Three ex-LTTE members indicted over killing 26 Army, Navy personnel
The Attorney General (AG) indicted three former LTTE members at the Vavuniya High Court over the killing of 26 Sri Lanka Army and Navy personnel who were kept as prisoners during the last phase of the war.
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Glad President fathomed 19A an utter mess: MR
It is great that President Maithripala Sirisena has finally realised the 19th Amendment to the Constitution is a mess, Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said today.
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Doctors launch token strike in Kalutara
The Government Doctors of the Kalutara District have commenced a token strike from noon today alleging that Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne was importing substandard medicine used by pregnant mothers and children, GMOA Assistant Secretary Dr Naveen de Soysa said.
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Wellampitiya copper factory employee re-remanded
An employee, who worked at the copper factory owned by Insaf Ahmad, one of the Shangri La suicide bombers, had been re-remanded till July 8 by Colombo Additional Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage today.
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FR Petition filed by Pujith re-fixed for July 31
The Fundamental Rights Petition filed by former IGP Pujith Jayasundera against the President’s decision to send him on compulsory leave has been re-fixed for support on July 31 by the Supreme Court today.
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Presidential candidate is Gotabaya: Basil
Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) front liner Basil Rajapaksa said at a meeting of its parliamentarians that Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa would declare on August 11 the presidential candidate of his party.
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Indonesia earthquake - No harm to Sri Lanka: Met Dept.
Meteorology Department Director of Forecasting, Anusha Warnasuriya told Daily Mirror that there was no harm to Sri Lanka following the deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 that struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia today.
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How did Hizbullah obtain Rs. 3 bn from Saudi Arabia?
The Sectoral Oversight Committee on Education and Human Resources Development in Parliament has recommended that an inquiry be held to find out how Rs. 3000 million had been channelled to Batticaloa Campus (pvt) Ltd.
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Deshapriya threatens to quit as EC head
Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya threatened to quit as EC head if a presidential election was conducted without holding the provincial council elections first.
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’Rathana Thera attempting to create rift among people’
Athuraliya Thera is trying to bring about a split between the Tamils and Muslims in the North and East, while engaging in the same ploy with the Muslims and Sinhalese in the South, Trincomalee Parliamentarian Abdullah Maharoof said in a media release issued yesterday.
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Development is easy, when Govt. is a single party - PM
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the development work and other things are easy when the government is a single party driven one.
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Indrani Wijebandara passes away
Popular yester-year songstress Indrani Wijebandara (Senaratne) passed away this afternoon at the National Hospital in Colombo at the age of 83, family sources said.
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Fake document centre raided in Ratnapura
A house in Ratnapura, where counterfeit government documents were processed, had been raided by the Wellawaya Police yesterday, with two suspects being arrested so far.
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1990 ambulance service now countrywide
With the launch of the 1990 Suwaseriya Ambulance Service in the Eastern Province today, the service was now available in all nine provinces of the country, officials said.
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Expect more showers: Met Dept.
The Meteorology Department said today that several spells of showers would occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.
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No 6-pack but Malinga still a big-game hunter: Mahela
Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene praised Lasith Malinga for his ability to step up in big games after the paceman inspired his country’s shock World Cup win over England.
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Sangaree expels two of members from TULF
The deputy mayor and a councillor of the Kalmunai Municipal Council had been expelled from their party membership of the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF), over allegations of corruption.
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