IUSF protests 'sale' of engineering education


The Inter University Students' Federation (IUSF) held a protest today opposite the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL).

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Tense situation along Puttalam-Kalpitiya road


Fishermen today staged a major protest blocking the Puttalam - Kalpitiya road against what they called the alleged use of illegal nets by a section of persons involved in the fisheries industry.

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Chanuka Ratwatte and four others released on bail


All the five directors of Entrust Securities including Chanaka Ratwatte facing misappropriation charges were granted conditional bail by the Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne on Friday.

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Chinese woman caught with nearly 250 gemstones


A 26-year-old Chinese woman was apprehended by Customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) last night while trying to smuggle out 247 gemstones.

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Appropriation Bill -2017 presented to Parliament


Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake presented the Appropriation Bill -2017 to Parliament today.

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Court lifts injunction on 'Silence in the Courts'


The Colombo District Court today lifted the injunction order placed on Prasanna Vithanage's film 'Usaviya Nihandai' (Silence in the Courts).

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Interpol warrent issued for Udayanga Weeratunga


The Colombo Fort Magistrate's Court today issued a warrent to arrest Sri Lanka's former Ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga.

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Dilrukshi resumes duties as Additional Solicitor General


Dilrukshi Dias Wickramasinghe, who resigned as Director General of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC), today assumed duties as an Additional Solicitor General.

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Family members of former Maldivian Defence Minister call on intl. community to intervene in securing his release


Family members of former Maldivian Defence Minister Col (Ret) Mohamed Nazim today called on the Sri Lankan government and the international community to intervene in securing the release of the politician who has been placed under house arrest for the past 20 months.

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