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Postmortem report, videos reveal new details on Sialkot lynching

The preliminary postmortem of Sri Lankan national Priyantha Kumara reveals that he died of a severe blow to his head and most of his limb bone had been shattered before the body was set on fire.

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  Health experts raise serious concerns over new variant, SL goes on alert

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Sapugaskanda Oil Refinery to restart again on December 7

The Sapugaskanda Oil Refinery which was closed since last month, will restart again from December 7 Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila said.

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‘Sri Lankan donated us 35,000 eyes, but we lost sight’: Leading Pakistan ophthalmologist

Pakistan is the largest recipient of eye donations from Sri Lanka, having received at least 35,000 corneas since 1967, says Dr Niaz Brohi a leading ophthalmologist of the country.

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’Keselwatte Fawas’ hacked to death

A 32-year old man known as ’Keselwatte Fawas’ was hacked to death by a group of armed men at Keselwatta last night.

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Four children drown while sea bathing

Police have launched investigations after four children have drowned while bathing in the sea at Ichchilampattru and Kuchchaveli within last two days.

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Gas cylinders to be released to market from tomorrow

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) said that it has decided to release domestic gas cylinders to the market from tomorrow (05) under three conditions.

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New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel takes all 10 wickets in Test against India

New Zealand’s Ajaz Patel became the third bowler in history to take 10 wickets in a Test innings - but India seized control of the second Test.

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Sialkot lynching: PM Imran Khan speaks to President Gotabaya in UAE; conveys nation’s anger & shame

After the lynching of a Sri Lankan man in Pakistan’s Sialkot over alleged blasphemy, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he would personally oversee an investigation into ’’the horrific vigilante attack’’ which he also called ’’a day of shame for Pakistan’’.

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We were not informed about Omicron positive patient- PHIs: Health Ministry responds

The Public Health Inspectors Union (PHIU) claimed that the Health Ministry had not officially informed them about the woman who was infected with the Omicron COVID variant enabling them to direct her contacts for quarantine or PCR tests.

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Govt., Opposition condemn Lankan’s murder in Pakistan

Both Government and Opposition MPs today condemned the killing of a Sri Lankan national by an extremist mob in Pakistan.

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SJB MPs walk out of Parliament in protest

SJB MPs walked out of Parliament after a clash between MP Kanchana Wijesekara and Manusha Nanayakkara at the Parliament lobby.

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Update: At least 800 booked under ATA over killing Sri Lankan manager in Pakistan

The police have arrested a prime suspect and booked over 800 people under the Anti-Terrorism Act a day after a mob tortured a Sri Lankan man, employed as a manager in a factory on Wazirabad Road, Sialkot, to death and set his body on fire.

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Power cuts from today

The power supply to several parts of the country will be suspended for around one hour for few days from today (4), the Ministry of Power and Energy said.

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Six arrested for hijacking bus transporting apparel workers in Horowpothana

A bus transporting garment workers had been hijacked along with the driver, by a group of persons in a van at Aluth Oya in Horowpothana yesterday.

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Veteran artiste Sarath Chandrasiri passes away

Veteran actor Sarath Chandrasiri has passed away while under treatment at the National Hospital in Colombo.

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ICCSL seeks state intervention to charter a subsidised feeder vessel to ease burden on exporters

With the exporters grappling with the skyrocketing freight charges and container shortages, the International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (ICCSL) seeks urgent state intervention to charter a subsidised feeder vessel between the shipping hubs and bring the empty containers to the Port of Colombo, in order to ease the burden on the exporters and for the survival of the export sector at large.

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EU court upholds LTTE sanctions listing

The EU General Court dismissed an application brought by the European Political Subdivision of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to annul the 2019 and 2020 acts maintaining the inclusion of the LTTE on the EU’s terrorist sanctions list.

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Heated verbal exchange between Fonseka and Weerasekara in Parliament

Minister of Public Security Sarath Weerasekera and SJB MP Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka were engaged in heated verbal exchange, throwing allegations against each other in Parliament today.

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Killing SL man in Sialkot

Imran Khan says those responsible will be punished with full severity

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said he is overseeing the investigations into the killing of a Sri Lankan national over blasphemy allegations in Sialkot and that those responsible will be punished with full severity of the law.

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President leaves for Abu Dhabi to attend Indian Ocean Conference

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa left the country today (03) to attend the Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) to be held in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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At least 50 arrested over lynching of Sri Lankan citizen in Sialkot: Punjab govt

Punjab government spokesperson Hassan Khawar on Friday said that at least 50 people allegedly involved in killing of a Sri Lankan national over blasphemy allegations in Sialkot have been detained thus far.

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Killing of Sri Lankan in Pakistan; SL expects Pakistan to ensure justice

Sri Lanka today said it expects that the Pakistan authorities will take required action to investigate and ensure justice over an alleged incident of torture and burning of body of a Sri Lankan in Sialkot,Pakistan earlier today(3).

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Sri Lankan manager killed by mob of workers at Pakistan garment factory over blasphemy

A mob in Sialkot brutally murdered a Sri Lankan man and set his body on fire over blasphemy allegations. Priyantha Kumara, the export manager of a private factory, was attacked by workers of the factory on Wazirabad road in Sialkot, Pakistan.

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Two MPs stuck in Parliament elevator during power outage

Two MPs were stuck inside an elevator at the Parliamentary complex during the power cut today.

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Power outage in Parliament: Govt. requests Speaker to hand over investigation to CID

The Government today requested the Speaker to hand over investigations to the CID into the power outage in Parliament during the debate on the Defence Ministry and Public Security Ministry was in progress.

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Power distribution restored: CEB

The total power transmission system has been restored and islandwide power distribution will take place soon, the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) said.

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Islandwide power outage is not a sabotage, natural occurrence: CEB workers’ union

The islandwide power outage is not the result of sabotage but of natural occurrences, the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) Workers’ Union said.

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Police launch probe to determine whether electricity failure was a sabotage

The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) commenced an investigation with the assistance of electrical engineers in connection with the power failure to determine whether it was an act of sabotage.

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Sri Lanka plunged into darkness - an act of sabotage?

General Manager of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), M.R. Ranatunga told Daily Mirror a short while ago that he suspects the islandwide power failure maybe an act of sabotage by the Trade Unions.

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Political interference at Sathosa comes under the spotlight

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