Navy intercept Australia bound illegal migrant group


A group of 41 individuals attempting to illegally migrate to Australia have been intercepted by the Sri Lanka Navy this morning.

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Doctor arrested in Kurunegala


A doctor whom Police believe had acquired assets in a suspicious manner was arrested in Kurunegala yesterday (May 24).

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Weapons, ammo recovered from a car in Piliyandala


A foreign manufactured weapon, and a hand grenade were recovered from a car in Piliyandala yesterday (May 26).

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Suspect nabbed with heroin worth Rs 20 million


An individual has been arrested with heroin worth more than Rs 20 million in the vicinity of the Orugodawatte flyover bridge yesterday (May 24).

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Azath Salley requests Security Council to halt continuous searches at mosques


Western Province Governor Azath Salley yesterday (May 24) requested the National Security Council to immediately stop the continuous search operations at mosques.

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One arrested over discovery of hand grenades at a school in Badureliya


An individual has been arrested after some hand grenades were found at a school in Badureliya, police said.

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Emergency passed in Parliament


Parliament approved the extension of the State of Emergency by another month by 22 votes to 8 this evening.

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AG files case against ex-SDIG Jayasinghe over Sivaloganathan Vidya murder


The Attorney General today (May 24) filed a case against former Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe over charges of abetting the chief suspect in the murder case involving student Sivaloganathan Vidya, to escape police custody in 2015.

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PM urges revision of travel advisories on tourists travelling to Sri Lanka


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today (May 24) requested the diplomatic community to take steps to revise travel advisories regarding tourists travelling to Sri Lanka.

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Bank accounts of 41 NTJ suspects frozen, amounts upto Rs 134 million discovered


Bank accounts of 41 suspects with links to the National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ) group who are under custody have been frozen, police said today (May 24).

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Sandhya Ekneligoda requests PM for security following Gnanasara Thera's release


Sandhya Ekneligoda, the wife of missing journalist, Prageeth Ekeneligoda has written to the Prime Minister seeking protection for herself and her family.

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Three wind power plants to be set-up from next month


Construction of three wind power plants are set to take place next month  in a bid to contribute a total of 700 Megawatts (MW) of electricity to the national power grid.

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