I am satisfied with reasons given by police: Malaysian PM
The police have their own reasons as to why they arrested the individuals suspected of having links to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) terrorist group, Malaysian Prime MInister Tun Dr Mahathir said.
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Viyalanderan supports Gota
Illankai Tamil Arasu Kadchi (ITAK) MP S. Viyalanderan today said he would support SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapakse.
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Police open fire at jeep with excise officers : One injured
One person was hospitalised when the police opened fire at a jeep in which a group of excise officers were travelling in at Araiviyal Nagar in Kilinochchi this morning.
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Old Puttalam – Mannar Road inundated
The old Puttalam – Mannar Road has been inundated - blocking the vehicle movements on the road, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said.
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New legislation to prevent sports offences
The government has evolved a piece of legislation to be enacted by parliament to prevent offences such as match-fixing, corruption, illegal manipulation and illegal betting in sports, Daily Mirror learns.
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It was presentation to demonstrate concept only: Champika
In response to the information technology professionals’ lashing out at UNP presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa for misleading the public, the Megapolis and Western Development Ministry said the objective of the presentation was to demonstrate the concept of scientific governance to the public.
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Alliance Air to operate 3 flights a week to Jaffna from Indian destinations
Alliance Air, the subsidiary of Air India, will send its inaugural flight to the Jaffna International Airport on October 17 with invitees from the aviation industry, an official said. The airport will be inaugurated on October 17 with the participation of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
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I am committed to a secure, prosperous nation- Gota
Presidential candidate of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Gotabaya Rajapaksa stressed the need for a departure from the present political culture in the greater interest of society.
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I will not be a dummy: Sajith
Denouncing the claim made by some that the next president of Sri Lanka would be a scarecrow as a result of the 19th Amendment to the constitution, the UNF alliance’s candidate Sajith Premadasa yesterday said he will not act like a powerless leader but will be a leader who would be working hard for the people.
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Police warn of social media scams
An organised scam was conducted by a group of racketeers’ through social media to collect money, the police warned the general public today.
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CWC pledges support to Gota
The Executive Committee of the Ceylon Workers’ Congress (CWC) has decided to back the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, its leader Arumugan Thondaman said.
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SriLankan flights to Narita cancelled
SriLankan Airlines today cancelled its flights from Colombo to Narita (flight UL460) and flight UL461 from Narita-Malé to Colombo due to Typhoon Hagibis.
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Motorcycles banned on Dehiwala flyover
Motorcycles are prohibited from using the Dehiwala flyover due to an increasing number of accidents, police said.
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25 arrested at an FB party in Avissawella
Twenty-five youths, including four girls, who were engaging in illicit behaviour were arrested during a raid on a party organised through Facebook at a hotel in Thambiliyana in Avissawella last night.
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Three killed as tree falls on house
Three persons were killed and another injured when a tree fell on their house in Welimada last night, police said.
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Military items found from ex-LTTEer’s house in Kilinochchi
A stock of military items including hand grenades, live ammunition, and explosives was found in a house of a former LTTE member in Kilinochchi, police said.
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Malaysian police detain 5 more over alleged links to LTTE
Malaysian police have detained five more men over alleged links to the Sri Lankan Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) separatist group, news agencies reported.
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