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A man falls to die in Mahiyanganaya  👤1335

2017-01-14 12:48:55

A man who falls at the Viyana stream was seized by the police officers of Police Training College in Mahiyanganaya Police division, last evening (13), Police Media Unite told Ceylon Today Online.

Fire erupts in market complex  👤1241

2017-01-14 11:56:04

A sudden fire occurred in a market complex at Godakawela early morning today (14), police told Ceylon Today online.

Two nabbed with 70,000 cigarettes  👤1235

2017-01-14 11:23:46

Two suspects were arrested with a haul of smuggled cigarettes at Dambulla yesterday (13), Police Media Unit told Ceylon Today.

A1H1 influenza under control  👤1457

2017-01-14 10:15:46

The spread of the A1H1 influenza, that had broken out, among a few of patients, at the Kandy Base Hospital, has been brought under total control.

‘Peraliyaka Arabuma’ on 27th in Nugegoda  👤1600

2017-01-14 09:32:45

The National Organiser of the Joint Opposition (JO) and SLFP Matara District MP Dullas Alahapperuma says that the first in a series of countrywide public rallies themed Peraliyaka Arabuma organized by the JO against the government will be staged at Nugegoda on 27 January.

Pakistan Shopping Festival at BMICH  👤996

2017-01-13 16:02:48

Pakistan Single Country Exhibition commenced today in the BMICH at 10.00a.m.

Sarath Kumara Gunaratne re-remanded   👤1333

2017-01-13 11:08:19

Former Deputy Minister Sarath Kumara Gunaratne again remanded till 20 January.

Electronic travel cards for bus travel  👤1481

2017-01-13 10:14:09

The Electronic Passenger Travel Card was yesterday officially introduced to the public for use by passenger bus commuters, as part of President Maithripala Sirisena's Sustainable Development Programme, 'Sahasara'. The first phase of the Sahasara programme will be launched on Monday (16) in the Central Province on the Kandy- Kadugannawa and Kandy-Digana routes under the auspices of President Sirisena.

Lottery sellers to protest again  👤1479

2017-01-13 10:01:00

The All Ceylon Lottery Marketing Representatives Association said that, according to the agreements reached at the discussion with President Maithripala Sirisena on 2 January, regarding the problems faced by Lottery Marketing Representatives and Vendors, if no solution is forthcoming, all Lottery representatives and vendors will boycott selling of lottery tickets from 18 January.

Two nabbed with Kerala Ganja  👤1316

2017-01-12 14:07:29

Two individuals were arrested with 52 kilograms and 200grams of Kerala Ganja while travelling on a boat, during a raid conducted by the Navy Officers in Kankasanthurei yesterday evening(11).

Two suspects were nabbed with fake money  👤1306

2017-01-12 13:09:30

Police have arrested two people with fake money in Kalutara yesterday(11).

National Integration and Reconciliation Week marked in Washington  👤1425

2017-01-12 11:43:50

Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington marked the National Integration and Reconciliation Week on Monday (9) taking a pledge to work towards national integration and reconciliation.

A man murdered in Wawniya  👤1417

2017-01-12 10:59:40

A man has been attacked in Wawniya yesterday evening(11), Police informed.

Fire at house in Erawur  👤1393

2017-01-12 09:13:09

A fire had erupted at a house in Erawur last evening(11), Police informed.

European commission proposes to grant GSP+ to SL  👤1286

2017-01-11 17:19:26

European Commission proposes that Sri Lanka is granted GSP+ concessions. EU Parliment needs to ratify the decision-EU

2,477 CSD personnel assigned to police  👤1630

2017-01-11 14:45:29

A group of 2,477 Civil Security Department (CSD) personnel were deployed to the police service yesterday (10 ) following instructions given by President Maithripala Sirisena and directions of the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi.

1,000 dengue patients up to 10 Jan  👤1672

2017-01-11 12:23:28

In the first 10 days of 2017, 1000 dengue patients have been identified, but no deaths have been reported.

Child drowns in Weligama  👤1835

2017-01-11 10:02:05

A child aged 16 has drowned while bathing in Aluth-Paara Junction sea area in Weligama Police Division last evening (10), Police said.

Man dies falling from private bus  👤1834

2017-01-11 09:46:59

A person has succumbed to his injuries after falling from a private bus plying on Batticaloa-Polonnaruwa Road in Welikanda Police Division last night (10), Police Media Unit said.

Motorcyclist dies in double collision  👤1852

2017-01-11 09:32:17

An accident occurred when a motorcycle travelling on Mahiyanganaya-Manampitiya Road crashed into a bus stand after colliding with a trishaw in Aralaganwila Police Division yesterday (10), Police said.

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