182kg of Kerala cannabis seized during successful naval operations in past 72 hours


The Navy managed to seize 182kg and 456g of Kerala cannabis during successful operations conducted across the country in the past 72 hours.

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Constitutional Council approves new appointments to judiciary


The Constitutional Council which met at Parliament today approved the names of Chairman of Court of Appeal Yasantha Kodagoda to be appointed as a Supreme Court Judge and A.

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Three Lankan students return from province hit by Coronavirus


Three Sri Lankan students residing in the Chinese province where the coronavirus has been spreading claiming 25 lives, have returned to Sri Lanka, a Foreign Ministry official said.

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Major (Retd) Ajith Prasanna remanded


Activist Major (Retd) Ajith Prasanna currently facing contempt charges was  remanded until February 7, by the Colombo High courts.

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President instructs to strictly comply with law when issuing arrest warrants


President Gotabaya Rajapaksa instructed law enforcement officers that they should carry out their duties without any fear or favour, but their actions should strictly be in compliance with the law when it comes to issuing an arrest warrant against an individual, Presidential Secretariat said.

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Speaker confirms Ranjan did not hand over audio of phone calls


Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today confirmed that UNP MP Ranjan Ramanayake did not hand over any audio recordings of phone calls to Parliament.

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Rs 250 million daily loss to CEB due to delay in Norochcholai Stage II


The delay in implementing the second stage of the Norochcholai coal power plant is costing the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) a loss of Rs 250 million on a daily basis, Minister of Power and Energy Mahinda Amaraweera stated.

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IGP appoints committee to look into arresting HC judge Pilapitiya


Acting IGP Jayantha Wickramaratne has appointed a committee comprised of senior police officers including a Senior DIG to make recommendations on executing the Attorney General's instructions to arrest High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitiya.

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One killed in wasp attack in Kotagala


At least one persons was killed and four persons are in a critical condition after a wasp attack on them in the Pathana area in Kotagala.

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AG directs CCD to obtain arrest warrant on HC judge


The Attorney Generals Department has directed the Colombo Crime Division to obtain a warrant to arrest High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitiya who is under interdiction over his controversial phone conversations with former State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake.

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Bhikkhu uni students protest US-Chinese interference in SL


The Inter University Bhikkhu Federation (IUBF) staged a protest today opposite the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo against what it says is US and Chinese interference in Sri Lanka's internal affairs.

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Killing of medical faculty student: husband remanded till February 6


An Army Officer who was arrested over the brutal killing of a medical faculty student of Univeristy of Jaffna yesterday was remanded by Jaffna Magistrate Courts till February 6 today.

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