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Piyal Rajapaksha released after CID questioning upon deportation from Dubai

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Piyal Rajapaksha released after CID questioning upon deportation from Dubai

Piyal Pushpakumara Rajapaksha who was detained after being deported from Dubai was released yesterday (Apr 18), police said. Rajapaksha was arrested along with 30 others including underworld leaders in Dubai on February 04 before

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Bogus ‘Physician’ arrested in Elpitiya

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Bogus ‘Physician’ arrested in Elpitiya

A woman masquerading as a physician and examining patients at the Elpitiya Base Hospital with a stethoscope in hand was arrested by the Elpitiya Police on April 17 afternoon. She was identified as Janani

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Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera meets UN Secretary-General António Guterres

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera meets UN Secretary-General António Guterres

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera who is in New York to represent Sri Lanka at the Financing for Development Forum of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) called on United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres

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Sri Lanka’s first ever satellite Raavana 1 launched

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Sri Lanka’s first ever satellite Raavana 1 launched

Sri Lanka’s first satellite Raavana 1 was launched successfully into space yesterday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s East Shore. The event which occurred at 2.16 am marked Sri Lanka’s entry into the

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STF nab ‘Jeewan Malli’ with heroin worth Rs 60 million

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on STF nab ‘Jeewan Malli’ with heroin worth Rs 60 million

A suspect identified as ‘Jeewan Malli’ has been arrested in Kiribathgoda with heroin worth Rs 60 million, police said. The arrest was carried out by Special Task Force personnel while the suspect was travelling

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Makandure Madush’s cousin remanded until Apr 22

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Makandure Madush’s cousin remanded until Apr 22

Nilan Romesh Samarasinghe, the cousin of druglord ‘Makandure Madush’ who was deported from Dubai last morning has been remanded until April 22. The order was issued when the suspect was produced before the Negombo

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Supreme Court orders six ministries, two authorities to provide easy access for differently-abled

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Supreme Court orders six ministries, two authorities to provide easy access for differently-abled

The Supreme Court today (April 18) called on six ministries and two authorities to provide facilities to those with special needs to facilitate easy access to these government institutions. The order was issued by a

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Two US Navy vessels arrive at Hambantota for annual naval exercise

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Two US Navy vessels arrive at Hambantota for annual naval exercise

wo US Navy vessels, The USNS Millinocket and USS ‘Spruance’ arrived at the Hambantota Port today (Apr 17) to participate in an annual naval exercise this weekend. Two US Navy vessels, The USNS Millinocket

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Drought affects 600,000 people ; DMC calls on public to donate relief supplies

Thinappuyal English April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Drought affects 600,000 people ; DMC calls on public to donate relief supplies

The total number of people affected by the persisting drought conditions in certain parts of the country has arisen to 600,000, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said today (April 18). Accordingly, steps have been taken

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All paddy storage warehouses will be re-opened for the purchase of paddy from tomorrow onwards.

Thinappuyal English April 16, 2019 Comments Off on All paddy storage warehouses will be re-opened for the purchase of paddy from tomorrow onwards.

The Paddy Marketing Board today announced that all paddy storage warehouses will be re-opened for the purchase of paddy from tomorrow onwards. PMB sources said that the warehouses will be kept open for one

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