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Monthly national security meeting – President

President Maithripala Sirisena will summon a monthly meeting to review national security while obtaining the ideas and suggestions of all the parties.


AG directs acting IGP to take action against three senior DIGs

Attorney General (AG) Dappula de Livera has directed acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Chandana Wickramaratne in writing to take disciplinary action through the National Police Commission against the Western Province Senior DIG, the STF Commandant and National Intelligence Chief for the alleged dereliction of duties.


Papal envoy visits bombed Kochchikade Shrine

A special envoy of Pope Francis, Fernando Cardinal Filio is in the country and visited the bombed-out St Anthony’s Cathedral in Kochchikade today.


State of Emergency extended by one month

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a Gazette Extraordinary extending the State of Emergency in Sri Lanka for one more month from today (22).


Police charge 22 under ICCPR For Minuwangoda racial riots

Police are charging 22 persons under the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights Act for the racial riots which swept through Minuwangoda


Forty billion rupees to create new ID regime

The country will invest Rs 40 billion to bring in an integrated system to ensure Sri Lankan will not have ways to obtain false identification documents, a government Minister said today.


Over 1,400 disposed SIM cards discovered in Kochchikade

Kochchikade police yesterday (20) discovered 1,475 SIM cards hidden in a sack and kept near a wooded area in Ma Oya in Negombo.


Army commander requests parents to send children to school

Army Commander Lt. Gen. Mahesh Senanayake yesterday (20) requested all parents to send their children to school starting today as security in the country has been ensured.


Sri Lanka has the capability to deal with global terror – Sirisena

President Maithripala Sirisena is saying that Sri Lanka’s Security Forces are capable of dealing with the new threat of international terrorism


Soldier in video not at fault – Army Commander

Army Commander Lt. Gen. Mahesh Senanayake said yesterday (16) that the soldier who was seen in CCTV footage seemingly assisting an anti-Muslim mob was found to be not at fault.


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