Ten fresh charges filed in US against Gotabhaya Rajapaksa


Ten fresh torture charges have been filed against former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa at the Central District Court of California in US yesterday (Jun 26).

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SLFP decides to nominate own presidential candidate


The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has decided to nominate its own presidential candidate for the upcoming polls, party General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekara told Times Online.

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Sir Richard Branson writes to PM Wickremesinghe against death penalty


Renowned business magnate Sir Richard Branson has called on the Sri Lankan government to uphold its four decade moratorium on the death penalty.

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New Act to replace Crime Victims and Witnesses Protection Act


The government has decided to introduce a new Act as a replacement to the Protection of Victims of Crime and Witnesses Act.

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STF bust illegal communication hubs run by Filipino, two locals


A Filipino national and two locals were arrested for operating two illegal communication hubs in Mulleriyawa and Korathota respectively.

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3000 kilos of heroin seized since 2010 ; 1000 kilos this year : Police


Nearly 3000 kilos of heroin have been seized since 2010, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said.

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Man nabbed while attempting to smuggle out nearly Rs 15 million to Dubai


An individual who attempted to smuggle out Rs 14.

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UK warns against moves to implement death penalty


The UK foreign office has warned that Sri Lanka would lose its global reputation as a tourist and business hub if the death penalty is implemented in the country.

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AG agrees to amend indictments against former Defence Sec. Gotabhaya


The Attorney General (AG) today (Jun 26) agreed to amend the indictments filed against former Defence Secretary and others involved in the D A Rajapaksa memorial museum misappropriation case at the Special High Court.

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Education Ministry official denies revealing details on school text books before PCoI


The Education Ministry's Director (School Supplies) has refuted media reports of his remarks at a Presidential Commission against the Education Minister recently.

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Indian fishing vessels seized off Delft Islands


Four individuals were arrested along with an Indian fishing vessel off Delft Islands today (Jun 26), the Navy Spokesman told Times Online.

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Chathurika Sirisena issued summons to appear before court on Sep 25


Summons have been issued on Chathurika Sirisena, the daughter of President Maithripala Sirisena to appear before the Colombo Fort Magistrate's court on September 25.

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