Navy nabs boat, two arrested with gold

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The Navy seized a boat and arrested two people who were transporting 45 kg of gold off Mathagal late...
Proposal for foreign pre-polls monitors

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The main opposition United National Party (UNP) has urged Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya ...
Report to UN raises concerns on Lanka

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A 40-page briefing submitted to the UN Human Rights Committee has raised concerns on Sri Lanka, in...
Four killed by lightning and one injured

admin, October 1, 2014

Four people were killed by lightning in Morawaka, Deniyaya this evening, the police media unit said.
Ratnapura girl files case against police

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The girl seen on a video being assaulted by a policeman, today filed a complaint at the Human Rights...
UNP will join hands with others at polls

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The main opposition United National Party (UNP) says it will have talks with other opposition politi...
New Tamil Nadu CM wants Indians freed

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has urged the central government to take concrete steps to...
Commission gets over 140 statements

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The Missing Persons Commission, which conducted fresh round of sittings in the Kilinochchi District ...
India has arrested 12 Lankan fishermen

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Offshore Patrol Vessel of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG), Vaibhav, detained two Sri Lankan fishing boa...
Lanka rejects allegations on returnees

admin, October 1, 2014

The Sri Lankan Government has dismissed as 'baseless' the findings of an investigation by the Austra...

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