Five persons attempting to flee to Ukraine arrested at BIA with fake passports


Five persons who arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport  (BIA) in Katunayake using fake South Korean passports were arrested by Immigration Department officials today (Feb 20).

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'Wedikande Kasun' arrested until March 06 over Rs 800 m theft


'Wedikande Kasun' who was arrested over a theft of a diamond and some gems has been remanded by the Gangodawila Magistrate until March 06.

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Minister Kiriella to head four member committee to investigate Minister Ramanayake's allegations of cocaine usage


Leader of the House, Minister Lakshman Kiriella will head a four member committee appointed by the UNP to probe allegations levelled by State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake that there were Ministers and MPs who were cocaine users.

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Health Ministry attempting to sabotage anti-rabies campaigns : SVSA


The State Veterninary Surgeons' Association (SVSA) has claimed that owing to the actions of the Health Minister the rabies prevention campaigns in the country are being sabotaged.

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State Minister Ranjan shocked over UNP's decision to conduct probe over remarks on cocaine


State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake has said that he is shocked over his party's decision to initiate investigations over his recent  remarks on the alleged  consumption of cocaine by Ministers and Parliamentarians.

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AG, polls chief to be called before next party leader's meeting over PC polls


The Attorney General and the Chairman of the Elections Commission will be called before the next party leader's meeting to discuss matters pertaining to the Provincial Council elections.

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Case on Mannar bone samples postponed until court receives hardcopy of reports


The case pertaining to the carbon dating reports of bone samples from the Mannar mass grave has been postponed until the hardcopy of all six bone samples can be produced before court.

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SLC polls to be held tomorrow as planned


The Appeal Court has announced that the Sri Lanka Cricket election would go ahead tomorrow (Feb 21) as planned.

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Hashim at SriLankan CoI to record statement 


Minister Kabir Hashim presented himself today at the CID Investigation Unit of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) probing allegations of large scale frauds and malpractices in SriLankan Airlines, Sri Lankan Catering Ltd and Mihin Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.

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Roads leading from Ceramic junction, Galle Face roundabout closed due to protest march


The road leading from Ceramic junction towards the Galle Face roundabout has been closed due to a protest march, police said.

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Senior politicians should dedicate themselves to the causes of the country: Speaker


Speaker Karu Jayasuirya appealed to all senior politicians that they should dedicate themselves for the sake of the country despite political differences.

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Two including STF sub-inspector arrested with kerala cannabis worth Rs 500,000


A sub-inspector attached to the Special Task Force (STF) was arrested with another individual while transporting kerala cannabis worth Rs 500,000 today (Feb 20).

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