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Funeral of Upali Kannangara on Saturday

Funeral of Upali Kannangara on Saturday 0

🕔19:27, 13.Dec 2018

The funeral of popular vocalist Upali Kannangara is scheduled to take place at the Kohuwala cemetery on Saturday. Upali Kannangara was 67 years old at his demise. He went under the knife for a cardiac arrest. Upali Kannangara is a

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5.9 million rupees recovered from house of owner of trawler that transported heroin

5.9 million rupees recovered from house of owner of trawler that transported heroin 0

🕔19:20, 13.Dec 2018

5.9 million rupees in cash and two satellite phones have been recovered from the house of the owner of the trawler that had been transporting heroin. The Police Narcotics Bureau seized 231.54 kilogrammes of heroin on the 05th of this

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Motion filed seeking five-judge panel for case on MR

Motion filed seeking five-judge panel for case on MR 0

🕔19:15, 13.Dec 2018

A motion has been filed in the Supreme Court requesting a full judge bench to take up the appeals petition challenging the stay order given by the Appeals Court preventing Mahinda Rajapaksa from serving as the Prime Minister. The petition

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Mi17 deployed to dousefire at Nallathanniya

Mi17 deployed to dousefire at Nallathanniya 0

🕔19:10, 13.Dec 2018

A Sri Lanka Air Force Mi17 helicopter was deployed with a Bambi bucket this morning from Ratmalana to douse the fire that had erupted in the Upper part of theVaalamalai forest reserve in Nallathanniya. Difficultiesarose to douse the fire due

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Torrential rain and strong winds forecast in the deep sea areas

Torrential rain and strong winds forecast in the deep sea areas 0

🕔19:06, 13.Dec 2018

The low-pressure area in the South Bay of Bengal to the South-east of Sri Lanka is likely to develop into a depression during the next 24 hours. The Department of Meteorology said that it is expected to move North-north-westwards, towards

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Agriculture innovations forum to uplift agriculture industry

Agriculture innovations forum to uplift agriculture industry 0

🕔19:02, 13.Dec 2018

An Agriculture innovations forum aimed at uplifting the agriculture industry was held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. It was organized under the patronage of Parliamentarian Mahinda Amaraweera. Discussions at this forum centred on the programmes needed for the

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Officers injured in protest at Katuwana Police

Officers injured in protest at Katuwana Police 0

🕔18:52, 13.Dec 2018

Residents in the Bengamukanda area in Katuwana staged a protest opposite the Police Station based on an incident with respect to a death of a person. More than 500 persons were reported to be involved in the protest. Our correspondent

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Supreme Court rules that dissolution of Parliament is illegal

Supreme Court rules that dissolution of Parliament is illegal 0

🕔18:48, 13.Dec 2018

The Supreme Court announces verdict stating that the gazette notification dissolving the parliament is not in accordance with the constitution. The seven-member judge bench unanimously made this judgment stating that it was illegal to dissolve the parliament before its four

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An MOU signed with China to strengthen journalism training

An MOU signed with China to strengthen journalism training 0

🕔18:58, 12.Dec 2018

The Sri Lanka-China Journalists Forum and the Chongqing normal university signed an MOU to enhance bilateral relations between the two countries. Accordingly, Sri Lankan journalists will be able to be trained at the Chongqing University. President of the Sri Lanka-China

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Skeletal remains of Mannar mass grave sent to the US

Skeletal remains of Mannar mass grave sent to the US 0

🕔18:52, 12.Dec 2018

It has been decided to send skeletal remains belonging to 276 persons found in Mannar to the U.S. The skeletal remains were found at a mass grave in the vicinity of Sathosa building of Mannar. The remains will be sent

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