Accused in rape case nabbed after absconding for 15 years


Hungama Police have arrested an individual who had been evading courts for 15 years after being sentenced to four years Rigorous Imprisonment (RI) after being convicted of rape and fraud.

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Anti-SAITM protest near Parliament tear gassed


Police have used tear gas and water cannon to disperse a protest march conducted by university students near Parliament premises in Battaramulla a short while ago.

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Sathyagraha held calling for release of Gnanasara Thera


A Sathyagraha was held opposite the Colombo Fort Railway Station yesterday calling for the release of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven.

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Two French naval ships arrive at Colombo port


The naval ships ‘Dixmude’ and ‘Surcouf’ belonging to the French Navy arrived at the port of Colombo yesterday on a goodwill visit, Navy said.

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In Pictures: Postal workers protest in Colombo


Postal employees held a protest in Colombo yesterday (18) demanding the Government address their demands, which has led to a continuous island-wide postal strike.

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Harbouring of Army Absentees is a punishable offence; Army


Sri Lanka Army Headquarters requested public from aiding or abetting Army deserters, harbouring or using them for any anti-social acts since it is a punishable offence according to Penal code, a statement from Army said, The Army said it has been brought to notice that sections of Army deserters or those absent without leave (AWOL), some of them still in hiding, are reportedly involved in committing criminal acts, robberies and various anti-social acts in different parts of the island.

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President's former Chief of Staff and former Timber Corp. Chairman further remanded


President Maithripala Sirisena's former Chief of Staff, Dr I.

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Hearing of Gnanasara Thera's appeal postponed


The Homagama Magistrate's Court today postponed the hearing of the appeal of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven.

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Postal workers’ protest near Central Mail Exchange


The road  towards Maradana on D.

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Heads of State Institutions responsible for paying salaries to excess staff


The Government has decided that the Secretaries to Ministries, Heads of Departments, Chairpersons, executive officers and Accountants of Government Institutions should take the responsibility of paying salaries to redundant workers they have employed in addition to the approved Cadre.

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Passengers to arrive 4 hours before departure at BIA


SriLankan Airlines has informed all passengers to arrive at the airport four hours early prior to departure due to a series of renovation work expected to commence today at the Bandaranaike International Airport.

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