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India building collapse: Dozens trapped in south Mumbai

India building collapse: Dozens trapped in south Mumbai

High waves & coastal inundation advisory for western-southern coastal areas

The Department of Meteorology has issued an advisory for high waves and coastal inundation for the sea areas extending from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle. MORE..

President says he spoke to Singaporean PM on extraditing Arjun Mahendran

President Maithripala Sirisena has said that all respondents in the Central Bank bond scam case have been identified, the President’s Media Division stated. MORE..

Four youths fall off Roomassala; 2 rescued, 2 missing

Four youngsters have fallen into the sea while taking selfies at Roomassala in Unawatuna, Police Media stated. MORE..

Cops raid gambling den; two injured in clash

Two policemen among three have been injured in a clash during a raid at Dodangoda, Kalutara today (16), Ada Derana correspondent said. MORE..

Postal workers’ 48-hour token strike launched

Postal workers at the Central Mail Exchange have resorted to 48-hour token strike action over their grievances from 4 pm today (16), the postal trade unions stated. MORE..

Chinese company sets up fuel oil unit in Sri Lanka

China Petroleum and Chemical Corp, known as Sinopec Corp, said on Monday it has set up a fuel oil company in Sri Lanka as it looks to supply fuel to ships along a major maritime route. MORE..

200 drunk drivers busted during 24-hour raid

The police say 200 motorists who were driving under the influence of alcohol have been arrested in a 24-hour raid conducted island-wide. MORE..

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Ranjan says opponents distorted his statement

State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake says he would meet PM Ranil Wickremesinghe tomorrow (17) to clarify the controversial statement concerning Buddhist monks residing at temples. MORE..

Gazette on extending term of commission probing corruption in govt issued

The Gazette notification pertaining to extending the official term of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing fraud and corruption at state institutions from 2015 to 2018 has been issued. MORE..

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