Two more PCR test reports on Russian national due: Govt


Reports on two more  PCR tests carried out on the Russian national  suspected to have been infected by COVID-19  in Matara are due,  Director General of the Government Information Department Nalaka Kaluwewa said.

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Tense situation in Jaffna University between students and Security forces


A tense situation arose at the entrance of the University of Jaffna this evening when a group of black attire wearing students were stopped by the police from leaving the university premises.

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State Minister Indika Anuruddha injured in motor accident


Rural Housing and Construction and Building Material Industries State Minister Indika Anuruddha was injured when the vehicle he was travelling met with an accident on the Colombo-Katunayake Expressway today (25), Seeduwa Police said.

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Point Pedro Magistrate Courts issue order against token fast to commemorate Thileepan


The Point Pedro Magistrate Court issued a court order today against attempts by Tamil political parties and civil society groups to conduct a token fast in view of commemorating late Rasanayaham Partheepan alias Thileepan, a LTTE cadre who passed away in 1987 following a fast-unto death campaign.

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Six soldiers injured in wasp attack


Six Air Force trainee soldiers were hospitalised after being attacked by wasps during a training exercise conducted in and around Pitaratmale tea plantation in Haputale, the police said.

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Ten suspects held with narcotics


At least ten suspects were taken into custody for possession of narcotics including heroin, Kerala cannabis and controlled drugs in separate operations conducted by the Navy and Police during the week, Navy said.

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Coast guards seize over 4,500 kg of sea cucumber


Sri Lanka Coast Guard has seized about 4540 kg of illegally harvested sea cucumber, during a special search conducted at Kudawella fisheries harbour in Matara yesterday (24).

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In pictures: Environmentalists protest against deforestation


Environmental advocacy groups and organisations staged a protest today in front of the Central Environmental Authority (CEA) against the ongoing illegal deforestation across the country.

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Cycle lane from Galle Face to Diyatha Uyana by 2021: Govt


President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has advised the Urban Development Authority (UDA) to introduce a cycle lane between Galle Face and Diyatha Uyanaa in Battaramulla, the Government Information Department said today.

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Five-member SC Bench to hear petitions filed against 20A


A five-member Supreme Court Bench has been appointed today to hear the petitions filed against the proposed 20th Amendment to the Constitution.

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Indian legendary playback singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam no more


South Indian legendary playback singer S.

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Two killed in motorcycle accident


Two youth were killed when their motorcycle crahsed onto a tree in the Bakamuna area of Polonnaruwa, police said.

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