Protesting MPs summoned for contempt of court

Friday, 24 April 2015 17:28

MPs Dullas Alahapperuma, Bandula Gunawardane, Gamini Lokuge, Jayantha Ketagoda and Sarath Weerasekara, WPC Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga, Provincial Councillor Udaya Gammanpila and 27 others have been ordered to appear before the Court by the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court on May 8 on charges of Contempt of Court.

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New Zealand Cricket has been drawn into an International Cricket Council-led investigation targeting a possible breakawa...


Nepal earth quake has no impact on SL: DMC

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DMC Assistant Director Pradeep Kodippili said the 7.6 magnitude earthquake which struck Nepal this morning had no impact...


7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

Saturday, 25 April 2015 13:02
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A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal less than 50 miles from the capital of Kathmandu, the U.S. Geologic...


Wigneswaran defends raising convicts’ issue with Modi

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Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran yesterday strongly defended his action of forwarding to Indian Prime M...


Mother, three children drown at Hambanthota sea

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Three children and their mother drowned at sea, while playing on the beach off Old Tangalle Road in Hambanthota this mor...


Sri Lanka reiterates warning on Indian fishermen

Saturday, 25 April 2015 09:50
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Sri Lanka yesterday reiterated its warning that Indian fishermen who violate its maritime border and illegally fish with...


​Writing to Modi;Did Wigneswaran break protocol?

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Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran may have broken protocol when he officially wrote to Indian Prime Minis...


Tax on potatoes, big onion increased

Saturday, 25 April 2015 08:35
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The import taxes on potatoes and big onion have been increased by Rs 15 and Rs. 20 respectively with effect from today, ...


Bond issue: JVP wants President to appoint new committee

Friday, 24 April 2015 19:17
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) led ‘Voice Against Corruption’ had written to President Maithripala Siri...


Tsunami funds: Complaint lodged against MR

Friday, 24 April 2015 15:44
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A complaint has been lodged at the Bribery Commission against former President Mahinda Rajapakse on charges of misapprop...


Video: Hold general election after 19A: Sobitha Thera

Friday, 24 April 2015 14:50
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National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) Leader Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera said today parliament should be dissolv...


Video: MR visits Basil at CNH

Friday, 24 April 2015 14:02
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Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday the Rajapaksas were not thieves and said they had taken only political...


Video: Dullas apologises for using wrong flag

Friday, 24 April 2015 13:35
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UPFA MP Dullas Alahapperuma today apologised for using a lion’s flag without the two coloured strips -- reprsentin...


Video: MS-MR meeting cancelled

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A meeting scheduled between President Maithripala Sirisena and former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has been cancelled bec...


We will submit changes to 19A: GL

Friday, 24 April 2015 12:31
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In the wake of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Central Committee (CC) deciding to support the 19th Amendment on a mat...


Motion to remove CB Governor: Bandula

Friday, 24 April 2015 12:03
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UPFA MP Bandula Gunawardena said today a motion signed by opposition members would be handed over to the Speaker calling...


India denies hurling petrol bombs by SL Navy

Friday, 24 April 2015 11:30
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The Indian government did not get any complaint against Sri Lankan navy hurling petrol bombs at Indian fishermen, Extern...


SL 132nd in happiness

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Sri Lanka had been ranked 132 at the 2015 World’s Happiness Report compiled by a group of international academics ...


Wigneswaran seeks release of Lankans in Premananda case

Friday, 24 April 2015 09:52
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Chief minister of Sri Lanka's Tamil-majority Northern Province C V Wigneswaran has requested Prime Minister Narendra...


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Friday, 24 April 2015 00:07
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US Secretary of State John Kerry was amazed after seeing the work done by Sri Lanka during the 100-day programme, claimi...


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