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Social media activist Dharshana Handungoda arrested

Social media activist Dharshana Handungoda has been arrested last night by the Criminal Investigation Department. He was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport, upon arrival…

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Cross a rickety bridge or risk an elephant attack? Locals in Dehiattakandiya forced to choose

Colombo (News1st) – Imagine having to risk your life and the lives of your family, just to get to work, or to school, or to…

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Billonaire Onesh Subasinghe found dead in Jakarta; police investigation underway

Colombo (News1st) – Billionaire businessman Onesh Subasinghe has been found dead in an apartment in Jakarta Indonesia. This was confirmed to News1st by Sri Lanka’s…

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HRCSL Probes attack on peaceful protestors in Maradana on eve of Independence Day

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka says that a special probe has been launched into the firing of water cannons…

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Litro Gas prices up for all domestic cylinders

Written by Staff Writer Written by Staff Writer     05 Feb, 2023 | 10:40 am Colombo (News 1st) – Litro Gas has announced that it…

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Amnesty demands investigation and accountability

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Amnesty International South Asia has raised concerns over the violence that broke out in Maradana on Friday (03). Police used tear…

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Galle Face & surrounding areas out of bounds until end of Independence Day

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Court has issued an order preventing all unauthorized personnel from entering Galle Face Green and its surrounding areas from Friday (3)…

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People of Hengamuwa celebrate Independence Day with safe water, from an RO Plant presented by Gammadda

On Sri Lanka’s 75th Independence Day, Gammadda gave the people of Hengamuwa village in the Kobeigane region of the Kurunegala District something to celebrate, by…

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Court issues order preventing IUSF Convener & others from protesting

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Nugegoda Magistrate’s Court has issued an order against the Convener of the Inter University Students’ Federation Wasantha Mudalige, Convener of…

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Peaceful protesters detained last night denied access to lawyers

President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka President’s Counsel Saliya Pieris has raised concerns over peaceful protesters, who were detained while they were staging…

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