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Gota will fight global warming – Dullas

The SLPP said today that its presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa will take measures to fight the pressing issue of global warming.


PSC appearance not mandatory but will consider for national security – President

Though appearing before the Parliamentary Select Committee probing the Easter attacks is at his discretion, he would “act accordingly”, the President said.


Eleven JMI members handed over to TID

Eleven members of the proscribed organisation Jamathei Millathu Ibrahim (JMI) were handed over to the TID yesterday (10).


Nearly 300 arrested over Easter Sunday attacks

A total of 293 suspects across the country have been arrested over the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks thus far, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said today (05).


Ensure equality to combat terror – Kottegoda

Sri Lanka's Secretary Defence says that the best way to combat extremism is to ensure income equality, education and justice.


Muslim Ministers who quit in protest return to fold

Four Minsiters representing the Muslim community who quit their portfolios in the aftermath of the post-Easter communal violence have returned to the fold.


Govt has fulfilled all obligations since Easter attacks – President

Rebuffing critics, President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (22 July) said the Government has fulfilled all its obligations since the Easter Sunday bombings.


State of Emergency extended by one more month

Despite assurances to the contrary, the State of Emergency has been extended by one more month.


PM promises new laws to prevent terrorism

The Government will propose new laws to facilitate cooperation between different state agencies in preventing terrorism, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.


Suspected ‘Awa’ member killed in clash with police in Jaffna

One person was killed when police opened fire at suspected members of the ‘Awa’ group who had attempted to attack several police officers in Manipai, Jaffna, on Saturday (20 July).


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