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Giving false evidence: Ravi can be a suspect: Magistrate

Friday, 19 October 2018 16:25

Colombo Chief Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake today clarified his order on Ravi Karunanayake being named as a suspect, observing that the order does not say he cannot be a suspect in the inquiry but questions the process by which he was named a suspect. He said ..

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Navaratri Pujawa at CMC

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Cartoon of the day

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At least 50 dead in train accident in India

Friday, 19 October 2018 21:33
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In a tragic accident, at least 50 people were killed and several others were injured when a train ran over them while th...


Sri Lankan Cricket is going backwards: Mahela

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Sri Lankan Cricket is going backwards and right now it is right at the bottom, Mahela Jayawardene has told Sky Sports. ...


Fmr. TID DIG Nalaka grilled for nine hours for the second day

Friday, 19 October 2018 19:03
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Former Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) DIG Kaushal Nalaka de Silva was questioned over nine hours for the second ...


This Govt. rescued SL from Chinese debt trap: Mangala

Friday, 19 October 2018 18:45
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Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said it was the present government that rescued Sri Lanka from the Chinese debt tra...


IUSF protest tear-gassed

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Police used teargas and water cannon to disperse the protesting university students outside the University Grants Commis...


Rahul Gandhi meets PM

Friday, 19 October 2018 16:01
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Congress party president Rahul Gandhi today called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in New Delhi. ...


Traffic congestion at Ward Place

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Heavy traffic was reported from Ward Place, Colombo as a result of a protest carried out by a group of students of the I...


Mawanella SLFP organizer remanded till Nov.2

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Mawanella SLFP organizer Imitiaz Cader, who was arrested by the STF yesterday while in possession of several weapons, wa...


J. Walter Thompson to get Rs.314mn contract to promote SL tourism

Friday, 19 October 2018 13:04
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The Cabinet approval had been granted to award a Rs. 314 million-contract to J. Walter Thompson Institute to promote T...


17-hour water cut in Kotte, Colombo today

Friday, 19 October 2018 11:31
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The water supply to several areas in Kotte, Colombo and suburbs would be interrupted for 17 hours from noon today owing ...


Gota’s case postponed till Nov. 9

Friday, 19 October 2018 11:00
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The case, which was taken up against former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa at the Special High Court today over t...


SLC manager admires English players’ off-field conduct

Friday, 19 October 2018 10:57
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Sri Lanka Cricket Manager Charith Senanayake in a Facebook post admired visiting English players for their off-field con...


Afternoon thundershowers to enhance from tonight: Met. Dep.

Friday, 19 October 2018 10:33
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The Meteorology Department today warned that the enhancement of afternoon thundershowers over the Island was expected to...


Fmr. TID DIG Nalaka arrives at CID for the second day

Friday, 19 October 2018 09:37
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Former Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) DIG Kaushal Nalaka de Silva arrived at the Criminal Investigation Departme...


SL reverses $300mn China housing deal ahead of PM's India visit

Friday, 19 October 2018 09:30
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Sri Lanka has reversed a decision to award a $300-million housing deal to China in favour of a joint venture with an Ind...


Gota arrives at Special High Court

Friday, 19 October 2018 09:19
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa arrived at the Special High Court today to appear over the alleged misappro...


MR’s confirms judicial independence under this Govt: Ajith P

Friday, 19 October 2018 09:10
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Responding to former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s remarks on the Court acquitting former MP Johnston Fernando, St...


Heads of three State institutions refuse to resign

Friday, 19 October 2018 08:10
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Despite a news item that went out from the President's office on Wednesday (17) to the effect that the President had...


Terrorism charge against SL student dropped

Friday, 19 October 2018 07:55
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Australian Police on Friday dropped terrorism charges against Sri Lankan students in Sydney, Mohamed Kamer Nizamdeen, wh...


UNP appoints its first CEO

Friday, 19 October 2018 06:37
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The UNP yesterday appointed Chamal Senarath as its first Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Senarath obtained his letter...


President’s security tightened over alleged death plot

Friday, 19 October 2018 05:22
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Security for Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has been stepped up following the discovery of an alleged plot to...


Warning sign boards removed following social media protests

Friday, 19 October 2018 04:28
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The sign boards which were displayed in the premises of the Koggala Martin Wickremesinghe Museum and Children Park by th...


Some elements trying to belittle probe: Presidential Advisors

Friday, 19 October 2018 02:22
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Two Presidential advisors yesterday charged that there was an attempt by certain politicians and officials to belittle t...


Six brand new PT-6 aircraft purchased from China joins SLAF fleet

Friday, 19 October 2018 01:44
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Six brand new PT-6 aircraft purchased from the China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC) fo...


Shirani Bandaranayake’s removal was lawful: MR

Thursday, 18 October 2018 23:23
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said the removal of former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake took place in a ...


Speaker instructs officials to supervise food supply in parliament

Thursday, 18 October 2018 22:13
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has instructed relevant officials to supervise the process of food supply in parliament in the w...


"Ministers who leaked RAW canard must be exposed"

Thursday, 18 October 2018 21:10
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Four cabinet Ministers who had told the canard that President Mithripala Sirisena at Tuesday's cabinet meeting had i...


China says its loans only 10% of SL’s foreign debts

Thursday, 18 October 2018 20:41
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While reiterating that China was not dragging Sri Lanka into a debt trap, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang ...


Trains on up-country line delayed due to derailment

Thursday, 18 October 2018 19:04
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The train services on the upcountry railway line had come to a standstill following a train derailment near the Demodara...


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HARD TALK

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David North the Chairman of the Socialist Equality Party in the United States and the th...

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Subramaniam Swamy, a stalwart of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in a...

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MIRROR OPINION

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Maithripala Sirisena is a man of many surprises. Sri  Lanka’s sixth executive P...

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The day after the United Nations World Food Day which we observed on Tuesday, October 16, ...

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The GMOA, under the signatures of their President Anuruddha Padeniya and Secretary Haritha...

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FEATURES

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October 16th was marked by the first visit Ambassador Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka and Madame San...

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Twenty-five years ago on 18th January 1993, at Fort Hammenhiel, Karinagar, two officers an...

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WEIRD NEWS

Fish meant for frying came alive

Thursday, 18 October 2018 06:54
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An individual who was planning to entertain a few of his friends and treat them to a nice fried fish preparation had gon...


Note dropped in a school complaint box helps net pervert

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Hettipola Police said that a 52-year-old man who had been sexually abusing an under-raged girl for a period of 10 months...


Drunk couple buy Sri Lankan hotel while on honeymoon

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 09:19
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A couple got so drunk on honeymoon in Sri Lanka that they woke to find they had agreed to buy the hotel. ...


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It’s Retro L.A.B2

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 10:24 | 909 views

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Schools in Sri Lanka: A place to Study or Conduct Marketing Forums?

Schools are trusted by parents and society as a safe place that children go to for studies. Although schools serve a wide variety of purposes, decades of research has shown that the most commonly mentioned purposes schooling tend to focus on three core elements: Civic development, Emotional development and Cognitive development. However, a fourth p Read More...


International Infection Prevention Week Prevention better than cure

Friday, 19 October 2018 11:26 | 451 views

International Infection Prevention Week (IIPV) falls onto the 3rd week of October annually. According to the World Health Organization, infectious diseases are the leading cause of death in developing... Read More...


Myths and Misconceptions about Kuja Dosha

Friday, 19 October 2018 12:25 | 189 views

Kuja Dosha which means Mars’ blemish or the malefic influence of Mars, has been a much-discussed subject in astrological circles for ages.  The question of Kuja Dosha often arises in the co... Read More...



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