Private, SLTB buses operating along Hatton-Kandy route launch strike


Private buses and Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) buses operating from Hatton to Kandy have staged a strike action today (May 24).

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Sri Lankan with possible links to Easter Sunday attackers arrested over visa violations in Myanmar


A 39-year old Sri Lankan national who had close links with the terrorist group linked to the Easter Sunday bombings has been arrested in Myanmar.

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In Pictures : Gnanasara Thero’s release from prison


Captured below are scenes witnessed outside the Welikada Prison as Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero was released on presidential pardon yesterday (May 23).

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Country must act with patience to fight terrorism : Gnanasara Thero


The country must act with patience instead of panicking in order to combat terrorism, Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero said yesterday (May 23).

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Politicians, clergy seek removal of Pakistani refugees from Vavuniya


A group of politicians and religious clergy have addressed a letter to the Vavuniya District Secretary's office seeking the removal of 38 Pakistani refugees from the area.

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TNA condemns President's decision to release Gnanasara Thero


The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has vehemntly condemned President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to release Ven Gnanasara Thero on presidential pardon today (May 23).

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BBS General Secretary Gnanasara Thero released from Prison


Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero has been released from prison a short while ago.

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Prisons Commissioner receives documents on Presidential pardon for Gnanasara Thero


Documents pertaining to the presidential pardon of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Gnanasara Thero have been received by the Prisons Department today (May 23), Prisons Commissioner General T.

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Sandhya Ekneligoda expresses concern for family's safety should Gnanasara Thero be released


Missing journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda's wife, Sandhya Ekneligoda has expressed concern over  hers and her children's security should Bodu Bala Sen Gen Secretary Ven Galagoda Atththe Gnanasara Thero be released.

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Siblings of St. Anthony's Church suicide bomber produced before court


The siblings of Alaudeen Muath - an Easter Sunday suicide bomber, were produced before the Colombo Chief Magistrate's court today (May 23).

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PHU files FR petition seeking interim order on arrest of Madhumadhava Aravinda


The Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) today (May 23) filed a fundamental rights petition at the Supreme Court seeking an interim order, to prevent the arrest of Madhumadhava Aravinda.

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Hotline launched to inform authorities about parents being inconvenienced over schools security measures


The Education Ministry has introduced a hotline to provide information regarding instances of parents and students who have been inconvenienced due to unapproved regulations at schools.

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