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Will boost economy in 100 days if given responsibility: Ravi

Friday, 20 April 2018 17:21

UNP Assistant Leader and former Minister Ravi Karunanayake said today he could build up the economy in 100 days if he was given the responsibility. Addressing a meeting held at UNP office in Thotalanga, MP Karunanayake said state officials who go behind polit..

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Queen hosts Commonwealth reception

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Cartoon of the day

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Ponds Au naturale look at CFW 2018

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May Day on three different days

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May Day in Sri Lanka will be celebrated on three different days this year with trade unions and political parties planni...


Twenty tourist police posts by year end: Minister

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Minister of Law and Order Ranjith Madduma Bandara yesterday said that 20 Tourist Police Posts will be established within...


India approves death penalty for rape of girls under 12

Saturday, 21 April 2018 19:03
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Indian cabinet today approved the death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years amid outra...


DMC warns of rough seas

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Naval and fishing communities were strictly advised to restrain from fishing and naval activities in the sea areas from ...


Lab controller of Horana rubber factory arrested

Saturday, 21 April 2018 17:38
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The Senior Laboratory Controller of the Horana Rubber Factory where five deaths were reported in the ammonia tank traged...


PM calls for expansive ties with Iran

Saturday, 21 April 2018 15:17
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The private sectors in Sri Lanka and Iran should cooperate closely for the implementation of joint projects following th...


Ban on pandals on Vesak, Poson Poya days to remain: Minister

Saturday, 21 April 2018 13:35
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Buddhasasana Minister Gamini Jayawickrama Perera said yesterday the ban of pandals on Vesak and Poson Poya Days would no...


Asanka Gurusinha Chief Cricket Ops Officer

Saturday, 21 April 2018 12:31
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Asanka Gurusinha would be appointed as the Chief Cricket Operations Officer with effect from May 15, Sri Lanka Cricket (...


Seating to be rearranged if 16 SLFPers sit with opposition

Saturday, 21 April 2018 11:24
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Parliament Secretary General Dammika Dassanayaka said yesterday the seating in Parliament would have to be rearranged if...


Two women hacked to death in Mahiyanganaya

Saturday, 21 April 2018 10:02
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A 59-year-old woman and her 40-year-old daughter were found hacked to death at Mapakadawewa in Mahiyanganaya last night,...


Illegal constructions in Mirissa to be removed by May 1

Saturday, 21 April 2018 09:03
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All unauthorized constructions along the coastal belt in Mirissa will be removed by May 1, Coastal Conservation Departme...


North Korea halts missile and nuclear tests

Saturday, 21 April 2018 07:45
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said he will suspend all missile tests and shut down a nuclear test site with immedi...


Continuing Unity Govt.: SLFP to give proposals to UNP

Saturday, 21 April 2018 06:45
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A senior member of the United National Party (UNP) said yesterday the party would soon receive a copy of the proposals r...


House prorogued fearing impeachment motion by UNP: SLPP

Friday, 20 April 2018 23:15
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President Maithripala Sirisena prorogued Parliament because he feared an impeachment motion to be brought against him by...


Swaziland King renames country 'Kingdom of eSwatini’

Friday, 20 April 2018 22:05
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King Mswati III of Swaziland had announced on Wednesday that he was renaming the country as "the Kingdom of eSwatin...


SL should capitalise on location-specific advantages: President

Friday, 20 April 2018 21:31
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Sri Lanka should capitalise on the location-specific advantages and position itself as a hub when the economic boom happ...


STF deployed in Mirissa to ensure tourists' safety: IGP

Friday, 20 April 2018 19:50
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Police Chief Pujith Jayasundara today said the Police Special Task Force (STF) had been deployed in Mirissa to ensure th...


Leaders approve Charles as C’wealth head

Friday, 20 April 2018 18:57
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The Commonwealth leaders have agreed the appointment of Prince of Wales Charles as the next head of the Commonwealth, th...


