Firearms license renewal from Oct 1 to Dec 31


The renewal of licenses for firearms for next year by the Defence Ministry will take place from October 1 to December 31, the Media Centre for the Defence Ministry said today.

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Education Minister provides computer lab to Lankagama school


The Lankagama Junior School today received a computer lab on the initiative of Education Reforms Minister Susil Premajayantha.

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"We escaped only seven minutes before building collapsed," son of Kandy building owner


A former Basnayake Nilame who owned the building that collapsed in Kandy claiming the lives of three persons including an infant said today that he left the building only after it started crumbling and not well before it collapsed.

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Street dramas in Kilinochchi against sexual violence on women and children


A group of women in Kilinochchi today came out to perform street dramas to educate children and women on issues of sexual abuse and drugs.

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Traffic lane system in Galle and Matara too


The traffic lane system was today expanded to the outstations on a trial basis with plans to introduce it to other areas of the country, police said.

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One kg heroin parcel found afloat in mid-sea


A parcel containing heroin floating in the sea has been found by the police on a tip-off from a fisherman in the Sinnapaduwa, Mundalama area, Police said today.

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Siam City Cement (Lanka) Ltd takes immediate action against encroaching and deforesting of leased quarry land 


  At a recent emergency meeting presided by the Minister of Forest Conservation C.

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More rains and gusty winds today


Heavy rains in the Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces, and gusty winds in the Northern, North Central and North-Western provinces, Trincomalee district and in the western slopes of the central hills are expected, the Meteorological department warned.

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SJB to take up Harin's remarks: Sajith


The statement made by MP Harin Fernando regarding Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith is to be taken up by the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), leader of the party Sajith Premadasa said.

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APHNH reiterates that healthcare worker safety is patient safety


The Association of Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes (APHNH), in commemoration of World Patient Safety Day, has recognised that healthcare worker protection has been integral to ensuring patient safety during the pandemic.

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Over 1,000 arrested in Western Province


Over 1,000 persons wanted by the police in the Western Province were arrested in an operation carried out from dusk to dawn, Police said.

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Leaked documents identify SL as high risk jurisdiction for money laundering


Sri Lanka has been flagged by several international banks as a high risk jurisdiction in relation to money laundering in leaked documents analysed by hundreds of journalists worldwide.

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