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British rugger players death: Police question trishaw drivers

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 06:28

The Fort Police questioned several trishaw drivers in connection with the deaths of two British rugger players, after a visit to a nightclub in Colombo. Police are hoping to identify and arrest the trishaw driver, who is believed to have given brown sugar nar..

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‘Methsanda Sevana’ vested with public

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Cartoon of the day

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HYPNOTIK IN SRI LANKA

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SLFP breakaway group pledge support to JO

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The 16-member Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) group that broke away from the government called on former President Mahind...


Adverse weather: Death toll rises to 13

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 22:01
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The number of deaths reported due to prevailing adverse weather conditions had increased to 13 by this evening. ...


Showers to peak tomorrow

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The showery conditions in the South Western parts of the island were expected to peak tomorrow with the start of the Sou...


People in downstream of Kalu Ganga asked to evacuate

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Disaster Management Centre (DMC) advised People in downstream areas in Kalutara and Ratnapura Districts to evacuate to s...


48-hour railway strike on June 6 midnight

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 20:43
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The Railway Trade Unions Alliance (RTUA) said today it would launch a 48-hour strike from June 6 midnight, urging the re...


Kalu Ganga reaches spill level: Be on alert -DMC

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 19:40
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People in downstream areas in Kalutara and Ratnapura District were advised to be on alert as the water level in Kalu Gan...


UNP MP Navavi resigns

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 19:17
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United National Party (UNP) National list MP M .H. M. Navavi resigned from his post today. ...


President to appoint committee to review S'pore FTA: GMOA

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 19:01
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President Maithripala Sirisena had agreed to appoint an economic committee headed by Chief Economist Prof. Lalith Samara...


An ex-President shouldn’t debate with a Minister: JO

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 17:41
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Joint Opposition (JO) MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage today said they won’t allow former President Mahinda Rajapaksa t...


Tree falls injuring one at Technical Junction

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 16:27
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A man was injured after a tree fell on to his motorbike at Technical Junction in Maradana a short while a...


Heavy traffic in Town Hall

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 15:10
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Heavy traffic was reported today in Town Hall due to a protest being carried out by a group of Sabaragamuwa University s...


Viral flu in South: Closure of pre and primary schools extended

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 15:02
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All preschools in the Southern Province will remain closed till June 4 while the primary section of other schools in eig...


Fulfill promises instead of having debates: Namal to Mangala

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 13:15
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Joint Opposition MP Namal Rajapaksa yesterday urged Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera to focus on fulfillin...


Power failure: Working to restore: CEB

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 12:44
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Electricity supply in the Katunayaka, Bolawatte, Pannala, Chillaw, Anuradhapura and Maho had been disrupted due to failu...


Kaduwela-Biyagama Bridge restricted for traffic

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 12:01
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The vehicular movements along the Kaduwela-Biyagama main bridge were restricted due to a high risk situation, Road Devel...


Weather to worsen, death toll rises to ten

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 11:14
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The prevailing weather condition will worsen in the South-Western parts of the country, the Meteorology Department today...


Kerosene sales down 400% with price hike: Minister

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 10:02
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Kerosene sales have declined by a whopping 400 percent since the removal of the kerosene subsidy this month, indicating ...


Viral disease in South under control: Dr. Jasinghe

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 09:31
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While stating that the prevailing viral disease in the Southern Province had been under control, Director General of Hea...


Mangala says 49, 000 new tax files opened in April

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 08:13
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Sri Lanka’s Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has opened 49,000 new tax files in April with the New Inland Revenue A...


Rs. 2379 mn collected as fines for traffic offences last year

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 03:33
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A revenue of Rs. 2379 million had been collected and credited to the consolidated fund by the Police as fines from traff...


Government targets US $ 2.7bn FDI this year: Malik

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 02:55
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The government’s target is to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) worth US $ 2.7 billion this year, Developmen...


Mahendran played key role in signing FTA: Dayasiri

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 23:10
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SLFP MP Dayasiri Jayasekara alleged today that former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran, who was in Singapore, had ...


Mullivaikkal Remembrance Day: NUTA unhappy about Jaffna undergrads involvement

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 20:36
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The National University Teachers' Association (NUTA) today registered their protest with the Jaffna university autho...


SLC raises salaries of national players

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The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has raised the wages of national players by 34 per cent for the period of 2018/19, following...


Mangala invites MR for public debate on national debt

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 16:45
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Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said today that he would like to invite former President Mahinda Rajapaksa for a pu...


Finance Ministry Ad on Crude Oil: JO to refer matter to COPA

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 15:35
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The joint opposition said today it was hoping to request the Committee on Public Accounts (COPA) to summon the Finance M...


CMC employee injured in accident

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 13:24
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An employee of the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) was hospitalised when he fell into an elevator shaft at the Municipal...


IP Rangajeewa and Lamahewa re-remanded

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Police Narcotic Bureau Inspector Neomal Rangajeewa and Prisons Department Commissioner Emil Ranjan Lamahewa, who were in...


12.5% bus fare hike from midnight; Rs.12 for the first segment

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 12:26
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The Cabinet has approved a 12.5% bus fare hike with the fare Rs. 12 for the first segment of the journey with effect fro...


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Husband smacks driver of hearse transporting wife’s body

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An incident where the husband of a dead woman had assaulted the driver of the hearse carrying her body and the driver lo...


Man used son as shield while dealing drugs

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Thief, attacked by bees, made a hasty retreat minus his sarong

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