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Video: 3 Lankan women nabbed with Rs.8.3 Mn in foreign currency

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Three Sri Lankan women alleged to have had in their possession Rs.8.3 million worth of foreign currency were arrested at the airport arrival lounge last night, Customs spokesman Leslie Gamini said
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CB destroys 157.7 soiled currency notes

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The Central Bank has destroyed 157.7 million soiled currency notes bearing a face value of Rs.67.7 billion last year in an effort to maintain its Clean Note Policy, a report says
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Investments in shares: EPF loses billions

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Auditor General H.A.S. Smaraweera in his review of the 2011 annual report of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) said Sri Lanka’s main social security fund had lost nearly Rs.11.7 billion through investments in 58 private institutions
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Sanga, Mahela could face disciplinary action

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Senior players Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara could face disciplinary action over remarks they made on arriving after winning the ICC World T20 title VIDEO
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British tourist with Buddha tattoo expelled

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A British female tourist who had the image of the Buddha tattooed in her hand was arrested by the Katunayaka Airport Police and produced before Negombo Additional Magistrate T.M.T. Bandara today
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Farbrace undecided

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Sri Lankan Cricket coach Paul Farbrace had indicated to the Sri Lanka Cricket officials this morning that he had not made a decision regarding his career despite receiving a more lucrative offer from the England and Wales Cricket Board
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Will find a solution for the fishermen issue: Rahul

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Raising the issues faced by the Tamil Nadu fishermen, the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that the Congress led UPA government would find a solution for the fishermen’s issue immediately
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Video: Geneva resolution justified by H’tota attack: SF

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The attack on United National Party (UNP) MPs at the Mahagampura Port is a blatant violation of human rights by this Government and is a clear justification of the Geneva resolution on Sri Lanka, Democratic Party Leader Sarath Fonseka said today
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GMOA postpones TU action

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The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) said today said the Public Services Commission had approved one of the demands in the Medical Service Minute and therefore it had postponed the trade union action which was to be held tomorrow
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Tea workers attacked by wasps

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At least eight women in a group of tea pluckers were attacked by a swarm of wasps in an estate in Dikoya, Hatton this afternoon, the Police said
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37,000 bottles of water seized

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Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) today seized 37,000 bottles of water from a bottling plant of a popular brand of drinking water in Dalugama after it was found that the the water contained some kind of a chemical.
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Man assaults army officer in civvies

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A man had assaulted an army officer who was in civvies in Maharagama when the officer asked him to move his motorcycle as he was wearing a full face helmet today
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Dengue forces closure of three schools

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The Homagama Zonal Education Office today announced the closure of three schools in the Seethaawaka Divisional Secretariat Division for three days as a result of a Dengue outbreak in the area
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Bus hits three students on pedestrian crossing

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Three students between the ages of six and seven and a woman were injured when a school bus hit them on a pedestrian crossing near the Bandarawela Central College this morning
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LTTE suspect escapes

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A LTTE suspect who was undergoing treatment at Vavuniya Hospital under prison custody had escaped last night
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Sonia shedding crocodile tears for TN fishermen: Jaya

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Launching a blistering attack on Congress President Sonia Gandhi for the first time during the current electioneering, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today charged her with shedding crocodile tears for Tamil Nadu fishermen on poll eve.
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Road accidents claim 81 in ten days

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Eighty one people were killed in 65 fatal accidents reported during the ten days time of 10th and 19th of April, Police said today.
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FCA unaware of visa time limits to foreign journalists

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 The Foreign Correspondents Association (FCA) today said that it was unaware of any time limits on visas issued to foreign journalists posted to Sri Lanka.
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Video: UNP MPs dismiss claims made by MR

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UNP MP Ajith Perera today denied claims made by President Mahinda Rajapaksa that the group of visiting UNP parliamentarians had ridiculed the development taking place in Hambantota as they left Port. Pictures
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Video: Largest stock of Walla-Patta seized by Customs

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A Sri Lankan and two Indians possessing a stock of 48 kgs of "Walla-Patta"  worth Rs. 38.4 million were arrested by Custom officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning
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SL police reject kidney racket behind Indian's death

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Sri Lankan police rejected reports of a suspected kidney racket behind the death of a 26-year-old Indian, saying he died of heart failure
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