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President revokes ‘traitor’ status given to 19 SL nationals

Thursday, 8 December 2016 18:21

President Maithripala Sirisena today cancelled Gazette No: 851 issued by English Governor Robert Brownrigg in January 10, 1818 listing 19 Kandyan leaders including Keppetipola Disawe as traitors. The President declared the 19 leaders who fought for the freedo..

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Cricketers on display

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Cartoon of the day

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Google searches for sex; SL tops list again

Thursday, 8 December 2016 21:18
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Sri Lanka has topped the list of countries which searched for the word ‘sex’ using Google in 2016, with 100 ...


Gammanpila to sue Ranjan for defamation

Thursday, 8 December 2016 20:03
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MP Udaya Gammanpila said today that he would send a letter of demand to Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake demanding Rs. ...


Woman’s body found in Bolgoda River

Thursday, 8 December 2016 19:23
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The body of a 35-year-old woman was found in the Bolgoda River near the Panadura Railway Station today, Police said. ...


Minister calls for probe on Hirunika’s allegations

Thursday, 8 December 2016 18:03
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Prison Reforms, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs Minister D.M. Swaminathan has called for an explanation from th...


Ranjith Fernando new SL Team Manager

Thursday, 8 December 2016 17:42
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Sri Lanka Cricket has appointed Ranjith Fernando as the Team Manager for this month’s tour of South Africa, SLC co...


No impact from cyclone Vardah: Met. Dept.

Thursday, 8 December 2016 17:18
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The cyclonic storm ‘Vardah’ is located around 1,200 km away from Trincomalee coast but it would have no impa...


Power is temporary: President

Thursday, 8 December 2016 16:34
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 President Maithripala Sirisena said today the power was temporary and the priority should be given to the programs...


SL establishes diplomatic ties with Andorra

Thursday, 8 December 2016 15:31
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Sri Lanka and the Principality of Andorra, a European microstate co-administered by Roman Catholic Bishop of Urgell in S...


Establishment blues vs. Central Bank’s independence

Thursday, 8 December 2016 14:54
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Strongly denying the allegation that the Central Bank is politicized, Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy last week told ...


Colombo Port canteen fire kills one

Thursday, 8 December 2016 14:11
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A 38-year-old person had been killed and another was injured due to a fire that broke out at a cafeteria in the premises...


NPC resolution prohibiting Buddhist temples has no legal value: Wijeyadasa

Thursday, 8 December 2016 13:54
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The resolution approved by the Northern Provincial Council prohibiting the construction of Buddhist temples in the North...


Man issued death threats on Prez, PM remanded till Dec.15

Thursday, 8 December 2016 13:20
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A 26-year-old man was today remanded till December 15 on charges of having posted on Facebook an audio recording contain...


Namal's Hello Corp inquiry: AG's opinion on Feb 9

Thursday, 8 December 2016 11:38
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The FCID today informed court that it had sent extracts of the two cases filed against MP Namal Rajapaksa and five other...


Red cards set to be introduced in cricket for unruly player conduct

Thursday, 8 December 2016 08:20
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Cricketers could be 'red-carded' by umpires and ejected from the ground for the duration of a match from next Oc...


SL mulls building naval craft: Ruwan

Thursday, 8 December 2016 07:05
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Sri Lanka is looking at the possibility of building naval craft in collaboration with Japan, said State Minister for Def...


U.N. rights watchdog calls on SL to investigate torture

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 21:41
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A U.N. rights watchdog called on Sri Lanka on Wednesday to investigate documented allegations of torture and rape of det...


'SIR' did not influence IGP: Rajitha

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 21:22
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Cabinet spokesman, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne today said who ever spoke to IGP Pujitha Jayasunadara during th...


Pakistan plane crash: 36 bodies recovered

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 21:17
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A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 47 people crashed today on a domestic flight from the mountainous north...


Unnecessary fear is created on trade agreements: President

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 20:23
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Unnecessary fear is being created by interested persons on the trade agreements which Sri Lanka is planning to sign in t...


No changes to Rs. 25,000 fine for seven traffic offenses: Rajitha

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 19:17
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The Cabinet spokesman and Minister Rajitha Senaratne today reiterated that there would be no changes on the proposed fin...


Pakistan passenger plane missing

Wednesday, 7 December 2016 17:39
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A Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane flying from Chitral has gone missing on its flight to Islamabad, sourc...


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