Nigerian Navy commissions Lankan made gunboats


The Nigerian Navy has commissioned 30 locally made and nine Sri Lankan gunboats into service, and unveiled an indigenous 38 metre long patrol vessel, the Defence Web in Africa reported.

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Belarus and Sri Lanka discuss further bilateral cooperation


Belarus and Sri Lanka have concluded political level talks on development of the legal framework of bilateral relations, as well as cooperation within international organizations, the Belarus Foreign Ministry said.

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GCE O/L top scorers meet President


Top ten scored students of the GCE O/L exam held last year met with President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today.

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New appointments in SLFP


Minister of State for Finance, Lakshman Yapa Abeywardana has been appointed to the post of leader for the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) for the Matara district.

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Former JMO's anticipatory bail application: Notice issued on CID


The Colombo Additional Magistrate today issued notice to the OIC of the Criminal Investigation Department's (CID) Homicide Unit to respond on August 30 to an anticipatory bail application filed by former Colombo Chief Judicial Medical Officer (JMO) Prof.

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Airline Pilot’s Guild of Sri Lanka respond over intoxicated SriLankan airlines pilot


The “isolated incident” of a SriLankan Airlines pilot being found unsuitable to fly an aircraft due to intoxication “should not be seen as a reflection on the profession or the professionalism of airline pilots in Sri Lanka”, the Airline Pilot’s Guild of Sri Lanka (APGSL) said in a statement today.

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Army demining team to receive international award


The US-based Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI), engaged in provision of technical support for clearance of landmines world-wide, has selected the Sri Lanka Army’s Mine Detection Dog (MDD), Alvin and its handler, Lance Corporal G.

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Two arrested with Kerala Ganja


Two suspects who were allegedly in possession of 4.

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Lankan worker charged for sexual assault on 6-year-old girl


Prosecutors in Israel filed charges on Monday against a foreign worker suspected of sexually assaulting a six-year old girl in a home he was hired to clean.

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