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19 Feb 2018
An incident where a loss of a woman's hair also resulted in her calling off an intended marriage was reported recently from a village in close proximity to the up-country capitol.
24 Jan 2018
While attempting to lodge a complaint on lost Gold Chains, police uncovers details of an illicit love affair.
19 Jan 2018
A manager in a private firm in Colombo was placed in a difficult position after a cat that frequents the office helped itself to the pizza left for his employees in the lunch room.
16 Jan 2018
A man from the Yatiyantotat area who tried to set a trap for another person in a bid to take revenge from him, had to finally fall into his own trap and end up in jail.
15 Jan 2018
The Kobeigane Police said that four men and two women had been taken into custody after two parties who were ordered to come to the police station to sort out a domestic issue got into a fight as a result of a scurrilous pamphlet that had been pasted on the wall with regards to one of the women.
11 Jan 2018
A group of Local Government election candidates of a certain political party had stopped for tea at an eatery in a suburb in the Southern Province when some opponents from a rival political party also entered the same eatery.
08 Jan 2018
A story was reported where an individual had requested his mistress to return back to him 250 grammes of dry-fish that he had bought for her among other items if she wanted him out of her life forever.
04 Jan 2018
A man who allegedly broke into the home of a police constable and stole a pair of imitation bangles believing them to be real gold had been captured by the Thambuttegama Police.
01 Jan 2018
A driver attached to the Biyagama Medical Officers' Association and his mistress,who had stolen an ATM card of a doctor and bought items worth over Rs.121, 000, were taken into custody yesterday.
27 Dec 2017
She was a pretty lady born in Colombo and employed in a Government Institution related to the Tourism industry. A staff officer attached to the office was interested in her and she liked him because of his kind and humble qualities.
18 Dec 2017
In a shocking incident relatives of a dead man had found the face of the deceased gnawed by polecats, when they received the body yesterday (17) from the mortuary of the Chilaw District Hospital.
15 Dec 2017
A candidate of the forthcoming provincial council election had spent the night in his garden while he waited for the arrival of the auspicious time for him to leave his residence for the signing of the nomination papers on the instructions of an astrologer.
11 Dec 2017
A person was hospitalized for allergy caused by the application of some hair-dye by his wife when she tried to show off her skills as a beauty culturerist.
08 Dec 2017
A driver of a private bus, spotting a considerable number of passengers at a bus halt, overtook the bus that was ahead of him to pick them up and in his hurry left his conductor behind. This ultimately caused a delay of twenty minutes to the passengers of the bus in question.
07 Dec 2017
It was about 6 o’clock in the evening. A luxury van used to transport foreigners on its way to Colombo stopped in front of a fruit stall in Galle. The driver of the vehicle got down from the vehicle clutching his chest. He claimed he was experiencing a chest pain.
04 Dec 2017
A man who had tied his 12-year-old son's hands behind him and got him to sit on a wooden bench before burning his face and hands using a fire-brand was taken into custody by the Talawakele Police on Saturday (2).
29 Nov 2017
It is reported from Saliyawewa Kandauda of a motorcyclist who fled with a bag of 20 Coconuts worth Rs1,600 without making payment, forgetting his Helmet worth Rs 2000, in the rush.
22 Nov 2017
An individual heavily intoxicated had confronted a woman tourist and had attempted to teach her morals, and the woman not understanding the language had gifted the intruder with a cigarette, as reported from a tourist hotel in a coastal area near Galle.
17 Nov 2017
A woman who came to live in a rural area in the Southern province had begun a healthcare service centre for married women who are not fortunate to have children
15 Nov 2017
A teacher of a grade eight class of a school in the North Western Province was teaching the students the use of opposite phrases.
14 Nov 2017
A married couple living in a worksite in the Anuradhapura area was dragged into an unanticipated dispute which ended up in police, due to the behaviour of a young neighbour who had been forced to drink for the first time in his life.
13 Nov 2017
A 43-year-old married woman, hailing from a remote village located in an area known for its tea estates in the Galle district, recently had a very bitter experience. She had gone to the Galle town for some purpose and had got into a bus to return home.
20 Oct 2017
A beautiful young lass accompanied her sick father to a reputed hospital in the Uva Province.
20 Oct 2017
A schoolgirl, studying in grade ten of a government school in the Kekirawa Educational Zone, who had vomited in the class room after coming to school on an empty stomach, was said to have been falsely accused of being pregnant by the school principal who then threw her out of school.
19 Oct 2017
Residents of Padaviya were in a rude shock yesterday to find 15 dogs, a bitch and 70 pups dumped in a paddy field in the area by some unknown persons.
19 Oct 2017
A female teacher who had discussed her family life including details of her sexual life with a woman she got to know over the phone, had been put in a compromising position after the latter tried to blackmail her.
17 Oct 2017
A dog had been seen running through a street in Nuwara Eliya grabbing the body of a new born infant in its mouth.
13 Oct 2017
An altercation that had taken place between two students during an educational workshop had led to one of the boys cutting the other with a stencil cutter.
09 Oct 2017
An incident has been reported from a village near Ma-Oya in which the true nature of the would-be bridegroom had been discovered as a result of his wig coming off and falling at the feet of his father-in-law to be. That of course put paid to his chances of marrying his intended bride.
06 Oct 2017
All policemen in countrywide police stations had been instructed not to produce used up condoms as courts produce along with sex workers, when they are being produced in courts of law for engaging in prostitution.
09 Jul 2020