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Parliament congratulates the Speaker Karu

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- The Government and Opposition lawmakers united to congratulate Speaker Karu Jayasuriya in Parliament for the honorary title 'Sasana Keerthi Sri Deshabimani' conferred on him by ... Read More


Six arrested for illegal gem mining

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- The Bogawanthalawa Police officers on tip-off arrested six suspects who were engaged in illegal gem mining in two separate places yesterday evening.One suspect was arrested at t... Read More


Moratumulla murder : Woman arrested

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- A woman has been arrested for aiding and abetting the main suspect of the double murder in Moratumulla, Piliyandala to hide.The woman has been arrested by the special investigat... Read More


Stroke units for ten main hospitals - Rajitha

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne had given instructions to accelerate the construction work of ten Stroke Units to be set up in 10 main state hospitals in the country, Heal... Read More


Two main hospitals to be opened in May - Rajitha

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- Newly constructed Nuwara Eliya and Hambantota General Hospitals to be opened in May this year, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said.According to Minister Dr. Senaratne, th... Read More


Italian driver hijacks and torches school bus full of children

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- A bus carrying 51 schoolchildren was hijacked by its driver and set alight near Milan in Italy.The children, some of them tied up, were rescued through smashed windows at the ba... Read More


Navy seized 912 kg of beedi leaves

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- Naval personnel, during a search, found more than 912 kg of 'Beedi' leaves at Talaimannar yesterday night. Meanwhile, search operations are being further carried out in the area... Read More


Australian Navy ships leave Trincomalee harbour on completion of successful tour

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- The Royal Australian Navy ships, HMAS Diamantina and HMAS Leeuwin left for their next port of call from Trincomalee yesterday. Sri Lanka Navy bade customary farewell to the depa... Read More


Navy recovers 150kg and 540g of Kerala cannabis from Urumalei

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command, during a search operation, recovered 05 gunny bags washed to the beach of Urumalei in Talaimannar yesterday.The susp... Read More


Navy officer Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera re-remanded

Sri Lanka, March 21 -- When the magisterial inquiry into the abduction of two businessmen in Kotahena area was taken up before the Colombo Chief Magistrate's court, Criminal Investigation Department i... Read More