STF nab 'Jeewan Malli' with heroin worth Rs 60 million


A suspect identified as 'Jeewan Malli' has been arrested in Kiribathgoda with heroin worth Rs 60 million, police said.

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Met. Dept. warns of thundershowers due to atmospheric disturbance around SL


The Meteorological Department has forecast thundershowers today (Apr 18) due to the low level atmospheric disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka.

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Two women critically injured during demining operations in Kilinochchi


Two women who were involved in demining operations in Kilinochchi have been hospitalised after a landmine exploded during a clearing operation today.

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Nadeemal Perera released after recording a statement at CID


Singer Nadeemal Perera has been released after recording a statement at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) a short while ago.

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Gayan Buddhima Perera handed over to CCD following deportation from Dubai


Gayan Buddhima Perera, who was deported from Dubai yesterday (Feb 17) has been handed over to the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) today April (18).

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GMOA urges legal action against Dr. Bellana for threatening witness in Blood Bank case


The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has urged that legal action to be taken against Dr Rukshan Bellana, a former official of the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) for allegedly threatening a witness in a case against the authority.

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Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera calls on UN Secretary General Guterres at Economic Forum


Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera who is in New York to represent Sri Lanka at the Financing for Development Forum of the UN Economic and Social Council called on the Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres recently.

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PNB and Fisheries Dept. to introduce vessel monitoring system to combat drug smuggling


The Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) along with the Department of Fisheries will introduce a vessel monitoring system (VMS) as a counter-move against drug smuggling, a senior PNB official told Times Online.

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Sri Lanka's first research statellite 'Raavana 1' released into space


Sri Lanka's first research statellite - Raavana 1, designed and built by two Sri Lankan youths was launched into space by NASA's International Space Station last evening.

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STF nab suspect with 6500 aloe vera plants in Mannar


A suspect has been arrested in the vicinity of the Erukkulam Coast in Mannar with 6500 aloe vera plants yesterday (Apr 17).

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Two more suspects deported from Dubai


Two more suspects who were arrested in Dubai recently have been deported this morning, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.

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Two including lawyer released on bail over narcotic possession; one remanded until Apr 25


A lawyer and another suspect who were found guilty of being in possession of a narcotic identified as 'Ice' have been released on a surety bail of Rs 100,000 each by the Colombo Magistrates Court yesterday (Apr 17).

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