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Gnanasara Thera spoke up for the country: Kotte Maha Sangha Sabha

Monday, 20 August 2018 23:51

In a letter to President Maitripala Sirisena with regard to the imprisonment of Bodu Bala Sena general secretary Ven. Galagodaathte Gnanasara Thera, the Mahayanayake of the Kotte chapter of the Siyam Nikaya, the Most Ven. Ittapane Dhammalankara Thera has highl..

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4,000 graduates absorbed to state service

Monday, 20 August 2018 23:13
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Cartoon of the day

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 07:29
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Launch of Huawei nova 3 and nova 3i

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 13:07

Police use tear gas at IUSF protest

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 15:01
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Police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse the protesting university students outside the University Grants Commi...


Ward place blocked due to protest

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 14:25
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Ward Place in Colombo was blocked as a result of a protest staged by the University Students outside the University Gran...


Customs seize 18 tons of Beedi Leaves in containers

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 14:18
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Sri Lanka Customs Preventive Mega-Port Surveillance Unit today detained two containers with 18 tons of Beedi Leaves wort...


MR's brother Chandra Rajapaksa passes away

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 13:42
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Chandra Tudor Rajapaksa, one of the brothers of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, passed away at the age of 70&nb...


Missile attack launched at Presidential Palace in Kabul

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 12:32
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At least a dozen missiles have been fired in Kabul, with some targeting the Presidential Palace and diplomatic zone in t...


Special high court to hear fraud cases, declared open

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 12:04
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The first special High Court established to hear financial fraud and corruption cases, was declared open by Justice and ...


Australian prime minister survives leadership challenge

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 11:00
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a leadership challenge by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Tues...


IP, two constables arrested over robbery

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 09:53
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A Police Inspector (IP) and two police constables have been arrested by the STF this morning in connection with an alleg...


Japanese naval ship arrives in Trinco

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 08:38
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Japanese naval ship “Ikazuchi” arrived at the Trincomalee port yesterday for a three-day  good will vis...


PM not satisfied with govt.'s performance in employment generation

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 07:18
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said the government’s performance with regard to employment generati...


Govt. won't build power plants in future: Dr. Batagoda

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 04:36
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As a matter of state policy, the government will not build any power plants in the future but will provide facilities to...


Radio dramas insult to Buddhism: MR

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 02:32
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said it was regrettable that an organization headed by the daughter of former prime m...


Japanese Defence Minister arrives

Monday, 20 August 2018 23:39
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Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera arrived here a short while ago on a two-day official visit. This marks the fi...


Minister Musthapha travels to Dubai for do-or-die talks with the ICC

Monday, 20 August 2018 19:22
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With a little more than four months left before an International Cricket Council (ICC) deadline to hold Sri Lanka cricke...


Prison riot: 11 injured, 52 inmates transferred

Monday, 20 August 2018 18:35
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A tense situation was reported from the Welikada Prison this evening after clashes erupted between Prison officials and ...


28 arrested at DJ party in Mt Lavinia

Monday, 20 August 2018 15:36
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At least 28 people, including a female, participating in a DJ party at a beach hotel in Mount Lavinia, were arrested on ...


MR can file FR if wishes to contest Presidential Election: Gammanpila

Monday, 20 August 2018 15:14
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa could file a Fundamental Rights (FR) petition in the Supreme Court to obtain its opin...


Keith Noyahr Incident: CID submits MR’s statement to Court

Monday, 20 August 2018 14:26
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The statement recorded from former President Mahinda Rajapaksa over the abduction and assault of journalist Keith Noyahr...


Rs.25, 000 fine for violating level crossing signals

Monday, 20 August 2018 12:53
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Laws had already been drafted to fine Rs. 25,000 from drivers who violated railway level crossing signal, Transport Mini...


Pentagon’s annual report to Congress on China made references to H’tota port

Monday, 20 August 2018 11:30
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“Countries participating in Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) could develop economic dependence on Chinese capital, w...


Need to galvanize SL-Pakistan ties in all spheres: PM Khan

Monday, 20 August 2018 11:02
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Newly elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan has highlighted the need to galvanize bilateral relations with...


11 fishermen missing in Hikkaduwa seas

Monday, 20 August 2018 10:24
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At least eleven fishermen went missing after their fishing boat met with an accident off the Hikkaduwa seas yesterday mo...


Fourth phase of E01 by 1st quarter of 2019

Monday, 20 August 2018 09:28
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The fourth phase of the Southern Expressway (E01) project, which spans from Andarawewa to Hambantota via Mattala, would ...


Buddha statue at CMC removed: Ven Omalpe Sobitha, Mayor refutes claim

Monday, 20 August 2018 08:39
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The Chief Sanga Nayaka of the Southern Province Venerable Omalpe Sobitha Thera yesterday alleged that the Buddha statue ...


Prisons Officers get death threats: Thalatha

Monday, 20 August 2018 07:36
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Some Officers in the Ministry of Prisons had received death threats after the Minister took steps to rid the prisons of ...


PC Elections under old system ?

Monday, 20 August 2018 05:34
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The Elections Commission is in the process of exploring the legal possibility of conducting the Elections for the Provin...


Vajpayee helped SL in war against LTTE: Ranil

Sunday, 19 August 2018 19:48
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Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a "true friend" of Sri Lanka and had assisted the country in th...


President says looking forward to work closely with Imran Khan

Sunday, 19 August 2018 15:11
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While congratulating Imran Khan's election to office as the Prime Minister of Pakistan, President Maithripala Sirise...


Train fares up 15 % from October

Sunday, 19 August 2018 14:09
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Train ticket prices would be increased by 15% with effect from the October 1, the Railways Department said. ...


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Tuesday, 24 July 2018 11:20
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There were two bosom buddies who ate, drank and went on trips together. But sadly, they also got addicted to heroin toge...


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Authorised tour guides in Sigiriya expressed concern about constant clashes between them and the Chinese touts, and they...


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