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Suspicious vehicle in Mattakkuliya a false alarm, Police clarifies

Mattakkuliya Police Station has launched an investigation into a tip-off received by them regarding a suspicious vehicle parked near a church and a school in Mattakkuliya. MORE..

PM summoned to PCoI over storing paddy in Mattala

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been requested to appear before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate and inquire into serious acts of fraud, corruption, and abuse of power, state resources, and privileges on the 18th of October. MORE..

State resources sold by govt. must be reclaimed - Gotabaya

The manifesto of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramunas presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa is scheduled to be launched on the 25th of October. MORE..

Brazilian sentenced to death for committing drug offences in SL

A Brazilian national, who was arrested for smuggling in and being in possession of 600g of cocaine while in Sri Lanka, has been sentenced to death. MORE..

Over 100mm rainfall expected in several provinces

The possibility for afternoon thundershowers is high over most parts of the island, the Department of Meteorology says. MORE..

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Dayasiri responds to CBKs statement on SLFP

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga says she appeals to all Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLF) supporters to act wisely in the upcoming presidential election. MORE..

Navy Hospital becomes first in Asia to be awarded with Carbon Neutral Operations certificate

The internationally acclaimed Carbon Neutral Operations certificate which was granted to Sri Lanka Navy General Hospital(Colombo) through an assessment conducted by Carbon Consulting Company (Pvt) Ltd., was awarded to the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at a ceremony held in Navy Headquarters, Colombo, today (15). MORE..

President calls for maximum security for presidential candidates

President Maithripala Sirisena has advised relevant authorities to provide the maximum security to all candidates of the Presidential Election 2019. MORE..

Saman Sri Ratnayake approved as Elections Commissioner General

The Constitutional Council has approved a new Commissioner General for the National Elections Commission. MORE..

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Sonys PlayStation 5 launch set for late 2020

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Sesame Street to cover addiction with new muppet Karli

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Critics hit out at Peter Handkes Nobel literature Prize win

Nobel Prize for Literature to name two winners after scandal-hit year

Nobel Prize for Literature to name two winners after scandal-hit year

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