Lankan travel agent arrested trying to ‘traffic’ three Bhutan women to Iraq

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June 15, 2018 10:38 am

A Sri Lankan travel agent was arrested by Indian Police on Wednesday for allegedly trying to fly to Sri Lanka with three Bhutanese women. The women told cops that the accused ha...

Court verdict victory for human rights defenders; Amnesty

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June 14, 2018 06:54 pm

The conviction of a Buddhist monk who had threatened the well-known campaigner against enforced disappearances, Sandhya Eknaligoda, is a victory for human rights defenders in Sri L...

In Pictures: Gnanasara Thera sentenced to prison

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June 14, 2018 04:12 pm

Following are scenes witnessed today at the Homagama Magistrate's Court, where Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera was sentenced to ...

Range Bandara's son granted bail

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June 14, 2018 03:32 pm

Yashoda Range Bandara, son of State Minister Palitha Range Bandara, was today granted bail by the Chilaw Magistrate's Court over a traffic accident caused while allegedly u...

Largest SL online sale of discounted mobile phones on June 18-30

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June 14, 2018 02:08 pm

  Special discounts up to 70 per cent will be offered to customers on globally renowned mobile phones brands and accessories during the Mobile Week commencing on Ju...

Gnanasara Thera sentenced to 6 months in prison

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June 14, 2018 12:52 pm

Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera was today sentenced to one year Rigorous Imprisonment to be ended in six months by the Homagama Magis...

Navy rescues two fishermen distressed in sea

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June 14, 2018 12:05 pm

Two fishermen who distressed in the seas off Trincomalee due to an engine failure of their trawler, were rescued by Sri Lanka Naval Ship ‘Sayurala’ attached to North...

Some Trinco families boycott consultations with OMP

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June 14, 2018 11:59 am

A group of family members of missing persons held a protest in Trincomalee town yesterday (13) when members of the Office of Missing Persons (OMP) arrived for consultations.&nbs...

Millennium Challenge Corporation official visits Sri Lanka to continue progress on compact development

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June 14, 2018 11:48 am

The US Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Managing Director for Europe, Asia, Pacific, and Latin America Caroline Nguyen visited Sri Lanka from June 11 to...

Injured Damminda Thera airlifted to Colombo

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June 14, 2018 11:35 am

Chief Incumbent of the Kataragama Kirivehera Rajamaha Viharaya, Ven. Kobawaka Damminda Thera, who was injured in a shooting incident was admitted to a private hospital in Colomb...

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