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Body of missing constable found from Werahera

Body of missing constable found from Werahera

Aim is to eradicate poverty through a people-centric economy - President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says his aim is to eradicate poverty by creating a people-centric economy. MORE..

Man arrested for messaging death threats to Chamal

A person who had allegedly messaged death threats to Minister Chamal Rajapaksa has been arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) at Rajagiriya today (20). MORE..

Suggestion to ban burqas and religious or ethnic based political parties

The Sectoral Oversight Committee on National Security has made suggestions to the Parliament to ban face-covering attire such as the burqa and to suspend the registration of political parties on ethnic and religious basis. MORE..

Katunayake Expressway reopen for traffic

The Katunayake-Colombo expressway which was temporarily closed for traffic due to smoke obstructing the visibility of the motorists has been now fully reopened for traffic, stated the Police. MORE..

Constitutional Council approves nominations from President

The Constitutional Council approved the nomination of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to appoint Senior Deputy Solicitor General R. M. Sobhitha Rajakaruna, as a Court of Appeal Judge. MORE..

Japanese firm lands USD 570 mn Sri Lanka airport contract

A Japanese firm was chosen by Sri Lanka Thursday to build a new US$570 million terminal for Sri Lanka’s main airport, as Tokyo re-emerges as a key infrastructure backer amid a raft of Chinese projects. MORE..

SLAF deploys helicopter to help douse fire in Seeduwa

A Bell 212 helicopter belonging to the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) is currently conducting ‘Bambi Bucket’ operations in the Seeduwa area, close to the Katunayake Expressway, in order to douse a fire. MORE..

Six estate houses gutted in fire at Dayagama East

Six estate houses have been completely destroyed in a fire that erupted in Dayagama East in Agarapathana this morning (20). MORE..

Man arrested with foreign cigarettes worth over Rs 1.1 mn

A man has been apprehended at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) over an attempt to smuggle in foreign cigarettes from Dubai. MORE..

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