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China, Pakistan Ukraine, Russia, Israel supplied us arms: Gota

Friday, 24 February 2017 05:41

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said China, Pakistan, Ukraine, Russia and Israel were the countries that supplied military equipment in the fight against terrorism at that time whereas India helped immensely in the provision of training for the sec..

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Happy B'day Chamara!

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Cartoon of the day

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Proposed Coke factory will reduce water resources: MP

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The Coca Cola factory proposed to be established in Sri Lanka would further reduce the water resources which are already...


Katukurunda boat tragedy: Skipper arrested

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The skipper of the boat which capsized off the coast of Kaluthara a week ago was taken into custody today, Police said. ...


18 illegal migrants arrested in Negombo

Friday, 24 February 2017 10:38
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Eighteen Sri Lankans who attempted to migrate to New Zealand illegally were arrested in Negombo in a combined operation ...


Sigiriya toilets out of order; tourists asked to go to jungle

Friday, 24 February 2017 10:11
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Foreign tourists who visit Sigiriya are severely inconvenienced due to the overflowing of the septic tanks of the toilet...


Students banned from taking hankies into Parliament

Friday, 24 February 2017 09:23
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Parliamentary authorities have decided to prevent school children who visit the House from taking handkerchieves into th...


It is a strategic move: MR

Friday, 24 February 2017 09:03
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MP Wimal Weerawansa’s request that five members of the National Freedom Front (NFF) would function separately in P...


Wimal’s decision not to go behind MR commendable: PM

Friday, 24 February 2017 08:52
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday that he was happy to note the decision of the Jathika Nidahas Peramun...


Prof. Fonseka hospitalised

Friday, 24 February 2017 08:01
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President of Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC), Professor Carlo Fonseka was admitted to the National Hospital due to a br...


TNA will achieve purpose whatever happens at referendum: JO

Friday, 24 February 2017 06:51
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If the government opts for a Constitutional referendum, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will achieve its objectives re...


Pair of women's shoes auctioned off for Rs. 310,000

Friday, 24 February 2017 03:34
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A pair of women's slippers had been sold for Rs.310,000 yesterday (23) at an auction conducted by the Senehasa Educa...


Edu. Min. to remove ECA evaluation reports from schools

Friday, 24 February 2017 02:42
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The Education Ministry had taken a decision to do away with the Extra Curricular Activities (ECA) Evaluation report that...


Bond issue: Dispute over date of gazette notification

Thursday, 23 February 2017 23:44
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A dispute pertaining to the date of issue of the gazette notification concerning the Treasury Bond issue has led to the ...


Wimal can't form a new party: Dayasiri

Thursday, 23 February 2017 22:45
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National Freedom Front Leader Wimal Weerawansa has no right to form a new party to function independently, SLFP Minister...


CBK denies statement on military

Thursday, 23 February 2017 22:25
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The Office for National Unity and Reconciliation (ONUR) today categorically denied the response by Military Spokesman Br...


Ex-DIG Anura Senanayake to be quizzed by CID over abductions

Thursday, 23 February 2017 21:38
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The CID told a Colombo Magistrate today that their investigations into an incident of abduction of several persons by un...


ISAC will be held as planned: Lyceum

Thursday, 23 February 2017 20:32
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The International Schools Athletic Competition (ISAC) organised by the Lyceum International School will be held as plann...


SL Police after refugees who sheltered Snowden in Hong Kong

Thursday, 23 February 2017 19:43
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Sri Lankan asylum seekers living in Hong Kong fear they are being illegally pursued by police after sheltering the US wh...


Kith Noyahr assault: Magistrate orders identification parade

Thursday, 23 February 2017 18:47
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Kith Noyahr assault: Magistrate orders identification parade Three Army personnel including a Major attached to the Mili...


Wimal's request to act as separate entity: UPFA says will consider written appeal

Thursday, 23 February 2017 18:08
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UPFA General Secretary and Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said today that his party could consider JNP leader Wimal Weerawa...


GMOA’s TU action in the provinces on 4th day

Thursday, 23 February 2017 12:48
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The province-wise trade union action launched by the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) continued for t...


Rains coming again

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Showers are likely again from tomorrow, the Meteorology Department announced today. It said the showers may be expected ...


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Babi Achchi nabbed with heroin

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A female heroin-peddler known as Babi Achchi, had been arrested with 3,150 grams of heroin in Angulana yesterday, the Po...


Bride elopes while her groom stops vehicle to buy soft drink

Monday, 20 February 2017 08:06
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A bride had eloped with another young man when the bridegroom stepped into a wayside grocery to buy a bottle of soft dri...


Man fleeing from jumbo encounters 'ghost'

Thursday, 16 February 2017 09:58
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One fine night a person was returning home alone after attending a funeral home in the village. After hearing the sound ...


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