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Presidential Secretariat asks McKenzie for details on report

Saturday, 27 August 2016 10:35

The Presidential Secretariat (PS) has requested the Australian-based Fairfax journalist Nick McKenzie for more information on the allegations which appeared in the Australian media implicating President Maithripala Sirisena. Claiming he had no knowledge about..

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Jumbo attack…

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Cartoon of the day

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Elephant attack on van: Death toll rises to two

Saturday, 27 August 2016 14:46
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A 5-year-old child who was injured in the elephant attack on a van near Meeoya Bridge on the Puttalam-Anuradhapura Road ...


Maldives' opposition groups meet in SL to hatch plan against Abdulla Yameen

Saturday, 27 August 2016 13:01
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The Maldives' dissident former president met opposition groups in neighbouring Sri Lanka on Friday to hatch a plan t...


Brothel raided in Wellawatte

Saturday, 27 August 2016 12:34
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Three women were arrested on charges of having run a brothel under the guise of an Ayurvedic massage parlour at Havelock...


Two Iranian nationals arrested for theft in Wennappuwa

Saturday, 27 August 2016 12:00
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Two Iranian nationals who had stolen foreign currency worth nearly Rs. 600, 000 from a foreign currency exchange centre ...


Curbing crime: PM to summon top cops to Temple Trees

Saturday, 27 August 2016 11:47
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In the wake of the latest abduction and murder of a Colombo businessman, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will summon...


Wild elephant attacks van: Man killed

Saturday, 27 August 2016 10:12
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A 39-year-old man was killed and ten others including two women injured when a wild elephant attacked a van near the Mee...


Hotelier shot dead in Pilimathalawa

Saturday, 27 August 2016 09:44
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A 30-year-old hotelier was shot dead by two men arrived on a motorbike at a hotel in Pilimathalawa last night, Police sa...


Govt. fast-tracks drafting of new Constitution

Saturday, 27 August 2016 09:05
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In its efforts towards reconciliation and transitional justice, the Government has fast-tracked the process of drafting ...


Indian minister's SL visit postponed indefinitely

Saturday, 27 August 2016 08:11
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According to reports Indian Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to Sri Lanka, scheduled for this week, ha...


Ex-LTTEr escapes from Prison Hospital

Friday, 26 August 2016 22:40
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An ex-LTTE cadre who was undergoing treatment at the Jaffna Prison Hospital while being remanded at the Jaffna Prison ha...


SL-Aussie ODI, T20 tickets sold out

Friday, 26 August 2016 20:59
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All tickets for Sunday’s 3rd ODI in Dambulla and 2nd T20 in Colombo between Sri Lanka and Australia sold out there...


Bank loans at concessionary rates for ex-LTTErs

Friday, 26 August 2016 20:15
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The Government has decided to grant bank loans at concessionary rates to ex-LTTE combatants for self-employment purposes...


Drowned victims in UK named

Friday, 26 August 2016 18:37
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Five best friends including two brothers drowned off Camber Sands in East Sussex, UK after being dragged away by a vicio...


HelloCorp inquiry: Sujani Bogollagama released on strict bail conditions

Friday, 26 August 2016 18:04
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Sujani Bogollagama, who was arrested by the FCID into the two cases conducted under the Money Laundering Act, was releas...


Diesel production tax increased

Friday, 26 August 2016 17:14
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The Government has increased the production tax on diesel by Rs. 10 per liter with effect from August 20, the Finance Mi...


Tittawella appointed SCRM Secretary

Friday, 26 August 2016 17:01
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Mano Tittawella has been appointed as the Secretary General of the Secretariat for Coordinating Reconciliation Mechanism...


Chemical factory catches fire in Peliyagoda

Friday, 26 August 2016 16:01
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A major fire has reportedly broken out in a chemical factory at Naranminiya in Peliyagoda a short while ago, Police said...


Cache of weapons unearthed in Omanthai

Friday, 26 August 2016 15:41
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A cache of weapons said to belong to the LTTE was unearthed at Palamottei in Omanthai, Police said. ...


Tennakoon identifies suspect who assaulted him

Friday, 26 August 2016 14:22
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The suspect, who assaulted former newspaper editor Upali Tennakoon in 2009, was identified by Mr. Tennakoon and his wife...


FCID a threat to public servants: JO

Friday, 26 August 2016 13:58
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The Financial Crimes Investigations Unit (FCID) has become a threat to the private sector and to public servants, the jo...


Gammanpila case: Extracts sent to AG

Friday, 26 August 2016 12:31
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The FCID today told Court that extracts of its investigations into allegations that Udaya Gammanpila and the second susp...


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