Three arrested for attacking tipper trucks carrying waste to Aruwakkalu


Three persons have been arrested for attacking a tipper truck which had been transporting waste from Colombo to Aruwakkalu today (Aug 19).

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UNP to convene special meeting today


The United National Party (UNP) is set to meet today (Aug 19) to decide on its presidential candidate and discuss matters on its proposed alliance, Minister Ravi Karunanayake said.

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Woman dies after jumping off Kothalawala hospital building


A woman has died after jumping off the sixth floor of the Sir John Kotelawala Defence University Hospital building in Boralesgamuwa yesterday (Aug 18).

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85 kilos of heroin seized from fishing trawler


Around 85 kilograms of heroin has been recovered from a mulit-day fishing trawler under the custody of the Navy yesterday (Aug 18).

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NPP Presidential candidate Dissanayake pledges to focus on uniting communities


National People’s Power (NPP) presidential candidate Anura Kumara Dissanayake has said that he would focus on uniting all communities to develop human resources in the country if voted into power.

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Excise Dept. launches hotline for illicit liquor related complaints


The Excise Department has launched a new 24-hour hotline to file complaints on illicit liquor from tomorrow (Aug 19).

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Sri Lanka emerge champions of Police Cricket World Cup


Sri Lanka Police emerged champions of the sixth Police Cricket World Cup played in England yesterday (Aug 17).

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Police bust illegal migration attempt to Australia


Twelve persons who attempted to illegally migrate to Australia by boat have been arrested in Chilaw, police said.

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Management Services Department of the Ministry of Finance working out a mechanism to promote Police officers


The Management Services Department of the Ministry of Finance has been working out a mechanism to promote constables to positions up to Chief Inspectors of Police despite the existing cadre positions in the Police Department.

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Police seek public assistance to locate suspect over credit card racket


The police has sought the assistance of the public to locate a suspect who is wanted over a credit card racket in the country.

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Sri Lanka’s first vehicle assembly plant declared open in Matugama


Sri Lanka’s first vehicle assembly plant constructed as a joint venture between two companies in India and Sri Lanka was declared open in Matugama today (Aug 16).

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Regional immigration office to be opened in Galle


A regional office of the Immigration and Emigration Department will be opened in Galle by the end of this year, Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena said.

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