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Sri Lankan economy has adequate financial liquidity-Central Bank

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Central Bank declared that the Sri Lankan economy has adequate financial liquidity to run its course. A senior official at the…

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Former Defense Sec and IGP investigated by CID

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Criminal Investigations Department has launched investigations against Former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and IGP Pujith Jayasundara who has been sent on…

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The Japan Times features Gammadda

Japans highest-circulated English Daily, The Japan Times has featured Gammadda as a Sri Lankan initiative that “…the world can learn from”. Penning his thoughts on…

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Three persons arrested for photographing Vesak decorations

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Three people were arrested for allegedly photographing Vesak decorations and temples near the Ratnapura town. The suspects were 25 years of age and…

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7 arrested with heroin and narcotic pills

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Five suspects were arrested with heroin and pills along the southern expressway near the Godagama entrance. The police stated the suspects were arrested…

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300,000 people affected by dry weather

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Disaster Management Center stated that more than 300,000 people were affected due to the prevailing dry weather. Assistant Director Pradeep Kodippili…

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Clothing similar to Police uniforms, recovered

Colombo (News1st) – Several clothing items similar to the uniform of the Sri Lanka Police were discovered from a wooded area in Madunagala, Sooriyawewa. According…

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Counter Terrorism Act should not be taken forward: Minister Sajith Premadasa

COLOMBO (News 1st): Members from both the government and the opposition commented on the proposed controversial Counter Terrorism Act. UPFA MP Attorney at Law Susil…

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The Decade of Peace we celebrate in triumph

COLOMBO (News 1st): The 10th anniversary of the completion of the ‘Decade of Peace’ or the “Dasawarshaabhishekaya” was celebrated today (May 19) to remember the…

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“No war crimes committed in last phase of war” : MR

COLOMBO (News 1st): A special statement was delivered by the opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa at his official residence at Wijerama Mawatha. He claimed that on…

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