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 No foreign kidneys transplants in SL: Rajitha http://www.dailymirror.lk/146428/No-foreign-kidneys-transplants-in-SL-Rajitha http://www.dailymirror.lk/146428/No-foreign-kidneys-transplants-in-SL-Rajitha The Health Ministry has suspended kidney transplants in Sri Lanka with kidneys obtained from foreigners and also requests private hospitals not to charge any fee from those who come forward to donate organs or pay for their organs, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said.

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Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:30:34 +0000
Uma Oya Project: SC permits Bar Association to Intervene http://www.dailymirror.lk/146427/Uma-Oya-Project-SC-permits-Bar-Association-to-Intervene http://www.dailymirror.lk/146427/Uma-Oya-Project-SC-permits-Bar-Association-to-Intervene Supreme Court permitted the Bar Association of Sri Lanka to be an intervenient petitioner in the FR petition with regard to the Uma Oya Project.

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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 20:20:09 +0000
A pointless reshuffle: MR http://www.dailymirror.lk/146426/A-pointless-reshuffle-MR http://www.dailymirror.lk/146426/A-pointless-reshuffle-MR Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said today that the Cabinet reshuffle was pointless as there was nothing new in it, while observing that removing the portfolio of Highways from the Minister from Kandy was a loss to the Kandy people.

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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 18:44:46 +0000
Cabinet reshuffle, a joke says Wasantha http://www.dailymirror.lk/146425/Cabinet-reshuffle-a-joke-says-Wasantha http://www.dailymirror.lk/146425/Cabinet-reshuffle-a-joke-says-Wasantha Cabinet reshuffle was a joke and the Government had failed to deliver the change expected by the people, State Minister of Foreign Affairs Wasantha Senanayake said today.

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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 17:32:03 +0000
Fire destroys spare parts shop in Kottawa http://www.dailymirror.lk/146424/Fire-destroys-spare-parts-shop-in-Kottawa http://www.dailymirror.lk/146424/Fire-destroys-spare-parts-shop-in-Kottawa A fire broke out at a vehicle spare parts shop in Kottawa a short while ago, the Police said.

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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 16:25:10 +0000
Two suspects nabbed with gold at Kalpitiya http://www.dailymirror.lk/146422/Two-suspects-nabbed-with-gold-at-Kalpitiya http://www.dailymirror.lk/146422/Two-suspects-nabbed-with-gold-at-Kalpitiya Two suspects had been taken into custody by the Navy attached to the Northwestern Naval Command at the Kandakkuliya, Kalpitiya, while attempting to smuggle out gold weighing 7kg worth approximately Rs. 50 million, Navy Media Spokesman Commander Dinesh Bandara said.

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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 15:21:28 +0000
Heavy showers, winds expects over the island: Met. http://www.dailymirror.lk/146420/Heavy-showers-winds-expects-over-the-island-Met- http://www.dailymirror.lk/146420/Heavy-showers-winds-expects-over-the-island-Met- Showery condition is expected in the coming days over the island due to a disturbance in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, the Meteorology Department said today.

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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:00:35 +0000
Harsha appointed National Policies State Minister http://www.dailymirror.lk/146418/Harsha-appointed-National-Policies-State-Minister http://www.dailymirror.lk/146418/Harsha-appointed-National-Policies-State-Minister Deputy Minister Dr. Harsha De Silva was appointed as the State Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs. Minister Ajith P. Perara was appointed as the State Minister of Prisons and Rehabilitation while MP J. C. Alawathuwala was appointed as the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs.

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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 12:14:21 +0000
Harin gets Foreign Employment, Sagala Youth Affairs http://www.dailymirror.lk/146417/Harin-gets-Foreign-Employment-Sagala-Youth-Affairs http://www.dailymirror.lk/146417/Harin-gets-Foreign-Employment-Sagala-Youth-Affairs Minister Harin Fernando was appointed as the new Cabinet Minister of Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment. Former Law and Order Minister Sagala Ratnayake was appointed as the new Cabinet Minister of Youth Affairs and Southern Development.

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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 11:58:17 +0000
Hashim, Kiriella get Ministries swapped http://www.dailymirror.lk/146416/Hashim-Kiriella-get-Ministries-swapped- http://www.dailymirror.lk/146416/Hashim-Kiriella-get-Ministries-swapped- Former Public Enterprise Development Minister Kabir Hashim is the new Cabinet Minister of Higher Education and Highways. Former Higher Education Minister Lakshman Kirielle is the new Cabinet Minister of State Enterprise and Kandy Development.

