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Man arrested with over 9 kg of Cannabis

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Showery condition to continue

Windy condition over the island, particularly in Central hilly areas, Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee and Hambantota districts (up to 50 kmph) at times and showery condition in South-western part of the island is expected to continue. MORE..

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Current govt. blemished the terms ‘good governance’ & ‘democracy’ - Gotabaya

The presidential hopeful of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Gotabaya Rajapaksa, attending the National Youth Convention of the party, addressed the solutions that would be provided to resolve the issues of the youth that concern the fields of education, employment, development, security, sport and environment. MORE..

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‘The New Wings’ holds panel discussion on MMDA

The age of marriage should be revised up to 18 years when the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act is amended, says The New Wings organization. MORE..

Met. Dept. issues red alert for rough seas & strong winds

The windy condition over the island, particularly in central hill areas, Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in Trincomalee and Hambantota districts (up to 60 kmph at times) expected to continue, the Department of Meteorology said, issuing an advisory today (24). MORE..

Lifting State of Emergency will not impact ban on terrorist organizations - Defence Min.

The Ministry of Defence, issuing a special press release today (24), stated that lifting the State of Emergency will not have any impact on the ban imposed on terrorist organizations. MORE..

ICC chairman calls on President

Chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC) Shashank Manohar has called on President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (23). MORE..

Malinga returns to lead Sri Lanka in New Zealand T20Is

Veteran fast bowler Lasith Malinga, who recently retired from ODI cricket, will lead Sri Lanka in the three-match T20I series against New Zealand, beginning on 1 September in Pallekele. MORE..

Gotabaya attends SLPP’s youth convention

The National Youth Convention of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) commenced this afternoon (24) at the Nelum PokunaTheatre in Colombo. MORE..

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Police Cab, tipper truck carrying garbage attacked en route to Aruwakkalu

A tipper truck carrying garbage to Aruwakkalu and a Police Cab deployed for its security have been stoned early this morning (24). MORE..

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