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Work on second stage of the Mihisaru Field Research and Training Centre launched

Work on second stage of the Mihisaru Field Research and Training Centre launched 0

🕔18:57, 10.Jan 2019

Chief Minister Isura Devapriya has said that the support of the Air Force will be obtained for the spraying of oil to overcome the stench emanating from the garbage in the Western Province. The Minister expressed this view joining in

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Two convicted of killing six in Boralesgamuwa sentenced to death

Two convicted of killing six in Boralesgamuwa sentenced to death 0

🕔18:49, 10.Jan 2019

Two persons convicted of killing six persons have been sentenced to death. The death sentence was imposed by the Colombo High Court. They have been convicted for shooting and killing six persons in the Boralesgamuwa area in the year 1999.

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Attempts made to smuggle in foreign cigarettes and foreign liquor foiled

Attempts made to smuggle in foreign cigarettes and foreign liquor foiled 0

🕔18:48, 10.Jan 2019

An attempt made to smuggle into the country a stock of goods including foreign cigarettes and foreign liquor has been foiled. This stock was taken into custody at the Katunayake International Airport. Customs officials said this haul has been brought

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1,299 on death row in prisons

1,299 on death row in prisons 0

🕔18:45, 10.Jan 2019

The Ministry of Justice and Prisons Reforms has said that a total of 1,299 death row inmates, including inmates who had appealed against their sentence, have been detained in Sri Lankan prisons as of December 31 last year. It said

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Two killed in accident in Padukka

Two killed in accident in Padukka 0

🕔18:43, 10.Jan 2019

Two persons have been killed in a motor accident that happened in the Mawathagama area in Padukka. The accident occurred following a collision between a motorcycle and a tipper truck. A motorcycle which was on its way to Avissawella from

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4,980 refuse tea seized

4,980 refuse tea seized 0

🕔18:41, 10.Jan 2019

The Police have seized a haul of refuse tea from the Mirigama area. The Mirigama Police conducted the raid. A stock of 4980 kilogrammes of tea was being transported with the intention of exporting it. The Police said that the

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Manchester City vs Burton Albion

Manchester City vs Burton Albion 0

🕔12:23, 10.Jan 2019

Irresistible Manchester City scored nine goals as they thrashed Burton Albion with an incredible display of attacking football in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final at Etihad Stadium.Gabriel Jesus scored four, with Kevin de Bruyne, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Phil

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Austrians battle heavy snowfall amid avalanche alerts

Austrians battle heavy snowfall amid avalanche alerts 0

🕔12:16, 10.Jan 2019

Snow deposits higher than three metres in some areas in Austria’s Styria province spurred the authorities to close several roads due to the risk of avalanches. Meanwhile local residents undertook the mammoth task of shovelling snow off their roofs to

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Xi, Kim hold talks, reaching important consensus

Xi, Kim hold talks, reaching important consensus 0

🕔12:03, 10.Jan 2019

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and Chinese president, held talks in Beijing on Tuesday with Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs

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CENI declares Felix Tshisekedi presidential election winner

CENI declares Felix Tshisekedi presidential election winner 0

🕔12:00, 10.Jan 2019

Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner of a disorganised and contentious Dec. 30 presidential election. The result could lead to Congo’s first democratic transfer of power since independence from Belgium in 1960, with

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