Abducted businessman found dead


A Colombo based businessman Sakeem Sulaiman who was abducted by unidentifed group early this week found dead in Hemmathagama road, Mawanella, police said.

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Navy rescue 3 persons drowning in the sea off Gopalpuram


Naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijayaba in Nilaweli and the lifesavers of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard rescued three persons who were drowning in the seas off Gopalpuram on Tuesday,navy said.

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Scots engineer due in court in Sri Lanka over nightclub brawl


A Scot is due in court in Sri Lanka over a nightclub brawl with the son of a former government minister in the country in 2014.

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Four large ships arrive at Colombo port


Four large ships arrive at the same time to the Colombo Port’s Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) of the Sri Lankan Ports Authority, the Ministry of Port and Shipping said.

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Public- Private Partnership for forest conservation


Government will seek support from the public-private partnership (PPP) to extend the prevailing forest density from 29 per cent to 32 per cent, Deputy Minister of Mahaweli Development and Environment Anuradha Jayarathne said.

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Two fishermen held for transferring sea cucumbers illegally


Two local fishermen who were illegally transferring sea cucumbers in the coastal area of Erambugodella yesterday arrested by Naval personnel attached Northwestern Naval Command in Kalpitiya.

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Samurdhi Movement to be turned into an efficient & effective institution


The Samurdhi Movement which has become an unsatisfactory state institution due to the disappointments of its employers, caused by the bad management by the former government, to be turned into an efficient and effective institution, President Maithripala Sirisena assured senior officials of the body.

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Rs 300 million Indian grant for livelihood development


Indian government has agreed to provide a grant of Rs.

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Labour Officers stage protest


The Government Service Labour Officers' Association (GSLOA) held a protest opposite the Ministry of Labour and Trade Union Relations today to voice their displeasure at alleged lethargy on the part of authorities towards enacting labour reforms.

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