Sri Lankan asylum seekers sent back from Cocos Island

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A chartered jet flown from the Cocos Islands to Sri Lanka overnight returned the group of asylum seekers, including children, who had arrived by boat on Monday, Radio Australia reported.

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Major General Sumith Manawadu passes away

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Major General Sumith Manawadu passed away this morning at the Colombo National Hospital, local media reported.

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Five Kelaniya uni students arrested for ragging female fresher

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Five students from the Kelaniya University have been arrested for allegedly ragging a female first year student.

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Traffic OIC of Laggala Police interdicted over firearms theft

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The Traffic OIC of the Laggala Police in Matale has been interdicted regarding a party held at the station the night before the theft of firearms from its armory.

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UN Lauds Lankan court's ban on HIV discrimination

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The United Nations has welcomed a landmark ruling by Sri Lanka's highest court prohibiting discrimination against people living with HIV in education, saying the judgment would set a precedent and help victims seek justice for other forms of prejudice.

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Two MPs suspended for a week

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Two MPs were suspended from attending parliament sittings for a period of one week for their involvement in a brawl on the legislature that left one MP hospitalized.

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Navy arrests five Indians with 120kg of Ganja

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Five Indian nationals who were attempting to smuggle 120 kilograms of Kerala Ganja into the country by boat were arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy yesterday (4).

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Cigarettes worth Rs.4.6 million seized at BIA

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Customs officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) detected 663 cartons of cigarettes worth Rs.

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Navy arrests 14 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

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Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwaneka apprehended 5 fishermen engaged in illegal fishing activities in the seas of Vedithalathive and Maddalampiddi, Mannar along with 5 canoes (Wallam) yesterday.

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