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President offers fresh probes into missing persons

President announced Saturday new investigations into alleged secret detention centres as part of a drive to find people still missing after the country’s decades-long war.   Maithripala Sirisena said he would establish a mechanism to search locations where there are reports that people may still be incarcerated after the war, …

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Hunt on for main suspect in ‘crystal meth’ ring

The Department of Excise has launched investigations to apprehend the main suspect in the drug racket responsible for smuggling crystal meth, also known as ice, into the country.  Excise officers recently arrested two women in the Elakanda area in Wattala with 200g of crystal methamphetamine, one of the most addictive …

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SL offers 500 acres of land to AP Govt

Sri Lanka has offered 500 acres of land to the Government of Andhra Pradesh to develop an industrial park. President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe made separate phone calls to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu on Friday to convey their government’s decision. This was in …

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