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 2018 Only ministers under influence of drugs can condemn killing of criminals: JVP http://www.dailymirror.lk/151804/Only-ministers-under-influence-of-drugs-can-condemn-killing-of-criminals-JVP http://www.dailymirror.lk/151804/Only-ministers-under-influence-of-drugs-can-condemn-killing-of-criminals-JVP Only Ministers who are under the influence of drugs could condemn the killing of the underworld criminal in Matara, JVP-affiliated Voice Against Corruption (VAC) Convenor Wasnatha Samarasinghe said today.

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Mon, 25 Jun 2018 22:06:52 +0000
Makandure Madush’s accomplice ‘Thilak’ shot dead http://www.dailymirror.lk/151803/Makandure-Madush-s-accomplice-Thilak-shot-dead http://www.dailymirror.lk/151803/Makandure-Madush-s-accomplice-Thilak-shot-dead Manel Rohana alias Thilak, an accomplice of underworld figure Makandure Madush, was shot dead during a shootout at Kamburupituya in Matara this evening, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.

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Mon, 25 Jun 2018 21:03:24 +0000
High quality rice at affordable prices: Amaraweera http://www.dailymirror.lk/151801/High-quality-rice-at-affordable-prices-Amaraweera http://www.dailymirror.lk/151801/High-quality-rice-at-affordable-prices-Amaraweera The Paddy Marketing Board (PMB) will enter the domestic rice market shortly for the first time and sell high-quality rice varieties at an affordable price while maintaining a steady price for paddy, Agriculture Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said.

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Mon, 25 Jun 2018 20:06:23 +0000
People will see no reason for PCs: GL http://www.dailymirror.lk/151802/People-will-see-no-reason-for-PCs-GL http://www.dailymirror.lk/151802/People-will-see-no-reason-for-PCs-GL The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) said today people would question the practical need for provincial councils if the government delayed elections to them any further.

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Mon, 25 Jun 2018 18:31:36 +0000
Anunayake's sermon: Those misunderstood it make statements-Gota http://www.dailymirror.lk/151798/Anunayake-s-sermon-Those-misunderstood-it-make-statements-Gota http://www.dailymirror.lk/151798/Anunayake-s-sermon-Those-misunderstood-it-make-statements-Gota Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said today that he could not understand why the President, the Prime Minister, the Finance Minister and others are interested in a private 'anushashanawa' by Ven. Wendaruwe Upali Anunayake Thera.

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Mon, 25 Jun 2018 16:16:34 +0000
Leopard killing: Suspects remanded http://www.dailymirror.lk/151796/Leopard-killing-Suspects-remanded http://www.dailymirror.lk/151796/Leopard-killing-Suspects-remanded The four suspects who were arrested by the Kilinochchi police over the leopard killing incident was remanded till June 29 by the Kilinochchi magistrate today.

 

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Mon, 25 Jun 2018 14:44:56 +0000
Heavy traffic at D.R. Wijewardena Mw http://www.dailymirror.lk/151795/Heavy-traffic-at-D-R-Wijewardena-Mw http://www.dailymirror.lk/151795/Heavy-traffic-at-D-R-Wijewardena-Mw Heavy traffic was reported along the D.R. Wijewardena Mawatha in Colombo 10 due to a protest march organised by a group of postal workers outside the Central Mail Exchange (CME).

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Mon, 25 Jun 2018 12:54:54 +0000
Georgia arrests eight Sri Lankans for trying to illegally cross border http://www.dailymirror.lk/151785/-Georgia-arrests-eight-Sri-Lankans-for-trying-to-illegally-cross-border http://www.dailymirror.lk/151785/-Georgia-arrests-eight-Sri-Lankans-for-trying-to-illegally-cross-border Eight Sri Lankans have been arrested by the border police and state security service of Georgia for attempting to illegally cross the border in the Adjara region, the Agenda.ge News reported on Sunday.

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Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:23:02 +0000
Gota arrives at FCID http://www.dailymirror.lk/151772/Gota-arrives-at-FCID http://www.dailymirror.lk/151772/Gota-arrives-at-FCID Former defense secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa arrived at the FCID this morning to make a statement over an alleged misappropriation of government funds to build a monument for his parents Police said.

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Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:33:19 +0000
Leopard killing: Another four suspects arrested http://www.dailymirror.lk/151769/Leopard-killing-Another-four-suspects-arrested http://www.dailymirror.lk/151769/Leopard-killing-Another-four-suspects-arrested Four more suspects were arrested by the Kilinochchi police in connection with the incident where a leopard was brutally killed at Ambalakulam in Kilinochchi on Thursday.

