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Theresa May to resign as prime minister

UK prime minister Theresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on 7th June.

Uni student arrested over misleading Facebook post released on bail

The university student who was arrested for publishing a Facebook post which said the President’s flight to China crashed, has been released on bail today (24).

Dinesh says Info Sri Lanka News story not true

Responding to an article published on Info Sri Lanka News recently, titled 'Dinesh behind Dammika’s move’, Mr Dinesh Weerakkody said he denies the contents of the article and the story…

Circular on removing name boards written in Arabic: Minister Vajira

Minister of Internal & Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government Vajira Abeywardana says a circular will be issued requiring the removal of name boards written in the Arabic language…

EU introduces Plant Health Law impacting Sri Lanka’s wood packaging material

The European Union (EU) will be introducing a New legislation ("Plant Health Law") impacting wood packaging material for imported goods with effect from 14th of December 2019. Shippers are affected…

CID to launch investigation into fake news published by Divaina

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) will launch a criminal investigation into the fake news published by Divaina newspaper on 23rd May, Police Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.

Theresa May to resign as prime minister

Uni student arrested over misleading Facebook post released on bail

Dinesh says Info Sri Lanka News story not true

Circular on removing name boards written in Arabic: Minister Vajira

EU introduces Plant Health Law impacting Sri Lanka’s wood packaging material

CID to launch investigation into fake news published by Divaina

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May 24, 2019

Fugitive agrees to surrender if 'wanted' poster gets 15,000 Facebook 'likes'

A fugitive has put a very modern price on his freedom.

May 23, 2019

Special High Court sets date for final submissions in Gamini Senarath's case

The new Special Permanent High Court-at-Bar has ordered the defence and the prosecution to present…
May 23, 2019

Doctor found dead in house at Kotahena

A body of a man has been discovered at a house in Bloemendhal Lane, Kotahena.

May 23, 2019

Two arrested for possession of Kerala Cannabis in Medawachchiya

Two persons have been arrested in Medawachchiya area over possession of Kerala Cannabis. 

May 23, 2019

News item ‘Pakistan’s trade with Sri Lanka comes to a halt’ fake: SL High Commission

The news item titled “Pakistan’s trade with Sri Lanka Comes to a halt”, which appeared in The…

May 23, 2019

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe'

A web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people…

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