Dubai court to hear case on Makandure Madush's deportation on May 02


A Dubai court has decided to announce its decision on the deportation of 'Makandure Madush', on May 02.

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Drought affects 600,000 people ; DMC calls on public to donate relief supplies


The total number of people affected by the persisting drought conditions in certain parts of the country has arisen to 600,000, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said today (April 18).

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Two US Navy vessels arrive at Hambantota for annual naval excerise


Two US Navy vessels, The USNS Millinocket and USS ‘Spruance’ arrived at the Hambantota Port today (Apr 17) to participate in an annual naval exercise this weekend.

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SC orders six ministries, two authorities to provide easy access for differently-abled


The Supreme Court today (April 18) called on six ministries and two authorities to provide facilities to those with special needs to facilitate easy access to these government institutions.

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Makandure Madush's cousin remanded until Apr 22


Nilan Romesh Samarasinghe, the cousin of druglord ‘Makandure Madush’ who was deported from Dubai last morning has been remanded until April 22.

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STF nab 'Jeewan Malli' with heroin worth Rs 60 million


A suspect identified as 'Jeewan Malli' has been arrested in Kiribathgoda with heroin worth Rs 60 million, police said.

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Met. Dept. warns of thundershowers due to atmospheric disturbance around SL


The Meteorological Department has forecast thundershowers today (Apr 18) due to the low level atmospheric disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka.

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Two women critically injured during demining operations in Kilinochchi


Two women who were involved in demining operations in Kilinochchi have been hospitalised after a landmine exploded during a clearing operation today.

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Nadeemal Perera released after recording a statement at CID


Singer Nadeemal Perera has been released after recording a statement at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) a short while ago.

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Gayan Buddhima Perera handed over to CCD following deportation from Dubai


Gayan Buddhima Perera, who was deported from Dubai yesterday (Feb 17) has been handed over to the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) today April (18).

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GMOA urges legal action against Dr. Bellana for threatening witness in Blood Bank case


The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has urged that legal action to be taken against Dr Rukshan Bellana, a former official of the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) for allegedly threatening a witness in a case against the authority.

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Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera calls on UN Secretary General Guterres at Economic Forum


Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera who is in New York to represent Sri Lanka at the Financing for Development Forum of the UN Economic and Social Council called on the Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres recently.

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