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Dehiwela hardware shop owner stabbed to death by robber

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- The owner of a building material shop near Waidya Road in Dehiwala was stabbed to death by a man who broke into the shop last afternoon, police said. 63-year-old Abdul Mohammed ... Read More


24-hour water cut in Colombo and suburbs

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- The water supply to several areas in the Colombo suburbs would be interrupted for 24 hours starting from 9.00 a.m tomorrow (26) due to essential maintenance work, the National Wa... Read More


US travel advisory level for SL moved up

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- The US Government has moved up the level of travel advisory for Sri Lanka from three to two on Monday, the US Embassy said today. When travelling to the countries in level three... Read More


Army Commander and Bathiudeen before PSC tomorrow

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- Army Commander Mahesh Senanayake and former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen have been summoned to appear before the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on the Easter Sunday attacks. ... Read More


Five soldiers killed in train-bowser truck accident

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- Five soldiers were killed while two others injured when an Army bowser truck collided with the Yal Devi Train at Kilinochchi this afternoon, the Army Spokesperson said. He said ... Read More


Man shot dead in Kaleniya

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- The owner of a jewellery shop which sells imitation jewellery in Kaleniya, was killed when two unidentified gunmen opened fire at him this evening, police said. Police are condu... Read More


China removes travel advisory on SL

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- China has removed its travel advisory on Sri Lanka from June 22, a spokesman said. The Chinese government issued a travel advisory on its nationals visiting Sri Lanka following ... Read More


Cabinet approves tablets to GCE Advanced Level students

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- The Cabinet today approved the proposal made by Education Minister Akila Wiraj Kariyawasam to distribute tablets among GCE A/L students and teachers. President Maithripala Siris... Read More


Presidential election - Our candidate will have a degree and vision: SLPP

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) said today it would reveal its presidential candidate on August 11 and that the candidate would be someone who had a bachelors degree and a... Read More


Court issues notice on Wennappuwa PS Chairman

Sri Lanka, June 25 -- The Marawila Magistrate's Court today issued notice on Wennappuwa Pradesiya Sabha Chairman K.V Susantha Perera and five others on their decision to ban Muslims to trade at the Da... Read More