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Motion filed against Prez's request to expedite SC ruling

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 15:09

A motion has been filed in the Supreme Court today by a lawyer against the request made by President Maithripala Sirisena asking the Chief Justice to expedite the court ruling on the dissolution of parliament. In his motion, the lawyer said such requests unde...

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Agriculture exhibition

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Cartoon of the day

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SLID Annual Directors Dinner

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Women for Justice files Quo Warranto seeking to unseat Ranil

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An organization identifying themselves as Women for Justice yesterday filed a petition in the Court of Appeal seeking a ...


SLSFTA’s effective date should be delayed: Bandula

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 17:10
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The effective date of the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA) should be postponed to ensure the removal of...


Lankan babysitter who abused two boys sentenced in Australia

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A Sri Lankan babysitter who sexually abused two seven-year-old boys in Perth, Australia has been sentenced to five-and-a...


Nalaka de Silva further remanded

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Former DIG of the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) Nalaka de Silva was further remanded till December 19 by Colomb...


All galleries in Parliament except for the press gallery closed

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 13:01
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Except for the press gallery, all other galleries in Parliament will be closed when the House takes up the confidence mo...


New website to complains about lost or stolen phones

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 11:51
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Sri Lanka Police today launched a website www.ineed.police.lk to lodge complaints about lost or stolen mobile phones, Po...


Five including three impersonators arrested for cheating O/L maths paper

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 09:51
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Three impersonators were arrested for sitting the G.C.E. Ordinary Level examination mathematics papers in Thihagoda, Tha...


Madras HC pulls up officer for deporting man to SL

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 08:29
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The Foreigners Regional Registration Officer (FRRO) is in the dock as the Madras high court has summoned him to personal...


Railways launches SMS alerts to prevent elephant collisions

Monday, 10 December 2018 22:55
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The Department of Railways today introduced an SMS hotline 070-4445454 to inform about locations of elephant herds on ra...


PM, ministers not removed; only functions suspended: GL

Monday, 10 December 2018 22:19
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The Court of Appeal's restraining order had only stopped the prime minister and the ministers from functioning in th...


Prez making bogus claims about 19A : JVP

Monday, 10 December 2018 21:00
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today the President’s claim that  19th  Amendment to the Consti...


ICC suspends Dananjaya after bowling action found to be illegal

Monday, 10 December 2018 20:22
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Sri Lanka’s off-spinner Akila Dananjaya has been suspended from international cricket with immediate effect after ...


Singapore FTA signed without proper consent: President

Monday, 10 December 2018 19:51
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The report of the Experts Committee appointed to look into the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA) has hig...


Prez will request CJ to deliver order soon: Wimal

Monday, 10 December 2018 18:40
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President Maithripala Sirisena will request Chief Justice Nalin Perera through the Attorney General to deliver the order...


Constitutional Coup - Massive protest rally on Dec.17

Monday, 10 December 2018 18:37
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UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today informed UNP MPs, provincial councillors and organizers that a mass protest rally ...


Failure to submit documents of death row inmates: Prez to launch probe

Monday, 10 December 2018 17:23
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President Maithripala Sirisena today said an investigation will be launched to look into the failures of several institu...


Museum in Los Angeles to present exhibition on Sri Lanka

Monday, 10 December 2018 16:25
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The first comprehensive survey of Sri Lankan art organized by a US museum-The Jewelled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka-would be...


Five injured in Modara shooting

Monday, 10 December 2018 15:42
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At least five persons including a woman were injured after two gunmen opened fire at them in Modara a short while ago, P...


Petition in CA on President’s state of mind

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A woman named Thakshila Lakmali Jayawardena filed a writ petition in the Court of Appeal (CA) today seeking an order dir...


Ranil won’t be PM even confidence motion passed: PHU

Monday, 10 December 2018 14:40
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United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe would not be appointed as the Prime Minster even if the confiden...


Ex-Malaysian PM Razak arrested, freed on bail

Monday, 10 December 2018 13:45
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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested by the country’s anti-graft agency over alleged “ta...


SL woman tortured and forced into prostitution in Bahrain

Monday, 10 December 2018 12:39
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A 36-year-old Sri Lankan housemaid in Bahrain has claimed that she was tortured and forced into prostitution for almost ...


FR petition against removal of Ranil as PM fixed for Jan 7

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A Fundamental Rights petition filed by Ven. Dambara Amila Thera against the removal of Ranil Wickremesinghe from premier...


Thilina Bandara Thennakoon joins UNP

Monday, 10 December 2018 10:35
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Former Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Central Province Minister Thilina Bandara Thennakoon today met with UNP Leader Ran...


FR petition against convening parliament

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A Fundamental Rights Petition was filed before the Supreme Court by a lawyer challenging Speaker Karu Jayasuriya's d...


Three men hacked to death in Ratnapura and Peradeniya

Monday, 10 December 2018 09:53
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Three men were hacked to death and another man was hospitalised in two separate incidents in Ratnapura and Peradeniya ye...


Drawing funds by ministry secretaries: UNP to question in the house

Monday, 10 December 2018 09:03
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UNF has handed over motions to the Secretary General of Parliament against Secretary to Prime Minister and secretaries o...


Ugly incident in parliament cannot be accepted:Thera

Monday, 10 December 2018 08:43
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Ven. Ittepane Dhammalankara Thera, the Mahanayake of the Kotte Parshwaya of the Kalyani Dharma Gree Maha Sanga Sabha tol...


Promotions, transfers of all govt. servants suspended

Monday, 10 December 2018 08:35
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All transfers and promotions in the Government service have been temporarily suspended. ...


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Our sister paper Lankadeepa on Thursday reported that 35 students of Paanama Sinhala Maha ...

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New wife unknowingly gave her husband a rag

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Bridegroom to be forgot to mention a 'tiny' detail

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His clandestine love affair revealed in unexpected manner

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Two brothers, aged 43 and 46, who allegedly robbed a man of Rs. 1800 after throwing chillie powder in his face wer...


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