Petition against death penalty at Appeal Court postponed until Oct 1

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The petition filed at the Appeal Court against the implementation of the death penalty has been postponed until October 1.

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Price of bread to go up by Rs 5 from tonight

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The price of a loaf of bread will be increased by Rs 5 with effect from midnight today (Jul 17), the Bakery Owners Association said.

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Court rejects Police Commission Secretary's anticipatory bail application

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A court today (Jul 17) rejected the anticipatory bail application filed by Police Commission Secretary Saman Dissanayake seeking to prevent his arrest over the Avant Garde illegal floating armoury case.

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WhatsApp, Telegram users cautioned after cybersecurity firm exposes file sharing lapses

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WhatsApp and Telegram users have been advised to take precaution while sharing media files after a top cybersecurity firm exposed a security lapse on the instant messaging platforms this week.

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Lorry, van collision leave 17 injured ; two critical

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Two persons are in a critical condition after an accident involving a lorry and a van in Anuradhapura left 17 persons including two children injured, police said.

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Public Utilities Commission and Moratuwa University to create low income housing model

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The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the electricity sector regulator, on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Moratuwa to collaborate and introduce a self-powered housing model for low income households with the aim of providing best architectural housing structure with the use of maximum daylight for low income households.

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Showers and heavy winds in the south-west until July 19 : Met. Dept.

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The south-western region of the country is likely to experience showery and windy conditions from today (Jul 17) until July 19, the Meteorological Department said today.

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Nine year old killed in collision between petroleum bowser, bicycle

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A nine-year old child has died in an accident involving a petroleum bowser and a bicycle in Madurankuliya yesterday (Jul 16).

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Visitor arrested at Agunukolapelessa prison with mobile reload card

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An individual who had arrived at the Agunukolapelessa prison to visit an inmate was arrested with a mobile reload card yesterday (Jul 16).

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STF nab one suspect with more than three kilos of heroin in Dehiwala

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Special Task Force (STF) officers have apprehended a suspect with more than three kilograms of heroin in Dehiwala yesterday (Jul 16).

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Another suspect surrenders over recovery of electric detonators in Piliyandala

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Another suspect has surrendered over the recent recovery of electric detonators in Piliyandala, police said yesterday (Jul 16).

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Abolishing death penalty, equal to averting punishment on those behind Easter attacks : President

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President Maithripala Sirisena said he believes that attempts to abolish the death penalty were attempts to avert the punishment due to those responsible for the brutal Easter terror attacks.

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