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Young couple caught with 04 kilos of Kerala ganja

The Kandy police arrested a couple transporting Kerala ganja weighing four kilos, at Talwatte on the Kandy-Tennekumbura road.   A team of policemen led by IP Thusitha Dombagamuwa stopped the vehicle the 20-year-old woman and the 28-year-old man were travelling in.   The police team comprised IP Thusitha Dombagammana, OIC …

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Postal voting for Local Government elections to begin on Monday

Postal voting for the February 10 Local Government elections will begin on Monday, January 22. Officials of the police stations, Divisional Secretariats, District Secretariats and election office could cast their postal votes on January 22, according to the Director General of Election Commission, R. L.A.M. Ratnayaka. Postal voting for employees …

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Special high court will be set up in next two months

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says a special high court will be set up to hear fraud cases and the functions of this court will commence within the next two months. The Premier made these remarks addressing a public rally in Homagama on Friday in support of the United National Party …

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US shutdown begins as Senate fails to pass budget

The US government has begun a federal shutdown after the Senate failed to agree on a new budget, the BBC reported today. Despite last minute bipartisan meetings, the Bill to fund the government until 16 February did not receive the required 60 votes. It is the first shutdown ever to …

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Kataragama Police attacked

Police officials from Kataragama gunned down a motorcyclist that refused an order to stop for inspection upon suspicious activity. Following the incident however a large mob attacked the police in retaliation of the incident. Police sources state that the Policeman responsible for the death of the motorcyclist has been arrested.

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