Deputy Minister Arundika Fernando at FCID


Deputy Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Arundika Fernando is currently at the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID).

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Court bans two protests on SAITM issue


The Colombo Chief Magistrate has banned two protest scheduled to take place in Colombo today regarding the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM).

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Jetty roof blown off less than six months after completion


A sudden strong gust of wind had uprooted the roof of a jetty housing fishing boats at Aluthwatta in Chilaw on Sunday (25) less than six months after its completion.

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Protest against Uma Oya Project tomorrow


The Organization to safeguard Uma Oya is planning to hold a massive public protest tomorrow (28) in Bandarawela town over the Government's alleged inaction to assist those who have been victims of the 'distructive' Uma Oya Project and for not taking measures to protect the central highlands which are under threat from the project.

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Unions launch Indefinite postal strike


Postal services throughout the country have been affected from this morning after postal trade unions launched an indefinite strike from midnight yesterday.

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Sri Lankans from Christmas Island sent to Colombo overnight via Australian Govt. chartered jet


The return of Sri Lankans from Christmas Island to Colombo overnight on an Australian  government charter jet has fuelled speculation that Australian Border Force  inter­cepted a suspected asylum vessel in the past week, the Australian reported.

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AirAsia faces fresh probe after troubled Perth-Kuala Lumpur flight


The "technical issue" responsible for causing a mid-air drama on an AirAsia X flight from Perth to Kuala Lumpur was just the latest safety incident involving the low-cost airline, ABC Australia reported.

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In pictures : Muslim devotees in the North celebrate the end of Ramadan


Muslim devotees across the world are took part in Eid al-Fitr celebrations to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan on Sunday.

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Scottish woman whose young Lankan husband was killed appeals for funds to get back home


A Scottish woman whose Sri Lankan husband was murdered is appealing for funds so she can return home to Edinburgh, a foreign publication reported.

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