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Open warrant issued for Udayanga’s arrest

The Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court today issued an open warrant for the arrest former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga, who is absconding, to be executed through Interpol. The warrant calls for the arrest of the suspects and to produce him before the court, our news sources said Interpol …

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Docs reiterate there is still no contraceptive pills for males

A medical consultant yesterday stressed that western medicine was yet to discover a pill or injection which could cause permanent infertility among men or women.   Addressing the media at the Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA), Consultant Physician Upul Dissanayake said that the pharmaceutical industry was researching to produce a …

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Multiple dead after Florida bridge collapse

A pedestrian bridge that was under construction collapsed onto a busy Miami highway Thursday afternoon, crushing vehicles beneath massive slabs of concrete and steel and killing at least four people, authorities said. Search-and-rescue crews worked into the night, using dogs, search cameras and sensitive listening devices in a frantic search …

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Facebook ban lifted in Sri Lanka

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) to lift the temporary restrictions imposed on social media website Facebook, with immediate effect. “On my instructions, my secretary has discussed with officials of Facebook, who have agreed that its platform will not be used for spreading …

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