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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President, Opp. Leader congratulate Indian Premier Modi on re-election to office


President Maithripala Sirisena has congratulated Indian Premier Narendra Modi on his re-election to office, today (May 23).

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Education Minister clarifies ban on face covering garments and full face helmets


Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has issued a letter to the heads of all schools addressing the confusion regarding the ban on face covering garments and full face helmets.

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Close associate of ringleader of Easter Sunday attacks arrested in Panadura


An individual suspected to have maintained close links with Easter Sunday attack ringleader Zahran Cassim was arrested today (May 23).

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Religious leader who posted video on Easter Sunday attacks remanded until June 04


A Moulavi who released a video statement on the web justifying last month's terrorist attacks has been remanded until June 04 by orders of the Vavuniya District Court today (May 23).

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Ration and other allowances paid to Tri – Services increased


The ration and other allowances paid to all the officers and other ranks in the Tri – Services  have been increased by the government, the Finance Ministry said in a statement.

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