Concerns over purchasing 400MWs of power from Turkish firm
Controversy surrounds Power and Energy Minister Ravi Karunanayake’s move to award another 400MWs of emergency power to a Turkish company, Daily Mirror learns.
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Easter Sunday attack: 3 suspects nabbed in Kalmunai
Another three suspects who had connections to the Easter Sunday attack on April 21 had been arrested this evening in Kalmunai by the Ampara police officers, Police said.
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Presidential poll between Nov. 9 and Dec. 9: EC
The Elections Commission (EC) was determined to announce the presidential poll in mid-October and hold the election between November 9 and December 9, its Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said.
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Madumadawa absconds from Minuwangoda Police
Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) deputy leader Madumadawa Aravinda has failed to appear at the Minuwangoda Police Station at two instances – today and yesterday– despite summons being issued to be present to provide a statement in connection with his alleged presence during a tense situation that erupted in Minuwangoda on May 13, police said.
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Foreign influence on domestic appointments: MR
Opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said foreign nations influenced Sri Lanka when making certain appointments in the country.
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Easter Sunday attack: 89 suspects arrested
A total of 89 suspects had been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the Terrorist Investigations Division (TID) on charges of maintaining links with the terrorists who orchestrated the suicide bomb attacks on Easter Sunday, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.
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Defence Ministry permits to detain Hansard officer
The Defence Ministry today permitted a special police team of the Kurunegala Police to detain the senior indexing officer attached to the Hansard Department of Parliament for three months for questioning. The ministry has made the directives under the emergency regulations.
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Army Chief requests parents to send children to schools
Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake today requested parents to send their children to school from tomorrow - saying the security had been ensured in the country.
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JVP to bring in no faith motion against Govt.
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) would bring in a no faith motion against the Government, Party leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake told a news briefing today.
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UNP Muslim MPs to vote against NCM
UNP Muslim MPs have decided to vote against the no confidence motion that have been brought against Minister Rishad Bathiudeen.
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No confidence motion against Minister Bathiudeen not valid: Minister Kiriella
The no confidence motion against Minister Rishad Bathiudeen handed over by the joint opposition contain an error which could compel Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to reject it, Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella said yesterday.
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Govt. brought down military morale: MR
Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said today that the Government deliberately used the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) against armed forces personnel to bring down the morale of the entire security establishment.
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Kuwait Embassy in SL among several websites under cyber attack
The Kuwait Embassy in Sri Lanka and at least ten other websites (.lk and .com) had come under a cyber-attack, the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team (SLCERT) said.
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President visits Gnanasara Thera at Prison Hospital
President Maithripala Sirisena has met Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Ven. Galagodaththe Gnanasara Thera at the Welikada Prison Hospital on Saturday.
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Sri Lankan security experts to return after Scotland series
The two security men travelling with the Sri Lanka Cricket team are likely to return home after the Scotland series, the Deccan Chronicle reported.
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38 senior army officers promoted
Thirty eight senior Army officers including 9 officers of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) have been promoted by President Maithripala Sirisena in the wake of the commemoration of National War Heroes’ Day, the Army said.
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