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‘Go back Maithri,’ LTTE protesters demand in London

Thursday, 19 April 2018 20:17

A group of LTTE supporters staged a protest outside the Commonwealth Summit premises in London today against President Maithripala Sirisena. Carrying placards and LTTE flags, the protesters demanded President Sirisena to go back to Sri Lanka. Some of the slo..

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Respecting the National Flag

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Cartoon of the day

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Ponds Au naturale look at CFW 2018

Thursday, 19 April 2018 14:27

15% import duty on Gold creates more room for smuggling: Bandula

Thursday, 19 April 2018 22:00
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The government’s decision to increase the import tax on Gold by 15% would only create more room for illicit ways t...


All Mirissa hoteliers ordered to obtain SLTDA registration

Thursday, 19 April 2018 20:48
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Minister Sagala Ratnayaka in a special meeting today instructed all hoteliers in Mirissa to strictly adhere to the regis...


Miguel Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's President

Thursday, 19 April 2018 19:12
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Cuba has confirmed that Miguel Diaz-Canel, a Communist Party loyalist, is to replace Raul Castro as president - bringing...


Ammonia gas tragedy: Factory manager arrested

Thursday, 19 April 2018 18:12
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The manager of the rubber factory in Bellapitiya, Horana was today arrested in connection with an incident where five pe...


Precise details of war hadn’t reached Europe, Geneva: Naseby

Thursday, 19 April 2018 18:05
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Lord Baron Naseby, member of the British House of Lords, met with President Maithripala Sirisena in London yesterday, an...


Work of British doctor at Karapitiya Hospital suspended

Thursday, 19 April 2018 17:30
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The British doctor who was performing heart surgeries at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital was suspended from work , pend...


May 1 holiday cancelled, May 7 declared as public holiday

Thursday, 19 April 2018 16:21
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The Government Information Department today officially announced the Public and Bank Holiday on May 1 had been cancelled...


UK ready to expand direct investment in Sri Lanka

Thursday, 19 April 2018 15:01
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Britain on Wednesday announced that it is ready for direct investments in Sri Lanka, while increasing the investments in...


UNP back benchers ask PM to appoint Mujibur Rahman as Dy. Speaker

Thursday, 19 April 2018 13:26
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A group of United National Party (UNP) back benchers had requested Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to appoint UNP MP...


Israeli tourists assaulted in Midigama: 4 arrested

Thursday, 19 April 2018 11:01
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A week after the assault on Dutch tourists in Mirissa, four suspects were arrested yesterday by the Weligama police over...


TUs to hold joint May Day rally on May 1: JTU

Thursday, 19 April 2018 10:45
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Trade unions will hold their joint May Day rally as usual on May 1, the Joint Trade Union (JTU) said condemning the gove...


Two spill gates of Anagamuwa Reservoir opened

Thursday, 19 April 2018 10:15
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Two spill gates of the Anagamuwa Reservoir were opened today due to rising water levels, Disaster Management Centre (DMC...


Parliament prorogued in keeping with tradition: Kiriella

Thursday, 19 April 2018 09:42
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Parliament was prorogued according to tradition with the proper procedures being followed, Leader of the House Minister ...


15 including 12 Lankans injured in Swiss road accident

Thursday, 19 April 2018 08:25
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Fifteen people including 12 Sri Lankans were injured when a bus carrying a group of Sri Lankan tourists crashed with two...


Schoolgirl, allegedly afflicted with stigmatized disease, offered national school

Thursday, 19 April 2018 07:48
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Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has offered national school admission to the schoolgirl from Ganemulla who wa...


Only President can win 2020: Duminda

Thursday, 19 April 2018 06:28
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The General Secretary of the SLFP Duminda Dissanayake yesterday said that he did not like to respond to the remarks made...


President stresses need for solidarity to eradicate poverty

Thursday, 19 April 2018 04:44
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Delivering the keynote speech at the Commonwealth Business Forum held in London, President Maithripala Sirisena highligh...


CHOGM related meeting cancelled due to British Parliament situ

Thursday, 19 April 2018 02:02
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President Maithripala Sirisena, who met a group of Sri Lankans in London, said political clashes were not only in Sri La...


Ready to continue Unity Govt.: PM tells Prelate

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 21:31
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe called on the Mahanayake Theras of Asgiriya and Malwathu Chapters and discussed the ...


Iranian Speaker arrives in SL

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 20:54
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Speaker of the Iran Parliament Ali Larijani and a delegation of 36 Iranian diplomats arrived in Sri Lanka this evening o...


Scrapping Presidency insane: Wijeyadasa

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 19:40
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Former Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said today only a person with an insane mind could propose to abolish the ...


Shooting at SAITM CEO: Municipal Councilor arrested

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 18:02
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Kaduwela Municipal Councilor Wilathgamuwage Don Aruna Lakmal Kushantha was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Depart...


If Constitution process stalled, Sampanthan’s Opp. leadership meaningless: Mano

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 17:47
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If new Constitution process was stalled permanently, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP R. Sampanthan’s holding of O...


15% import duty on Gold from last night

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 16:10
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Finance Ministry announced a 15 percent import duty on gold based on value from last night. ...


President delivers keynote address at C'wealth Business Forum

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 16:05
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President Maithripala Sirisena, who arrived in London to attend Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018, a...


Rtd. Major General Karunasekara re-remanded

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 15:30
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Former Military Intelligence Director and Chief of Staff of the Army, Major General (Retired) Amal Karunasekara was re-r...


Social media ban: Undue pressure from diplomats: President

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 15:19
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When the Sri Lankan Government took action to impose the curfew, banning the social media and declaring the State of Eme...


Met Dept. warns of severe thunderstorm, heavy showers for next 12 hours

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 14:42
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Thunderstorms accompanied by severe lightning and thunder can be experienced in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, Sout...


SL’s excellence in preserving mangroves to be felicitated at CHOGM

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 13:46
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Sri Lanka would be felicitated at the ongoing Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018 in London for excell...


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Man used son as shield while dealing drugs

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A man who was in the habit of peddling drugs on the pretext of taking his son to pre-school was nabbed by the police in ...


Thief, attacked by bees, made a hasty retreat minus his sarong

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A thief who had entered a poultry run in a Tea estate in Dumbara braving the rains to steal some fully grown fowls had t...


The woman's rage turned into laughter

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An interesting incident was reported from Pussellawa where a woman who burst into laughter when she saw the "thieve...


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