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Youth gunned down in Moratuwa

It is said that  A 28-year-old youth has been shot and killed in the Katubedda area in Moratuwa. Police said that the victim was found in front of his house with a gunshot wound and rushed to the Panadura Hospital, where he had succumbed to injuries. A 29-year-old suspect from …

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Kandy schoolboy dies after collapsing during Rugby practice

A student attached to Trinity College  Kandy has reportedly died after suddenly collapsing and falling to the ground during Rugby practice. The 17-year-old student is believed to have suffered a heart attack while engaging in running exercises during rugby practice. He was subsequently rushed to the Kandy General Hospital in …

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Government to enhance knowledge and ethics of the youth

President Maithripala Sirisena stated that the government is taking steps to enrich both academic and moral education for the children of Sri Lanka to create a cultured, erudite future for the country. He further stated that the government is taking all necessary action to ensure that the children of Sri …

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Death of Anoma’s mother

Anula Abeydeera Gunaratne, the mother of deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage, has passed away. She was 91. Mrs. Gunaratne at the Food Department, and retired as a school principal. The funeral took place at Borella Cemetery yesterday, There, president Maithripala Sirisena paid last respects to her remains.

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CCD instructed to probe Mt.Lavinia Rohingya refugee incident

It has been reported that the Acting IGP has instructed the Colombo Crimes Division to probe the incident that ensued on September 26, when a group of radical monks and activists violently threatened 31 Rohingya refugees who were residing in a safe house in Mount Lavinia. A group of activists …

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Prices of rice and sprats reduced

Prices of eight types of rice and sprats have been reduced with effect from lastmidnight (28). The order had been made by Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, according to the instructions given by President Maithreepala Sirisena, said President of Lanka Sathosa T.M.K.B. Tennakoon. He made this statement at a …

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US partners with Sri Lanka to improve waste management

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded approximately Rs 97 million ($625,000) to three local organizations to recycle municipal waste in the western coastal belt and Galle district. The three organizations, Janathakshan, Sevanatha, and the Sri Lanka Centre for Development Facilitation, will help communities partner with local …

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