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Match fixing inquiry halted due to baseless allegations

The investigations carried out into the match-fixing allegations made by former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage, relating to the 2011 Cricket World Cup final which Sri Lanka lost to India, has been halted as the special investigation unit deemed the allegations as being baseless, Police media spokesman SSP Jaliya Senaratne said today.

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Condoms found in CMC workshop drain: Councillor

The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) will carry out an investigation into the findings of condoms inside the blocked drains of the Municipal workshop, a CMC member Saman Abeygoonaratne told Daily Mirror yesterday.

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FR petition seeking Karuna’s arrest

AG’s Dept. says will raise preliminary objections

The Attorney General’s Department yesterday informed Supreme Court that it would raise preliminary objections against the Fundamental Rights petition filed seeking an order to immediately arrest Former LTTE commander and armed group leader Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias ’Karuna Amman’ over a controversial statement he made recently.

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Match-fixing allegations - Aluthgamage risks court action if proved wrong

Former sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage runs the risk of being be tried under the Prevention of Offences Relating to Sports Act if he the allegations he had made are found to be false with regard to the 2011 Cricket World Cup final, former sports minister Harin Fernando said today.

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UK’s first female suicide bomb plotter says 'was planning a SL-style attack'

The UK’s first female suicide bomb plotter has told the police during an interview that she was planning a Sri Lanka-style terror attack on St Paul’s Cathedral as she is jailed for 14 years, Daily Mail reported.

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Committee to look into concerns over JCT & ECT Terminals

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today appointed a five-member Committee to examine and report on the concerns regarding the development of Jaya Container Terminal (JCT) and East Container Terminal (ECT) of the Colombo Port, the President’s Media Division said.

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COVID-19 in past 24 hours: 12 test positive; 36 recover

The Epidemiology Unit today said that in the past 24 hours, 12 people were tested positive to the COVID-19 infection while 36 patients who had recovered were discharged from various hospitals.

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We have no reason to doubt 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup Final: ICC

Responding to allegations of corruption with regards to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2011 final, ICC Anti-Corruption Unit General Manager Alex Marshall said they had no reason to doubt the integrity of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final 2011.

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Two youths drowned in Ma-Oya

Two youths had drowned while bathing in Ma-Oya in Giriulla today, police said.

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CID records 4-hour statement from Ranil

A Criminal Investigation Department team, which has recorded a four-hour statement from UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe regarding the investigations into the Central Bank bond scam, left his residence a short while ago.

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Two Chinese nationals arrested for detaining three Chinese nationals in Mt.Lavinia

Two Chinese nationals and two Sri Lankans were arrested by the Mount Lavinia police for illegally detaining three Chinese nationals.

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AG yet to provide advice on Ceylon Thawheed Jamaath

The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) today informed the court that they were yet to receive Attorney General’s advice regarding investigations against six members attached to the Ceylon Thawheed Jamaath including its Secretary Abdul Razik for allegedly making derogatory remarks on Buddha and hurting the sentiments of the Sinhala-Buddhist community in the country.

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Reopening schools under the second stage on July 6: Edu. Ministry

Subsequent to the decision made to reopen schools in four stages, the Education Ministry announced the re-opening of all schools in four stages commencing on Monday (July 6).

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Send applications for NICs before July 17: DRP

The Department for Registration of Persons (DRP) today requested the public to send in their completed applications before July 17 to obtain National Identity Cards (NICs) as a valid identity document when casting their votes.

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DMT services back to normal from July 1

The Department of Motor Traffic (DMT) today announced that its services which were disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic had been normalised since July 1, DMT Commissioner-General Sumith C. Alahakoon said.

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Navy apprehends Kerala Cannabis worth over Rs.60mn

Sri Lanka Navy today apprehended approximately 400kgs of Kerala Cannabis worth over Rs. 60 million during a raid in the sea off Mandaitivu Island, the Navy said.

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DIG and Director of PNB transferred

The DIG and the Director of Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) have been transferred following a request of the Acting IGP C.D. Wickramaratna.

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Match-fixing inquiry: SIU postpones recording of Mahela’s statement

Former Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene has left the Special Investigations Unit after being informed that his statement would be recorded on another date.

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Port TUs call off strike following PM’s assurance

Following the assurance of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, the All Ceylon Port General Workers’ Union (ACPGWU) had decided to call off their strike which was launched yesterday over an issue with the Eastern Container Terminal of the Colombo Port, ACPGWU Co-Convenor Prasanna Kalutarage said.

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Match-fixing inquiry: Mahela summoned

Former Sri Lanka cricketer Mahela Jayawardene arrived at the Special Investigations Unit of Sports Ministry at Sugathadasa Stadium this morning to record a statement over the match-fixing allegations in the 2011 Cricket World Cup Final between India and Sri Lanka.

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