Avante Garde case: Three suspects further remanded till August 2


Three of the four suspects arrested in connection with the Avant-Garde floating armory case were ordered to be remanded until August 2 by Galle Chief Magistrate Harshana Kekunawela.

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Bond scam suspects granted bail after serving indictments


Eight suspects involved in the Central Bank bond scam case have been granted bail after indictments were handed over to them at the Special High Court today (Jul 19).

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Eight persons held for engaging in illegal fishing


Eight persons were taken into custody by Naval personnel for engaging in illegal fishing in Upparu area, Trincomalee yesterday, Navy said.

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13 families relocated as floods submerge homes in Hatton


Thirteen families in the Panmoor Estate in Hatton have been temporarily housed at a child care centre after floods wreaked havoc over the last 24 hours.

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Allowance for Grade 13 students attending vocational courses : Min. Kariywasam


The Education Ministry has decided to offer a Rs 500 allowance per session of a vocational training course for a Grade 13 student.

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MP Marasinghe calls for inquiry over assault on van driver by member of VIP convoy


Parliamentarian Ashu Marasinghe has written to the Acting Police Chief calling for an inquiry into an incident involving the assault of a van driver along the Kandy road yesterday (Jul 18).

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Remains of young girl washed away by floodwaters recovered in Agarapatana


The body of a young girl swept away along with her sister by floodwaters in Agarapatana has been recovered today (Jul 19).

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Colombo Magistrate's court to receive building complex worth USD 94.5 million


A brand new building complex will be constructed at the Colombo Magistrate’s Court at a cost of USD 94.

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Body of landslide victim recovered from rubble in Ginigathhena


The body of a 64-year old man trapped under the rubble of a shop due to a landslide in Ginigathhena was recovered this morning.

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UN Special Rapporteur lauds rule of law in Sri Lanka following terrorist attacks


UN’s Special Rapporteur Clément Nyaletsossi Voule who is currently touring Sri Lanka, has appreciated the manner in which rule of law was ensured in the country following the April 21 terrorist attacks.

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Motorcyclist killed as tree falls due to inclement weather in Teldeniya


A 29-year old has been killed after a tree had fallen over him while travelling on a motorcycle in Teldeniya last night.

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Probe underway into funding of Batticaloa Campus; FCID tells court


The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) informed the Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne yesterday (Jul 18) that it is investigating into the funds received for the controversial Batticaloa Campus in the East.

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