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Two women critically injured during demining operations in Kilinochchi

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Two women critically injured during demining operations in Kilinochchi

Two women who were involved in demining operations in Kilinochchi have been hospitalised after a landmine exploded during a clearing operation today. The clearing operations are being carried out under a foreign agency and had resumed

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Non-rectification of road engineering defects is a main cause of road accidents in Sri Lanka,

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Non-rectification of road engineering defects is a main cause of road accidents in Sri Lanka,

Non-rectification of road engineering defects is a main cause of road accidents in Sri Lanka, a performance audit report by the Auditor General indicated. The Auditor General’s report on “Functions performed by Government entities

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Dubai court to hear case on Makandure Madush’s deportation on May 02

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Dubai court to hear case on Makandure Madush’s deportation on May 02

A Dubai court has decided to announce its decision on the deportation of ‘Makandure Madush’, on May 02. A petition was filed at the Dubai courts through lawyers representing S. A. Madush Lakshitha alias ‘Makandure

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Five Southern PC administrative officials granted transfers

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Five Southern PC administrative officials granted transfers

Five service transfers of administrative officials of the Southern Provincial Council were approved by Southern Governor Keerthi Tennakoon yesterday (Apr 18). Local government ministry secretary, A.U Welaratne was transferred to the post of Southern Governor’s

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A road construction worker was killed by a leopard at the Kumana National Park yesterday

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on A road construction worker was killed by a leopard at the Kumana National Park yesterday

A road construction worker was killed by a leopard at the Kumana National Park yesterday (Apr 18) police said. The leopard had attacked the victim while he was returning along with a group of

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Rail services along the Maradana railway line have been restored after a train

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Rail services along the Maradana railway line have been restored after a train

Rail services along the Maradana railway line have been restored after a train derailed yesterday (Apr 17). However, rail services between Polgahawela and Alawwa continue to be halted due to ongoing repairs along the rail

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Three kilos of heroin discovered near the Southern Expressway

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Three kilos of heroin discovered near the Southern Expressway

Around three kilograms of heroin was discovered in the vicinity of the Kurundugahahetekma interchange of the Southern Expressway last night. The narcotic was seized by officers attached to the Police Narcotics Bureau at around 11:30 pm, Police Spokesman

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Over 1000 drunk drivers arrested during the New Year

Thinappuyal English April 16, 2019 Comments Off on Over 1000 drunk drivers arrested during the New Year

The Traffic Police had arrested 1270 drivers who were driving under the influence of alcohol during the past few New Year holidays, according to DIG in charge of traffic Ajith Rohana. He said during

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Traffic light system for biscuits and sweetmeat from June 01st

Thinappuyal English April 16, 2019 Comments Off on Traffic light system for biscuits and sweetmeat from June 01st

Food colour coding (traffic light system) will be introduced for solid food, especially biscuits, sweetmeats, etc will be introduced by the Health Ministry from June 01st, Health Ministry spokesman said. According to the spokesman

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Galu Kumari derailed in Galle

Thinappuyal English April 16, 2019 Comments Off on Galu Kumari derailed in Galle

Galu Kumari train which was departing from the Galle station to Colombo derailed near the Galle Railway Station this morning, Railway authorities stated. The trains operating in the Colombo – Galle railway line have

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