13 Sri Lankan asylum seekers imprisoned in Israel

13 Views Thirteen Sri Lankan regime opponents have been imprisoned in Israel for two weeks and deprived of rights, according to a report by KAN Bet. The 13 reportedly fled to Israel on tourist visas after having received death threats following the October revolution in their country, and planned to apply for asylum in Israel. Following […]

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Over 80 injured in head-on collision between buses

51 Views More than fifty passengers have sustained injuries in an accident that took place near the Lunugamvehera bus stand on the Hambantota-Wellawaya main road this afternoon (12). A private bus that had been en route to Ampara from Matara has collided head-on with an SLTB bus, which had been travelling from Dehiattakandiya to Matara. […]

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Train on Colombo-Kandy line collides

141 Views A train on the Colombo-Kandy main line has collided with another Kandy bound train near Polgahawela Panaliya Station. The accident had occurred at around 6.30 pm today (06) The number of injured person from the Polgahawela train collision has hiked up 32, stated the Police Media Spokesperson. Reportedly, the injured have been admitted […]

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Polar bear killed after attack on Arctic cruise ship guard

86 Views  Authorities search the coastline, Saturday, July 28, 2018, after a polar bear attacked and injured a polar bear guard who was leading tourists off a cruise ship on the Svalbard archipelago archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole. (Gustav Busch Arntsen/Governor of Svalbard/NTB Scanpix via AP) Norwegian authorities said a polar bear on […]

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The husband is arrested, suspect of the singer’s death.

60 Views Singer Priyani Jayasinghe’s husband has been arrested near the Panadura Railway Station over her killing  (08) last night Singer Priyani Jayasinghe was found stabbed to death yesterday, at her home in Panadura, stated Police Media Spokesperson The murder had been committed using a pair of scissors and the police suspected her husband regarding […]

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Sri Lanka’s ex-Central Bank chief Arjuna Mahendran held responsible for bond scam

76 Views Arjuna Mahendran was hand-picked by PM Wickremesinghe A Presidential Commission of Inquiry has held former Governor of Sri Lanka’s Central Bank Arjuna Mahendran responsible for causing a loss of LKR 11,145 million to public institutions. In a televised statement on Wednesday, President Maithripala Sirisena said: “I will not hesitate to take steps to […]

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