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A GERMAN TOWN EVACUATED OVER WORLD WAR-2 BOMB

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HISTORICAL KANDY ESALA PROCESSION (PERAHERA) CONCLUDED TODAY (26)

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"MA SARASAVIYEN"......

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SRI LANKAN TRADITIONAL "KEE ROTTY"

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SEVERAL KILLED DUE TO A GUN SHOOTING IN.FLORIDA

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QUOTES FOR LIFE

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A Proposal To The Government To Reduce The Gold Import Tax By 50 Percent

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The National Gem and Jewelry Authority had proposed the government to reduce the Gold import tax by 50 percent from 15 percent to 7.5 percent in view of  saving local Gold Industry according to the Authority.

As the Governmemt had increased the Gold Import tax from 4.5 percent to 15 percent recently to avoid gold Smuggling, a Gold shortage has been created in the county at present and Goldsmiths facing enormous difficulties in the industry the Authority has stated.

Due to the recent increase of the Gold Import Tax the Prices of Gold and Jewelry in the country too had been increased .

At present the Gold prices in the world market had been decreased.

Two Persons Were Critically Injured Due To A Road Accident

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A Lorry Driver And his assistant  have
been critically injured and hospitalized after the Lorry they were travelling in colliding with a bridge at Pudupudiyankulam area in Kangarayankulam ,Vavuniya and toppled over to a canal nearby with a part of a bridge.

The critically injured were admitted to Vavuniya General Hospital for treatment.

The Lorry which transported goods to Jaffna had toppled to the Canal as the driver had fallen a sleep while on the wheel  it has been revealed.


Five Persons Involved In Printing Fake Currency Notes And Certificates Had Been Arrested

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Special Crimes Unit attached to Miri
hana Police have arrested five persons involved in printing fake Currency notes,Fake local and foreign certificates, along with equipment including printing machines used to print them at a printing press in Lunawa,Moratuwa area yesterday (25).

Among the matarials and equipment taken in to custody by the Police in possession of the suspects  are  31 fake Rs.5000 currency notes,08 Printers,02 Laptop Computers ,A typewriter and nearly 80 official seals used by state and private sector Institutes as well as printing papers it has been revealed.

The press was maintained by the suspects since long time and two of the suspects have been identified as drug smugglers according to Police.

They are due to be produced before the court .

Two Motorcyclists Were Killed Due To Motorcycle -Bus Collision

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A Motorcyclist And a Pillion rider were
killed when the Motorcycle they were riding in colliding with a Bus at Koswetiya-PalleBadda bend   on Embilipitiya-Ratnapura main road today (26).

One of the deceased was killed on the spot and other died after  admission to the hospital.

The deceased were identified as 32 and 19 year old residents of Agunakolapalassa ,Middeniya and Neluwa,Galle areas.

The Motorcyclist were travelling from Ratnapura  to Embilipitiya and the Bus carried a group of persons on a trip to Ratnapura  from Embilipitiya  at the time of the incident .



FROM BUDDHISM

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A Female Was Shot And Killed At Maligawatte

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A 34 Year Old Muslim Female Was
killed due to a gun shooting incident at a road near Jumma Junction Laundry at Maligawatte this evening (26).

The deceased was shot by two unidentified gunmen arrived in a Motorcycle it has been revealed.The critically injured female had succumbed to her injuries while taking to the Hospital.

The cause behind the gun shooting has not yet been revealed.

A Nine Year Old Boy Has Drowned In "Yodha" Wewa (Tank)

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A 9 year old boy had drowned while
bathing in "Yodha" Wewa (Tank) at Tissamaharama area last evening (25).

The drowned boy had succumbed to his injuries after rescued by the residents of the area and admitted to the Debarawewa Hospital it has been reported.

The deceased who was  a resident of Aluthgammanaya area ,Diyathalawa  had faced this incident on his arrival  at  Tissamaharamaya for  Kataragama pilgrimage with a group .


A Female Elephant Has Died Due To Exploding "Hakkapatas "

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A body of a female Elephant who died after eating food contains an explosive device "Hakkapatas" had been found at a paddy field in hadaoya area at Pothuwil ,Ampara it has been reported.

The deceased Elephant who was around 30 years old died as the explosive device inside the food item she had consumed exploded inside the mouth according to Wild Life Officers
Due to consuming food contains this device animals including Elephants die after not been able to consuming any food as a result of the injured mouth .

Wild Life Department along with Pothuwil Police have launched an investigation over the death of the female Elephant.

"Hakkapatas" devices are use by the farmers to protect their crops from animals although  it's an illegal method officials have stated.

THE INSEPARABLE FRIENDS

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LOST IN SPACE BAKEWELL PUDDING FOUND AT A FARM IN LINCOLNSHIRE

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