Four arrested for keeping 290 electric detonators in Piliyandala
Father and his two sons were arrested for keeping 290 electric detonators in a house in Hedigama in Piliyandala this evening, the Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.
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It should be there but shouldn’t be implemented: MR
Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa today said the death penalty should be there as a punishment but it shouldn’t be implemented.
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EU, SL hold informal counter-terrorism dialogue
The European Union (EU) and Sri Lanka held an informal counter-terrorism dialogue where the EU presented a support package for Sri Lanka focusing on law enforcement, rehabilitation and disengagement, counter-narratives and online radicalisation.
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OIC Interdicted over missing T-56 rifles
The officer in-charge of the Panadura (North) Police, Inspector Prabath Paranawithana has been Interdicted today after two T-56 assault rifles went missing from the police station last week.
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Not in a hurry to accept portfolios: Rishad
All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) leader and Former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen said yesterday they were not in a hurry to accept ministerial portfolios and said they would do so on a decision taken by his party.
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NTJ Colombo District leader granted bail
Mohamed Farook Mohamed Fawaz, the Colombo District Leader of the National Thowheed Jamaat (NTJ), was granted bail by the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court today.
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Father, daughter killed in train collision
A father and daughter were killed when the train travelling from Kankasanthurai to Colombo collided with their motorcycle at an unprotected railway crossing at Wadurawa, in Veyangoda this morning.
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Narcotics smuggling in Indian Ocean: India, SL will continue to share intelligence
India and Sri Lanka continue to share intelligence with the Sri Lankan authorities on narcotics smuggling in the Indian Ocean, a spokesman said yesterday.
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Questioning of intelligence officers ’in camera’ in future
The Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) that probes the Easter Sunday attack has decided to conduct inquiries from the intelligence officers in camera in the future.
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England win maiden World Cup title on boundaries
England won the World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a Super Over after a nerve-shredding final ended in a tie at Lord’s today.
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Final World Cup 2019: England tie with NZ, match goes to Super Over
The final between England and New Zealand will now go to Super Over as the match is tied. England suffered two run outs in the final over as Ben Stokes failed to get required 15 runs in the final over.
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Rishad cleared of allegations by CID - Ranil
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Sunday said there were as many as 300 allegations against Minister Rishad Bathiudeen and a bulk of them were baseless. ’’The CID reports have cleared Mr. Bathiudeen,’’ the Prime Minister said.
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Navy commander’s service extended by one year
The service of Navy Commander Vice Admiral Piyal de Silva has been extended by one year by President Maithripala Sirisena with effect from today.
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Will present a Cabinet paper to amend MMDA: Faizer
UPFA MP Faizer Mustapha today said all Muslim MPs have unanimously decided to amend the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA) and accordingly, a Cabinet paper would be presented to amend it soon.
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Our candidate will certainly win: MR
Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa today said the presidential candidate they would field would certainly win the election.
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Sajith’s wife speaks as future first lady
Jalani Premadasa, the wife of Sajith Premadasa on Saturday addressing and event said that she appeared before them as the first lady of future leader of the country.
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Will declare National Day of Mourning if bill against death penalty presented: Prez
President Maithripala Sirisena said today he would declare a National Day of Mourning if a bill to abolish the death penalty was brought before Parliament.
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