dailymirror.lk http://dailymirror.lk/RSS_Feeds/breaking-news The only Sri Lankan newspaper with round the clock news updates - Dailymirror Online Edition en-us rangazone.r@gmail.com Copyright 2017 NFF General Secretary resigns http://www.dailymirror.lk/140848/NFF-General-Secretary-resigns http://www.dailymirror.lk/140848/NFF-General-Secretary-resigns General Secretary of the National Freedom Front (NFF), Priyanjan Vitharana has resigned from his post yesterday due to personal reasons.

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:51:23 +0000
Drug trafficker nabbed in Chilaw with 2 kg of heroin http://www.dailymirror.lk/140849/Drug-trafficker-nabbed-in-Chilaw-with-kg-of-heroin http://www.dailymirror.lk/140849/Drug-trafficker-nabbed-in-Chilaw-with-kg-of-heroin The Narcotics Unit of the Excise Department seized 2 kg of heroin valued at Rs. 20 million during a raid at Karukapane beach in Chilaw last night.

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:23:36 +0000
Ranil, wife Maithree offer prayers at Kollur temple http://www.dailymirror.lk/140827/Ranil-wife-Maithree-offer-prayers-at-Kollur-temple http://www.dailymirror.lk/140827/Ranil-wife-Maithree-offer-prayers-at-Kollur-temple Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his wife Maithree offered prayers at the famous Kollur Sri Mookambika temple, Karnataka, India on Tuesday, India's Deccan Chronicle reported.

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:18:06 +0000
General amnesty for absentees ends today http://www.dailymirror.lk/140813/General-amnesty-for-absentees-ends-today http://www.dailymirror.lk/140813/General-amnesty-for-absentees-ends-today The extended general amnesty period offered to Army absentees (Absent Without Leave) to receive their legal discharge after reporting to their respective Regimental Headquarters ends today (22), the Army said.

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:03:49 +0000
Brothel raid: 10 including three Thai women arrested http://www.dailymirror.lk/140803/Brothel-raid-including-three-Thai-women-arrested http://www.dailymirror.lk/140803/Brothel-raid-including-three-Thai-women-arrested Ten women including three from Thailand and seven Sri Lankan women had been arrested last night on charges of allegedly running a brothel under the guise of an Ayurvedic massage parlour at Bauddhaloka Mawatha, in Kollupitiya, Colombo 4, the Police said.

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:23:27 +0000
Attempt to arrest Gotabhaya http://www.dailymirror.lk/140802/Attempt-to-arrest-Gotabhaya http://www.dailymirror.lk/140802/Attempt-to-arrest-Gotabhaya The former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday, that there is a plan by the government to take into custody the former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:34:18 +0000
Upcoming LG Polls: President seeks views of UPFA allies http://www.dailymirror.lk/140800/Upcoming-LG-Polls-President-seeks-views-of-UPFA-allies http://www.dailymirror.lk/140800/Upcoming-LG-Polls-President-seeks-views-of-UPFA-allies President Sirisena has sought the views of the allies of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) on the modalities of contesting the upcoming elections to the local authorities.

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 03:33:43 +0000
Rs.700mn for Commonwealth Games bidding is missing http://www.dailymirror.lk/140798/Rs-mn-for-Commonwealth-Games-bidding-is-missing http://www.dailymirror.lk/140798/Rs-mn-for-Commonwealth-Games-bidding-is-missing It was revealed in parliament yesterday that over Rs. 700 million including nearly Rs.200 million State funds deposited in a current account by the CWG Hambantota 2018 Pvt. Ltd. for the purpose of bidding to host the Commonwealth Games in Hambantota had been spent without any trace of the transactions.

