Largest quantity of heroin to be destroyed this year


Around 1900 kilos of heroin will be destroyed this year, in what would be the largest haul of heroin to be destroyed in the country, the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) said.

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Beliatta PS Chairman arrested over assault incident


The Chairman of the Beliatta Pradeshiya Sabha has been arrested over an incident of assault today (Jul 22), Police said.

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Veteran radio announcer Kusum Peiris passes away


Veteran radio announcer, lyricist & dubbing artist Kusum Peiris passed away at the age of 71 today (Jul 22).

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Strong winds to reduce from July 24 : Met. Dept.


The strong windy conditions experienced in the country last week, are expected to reduce from July 24, the Department of Meteorology said today (Jul 22).

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One nabbed at BIA with foreign currency worth Rs 8.9 m


An individual who attempted to smuggle out foreign currency worth around Rs 8.

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Ex-SLMC Ministers to refrain from resuming office


Former ministers representing the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) have decided to refrain from resuming office until the problems of the Muslim community are resolved.

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One killed in Rathgama shooting


An individual has died in a shooting incident which took place in Rathgama yesterday (Jul 20) night, police said.

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Thirty domestic workers who faced abuse return from Kuwait


Thirty Sri Lankan domestic workers who faced abuse by members of a foreign employment agency in Kuwait, have returned to the island today (Jul 21).

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Registration of Electors Act to be amended


The cabinet of ministers has agreed to amend the Registration of Electors Act upon a proposal put forward by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (Jul 19).

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Laws to be introduced preventing civilians from wearing of army fatigues or identical uniforms


The cabinet of ministers has granted approval to prepare a new bill which would prevent civilans from wearing or possessing army fatigues or any other identical uniform.

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Four suspects involved in VIP convoy assault incident remanded until July 22


Four persons attached to a VIP convoy who were arrested for involvment  in the assault of a van driver this week, have been remanded until July 22.

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