Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary  calls on President 


The visiting Pakistan’s Foreign SecretaryTehmina Janjua called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (October 17).

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Armed robbery thwarted; two nabbed with hand grenades


Two suspects who are believed to be members of a criminal gang were arrested by police in Girandurukotte yesterday (17) with three live hand grenades.

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Kerala Ganja worth Rs.20 million seized from Wattala


Officers from the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) have seized a massive haul of Kerala Ganja with an estimated value of Rs 20 million from Wattala and arrested two suspects.

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International epihack hackathon comes to Colombo to fight dengue


Sri Lanka is coming together on November 5-10 with a hackathon to tackle the menace of dengue through the effective use of technology.

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Police seize over 3600 forged lottery tickets


Police in Udupussellawa, Hatton have seized 3629 forged Development Lottery tickets, busting a major racket involving forged lottery tickets.

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Colombo International Retail Festival planned as annual event


  Plans are afoot to hold the Colombo International Retail Festival every year and maintain its standard on par with similar events in Singapore and Dubai, it was revealed on Tuesday.

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Colombo Uni Arts Faculty closed following student clash


The Arts Faculty of the University of Colombo has been closed until further notice following a clash between two student groups yesterday.

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SL’s new Forex Act becomes operative on Nov.1 


  The Government has cancelled an earlier date of October 15 for Sri Lanka’s new Foreign Exchange Act, No.

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President urged Pakistan to invest in sugar and cement industries


President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized the need for further expanding economic relations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

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Nine new District Organizers for SLFP appointed


Newly appointed nine Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP)  District Organizers received their letters of appointment from President Maithripala Sirisena today at the Presidential Secretariat, President Office said.

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Bond Commission concludes hearings;says will summon PM if necessary


The Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCOI) investigating the Treasury Bond issue has officially concluded hearing of evidence and other witnesses, the Commission informed today.

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