Lanka and Iran discuss defence ties


Sri Lanka and Iran called for expansion of all-out defence cooperation between the two nations during a bilateral meeting with Iran's Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan held with Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Sarath Kumara on Thursday in Moscow, Iran's MEHR News agency reported.

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President Sirisena appoints 25 new President’s Counsels


President Maithripala Sirisena appointed 25 Senior Lawyers as President’s Counsels (PC), the highest honour for those who practice law in the country.

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Fire brought under control at Ashraff Nagar garbage dumping site in Akkaraipattu


A fire broke out yesterday at the Ashraff Nagar garbage dumping site in Addalaichenai DS division, in Akkaraipattu, Police said.

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Pillayan & three others further remanded


Former Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan, has been further remanded until May 12 by Batticaloa magistrate today.

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Preparations underway for May Day rallies


Close to 15 rallies are to be held in and around Colombo for May Day this year.

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Suspect in Sub-Inspector's murder killed in shootout


A suspect wanted in connection with 24 murders, including that of a police Sub-Inspector, was killed during a shootout with police officers at Bathalayagama in Katuwewa, Hambantota yesterday.

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British holidaymaker sues tour operator for falling palm tree that crushed both legs at Lankan resort


A British holidaymaker is  suing a  tour operator after a falling palm tree at a four-star resort fell and crushed her legs and left her feet 'going in different directions' according to the Daily Mail.

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Parliamentary debate underway on making garbage disposal an essential service


The Parliamentary debate on the Meethotamulla landfill site disaster and waste management commenced today at 9.

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Prime Minister Wickremesinghe arrives in Udaipur


Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived at Udaipur yesterday on a three-day personal visit, Indian media reported.

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