Suspect linked to extremist activities arrested in Kalmunai


A suspect who is accused of having links to extremist groups was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in Kalmunai today (May 22).

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All street name boards to be installed in three languages only : PM Wickremesinghe


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed that all name boards of streets must be printed in Sinhala, Tamil and English alone.

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Public officials to be paid interim monthly allowance of Rs 2500 from July 1


Public officials will be paid a special interim monthly allowance of Rs 2500 from July 01, the Ministry of Finance announced today (May 22).

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Kelaniya Uni to recommence academic activities on May 28


Academic activities for the undergraduates of all faculties at the University of Kelaniya will recommence on May 28, the university's administration has announced.

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Navy discover weapons, ammo under Gengea bridge in Muthur


Several weapons and ammunition were recovered under the Gengea bridge by Navy personnel yesterday (May 21).

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Minuwangoda unrest : 30 suspects released on bail, 17 further remanded


A total of 30 suspects who were arrested over the recent unrest in Minuwangoda have been released on bail today (May 22).

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'Swashakthi' social development programme to assist Easter terror attack victims


A special social development programme titled 'Swashakthi' will be launched in the near future in order to uplift the lives of families of victims of the Easter Sunday terror attack.

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June 03 to be declared as National Language Day


The government has decided to declare June 03 as  National Language Day while the corresponding week will be declared as the National Language Week in future.

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Cabinet approves purchase of power from two barge mounted power plants


Cabinet approval has been granted to purchase additional power from two barge mounted power plants in Kerawalapitiya and Galle upon a proposal put forward by the Prime Minister yesterday (May 21).

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Proposal to establish Vavuniya Campus as a University approved by Cabinet


The cabinet of ministers has approved a proposal to establish the Vavuniya Campus at the Jaffna University as a fully fledged  University.

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Wellampitiya OIC transferred to Galle Police Division - Police


The OIC of the Wellampitiya Police has been transferred to the Galle Police Division, police said today (May 22).

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Second Special High Court commences hearings today


The newly-established Second Special High Court will commence its initial hearings today after summons were issued on a former specialist doctor at the Kuliyapitiya Base Hospital for a bribery case yesterday (May 21).

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