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Gazette issued to ban 11 Islamic extremist groups

The Government yesterday issued an extraordinary gazette notification proscribing eleven Islamic Organisations that have links with extremist activities.

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Police launch special monitoring operation during festive season

A special police inspection operation will be put in place on the roads during the Sinhala and Hindu New Year festive season and until the end of the seasonal period, the police said.

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Cop beaten up by commuter at a southern expressway exchange

A driver of a car was arrested for assaulting a policeman on the Kurundugahahetekma expressway exchange this morning, Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.

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Australia gifts SL drones to spot people smuggling

Australia has gifted Sri Lankan police five drones to monitor people smuggling between the two countries.

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More buses, trains from tomorrow to facilitate returnees: Dilum

Public transport would be enhanced to facilitate those who will return from their home towns after celebrating the New Year from tomorrow (15), State Minister of Motor Traffic, and Transport Dilum Amunugama said.

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German Envoy says Adolf Hitler never a role model of any politician

German Ambassador Holger Seubert, in response to a statement by State Minister Dilum Amunugama, said Adolf Hitler has not been a role model of any politician.

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Reconstruction of tanks in A’pura, Puttalam, Kurunegala must start before end of April: Anuradha Jayaratne

Reconstruction of tanks, especially in the Anuradhapura, Puttalam and Kurunegala districts should get off the ground before the end of April, Tanks, Reservoirs and Irrigation Development State Minister Anuradha Jayaratne said.

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Indian warship Ranvijay to arrive in Colombo

The Indian Naval Ship Ranvijay, the fifth of the Rajput Class Destroyer, is scheduled to visit Colombo from the 14th to the 16th of April on a goodwill visit, the Indian High Commission said.

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COVID-19 death toll exceeds 600 with four more deaths

Four more Covid-19 deaths were reported today surpassing the toll of Covid-19 deaths in Sri Lanka 602 mark.

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Unruly driving on expressway: Four passengers arrested

The four passengers who were on board the car on the Southern Expressway (E-01), lowering the shutters and seated on the doors facing each other from either sides of the vehicle, have been arrested.

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Canteen Owners’ Assn. Chief arrested

All Island Canteen Owners’ Association (AICOA) Chairman Asela Sampath was arrested today by the Colombo Fort police a short while ago, Police said.

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Heavy rainfalls forecast this evening: Met. Dept.

Heavy rainfalls above 75mm could be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Central, Western and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts in the evening or night, the National Forecast Division of the Meteorology Department said.

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CBSL suspends all business deals by ’Swarnamahal Financial Services PLC’

The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) (Monetary Board) has decided to suspend business activities of Swarnamahal Financial Services PLC (SFSP) with effect from 5.00 p.m. on April 12, 2021.

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PM hopeful of economic revival this year

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa who is also the Finance Minister yesterday expressed optimism that the country’s economy could be put on track this year for sure.

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Port City to become Chinese Colony after enacting bill: JVP

The Colombo Port City will become a Chinese Colony after enacting the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill in Parliament which would authorise the Port City to function devoid of common law of the country, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said yesterday.

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Car driven recklessly on expressway: Driver remanded

The driver who drove the car very dangerously on the Southern Expressway (E-01), was remanded till April 22, the police spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.

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China’s Defense Minister to arrive in Sri Lanka after New Year

China’s Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe will arrive in Sri Lanka later this month to hold bilateral discussions with Government leaders and officials, making it one of the highest level visits undertaken by a Chinese government official since the Rajapaksa government was sworn into power, the Daily Mirror learns.

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Police urges people to be vigilant

Sri Lanka Police urged the public to be cautious when purchasing goods online from individuals, especially through advertisements placed on the Internet.

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Regulation to stipulate permissible level to 10 micrograms per kilo

The Government is working on issuing fresh regulations to stipulating the permissible level of Aflatoxin as ten micrograms for one kilo of food item, a Minister said.

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SL to import dehydrated coconut chips to manufacture coconut oil

Sri Lanka will import 39,000 tonnes of dehydrated coconut chips to manufacture coconut oil to meet the local demand for edible oil without any shortage to be triggered otherwise by the ban imposed on palm oil, an official said.

