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Woman runs over by trishaw  👤1558

2017-01-06 12:01:26

A woman was run over by a trishaw when she attempted to cross the road in Narammala Police Division last evening (5), Police said.

Youth dies falling off the bus  👤1482

2017-01-06 11:01:09

A youth who travelled on the footboard of a private bus plying on Tangalle-Dikwella Road succumbed to his injuries after falling off the steps in Dikwella Police Division yesterday (5), Police said.

Van-motorcycle collision claims one life  👤1581

2017-01-06 10:29:28

A motorcycle has collided with a van when it attempted to take a turn towards a by-road on Tissamaharama-Hambantota road in Hambantota Police Division yesterday (5), Police informed.

New Director at FCID  👤1722

2017-01-06 10:02:04

The National Police Commission appointed SSP P.K.D. Priyantha as the new Director of the FCID yesterday.

Lottery Sales Agents' Union Call off strike  👤1042

2017-01-05 16:53:32

The strike action launched by the Lottery Sales Agents' Union has decided to call off after the discussion held with Maithripala Sirisena today (05).

Tipper- bus collision injures ten  👤1301

2017-01-05 15:12:53

An accident occurred when a tipper collided with a bus on the Dambulla- Hettipola road yesterday (04), Police Media Unit said.

Duminda Silva brought to majistrate court  👤1544

2017-01-05 14:50:10

Former MP Duminda Silva who is the death sentence of former case the murder of Bharatha Lakshman prēāmacandra president of the trade union adviser (5) received as an ambulance and brought to Colombo vehicle roadways and majistrate court.

One killed in trishaw- lorry collision  👤1423

2017-01-05 13:39:45

A person was fatally injured when the trishaw he was driving collided with a lorry on the Colombo- Galle main road yesterday (04), Police Media Unit said.

Man shot and killed in Kelanimulla  👤1514

2017-01-05 13:27:22

A suspected underworld gang member Kumara alias "Raththaran" has been killed in a shooting in Kelanimulla earlier today.

Foreigners drowns in the sea  👤1432

2017-01-05 13:02:05

Two foreigners have drowned in the sea area in Induruwa yesterday (04), Police Media Unit told Ceylon Today online.

Pedestrian hit by trishaw in Kiribathgoda  👤1664

2017-01-05 11:43:38

A trishaw collied into a pedestrian who was crossing the Wattala – Kiribathgoda road yesterday evening(04),as said by the Police.

Seventeen injured in bus accident  👤1696

2017-01-05 11:22:05

Seventeen tourists have sustained injuries when the bus they travelled fell off a cliff in Pussallawa last evening (04), Police Media Unit said.

Apartments Complex consists of three new courts opened.  👤2017

2017-01-05 10:08:36

Apartments Complex consists of three new courts opened.

Arts Degree for Death Row Prisoner  👤1798

2017-01-05 09:51:51

For the first time in the history of the Sri Lankan Prisons Department a death row inmate has obtained an Arts Degree from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura.

Imported rice unfit for consumption – ACPF  👤1119

2017-01-04 15:35:47

National Organizer of the All Ceylon Peasants' Federation (ACPF) Namal Karunarathna yesterday alleged that the imported rice that is being sold in the open market is unsuitable for human consumption.

rain-free weather conditions in many parts of the country.  👤1147

2017-01-04 15:21:03

Many parts of the island dry and cold (during the morning and night), the Meteorlogy Department announced that the expected weather.

Pensions for emigrant workers  👤1326

2017-01-04 13:32:04

Minister of Foreign Employment Thalatha Atukorale said that a pension scheme will be implemented in the course of this year for Lankan emigrant workers.

Development Plan launch today  👤1515

2017-01-04 12:30:33

The National Economic Development Plan, for a Sustainable Era, will be launched today (4) at 2:30 p.m. at Temple Trees.

Pakistan Maritime Security Ships HINGOL & BASOL in Sri Lanka on a goodwill visit  👤1557

2017-01-04 12:10:39

In a display of brotherly relationship between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, Pakistan Maritime Security Ships (PMSS) HINGOL & BASOL will be arriving at Colombo Port for a 4-day port call from 05-08 January 2017.

20% Power Drop Likely  👤1610

2017-01-04 11:16:02

The Ministry of Power and Energy predicted yesterday a possible 20 per cent drop in energy generated over the next few months because of the persisting drought especially in catchment areas in the country.



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