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Over 1,500 sacks of airmail stuck at BIA

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Land swindle in Knuckles Range: Ministry sends auditors to inspect site

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SLFPers can join SLPP on an individual basis: Basil

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President asks group of 16 to remain united

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Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday compared the government to a plough being dra...


Delaying trial for 12 years: SC orders CTC to pay widow Rs.400,000 as costs

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One Indian, 2 locals nabbed: PNB seizes Rs.24 mn worth Kerala Ganja in Welisara

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BIA Customs thwart attempt to smuggle chameleons

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Five fishermen -- three from Pottuvil and two from Jaffna are reported to have gone missin...


New moon sighted; Ramazan Festival tomorrow

Muslims in Sri Lanka would celebrate Ramazan festival tomorrow as the new moon has been si...


Two teenagers missing while sea bathing

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Mahanama, Murali joins Mahela in refusing to work as cricket consultants

Roshan Mahanama, Muttiah Muralitharan and Mahela Jayawardena have point-blankly refused an...


Pakistani Taliban leader killed in drone strike

Afghanistan's Defence Ministry said it believed the head of the Pakistan Taliban, Mull...


Customs thwart attempt to smuggle chameleons

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Lankan arrested in India while trying to ‘traffic’ 3 Bhutanese women

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Indian President rejects TN’s plea to release Rajiv’s killers

President Ram Nath Kovind has rejected the Tamil Nadu government’s request to releas...


Appeal submitted on behalf of Gnanasara Thera

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Nalin Bandara arrives at FCID

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Conviction of Gnanasara Thera a victory for HR defenders: AI

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