IP Kapila Nishantha arrested over abduction of two businessmen in Rathgama


Police Inspector Kapila Nishantha of the Special Investigations Unit (Southern Province) was arrested by the CID today (Feb 18) over the abduction of two businessmen in Rathgama.

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Petition filed at Supreme Court against EC calling for Provincial polls


A petition has been filed by the Truth Seekers Movement against the Elections Commission (EC) calling for a Supreme Court order to be issued on the latter to conduct the elections of six provincial bodies whose terms have been expired.

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Driver of bus involved in Marawila accident arrested


The driver of a private bus involved in a tragic accident which killed three and injured 19 in Marawila has been arrested today (Feb 18).

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Remarks made by SL players following test victory "unacceptable" : Minister Ranatunga


Minister Arjuna Ranatunga has said that the remarks made by the Sri Lankan cricketers inside the dressing room following their recent victory cannot be accepted under any circumstances.

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Special traffic plans in place for Gangarama Navam Maha Perahera


Vehciular movement will be temporarily suspended from Sir James Peiris Mawatha/Slave Island Roundabout to Pittala Junction until the conclusion of the Gangarama Perahera which will commence at 7:00 pm today (Feb 18).

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Finance Ministry signs agreement with AFD for Rs 15 b wastewater project


The Finance Ministry today (Feb 18) signed an agreement with the French Agency for Development (AFD) for a Rs 15 billion wastewater disposal project in Ratmalana and Moratuwa.

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Businessman remanded until Feb 25 over tax fraud


A businessman who was arrested and later released on bail over an import tax fraud  has been ordered to be remanded until February 25.

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Permits for electric chain-saws to be issued from Feb 20


Registration for all electric chain-saws will commence from February 20.

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Two Lankan women arrested for attempting to smuggle gold worth Rs 33.1 m into India


Two Sri Lankan women were arrested at the Mumbai Airport today (Feb 18) for attempting to smuggle  gold worth Rs 33.

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Gangarama Perahera from 7 pm onwards today and tomorrow


The Gangarama Navam Maha Perahera will take place today (Feb 18) and tomorrow from 7 pm onwards.

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Grade One students yet to receive uniform vouchers : Joseph Stalin


Students who were recently admitted to Grade One have not received their uniform vouchers as of yet, Chairman of the Ceylon Teachers Union (CTU) Joseph Stalin said.

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Thilaka Jayasundara assumes duties as DG of Public Enterprises Department


Thilaka Jayasundara today (Feb 18) assumed duties as the Director General of the Department of Public Enterprises.

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