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President Maithripala Sirisena vested several projects, which were implemented with the aim of preventing the chronic kidney disease and the welfare of the kidney patients, with the public yesterday (29).
The Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Leader MP Udaya Gammanpila yesterday said the United National Party (UNP) is allegedly conspiring to put the blame for the Easter Sunday attacks on the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabay
A total of 60,110 dengue cases and 80 confirmed dengue deaths had been reported from all parts of the country during this year as at yesterday (29), National Dengue Control Unit Director Dr. Aruna Jayasekara said.
Speaking to Daily Mirror, he said
The 5th consecutive edition of the Colombo Air Symposium was successfully concluded under the theme “A Small Air Force: Way Forward in Achieving Future Vision” exploring the future of small air forces in addressing the challenges impending from e
One cannot expect justice to women from those who kept quiet when women were being harassed by those in their own government, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday.
Prime Minister Wickremesinghe was speaking at a women’s forum yeste
The New Democratic Front (NDF) Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa yesterday pledged to re-introduce the Rs. 25,000 allowance (batta) payment for the Police officers which was removed in the past.
Speaking at an
The notorious drug trafficker known as Dilip Tharanga Hettiarachchi alias ‘Kudu Dileepa’ had been arrested with two firearms on Saturday by the STF in Wellampitiya, the Police said.
They said the suspect was arrested during a raid carried out on
Kachchimaduwa Reservoir at Kottukachchiya had been spilling over because of the heavy rain in the Puttalam district.
It is the main reservoir i
Jaffna International Airport has gone under water at several locations because of the heavy rain in the Jaffna district.
Airport Officials said the floods had not affected any of the buildings or the runway. They hoped the situation would return to
The teachers, parents and students of the Mulliyavalai Vithyananda College in Mullaitivu held demonstration recently to urge the Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam to appoint a suitable Principal to t
A military official was arrested by the Gampola STF on charges of being in possession of five grams of heroin at Nawalapitiya. He was produced before Nawalapitiya Magistrate Chandani Meegoda and remanded till November 11.
Police said the suspect a a
Officers of the Causeway Naval Detachment and the Wildlife Conservation Office at the Eduwankulama entrance in the Wilpattu National Park vacated from the area due to the prevailing flood threat.
Asst. Director of the Putt
A retired hospital worker, who had issued forged medical reports was arrested by the Kalutara Division Crime Investigation Unit.
He was said to have issued such documents to the new entrants to the Public Service, leading mercantile establishments
Residents of Indurupathwila in Baddegama accused the authorities of ignoring the danger of possible landslides in Kosgahahanda hill endangering about 15 families.
They pointed out that the hill had developed cracks and erosion due the prevailing h
A Brazilian passenger who pleaded guilty after being indicted with smuggling a stock of 312grms of Cocaine was sentenced to life imprisonment by Negombo High Court Judge Amal Ranaraja. The accused Miranda De Samuza Jurazi Eliyaz (36) was father of fo
An employee attached to the duty free shop at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake, was arrested yesterday with 40 gold biscuits worth over Rs. 32 million in his possession, airport Customs said. They said that the weight of each
Megalopolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said that November 16 Presidential Election will be a mother of all future elections that are to be held in the country.
The Minister said that the candidate who won the Presi
A woman drowned when the barge used to transport people from the Hungangoda jetty to Thudawa over the Nilwala River in Matara capsized, while two others on the barge at the time had been rescued by the Thihagoda Police.
The deceased woman
A research carried out by the Coast Conservation Department (CCD) has revealed that the sea belt along the Negombo, Mt.Lavinia and Polhena areas are polluted with human excreta. Director General of Coast Conservation Department- Prabath Chandrakeerth
A Syrian family attempting to enter Sri Lanka using fraudulent documents was arrested at the BIA and was deported, Immigration and Emigration Department officials said.
They said that the family consisting of a husband (29) who is a Dentist, his w
indian high commissioner Taranjith Singh Sandu, President Maithripala sirisena, premier Ranil wickremesinghe and transport and aviation minister arjuna ranatunga are in the picture.
Acts and regulations alone would not ensure environment protection, National People’s Power (NPP) presidential candidate Anura Kumara Dissanayake said yesterday a culture should be created where people protect the environment.
Speaking at the la
The UNP-led alliance is confident of securing TNA’s support at the presidential elections, party’s General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam
Minister Kariyawasam told a
Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) would hold their general convention today (18) at 2.00 pm at the Campbell Park, Borella in support of the New Democratic Front Presidential Candidate and Deputy Leader of UNP Minister Sajith Premadasa.
Minister of Megalo
SLPP Presidential Candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday assured that the pledges given by them are practical and can
He said they were able to fin
The funds amounting to over Rs.550 million deposited by customers of the Gampaha SANASA bank had been defrauded by the Chairman of the Bank who was taken into custody yesterday by the CID, Police Spokesperson Ruwan Gunasekera said.
The suspect who
The Palaly Airport which had been upgraded to the Sri Lanka’s third international airport would be opened today, and flights will be operating from November 1, the Transport and Civil Aviation Ministry said. Spokesman of the Ministry said the const
SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa said many shareholders involved in the tea industry had said that it has the potential to generate up to US$ 5 billion foreign revenue and that it should be the target of the new government.
Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekara said yesterday that the SLFP organisers who were said to have joined hands with the United National Party (UNP) were those who were sacked from the party. Mr. Jayasekara said this
The Malaysian Government has declared an amnesty period for migrant workers who were staying in Malaysia violating immigration and emigration laws, to return to their respective countries without punis
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