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Clandestine witness testifies about Zahran

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- A man under heavy security with his face concealed gave evidence today before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing the Easter Sunday Attacks, revealing various a... Read More


Abu Dhabi Crown Prince invites President to visit UAE

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces has invited... Read More


Sri Lankans cautioned of mysterious Chinese coronavirus

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- The Health Ministry has cautioned Sri Lankans to be vigilant of the warnings that are issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) of a new coronavirus which originated in China... Read More


Navy seizes over 1060kg of Beedi leaves from Jaffna

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- Naval personnel have seized two Dinghy boats and more than1060kg of Beedi leaves during a search operation in the sea area in Karainagar, Jaffna today (18). The Northern Naval C... Read More


Showers expected in several sea areas

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- Several spells of showers will occur in the Northern, North-central, Eastern and Uva provinces and in Hambantota district, says the Department of Meteorology. Showers or thunder... Read More


Terrorism Investigation Division under purview of DIG in charge of CID

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- The Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) has been assigned under the purview of Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Nuwan Wedasinghe in charge of the Criminal Investigation Departme... Read More


Fire at Madampitiya garbage dump

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- The fire that erupted at the Madampitiya garbage dump this afternoon has been doused. A fire has broken out at the Madampitiya garbage dump in Grandpass, stated the Colombo Fire... Read More


Committee to aid university students who suffered due to ragging - Bandula

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- Minister of Higher Education Bandula Gunawardena has instructed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to set up a committee to provide relief to students who have faced difficul... Read More


A task force established to uplift tourism - Prasanna Ranatunga

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- A task force has been established to boost the tourism sector, says Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Prasanna Ranatunga. He made this remark speaking to the media in Minuw... Read More


BASL makes request to members of legal profession

Sri Lanka, Jan. 18 -- The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) on Friday requested the members of the legal profession to refrain from making any statements relating to any pending or concluded cases o... Read More