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NO NTMI service on Friday & Saturday

COLOMBO (News 1st); The National Transport Medical Institute says that from today (1) & tomorrow (2) there will be no service every Friday and Saturday….

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Parliament to convene on 4th, 5th, & 6th next week

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Secretary General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake said that the Parliament is scheduled to meet on the 4th, 5th and 6th of…

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Three-wheeler driver gunned down in Kolonnawa

COLOMBO (News 1st); A 32-year-old three-wheeler driver was shot dead by armed motorcyclists in Kolonnawa on Thursday (30). According to the Police, two masked men…

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Justice Minister calls for report

COLOMBO (News 1st); Justice minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe has called for a report into mass escape of inmates held at the Kandakadu Treatment and Rehabilitation…

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Inflation hits record high in June

COLOMBO (News 1st); For the first time in history, the rate of increase in commodity prices or inflation in this country has exceeded 50 percent….

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(Video) ‘Diesel should be supplied to people in all parts of Sri Lanka’

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka Army Personnel intervened to disperse a protest that took place in Kanthale on Wednesday (29) evening, when people in fuel…

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IMF Staff Concludes Visit to Sri Lanka; discussions will continue towards reaching a staff-level agreement

COLOMBO (News 1st); An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission team led by Peter Breuer and Masahiro Nozaki visited Colombo from June 20 to 30, 2022…

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Postal Chief urged TUs to call off strike

COLOMBO (News 1st); Post Master General Ranjith Ariyaratne has requested postal workers to end their trade union action and report for work. However, due to…

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NO Petrol Shipment until 22nd July; 100,000 MT LP Gas available for next four months

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation will NOT be able to source a petrol shipment until 22nd July, said Sagala Ratnayake the Chief of…

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Another Sri Lankan man dies while waiting for fuel

COLOMBO (News 1st); Another Sri Lankan family lost their bread-winner who was at a fuel queue. A 53-year-old father of two died after he was…

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