LTTE cadres involved in serious crimes will not be released


LTTE cadres who have been convicted of serious crimes nor those against whom trials are on ongoing in courts will be released by the Government, Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapaksha said today.

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Four named as respondents in Avant Garde inquiry


The Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC) named four individuals as the respondents in the alleged frauds at the Avant- Garde security company.

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President leaves for Malta


President Maithripala Sirisena left for Malta this morning to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (GHOGM) – 2015, to be held at Fort St.

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Navy arrests 20 Indian fishermen


Twenty fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel on charges of allegedly violating the International Maritime Boundary Line this morning.

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Student commits suicide demanding release of “ political prisoners”


A student from a prominent school in Jaffna committed suicide  after reportedly writing a note that the government should release all the “Tamil political prisoners”.

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Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa arrived at the Presidential Commission investigating large scale corruption today to record a statement.

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India may link terror to decision on India-Pak series


The Indian government is examining BCCI's request for a green signal for the Indian cricket team to play Pakistan in Sri Lanka in December, amid indications that Islamabad's continuing support to terror groups will be a major factor in shaping the decision.

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Lanka may have new Constitution by mid-2016


The 1978 Constitution of Sri Lanka may well become a thing of the past by the middle of next year if the present plan fructifies.

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Lane laws to be strictly implemented


The Sri Lanka Police are set to  strictly enforce the traffic lane laws in the Colombo area from today Nov 26.

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