Sampanthan proposes 3 to 5 regions

Thursday, 3 September 2015 23:25

Newly appointed Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan, in his address to Parliament, said Sri Lanka should have ‘three to five regions’ with maximum power devolved to them taking a good example from India as the giant neighbour to resolve the Tamil national question.

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Gota, Duminda at PRECIFAC again

Friday, 4 September 2015 11:04
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Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, former MP Duminda Silva and seven others arrived this morning at the Presidential ...


Bimal nominated for JVP national list

Friday, 4 September 2015 09:14
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JVP’s Bimal Rathnayake is to be appointed as the JVP national list MP after the resignation of S. Mayadunne yester...


Will hand over KP to India for any probe: John

Thursday, 3 September 2015 21:38
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Former minister John Amarathunga said the government will be compelled to hand over former chief international arms proc...


CBK meets Modi

Thursday, 3 September 2015 21:20
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Former President of Sri Lanka, Ms. Chandrika Kumaratunga Bhandaranaike called on the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi t...


More than 100,000 letters in toilet pit

Thursday, 3 September 2015 20:18
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A large number of letters including airmail, ordinary letters, post cards and propaganda material of politicians who con...


Parliament passes bigger Cabinet

Thursday, 3 September 2015 19:18
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A proposal to increase number of ministers in the Government has been passed in Parliament with 143 voting for and 16 ag...


Marvan resigns

Thursday, 3 September 2015 18:44
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Marvan Atapattu has resigned from the post of Head Coach of the Sri Lanka Cricket Team, the SLC said in a statement. ...


Ex JMO writes to Magistrate on Thajudeen’s autopsy

Thursday, 3 September 2015 16:19
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Ex Colombo JMO Prof. Ananda Samarasekera alleged that the present JMO had intimidated and pressurized doctors who conduc...


Video: Gota, Duminda grilled for 3 hrs; asked to appear tomorrow too

Thursday, 3 September 2015 14:57
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, former MP Duminda Silva and two others have been questioned by the Presiden...


Court allows Tiran to leave country

Thursday, 3 September 2015 14:01
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Colombo Fort Magistrate today permitted former MP Tiran Alles to leave the country for a period of one month from Septem...


Speaker approves proposal to increase Cabinet

Thursday, 3 September 2015 11:56
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya accepted the proposal made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to increase the number of mini...


JVP MP Mayadunne resigns

Thursday, 3 September 2015 10:07
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JVP National List MP Sarathchandra Mayadunne resigned from his MP post a short while ago after making a special statemen...


Sampanthan new opposition leader

Thursday, 3 September 2015 09:55
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya informed parliament that TNA leader R. Sampanthan was recognized as opposition leader in parliam...


Gota, Duminda at PRECIFAC

Thursday, 3 September 2015 09:50
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, former MP Duminda Silva and seven others have been summoned to the Preside...


Mayadunne to resign today

Thursday, 3 September 2015 09:08
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JVP National List MP Sarathchandra Mayadunne has decided to resign from his MP post today. ...


Cabinet size increase: Debate today

Thursday, 3 September 2015 06:48
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A resolution calling for the enlargement of the Cabinet in the proposed ‘national unity government’ will be ...


Ranil orders probe on leopardess

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 21:30
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had ordered the Wildlife Director General H. D Ratnayake to carry out an investigati...


Coca-Cola fiasco: GMOA says country lacks toxicologists

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 20:05
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The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) today said that there were not enough specialists in the country to a...


MR’s good and bad: Prof. Wijesooriya

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 18:38
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Former President and former SLFP Chairman Mahinda Rajapaksa, who rendered a yeoman service by ending the war, did a seri...


Won’t stop my journey: Maithri

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 18:29
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President Maithripala Sirisena today said he won’t stop his journey though it might be a steady and slow one. ...


CBK to meet Modi in Delhi this week

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 16:17
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Former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga, who played a key role in engineering the electoral defeat of former L...


Kaushal reported with suspected illegal bowling action

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 14:10
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Sri Lanka off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal has been reported with a suspected illegal bowling action during the third Test a...


Premier to visit India

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 13:54
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India and Sri Lanka are working to fix the dates for Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to make New Delhi his first for...


FR case against national list

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 12:35
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General Secretary of Sri Lanka Communist Party DEW Gunasekara today filed a Fundamental Rights Petition in the Supreme C...


Protest against paddy storing in MRIA

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 12:17
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A group of people staged a protest at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) this morning against the Paddy Mark...


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