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Sunday, 08 July 2012
Eight youth nabbed for money laundering
Eight young Chennai-bound Indians who tried to smuggle out foreign currency worth of Rs. 4,841,672 were arrested by the Customs at BIA last morning.... Read more

Child abuse:Govt. responsible-Opposition
The government is responsible for making Sri Lanka the country where the most number of child rape cases are reported, the joint opposition alliance led by the UNP said.... Read more

Dead fish…
Picture shows some thousands of dead fish in the Arugam Bay due to the current drought situation badly affecting the eastern province. Action has been taken by the authorities to find out the reasons for the unprecedented deaths. People in the area have been advised to refrain from consuming dead fish.... Read more

Fugitive monk arrested
The CID arrested a prominent monk who was wanted in connection with assisting suspects involved in a number of high profile robberies in the country.... Read more

Pakistan 226 all out
Pakistan were all out for 226 in their first innings against Sri Lanka on the first day of the third and final test at the Pallakele Stadium on Sunday. Scores: Pakistan 226 all out (Asad Shafiq 75; Thisara Perera 4-63, Rangana Herath 3-40) v Sri Lanka.... Read more

More asylum boat reaches Cocos Island
Another boat of asylum seekers, believed to be Sri Lankans has arrived at the distant Cocos Islands, chugging into the lagoon around mid-morning Sunday. The boat - understood to be carrying 28 Sri Lankan males - is the fifth to arrive since May at the Australian territory in the Indian ocean.... Read more

Lankan mission slams report on jailed maid
The Sri Lankan Embassy in Saudi Arabia has rejected reports in Colombo claiming a Sri Lankan domestic worker has been arrested in Saudi Arabia for worshipping a statue of the Buddha.... Read more

Two drunken policemen interdicted
Two policemen attached to the Wellawa police station have been interdicted as they were found under the influence of liquor while on duty, police said. Following information, the Kurunegala SP had sent the Police Seargent and constable for a medical checkup.... Read more

Sri Lankan cricketer Nuwan Kulasekara celebrates with teammate Dinesh Chandimal the dismissal of Pakistani cricketer Younis Khan during the opening day of the third and final Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele today (08).  Sri Lanka's... Read more

Pakistan lose 4 wickets
Sri Lanka, which won the toss and opted to field first in the third test against Pakistan at the Pallakele Stadium on Sunday, has sent four Pakistan players back to the dressing room. Pakistan were 63/4 at the end of 20th over.... Read more

Dr. Geethanjana Mendis passes away
Prominent Neuro Physician, Dr. Geethanjana Mendis , who headed the Sports Ministry Medicine Unit of for several years passed away this morning. He had been suffering from a heart ailment and passed away at a private hospital in Colombo, hospital sources said.... Read more

Boy drowns in Kovil pond
A thirteen year old was found dead upon admission to the Panama hospital after the boy had fallen into a pond situated in the Okanda Kovil, Pottuvil. The Pottuvil police are conducting further investigation into the incident.... Read more

Rarely seen bunch
Protest at Mahaweli Authority
Another successful  surgery
Fifth Comoran Strike exercise in EP
Rarely seen bunch
Protest at Mahaweli Authority
Another successful  surgery
Fifth Comoran Strike exercise in EP