Interpol warrent issued for Udayanga Weeratunga


The Colombo Fort Magistrate's Court today issued a warrent to arrest Sri Lanka's former Ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga.

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Dilrukshi resumes duties as Additional Solicitor General


Dilrukshi Dias Wickramasinghe, who resigned as Director General of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC), today assumed duties as an Additional Solicitor General.

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Family members of former Maldivian Defence Minister call on intl. community to intervene in securing his release


Family members of former Maldivian Defence Minister Col (Ret) Mohamed Nazim today called on the Sri Lankan government and the international community to intervene in securing the release of the politician who has been placed under house arrest for the past 20 months.

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India offers solar plant in Trincomalee


A month after Sri Lanka decided to scrap a coal power project involving the NTPC, in Trincomalee, India has offered to build a solar power plant in the port town.

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Divinaguma to be renamed as Samurdhi


The Cabinet have approved a proposal to revert back to the name “Sanurdhi”  instead of “Divingamuma” for the social benefit programme in improving of living standards of low income communities.

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No more power cuts from today - Ministry


The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy has announced that there will be no more power cuts from today (19) as Unit 2 of the Lakvijaya Coal Power Plant in Norochcholai has recommenced generating electricity.

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Body of a retired army spy over Lasantha's murder exhumed


Sri Lankan police Wednesday exhumed the body of a retired army spy whose supposed suicide note claimed responsibility for the 2009 murder of a prominent anti-establishment newspaper editor, a police officer said.

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Tissa Attanayake remanded


Former United National Party (UNP) General Secretary Tissa Attanayake was today remanded by the Colombo High Court till December 5 in connection with a case involving alleged forged documents.

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Deadline for delimitation committee report extended


The deadline for the submission of the report compiled by the committee to look into complaints arising from the delimitation of new wards, has been extended further till December 31.

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