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* Owners of businesses affected by the Kilinochchi market fire to get compensation

Oct 01 (CP) Colombo- Owners of business establishments affected by the recent fire at the Kilinochchi Public Market will be paid Rs. 25,000 each as compensation, Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray said.
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* Avant Gardeís Ukrainian Captain re-remanded

Oct 01 (DM) Avant Garde Captain Gennady Garvlov (40), remanded on charges of possessing and transporting illegal weapons was yesterday re-remanded till October 14 by Galle Chief Magistrate Nilupuli Lankapura.
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* Sri Lanka Navy arrests five people transporting and possessing over 6 kg of Kerala Cannabis

Sept 30 (CP) Colombo- Sri Lankan Navy personnel on Thursday arrested five individuals in two separate incidents transporting and possessing over 6 kilograms of Kerala cannabis (Kerala Ganja).
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* Sri Lanka Navy to start a maritime program to safeguard the region

Sept 30 (CP) Colombo- The Sri Lanka Navy will initiate a broader maritime security program to provide safeguard in the region from Maldives, Straits of Malacca and Singapore, according to a report in Pakistan Observer.
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* Four including gunman arrested Galle Cricket Association Presidentís killing

Sept 30 (Island) Ambalangoda police have arrested four persons in connection with the killing of Galle District Cricket Association President and millionaire businessman Premasiri Halambage (53) on the night of Aug 12, 2016
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* Bambalapitiya businessmanís murder : GPS technology to trace suspectsí whereabouts

Sept 30 (DN) Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris yesterday ordered the Moratuwa University to submit an analytical report on the whereabouts of the suspects using GPS technology over the murder of a millionaire businessman Mohammed Sulaiman of Bambalapitiya.
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* Accidents kill about 2,600 children a year

Oct 01 (Island) Community Medicine Specialist of the Sri Lanka Family Health Bureau Dr. Kapila Jayaratne yesterday said that around 270,000 children below 16 years were hospitalised due to accidents annually and of them 2,600 succumbed to their injuries.
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* Porn Movie: Film director, two actors, model arrested

Oct 01 (DN) Veyangoda Police arrested a tele-drama director, two actors and a popular female model for producing a pornographic film. The tele-drama director is said to have produced the pornographic movie using the model and the two actors, and then released about 6,000 copies to the market.
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* Court grants bail to former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa in floating armory case

Sept 30 (CP) Colombo- A Sri Lankan court on Friday granted bail to former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the alleged floating armory case.
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* Sri Lanka Army to release over 450 acres of lands in the North

Sept 30 (CP) Colombo- Under a Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's directive, Sri Lanka Army will release over 450 acres of lands to the people in Jaffna in the Northern Province, a senior government official said.
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* Cabana fire kills a man in hotel

Sept 30 (DM) A 47-year-old man was reported to have burnt to death after a cabana caught fire at a tourist hotel in Pottuvil last night, police said.
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