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President Rajapaksa was in Kandy yesterday to pay homage to the sacred tooth relic. He was received by Diyawadena Nilame Nilanga Dela. The President entering the sacred temple.

CCD arrests OIC of Ampara

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Easter Carnage: Concealing evidence

The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) yesterday arrested the OIC in charge of the Ampara Police Transport Division for concealing evidence about the Easter Sunday attacks, last year.The officer was attached to the Kaluwanchikudy Police, Batticaloa, when the Easter Sunday attacks took place.

The suspect was arrested at Akkaraipattu, Ampara at around 8.30 am and detained under the provisions of the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA). The CCD is conducting further investigations.



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    East Container Terminal and national interest


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    Dialog Axiata pays homage by publishing the directory of Sri Lanka Amarapura Maha Nikaya Temples


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