BMICH accident victim gets Rs.187 mn

Friday, 27 February 2015 10:57

The Colombo District Court today ordered the payment of Rs.187 million as compensation to Dr. Samitha Samanmali who was paralysed after an iron bar fell on her back during the MEDEX exhibition at the BMICH on February 15, 2008.

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Don’t resettle in North SL refugees from TN: JHU

Friday, 27 February 2015 20:00
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The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) said today it would oppose any move to resettle the Tamils who fled to India during the 1...


Video: SF's parliamentary seat: Respondents noticed

Friday, 27 February 2015 18:18
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The Court of Appeal today issued notice on the Respondents to the writ petition filed by General Sarath Fonseka on the r...


Bank officer’s body found in Hikkaduwa

Friday, 27 February 2015 17:29
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The body of a manager of a state bank in Galle was found lying on the beach in Hikkaduwa today, the police said. ...


Hotelier’s Killing: SSP, IP arrested

Friday, 27 February 2015 15:53
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Jaffna Division SSP W. P. Wimalasena was arrested today on charges of distorting the investigation into the killing of t...


President to visit UK on March 7

Friday, 27 February 2015 15:16
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President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to visit the United Kingdom on March 7, Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapaks...


SC stays P’ruppu, Maritime Pattu elections

Friday, 27 February 2015 14:29
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The Supreme Court today upheld a stay order which prevents the Puththukudiruppu and Maritime Pattu elections from being ...


China to be consulted on any project re-think-Mangala

Friday, 27 February 2015 13:41
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Sri Lanka will not make any decision on Chinese projects it is reviewing until it consults China, Foreign Minister Manga...


148 Kg of explosives found in Chavakachcheri

Friday, 27 February 2015 13:27
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Five parcels of explosives weighing 148 kilograms were found buried on a block of land in Chavakachcheri, Police said. ...


Two Lankans arrested for ATM card scam

Friday, 27 February 2015 12:28
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The Indian Police arrested eight persons including two Sri Lankans from whom several fake Automated Teller Machine (ATM)...


Video: Shashi granted bail

Friday, 27 February 2015 11:21
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Former minister Wimal Weerawansa’s wife Shashi was today released by the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court on...


Navy arrests 86 Indian fishermen

Friday, 27 February 2015 09:24
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Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 86 Indian fishermen last night on charges of illegally crossing the maritime border and poa...


Thajudeen’s death not an accident-Police

Friday, 27 February 2015 00:43
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The Police on Thursday said that the Judicial Medical Officer’s report into the mysterious death of former Haveloc...


13 principals told to submit Grade-5 admission details

Friday, 27 February 2015 00:41
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The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the Principals of 13 national schools including Colombo Royal College, Ananda Coll...


​Video: Sajin Vass jeered and hooted at Kosgoda

Thursday, 26 February 2015 23:27
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While former monitoring MP Sajin Vaas Gunawardene was speaking at the opening of a fuel station in Kosgoda, a group of U...


Minister urged to order fixing probe involving Indian player

Thursday, 26 February 2015 20:46
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Sports minister Navin Dissanayake has been urged to order a probe into a match-fixing incident involving an Indian playe...


Video: Probe on Tissa completed: IGP

Thursday, 26 February 2015 18:34
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Police Chief N.K. Illangakoon today said that investigations into allegations against former Minister Tissa Attanayake o...


Video: Police deliberately hounding small fries; Rajitha

Thursday, 26 February 2015 18:10
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Cabinet Spokesman and Health Minister Rajitha Senaratna today charged the Police was deliberately focusing action agains...


Former Ports Chairman grilled by CID

Thursday, 26 February 2015 17:44
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The former Ports Authority Chairman Priyath Bandu Wickrama had been summoned by the Criminal Investigation Department (C...


SL win by 92 runs

Thursday, 26 February 2015 17:06
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Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs in their World Cup Pool A match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground today. ...


Free Wi-Fi access for rail passengers

Thursday, 26 February 2015 16:37
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Railway passengers will be able to enjoy free Wi-Fi facilities at some 100 selected railway stations in the country by A...


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