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Mausakelle and Castlereagh - CEB suspends artificial rain project

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has suspended the project to trigger artificial rain over the Mausakelle and Castlereagh catchment area, a senior CEB officer told Daily Mirror t

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  President says as per his proposal: Govt. to scrap Grade 5 scholarship exam
  Geoffrey Aloysius and 4 others remanded till April 5


UN resolution - SL didn’t agree to a time frame: Amunugama

Opposition MP Sarath Amunugama, who was a member of the Sri Lankan delegation to the UNHRC, told Par

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Met. Dept. issues ‘Extreme Caution’ advisory to 11 districts

The Meteorology Department today issued an ’Extreme Caution’ hot weather advisory to most parts

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Asia’s Best Restaurants: Ministry of Crab ranked 35th

Sri Lankan restaurant Ministry of Crab was ranked 35th place at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants’’ a

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Secy General’s report - ’Notes with appreciation’ is a mistake: Samarasinghe

Opposition MP Mahinda Samarasinghe said today the inclusion of the wording, ‘notes with appreciati

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Gota case: Appeal Court fixes hearing on May 6

Court of Appeal today deferred for May 6 the writ petition filed by former defence secretary Gotabay

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JVP commends Govt. for rejecting hybrid courts

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today commended the government for rejecting the establishment o

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Ordinary level results on Thursday

The Examinations Department said today the results of the 2018 GCE O/L examination would be released

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9-hour water cut in Colombo

The water supply in Colombo 13,14 and 15 would be interrupted for nine hours from 9.00 p.m. today to

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Cabinet nod for 100MWs floating power plant

At a time when the country has plunged into darkness owing to inclement weather, the Cabinet last we

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Navy finds 1,232 kg of beedi leaves in Udappuwa sea

The Navy recovered a stock of 1,232 kg of beedi leaves, floating in the sea off the Udappuwa Coast i

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Namal-Nalin in verbal clash over H’tota oil refinery

A heated argument erupted in Parliament yesterday between Hambantota District UPFA Parliamentarian N

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Indian army contingent arrives for joint exercise

The Sri Lanka Army - Indian Army Joint training exercise MITRASHAKTI - VI would be held at Diyatalaw

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Normal bus service should be allowed on expressways: Welgama

UPFA MP Kumara Welgama today proposed that normal passenger bus service should be started on the exp

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SriLankan flight makes an emergency landing in Romania

SriLankan Airlines flight (UL504) which originated from London had made an emergency landing at the

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RMV most corrupt institution - Hirunika

UNP MP Hirunika Premachandra said today the Motor Traffic Department was the most corrupt institutio

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OHCHR chief admits UN report erroneous: NP Governor

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet admitted there were mistakes in compiling th

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Two accomplices of Dematagoda Chaminda arrested

Two criminal gang members ‘Welipare Karun’ and ‘Lal Baba’ two accomplices of the prominent u

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Absolute dissatisfaction over SLFP’s absenteeism from budget vote: GL

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman Prof. G.L. Peiris, in an interview with Daily Mirror, ai

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Mangala calls for systemic change

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera, who recently celebrated 30 years in politics and presented a b

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Presidential candidate should be able to win over the middleclass - Champika

Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka, who is widely seen as an aspira

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In conversation with Nishi Uggalle: Child genius places herself behind Einstein and Hawking

It would be a nerve-wrecking experience for a 12-year-old to answer degree-level questions within se

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Cartoon of the day

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Sometime ago people had the habit of leveling allegations against certain authorities that they were

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Politician Involved in Acquiring Property

A Minister’s name is associated with the activities of an alleged fraudster to retain a highly res

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Resolving issues of apartment owners CMA offers special treatment to influential parties

The double standards followed by the Condominium Management Authority (CMA) has now come to light fo

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Did Caasl Mislead SLAF? Landing and take off of private aircraft from China Bay Air Force airstrip

Controversy surrounds how a foreign private aircraft, said to be carrying  ‘investors’ to the c

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He built three houses while begging for 25 years

A blind man (65) who had been begging on trains for 25 years which had enabled him to build three houses and own a bank accou

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Deceased mother had partaken of fried fish on alms giving day

The story of a deceased mother visiting her home on the seventh day and eating a slice of fried fish from the Pideni Thattuwa

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Fat rat gets stuck in Manhole cover, rescue wins hearts online

A heartwarmingly hilarious incident occurred in Germany earlier this week when a chubby rat got stuck halfway out of a sewer

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An opposition MP recently urged the government to increase the monthly salaries of private sector workers by Rs. 2500, similar to the raise given to public sector employees. Do you agree with this proposal?