Video: Maithri allows Opposition to select their leader

Monday, 31 August 2015 11:44

National Freedom Front (NFF) Leader Wimal Weerawansa today said President Maithripala Sirisena has allowed Opposition MPs to appoint the Opposition Leader.

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UPFA allies to form new party: Gammanpila

Monday, 31 August 2015 15:12
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Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) General Secretary Udaya Gammanpila said today several constituent parties of the United Peo...


FR challenging UPFA national list fixed for support

Monday, 31 August 2015 14:26
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A Fundamental Rights petition filed by the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP) challenging the UPFA national list, was fixed ...


Saudi fire: Embassy checking on casualties

Monday, 31 August 2015 12:44
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Officials of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Saudi have been directed to check whether any Sri Lankan employees had been affec...


Video: No offence transpired against KP: AG

Monday, 31 August 2015 11:04
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The Attorney General today informed the Appeal Court that so far no offence has transpired against Kumaran Padmanadan (K...


Vaiko, Ramadoss oppose India gifting ship to SL

Monday, 31 August 2015 09:45
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Opposing the gifting away of a Indian Coast Guard ship to Sri Lanka, MDMK chief Vaiko said it was a "betrayal"...


President to make special statement

Monday, 31 August 2015 09:04
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The inaugural session of the eighth Parliament will begin tomorrow at 9.30 am. Afterwards, United National Party (UNP) M...


SLFP to help rectify anomalies

Monday, 31 August 2015 06:43
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The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) led by President Maitripala Sirisena has decided to look into the shortcomings that m...


Video: Ranil stops demolition of old buildings in City

Sunday, 30 August 2015 21:59
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has ordered the Urban Development Authority (UDA) to stop demolishing old buildings ...


Hit and run vehicle kills leopardess in Yala

Sunday, 30 August 2015 21:49
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The carcass of a young female leopard was found inside the Yala National Park reportedly a victim of another hit and run...


It's up to Mayadunne to decide: JVP

Sunday, 30 August 2015 19:50
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today there was some doubt about former Auditor General Sarathchandra Mayadunne...


Kandy Diayawadana Nilame; election on Sep 8

Sunday, 30 August 2015 17:45
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The Buddha Sasana and Religious Affairs Ministry said the election of the new Diyawadane Nilame of the Kandy Sri Dalada ...


Australian Naval Ship in Colombo

Sunday, 30 August 2015 16:19
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The Australian Naval Ship HMAS “Melbourne” arrived at the port of Colombo yesterday on a goodwill visit. ...


Oppon. must select opposition leader: Wimal

Sunday, 30 August 2015 15:16
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President Maithripala Sirisena should not appoint the Opposition Leader but it should be based on the consent of the ...


Man hacked to death in Opanayake

Sunday, 30 August 2015 13:49
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A 46-year-old man was hacked to death at Akarella in Opanayake early this morning, Police said. ...


Golden opportunity for SL refugees in India to return: OfERR

Sunday, 30 August 2015 09:56
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Given the prevailing political situation in Sri Lanka, the time has come for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu to ...


Three killed in accident

Sunday, 30 August 2015 09:39
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Three persons including two women died when a lorry fell into a precipice at Pahala Naragala area in Bulathsinhala on th...


Omanthai checkpoint removed

Saturday, 29 August 2015 19:45
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The military checkpoint at the Omanthai in Vavuniya has been removed with effect from today (29), officials said. &...


Showers expected in Western and Sabaragamuwa Provinces

Saturday, 29 August 2015 15:27
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The Meteorology Department said today showers could be expected in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, southern and central provi...


Sri Lankan killed in car crash in New Zealand

Saturday, 29 August 2015 13:16
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A 44-year-old Sri Lankan named Pradeep Edirisinghe died in a two-car crash near Riversdale in Southland, New Zealand yes...


JVP’s Mayadunne to resign?

Saturday, 29 August 2015 12:56
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Authoritative sources confirm that JVP National List MP Sarathchandra Mayadunne is due to resign from his position as MP...


Smuggling of 40 M USD: couple barred from leaving country

Saturday, 29 August 2015 11:22
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Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya yesterday (28) ordered the Controller of Immigration and Emigration to ban the...


Karunanidhi condemns U.S. stand on Sri Lanka

Saturday, 29 August 2015 10:03
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The U.S. government’s decision to support the new Sri Lankan government’s plans for a local inquiry into all...


No glitches at BOC in Seychelles

Saturday, 29 August 2015 09:44
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Bank of Ceylon Chairman Ronald Perera said yesterday the Seychelles branch of the BOC was functioning smoothly and there...


Making candidates account for campaign funds a must during polls: PAFFREL

Saturday, 29 August 2015 07:26
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Local election watchdog People's Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) yesterday said strict election laws sh...


Lankan tourist attacked by orangutan

Friday, 28 August 2015 21:56
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A Sri lankan national now domiciled in New Zealand was hospitalised after being bitten on the knee by an orangutan while...


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