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One arrested with Kerala Cannabis

One person was arrested in Gemunu road, Minuwangoda with a stock of Kerala Cannabis. The arrest was made following a tip-off received by a team of Special Task Force (STF) officers attached to Gonahena camp. 440 grams of Kerala Cannabis worth Rs.50, 000 were seized by the police with the …

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Election-related complaints on the rise

Police said that 53 complaints have been received so far in relation to the forthcoming Local Government election. This includes 36 election complaints and 17 complaints pertaining to violations of election laws. In a statement, the Police Headquarters said that two complaints of election law violations were received within yesterday …

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Tea containers to be fumigated at the Port

Tea and other agricultural products containers that would be shipped to Russia will be subjected to a special fumigation process at the harbor, the Tea Commissioner Jayantha Edirisinghe says. The containers will be fumigated before the agricultural products are packed. It is also required to obtain a certificate from the …

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Bond Commission report to be handed over soon

The report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry investigating into the Treasury Bond issue will be handed over on or before December 31, 2017,Commission Secretary Attorney-at-Law S. Udugamasooriya said yesterday. “The Tribunal will submit the report either on December 30 or 31, 2017,” Udugamasooriya said. The mandate period of the …

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Hathurusingha to ban music at cricket training

New Sri Lanka cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha pledged to get tough with the under-performing national team, including banning music in training, while demanding “full control” over selection, the Daily Mail reported today. Asked about reports that players were admonished for listening to music in practice, Hathurusingha said after his first training …

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