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Mafia inside Prison, influential inmates given facilities: Hirunika

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 17:33

Government MP Hirunika Premachandra dropped a bombshell in Parliament today by claiming that there was a Mafia in the Prison and influential inmates were given all facilities. Speaking during the Committee Stage debate on the Budget, the MP said influential p..

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Aesthetic protest

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Cartoon of the day

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SLFP is not divided: MR

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 23:04
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Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said today that the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) was not divided and asked how the ...


JO challenges Super Minister

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 22:17
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The Joint Opposition is to challenge the Constitutionality of the Development (Special Provisions) Bill which, if enacte...


Ranil apologizes for burning of Jaffna library

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today apologised for the burning of Jaffna Library in 1981 and urged the Joint Oppos...


If I were rich enough I would have built a hospital by myself: Mahela

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 20:10
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Former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardena, who trail blazed the entire 670km from Point Pedro in Jaffna down to Matara...


Container with four vehicles, spare parts worth Rs. 20mn seized

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 19:08
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A shipping container with four disassembled vehicles and several motor spare parts with an estimated value of Rs.20milli...


Electric trains by 2020: Transport Minister

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 18:33
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Electric train services would be introduced by 2020 marking another step forward in the Sri Lankan Railways, Transport M...


Ravana Balaya General Secretary before FCID

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 17:02
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General Secretary of the Ravana Balaya, Ven Ittekande Saddhatissa Thera today appeared before the Financial Crimes inves...


Ranil condoles Jayalalithaa's demise

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 16:30
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today expressed condolences on the demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha...


Paddy fertilizer subsidy not yet given: Anura Kumara

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 15:35
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The fertilizer subsidy has not been given to farmers, who have already begun the paddy cultivation in the maha season, C...


Jayalalithaa captured the hearts of India's Tamil community: MR

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 14:59
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa also offered his condolences on the demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha...


President condoles Jayalalithaa's demise

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 12:56
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President Maithripala Sirisena today expressed condolences on the demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and...


AG withdraws case against Basil

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 10:59
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The Attorney General today withdrew the indictment filed in Colombo High Court against former Minister Basil Rajapaksa a...


Don’t defend SLC employees from Deputy Speaker’s chair - Anura Kumara

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 09:48
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The Chief Opposition Whip and Leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Anura Kumara Dissanayake yesterday asked Thi...


US breaks ground on the new US Embassy in Colombo

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 09:03
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In an important symbol of enduring friendship with Sri Lanka, U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap and the Bureau of Overseas Bui...


Jayalalithaa passes away, seven day mourning declared

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:47
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J Jayalalithaa, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu state, has died in a Chennai hospital, nearly three months after she wa...


New spot fine sheet to be issued soon: IPPBA

Monday, 5 December 2016 23:24
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Inter Provincial Private Bus Association (IPPBA) President Sarath Vijitha Kumara said today that the Ministry of Transpo...


Three killed in Balapitiya shooting

Monday, 5 December 2016 22:50
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At least three members of the same family including a four-year-old child were shot dead following a shooting incident i...


Apollo denies reports of Jayalalithaa’s death, says she is on life support

Monday, 5 December 2016 18:21
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest, Tamil TV channels reported on Monda...


Bestow national hero title on 19 Kandyan leaders: Wijeyadasa to MS

Monday, 5 December 2016 18:06
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Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe has recommended to President Maithripala Sirisena to cancel Gazette No: 851 issue...


'Gazette issued giving super-powers to a National Policy Board'

Monday, 5 December 2016 17:13
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Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) today charged that a gazette notification had been issued by the Cabinet ...


Jayalalithaa critical

Monday, 5 December 2016 16:23
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Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, who suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening, continues to be very critical...


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