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Shooting reported at Jothipala Mawatha in Malabe

A shooting incident has been reported targeting a residence at Jothipala Mawatha in Malabe in the early hours this morning. Police said the shooting had taken place at around 2.40am today (26) and that a T-56 assault rifle was used to open fire at the house, located on 14th Lane …

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Garment exports income raised again

Income from garment exports has now been raised to 43 per cent, from the 32 pc income during the Rajapaksa regime, said primary industries minister Daya Gamage. The 800 garment factories that brought in 54 pc of the country’s income has reduced to 150 now, he said. The minister was …

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Government to introduce Freedom of Speech Act

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the government is contemplating introducing a freedom of speech Act as one of the alternatives for the racial and religious unrest. The Prime Minister who was speaking at the 44th convention of the Bar Association of Sri Lanaka (BASL) on Saturday said Sri Lanka …

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STF nab ‘Kudu Nuwan’

A notorious underworld figure, Nuwan Gunathilake alias Kudu Nuwan, was arrested by the police commandos yesterday.   The Special Task Force arrested him at Ganemulla, Gampaha, with a hand grenade. Gunathilake is alleged to have been involved in a number of crimes.   A close associate of former Minister Mervyn …

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