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Rs.1.2 Bn profit by SAITM by devious means: JVP

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 18:39

Monetary rewards and politics had resulted in the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) earning an illegal profit more than Rs.1.2 billion, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP)said today. JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said this after l..

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PM at 47th World Economic Forum

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 21:40
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Cartoon of the day

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Omanthai army camp, checkpoint removed: Vavuniya GA

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 22:15
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Vavuniya Government Agent M.B.R. Pushpakumara said today the Omanthai Army Camp and Checkpoint on the A-9 Road had been ...


GSP+: We rejected certain EU requests: Lakshman Yapa

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 21:25
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The European Union (EU) had made certain requests to be met, which Sri Lanka could not agree under any circumstances-suc...


Underworld figure shot dead in Athurugiriya

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 20:35
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A 34-year-old underworld figure, Tranil Bandara Dharmasiri known as Banda, was shot dead in Athurugiriya town a short wh...


Board of directors of Lanka Coal Company sacked

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 18:48
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The Board of directors of the Lanka Coal Company including its Chairman Maithri Gunaratna was removed by Power and Renew...


Delimitation reported handed over

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 17:44
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Provincial Councils and Local Government Minister Faizer Mustapha said the much-delayed Delimitation Committee's rep...


Air Force officer arrested at BIA

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 17:10
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A SLAF Flight Lieutenant was today arrested by Customs officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), when at...


JO to take H’tota violence to foreign missions

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 15:17
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Both criminal and civil laws had been violated  by IGP Pujith Jayasundara during the Hambantota Protest and it woul...


Canada upholds deportation of LTTE fundraiser

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 14:52
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An alleged fundraiser for Tamil rebels who has been fighting deportation from Canada for more than two decades has lost ...


Lottery ticket price reversed to Rs. 20

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 14:29
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The controversial lottery price issue had come to an end a short while ago as President Maithripala Sirisena had instruc...


Musaeus auditorium fire an act of arson

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 13:40
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The fire that broke out at the Musaeus College auditorium in November was determined as an act of arson, sources at the ...


MH370 underwater search for missing plane suspended

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 12:17
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The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been suspended nearly three years after it vanished without a...


Another NFF MP at FCID

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 11:39
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National Freedom Front (NFF) MP Padma Udaya Shantha arrived at the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) this m...


Lankan arrested after arriving in TN by illegal ferry

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 11:06
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A 27-year-old Sri Lankan was arrested at Arichal Munai, 15 km from Tamil Nadu on Monday after he arrived by an illegal f...


Controversial FB page takes down Pix of underage girls

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 07:57
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The controversial Facebook page which had published pictures of young girls and lured viewers who were sexually attracte...


Last man to walk on Moon, dies aged 82

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 07:36
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US astronaut Gene Cernan - the last man to walk on the Moon - has died aged 82. America's space agency Nasa said it ...


Tap water contaminated by sea water

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 06:02
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The prevailing drought has created a fresh problem as it has resulted in sea water getting into the water lines in some ...


Uva CM wants to claim compensation from Britain

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 04:07
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Uva Chief Minister Chamara Sampath Dasanayake said yesterday he had decided to claim compensation from the British gover...


Youth not interested in Politics, Parliament: EC

Monday, 16 January 2017 23:29
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The country's youth between the ages 16 to 30 years are not in favour of the present election system, casting of vot...


Coca-Cola interested in using SL as production hub

Monday, 16 January 2017 22:21
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The Asia Pacific heads of multinational Coca-Cola has expressed their willingness to develop Sri Lanka as a production h...


Income of richest 10% in SL increase by 15%

Monday, 16 January 2017 22:02
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The richest 10 per cent of the population in countries like Sri Lanka, China, India, Indonesia, Laos and Bangladesh have...


PM criticizes Ports Authority lawyers: JO

Monday, 16 January 2017 21:07
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has criticised the lawyers appearing for the Ports Authority in the case filed in th...


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