​President’s brother dies

Saturday, 28 March 2015 07:23

President Maithripala Sirisena’s brother, Priyantha Sirisena (40) who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Colombo following an axe attack, has succumbed to his injuries this morning, hospital sources said.

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Govt. can’t say whether Udayanga guilty or not: Dy. Minister

Saturday, 28 March 2015 09:26
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Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Ajith P. Perera said the Government was still not in a position to state whether former ...


​Russia, SL resolve standoff over stranded vessel

Saturday, 28 March 2015 08:26
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Moscow has paid off its debt to Sri Lanka’s port Colombo for the maintenance of the Russian research vessel, the A...


Some DPL passport holders asked to explain

Saturday, 28 March 2015 07:00
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The Defence and Urban Development Ministry is reviewing the issuance of DPL passports and have requested some of the DPL...


Doctors reattach school boy's severed forearm

Friday, 27 March 2015 23:30
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Colombo National Hospital Doctors have successfully re-attached a 15-year-old boy’s right forearm after it was sev...


Sri Lanka to go tough on player fitness

Friday, 27 March 2015 21:47
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Sri Lanka cricket coach Marvan Atapattu admitted that last year's hastily arranged five-match ODI series may have co...


Bribery Commission questions Keheliya

Friday, 27 March 2015 20:36
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Former Minister Keheliya Rambukwella was summoned by the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption ...


Lightning strike leaves one dead, two injured

Friday, 27 March 2015 19:40
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Lightning strikes have killed one man and left two others injured in Agalawatta, Pinnagoda today. ...


Priyantha Sirisena’s assaulter remanded

Friday, 27 March 2015 18:09
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Don Nishan Lakmal Haputhanthri, who was arrested on charges of assaulting President’s brother Priyantha Sirisena w...


'Evidence of mental illness' in Germanwings Co-pilot's house

Friday, 27 March 2015 17:52
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The Germanwings co-pilot who crashed his plane into a mountain killing himself and 149 people on board was receiving psy...


Malaka still can’t visit night clubs

Friday, 27 March 2015 17:41
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A Colombo Court while relaxing some of the bail conditions imposed on former minister Mervyn Silva’s son Malaka wi...


BC summons Wimal again

Friday, 27 March 2015 15:32
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Former Minister and National Freedom Front (NFF) Leader Wimal Weerawansa was summoned to the Bribery Commission (BC) tod...


SL contradicts Chinese claims on Port City

Friday, 27 March 2015 14:47
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Deputy External Affairs Minister Ajith P. Perera today dismissed the statement made by his Chinese counterpart yesterday...


FCID interrogates Ex-chief of defence staff

Friday, 27 March 2015 13:49
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Former Chief of Defence Staff Roshan Gunathilake was interrogated by the Police Financial Crime Investigation Division (...


Priyantha Sirisena in critical condition

Friday, 27 March 2015 13:29
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President Maithripala Sirisena’s brother, Priyantha Sirisena who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in...


​Dharmasena, Kettleborough umpires for WC final

Friday, 27 March 2015 12:29
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Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena and England’s Richard Kettleborough were today appointed on-field umpires for the...


Indian Naval vessels to reach SL for drill today

Friday, 27 March 2015 11:32
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Four Indian Navy vessels will arrive in Sri Lanka on Friday to hold a three-day training exercise for Lankan Navy person...


Balachandran Jeyakumari’s daughter released

Friday, 27 March 2015 11:09
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The Kilinochchi Magistrate yesterday ordered the release Balachandran Jeyakumari’s daughter Vibushika who was in t...


Briton dies while scuba diving

Friday, 27 March 2015 10:27
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A 29-year-old Briton drowned in the sea off Ettukala in Negombo yesterday while he was practicing to scuba dive, Police ...


New US Ambassador to SL nominated

Friday, 27 March 2015 09:52
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President Barack Obama has nominated an Indian-American, a former official at its Embassy in New Delhi, as the next US a...


​Electoral reforms: Decision within 10 days

Friday, 27 March 2015 01:20
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday said a decision on the new electoral system would be taken by political ...


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