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Special hotline for public complaints on illicit liquor

Sri Lanka, Aug. 19 -- The Excise Department will launch a special four-digit hotline 1913 from today (19) to receive public complaints on illegal Liquor, the Ministry of Finance said issuing a release... Read More


Lotus Road temporarily closed

Sri Lanka, Aug. 19 -- The Lotus Road in Colombo has been temporarily closed due to a protest, says Ada Derana reporter. The protest is organized by disabled soldiers and their families. Published by... Read More


Three arrested over attack on tippers carrying garbage to Aruwakkalu

Sri Lanka, Aug. 19 -- Three suspects have been arrested for allegedly assaulting tipper trucks transporting garbage from Colombo to Aruvakkalu. The attack had taken place around 1 am this morning (19... Read More


Navy intercepts lorry with illegal immigrants

Sri Lanka, Aug. 19 -- A group of Navy personnel has apprehended 12 Sri Lankans who were attempting to illegally reach Australia by sea route. Western Naval Command in coordination with the Chilaw Pol... Read More


UNP MPs set to meet today

Sri Lanka, Aug. 19 -- The meeting of the United National Party's parliamentarians is scheduled to be convened at 4.00 pm this evening (19) at the Temple Trees. The UNP's presidential election candida... Read More


Afternoon thundershowers highly possible in several provinces

Sri Lanka, Aug. 19 -- The Department of Meteorology has requested the take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning since the possibility for a... Read More


I don't think Gotabaya is capable of running a country - Fonseka

Sri Lanka, Aug. 19 -- Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka says that the United National Party (UNP) must appoint a candidate by thinking of the country to win the upcoming presidential election. He express... Read More


Substandard polythene products still in market

Sri Lanka, Aug. 19 -- The Polythene Manufacturers and Recyclers Association of Sri Lanka stated that polythene products including substandard food wrappers are still available in the market. Accordin... Read More


JMO of Palei Hospital arrested over terrorist connections

Sri Lanka, Aug. 19 -- The Sri Lanka Army had arrested a person who had been serving as the Judicial Medical Officer at the Palai Hospital in Kilinochchi and handed him over to the Terrorism Investigat... Read More


US 'deeply concerned' by Shavendra Silva's appointment as new Army Chief

Sri Lanka, Aug. 19 -- The United States of America says it is deeply concerned by the appointment of Major General Shavendra Silva as the new Commander of Sri Lanka Army. The Embassy of the United St... Read More