Three nabbed with beedi, tobacco leaves in Jaffna


Three persons were arrested in Jaffna by the Navy today ( July 17) for illegally transporting beedi and tobacco leaves.

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Archbishop relief programme to allocate funds for education of young Easter attack victims


The social arm of the Archdiocese of Colombo has allocated a sum of Rs 102.

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Traffic along Southern Expressway impeded after container truck topples


Transportation along the Southern Expressway has been impeded after a container truck toppled between Kahathuduwa and Kottawa today (Jul 17).

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Prisoners’ rights group call for mechanism to grant those in remand the right to vote


A Prisoners’ Rights group has written to the Justice Minister and the Elections Commission (EC) requesting for a mechanism to grant suspects in remand custody the right to vote.

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AG calls for Acting IGP's report on arrest of two suspects in Avant Garde case


The Attorney General (AG) has called for a report from Acting Police Chief C D Wickremaratne on the progress made to arrest two suspects in the Avant Garde floating armoury case.

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Water cut in Gampaha on Friday


Water supply will be restricted to the Gampaha district on Friday (Jul 19), the National Water Supply and Drainage Board said.

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Heavy traffic in Union Place, Town Hall due to protest


Heavy traffic has been reported in Union Place and Town Hall due to a protest by university students.

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Met. Dept. warns against fishing in seas from Mannar to Galle


The Meteorological Department has warned fishermen to refrain from fishing in the seas from Mannar to Galle from 5:30 pm today (Jul 17) until July 20.

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Special session at Mawanella PS interrupted due to opposition members protest


A special session at the Mawanella Pradeshiya Sabha was limited to 30 minutes today (Jul 17) after opposition members staged a protest within the chambers this morning.

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Abolition of Death Penalty bill gazetted


A Private Member bill submitted to Parliament to abolish death penalty was published by the Department of Government Printing.

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Court issues notice on CCD over Kanjipaani Imran's case


The Colombo Magistrate’s court has issued notice to the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) to appear before the court over the case concerning underworld criminal ‘Kanjipaani Imran’ who is being held under detention orders.

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Navy assisted to arrest a person with Kerala cannabis in Mannar


Navy with the assistance of the Mannar Police arrested a person with Kerala cannabis in Mannar town yesterday, Navy said.

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