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Next stage in north central province

The next stage of the planting of 100 million plants across the country on a concept by minister Daya Gamage will take place in the north central province on June 05 to coincide with world environment day. On a request by DIG of the northern province Jagath Abeysiri Gunawardena, police …

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Showery condition to enhance

Showery condition in South-Western part of the island is expected to enhance slightly from today, Meteorological Department said. Showers will occur at times in Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces today, it says. Showers or thunder showers may occur at a few places in the Uva Province and in …

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Court orders arrest of Bogollagama’s wife and daughter

The Colombo Chief Magistrate has ordered the arrest of the wife and daughter of Easter Province Governor Rohitha Bogollagama, for the alleged attempted assault on a woman. The Chief Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake today ordered Cinnamon Gardens Police to immediately arrest and produced them before the court. This is in connection …

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Three arrested

A suspect was arrested in connection with the assassination of SLPP Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Municipal Councillor K. Ranjan de Silva, our news sources. He was arrested while travelling in a three-wheeler by the Police Special Task Force (STF) last evening (31). He was identified as Lamahewage Nihal Dissanayake alias “Beba” residing …

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PM tells UNPers to ignore President’s criticism

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has told UNP parliamentary group members not to respond to President Maithripala Sirisena’s criticism of the party, at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute (SLFI) on Wednesday.   Wickremesinghe issued the directive in the wake of the Working Committee urging the party leader to respond to President …

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Navy arrests six illegal immigrants from India

Sri Lanka Navy on Wednesday night has apprehended six illegal migrants from India who were reaching the island onboard an Indian trawler. Naval troops attached to the North Central Naval Command on a routine patrol in the northwestern seas apprehended the group in the seas off Urumalai in Thalaimannar. The …

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Water cut

The National Water Supply and Drainage Board announced that the water supply to several areas including Gampaha and Kelaniya will be suspended for 12 hours from 7.00pm today (01) due to urgent repairs. The water cut will be imposed in Kelaniya, Wattala, Biyagama, Mahara, Dompe and Ja-Ela Pradeshiya Sabha areas …

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Train delay from Polgahawela to Colombo

All trains from Polgahawela to Colombo Fort will be delayed by one hour due to protesters blocking the railway track at Ambepussa, the Railway Control Room said. This has caused several trains to delay while train services on the line are expected to continue to be delayed by at least …

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