Court re-issues arrest warrant on Jaliya Wickramasuriya


The Colombo Fort Magistrate today re-issued the open warrant for the arrest of Sri Lanka's former Ambassador to the US, Jaliya Wickramasuriya.

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Operation launched to catch rogue elephant inside Ridiyagama Safari Park


Wildlife officers have launched a special operation to capture a wild elephant that gained entry into the Ridiyagama Safari Park in Amabalantota.

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Pakistan’s Jinnah Scholarships for 182 Sri Lankan students


The Government of Pakistan through its High Commission in Sri Lanka has awarded scholarships to 182 meritorious Sri Lankan students of A’ levels under prestigious Jinnah Scholarship programme, Pakistan High Commission in Colombo said.

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101 Trinco fishermen held for engaging in illegal fishing


Navy apprehended 101 fishermen along with 14 dinghies for engaging in illegal fishing practices in the seas off Trincomalee harbour during the past two weeks, according to the Navy.

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Pakistani investors here to explore new investment opportunities


A group of Investors from several companies of Pakistan has arrived to Island to find out about the new investment opportunities where they met with President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s official residence,yesterday.

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New Judges to Court of Appeal appointed


High Court Judge M A Samayawardana and Senior Deputy Solicitor General Arjuna Obeysekara sworn in as new judges of Court of Appeal before the President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday, Presidential Secretariat said.

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No Chinese militarization of Hambantota port: PM


China will never interferes in Sri Lanka's internal affairs and is willing to work with the Sri Lankan side to push forward its economic and social development by promoting new type of international relations featuring mutual respect, fairness and justice, win-win cooperation, Chinese Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan told Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

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SLFP Ministers end Cabinet meeting boycott


Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Ministers, who boycotted last week's Cabinet meeting, attended the Cabinet meeting held this morning.

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Two arrested with Rs.70, 000 worth of fake currency notes


Two suspects were arrested with Rs 70, 000 worth of forged currency notes in Eragama, Damana last night (23).

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Lankan Parliamentary delegation led by Speaker on official visit to Vietnam


A high-level delegation from the Sri Lakan Parliament  led by  Speaker Karu Jayasuriya  is on an official visit to Việtnam fromtill April  27.

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Chairman of the  Kataragama Pradeshiya Sabha and three others remanded


Chairman of the  Kataragama Pradeshiya Sabha,  Chanaka Amila Rangana and three  others were remanded today after surrendering to courts, over the violent clashes in Kataragama in January , police said.

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