Video: Ranil stops demolition of old buildings in City

Sunday, 30 August 2015 21:59

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has ordered the Urban Development Authority (UDA) to stop demolishing old buildings in Colombo City.

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Hit and run vehicle kill leopardess in Yala

Sunday, 30 August 2015 21:49
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The carcass of a young female leopard was found inside the Yala National Park reportedly a victim of another hit and run...


It's up to Mayadunne to decide: JVP

Sunday, 30 August 2015 19:50
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today there was some doubt about former Auditor General Sarathchandra Mayadunne...


Kandy Diayawadana Nilame; election on Sep 8

Sunday, 30 August 2015 17:45
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The Buddha Sasana and Religious Affairs Ministry said the election of the new Diyawadane Nilame of the Kandy Sri Dalada ...


Australian Naval Ship in Colombo

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The Australian Naval Ship HMAS “Melbourne” arrived at the port of Colombo yesterday on a goodwill visit. ...


Oppon. must select opposition leader: Wimal

Sunday, 30 August 2015 15:16
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President Maithripala Sirisena should not appoint the Opposition Leader but it should be based on the consent of the ...


Man hacked to death in Opanayake

Sunday, 30 August 2015 13:49
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A 46-year-old man was hacked to death at Akarella in Opanayake early this morning, Police said. ...


Golden opportunity for SL refugees in India to return: OfERR

Sunday, 30 August 2015 09:56
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Given the prevailing political situation in Sri Lanka, the time has come for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu to ...


Three killed in accident

Sunday, 30 August 2015 09:39
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Three persons including two women died when a lorry fell into a precipice at Pahala Naragala area in Bulathsinhala on th...


Omanthai checkpoint removed

Saturday, 29 August 2015 19:45
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The military checkpoint at the Omanthai in Vavuniya has been removed with effect from today (29), officials said. &...


Showers expected in Western and Sabaragamuwa Provinces

Saturday, 29 August 2015 15:27
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The Meteorology Department said today showers could be expected in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, southern and central provi...


Sri Lankan killed in car crash in New Zealand

Saturday, 29 August 2015 13:16
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A 44-year-old Sri Lankan named Pradeep Edirisinghe died in a two-car crash near Riversdale in Southland, New Zealand yes...


Smuggling of 40 M USD: couple barred from leaving country

Saturday, 29 August 2015 11:22
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Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya yesterday (28) ordered the Controller of Immigration and Emigration to ban the...


Karunanidhi condemns U.S. stand on Sri Lanka

Saturday, 29 August 2015 10:03
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The U.S. government’s decision to support the new Sri Lankan government’s plans for a local inquiry into all...


No glitches at BOC in Seychelles

Saturday, 29 August 2015 09:44
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Bank of Ceylon Chairman Ronald Perera said yesterday the Seychelles branch of the BOC was functioning smoothly and there...


Making candidates account for campaign funds a must during polls: PAFFREL

Saturday, 29 August 2015 07:26
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Local election watchdog People's Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) yesterday said strict election laws sh...


Lankan tourist attacked by orangutan

Friday, 28 August 2015 21:56
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A Sri lankan national now domiciled in New Zealand was hospitalised after being bitten on the knee by an orangutan while...


SLFP CC empowers Maithri to appoint ministers

Friday, 28 August 2015 19:33
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President Maithripala Sirisena further consolidated his position in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) when the party&rs...


I don’t have dual citizenship: Geetha

Friday, 28 August 2015 19:15
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Rejecting reports that her parliamentary seat was being annulled, Geetha Kumarasinghe told Daily Mirror today that despi...


UGGNF awaits EC approval to change name and symbol

Friday, 28 August 2015 18:03
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The United Good Governance National Front (UGGNF) said today said it was awaiting the Elections Commissioner’s app...


Initial approval to store paddy at MRIA warehouses: PMB

Friday, 28 August 2015 16:09
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The Paddy Marketing Board (PMB) said today it had received the initial approval from Sri Lanka Airlines and Aviation Com...


Oil contamination; water supply disrupted again

Friday, 28 August 2015 14:24
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The water supply to Colombo, Sri Jayawardanepura Kotte and Dehiwala-Mt Lavinia was disrupted today after the water in th...


13 apply for two posts of hangmen

Friday, 28 August 2015 13:08
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The Prisons Department said today they had received 13 applications in response to an advertising calling for applicatio...


P.B. Jayasundera at SIU

Friday, 28 August 2015 11:28
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Former Secretary of the Treasury, P.B. Jayasundera is being questioned at the Special Investigation Unit (SIU), police s...


Enjoining order on Anura, Susil dismissed

Friday, 28 August 2015 10:37
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The enjoining orders which prevented Anura Priyadarshana Yapa and Susil Premajayantha from functioning as general secret...


SLFP CC meets today

Friday, 28 August 2015 09:15
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The Central Committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will meet today, reportedly to discuss the party’s dec...


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Harry J cries foul over state inaction related to illegal alcohol trade

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Illegal alcohol manufacture is continuing to thrive with the aid of public officials as the state refuses to take action against provided information, said Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC (DC... Read More...


Sri Lanka Tourism, Tea board and Sri Lankan Airlines quest for Guinness Record

Monday, 24 August 2015 13:13 | 1527 views

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