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The Customs Department states that it is due to screen 50 containers which had arrived from Brazil.

According to the Deputy Director of...

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The Chairman & a member of the Standard Procurement Committee appointed by Cabinet have resigned.

Speaking to News24 Secretary to the...

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A Special Gazette notice has been issued bringing the National Lotteries Board back under the purviews of the Ministry of Finance.

The...

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The Government of Sri Lanka has condemned the terrorist attack in Barcelona today in which at least 13 people were killed and nearly 100 injured...

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Crown lawyers are seeking an 18-year prison sentence for a Sri Lankan man convicted of human smuggling for his role in the voyage of the MV Sun...

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A Sri Lankan has been charged by a Malaysian Magistrate’s Court of issuing death threats and seducing another man’s wife.

The 31-year-old...

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Eastern Naval Commander Rear Admiral Travis Sinniah has been appointed as the new Commander of Sri Lanka Navy.

The post of Navy Commander...

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Officials from the Police Special Task Force attached to the Jaffna Police have recovered a motorcycle suspected to have been used for crimes...

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An officer attached to the Intelligence Unit has been arrested at the Bandaranayake International Airport in Katunayake on charges of attempting...

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President Maithripala Sirisena states that he decided to appoint a new National Economic Council under his purview in order to strengthen the...

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President Maithripala Sirisena will hand over 10,000 title deeds for land to the Mahaweli farming community in Kotmale and Victoria Mahaweli Zones...

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Leader of the House and Minister Lakshman Kiriella states that a new court will be established to expedite legal cases.

Minister Kririella...

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General secretary of the United People’s Freedom Alliance, Minister Mahinda Amaraweera says that the government will convene the Local Government...

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A delegation from Tamil Nadu is due to arrive in Sri Lanka today, in order to inspect the condition of the Indian vessels which had...

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Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe came under fire by the United National Party today over comments he had allegedly made on the Hambantota...

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The People’s Liberation front or Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna states that it will contest the 2020 General Election under a common insignia embodying...

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Investigations have been launched into an incident accusing former President Mahinda Rajapksa’s son MP Namal Rajapaksa of threatening an official...

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Deputy Solicitor General Rohantha Abeysuriya states that there was a lack of staff at the Attorney Generals Department to carry out investigations...

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The Tamil National Alliance has filed a complaint with the United Nations Office in Sri Lanka with regard to the government’s failure to release...

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The Tamil National Alliance says enough is enough and the international community must now intervene to address the issues faced by the Tamils in...

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