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Schools in Kandy District to reopen on Monday

All government schools in Kandy Administrative District will reopen on Monday (March 12),  said Central Province Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayke. The Chief Minister said that the decision was taken while considering the peaceful situation which prevails in Kandy Administrative District at present. All government schools in the Kandy administrative district …

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HC rejects bail applications filed by Aloysius and Palisena

The Colombo High Court has rejected the bail application filed by the owner of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) Arjun Aloysius and CEO Kasun Palisena, news sources said. The High Court today announced its decision whether to proceed with the revision applications filed by Perpetual Treasuries Limited owner Arjuna Aloysius and …

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List of LG members to be gazetted

The list of members elected to Local Government bodies at the recently concluded LG polls has been handed over to the Department of Government Printing to be gazette. However only a part of the list has been submitted for the print as Election Commission has not received the complete list …

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EU Ambassadors call for end to hate crimes

The recent attacks on communities are very worrying and its is important that the government and the security forces take urgent action against hate crimes and ensure that the perpetrators of such actions are swiftly brought to justice, the EU Ambassadors have said in a media statement. It is vital …

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Speaker warns of elements out to divide the nation

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday (08) called on leaders of all religious faiths to raise their voice and condemn the actions by certain elements to divide the nation along communal lines.   Speaker told Parliament that some organized sections spread hatred and promoted violence to achieve their political objectives and some …

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Rain to continue

The Department of Meteorology says that due to the wavy type disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, showery condition is expected to enhance over the island from today (9), particularly in the southern half of the island. Cloudy skies can be expected in southern half of the island while …

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One dead, two injured in shooting at Kotahena

One person died while another two were wounded following a shooting incident at Kotahena in Colombo. The Colombo National Hospital confirmed that three persons were admitted to the hospital with gunshot wounds and that one of them was in critical condition. However, the individual in critical condition, a 28-year-old youth …

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