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President promises probe into disappearances

President Maithripala Sirisena said on Saturday that he would order a probe into claims being made in the media that some of the schoolchildren who posed for a picture with him in Jaffna in 2015 had gone missing.   The President was addressing a public rally in Sampur.   The …

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State doctors to launch another token strike

Trade union of the state doctors, The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA)  announced that they will launch another island wide token strike today to protest against several issues including the recent police action on protesting medical students. Addressing a media briefing Secretary of the GMOA Dr. Nalinda Herath said its Executive …

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Death toll rises to 3, search operation concluded

Another body has been recovered from under the debris of the collapsed building in Wellawatta. The deceased is said to be a 60-year-old female resident of Moratuwa. Accordingly, the death toll from the incident has risen to a total of 3. 23 more were injured when the building collapsed on …

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