Four suspects including Anuradhapura Mayor remanded until June 24


Fours suspects including the Anuradhapura Mayor and the former Chairman of the North Central Provincial Council have been remanded until June 24 in a case filed against them.

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Protest opposite Fort Railway station demanding release of author Shakthika


A protest is being held opposite the Colombo Fort Railway station demanding the release of author Shakthika Sathkumara.

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Court fines 53 suspects nabbed with narcotics during Facebook Party


The Balangoda Magistrate's Court today (Jun 17) imposed fines on 53 suspects who were arrested during a Facebook party in Ratnapura yesterday.

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SC to hear petition seeking to conduct PC polls on September 09


The writ petition which was filed seeking an order to conduct the Provincial Council elections has been fixed for September 09 by the Supreme Court.

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State patronage for Mihintale Perahera, Poson to be declared a National Festival


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will expedite legal action to obtain state patronage for the Mihintale Poson Perahera and to declare Poson as a National Festival.

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Presidential Commission calls for report on bank account of Batticaloa Campus


The Presidential Commission probing state sector corruption has instructed the Bank of Ceylon (BOC) to provide details on the bank account of the controversial Batticaloa Campus on June 20.

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PCoI probes allegations against Rishad for preparing fake land deeds


Four persons whose names had  been used to allegedly prepare fake land deeds by Minister Rishad Bathiudeen appeared before the Presidential Commission probing state sector corruption today (Jun 17).

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Suspect nabbed with four grams of heroin receives life imprisonment term


A three-wheel driver who was nabbed with 4.

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Speaker, President agree to stop summoning intelligence officers before PSC


Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and President Maithripala Sirisena have agreed to stop summoning intelligence officers before the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday attacks, sources told Times Online.

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Colombo Port's new 17-storey head office worth US$20 mln


Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) will be setting up its new 17-storey head office building at a cost of US$20 million scheduled for completion in two years.

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Sri Lanka's Raavana-1 research satellite to be released into orbit today


The 'RAAVANA-1' research satellite launched by two young Sri Lankan scientists will be released into the orbit today (Jun 17).

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CEB launches new mobile app


The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has launched a mobile app to make inquiries or provide complaints on electricity-related matters.

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