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Namal Rajapaksa denied entry to US from Moscow

MP Namal Rajapaksa said he was denied entry to the US from Russia. Namal, son of the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, was in Moscow as an independent observer of the Russian Presidential Election and attended a couple of official meetings. Speaking to The Indian Express, his office said the US …

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President orders to halt all construction at Muthurajawela

President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered to cease all the activities of construction and fillings of land paving way for potential environmental harm, around the Muthrajawala Wetland Sanctuary. He has ordered to revoke all the permits that has already been given by any government organization to fill any lands around the …

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Aloysius, Palisena file revision application in CA

Arjun Aloysius, the owner of Perpetual Treasuries Pvt Limited (PTL) and Kasun Palisena, Chief Executive Officer of PTL yesterday filed revision applications in the Court of Appeal asking for bail.   The Magistrate of Colombo remanded them on the basis of the findings of the Presidential Commission on the bond …

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Investigations on security personnel involved in Kandy incident

Investigations are underway to probe whether there are involvements of the security forces with the recent incidents that took place in Kandy, according to government. A group of investigative teams have already commenced the investigations in the relevant area, cabinet co-spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said. Meanwhile, President Maithripala Sirisena on March …

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Two underworld members arrested in Borella

Two underworld members allegedly connected to several murders and shooting incidents have been arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) in Borella  yesterday. The suspects, 31 year-old Siyambalapitiye Chaminda  Wasantha alias ‘Chula’ and 38-year-old, Jude Betts, who are residents of Ragama and Borella were arrested for the possession of 2.7 …

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President to attend Pakistan Republic Day as Chief Guest

President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for Islamabad on Thursday (March 22) to attend the Pakistan Republic Day celebrations on March 23 as chief guest on an invitation extended by Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain. This is the first time a Sri Lankan leader received such an invitation to be the chief …

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