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Sajin de Vass remanded till July 5

Monday, 27 June 2016 14:56

Former UPFA MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena, arrested by the CID on charges of forcibly obtaining Rs.30 million from a company owner, was remanded till July 5 when he was produced before Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya today. Police Media Division Ac..

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‘Virusara’ 2nd phase launched

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Cartoon of the day

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PRECIFAC quizzes MP Aluthgamage

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 11:25
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UPFA MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into serious acts of fraud, corruptio...


Still there are threats to our lives - Gota

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 10:52
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said yesterday that he had not been officially informed about replacing his ...


FCID to quiz Namal over Gowers law firm today

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 09:31
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UPFA parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa has been asked to report to the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) at 9...


Govt. to expedite signing of ETCA

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 09:19
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The Government has decided to expedite the signing of the proposed Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ECTA) ...


Nine Lankans held for bid to go to Australia

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 08:16
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Nine Sri Lankans were arrested at Tiruchendur, Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu today for allegedly planning to travel to Austral...


UNHR Chief to give update on progress made by SL on UNHRC resolution

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 01:03
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UN Human Rights High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein will update the UNHRC tomorrow on the progress made by the...


SCO hopes to work with SL to achieve common goals

Monday, 27 June 2016 20:54
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Ahead of the 15th anniversary of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), an inter-governmental grouping of Asian co...


SF to join UNP on Thursday

Monday, 27 June 2016 18:10
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Democratic Party (DP) Leader and Minister Sarath Fonseka is expected to obtain United National Party (UNP) membership on...


SriLankan suspends flights to Frankfurt, Paris

Monday, 27 June 2016 17:01
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SriLankan airlines today announced that it would suspend its flights to Frankfurt and Paris in October and November, 201...


Life expectancy of Sri Lankans increases

Monday, 27 June 2016 15:24
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The life expectancy -for both males and females-had increased since 2012 compared to 2001, the Department of Census and ...


CID arrests Sajin de Vass Gunawardena

Monday, 27 June 2016 13:48
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Former UPFA MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena was arrested by the CID today on charges of forcibly obtaining Rs. 30 million f...


Protest by mine workers at Kahatagaha

Monday, 27 June 2016 13:11
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Workers of a graphite mine in Kahatagaha have launched a protest inside the mine shaft over several demands including Rs...


Heavy traffic at Galle Face

Monday, 27 June 2016 12:21
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Heavy traffic was reported near Galle Face and the Lake House Roundabout due to a protest by the Ceylon Teachers Service...


Narcotics, tobacco, alcohol to be eradicated by 2020: MS

Monday, 27 June 2016 11:26
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The destruction of natural resources and all other components essential for the survival of living beings on earth by pe...


Couldn’t figure out ‘hopper theory’: MR

Monday, 27 June 2016 10:50
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Former president and Kurunegala District MP Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday that he couldn’t figure out the &lsqu...


All lands not occupied by forces to be released: Defence Secretary

Monday, 27 June 2016 10:02
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All the lands except the ones occupied for the purpose of security in North and East will be released while paying compe...


Uncertain global situation could last two years: CB

Monday, 27 June 2016 09:02
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The uncertain global economic situation triggered by Brexit could last for two years, and Sri Lanka could also be affect...


COPE to examine Central Bank transactions

Monday, 27 June 2016 08:41
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The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) will summon the authorities of the Central Bank on June 29 for an examination...


Yala Warden harassed for uncovering exertion of political pressure

Sunday, 26 June 2016 21:34
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Warden of the Yala National Park Suranga Rathnayake remains harassed and an unbearable amount of pressure is levelled on...


Cop killed in motorbike-tipper collision

Sunday, 26 June 2016 20:02
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A 48-year-old police officer attached to the Chunnakam Police died in an accident occurred this evening on Sangupiti Bri...


Over 30 dengue deaths, 20,000 cases to date

Sunday, 26 June 2016 16:39
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More than 20,000 dengue cases have been reported from all over the country for the past six months claiming 31 lives, th...


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