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President tells PM: Give me strength to punish rogues

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 00:47

President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday made an appeal to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe asking him to give him the strength without weakening him so that he could punish the fraudsters concerned. He reminded that there was a saying that it was better t..

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Customs destroy 130,000 counterfeit items

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Action will be taken against Uva CM if guilty: SLFP

Monday, 22 January 2018 21:15
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Minister Susil Premajayantha today condemned the incident where Uva Chief Minister Chamara Dassanayaka is alleged to hav...


Ban on women buying alcohol: Swarna, 19 others file FR

Monday, 22 January 2018 20:22
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Twenty women petitioners including veteran actress Swarna Mallawarachchi had filed a Fundamental Rights petition in the ...


No mention of a Rajapaksa era bond fraud in the report: PHU

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The Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) today said the bond report had not made any reference to a Rs.4,000 billion worth of bo...


Underworld characters in this Govt: Mano Ganesan

Monday, 22 January 2018 17:54
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National Co-existence, Dialogue and Official Languages Minister Mano Ganesan said today there were those involved in und...


Singapore PM arrives in SL

Monday, 22 January 2018 16:35
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Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong arrived in Sri Lanka a short while ago on a three-day official visi...


American Center closed indefinitely

Monday, 22 January 2018 15:05
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The American Center in Colombo which is being operated by the US government will remain closed until further notice, the...


Singaporean PM’s visit: Several roads in Colombo closed

Monday, 22 January 2018 13:13
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Vehicle movement will be restricted in several roads between Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) and Colombo due to...


CEYPETCO bans sale of ‘Lanka Kerosene’

Monday, 22 January 2018 11:58
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The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CEYPETCO) today banned the distribution of the “ Lanka Kerosene Oil” (red ...


Kataragama chaos: 58 released on bail

Monday, 22 January 2018 10:40
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Fifty eight persons including 13 women who were arrested by the police yesterday for protesting in violent manner and un...


Two more footprints appear on Sri Paada rock

Monday, 22 January 2018 09:12
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The Maskeliya Police had requested the Commissioner General of Archaeology to conduct an archeological survey into a sec...


Economy stablished, Govt. to go on: PM

Monday, 22 January 2018 08:59
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The Government had given the green light for the Joint Venture formed by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) and China ...


All Opposition parties, sans JO, now in 'Yahapalana' Govt., says MR

Monday, 22 January 2018 08:32
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday claimed that while there was a yahapalana government in power there was a y...


'Sunset' for SAITM, 'Sunrise' for SLIIT

Monday, 22 January 2018 07:54
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Deputy Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva said yesterday that the government would close down the South Asian Institute of Tec...


IUSF to launch massive campaign against Govt. inaction over SAITM

Sunday, 21 January 2018 23:59
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The Inter-University Federation would hold a massive campaign in Colombo against the Government’s failure to imple...


Bond scam: Dappula sidelined from instituting legal action

Sunday, 21 January 2018 22:13
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Senior Additional Solicitor General Dappula de Livera, who investigated the Central Bank bond scam along with others, ha...


Entire Badulla under earth slip danger

Sunday, 21 January 2018 21:09
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The latest maps developed by the National Building Research Organisation on a scale of 1:10, 000 show more than 80 perce...


Ancient artefacts seized by Mihintale Police

Sunday, 21 January 2018 19:23
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Two ancient Buddha statues, three copper caskets, and three conch shells that had allegedly been dug up from a treasure ...


Kataragama protestors tear gassed

Sunday, 21 January 2018 17:10
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The Police a short while ago fired tear gas to disperse protesting people following yesterday's shooting incident in...


Forcing a Principal to kneel: President directs IGP to probe

Sunday, 21 January 2018 13:53
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President Maithripala Sirisena had directed IGP Pujith Jayasundera to hold an inquiry into incident in which Uva Provinc...


CID probing Kataragama shooting: Arrested cop remanded till Jan. 30

Sunday, 21 January 2018 13:15
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A Police Constable who was arrested over the shooting incident in Kataragama was remanded till January 30, after being p...


Uva CM steps down as Education Minister

Sunday, 21 January 2018 10:57
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Uva Province Chief Minister Chamara Sampath Dassanayake said he would step down from the Post of Provincial Education Mi...


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