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Marapana Committee worse than Pitipana Committee: JVP

Saturday, 20 January 2018 10:37

JVP MP Sunil Hadunnetti said yesterday the appointing of a committee headed by Minister Tilak Marapana to recommend action in the event any UNPer was involved in the Central Bank bond scam was worse than appointing the Pitipana Committee to probe bond scam. H..

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Cartoon of the day

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Kataragama protestors tear gassed

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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...


Man killed in Kataragama police shooting

Sunday, 21 January 2018 09:30
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A 44-year-old motorcyclist was killed when police officers opened fire at him for allegedly refusing orders to stop the ...


Country’s economy no longer under UNP: President

Sunday, 21 January 2018 07:38
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The country’s economy would be managed by a the Economic Development Council headed by President Maithripala Siris...


JO asks president's sec. -Are the two bond reports the same

Saturday, 20 January 2018 18:22
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The joint opposition (JO) yesterday asked Presidential Secretary Austin Fernando to clarify whether the bond report that...


Singapore PM to sign FTA with SL during visit

Saturday, 20 January 2018 15:15
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Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong would visit Sri Lanka on January 22 on a three-day official visit, at the in...


Two hacked to death in Poddala

Saturday, 20 January 2018 12:51
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A 75-year-old man and his 65-year-old sister were found hacked to death inside a house at Wakwella, Poddala in Galle tod...


US shutdown begins as Senate fails to pass budget

Saturday, 20 January 2018 11:47
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The US government has begun a federal shutdown after the Senate failed to agree on a new budget, the BBC reported today....


US to grant Rs.183 mn to counter human trafficking in SL

Saturday, 20 January 2018 08:35
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The US government will grant more than Rs.183 million ($1.2 million) to counter human trafficking in Sri Lanka during th...


EC says no power to unseat elected candidates

Saturday, 20 January 2018 06:49
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Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said on Thursday he could do nothing about unseating a field officers o...


Indonesian President to visit Sri Lanka

Friday, 19 January 2018 23:24
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