Man arrested in counterfeit notes raid in Kotmale
A suspect had been arrested with counterfeit currency notes valued over Rs. 200,000 during a raid in Kotmale this morning.
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Voters’ lists to be issued from May 15
The Election Commission said it would begin issuing voters’ lists from the 15th of next month.
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Youth hacked to death in Horana
A 20-year-old youth was hacked to death by four men at Horana Town this morning, police said.
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PCoI on SriLankan airlines - I resigned due to pressure: Ex-air hostess
SriLankan airlines former senior air hostess, Yasantha Naomi Alwis informed the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) on irregularities at SriLankan that she had to resign from the permanent staff in 2012 because of the pressure imposed by the company’s Human Resources Division over her pregnancy.
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New regulations on importing buses
The Ministry of Transport has decided to enact regulations on maintaining standards when it comes to importing passenger buses in the future.
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Officials told to make schools dengue-free before reopening
The Education Ministry has instructed the relevant officials to conduct a countrywide dengue prevention campaign in schools prior to reopening for the second term.
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Excise Dept. to set up Special Ops Room
The Excise Department which regulates all laws pertaining to the sale, possession and production of liquor will set up its first Special Operations Room at its headquarters before June this year, sources said.
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SLPP plans vehicle parade from Trinco targeting May Day
A vehicle parade organised by the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) would kick off from Trincomalee on April 26 and would arrive in Colombo on May 1 to flex muscle on the party’s May Day celebrations, an MP said.
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17-year-old killed by lightning strike
A 17-year-old youth was killed after being struck by lightning at Vishwamadu in Puthukkudiyiruppu this afternoon, police said.
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Man arrested with heroin in Wattala
A 35-year-old man was arrested with 1.37 kilos of heroin at Dikovita in Wattala this afternoon, police said.They said the suspect was arrested based on the information received by the Wattala Police around 2.30 pm today.
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I was not involved in team selection: Harin
Sports minister Harin Fernando said he was not involved in selecting the team for the 2019 World Cup and that there were selectors paid by Sri Lanka Cricket to do that job.
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PNB recovers 3 kgs of heroin near expressway entrance
Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) officials have recovered three kilos of heroin worth over Rs.35 million near the Kurundugahahethekma Entrance of the Southern expressway last night.
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50-year-old suspect extradited from Dubai released
The 50-year-old suspect Piyal Pushpakumara Rajapaksha, who was deported from Dubai last morning and detained by the CID for further questioning, had been released today, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.
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CCD arrests one of two suspects deported from Dubai
The 22-year-old suspect Mohammad Afreed Mohammad Inham, who was deported from Dubai last morning, was arrested by the officials of the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) this morning, police said.
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Press Freedom Index
SL improves ranking: Ranked between Uganda, Zimbabwe
Sri Lanka has further improved its press freedom, and ranked in between Uganda and Zimbabwe in the latest version of the World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders.
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Case filed by PUCSL
Ravi proposes Cabinet to resolve the dispute
Power and Energy Minister Ravi Karunanayake in a Cabinet paper has proposed to the Cabinet on April 2, 2019 that the dispute between the Public Utilities Commission (PUCSL) and Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) should be resolved amicably without seeking legal action, informed sources said.
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Appointment of President's Counsel
UNP lawyers express concern
Lawyers attached to the UNP want to clear some matters with regard to the appointment of President’s Counsel, party sources said yesterday.
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