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Two dead in Southern Expressway accident

Two women died and three persons sustained injuries in a traffic accident that occurred on the Southern Expressway last night (25)


One hit and killed by an army vehicle

A probable mendicant was hit and killed by a van belonging to the Sri Lanka Army in Egodauyana yesterday (24 Sept).


Gota and seven others acquitted in Avant-Garde case

Gotabaya Rajapaksa and seven others who were indicted by the Bribery Commission have been released by the Colombo Chief Magistrate.


Five Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lankan waters

The Navy apprehended five Indian fishermen for alleged poaching in Sri Lanka's territorial waters yesterday (18), the Navy said.


Four suspicious fishing vessels seized

Navy ships patrolling the country's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the Indian Ocean seized four Sri Lankan multiday fishing vessels yesterday (16), the Navy said.


Gota’s trial may finally begin

Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been ducking and weaving filing numerous petitions before several courts to delay the misappropriation trial.


CEB paying engineers more than their due – Workers’ Union

The CEB is paying its engineers higher salaries they are not entitled to, in violation of a court order, the Ceylon Electricity Workers’ Union said.


Thewarapperuma remanded

Deputy Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma was remanded today (10) till September 16 due to an unlawful burial of a corpse in an unauthorised land.


Two drown in Galkiriyagama canal

Two men bathing in a canal in Galkiriyagama drowned yesterday afternoon (08), the Police Media Division (PMD) said.


Two cops in hot pursuit shot in Akuressa

Two police officers on duty on the Akuressa-Thibbatuwawa road were shot by an unidentified gunman earlier today (06), the Police Media Division (PMD) said.


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