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Suspects arrested over Mawanella Buddhist statue vandalism further remanded

Suspects arrested over Mawanella Buddhist statue vandalism further remanded

Sri Lankas new Permanent Representative presents credentials to UN chief

The new Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, Kshenuka Senewiratne, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres on Wednesday. MORE..

AGs advice sought on vacant MP seat

The Elections Commission states that they have taken steps to seek the advice of the Attorney General regarding the nomination for the vacant MP post following the death of MP Salinda Dissanayake. MORE..

JMI member who trained with Zahran arrested in Ampara

Ampara Police has arrested a suspected active member of the banned organization Jamathei Millathu Ibraheem (JMI), who had allegedly received weapons training in Nuwara Eliya. MORE..

Island-wide census on drones launched

An island-wide census has been launched on the drones present in the country, stated the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAA). MORE..

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Sathosa suffered loss of billions of Rupees, COPE hearing reveals

It is revealed that Lanka Sathosa has incurred a loss of billions of Rupees by storing a stock of imported rice at the Sri Lanka Customs. MORE..

Naval and fishing communities warned

The sea area extending from Hambantota to Pottuvil can be very rough at times as the wind speed can increase up to 60-70 kmph at times, the Department of Meteorology said. MORE..

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Dress code of Muslim females will change under Police Act - Patali

Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka says the main responsibility of the succeeding President and the government is to strengthen state finances. MORE..

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Will not discuss presidential election with other parties - Handunnetti

Appointing the Commander of the Army is an internal matter of a country and other parties should not be concerned about the matter, stated Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) parliamentarian Sunil Handunnetti. MORE..

New Army Chief vows to safeguard country from all threats

New Army Chief Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, in his message on assumption of office as the 23rd Commander of the Army, has vowed to protect the country from all threats. MORE..

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