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Three HC Judges appointed to special HC

Friday, 22 June 2018 14:56

Chief Justice Priyasath Dep has appointed three High Court Judges to hear cases in the country’s first special High Court to try high-profile financial fraud and corruption cases, the Department of Government Information today said. Its Director General..

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‘Explore Print Innovation’ launched

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Cartoon of the day

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Judicial Commissioner rejects Chandimal’s appeal

Saturday, 23 June 2018 08:49
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Judicial Commissioner Michael Beloff QC has dismissed Dinesh Chandimal’s appeal after he was found guilty of chang...


Are state banks performing their national duty, asks President

Saturday, 23 June 2018 07:01
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President Maithripala Sirisena expressed reservations yesterday over the huge profits recorded annually by state banks e...


We are still under MR, say 16 SLFP rebels

Saturday, 23 June 2018 06:16
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Member of the SLFP of 16 rebels, former Minister W.D.J Seneviratne, while dismissing alleged remarks made against the gr...


Transformed SL to an investment hub from a pariah state: PM

Saturday, 23 June 2018 05:10
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The ‘Yahapalana Government’ has been able to transform Sri Lanka from a debt-ridden, backward pariah state i...


Speaker names Constitutional Committee members

Friday, 22 June 2018 23:05
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Parliamentarians Chamal Rajapaksa, Rauff Hakeem and Vijitha Herath had been named to the newly-appointed committee to be...


PNB thwarts cocaine smuggling bid at BIA

Friday, 22 June 2018 22:01
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A 34-year-old Bolivian national who allegedly smuggled in cocaine weighing 11 kilogrammes using a novel method was taken...


Nansen Research vessel in SL to conduct surveys on marine resources

Friday, 22 June 2018 21:12
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The most advanced research vessel in the world, the Dr Fridtjof Nansen, arrived in Colombo to conduct surveys on fisheri...


Leopard killing: Court orders to arrest suspects

Friday, 22 June 2018 18:05
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The Kilinochchi Magistrate's Court today ordered the police to examine video clips of the incident where a leopard w...


Legal action against leopard killers: Wildlife Dept.

Friday, 22 June 2018 16:45
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While stating that the incident where irate villagers of Ambalakulam in Kilinochchi had killed a prowling leopard was a ...


Gnanasara Thera granted bail

Friday, 22 June 2018 15:16
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Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera, who was sentenced to one year rigorous impriso...


Two arrested with LTTE flag, uniform and bombs

Friday, 22 June 2018 14:03
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A uniform, a flag, bombs and several military types of equipment belonging to the LTTE were taken into police custody la...


Chandimal, Coach, Manager admit to breaching Level 3 offence

Friday, 22 June 2018 13:05
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Sri Lanka Captain Dinesh Chandimal, Coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and Manager Asanka Gurusinha have admitted to breaching...


Matara shooting: One cop dies, main suspect arrested

Friday, 22 June 2018 12:34
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One police officer who was injured during the gunfire exchange at Matara this morning, had succumbed to injuries at the ...


Gazette issued listing 14 LTTE members

Friday, 22 June 2018 12:08
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The Government has issued an extraordinary gazette on Wednesday listing 14 individuals as designated persons who have co...


Three policemen, two civilians injured in Matara shooting

Friday, 22 June 2018 11:22
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Three police officers and two civilians including a woman were injured during a gunfire exchange between the police and ...


Won’t allow dictatorship to emerge: President

Friday, 22 June 2018 10:25
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President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday said on January 8, 2015, the people of this country contributed to the cha...


30-year-old shot dead in Hikkaduwa

Friday, 22 June 2018 09:47
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A 30-year-old man was shot dead by two unidentified men arrived on a motorbike at Wewala Junction in Hikkaduwa this morn...


Golden opportunity to find new co-sponsor: HR activist

Friday, 22 June 2018 09:12
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Sri Lanka has the golden opportunity of finding a new co-sponsor and going in for an alternative and interim UN resoluti...


Film distributors unhappy bringing distribution under NFC

Friday, 22 June 2018 09:05
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The film distributors were vehemently against the abrupt decision to take the distribution of local films under the purv...


PTL's alleged money trading: 10,000 cheques perused

Friday, 22 June 2018 08:28
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Senior Deputy Solicitor General Haripriya Jayasundara, appearing for the CID, told the Fort Magistrate’s Court yes...


Govt. to introduce laws to waive taxes: Mangala

Friday, 22 June 2018 06:49
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The government will soon introduce new legislation -- in the form of an amendment to the Inland revenue Act -- to waive ...


Hold referendum on Sinhala-Tamil coexistence: Sritharan

Friday, 22 June 2018 04:45
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The government should hold a referendum to determine whether the Sinhalese and the Tamils were willing to coexist with e...


Compensation also for victims of 1988/89 violence: UNP

Thursday, 21 June 2018 22:14
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United National Party (UNP) MP Mujibur Rahman said today the Cabinet memorandum seeking compensation for war victims was...


Michael Belloff to hear Chandimal’s appeal on Friday

Thursday, 21 June 2018 21:24
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The ICC today confirmed that Chairman of the ICC Code of Conduct Commission, Michael Beloff QC, has been appointed as th...


Hambantota Port security handled by SL Navy: Minister

Thursday, 21 June 2018 20:49
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Security in the Hambantota Port, the proposed industrial zone and other land areas coming under the purview of the Hamba...


Former regime was hostile towards India: Amaraweera

Thursday, 21 June 2018 20:19
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Agriculture Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said today the country had to face various issues under the previous regime beca...


GMOA tells Wijeyadasa: Issue gazette abolishing SAITM

Thursday, 21 June 2018 19:30
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The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) today requested Higher Education Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapaksh...


Low pressure water supply in Colombo

Thursday, 21 June 2018 18:40
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The National Water Supply and Drainage Board today said the water supply to all areas in Colombo Municipality will be at...


Protesting workers entitled to only part of salary: PMG

Thursday, 21 June 2018 18:21
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The postal workers who reported for duty will only be paid the salary for the month of June and those who continue to en...


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