer attached to the Warakapola police division has succumbed to his injuries after he fell victim to a stabbing during an anti-narcotic walk in Palamure at 10:35 am on February 21.

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