Traffic lane law to be strictly implemented
The traffic lane law would be strictly implemented in the country and motorists would be given two weeks to comply with it, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said today.
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23 suspects arrested during special raid in Narahenpita
Twenty-three suspects, including a woman, were arrested during a special search operation carried out by the police and the military personnel in the Narahenpita area from 7 am to 3 pm today.
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Police receive complaints against Bathiudeen, Hisbullah
Two complaints have been received against Minister Rishad Bathiudeen and Eastern Province Governor A.L.A.M. Hisbullah, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said today.
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Inform CID if have complaints over illegal sterilisations: Police
The police today urged the public to inform the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) If they have any complaints against Dr. Seiugu Siyabdeen Mohamed Shafi for having carried out any illegal sterilisation.
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53 hospitalized following wasp attack
Fifty-three people were hospitalised following a wasp attack during a ’Shramadana’ campaign at the President’s College in Minuwangoda today.
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Two SL Peacekeepers among those honoured by UN
Captain Hamangoda Wasantha Dinesh Jayawickrame and Corporal Sakralage Samantha Wijekumara of the Sri Lanka Army, who both lost their lives in 2018 while serving with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), were among the fallen peacekeepers to be posthumously awarded the Dag Hammarskjold Medal, the UN said.
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Three nabbed over Darga Town WhatsApp Group
Three persons including a creator of a WhatsApp Group called ’Darga Town Breaking News’ arrested in Darga Town, Aluthgama yesterday on charges of inciting communal hatred trough social media by the Aluthgama Police.
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Bodies of two women found in Mahavilachchiya
The bodies of two women who were died under suspicious circumstances, were found at Kuda Thammannawa lake in Mahavilachchiya yesterday, police said.
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41 Australia bound persons intercepted
The Sri Lankan Navy yesterday intercepted 41 persons illegally bound for Australia in a multi-day trawler, police said.
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Doctor arrested in Kurunegala, handed over to CID
Seigu Siyabdeen Mohamed Shafi, a doctor attached to the Kurunegala Hospital who was arrested for earning assets in suspicious manner, was handed over to the CID, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.
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FCID quizzes Minister Bathiudeen
The Financial Crime Investigation Division (FCID) recorded over five-hour long statement from Minister Rishad Bathiudeen over an alleged financial misappropriation.
25 May 2019 - 0 - 866
Air quality monitoring machines to be operational next month
The Central Environmental Authority (CEA) yesterday said the air quality monitoring machines installed in Battaramulla and in Kandy would be operational next month and the Authority would be in a position to monitor air quality 24 hours a day from June.
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Probing attacks - Best done by Police, Army not Parliament: Harshana
UNP MP Harshana Rajakaruna said yesterday the investigations into the Easter Sunday bomb explosions should be handed over to the police and the army saying it was a joke to probe the incident through a Parliament Select Committee (PSC).
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Monthly inbound flights reduced by 300: MR
Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said that the number of monthly inbound flights at the Bandaranaike International Airport has been reduced by 300.
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Earning assets in suspicious manner: Doctor arrested from Kurunegala Hospital
Seigu Shiyabdeen Mohammed Shafi, a 42-year-old doctor attached to the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital, was arrested by the police on charges of earning assets in a suspicious manner, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said today.
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Rs.50 Mn to each Govt. MP for rural development
Rs.50 million will be given to every government MP for rural development work from next Monday, informed sources said.
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