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STF raided a Facebook party: 51 suspects were arrested

Thinappuyal English June 17, 2019 Comments Off on STF raided a Facebook party: 51 suspects were arrested

Police STF raided a Facebook party in Belihuloya, Balangoda and 51 suspects were arrested. The raid has been carried out due to the use of illegal drugs. The suspects were arrested for the possession

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Showers or thundershowers will occur

Thinappuyal English June 17, 2019 Comments Off on Showers or thundershowers will occur

Showers or thundershowers will occur in Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, said the Department of Meteorology. Several spells of showers will occur in Hambanthota and Jaffna districts.

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Bellanwila 69th annual Esala Perahera begins on August 4

Thinappuyal English June 14, 2019 Comments Off on Bellanwila 69th annual Esala Perahera begins on August 4

The 69th annual Esala Perahera festival of the Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya will begin on August 4 under the guidance of Ven Dr. Bellanwila Dhammarathana Nayake Thera, Incumbent at Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya. The festival, commenced

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Registration of dansals for Poson poya ends today.

Thinappuyal English June 14, 2019 Comments Off on Registration of dansals for Poson poya ends today.

Registration of dansals for Poson poya ends today. Secretary of the Public Health Inspectors Association, Mahendra Balasuriya said that the number of dansals registered island-wide is nearly 660. The Secretary further said that PHI

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Showers expected in several provinces – Department of Meteorology

Thinappuyal English June 14, 2019 Comments Off on Showers expected in several provinces – Department of Meteorology

Several spells showers will occur in Western, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces,said the Department of Meteorology. Strong gusty winds up to 50 kmph are likely in Northern, North-central and North-western provinces and in

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ST.Anthony’s annual feast

Thinappuyal English June 14, 2019 Comments Off on ST.Anthony’s annual feast

The annual feast of St.Anthony’s Shrine in Kochchikade was held yesterday exactly 52 days after its devastation by an Islamist terrorist bomb that killed over 30 devotees and injured scores of others.The Festive High

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University student stabbed

Thinappuyal English June 13, 2019 Comments Off on University student stabbed

A female university student was admitted to the Ragama Hospital after being stabbed with a knife by a 22-year-old male. According to police sources, 21-year-old Kelaniya University student is currently receiving treatment and it

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Special transport services for Poson season

Thinappuyal English June 13, 2019 Comments Off on Special transport services for Poson season

A special transport plan will be jointly operated by Sri Lanka Railways, Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) and the National Transport Commission from June 14 to 18 for the convenience of devotees travelling to

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Bo-tree branch injures Fifteen pre-school children, three critical

Thinappuyal English June 13, 2019 Comments Off on Bo-tree branch injures Fifteen pre-school children, three critical

Fifteen pre-school children were injured when a Bo-tree branch fell on them while they were observing ‘Sil’ near a historic Bo-tree in Pahamune, Narammala. Three children in serious condition were admitted to the Kurunegala

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The Attorney General has filed indictments 26 for trafficking heroin

Thinappuyal English June 13, 2019 Comments Off on The Attorney General has filed indictments 26 for trafficking heroin

The Attorney General has filed indictments in the Negombo High Court against 26 including three Iranians for importing, possession and trafficking of 48.59 kg of heroin in 2016. Sri Lanka Navy had seized the

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