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PM responsible for lack of financial discipline in country - Keheliya

PM responsible for lack of financial discipline in country - Keheliya

Cannabis cultivation of 2000 plants raided

The Koslanda Police have raided Cannabis cultivation in a jungle area near the Ambakolaara forest reserve in Koslanda, last night (16). MORE..

Man arrested with counterfeit notes worth Rs 400,000

A person has been arrested at Peragashandiya area in Biyagama over the possession of fake currency notes. MORE..

Senior DIG of Southern Province transferred

Senior Deputy Inspector General (DIG) in charge of Southern Province, Ravi Wijegunawardena has been temporarily transferred to the Police Headquarters. MORE..

EU urges SL to replace its controversial Anti-Terror law - report

The EU has urged Sri Lanka to repeal its controversial anti-terror law and replace with a new one in compliance with the international norms. MORE..

Thirty-eight arrested in foiled illegal migration attempts

Sri Lanka Navy in coordination with the Special Task Force had carried out several joint operations in several regions in the island on 14th and 15th February and arrested 38 suspects who were attempting to illegally migrate via sea route. MORE..

Thundershowers expected after 2 pm

The possibility for evening thundershowers is high over the island today (17), according to the Meteorology Department. Showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the island after 2.00 p.m. MORE..

Register all chainsaws before February 28 – Defence Ministry

The Ministry of Defence says that all Chainsaw Machines in the country must be registered with the ministry before February 28th and a registration certificate obtained. MORE..

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Sri Lanka stun Proteas in epic thriller

In one of the most stunning run chases you will ever see, Sri Lanka have beaten the Proteas by one wicket in the first Test at Kingsmead. MORE..

14 would-be illegal migrants arrested at Thissamaharama

Naval personnel attached to the Southern Naval Command in coordination with Police STF-Katharagama, apprehended 14 Sri Lankans, who were secretly staying at a lodge in Thissamaharama preparing for an illegal migration attempt to Reunion Island by boat. MORE..

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