Soldier killed, five others including Major injured in accident
One soldier was killed and five others including a Major were injured when their cab vehicle crashed into a tree after hitting a three-wheeler on the A-20 Road at Rambewa in Anuradhapura last evening, police said.
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Inclement weather easing slightly
The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said today the inclement weather in the country had improved to some extent though risks still prevailed.
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Defender jeep connected to VIP security personnel attack found
The Defender jeep (CAD-8850) connected to VIP security personnel attack on a van at Kalagedihena, was found from Elhena Road Maharagama today, police said.
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Return waste material to country of origin: CEA tells importer
The Central Environmental Authority (CEA) has ordered the Hayleys Free Zone Ltd. also known as Advantis, which had imported several containers of industrial waste to be exported to the country of origin with immediate effect.
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Nine SSPs promoted as DIGs
Nine Senior Superintendents of Police (SSP) have been promoted to the rank of Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) with the approval of the National Police Commission.
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NPC Secretary remanded till August 2
Former Additional Secretary of Defence and National Police Commission Secretary D.M. Saman Dissanayake, who was arrested by the CID yesterday over the Avant Garde armoury case, was remanded till August 2 by Gangodawila Acting Magistrate Thissa Wijeratne today.
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Tree falls killing three in Sooriyawewa
A mother, her daughter and another girl died after a tree had fallen onto a three- wheeler parked near a school in Sooriyawewa this afternoon, Police said.
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French investors interested in H’tota Port: Envoy tells MR
French Ambassador Eric Lavertu, who called on Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said French investors were showing a keen interest in investing in the Hambantota port and the plantation sector.
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Elephant calf case: AG files indictments against Thilina Gamage
The Attorney General today filed indictments at Colombo High Court against former Magistrate Thilina Gamage and three others over illegally keeping an elephant calf.
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Traffic congestion in Town Hall
Traffic congestion was reported in the Town Hall area due to a protest march carried out by the Rajarata University students.
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Allegations against Dr. Safi
None of the complainants had come for tests at Castle, De Zoysa: DGSH
Though the Kurunegala Magistrate Court has advised over 1,000 women who had lodged complaints against the controversial Gynecologist of the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital, Dr. Siyabdeen Safi for alleged unlawful sterilization to have tests at De Zoyza and Castle Street women hospitals, not a single complainant had come forward for the tests up to yesterday, Director General - Health Services (DGHS) Dr. Anil Jasinghe said.
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Acting IGP directs CCD to probe Kalagedihena incident
The Acting IGP has directed the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) to inquire into the incident where a group of security personnel of a VIP attacked a van at Kalagedihena, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said today.
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Avant-Garde case: Suspects further remanded
Rakna Lanka Former Chairman Victor Samaraweera and Maj. Gen. (Rtd) Palitha Fernando were further remanded till August 2 by Galle Chief Magistrate Harshana Kekunawela over Avant-Garde floating armoury case.
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Arjun Aloysius and others granted bail by special high court
The special Trial-at-Bar today served indictments against Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) owner Arjun Aloysius and several others and granted bail in connection with the Treasury bond scam.
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Agarapathana tragedy: Body of missing girl found
The body of the 11-year-old girl, who went missing after being caught in floods in Agarapathana police area last afternoon, was recovered this morning, Police said.
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One killed in landslide in Ginigathhena: 10 shops destroyed
A 64-year-old man was killed after 10 shops in Ginigathhena were destroyed in a landslide this morning, police said.
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ICC suspends Zimbabwe over political interference
International cricket chiefs on Thursday suspended Zimbabwe over a failure to keep the sport free from government interference.
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