Three-wheel driver injured as police fire shots for ignoring signal to stop

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A three-wheel driver has been injured after police fired shots at him for ignoring signals to stop at a roadblock in Gampaha, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said (Jun 20).

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Met Department warns of rough seas in several areas including Colombo

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The Meteorological Department has warned of rough seas between Puttalam - Colombo and Galle - Matara until 12:30 pm tomorrow (Jun 20).

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Expropriation Act passed in Parliament

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The Expropriation act was passed in Parliament with 91 votes in favour and 69 votes against it.

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North Governor's Secretary, Provincial Education Secretary appointed

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The Secretaries to the Northern Governor and the Northern Provincial Education Secretary received their appointments today (Jun 20).

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AG instructs action against nine senior police officials over Easter Sunday attacks

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The Attorney General (AG) has instructed the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) to take disciplinary action against nine senior police officials including three DIG's over the Easter Sunday attacks.

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Govt to commence Rs 6.1 billion worth road construction project in the South

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The government will embark on a 51-kilometre long road construction project at a cost of Rs 6.

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Minister Karunanayake and wife ordered to appear before CID on July 7

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The Colombo Chief Magistrate's court today (Jun 20) instructed Minister Ravi Karunanayake and his wife to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department on July 7.

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ACJU rejects statements by BBS on 'Maktab' education

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The All Ceylon Jamiathul Ulama (ACJU) has rejected accusations made by the Bodu Bala Sena (Buddhist Power Force) movement on ‘Maktab’ education claiming that it propagates extremism.

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Railway trade unionists to take part in 48-hour strike from midnight

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Railway trade unions have decided to commence a 48-hour strike action from midnight after talks with the Finance Ministry on resolving their issues ended in a failure.

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President urges swift deployment of military for UN peacekeeping missions

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President Maithripala Sirisena has urged the Human Rights Commission (HRC) to co-ordinate with the relevant authorities and expedite the deployment of military personnel for UN peacekeeping missions.

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President instructs release of suspects arrested under PTA for minor offences

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President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed security forces to release those who have been arrested over minor offences under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).

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Health Ministry hands over Ford ambulance to Parliament Medical Centre

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The Health Ministry today (Jun 20) handed over a Ford ambulance to the the Parliament Medical Centre, the Speaker's office said.

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