Hayleys Free Zone slams garbage shipment allegations
While stressing that Hayleys Free Zone Limited (HFZ) had no connection to the 102 containers lying at the Port of Colombo, Hayleys Advantis Limited Managing Director Ruwan Waidyaratne said out of the 130 container loads of used mattresses currently stored at HFZ yard premises, the company had processed and re-exported 29 containers up to now.
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Easter attack probe: AG calls for detailed report
The Attorney General (AG) has instructed the Acting IGP to submit a detailed report on the progress of the criminal investigation conducted into the Easter terror attacks, Coordinating Officer to AG, SC Nishara Jayaratne told Daily Mirror.
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Gazette issued extending state of emergency
President Maithripala Sirisena today issued an extraordinary gazette extending the State of Emergency by another month.
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Dr Shafi’s FR fixed for August 6
The Supreme Court today re-fixed the hearing of the Fundamental Rights Petition filed on behalf of Dr Shafi Shihabdeen for August 6, 2019.
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Beliatta PS Chairman released on bail
Beliatta Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman (SLPP) Siril Munasinghe was released on bail by the Tangalle Magistrate’s Court today.
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Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi to play Muralitharan in film ‘800’
Tamil superstar Vijay Sethupathi is all set to bowl you over with a possible biopic on iconic Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan, the Gulf News reported.
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Abandoning US citizenship
Gota not in 1st quarter list ending March 31
The name of former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa is not among the list of names released by the US Government of those who have abandoned US citizenship during the first quarter of 2019 ending March 31.
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11 police officers transferred over missing T-56 rifles
Eleven police officers attached to the Panadura (North) Police have been transferred in connection with the missing of two T-56 assault rifles from the police station.
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Case against Pujith, Hemasiri postponed till Oct. 3
The case against former IGP Pujith Jayasundara and former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando in connection with the Easter Sunday terrorist attack was postponed till October 3 by Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne.
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Beliatta PS Chairman arrested over assault
Beliatta Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Siril Munasinghe has been arrested today over an assault of a former PS member, police said.
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Leading politician has 17 additional secretaries for official duties
A leading politician has deployed 17 additional secretaries for his official duties while his successors have had services of only five or six additional secretaries, as revealed.
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Multi-faceted Kusum Peiris no more
Veteran broadcaster and lyricist Kusum Peiris passed away late last night at the age of 74.
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Easter Sunday attack: 90 percent of allegations baseless
Senior police officers have expressed that 85 to 90 per cent of the information received about the Easter Sunday attacks and about the incidents following are baseless and framed on suspicion.
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Will begin programme to enthrone the common man in December- Sajith
Housing, Construction and Cultural Affairs Minister Sajith Premadasa hit back at critics of his housing programme saying that those living in highly residential areas such as Kollupitiya and Cinnamon Gardens in Colombo were the ones who were trying to rubbish his project.
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Person without O.L and A.Ls should not contest Prez polls: Ranawaka
Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said it would be a grave insult to the educated strata of society if a person who had not even passed the Ordinary Level and Advanced Level examinations were given the nomination of the party to contest the upcoming Presidential Election.
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Rs.12.35 mn paid to victims in Easter Sunday massacre
The Ministry of Education says Rs.12.35 million has been paid to the families of the children and the parents who were killed in the Easter Sunday massacre.
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7 SPs and 15 ASPs transferred
Seven Superintendents of Police (SPs) including SP M.A.M. Nawaz of the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) and 15 Assistant Superintendenst of Police (ASPs) had been transferred, police said
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