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Over 3,300 drunk drivers arrested islandwide

Over 3,300 drunk drivers arrested islandwide

Special form directed at Sri Lankan arrivals in Japan deemed racist

An organization that assists refugees is criticizing Japanese immigration officials for singling out and discriminating against Sri Lankan nationals seeking to enter Japan by asking them if they face possible difficulties returning home. MORE..

All national cricket team coaches urged to step down

The Minister of Sports, Harin Fernando, has requested Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to urge all coaches of the national team to step down following the Bangladesh tour. MORE..

New Chancellor for Ruhuna University

A new Chancellor has been appointed to the University of Ruhuna, earlier today (17). MORE..

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Zahran used suicide bombs; Ranjan used nuclear bombs - Sudaththa Thero

State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake today (17) called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to submit a clarification regarding his recent controversial comment on the Buddhist clergy residing in temples. MORE..

Petition against death penalty moved to October 31st

The Court of Appeal has ordered to take up the petition filed by journalist Malinda Seneviratne, seeking a court order against the decision to implement the death penalty on four prisoners, again on the 31st of October. MORE..

Water cut for several areas on Friday

A water cut will be imposed in Kelaniya and several surrounding areas from 8 am to 5 pm on Friday (19), stated the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB). MORE..

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Traffic on Southern Expressway diverted at Kahathuduwa exit

UPDATE (05.10 PM): The Southern Expressway has been cleared of the bowser, which toppled near Kahathuduwa, and the traffic on the road has been restored, the Road Development Authority (RDA) said. MORE..

Ward Place closed off

Ward Place from Borella to Town Hall has been temporarily closed off in front of the University Grants Commission (UGC), stated Ada Derana reporter. MORE..

Red alert issued for sea areas from Mannar to Pottuvil

The Department of Meteorology has issued a high-risk level advisory for the sea area off the coast extending from Mannar to Pottuvil via Puttalam, Galle and Hambantota MORE..

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All national cricket team coaches urged to step down

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Google will now tell you how crowded your bus or train is likely to be

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U.S. to investigate French plan for tax on tech giants

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Fake Samsung firmware update app tricks more than 10 million Android users

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Sri Lankan epic receives four Helpmann Awards

Sri Lankan epic receives four Helpmann Awards

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Fmr Miss World promotes tourism in Sri Lanka after terror attack

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Ed Sheeran confirms hes married to Cherry Seaborn

R. Kelly arrested on federal sex trafficking charges

R. Kelly arrested on federal sex trafficking charges

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