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Inquiry into Baratha's case concluded; CID

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The CID today submitted a report to the Colombo Magistrates court stating that they have concluded investigations in to the murder of former MP Baratha Lakshman and three others when the case was taken up today
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Three killed in train tragedy

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Three persons of the same family were killed when the trishaw they were traveling had collided with an oncoming train in Ja- Ela last night. , police said
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Eighty one year old hacked to death

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An  eighty one year old man was hacked to death early this morning in Polonnaruwa. Two others who had been in the vicinity of the incident had also been attacked and sustained injuries
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Train services disrupted

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Train services on the Kelani Valley line was halted and also services on several other lines disrupted as Engine Drivers absented themselves from work today, official sources said.
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Diaspora not doing enough for NE

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leadership had ignored a request by some party members and parliamentarians to form an NGO to raise funds from the Tamil Diaspora to help war affected people in the North and East, former MP M.K. Sivajilingam said.
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Mysterious illness closes Mulleriyawa ward

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Employees and in-house patients of a ward at the Mulleriyawa National Institute of Mental Health have fallen ill mysteriously, forcing the authorities to close down the ward from yesterday, hospital sources said.
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Duke of Edinburgh hospitalized

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Buckingham Palace yesterday said 90-year-old Prince Philip - husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was  hospitalized with a bladder infection.The announcement came as the U.K. was celebrating the queen's Diamond Jubilee.
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SL refugee killed in India

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A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee was killed and three others were injured after a motorbike collided with a Navy official's car at Mandapam, police said.
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No ban on porn websites

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The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) said today that no pornographic websites have been banned in the country, despite numerous claims by officials and a misconceived public notion.
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MR in UK

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in London to attend the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee celebrations, Presidential Spokesman Bandula Jayasekara said. Britain gears up for four-day long celebrations from June 2-5 to mark the 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign.
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Clash in N'Eliya kills two

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Two persons were killed after a clash erupted in the in the Magasthota area in Nuwara eliaya last night. Four persons were admitted following injuries sustained in the clash. The reason behind the clash is still unknown
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Unknown explosion kills student

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A 15 year old boy was killed early this morning in the Nainathivu islands, Jaffna, following an explosion from an unidentified explosive the Kayts Police said. The Police conducting further investigations to ascertain the explosive that caused the death
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VIDEO:150 SL refugees detained in Kerala

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More than150 Sri Lankan refugees, including 19 women and 22 children have been detained from a boat near the Kollam coast (Kerala) in Tamil Nadu, Indian Police said.
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'Police don’t practice torture'

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The Police department yesterday denied allegations that torture on suspects take tplace within Police stations as a practice.
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No Al- qaeda in Lanka

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The Government said today that the introduction of new laws which impose sanctions on individuals or entities that have links with Taliban or Al-Qaeda is a precautionary measure.
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A trip ending in tragedy

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A bid to enjoy the long weekend through an outing to the central hills by a group of Young men from Ragama came to a tragic end when two of them were drowned after falling from Aberdeen Falls in Ginigathhena this morning.
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US want to take over SL: Wimal

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Minister Wimal Weerawansa alleges that the United States wants to take over the country and is lining up with separatist forces in order to achieve its goal.
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Bibile DS arrested

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The Divisional Secretary of Bibile has been arrested this morning the Police said. the DS had been arrested for forcefully entering the Moneragala hospital under the influence of liquor and causing nuisance, the Police said
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Student drowns in swimming pool

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A fifteen-year-old student of the Vavuniya National College had drowned last afternoon at the Jaffna Central College swimming pool, the Police said.
The victim was staying at the Jaffna Central College hostel due to an impending inter school dancing completion which was to be held in Jaffna
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Blast in Mullaitivu injures Child

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A 14 year-old school boy was injured due to a blast believed to have occurred from an anti personnel mine on the Chalai-Chundikulam lagoon in Mullaitivu Saturday evening, Military spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasuriya said
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Mini Tornado hits Dehiwala

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A mini Tornado hit the shores of Auburn side, Dehiwala causing damage to five houses and minor injuries to three, this morning the Police said.
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Chinese beauties visit Minneriya
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