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Eight SSPs promoted to DIG

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August 19, 2017 05:03 pm

Eight Senior Senior Superintendents of Police (SSPs) have been promoted to the rank of Deputy Inspector General (DIG). Police Media Unit announced that the promotions had been m...


South Korea vessel of Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) in Colombo

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August 18, 2017 03:30 pm

A large and high-tech ocean Research Vessel (R/V) of the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST), ‘ISABU’, arrived at the Port of Colombo as the firs...


Norwegian Research vessel is to visit Sri Lankan waters next year for stock assessment of marine resources

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August 18, 2017 02:56 pm

A Norwegian new Research vessel named Dr Fridtjof Nansen is scheduled to come to Sri Lankan waters next year for stock assessment of marine resources, a statement from Norwegian...


Lotteries' returns to Finance Ministry

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August 18, 2017 02:32 pm

The National Lotteries Board and Development Lotteries Board have been brought under the purview of the Finance Ministry, Finance Ministry sources revealed.   The relev...


Ryan Jayalath remanded

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August 18, 2017 01:30 pm

The Convenor of the Medical Faculty Students' Action Committee (MFSAC) Ryan Jayalath was remanded until August 23 after he surrendered to the Maligakanda Magistrate's ...


Eighteen year prison sentence sought for Sri Lankan man convicted of human smuggling

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August 18, 2017 12:49 pm

Lawyers in Canada are seeking an 18-year prison sentence for a man convicted of human smuggling for his role in the voyage of the MV Sun Sea, the dilapidated cargo ship that mad...


Govt deflecting public attention from corruption: Mahinda

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August 18, 2017 11:37 am

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said that the government was trying to deflect public attention from corruption scandals. Mr Rajapaksa in statement yeste...


Wildlife officers rescue 'Fishing Cat' from well

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August 18, 2017 11:17 am

Wildlife officers from the Department of Wildlife Conservation's (DWC) Sigirya office have managed to successfully rescue a large Fishing Cat (Handun Diviya) which had fall...


Intelligence officer caught with 2kg of gold at BIA

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August 18, 2017 10:45 am

An Army Imtelligence Officer attached to the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) has been arrested by Customs officials with 2 kilograms of gold jewelry concealed in h...


Travis Sinniah appointed new Navy Commander

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August 18, 2017 10:27 am

Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah has been appointed as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy. He succeeds Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne.  Prior to his appointmen...


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Eight SSPs promoted to DIG

Eight Senior Senior Superintendents of Police (SSPs) have been promoted to the rank of Deputy Inspector General (DIG). Police Media Unit announced ...

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South Korea vessel of Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) in Colombo

18 August 2017

Norwegian Research vessel is to visit Sri Lankan waters next year for stock assessment of marine resources

18 August 2017

Lotteries' returns to Finance Ministry

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