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Video: JHU urges legal action against Bathiutheen

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Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) said today that legal action must be taken against Minister Rishard Bathiutheen for the incident where the Muslim people had been resettled in the Wilpatthu National Park.
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Video: Motorcycle headlights on from today

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Motorcyclists island-wide are requested to switch on their headlights while riding during daytime starting today, the Police said
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Sanga, Mahela made correct decision -Arjuna

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It triggered quite a furore in Sri Lankan cricket but the country's first World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga has backed Mahela Jayawrdene and Kumar Sangakkara's decision to call it quits from Twenty20 Internationals, saying the duo's timing was correct
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Mahela retires from T20

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Mahela Jayawardena has tendered his resignation to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sri Lanka Cricket announcing his retirement from playing International T20 Cricket
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Motorcyclist, mother killed in head on collision

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A motorcyclist and his mother were killed when the motorcycle collided head on with a lorry near the 80th Mile Post on Dambulla-Kekirawa Road today, the Police said
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Video: Train delayed due to signal failure

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Train services  between Wellawatte and Colombo Fort  have been delayed as a result of a signal failure at the Fort Railway Station, the Railway Control Room said
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Attacks on fishermen a case of mistaken identity: AAP

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To avoid incidents of shooting due to “mistaken identity,” the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), in its manifesto for Tamil Nadu, suggested “co-ordinated patrolling” between the Sri Lankan Navy and the Indian Coast Guard
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Top UK diplomat in SL intervenes in drug peddling case

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The Deputy High Commissioner at the British mission in Colombo had said a suspect was an informant to one of Britain’s officers in India
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Work permits for foreign experts approved

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State institutions and private companies are now permitted to obtain the services of foreign professionals, technical experts and skilled labour not available in the country, following the approval of the BOI that will issue a work permit for a specific time period, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said
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Ministry to probe missing body parts complaints

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The Foreign Employment Promotion Ministry has initiated inquiries into complaints that organs of dead Sri Lankan expatriate workers in some Middle Eastern countries had been removed, Minister Dilan Perera said yesterday
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Listed groups can legally challenge-army

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Military spokesman Ruwan Wanigasuriya today said foreign terrorist groups and several overseas organisations banned over suspicion that they were LTTE supporters could go to Courts and get their name cleared.
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60,000 breathalyzers imported for the New Year

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The Police Department had imported 60,000 breathalyzer balloons to nab drunk drivers during the New Year season, Police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said
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SL should listen to int’l community-UK

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Days after the Sri Lankan government's announcement that it would not cooperate with the UN probe on Sri Lanka, Britain said that the Sri Lankan government should listen to international community
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Video: Bus fare revision after New Year

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The Lanka Private Bus Owners Association (LPBOA) yesterday hinted that the time had come for another bus fare revision and said it would discuss the matter with Transport Authorities once the National New Year was over.
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Taxes on import rice removed

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All the existing taxes on rice imports were removed and a Rs. 5 consumer goods tax per kilo of rice imposed with effect from today, the Ministry of Finance and Planning said
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16 SL fishermen poaching sea cucumbers off Lakskhadweep nabbed

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Prompt action taken by Indian Coast Guard based on information provided by the alert Indian fishermen has resulted in arrest of 16 Sri Lankan fishermen who were caught fishing for sea cucumber in India's exclusive economic zone
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SLC regrets Mahela’s claims

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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today expressed its regret over claims made against the Secretary and CEO of the SLC by National Cricketer Mahela Jayawardena and stated that ‘such statements as damaging to both the image of the institution and the officials concerned
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Aussie official "optimistic" Flight 370 will be found, and soon

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A ship searching for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet has detected two more underwater signals that may be emanating from the aircraft's black boxes, and the Australian official in charge of the search expressed hope Wednesday that the plane's wreckage will soon be found.
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Guidelines for vegetarian cosmetics

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A National Standards Bill is being drafted giving guidelines for the manufacture of cosmetics using non-animal products, Sri Lanka Standards Institution (SLSI) said today
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HC allows Lankan Detenu's wife to See him at hospital

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Madras High Court yesterday permitted the wife of a Sri Lankan Detenu to see him in hospital. Chenduran, a Sri Lankan national, was in detention under the Foreigners Act at a refugee camp on March 4.
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Four in hospital after clash over Korean exam

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Four people were severely injured when two families clashed over the results of the Korean Language exam held recently
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Video: BBS at Rishad’s office
Video: Playing with paper rockets
Avurudu at Polhena Beach
Railways Trade Union fast against termination of employees
Video: BBS at Rishad’s office
Video: Playing with paper rockets
Avurudu at Polhena Beach
Railways Trade Union fast against termination of employees