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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 11:50:49 +0000
Ministers fly away amidst reshuffle http://www.dailymirror.lk/146419/Ministers-fly-away-amidst-reshuffle http://www.dailymirror.lk/146419/Ministers-fly-away-amidst-reshuffle Several ministers had made plans to go abroad amidst the Cabinet reshuffle which took place today.
Petroleum Resources Development Minister Arjuna Ranatunga has already gone to Doha.

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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 11:30:23 +0000
12 injured in multi-vehicle accident http://www.dailymirror.lk/146414/-injured-in-multi-vehicle-accident http://www.dailymirror.lk/146414/-injured-in-multi-vehicle-accident At least 12 people were injured following a multi-vehicle accident at Elivitiya Junction on the Chilaw – Anamaduwa Road early today, Police said.

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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 11:11:08 +0000
Bollywood star Sridevi dies at 54 http://www.dailymirror.lk/146413/Bollywood-star-Sridevi-dies-at- http://www.dailymirror.lk/146413/Bollywood-star-Sridevi-dies-at- Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, considered by many to be one of the biggest names in Hindi cinema, has died after suffering a heart attack in Dubai, her family told PTI Sunday.

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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 06:35:56 +0000
SL reconciliation; Explore other avenues- Zeid to Member States http://www.dailymirror.lk/146412/SL-reconciliation-Explore-other-avenues-Zeid-to-Member-States http://www.dailymirror.lk/146412/SL-reconciliation-Explore-other-avenues-Zeid-to-Member-States The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein called the Human Rights Council to continue to play a critical role in encouraging progress in accountability and reconciliation in Sri Lanka and also calls on Member States to explore other avenues, including the application of universal jurisdiction that could foster accountability.

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Sat, 24 Feb 2018 23:37:09 +0000
WB praises Sri Lankan health service http://www.dailymirror.lk/146411/WB-praises-Sri-Lankan-health-service http://www.dailymirror.lk/146411/WB-praises-Sri-Lankan-health-service The World Bank (WB) praised the public health service in Sri Lanka by saying that there are few if any other low or middle-income countries that have public health service like in Sri Lanka, simultaneously achieved strong health outcomes, good financial protection and low cost.

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Sat, 24 Feb 2018 20:24:37 +0000
Brig. Priyanka recalled to ensure safety: Army Chief http://www.dailymirror.lk/146410/Brig-Priyanka-recalled-to-ensure-safety-Army-Chief http://www.dailymirror.lk/146410/Brig-Priyanka-recalled-to-ensure-safety-Army-Chief Army Commander Mahesh Senanayake today said Defence Attache of the Sri Lankan High Commission in UK, Brigadier Priyanka Fernando was recalled to ensure his own safety.

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Sat, 24 Feb 2018 17:03:02 +0000
Road closure in Colombo for Ironman triathlon http://www.dailymirror.lk/146409/Road-closure-in-Colombo-for-Ironman-triathlon http://www.dailymirror.lk/146409/Road-closure-in-Colombo-for-Ironman-triathlon Several roads in Colombo would be remain closed on Sunday from 5 am to 12 noon to make way for the Ironman triathlon race which would be commenced from the Galle Face Green, Police said.

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Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:31:13 +0000
Kuwait extends amnesty period until April 22 http://www.dailymirror.lk/146399/Kuwait-extends-amnesty-period-until-April- http://www.dailymirror.lk/146399/Kuwait-extends-amnesty-period-until-April- The Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) yesterday said the Kuwait government had extended the general amnesty period for illegal expatriates in Kuwait until April 22.

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Sat, 24 Feb 2018 14:55:21 +0000
Water in Kalu Ganga unfit for human consumption http://www.dailymirror.lk/146395/Water-in-Kalu-Ganga-unfit-for-human-consumption http://www.dailymirror.lk/146395/Water-in-Kalu-Ganga-unfit-for-human-consumption The water in the Kalu Ganga was unfit for human consumption as it was mixed with sea water, the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) said yesterday.

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Sat, 24 Feb 2018 11:45:26 +0000
Aloysius and Palisena admitted to Prison hospital http://www.dailymirror.lk/146408/Aloysius-and-Palisena-admitted-to-Prison-hospital http://www.dailymirror.lk/146408/Aloysius-and-Palisena-admitted-to-Prison-hospital The owner of Perpetual Treasuries Limited Arjun Aloysius and CEO Kasun Palisena who were in the remand custody in connection with the alleged Central Bank bond scam, have been admitted to Prison Hospital, sources said.

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Sat, 24 Feb 2018 09:37:04 +0000