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Youth gunned down in Moratuwa

It is said that  A 28-year-old youth has been shot and killed in the Katubedda area in Moratuwa. Police said that the victim was found in front of his house with a gunshot wound and rushed to the Panadura Hospital, where he had succumbed to injuries. A 29-year-old suspect from …

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Kandy schoolboy dies after collapsing during Rugby practice

A student attached to Trinity College  Kandy has reportedly died after suddenly collapsing and falling to the ground during Rugby practice. The 17-year-old student is believed to have suffered a heart attack while engaging in running exercises during rugby practice. He was subsequently rushed to the Kandy General Hospital in …

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Gunman on shooting spree in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Police has confirmed reports of an active shooter at the Mandalay Bay casino and resort in Las Vegas. There are reports of multiple casualties, media reports said. The gunman reportedly opened fire at a country music festival being held on the Las Vegas strip, BBC reported. The Las …

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Ban on Chamara Silva and other players suspended

The Sri Lanka Cricket yesterday confirmed that the players of the Panadura SC and Kalutara PCC, who found guilty of ‘misconduct’ and ‘not playing to the spirit of the game,would be permitted to engage in domestic cricket activities pending the outcome of their appeal. The SLC said that on the …

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Get ready for two back-to-back polls

Prime Minister and UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has called on his party members to get ready for two back-to -back elections and to get rid of victor mentality as it would deprive them of their possible win in forthcoming elections. Addressing a meeting of UNP grassroots activists at Kahatagasdigiliya on Saturday, …

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Second heart transplant patient not lucky

Nineteen-year-old Sachini Sewwandi who underwent a heart transplant at the cardio thoracic unit of the Kandy hospital on Sept 27 died on Saturday.   Sewwandi is said to have died from a bacterial infection.It was the country’s second heart transplant surgery.   The second successful heart transplant operation was carried out …

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Government to enhance knowledge and ethics of the youth

President Maithripala Sirisena stated that the government is taking steps to enrich both academic and moral education for the children of Sri Lanka to create a cultured, erudite future for the country. He further stated that the government is taking all necessary action to ensure that the children of Sri …

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Term of North-Central PC ends

The official term of the North Central Provincial Council will come to an end at midnight from 1st October . Accordingly, control of the North Central Provincial Council will come under Governor P.B Dissanayake. The sixth term of office of the North Central Provincial Council will end  today. The last …

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