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Video: Colonial passport sold at Rs. 30mn

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Seven people, who are alleged to have stolen a colonial era passport issued to a Sub Inspector attached to the then Ceylon Police Force, were arrested by the Kollupitiya police while they were attempting to sell it for Rs.30 million.
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Video: BBS ties up with Hindu Federation for reconciliation

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The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) today charged that the Government and the National Languages and Social Integration Ministry had failed in the reconciliation process in Sri Lanka and as such would work with the All Ceylon Hindu Federation (ACHF) to complete this task.
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Cigarettes, liquor worth Rs.105mn seized

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Police seized foreign liquor and cigarettes worth around Rs.105 million hidden in a luxury house on Fairfield Road, Borella today.
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Ebola:6 Indians isolated at Delhi airport

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Six Indian nationals who arrived at Delhi airport this morning from Liberia, have been isolated and taken for further tests
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Mangala dashes ‘ice bucket’ craze

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The Ice Bucket challenge started by an American to raise funds for his friend suffering from a deadly Motor Neurone Disease has been converted into a publicity stunt by some local politicians who blindly follow whatever that comes from the West, United National Party (UNP) MP Mangala Samaraweera said today.
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Video: Two arrested for helping Kudu Chamara

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An assistant immigration officer and a prison official were arrested today for allegedly helping Kudu Chamara alias Nilan who attempted to flee the country yesterday, police said.
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Video:Gun shots fired at JVP office in Moneragala

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Members of the ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) had opened fire and had run amok at an election office of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna in Maneragala, JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva said at a hurriedly organised media briefing in Colombo a while ago.
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Surgeons save man’s life

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A tiny ‘Imbul’ tree branch which had pierced the right breast of a motorcyclist was surgically removed by a team of surgeons at the Hambantota General Hospital. PICTURES
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Lankan arrested for a Swiss murder

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A Sri Lankan man who arrived in New Zealand using fake documents has been arrested for a murder in Switzerland more than 13 years ago
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Human trafficking racket busted, Lankans held

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Police on Monday busted a human trafficking racket involving six Sri Lankan Tamils by taking into custody four racketeers including a fisherman from the island nation when the job-seekers moved towards the coast at Surareddypalem, near here, on Monday, according to Superintendent of Police Ch.Srikanth.
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SL youth on Taiwanese vessel goes missing

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Parents of a Sri Lankan youth, who had gone missing while working aboard a Taiwanese ship, have sought the assistance of the CID, the Foreign Employment Bureau and the Ministry of External Affairs, to locate their son.
Views: 1574

Video: Ex-CJ to petition SC on snap presidential poll

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Former Chief Justice Sarath Nanda Silva said today there were provisions to take legal action against the Elections Commissioner if he makes arrangements to hold the presidential election before November 19, 2016
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Import levy on Big Onions and Potatoes increased

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The special commodity levy on imported big onions and potatoes had been increased with effect from August 23, the Finance Ministry said today.
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Ex-CJ’s lawyers allowed to inspect data

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Former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranyake's lawyers were today allowed to get the services of a panel of computer experts to inspect her accounts at the NDB on September 3, 4 and 5 between 2.30 p.m. and 6.00 p.m.
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Video: A decision on UNP deputy leader soon

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The United National Party (UNP) Working Committee will meet soon to decide on who should be appointed as the party’s Deputy Leader of the Party; UNP media spokesman Gayantha Karunatilleke told a media conference today.
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Kudu Chamara back in prison

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Kudu Chamara alias Nilan, who escaped from prison custody on June 29 while receiving treatment at the Ragama Hospital was re-arrested today at the Bandaranaike Airport while attempting to flee the country.
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No need for special security for Upul: Police

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There was no need for special personal security for President of Bar Association Upul Jayasuriya, as there was no threat on the life of Jayasuriya according to investigations, Law and Order Ministry Secretary Nanda Mallawarachchi had informed the Police Chief N.K. Ilangakoon.
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Three stabbed near Court; one dies

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A 61-year-old man was killed while his son and daughter were injured when a 51-year-old man -- whose daughter was kidnapped and sexually abused by the son -- stabbed them while they were leaving the Hulftsdorp Magistrate’s Court after the deceased’s son was granted bail.
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Two killed in accident

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At least two persons were killed and seven persons were injured when a container collided with a small lorry at Welisara this morning, the Police said.
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Another woman hospitalised after beautification treatment

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Police said that another woman who had taken medicine for beautification from the Beauty Parlour in Bambalapitiya was admitted to a hospital in London after having become ill
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Japan considering providing patrol ships to SL

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The Japanese government is considering providing patrol ships to Sri Lanka to help the South Asian country strengthen its maritime surveillance capabilities, a Japanese government source said
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Rarely seen bunch
Protest at Mahaweli Authority
Another successful  surgery
Fifth Comoran Strike exercise in EP
Rarely seen bunch
Protest at Mahaweli Authority
Another successful  surgery
Fifth Comoran Strike exercise in EP