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Twelve treasure hunters nabbed

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Twelve suspects involved in the treasure hunting were arrested by the police in the Nawagaththegama area.The suspects were arrested while engaged in mining in a historical place ... Read More


Search and Rescue Swift Water Training Programme begins

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- A Search and Rescue Swift Water Training Programme coordinated by the Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD) is set to get underway at the Rapid Action Boat Squadr... Read More


Cut off marks for university entry to issue on May

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- The University Grants Commission said, that the cutoff marks for University admission based on A / L results in 2018 can be released by the end of this May.The cut off marks will... Read More


Over 300 skeletons found in Mannar mass grave

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Judicial Medical Officer of the Mannar clan, Samantha Rajapakse, said that 300 human skulls have been discovered through Mannar gates today. Skeletal remains of 23 children have ... Read More


Construction of Port City Project to begin

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- The reclamation of the Colombo International Financial City has been completed, the Megapolis and Western Province Development Ministry sources said.While land reclamation has be... Read More


Theresa May lost the Brexit deal vote

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal was voted down by Parliament yesterday, and now she's set to face another test - a no-confidence vote in her government.Labour le... Read More


IMF team to visit Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- The meeting between Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera and International Monetary Fund Director Christine Lagarde was held in New York, USA. In his official Twi... Read More


Windy condition expected in several provinces

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Windy condition is expected to strengthen to some extent over the island (particularly in Eastern, Uva Western and North-western provinces and in Hambanthota and Mannar districts... Read More


Government to purchase pumpkin

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- The Government has decided to purchase pumpkin directly from farmers though Agrarian Services centres at the cost of Rs 30 per one kilogram. Agriculture, Rural Economic Affairs, ... Read More


Two LTTE suspects sentenced for assaulting SLAF base

Sri Lanka, Jan. 16 -- Two LTTE members admitted to the were sentenced to 10 years in prison by the Anuradhapura Magistrate's Court. Two LTTE members have been sentenced to 10years in prison by the An... Read More