Clash in Kilinochchi between Police and protesters


A clash broke out yesterday between those who were  were demonstrating against the shooting of two Jaffna University students, and the Police near the hospital in Kilinochchi Town.

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JVP holds protest against VAT


The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today held a protest near the Parliament complex against the Government's decision to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT).

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Probe into Jaffna Uni students death;empty bullet casing found


A Special police team investigating into the death of two students attached to Jaffna University found  an empty bullet casing of AK 47 near the crime scene today, since six days after the crime.

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Police arrest 11 over Mattakkuliya killings


Eleven suspects, including underworld leader 'Kudu Roshan' have been arrested from Ratnapura over their alleged role in the Mattakkuliya killings.

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Navy arrests 5 persons with unauthorized nets


Naval personnel in Mullikulam in the North Western Naval Command arrested three fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities in the sea area off Palugahathurai on October 23, Navy said.

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Acting President of Court of Appeal appointed


The Court of Appeal Justice  A.

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40 Lankan refugees from Tamil Nadu to return home tomorrow


At least 40 Sri Lankan refugees in Tamil Nadu, India are to return home tomorrow under the UNHCR facilitated voluntary repatriation programme, Ministry of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation said.

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VAT Bill debate in Parliament today


The controversial Value added Tax (amendment) Bill to taken up for debate today.

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VAT Bill to House today


The controversial Value added Tax (amendment) Bill to taken up for debate in Parliament  today.

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