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Laws soon to ban animal sacrifices

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 04:50

The Ministry of Rehabilitation, Resettlement, Prison Reforms and Hindu Religious Affairs is expected to submit a Cabinet paper next week seeking to introduce legislation banning all forms of animal sacrifices at Hindu temples. The Hindu Religious and Cultural..

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Cleaning up after the floods

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:29
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Cartoon of the day

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 03:55
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Customs donate Rs.2mn worth Sandalwood to ADC

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 16:48
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Sri Lanka Customs today donated Rs.2 million worth of confiscated sandalwood logs to the Ayurvedic Drugs Corporation (AD...


Customs donate Rs.2mn worth Sandalwood to ADC

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Sri Lanka Customs today donated Rs.2 million worth of confiscated sandalwood logs to the Ayurvedic Drugs Corporation (AD...


I wasn’t under the influence of liquor: Herath

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 16:29
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While rejecting allegations that he was under the influence of liquor at the time of Monday’s accident in Rajagiri...


Kalu Ganga, Nilwala Ganga water levels rising

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 16:03
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The water levels in the Kalu Ganga, Nilwala Ganga and Attanagalu Oya are rising as a result of the heavy rains in severa...


Norway to support SL policies for reform, reconciliation

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 14:45
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Norway wants to support the Sri Lankan government’s policies for reform and reconciliation, State Secretary at the...


Weeratunga reports to FCID

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 14:18
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Former presidential secretary Lalith Weeratunga reported to the Financial Crime Investigation Division (FCID) this morni...


Road accident: Herath arrested; granted bail

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 13:05
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Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Propaganda Secretary Vijitha Herath was arrested by the Welikada Police after his vehicl...


Norwegian Foreign Ministry secretary arrives

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 12:01
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Tore Hattrem, State Secretary of the Norwegian Foreign Affairs Ministry, arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airpo...


Nissanka Senadhipathi at FCID

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:30
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Avant Garde Maritime Security Services Chairman Nissanka Senadhipathi arrived at the Financial Crime Investigation Divis...


Shaminda Eranga reported for suspect bowling action

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 10:55
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Sri Lanka fast bowler Shaminda Eranga has been reported with a suspect bowling action during the second Test against Eng...


EU to revise its development strategy for SL

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 08:18
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The European Union (EU) is in close consultation with the Sri Lankan Government, currently in the process of revising it...


President warns negligent public officials

Monday, 30 May 2016 22:58
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President Maithripala Sirisena today warned that strict action will be taken against relevant government officials in th...


Vijitha Herath testifies in case against ex-DLB chairman

Monday, 30 May 2016 21:46
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JVP parliamentarian Vijitha Herath testifying at the trial against the Development Lotteries Board's former chairman...


Aranayake search operations continue

Monday, 30 May 2016 18:49
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Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe said today search operations in Aranayake would continue and rejected reports that the...


Vehicle price hike to avoid unwanted buyers: John

Monday, 30 May 2016 17:35
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Tourism Minister John Amaratunga today said the Government was compelled to increase vehicle prices because it would red...


Vajira denies appointing Palpita to Home Affairs Ministry

Monday, 30 May 2016 16:49
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Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena today denied having any hand in the appointment of Telecommunications Regulator...


Security forces lift boycott on EP CM; MOD

Monday, 30 May 2016 15:20
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The Ministry of Defence (MOD) said today it had revoked the decision taken by the three armed forces to boycott any publ...


Writ petition against KP on July 05

Monday, 30 May 2016 14:29
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The Court of Appeal today fixed to be mentioned on July 25 the Writ petition filed by Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) se...


Grade One applications opened

Monday, 30 May 2016 13:41
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Applications, for admissions to Grade One in the Government schools for 2017, have been called today by the Education Mi...


GMOA seeks urgent meeting with President

Monday, 30 May 2016 13:24
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The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has today written to President Maithripala Sirisena requesting him fo...


French tourist and guide arrested on abuse charges

Monday, 30 May 2016 12:06
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A 66-old-French tourist and his Sri Lankan guide were arrested by the Ambalangoda Police yesterday on charges of abusing...


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