Issuance of taxi bills a law in two months: NCRS

Friday, 20 April 2018 18:05
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Meters with the facility to issue a printed bill has been made compulsory for three-wheeler taxis from today and it will...


Mahendran spotted at Little India in S'pore?

Friday, 20 April 2018 16:30
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A photograph showing Arujana Mahendran seen waiting for a cab at Little India in Singapore is currently going viral in t...


Ammonia tragedy: CEA suspends factory operations

Friday, 20 April 2018 16:00
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The Central Environmental Authority (CEA) has ordered to suspend the functions and operations of the Rubber Factory in H...


SL to lead Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health

Friday, 20 April 2018 15:21
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Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health will be Launched in London today and President Maithripala Sirisena will be a spe...


Ammonia gas tragedy: Factory manager remanded

Friday, 20 April 2018 14:05
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The Horana rubber factory Manager who was arrested yesterday in connection with an incident where five people were kille...


Red notice against Mahendran

Friday, 20 April 2018 13:42
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A red notice was issued against former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahandran by the Interpol today, Police Spokesman SP...


SLC election on May 19

Friday, 20 April 2018 12:03
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The election to elect new office bearers for the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) would be held on May 19, SLC CEO Ashley de Silv...


Husband, wife killed in accident

Friday, 20 April 2018 11:56
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A 25-year-old man and his 21-year-old wife were killed when the motorbike they were travelling on collided head on with ...


Two gangsters arrested over drug smuggling

Friday, 20 April 2018 10:31
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Two gang members suspected to be involved in drug smuggling were arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) at Thotalanga ...


New deal on future of unity govt. to be signed after April 24

Friday, 20 April 2018 10:17
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The SLFP ministerial committee appointed by President Maihtripala Sirisena to look into the future of the unity governme...


Akila Viraj suitable to be General Secretary: UNP party sources

Friday, 20 April 2018 09:25
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A group of United National Party (UNP) representatives yesterday stated that the current Deputy Secretary General of Par...


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HARD TALK

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Senior veteran politician former Minister and General Secretary of the Communist Party of ...

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In the aftermath of the unsuccessful No-Confidence Motion against Prime Minister Ranil W...

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MIRROR OPINION

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Hell hath no fury as an Opposition thwarted in its bid to pass a No-Confidence Motion (NCM...

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Some 500,000 dead and counting. President Bashar al-Assad is going full blast at reducing ...

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This article is being typed for the Daily Mirror, almost two hours before the Sinhala-Hind...

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FEATURES

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Twenty-eight years ago on the 19th April 1990 Dr. H.W. Jayawardene, QC, a colossus in the ...

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Hailing from a respectable family in Batapola, Ambalangoda, the late Nimal De Silva was a ...

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WEIRD NEWS

Man used son as shield while dealing drugs

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A man who was in the habit of peddling drugs on the pretext of taking his son to pre-school was nabbed by the police in ...


Thief, attacked by bees, made a hasty retreat minus his sarong

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A thief who had entered a poultry run in a Tea estate in Dumbara braving the rains to steal some fully grown fowls had t...


The woman's rage turned into laughter

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 08:45
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An interesting incident was reported from Pussellawa where a woman who burst into laughter when she saw the "thieve...


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A relaxing getaway with cool climes and butterflies

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The 21st Award Ceremony of The Australian National Chemistry Quiz for Year 2017

The 21st award ceremony of The Australian National Chemistry Quiz for the year 2017, conducted by the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon was held on 4th April 2018 at ‘Adamantane House”, Rajagiriya. Dr. Janaka Dias, Medical Officer in the Department of Emergency medicine, Changi General Hospital, Singapore was the chief Guest. Dr. Janaka was Read More...


Pros and Cons of C-Section deliveries

Friday, 20 April 2018 11:12 | 593 views

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Planetary combinations that produce great men and women

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