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A suspect has been arrested over the shooting incident in Karandugala area which killed one woman and injured two others. MORE..

Man killed in fire inside house at Wellawatte

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Pujith grilled for nearly 7 hours by PCoI on Easter attacks

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara, who is currently in remand custody, has left the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the Easter Sunday terror attacks, after giving his testimony. MORE..

Necessary probes will be conducted before issuing death certificates for missing - President

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Train derails near Maradana station

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2,394 suspects arrested in special island-wide operation

A total of 2,394 suspects have been placed under arrest in a special island-wide operation, the police said. MORE..

Person nabbed with heroin worth Rs 3 Mn

An individual has been arrested by the Nawagamuwa Police along with a haul of drugs worth Rs. 3 million. MORE..

Foreign Ministry on alert over Sri Lankans in China

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says that the Sri Lankan Embassy in Beijing is closely monitoring the evolving situation of the deadly coronavirus infection in China. MORE..

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