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UN urges SL to rein in military, prosecute war crimes

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 15:17

Sri Lanka must rein in its military forces, prosecute war crimes committed during the long civil war with Tamil rebels and win the confidence of the Tamil minority, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Witnesses must be protected under an effective transitiona..

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Civil Defence Force clean up P’naruwa Mahiya River

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 14:56
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Cartoon of the day

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Eran dismisses reports on being appointed as the CB governor

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 22:34
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The Deputy Minister of Public Enterprise Development Eran Wickramaratne today dismissed reports cited that he would be a...


Gammanpila using politics to cover up his crime: JHU

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 21:33
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The Jathika Hela Urumaya said today that close associates of UPFA MP Udaya Gammanpila were attempting to spread rumours ...


Govt. must claim damages from Mahendran’s son-in-law: JVP

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 20:31
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The Government not only needs to remove the Central Bank Governor Arujuna Mahendran from his post but also should claim ...


Future party to be led by Mahinda Rajapaksa: Wimal

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 19:45
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If a new party was to be formed in the future, it would be under the leadership of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, N...


Sri Lanka ranked No.50 in HCI

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 18:00
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Sri Lanka is at No.50 in the worldwide Human Capital Index (HCI), which was launched today by the World Economic Forum (...


Govt. using Brexit as excuse to sign ECTA: GL

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 16:38
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The Government is attempting to expedite the signing of the Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ECTA) with In...


Won’t change decision to replace Gota’s military security: Def. Secy.

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 13:48
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Defence Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi said the decision taken by the Government, to replace the military security p...


Protest brings BIA to a standstill

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 13:22
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Flights in and out of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) came to standstill because of an ongoing protest by I...


28 injured in bus accident at Bogasthenna

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 12:13
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Twenty six passengers and the driver and the conductor of the SLTB bus they were travelling in were injured when the bus...


PRECIFAC quizzes MP Aluthgamage

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 11:25
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UPFA MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into serious acts of fraud, corruptio...


Still there are threats to our lives - Gota

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 10:52
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said yesterday that he had not been officially informed about replacing his ...


FCID to quiz Namal over Gowers law firm today

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 09:31
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UPFA parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa has been asked to report to the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) at 9...


Govt. to expedite signing of ETCA

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 09:19
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The Government has decided to expedite the signing of the proposed Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ECTA) ...


Nine Lankans held for bid to go to Australia

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 08:16
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Nine Sri Lankans were arrested at Tiruchendur, Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu today for allegedly planning to travel to Austral...


UNHR Chief to give update on progress made by SL on UNHRC resolution

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 01:03
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UN Human Rights High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein will update the UNHRC tomorrow on the progress made by the...


SCO hopes to work with SL to achieve common goals

Monday, 27 June 2016 20:54
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Ahead of the 15th anniversary of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), an inter-governmental grouping of Asian co...


SF to join UNP on Thursday

Monday, 27 June 2016 18:10
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Democratic Party (DP) Leader and Minister Sarath Fonseka is expected to obtain United National Party (UNP) membership on...


SriLankan suspends flights to Frankfurt, Paris

Monday, 27 June 2016 17:01
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SriLankan airlines today announced that it would suspend its flights to Frankfurt and Paris in October and November, 201...


Life expectancy of Sri Lankans increases

Monday, 27 June 2016 15:24
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The life expectancy -for both males and females-had increased since 2012 compared to 2001, the Department of Census and ...


Sajin de Vass remanded till July 5

Monday, 27 June 2016 14:56
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Former UPFA MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena, arrested by the CID on charges of forcibly obtaining Rs.30 million from a comp...


CID arrests Sajin de Vass Gunawardena

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Former UPFA MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena was arrested by the CID today on charges of forcibly obtaining Rs. 30 million f...


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