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Central Bank bond scam taken up at Permanent High Court

Colombo (News1st) – The Attorney General today requested the Permanent High Court Trial at Bar to issue a warrant against fugitive former Central Bank Governor,…

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Postal strike ends after 48 hours

Colombo (News1st) – Post Master General, Ranjith Ariyaratne notes that they have resumed operational activities to distribute the backlog of letters that had piled up at…

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Expect heavy showers today as well!

Colombo (News1st) – According to the Met. Department prevailing windy conditions over the country and surrounding sea areas and showery condition over the island, particularly…

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Met Department issues weather warnings

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Water levels in the Kalu river and Kelani river have risen due to the prevailing rainy weather condition. Assistant Director of the…

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8 acres of Sinharaja cleared illegally for water plant

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Rainforests Preservers Organisation claims that the Sinharaja reserve is being cleared at Bopitiya in Handapanella. They allege that 8 acres of…

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Cargo vessel washes ashore in Rumassala

Written by Staff Writer Written by Staff Writer     18 Jul, 2019 | 8:24 pm COLOMBO (News 1st) – A cargo vessel named Sri Lankan Glory…

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EU reiterates call for moratorium on death penalty

Colombo (News1st) – The European Union has once again called on Sri Lanka to stop the implementation of capital punishment. Ambassadors of EU countries in Sri…

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Supreme Court to consider Gota’s appeals in September

Colombo (News1st) – The Supreme Court today decided to take up a number fo appeal petitions filed by former Secretary of Defense, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, on the 9th…

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Confirmation that garbage from foreign nations have been dumped in Katunayake

Colombo (News 1st): Officials of the Central Environmental Authority (CEA) inspected the garbage dump located at a private company space within the Katunayake Free Trade…

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Sirasa TV wins gold : Most outstanding sports promoter

Colombo (News 1st): Sirasa TV was awarded the gold medal as the Most Outstanding Sports Promoter of 2017/18 at the Presidential Sports Awards which was…

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