Three Indian fishermen nabbed with heroin


Three Indian fishermen have been arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy with 2 kilograms of heroin in the seas off Arippu in Silawathura, Mannar.

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Fire breaks out at Bambalapitiya building


A fire has broken out at a building along Duplication Road in Bambalapitiya.

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New Chief of Staff at Sri Lanka Army


Major General Ubaya Medawela has been appointed as the new Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army.

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Controversial Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill approved


The controversial Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill was approved by the House with 112 voting for and 46 against the Bill.

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New CCTV system for Parliament


The Cabinet has approved the replacement of sound,CCTV, master clock and exchange telephone systems.

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New road in Battaramulla


The cabinet have approved a proposal to build a by-pass road of four kilometers  from Polduwa to Koswatta junction to minimize  traffic congestion around the Battaramulla area.

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Clash in Kilinochchi between Police and protesters


A clash broke out yesterday between those who were  were demonstrating against the shooting of two Jaffna University students, and the Police near the hospital in Kilinochchi Town.

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JVP holds protest against VAT


The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today held a protest near the Parliament complex against the Government's decision to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT).

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Probe into Jaffna Uni students death;empty bullet casing found


A Special police team investigating into the death of two students attached to Jaffna University found  an empty bullet casing of AK 47 near the crime scene today, since six days after the crime.

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