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22-hour Water cut tomorrow

Thinappuyal English January 17, 2020 Comments Off on 22-hour Water cut tomorrow

Water supply to Colombo and surrounding areas will be disrupted for 22-hours commencing from 9am tomorrow (Jan.18) till 7.00 am on Sunday (Jan.19), the National Water Supply and Drainage Board said. The Water Board

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Suspect nabbed with heroin

Thinappuyal English January 14, 2020 Comments Off on Suspect nabbed with heroin

Navy apprehended a person in possession with heroin during a coordinated search conducted with police at Erakkandi area. During an anti-drug operation conducted in coordination with the Police Special Task Force, the Navy has

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Daughter killed, mother injured in shooting

Thinappuyal English January 14, 2020 Comments Off on Daughter killed, mother injured in shooting

A 22-year-old woman was killed and her mother sustained injuries after an unidentified gunman opened fire on them while at their house in Ganegama, Warakapola early this morning (14). The victims had been inside

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STF raids cannabis farm

Thinappuyal English January 13, 2020 Comments Off on STF raids cannabis farm

Officers of the Special Task Force raided a 25 perch cannabis farm that was run under the guise of a flower nursery in Bolawatta North in Wennapuwa today.  The STF arrested three individuals who

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New Excise Commissioner General appointed

Thinappuyal English January 13, 2020 Comments Off on New Excise Commissioner General appointed

A Bodaragama, a career officer, has been appointed as the new Excise Commissioner General. He had served 32 years in the department and he previously served as acting Commission General

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Published Grade 5 Scholarship Examination 2019 Revision Results

Thinappuyal English January 8, 2020 Comments Off on Published Grade 5 Scholarship Examination 2019 Revision Results

The Examination Department announced that Grade 5 Scholarship Examination 2019 re-correction results have been issued. Examinations Commissioner General Sanath Pujitha said that the results can be viewed by logging on to the Examinations Department

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Iraq Airspace Temporary Avoidance – Sri Lankan Airlines

Thinappuyal English January 8, 2020 Comments Off on Iraq Airspace Temporary Avoidance – Sri Lankan Airlines

Due to the prevailing unsettled situation in the Persian Gulf region, SriLankan Airlines has altered the route of its Colombo-London-Colombo flights to avoid the airspace of Iran and Iraq with immediate effect, as a

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Days of Revised Trains – Sri Lanka Railways

Thinappuyal English January 7, 2020 Comments Off on Days of Revised Trains – Sri Lanka Railways

The Sri Lanka Railways has announced that the days of several trains have been revised this week, in addition to the current timetable. According to the schedule, the train number 1033, which travel from

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Mainly fair weather will prevail elsewhere.

Thinappuyal English January 7, 2020 Comments Off on Mainly fair weather will prevail elsewhere.

A few showers will occur in Eastern and Uva provinces and in Hambanthota district, said the Department of Meteorology. Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Sabaragamuwa and Western provinces and

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12 killed in Badulla bus accident

Thinappuyal English January 7, 2020 Comments Off on 12 killed in Badulla bus accident

Area residents seen searching for the injured following the bus accident at Passara yesterday. The death toll from the Passara–Madolsima bus accident was raised to 12. Earlier it was reported that, Eight people died

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