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We didn’t let people feel burdened by war, maybe we should have – Mahinda

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Raghavan suspends principal for covering up abuse of schoolgirl

The Northern Province Governor Suren Raghavan has ordered to suspend a principal of a school in Point Pedro, Jaffna, over an attempt to cover up a case sexual abuse on a school student. MORE..

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Invisible force is behind Easter attacks, not ISIS - Hakeem

Former Minister Rauff Hakeem says he does not believe the fact that the ISIS is behind the terror attacks on Easter Sunday. MORE..

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AG orders criminal investigation against Hemasiri Fernando

The Attorney general has advised the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) to conduct a criminal investigation into the former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando. MORE..

Wellampitiya copper factory employee further remanded; TID ordered to submit report

Karupayya Rajendran alias ‘Abdullah’, one of the suspects arrested at the copper factory in Wellampitiya owned by the suicide bomber at the Shangri-La Hotel, has been further remanded until July 8th. MORE..

19th Amendment should not be abolished - PAFFREL

Abolishing the 19th Amendment to the Constitution for the sake of personal interests is unbeneficial for the country, says the PAFFREL (People’s Action For Free & Fair Elections) team on election monitoring. MORE..

Recommendations on Batticaloa campus presented to Cabinet tomorrow

The report containing recommendations for the private campus in Batticaloa will be presented to the Cabinet of Ministers which is scheduled to meet tomorrow (25), stated MP Ashu Marasinghe. MORE..

Govt. doctors in Kalutara district launch token strike

The government doctors in Kalutara district have resorted to 24-hour token strike from 12.00 p.m. this afternoon (24), the Government Medical Officers’ Association stated. MORE..

Illegal mobile sawmill in Haputale raided

A special raid has been carried out at the Gonaketiya rubber estate area in Soragune-Haldummulla by the Haputale Police Special Task Force (STF) officers. MORE..

Disrupted train services restored

Railway Control Room says that the train services that were disrupted owing to the 48-hour strike action. MORE..

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Cricket World Cup 2019: Pakistan end South Africa’s World Cup hopes

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Facebook adds new limits to address spread of hate speech in Sri Lanka & Myanmar

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Huawei smartphone sales hit amid US curbs

Bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Sri Lanka, researchers claim

Bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Sri Lanka, researchers claim

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YouTube CEO apologizes to LGBTQ community over handling of anti-gay content

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Elton John gets top French award, joins AIDS fight call

Elton John gets top French award, joins AIDS fight call

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality

Taylor Swift releases song and petition calling for LGBTQ equality

“Romeo and Juliet” director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

“Romeo and Juliet” director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

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Chris Hemsworth to take a break from Hollywood?

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