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:28:10 +0000
No one can predict the govt's success or failure: President http://www.dailymirror.lk/140789/No-one-can-predict-the-govt-s-success-or-failure-President http://www.dailymirror.lk/140789/No-one-can-predict-the-govt-s-success-or-failure-President No one can issue certificates claiming the success of government’s completion of its targets, President Maithripala Sirisena today said while addressing the national programme achieving a land mark target of 100 MW solar power capacity addition to the national grid.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:43:04 +0000
Health Ministry to conduct SLMC election in ad-hoc manner: GMOA http://www.dailymirror.lk/140788/Health-Ministry-to-conduct-SLMC-election-in-ad-hoc-manner-GMOA http://www.dailymirror.lk/140788/Health-Ministry-to-conduct-SLMC-election-in-ad-hoc-manner-GMOA The Health Ministry is making an attempt to conduct the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) election in an illegal manner to fill only six positions when there are seven vacancies, the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) said today.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 22:10:31 +0000
Robert Mugabe resigns http://www.dailymirror.lk/140787/Robert-Mugabe-resigns http://www.dailymirror.lk/140787/Robert-Mugabe-resigns Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:38:15 +0000
Speaker to refer phone call issue to Privileges Committee http://www.dailymirror.lk/140784/Speaker-to-refer-phone-call-issue-to-Privileges-Committee http://www.dailymirror.lk/140784/Speaker-to-refer-phone-call-issue-to-Privileges-Committee Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said today he would refer to the Privileges Committee the matters raised by parliamentarians regarding the telephone conversations of COPE members and have a discussion with the party leaders on this matter.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:12:24 +0000
Operation Garbage: Champika says mission accomplished http://www.dailymirror.lk/140783/Operation-Garbage-Champika-says-mission-accomplished http://www.dailymirror.lk/140783/Operation-Garbage-Champika-says-mission-accomplished Festering garbage mounds in Colombo has been all cleared up and the city is now completely clean, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka said today.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:14:43 +0000
SI shoots himself to death http://www.dailymirror.lk/140776/SI-shoots-himself-to-death http://www.dailymirror.lk/140776/SI-shoots-himself-to-death A Sub Inspector of Police (SI) attached to the Mulleriyawa Police station has committed suicide by shooting himself with his service pistol at the Police quarters early today.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:51:02 +0000
Gamini Senarath, two others released on bail http://www.dailymirror.lk/140775/Gamini-Senarath-two-others-released-on-bail http://www.dailymirror.lk/140775/Gamini-Senarath-two-others-released-on-bail Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's Chief of Staff Gamini Senarath and two others were today released on bail by Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:06:07 +0000
Boy crushed to death in Padukka http://www.dailymirror.lk/140771/Boy-crushed-to-death-in-Padukka http://www.dailymirror.lk/140771/Boy-crushed-to-death-in-Padukka A 16-year-old male student was crushed to death when a boulder fell upon him yesterday when he was hiding close to a metal quarry in a jungle for intimidation by the relatives of his girl friend.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:39:26 +0000
Trains come to a halt on main line and Kelani valley line http://www.dailymirror.lk/140770/Trains-come-to-a-halt-on-main-line-and-Kelani-valley-line http://www.dailymirror.lk/140770/Trains-come-to-a-halt-on-main-line-and-Kelani-valley-line Train services on the main line had come to a standstill after a express train collided with a lorry at the Hunupitiya railway crossing this morning, the railway control room said.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:41:14 +0000
Counsel Sumanthiran objects to AG's Dept leading evidence http://www.dailymirror.lk/140758/Counsel-Sumanthiran-objects-to-AG-s-Dept-leading-evidence http://www.dailymirror.lk/140758/Counsel-Sumanthiran-objects-to-AG-s-Dept-leading-evidence At the begining of yesterday’s proceedings, President’s Counsel M.A. Sumanthiran raising an objection on behalf of his client Sangaparapillai Pathmanapanan, an official of the Central Bank's Public Debt Department, said no official of the Attorney General’s Department, coming under Section 23 of the Commission of Inquiries Act, could lead evidence.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 04:31:43 +0000
PCoI requested AG to question PM http://www.dailymirror.lk/140757/PCoI-requested-AG-to-question-PM http://www.dailymirror.lk/140757/PCoI-requested-AG-to-question-PM The PCoI Chairman Justice K.T Chithrasiri reading out a statement prior to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's evidence said the Attorney General was requested to be present at the Commission to lead the team of officials of the Attorney General's Department.

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:26:10 +0000
No phones were tapped: PCoI clarifies http://www.dailymirror.lk/140756/No-phones-were-tapped-PCoI-clarifies http://www.dailymirror.lk/140756/No-phones-were-tapped-PCoI-clarifies Responding to insinuations by “several persons”, the Bond Commission issuing a special statement said no phones of parliamentarians were “tapped” as alleged, and instead all the data revealed were from extracting data from the phones of Arjuna Mahendran and Arjun Aloysius.

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:17:23 +0000