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Navy Sampath arrested

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 14:16

Navy Sampath, who was wanted by the CID in connection with the abduction and disappearance of 11 youths, had been arrested yesterday, the Police said. Hettiarachchi Mudiyanselage Chandana Prasad Hettiarachchi alias Navy Sampath, was wanted by the CID in conne..

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Navy Sampath produced in Court

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 17:18
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Cartoon of the day

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Spa Ceylon celebrating success

Monday, 13 August 2018 17:11

Protesting female inmates taken for discussion with prison officials

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 20:02
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A group of female inmates who were protesting on top of the roof of the Welikada Prison are reported to have taken to th...


22 killed in Motorway Bridge collapse in Italy

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 19:23
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At least 22 people were killed when a motorway bridge collapsed in torrential rains on Tuesday morning over buildings in...


Opposition leader’s post: Improper for some MPs to criticize my ruling

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 19:10
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said today it was improper and unacceptable for some MPs to criticize his decision on the opposi...


Female inmates continue protest at Welikada Prison

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 18:12
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The protest staged by some female inmates on the rooftop of the prison is continuing for the second day, Prison sources ...


GMOA wants Minister to reveal who permitted lifting of Glyphosate ban

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 17:02
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The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) yesterday urged that Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne should ...


Ihala Kotmale and Wimalasurendra reservoirs at spill level

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 16:06
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The Ihala Kotmale Reservoir and Wimalasurendra Reservoir had reached spill level because of the heavy rains in the catch...


Rs.1 mn cheated from Actress Angeline Roshana

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 15:32
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Mirihana Special Crimes Operations Unit said yesterday that a film director who had allegedly cheated a sum of Rs. 1 mil...


Rs.200,000 to 55 MPs is a bribe: NFF

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 15:12
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The Government’s decision to give Rs. 200, 000 each month as transport allowance to 55 MPs was a bribe to those MP...


Several injured in crash outside British Parliament

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 13:54
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A man has been arrested and a number of pedestrians injured after a car crashed into security barriers outside the House...


Clinical waste: MEPA to request Ministry to take up issue with India

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 13:13
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The Maritime Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) today said that it would request the Ministry of Environment to dis...


Ranjith Ariyaratne new Post Master General

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 12:33
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Polonnaruwa District Secretary Ranjith Ariyaratne has been appointed as the Post Master General (PMG). ...


China printing currencies for several countries including SL

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 10:07
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China is printing currencies for the governments of several countries, including Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Malaysia ...


Dilantha complains of death threats

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 07:30
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A special police team has commenced investigations into an alleged plot to kill legendary racing driver Dilantha Malagam...


Indian clinical waste reaches Puttalam

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 04:57
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The mounting clinical waste in coastal areas off Puttalam has washed ashore from India, the Maritime Environment Protect...


SL currently facing a foreign currency issue: PM

Monday, 13 August 2018 23:33
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Sri Lanka is currently facing a foreign currency issue and needs to go for an export-driven economy, Prime Minister Rani...


JVP complains to AG

Monday, 13 August 2018 22:38
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today requested the Auditor General in writing to suspend all payments made to House...


'To resolve ministerial dilemma: Better for NPC ministers to resign'

Monday, 13 August 2018 19:48
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Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray today suggested that the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) ministers should r...


If Speaker doesn’t recognize us, we won’t recognize him: Udaya

Monday, 13 August 2018 17:21
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If Speaker Karu Jayasuriya constantly refused to recognize the Joint Opposition (JO) as the Main Opposition in Parliamen...


Pakistan ship ‘Kashmir’ arrives at the port of Colombo

Monday, 13 August 2018 16:11
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Pakistan Maritime Security Ship (PMSS) Kashmir today arrived at the port of Colombo on a four-day goodwill visit. ...


Yala Block One closed from Sept. 2 to Oct. 31

Monday, 13 August 2018 15:45
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Block one of the Yala National Park, considered to be the main tourism zone of Yala, would be closed from September 2 to...


Govt. to use drone technology for agriculture

Monday, 13 August 2018 14:02
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A special discussion regarding the use of drone technology in agriculture had taken place at the Natural Resources Manag...


Lankan among 999 terror suspects detained in Saudi

Monday, 13 August 2018 12:25
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Some 999 terror suspects from 40 nationalities, including one from Sri Lanka, detained in Saudi Arabia's intelligenc...


$39 million in Foreign Military Financing for Sri Lanka

Monday, 13 August 2018 12:07
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The U.S. Department of State announced today that it would provide approximately $39 million in Foreign Military Financi...


Activities of 'Ava' group: Police launch hotline number

Monday, 13 August 2018 11:30
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The police in Jaffna have introduced a special telephone number ‘076-6093030’ to complain on activities of t...


I will never enter politics: Sanga

Monday, 13 August 2018 10:19
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Former star cricketer Kumar Sangakkara confirmed that he will never enter politics despite varying opinions and speculat...


Female inmates launch protest at Welikada prison

Monday, 13 August 2018 09:45
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A group of female inmates of the Welikada prison are staging a protest on top of the roof of the prison, Police said. ...


People in North will not allow a return to violence: Anura Kumara

Monday, 13 August 2018 09:08
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JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake speaking in Kuruwita, Ratnapura on Saturday alleged that an unnecessary fear psychos...


Buying expensive chairs 'simple' for cash rich WPC: Chief Minister

Monday, 13 August 2018 08:40
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Chief Minister Isura Devapriya said it was nothing out of the ordinary for a rich governing body like the Western Provin...


55 MPs, mostly Govt. receive Rs. 200, 000 transport allowance

Monday, 13 August 2018 07:31
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Fifty-five legislators, mostly belonging to the ruling party, assigned to monitor the development projects, are given Rs...


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