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Rule of law must prevail even for criminals: Mangala

Sunday, 24 June 2018 08:56

In the wake of the death of Matara robbery’s main suspect, Finance and Media minister Mangala samaraweera said in a twitter message that the rule of law must prevail even when dealing with criminals. He tweeted that the brutal murder of a Police Constab..

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University Education in imminent jeopardy

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There would be a negative impact on the University Education in the long-run because of the Rs. 1 billion worth of funds...


Man shot at in Kotahena

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Two men arrived on a motorbike opened fire at a man at Jampettah Street in Kotahena this evening, Police Spokesman Ruwan...


Foreign courts not permitted to try our soldiers - AG

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Attorney General, in his sum up on the Bill entitled “Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Amendment)” sub...


Calling for military rule is contrary to Buddhism - PM

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If someone called for a Hitler type military rule in this country in my presence I would have condemned it right there a...


Hajj agents heap charges on Hajj Committee

Sunday, 24 June 2018 19:02
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The Hajj Agencies Union of Sri Lanka today urged President Maithripala Sirisena to appoint a Commission to probe the all...


Two missing, three rescued in raft mishap

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Two people went missing and three others were rescued after a raft toppled in Malagane Tank in Wariyapola this afternoon...


Two arrested over leopard killing remanded

Sunday, 24 June 2018 16:53
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The two suspects who were arrested by the Kilinochchi police in connection with the incident where a leopard was brutall...


Escaped LTTE member arrested in Mankulam

Sunday, 24 June 2018 13:08
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A suspect, an ex-LTTE member who had fled while transporting LTTE material in a three-wheeler in Oddusuddan, had been ar...


Army denies withdrawing its formations in North and East

Sunday, 24 June 2018 11:02
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Sri Lanka army said some political elements are attempting to put the national security at risk by misleading the public...


Two arrested over leopard killing

Sunday, 24 June 2018 10:20
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Two suspects were arrested by the Kilinochchi police in connection with the incident where a leopard was brutally killed...


Pakistani woman found dead on SL-bound flight

Sunday, 24 June 2018 09:23
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A Pakistani woman, who was on board the UL 306 flight from Wangi in Singapore to Sri Lanka, was found dead yesterday, Po...


Vandersay sent home on disciplinary grounds

Sunday, 24 June 2018 08:19
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Leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay has been recalled home from West Indies over conduct to breach of contractual obligations ...


Local industries being neglected by import oriented govt.: Dinesh

Saturday, 23 June 2018 23:13
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Joint Opposition MP Dinesh Gunawardane yesterday charged that local industries were in crisis due to the government'...


Zimbabwe President survives explosion at rally

Saturday, 23 June 2018 20:43
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Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack in the city of Bulawayo, BBC reported.Video f...


Demarcated areas outside Knuckles boundary: Ministry

Saturday, 23 June 2018 20:02
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The Public Enterprise and Kandy City Development Ministry yesterday said the report of the team of auditors sent to the ...


Joint programme to preserve local films to be launched: Wijeyadasa

Saturday, 23 June 2018 19:15
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Higher Education and Cultural Affairs Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe announced yesterday that a joint programme would be...


Two Sinharaja elephants will suffer same fate as the leopard: Thewarapperuma

Saturday, 23 June 2018 18:22
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The two elephants in the Sinharaja forest will suffer the same fate as the leopard which was killed recently if they rem...


Three suspects of Matara shooting remanded

Saturday, 23 June 2018 17:48
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The three suspects of Matara armed gang robbery, who are undergoing treatment at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital, were ...


Will not let terrorism rise again: Dy. Minister

Saturday, 23 June 2018 16:40
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In reference to the incident, where several military type equipment and uniform belonging to the LTTE were detected in a...


Govt. introduces concessionary loan schemes for entrepreneurs

Saturday, 23 June 2018 13:49
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The ‘Entrepreneurs Paradise Loan Scheme – Enterprise Sri Lanka’ programme was launched by President Ma...


Govt. to take action on leopard killers: Kiriella

Saturday, 23 June 2018 12:19
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The Government would conduct a proper investigation into the incident, where a leopard had been killed by a group of you...


US quits UNHRC: TNA to work with other countries on UN Resolution

Saturday, 23 June 2018 10:32
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Commenting on the decision by the United States to quit from the UNHRC, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP M. A. Sumanthir...


Matara armed gang robbery main suspect shot dead

Saturday, 23 June 2018 09:44
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Chamara Indrajith, the main suspect arrested in connection with the Friday’s armed gang robbery in Matara, was sho...


Judicial Commissioner rejects Chandimal’s appeal

Saturday, 23 June 2018 08:49
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Judicial Commissioner Michael Beloff QC has dismissed Dinesh Chandimal’s appeal after he was found guilty of chang...


Are state banks performing their national duty, asks President

Saturday, 23 June 2018 07:01
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President Maithripala Sirisena expressed reservations yesterday over the huge profits recorded annually by state banks e...


We are still under MR, say 16 SLFP rebels

Saturday, 23 June 2018 06:16
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Member of the SLFP of 16 rebels, former Minister W.D.J Seneviratne, while dismissing alleged remarks made against the gr...


Transformed SL to an investment hub from a pariah state: PM

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The ‘Yahapalana Government’ has been able to transform Sri Lanka from a debt-ridden, backward pariah state i...


Speaker names Constitutional Committee members

Friday, 22 June 2018 23:05
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Parliamentarians Chamal Rajapaksa, Rauff Hakeem and Vijitha Herath had been named to the newly-appointed committee to be...


PNB thwarts cocaine smuggling bid at BIA

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A 34-year-old Bolivian national who allegedly smuggled in cocaine weighing 11 kilogrammes using a novel method was taken...


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