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Iraj issues letter of demand to Harin over defamation

Sri Lanka, May 27 -- Popular artist and music producer Iraj Weeraratne, through Attorney at Law Prabuddhika Tissera, has issued a letter of demand to former parliamentarian Harin Fernando over a case ... Read More


Online applications for university admission to close on June 2

Sri Lanka, May 27 -- The University Grants Commission (UGC) says that the accepting of online applications to state university admission for the academic year 2020/21 will close on June 02, 2020. Pub... Read More


Rajitha further remanded till June 10

Sri Lanka, May 27 -- Former Minister Rajitha Senaratne who was arrested over the controversial "white van" press conference has been further remanded until June 10. This is as per the order of the Co... Read More


COVID-19 recoveries count of Sri Lanka reaches 732

Sri Lanka, May 27 -- Twenty more COVID-19-positive patients who had been undergoing treatment have made complete recoveries as of 10.00 am today (27), says the Ministry of Health. This brings Sri Lan... Read More


357 arrested yesterday for violating quarantine regulations

Sri Lanka, May 27 -- A total of 357 persons have been arrested for violating quarantine regulations within yesterday (26), stated DIG Ajith Rohana. Joining the TV Derana Breakfast Show 'Derana Aruna'... Read More


Avant-Garde chairman's revelation on ex-Director General of Bribery Commission

Sri Lanka, May 27 -- Avant-Garde Chairman Nissanka Senadhipati has revealed that former Director General of the Bribery Commission had offered to release him from all legal proceedings if he implicate... Read More


Petition challenging govt's COVID-19 body disposal order fixed for support

Sri Lanka, May 27 -- The Fundamental Rights (FR) petition challenging the rules followed to dispose of the bodies of Muslim victims of COVID-19, has been fixed for support on 22 July 2020. A three-ju... Read More


Final rites of late Minister Thondaman on May 31

Sri Lanka, May 27 -- The final rites of late Minister are set to be carried out on May 31 at the Norwood Grounds in Hatton. Leader of Ceylon Workers' Congress (CWC), aged 55, passed away at the Thala... Read More


Landslide early warning issued for 7 districts

Sri Lanka, May 27 -- The National Building Research Organisation has issued a Landslide Early Warning for several areas in seven districts owing to the prevailing inclement weather conditions. The ea... Read More


Retired cop arrested over shooting pet dog to death remanded

Sri Lanka, May 26 -- The retired Superintendent of Police, who was arrested for shooting a pet dog to death, has been remanded until May 29. The case was taken up before Negombo Chief Magistrate Raji... Read More