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Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:20:42 +0000
I only meant governance based on firm policies: Anunayake http://www.dailymirror.lk/151782/I-only-meant-governance-based-on-firm-policies-Anunayake http://www.dailymirror.lk/151782/I-only-meant-governance-based-on-firm-policies-Anunayake In response to critical remarks made by persons about a speech made by him in which the Nazi dictator Hitler was mentioned, Anunayake of the Asgiri Chapter Ven. Wedaruwe Dharmakeerthi Sri Ratanapala Thera clarified that he only meant governance based on firm policies with this reference.

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Mon, 25 Jun 2018 08:02:33 +0000
Aloysius had given liquor dealership to some MPs: Ranjan http://www.dailymirror.lk/151759/-Aloysius-had-given-liquor-dealership-to-some-MPs-Ranjan http://www.dailymirror.lk/151759/-Aloysius-had-given-liquor-dealership-to-some-MPs-Ranjan Perpetual Treasuries Chief Arjun Aloysius has given liquor sales dealerships from Mendis Ltd to several MPs at a discount, Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake alleged yesterday.

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Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:20:52 +0000
SL Army peacekeeping mission held up due to delay in clearance by HRCSL http://www.dailymirror.lk/151757/SL-Army-peacekeeping-mission-held-up-due-to-delay-in-clearance-by-HRCSL http://www.dailymirror.lk/151757/SL-Army-peacekeeping-mission-held-up-due-to-delay-in-clearance-by-HRCSL The deployment of another contingent of military personnel for UN peace keeping mission has been held up due to the delay in giving clearance for them by Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka HRCSL, it is learnt.

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Mon, 25 Jun 2018 06:04:19 +0000
University Education in imminent jeopardy- CaFFE http://www.dailymirror.lk/151756/University-Education-in-imminent-jeopardy-CaFFE http://www.dailymirror.lk/151756/University-Education-in-imminent-jeopardy-CaFFE There would be a negative impact on the University Education in the long-run because of the Rs. 1 billion worth of funds of the University Grants Commission (UGC) that had been invested in the controversial bond transaction, Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) said.

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Sun, 24 Jun 2018 23:55:31 +0000
Man shot at in Kotahena http://www.dailymirror.lk/151762/Man-shot-at-in-Kotahena- http://www.dailymirror.lk/151762/Man-shot-at-in-Kotahena- Two men arrived on a motorbike opened fire at a man at Jampettah Street in Kotahena this evening, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said. He said the victim was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the National Hospital, Colombo. 

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Sun, 24 Jun 2018 22:20:19 +0000
Foreign courts not permitted to try our soldiers - AG http://www.dailymirror.lk/151754/Foreign-courts-not-permitted-to-try-our-soldiers-AG http://www.dailymirror.lk/151754/Foreign-courts-not-permitted-to-try-our-soldiers-AG Attorney General, in his sum up on the Bill entitled “Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Amendment)” submitted that Government of Sri Lanka will not permit any of our soldiers to be tried in foreign jurisdiction on war crimes.

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Sun, 24 Jun 2018 21:48:58 +0000
Calling for military rule is contrary to Buddhism - PM http://www.dailymirror.lk/151755/Calling-for-military-rule-is-contrary-to-Buddhism-PM http://www.dailymirror.lk/151755/Calling-for-military-rule-is-contrary-to-Buddhism-PM If someone called for a Hitler type military rule in this country in my presence I would have condemned it right there as it is against Buddhism, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said over the weekend.

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Sun, 24 Jun 2018 20:31:02 +0000
Hajj agents heap charges on Hajj Committee http://www.dailymirror.lk/151752/Hajj-agents-heap-charges-on-Hajj-Committee http://www.dailymirror.lk/151752/Hajj-agents-heap-charges-on-Hajj-Committee The Hajj Agencies Union of Sri Lanka today urged President Maithripala Sirisena to appoint a Commission to probe the alleged corruptions in the Hajj pilgrimage committee at the Department of Muslim Religious And Cultural Affairs, which comes under the purview of Ministry of Muslim Religious Affairs.

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Sun, 24 Jun 2018 19:02:38 +0000
Two missing, three rescued in raft mishap http://www.dailymirror.lk/151751/Two-missing-three-rescued-in-raft-mishap http://www.dailymirror.lk/151751/Two-missing-three-rescued-in-raft-mishap Two people went missing and three others were rescued after a raft toppled in Malagane Tank in Wariyapola this afternoon, Police said.

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Sun, 24 Jun 2018 18:05:02 +0000
Two arrested over leopard killing remanded http://www.dailymirror.lk/151750/Two-arrested-over-leopard-killing-remanded http://www.dailymirror.lk/151750/Two-arrested-over-leopard-killing-remanded The two suspects who were arrested by the Kilinochchi police in connection with the incident where a leopard was brutally killed at Ambalakulam in Kilinochchi on Thursday (21) were today remanded until June 29 by Kilinochchi Magistrate.

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Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:53:45 +0000