MT New Diamond owners agree to settle Rs 340m interim claim

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The owners of oil tanker MT New Diamond have informed the Attorney General of their agreement to settle the entire interim claim of Rs 340 million submitted by Government stakeholders.

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Russian tested positive for COVID-19 in Matara

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A Russian airline crew member who was in a tourist hotel in Polhena, Matara has been tested positive for Coronavirus, the Chief Medical Officer of Matara Municipal Council Dr.

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Former President warned by CoI probing Easter attacks

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Former President Maitripala Sirisena, his private secretary and the three Auxiliary Bishops were warned by the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) probing into last year’s Easter attacks over public statements issued by the parties.

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Cannabis concealed in freezer truck found

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Two persons smuggling Kerala Ganja worth Rs 10 million concealed in a freezer truck transporting fish from Thalaimanna to Embilipitiya were arrested by police at Kunchikulam in Madu.

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Finance Ministry to limit obtaining direct loans

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The Ministry of Finance has decided to limit obtaining direct loans from international banks and countries for a period of two years, a senior official of the ministry said.

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In Pictures: Huge boulder blocks Colombo-Hatton Main Road

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The road between Colombo and Hatton has been blocked for traffic at Rampadeniya in the Ginigathhena police division due to a large boulder falling onto the main road this morning (24).

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Drug kingpin killed in shootout

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A leading drug leader Rohana Harrold de Silva alias ‘Kudu Roha’ has been killed in a shootout with police in Kochchikade,  Negombo, Police said, Police said the shootout took place when the druglord was attempting to flee the country to India via sea.

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Maithri and Secretary before Easter Sunday Commission today

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Former President Maithripala Sirisena and his private secretary have been directed to appear before the Commission of inquiry probing the Easter Sunday attacks for issuing a statement regarding the ongoing inquiry.

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Raddella Holdings launches Sri Lanka’s first Biotech Insulin manufacturing plant 

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Raddella Holdings has introduced yet another revolutionary first with the launch of Sri Lanka’s first and only biotech insulin manufacturing plant.

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People’s Bank, first state bank to accept fingerprints for pensioner verification

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People's Bank has made history by becoming the first state bank to accept fingerprints of pensioners for verification purposes, in lieu of the conventional life certificate.

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Political witch-hunts through questionable motives against member states need to be halted: President tells UN

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Addressing the 75th General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) today, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa stressed that in order to ensure the sustainability and the credibility of the Organization, political witch hunts through questionable motives against Member States, need to be halted.

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