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Fmr. Finance Minister Ronnie de Mel asks for more of socialism

Former Finance Minister Ronnie de Mel who served in the J.R. Jayewardene government and presented 11 successive budgets said Sri Lanka needs more of socialism if its economy was to survive.

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Ramazan fasting starts on April 14

Since there was no evidence of sighting of the new moon in the country this evening, the Colombo Grand Mosque announced that Muslims in Sri Lanka will begin their month-long Ramazan fasting from Wednesday, April 14.

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“I value my self-respect more than this crown” -Pushpika de Silva

Pushpika de Silva, the winner of the beauty pageant held in Sri Lanka to pick the island’s representative for the upcoming Mrs World Pageant,...

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Competition among rice millers leads to price hike -State Minister Siripala Gamlath

Leading mill-owner cum State Minister of Mahaweli Zones, Canals, and Settlement Infrastructure Development Siripala Gamlath, in an interview with Dail...

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EXPERTS CONCERNED OVER TREMORS IN KANDY

Commenting on earth tremors in Digana, Anuragama, Alutwatta, Haragama, Talatu Oya, Gurudeniya, Sinharagama, Mailapitiya and Kundasale.......

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Seenigama Shrine funds make bogus Covid tour

The trustee of the Seenigama Devalaya (shrine) is alleged to have converted to other uses funds in the shrine to the tune of one million rupees........

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What is in a meme?

As fun as memes are, what do they mean for our mental health? An expert has all the answers...

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Govt. explains oily controversy

With an investigation underway to determine, if substandard coconut oil contaminated with high levels of carcinogenic Aflatoxin has reached consumers,...

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All about the new variants of Covid-19

With the Sri Lankan government successfully completing the first phase of the Covid-19 vaccination rollout, the number of new cases reported daily ap...

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Debt-driven suicides continue unabated in Sri Lanka 

Sometimes a loan obtained to save a life can end up taking another life, in the debt-stricken villages of Sri Lanka. A 24-year-old mother killed her c...

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Porn and Nudes: Delving into Cyber Exploitation in Sri Lanka

The images and videos are distressing. Non-consensual sharing of intimate images and privacy breaches began to cause problems several years ago. But, ...

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HARD TALK

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“I value my self-respect more than this crown” -Pushpika de Silva

Pushpika de Silva, the winner of the beauty pageant held in Sri Lanka to pick the island’s representative for the upcoming Mrs World Pageant,...

10 Apr 2021 - 2     - 4391

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Competition among rice millers leads to price hike -State Minister Siripala Gamlath

Leading mill-owner cum State Minister of Mahaweli Zones, Canals, and Settlement Infrastructure Development Siripala Gamlath, in an interview with Dail...

01 Apr 2021 - 0     - 1077

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EXPERTS CONCERNED OVER TREMORS IN KANDY

Commenting on earth tremors in Digana, Anuragama, Alutwatta, Haragama, Talatu Oya, Gurudeniya, Sinharagama, Mailapitiya and Kundasale.......

07 Apr 2021 - 5     - 2830

dailymirror.lk

Seenigama Shrine funds make bogus Covid tour

The trustee of the Seenigama Devalaya (shrine) is alleged to have converted to other uses funds in the shrine to the tune of one million rupees........

31 Mar 2021 - 3     - 3168

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What is in a meme?

As fun as memes are, what do they mean for our mental health? An expert has all the answers...

08 Apr 2021 - 0     - 996

Govt. explains oily controversy

With an investigation underway to determine, if substandard coconut oil contaminated with high levels of carcinogenic Aflatoxin has reached consumers,...

01 Apr 2021 - 2     - 2872

All about the new variants of Covid-19

With the Sri Lankan government successfully completing the first phase of the Covid-19 vaccination rollout, the number of new cases reported daily ap...

01 Apr 2021 - 0     - 1168

Debt-driven suicides continue unabated in Sri Lanka 

Sometimes a loan obtained to save a life can end up taking another life, in the debt-stricken villages of Sri Lanka. A 24-year-old mother killed her c...

25 Mar 2021 - 8     - 4293

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Porn and Nudes: Delving into Cyber Exploitation in Sri Lanka

The images and videos are distressing. Non-consensual sharing of intimate images and privacy breaches began to cause problems several years ago. But, ...

25 Feb 2021 - 20     - 16449

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