Students can resume school : PM

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today (May 20) requested all students to return to school and resume academic activities as usual since the country's security has been restored to normalcy.

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UPDATE : Six including Parliament staffer arrested over NTJ training facility

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Six suspects including an employee at the Parliament’s Hansard Department have been arrested over a training facility of the National Thowheed Jamath group in Kurunegala, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said.

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89 arrested over Easter Sunday terror attacks - Police

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A total of 89 suspects have been arrested in connection with the Easter Sunday attacks last month, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said in a special statement today (May 20).

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German tourists organise soft drinks 'dansala' in Dambulla

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A group of German tourists have organised a soft drink 'dansala' at the Dambulla Vihara Junction yesterday and today (May 20).

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Public restricted from bringing flammable items into Dalada Maligawa

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Match boxes, lighters, and flammable items will not be allowed to be brought into the premises of the Sri Dalada Maligawa temple in Kandy, police said.

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Army Commander assures security, requests parents to send children to schools

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Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake has requested all parents to send their children to school without fear due to the security measures which are in place for students.

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No room for fundamentalism in the country : Speaker

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The support extended by Muslim religious leaders and state leaders on formulating laws against fundamentalism is a testament to show that there is no room for such ideologies in the country, Speaker Karu Jaysuriya said yesterday (May 19).

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NUTA urges presidential polls to be held on or before January 08, 2020

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The National University Teachers' Association (NUTA) has urged the President to seek the people's mandate by conducting the presidential polls on or before January 08 next year, upon completion of five years in office.

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JVP to submit no-confidence motion against government to Speaker tomorrow

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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) will submit a no-confidence motion against the government to the Speaker tomorrow, JVP MP (Dr.

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Around 500 persons arrested for breaching Excise Law during Vesak

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Around 500 persons have been arrested during the Vesak Festival season for breaching Excise Laws, the Department of Excise said.

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President calls on Gnanasara Thero

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President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly paid a  visit to Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero yesterday (May 19).

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Two suspects with links to Easter Sunday attackers remanded until May 28

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Two persons who were arrested over allegedly maintaining direct links with the group which carried out the Easter Sunday attacks have been remanded until May 28.

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