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One arrested over Dec 25 Kudawella shooting incident

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January 19, 2019 07:00 pm

CID officials today (Jan 19) arrested an individual connected to the shooting at the Kudawella harbour which left four dead and eight injured on December 25 last year. T...


Mother and daughter killed in fatal train collission

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January 19, 2019 06:59 pm

A mother and her daughter were killed in an accident involving a motorcycle and a train in Ja-ela at 2:45 pm today (Jan 19). The train which was travelling towards Colom...


Mangala calls on Commonwealth Secretary - General

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January 19, 2019 05:14 pm

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera called on Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland in London yesterday (Jan 18). Talks between the two officials had re...


Priest and two youths arrested over murder of teenager

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January 19, 2019 05:10 pm

An incumbent monk of a temple in Palugaswewa and two youths were arrested by the Police over the murder of a teenager, today (Jan 19). The family of the victim had ...


Shopping mall in Polonnaruwa engulfed in flames

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January 19, 2019 03:41 pm

Seven shops were destroyed during a fire which broke out within a two-storied shopping mall in Kaduruwela, Polonnaruwa earlier today (Jan 19). The fire which erupted on ...


One arrested over the possession of counterfeit currency

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January 19, 2019 03:33 pm

One individual has been arrested over the possession of counterfeit currency by the police in Jalthara, Embulgama today (Jan 19). The arrest was made after the police ha...


President visits Philippine Police HQ ; expresses hope to eradicate SL drug menace

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January 19, 2019 03:07 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters in Quezon City earlier today (Jan 19). Taking to his official Twitter handl...


Mano Ganesan defends President's speech in Philippines

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January 19, 2019 11:03 am

Minister of Official Languages Mano Ganesan taking to his Twitter handle has defended President Maithripala Sirisena's address in English in the Philippines. ...


WPC Governor approves Rs 3000 additional allowance for 350 acting Principals

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January 19, 2019 08:54 am

An additional allowance of Rs 3000 for 350 acting Principals has been approved by Western Province Governor Azath Salley yesterday (Jan 18). The allowance was previously...


Moves afoot to establish US army camp in Sri Lanka - Dayasiri

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January 19, 2019 08:53 am

The government is taking relevant measures to sign an agreement in order to establish a US Army Camp in Sri Lanka, SLFP MP Dayasiri Jayasekara said yesterday (Jan 18)....




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