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Jaffna University Students Shooting: 5 cops granted bail  

2017-09-14 18:43:49

Jaffna High Court Today(14) granted bail to five police officers who were in remand custody over the shooting incident of two Jaffna University Students.

OMP operationalized tomorrow  

2017-09-14 12:02:00

The Office of Missing Persons (OMP) will come into operation tomorrow (15) as authorized by the Gazette notification signed by President Maithripala Sirisena, a press communiqué issued by the Secretary to the Ministry for National Integration and Reconciliation said. President Sirisena in his capacity as the Minister for National Integration and Reconciliation sanctioned the Gazette to operationalize the OMP Tuesday (12).

‘Janadhipathi Thaththa’ launch on 15 Sept  

2017-09-14 11:42:36

The launching ceremony of the book Janadhipathi Thaththa, which contains a wonderful story of an extremely ordinary man, who was born to a farming family, becoming the President of the country, through the eyes of his daughter will be held at 7:30 a.m. on 15 September at the BMICH.

Vithya murder Trial ends, Judgment on 27 Sept  

2017-09-14 09:48:29

The Vithya Sivaloganathan murder Trial-at-Bar concluded yesterday with the defence claiming that witness Mohamed Ilfam was a fraudster, who had given all sorts of misinformation to mislead the Court, by saying that Swiss Kumar was trying to bribe Criminal Investigation Department (CID) official Nishantha Silva.

Senior DIG granted bail over Vidya case  

2017-09-13 15:02:59

The Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe who was accused of being involved in the Vidya Sivaloganathana murder case was granted bail Today (13) by the Kayts Magistrate Court.

Two Sri Lankan women arrested at BIA for smuggling gold  

2017-09-13 13:23:21

Two Sri Lankans were arrested at the arrival lounge of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake for attempting to smuggle over Rs. 40 million worth of jewellery.

Environment Pioneer President’s Medal Awards ceremony today  

2017-09-13 11:29:15


Forty 'Environment Pioneers' representing 16 schools, who have qualified for the Environment Pioneer President's Medal Award will receive their medals at a ceremony to be held today at 3:00 p.m., at the President's House, Colombo Fort under the patronage of President, Maithripala Sirisena.

Prez to witness ‘Exercise – Cormorant Strike VIII-2017’  

2017-09-13 09:49:46

President Maithripala Sirisena is expected to witness the ongoing 'Exercise- Cormorant Strike VIII- 2017' in Kuchchuveli, Trincomalee this Thursday (14).

Arundika Fernando removed  

2017-09-12 15:27:23

President Maithripala Sirisena today(12) sacked Deputy Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Arundika Fernando from his ministerial portfolio.

HIV cases on the rise in Jaffna Three die, three in critical condition  

2017-09-12 11:18:31


At least three persons have died of HIV AIDS and three more have been diagnosed with the disease in the Northern Province during the current year, a senior medical official said yesterday.

A/ Level paper marking 27 Schools to be closed  

2017-09-12 10:10:14

The Department of Examinations says 27 schools will be used for the second phase of the 2017 GCE Advanced Level paper marking.
The schools used as paper marking centres will be closed from 13 to 26 September.

Yoshitha to be grilled by FCID today Purchase of lands in Mt. Lavinia, Ratmalana  

2017-09-12 09:28:35

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's son Yoshitha has been summoned to appear before the Financial Crime Investigation Division......(FCID) today, to be questioned in connection with the purchase of lands in Mount Lavinia and Ratmalana and the source of funds raised to build a luxury house.



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