Vote of Account to be submitted for 2020

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Cabinet has approved a proposal for a Vote of Account to be submitted in Parliament for the first four months of the year 2020. Aince...

UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief to visit Sri Lanka

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The UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Ahmed Shaheed, will carry out an official visit to Sri Lanka, from 15 to...

Slave Island salon manager killed, five arrested and remanded

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The manager of a salon in Slave Island was clubbed to death and five suspects have been arrested and remanded over the incident. The Police...

FMM condemns threat to Tamil journalist by Minister

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The Freedom Media Movement today vehemently condemned the threat to journalist K. Prasanna by Palani Digambaram, Minister of Minister of Hill Country New Villages,...

Trial-at-bar to be appointed in Prageeth case

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The Attorney General has requested the Chief Justice to appoint a trial-at-bar for the case over the disappearance of journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda. Attorney General Dappula...

Over Rs. 1.3 Billion in funds and property of NTJ seized

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Over Rs. 1.3 Billion in funds and property belonging to the National Thowheeth Jama'ath (NTJ) and its leader Zahran Hashim has been seized, the...

US Acting Assistant Secretary in Sri Lanka next week

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US Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells is on travel to Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and India from August 6-16. She...

Former JMO indicted in Wasim Thajudeen murder case

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Former Judicial Medical Officer (JMO) Ananda Samarasekara was indicted by the Attorney General at the Colombo High Court today in the Wasim Thajudeen murder...

PM admits to PSC there was a serious lapse

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe admitted today that there was a serious lapse in information gathering which resulted in the deadly Easter Sunday attacks. Speaking before...

Archbishop calls for calm after tense situation in Katuwapitiya

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Archbishop Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith called for calm today after a tense situation arose in Katuwapitiya. The tense situation arose after a stone had allegedly been...