CID nets female accountant for Rs.20 million fraud


A female accountant of a bank in Gampaha, who is accused of defrauding over Rs.

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Nuwara Eliya Flower Show declared open


The annual 'Flower Show,' which is held each year as part of the Nuwara Eliya Sping Festival, was declared open today (20) by Plantation Minister Navin Dissanayake.

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World's largest aircraft leaves Mattala


The world's largest aircraft, Antonov An-225 Mriya, which landed in Sri Lanka on Wednesday, left the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) for Karachchi, Pakistan, at about 4.

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Namal Rajapaksa sponsors rugby workshop in Jammu and Kashmir


A delegation of Sri Lankan rugby coaches headed by former President Rajapaksa's son Namal will hold a seven-day training workshop for the girl's rugby team of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Interpol issues Red Notice for Arjuna Mahendran


Interpol today (20) issued a 'Red Notice' for former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran.

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Sri Lanka tightens security at tourist hotspots


The Government will be strengthening the police force in tourist hotspots in a bid to contain incidents of violent attacks against travellers to these destinations in the wake of the recent Mirissa and Weligama attacks.

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Sri Lanka to give leadership for Mangrove Conservation in Commonwealth countries


Sri Lanka has been named as the country to give leadership for the conservation of mangroves in Commonwealth countries.

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New postal stamp to mark Vesak festival


A new commemorative postal stamp will be issued by the Philatelic Bureau of the Postal Department to mark the State Vesak Festival on April 29 under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena, the Government Information department said.

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PM commissions second AOPV of SL Navy


The second Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV) of the Sri Lanka Navy, built at the Indian shipbuilding facility - Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) was commissioned by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Eastern Container Terminal of Colombo Port yesterday (19).

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Meters compulsory for trishaws from today


Meters with the capability to issue a printed bill to passengers will be compulsory for three-wheelers from today (20), the National Council for Road Safety (NCRS) stated.

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Unions go ahead with May 1 rallies, ignoring official May 7 change in date


Sri Lankan trade unions are to ignore a Government decision to change May Day, saying they will go ahead with May 1 rallies and processions – bracing for a possible confrontation on the streets with the authorities.

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