JHU withdraws from UPFA

Sunday, 5 July 2015 13:25

Jathka Hela Urumaya (JHU) said today that it had decided to withdraw from the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) and was to contest the forthcoming General elections from a separate platform pushing for good-governance and democracy.

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JVP claims the greatest political betrayal

Sunday, 5 July 2015 18:03
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President Maitripala Sirisena made the greatest political betrayal in recent political history by agreeing to give nomin...


MEP to contest with the UPFA

Sunday, 5 July 2015 15:16
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Dinesh Gunawardena led Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP) today announced that it would contest the forthcoming general elec...


Sanga among Royal Box guests at Wimbledon

Sunday, 5 July 2015 14:12
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Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara is the star attraction in the Royal Box on centre court for Sportsman Saturday at Wim...


Two arrested for murder in Piliyandala

Sunday, 5 July 2015 12:06
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Two persons had been arrested today on charges of killing a 20 year-old youth from Kahapola, Piliyandala in January. ...


Sri Lanka will never pose a threat to India: MR

Sunday, 5 July 2015 09:26
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that Sri Lanka’s relationship with China would never pose a threat to th...


Nawinne crosses over

Saturday, 4 July 2015 17:23
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The Treasurer of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) S. B. Nawinne had crossed over to the United National Party (UNP), t...


Rajiv Gandhi killers should be pardoned: Katju

Saturday, 4 July 2015 16:02
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A former Indian Supreme Court Judge, Justice Markandey Katju had said Rajiv Gandhi killers should be pardoned and set fr...


E01: Matara-Hambantota segment work begins

Saturday, 4 July 2015 15:07
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Construction of the Matara -Hambantota segment on the Southern Expressway (E01) was launched by President Maithripala Si...


Won’t allow Jan. 8 ‘silent revolution’ to be reversed: Maithri

Saturday, 4 July 2015 14:01
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President Maithripala Sirisena today said he will not allow the ‘silent revolution’ carried out on January 8...


MR contesting from Kurunegala: T.B. Ekanayake

Saturday, 4 July 2015 13:10
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Former Minister T.B. Eknanayake says former President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be contesting in the upcoming General Elect...


Hirunika to decide on her SLFP membership today

Saturday, 4 July 2015 11:47
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Western Provincial Councilor Hirunika Premachandra said that she would not remain in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) ...


Six women arrested in a Kollupitiya brothel

Saturday, 4 July 2015 10:28
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Six women employed in a brothel in Kollupitiya that operated under the guise of a massage parlour, have been arrested la...


Maithri and Mahinda have betrayed their voters: JVP

Saturday, 4 July 2015 08:44
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JVP central committee member Sunil Handunnetti said they were not surprised by the decision taken to give nominations to...


No US visa for Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya

Saturday, 4 July 2015 07:36
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Retired Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya, has reportedly not been granted a visa to visit the United S...


MR is like a crab in a boiling pot: UNP

Friday, 3 July 2015 20:36
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Speaking on the decision of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to re-enter into politics, UNP Spokesman Akila Viraj Kari...


UNP to consult Dangerous Drugs Control Board before nominations

Friday, 3 July 2015 17:47
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The United National party (UNP) said today it would request for a detail report from the National Dangerous Drugs Contro...


Video: UPFA agrees to give nominations to MR

Friday, 3 July 2015 15:50
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President Maithripala Sirisena has agreed to give nominations to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to contest from Unit...


Up to president to act on COPE report: DEW

Friday, 3 July 2015 15:05
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Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises Chairman DEW Gunasekara said today it was up to the President Maithripala ...


Ex-LTTE cadre gets 10 years RI

Friday, 3 July 2015 14:43
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Polonnaruwa High Court Judge Amendra Seneviratne today sentenced a former LTTE cadre to 10 years of rigorous imprisonmen...


Object from light aircraft falls on school playground

Friday, 3 July 2015 13:08
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An object believed to have been from a light aircraft has fallen on the M.D.H. Jayawardena Junior School play grounds at...


Kotakethana murder suspects' bail plea rejected

Friday, 3 July 2015 13:02
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Bail applications filed by two suspects currently in remand custody over suspicion of the Kotakethana double murder case...


Three from same family killed in accident

Friday, 3 July 2015 12:05
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Three members of the same family were killed when a three-wheeler they were travelling in and a van collided head-on at ...


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Etihad airways wins three coveted world travel awards including middle east’s leading airline

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