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Keith Noyahr Incident: Mahinda summoned by the CID

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 07:49

Former President Mahinda Rajapakse has been summoned by the CID to be present at their office on August 17th in order to record a statement relating to the abduction and assaults made on Keith Noyahr journalist of the Nation newspaper. The summons signed by t..

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PM visits newly preserved stone pond at Anuradhapura

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 05:27
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Cartoon of the day

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Spa Ceylon celebrating success

Monday, 13 August 2018 17:11

Iran to use SL rupee for fuel trade

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 09:22
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The Cabinet was told yesterday that Iran had agreed to use the Sri Lankan rupee as the medium of exchange to carry out i...


Ranil changed his decision to quit politics, says prelate

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 08:12
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe changed his decision to give up politics and leave the country several years ago fol...


CERT receives 1,700 Facebook complaints up to July

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 07:14
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Nearly 1,700 complaints had been received against social media websites during past seven months, Sri Lanka Computer Eme...


The Rs.200,000 allowance - Only less than 55 MPs entitled: Ministry

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 06:44
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The number of monitoring MPs receiving a transport allowance of Rs.200,000 each is less than 55 as several of them have ...


Will review pacts made with foreign buyers: SLPP

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 05:11
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All agreements entered into with foreign buyers by this government to sell valuable properties in Colombo would be revie...


Postmortem examination: SJTH to charge Rs.2,500

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 04:52
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The Sri Jayewardenepura Teaching Hospital (SJTH) management has decided to charge Rs.2,500 for the postmortem examinatio...


ACPBWA to strike tonight against new traffic spot fines

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 03:51
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The All Ceylon Private Bus Workers Association (ACPBWA) said it would launch a strike from midnight today against new fi...


Ranil assures Dilantha an independent probe over death threat

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 01:58
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Sri Lankan racing driver Dilantha Malagamuwa said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had assured him that an independen...


SL edge out S. Africa by 3 wickets in only T20

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 22:32
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Spinner Lakshan Sandakan starred in Sri Lanka's hard fought three-wicket win over South Africa in the only Twenty20 ...


Being independent in Parliament: JO appoints committee

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 22:04
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The party leaders of the Joint Opposition (JO) today appointed a committee of experts led by Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna...


Female inmates call of their protest

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 21:29
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The female inmates who were protesting on top of the roof of the Welikada Prison called off their protest following a di...


Protesting female inmates taken for discussion with prison officials

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 20:02
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A group of female inmates who were protesting on top of the roof of the Welikada Prison are reported to have taken to th...


22 killed in Motorway Bridge collapse in Italy

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 19:23
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At least 22 people were killed when a motorway bridge collapsed in torrential rains on Tuesday morning over buildings in...


Opposition leader’s post: Improper for some MPs to criticize my ruling

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 19:10
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said today it was improper and unacceptable for some MPs to criticize his decision on the opposi...


Female inmates continue protest at Welikada Prison

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 18:12
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The protest staged by some female inmates on the rooftop of the prison is continuing for the second day, Prison sources ...


GMOA wants Minister to reveal who permitted lifting of Glyphosate ban

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 17:02
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The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) yesterday urged that Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne should ...


Ihala Kotmale and Wimalasurendra reservoirs at spill level

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 16:06
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The Ihala Kotmale Reservoir and Wimalasurendra Reservoir had reached spill level because of the heavy rains in the catch...


Rs.1 mn cheated from Actress Angeline Roshana

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 15:32
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Mirihana Special Crimes Operations Unit said yesterday that a film director who had allegedly cheated a sum of Rs. 1 mil...


Rs.200,000 to 55 MPs is a bribe: NFF

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 15:12
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The Government’s decision to give Rs. 200, 000 each month as transport allowance to 55 MPs was a bribe to those MP...


Navy Sampath arrested

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 14:16
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Navy Sampath, who was wanted by the CID in connection with the abduction and disappearance of 11 youths, had been arrest...


Several injured in crash outside British Parliament

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 13:54
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A man has been arrested and a number of pedestrians injured after a car crashed into security barriers outside the House...


Clinical waste: MEPA to request Ministry to take up issue with India

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 13:13
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The Maritime Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) today said that it would request the Ministry of Environment to dis...


Ranjith Ariyaratne new Post Master General

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 12:33
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Polonnaruwa District Secretary Ranjith Ariyaratne has been appointed as the Post Master General (PMG). ...


China printing currencies for several countries including SL

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 10:07
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China is printing currencies for the governments of several countries, including Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Malaysia ...


Dilantha complains of death threats

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 07:30
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A special police team has commenced investigations into an alleged plot to kill legendary racing driver Dilantha Malagam...


Indian clinical waste reaches Puttalam

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 04:57
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The mounting clinical waste in coastal areas off Puttalam has washed ashore from India, the Maritime Environment Protect...


SL currently facing a foreign currency issue: PM

Monday, 13 August 2018 23:33
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Sri Lanka is currently facing a foreign currency issue and needs to go for an export-driven economy, Prime Minister Rani...


JVP complains to AG

Monday, 13 August 2018 22:38
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today requested the Auditor General in writing to suspend all payments made to House...


'To resolve ministerial dilemma: Better for NPC ministers to resign'

Monday, 13 August 2018 19:48
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Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray today suggested that the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) ministers should r...


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