Nine Iranians nabbed with 107 kg of heroin ; contraband intended to reach SL drug dealer


Nine Iranian nationals were arrested with 107.

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CEB releases schedule of power cuts starting from tomorrow


The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has released a schedule outlining the timeframes during which power failures might be faced across the country starting from tomorrow (Mar 25).

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Special operation to arrest misbehaving individuals during Big Match season in Kandy


A special operation will be conducted by the police in order to apprehend individuals who displayed unruly behaviour during the Big Match season in Kandy.

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SL delegation briefs UN High Commissioner Bachelet on the country’s progress


The Sri Lankan delegation at the 40th UNHRC sessions have discussed with the UN Human Rights Commissioner, the importance of compiling the High Commissioner's report with authentic facts by working closely with relevant bodies such as the Human Rights Commission.

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CTSU threatens unannounced strike over unresolved salary issues


The Ceylon Teachers Services Union (CTSU) has threatened an unannounced strike action if the salary issues of teachers are not resolved before April 22.

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Unidentified gunmen rob fuel station in Thalangama


A fuel station in Thalangama was robbed at around 7:30 pm today (Mar 23) by two unidentified gunmen who had arrived on a motorcycle.

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One dead, 19 injured in accident near Southern Expressway


One person has died while 19 individuals were left injured following an accident at  Lewwanduwa in close proximity to the Welipanna exit of the Southern Expressway.

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PUCSL to launch special hotline to report on power cuts


The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) will launch a special hotline on Monday that would facilitate the public to provide complaints over power failures experienced over the last two weeks.

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In pictures : President submits proposal to establish Tripitaka as world heritage


The proposal to declare the Tripitaka as a UNESCO world heritage was submitted to UN Resident Co-ordinator Hanaa Singer by President Maithripala Sirisena today (Mar 23).

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2018 G.C.E. O/L exam results to be released next week


The results of the 2018 G C E Ordinary Level examination will be released next week, Exams Commissioner Sanath Pujitha said.

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Two suspects arrested while transporting heroin in Meegamuwa


Two suspects have been arrested over the possession of one kilogram of heroin in Katuwapitiya, Meegamuwa today (Mar 23).

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Oman's Oil and Gas Minister Dr. Al Ruhmy arrives in Lanka; Minister to attend ground breaking ceremony of oil refinery in Hambantota


Dr Mohammed Hamad Al Ruhmy, Minister of Oil & Gas of the Sultanate of Oman was received by Minister Kabir Hashim at the Bandaranayake International Airport a short while ago.

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