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Kerosene price reduced  👤1298

2017-01-10 15:39:58

Price of a liter of Kerosene reduced by Rs.5 with effect from midnight. New price is Rs.44 a liter. -Ministry of Finance

DIG Priyantha Jayakody appointed Police Spokesman  👤1529

2017-01-10 14:17:56

Deputy Inspector General of Police Priyantha Jayakody has been appointed as the Police Media Spokesperson with effect from today(10).

Wimal Weerawansa arrested by FCID  👤1666

2017-01-10 12:13:44

NFF leader Wimal Weerawansa arrested by the FCID in connection with alleged misuse of  state vehicles.

Fire at hotel in Kakirawa  👤1755

2017-01-10 12:03:19

A sudden fire has erupted at a hotel in Kakirawa, last evening (9), Police informed.

Motorcyclist dies in collision  👤1729

2017-01-10 11:21:43

A trishaw travelled towards Agunawalpalassa on the Dambulla- Bakamuna road collided head on with a motorcycle last evening (9), Police Media Unite said.

Suspect treasure hunter arrested  👤1779

2017-01-10 10:32:18

Four persons who had allegedly engaged in an illegal excavation in Mahiyanganaya were arrested yesterday (9).

Man clubbed to death  👤1697

2017-01-10 09:46:42

Kegalle Police have launched an investigation into an incident in which a man has been assaulted to death in Palapoluwa last evening (9), Police said.

Italian anti-sub warship to visit SL  👤1777

2017-01-10 09:31:42

The Italian Navy FREMM (European Multi-Mission Frigate) Carabiniere is scheduled to arrive in Colombo for a four-day visit from 11 to 14 January.

Woman drowns in Kytes  👤1790

2017-01-10 09:04:36

A woman drowned while bathing in the Welani Sangaththani tank in Kytes yesterday (9), Police Media Unit said to Ceylon Today online.

National Policy on Dengue Prevention handed over  👤698

2017-01-09 15:13:36

National Policy on Dengue Prevention was handed over to the Minister of Health, Nutrition, and Indigenous Medicine Rajitha Senarathne by Dr. Hasitha Thisera, the national Coordinator of the Dengue Prevention Program.

Rewarding high standards in Media Culture  👤1611

2017-01-09 11:48:51

The government has identified the timely necessity of establishing media standards and entitlements for a high standard in media culture.

Sarath Kumara Gunaratne remanded  👤1575

2017-01-09 11:14:53

Former Deputy Minister Sarath Kumara Gunaratne further remanded till 13 January.

Sudden fire in Maskeliya  👤1696

2017-01-09 09:23:30

A sudden fire had occurred at the Guardmorewaththa forest in Maskeliya, yesterday evening(8),Police said.

Government reduces tax of imported rice with immediate effect  👤1026

2017-01-08 15:57:12

The government has decided to reduce tax on imported rice with effect from Friday midnight to bring relief to the people who are affected by the current soaring rice prices due to the drought.

Passenger dies falling from bus  👤1339

2017-01-08 12:46:09

A person has fallen from a private bus in Poojapitiya last evening (7).

Sudden fire in Kiriella  👤1238

2017-01-08 11:18:52

A sudden fire had occurred near the Alubogahena forest in Gannoruwa, yesterday evening (7), Police said.

Motorcyclist dies in accident  👤1024

2017-01-08 09:01:14

The rider had died in an accident, in which the motorcycle had veered of the road, and crashed on the Chilaw – Kurunegala Road yesterday (7).

Tense situation in Hambantota   👤1794

2017-01-07 10:33:23

A tense situation has arisen at the ceremony that was held to lay the foundation for the Ruhunu Development Zone in Hambantota short while ago.

2016 G.C.E. A/L examination results out  👤1902

2017-01-07 09:16:01

Examination results of 2016 G.C.E. A/L were released earlier this morning.

Ruhunu Development Zone opens tomorrow  👤1167

2017-01-06 16:07:58

The Ruhunu Development Zone will be opened on 7th January, said Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickreme at a press conference held yesterday.



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