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In search operations, approximately thousand mosques were raided. In the process only three mosques were found to have had swords. They are:
The only mosque where people had hidden swords due to fear of retaliation.
Known for criminal activity in the area, local gangsters had hidden
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Sri Lankan authorities found the Muslim surgeon had not performed any sterilisations
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A month after hundreds of people were killed in Easter Sunday bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, a major local newspaper published
Since the 1950's, when a newspaper ad claimed that women who drank 'Watha Kaha' under a solar eclipse would turn fair, Sri Lankans have yet failed to distinguish between what is scientifically possible and what is fake news.
Is it possible for food to be contaminated
The Janaposha Foundation issuing a statement announced with immediate effect the suspension of its free meals project at Colombo National Hospital, Kalubowila Teaching Hospital, and the Maharagama Cancer Hospital.
The statement noted that it was with a great sense of sadness, despair and a heavy heart,