Former minister Mahindananda summoned by PRECIFAC


United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage was today summoned before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC).

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Kerala Ganja worth Rs.10 million seized in Jaffna


A haul of Kerala Ganja with a staggering street value of 10 million rupees was seized by the Special Task Force (STF) at Achchuveli in Jaffna yesterday.

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Advance version of UN High Commissioner report calls for victim and witness protection


The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein  sighted  a lack of a viable systems for the protection of victims and witnesses.

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Nine Lankans arrested in India


Nine Sri Lankans, including a woman, were arrested by Thoothukudi district ‘Q’ Branch police on Monday.

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Can't return all lands inside HSZs - Defence Secy.


The Government will not be able to release all lands taken over by security forces in the North and East due to security reasons, Defence Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi stated.

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Policeman killed in accident


A policeman was killed after his scooter collided head-on with a tipper vehicle at Sangupiddy Bridge along the Jaffna-Mannar Road on June 25.

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Sajin Vass Gunawardena arrested by CID


Former UPFA MP Sajin Vass Gunawardena was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), an official said.

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Singapore Airlines flight catches fire while making emergency landing


A Singapore Airlines plane burst into flames Monday after an emergency landing at the city-state's Changi Airport, CNN reported.

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Boat used to ferry Sri Lankan refugees seized


An abandoned mechanized boat, believed to have been used by people smugglers to illegally ferry Sri Lankan refugees to Australia, was reportedly seized by Indian police off the Muttom Coast in Kanyakumari District on Saturday, the New Indian Express reported.

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