Interviews for the post of hangman on March 27, 28


Interviews for the post of executioner will be held on March 27 and 28 by the Department of Prisons.

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Seven police officers, forest ranger arrested in connection with Rathgama killings


Eight suspects including seven police officers and a forest ranger have been arrested in connection with the abduction and alleged killing of two businessmen in Rathgama.

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MP Ranasinghe, six others granted bail over charges to disrupt NDF's 2015 polls campaign


Parliamentarian Roshan Ranasinghe and six others who were accused of committing several offences during the run-up to the presidential polls in 2015 were released on bail today (Mar 18).

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President laments lack of support from Singaporean govt. to extradite Mahendran


President Maithripala Sirisena today (Mar 18) alleged that Singaporean authorities were yet to support the extradition of bond scam fugitive Arjuna Mahendran.

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Education Minister Akila Viraj refutes claims of private schools being encouraged


Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariywasam has disputed claims by MP Bandula Gunawardana that the Ministry was encouraging the establishing of private schools through a circular.

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Musician Jananath Warakagoda released on bail in accident case


Musician Jananath Warakagoda who was remanded over an accident that resulted in the death of a woman has been released on bail.

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Defender jeep driver in OIC hit-and-run incident further remanded until April 1


The driver of the defender jeep who was involved in the hit-and-run incident which led to the death of a Borella traffic OIC has been further remanded until April 1.

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SC bars Attorney Nagananda Kodithuwakku from practicing for 3 years


The Supreme Court has issued an order on Attorney Nagananda Kodithuwakku from practicing as a lawyer for three years.

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Power outage in certain areas as second unit of Norochcholai power plant fails


Power failures have been reported in several areas in the country owing to a technical fault in the second unit of the Norochcholai coal power plant.

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MP Lokuge proposes Rs 2,500 allowance for private sector employees during debate


Parliamentarian Gamini Lokuge has proposed that employees of the private sector should also be given an allowance of Rs 2,500.

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Kalapitiya residents take to the streets calling for repairs on Kalapitiya-Harangala main road


A protest was staged by the area residents of Kalapitiya today (Mar 18) demanding the renovation of the main road from Kalapitiya to Harangala which runs for nearly nine kilometres.

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Three arrested in Elpitiya while attempting to rob houses of businessmen


Three individuals were arrested in Elpitiya while attempting to rob two houses belonging to businessmen in Ambalangoda and Uragaha area today (Mar 18).

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