Police fire tear gas and water on protest in Colombo

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The Police fired tear gas and water on protesting unemployed graduates in Colombo today. The protesters gathered near the Lotus Roundabout blocking traffic. The Police used...

Ten month old twins killed in Sammanthurai

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The Police said that the two girls were found killed in the bathroom of the house. The mother is suspected to have committed the crime...

UNP to decide between Ranil, Sajith, Karu

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The United National Party confirmed that it will pick either party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya or Sajith Premadasa as the UNP Presidential candidate. State...

Over 600,000 people affected by drought in Sri Lanka

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Over 600,000 people have been affected by the drought in Sri Lanka, the Disaster Management Centre said today. The Disaster Management Centre said that 615,984...

As Sri Lanka debates death penalty US to execute convicts

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While Sri Lanka debates a decision by President Maithripala Sirisena to impliment the death penalty on selected convicts the US Government has ordered the...

SC issues order preventing trial at special High Court against Gota

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The Supreme Court issued an order today preventing the trial against former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the special High Court. The Supreme Court issued...

Presidential hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa returns to Sri Lanka

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Presidential hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa returned to Sri Lanka after undergoing medical treatment in Singapore. He arrived in Sri Lanka last night and was escorted to...

Three arrested over Jaffna shooting incident

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Three youth have been arrested over the recent shooting incident in Jaffna. The Police had opened fire on a group of youth on motorcycles on...

Case against Pujith and Hemasiri postponed to October

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The case against Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara and former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando over the Easter Sunday attacks has been postponed...

Security increased in Jaffna after shooting

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Security has been increased along the streets of Jaffna after a shooting incident last night. The Police had opened fire on a group of youth...