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 Lab controller of Horana rubber factory arrested http://www.dailymirror.lk/148917/Lab-controller-of-Horana-rubber-factory-arrested http://www.dailymirror.lk/148917/Lab-controller-of-Horana-rubber-factory-arrested The Senior Laboratory Controller of the Horana Rubber Factory where five deaths were reported in the ammonia tank tragedy was arrested by the police today in connection with the incident.

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 17:38:34 +0000
PM calls for expansive ties with Iran http://www.dailymirror.lk/148913/PM-calls-for-expansive-ties-with-Iran- http://www.dailymirror.lk/148913/PM-calls-for-expansive-ties-with-Iran- The private sectors in Sri Lanka and Iran should cooperate closely for the implementation of joint projects following the lifting of nuclear-related sanctions on Tehran, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said.
 

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:17:54 +0000
Ban on pandals on Vesak, Poson Poya days to remain: Minister http://www.dailymirror.lk/148887/Ban-on-pandals-on-Vesak-Poson-Poya-days-to-remain-Minister http://www.dailymirror.lk/148887/Ban-on-pandals-on-Vesak-Poson-Poya-days-to-remain-Minister Buddhasasana Minister Gamini Jayawickrama Perera said yesterday the ban of pandals on Vesak and Poson Poya Days would not be changed and stressed the need to focus on the spiritual aspect of religion rather than on mundane activities.

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 13:35:27 +0000
Asanka Gurusinha Chief Cricket Ops Officer http://www.dailymirror.lk/148916/Asanka-Gurusinha-Chief-Cricket-Ops-Officer- http://www.dailymirror.lk/148916/Asanka-Gurusinha-Chief-Cricket-Ops-Officer- Asanka Gurusinha would be appointed as the Chief Cricket Operations Officer with effect from May 15, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) CEO Ashley de Silva told Daily Mirror today. Yesterday, he said the election to elect new office bearers for the Cricket governing body would be held on May 19.

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 12:31:06 +0000
Seating to be rearranged if 16 SLFPers sit with opposition http://www.dailymirror.lk/148886/Seating-to-be-rearranged-if-SLFPers-sit-with-opposition http://www.dailymirror.lk/148886/Seating-to-be-rearranged-if-SLFPers-sit-with-opposition Parliament Secretary General Dammika Dassanayaka said yesterday the seating in Parliament would have to be rearranged if the 16 former SLFP ministers, state and deputy ministers opt to sit in the opposition on May 8 when the Parliament reconvenes after the prorogation.

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:24:24 +0000
Two women hacked to death in Mahiyanganaya http://www.dailymirror.lk/148914/Two-women-hacked-to-death-in-Mahiyanganaya http://www.dailymirror.lk/148914/Two-women-hacked-to-death-in-Mahiyanganaya A 59-year-old woman and her 40-year-old daughter were found hacked to death at Mapakadawewa in Mahiyanganaya last night, Police said.

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 10:02:53 +0000
Illegal constructions in Mirissa to be removed by May 1 http://www.dailymirror.lk/148880/Illegal-constructions-in-Mirissa-to-be-removed-by-May- http://www.dailymirror.lk/148880/Illegal-constructions-in-Mirissa-to-be-removed-by-May- All unauthorized constructions along the coastal belt in Mirissa will be removed by May 1, Coastal Conservation Department Director Prabath Chandrakeerthi said yesterday.

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:03:11 +0000
North Korea halts missile and nuclear tests http://www.dailymirror.lk/148912/North-Korea-halts-missile-and-nuclear-tests http://www.dailymirror.lk/148912/North-Korea-halts-missile-and-nuclear-tests North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said he will suspend all missile tests and shut down a nuclear test site with immediate effect,” BBC reported a short while ago. "From 21 April, North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles," it said quoting the Korean Central News Agency.

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 07:45:12 +0000
Continuing Unity Govt.: SLFP to give proposals to UNP http://www.dailymirror.lk/148885/Continuing-Unity-Govt-SLFP-to-give-proposals-to-UNP http://www.dailymirror.lk/148885/Continuing-Unity-Govt-SLFP-to-give-proposals-to-UNP A senior member of the United National Party (UNP) said yesterday the party would soon receive a copy of the proposals recommended by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP).

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 06:45:03 +0000
House prorogued fearing impeachment motion by UNP: SLPP http://www.dailymirror.lk/148882/House-prorogued-fearing-impeachment-motion-by-UNP-SLPP http://www.dailymirror.lk/148882/House-prorogued-fearing-impeachment-motion-by-UNP-SLPP President Maithripala Sirisena prorogued Parliament because he feared an impeachment motion to be brought against him by the United National Party (UNP) backbenchers, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) said today.

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:15:04 +0000
Swaziland King renames country 'Kingdom of eSwatini’ http://www.dailymirror.lk/148900/Swaziland-King-renames-country-Kingdom-of-eSwatini- http://www.dailymirror.lk/148900/Swaziland-King-renames-country-Kingdom-of-eSwatini- King Mswati III of Swaziland had announced on Wednesday that he was renaming the country as "the Kingdom of eSwatini", BBC reported a short while ago.

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:05:06 +0000
SL should capitalise on location-specific advantages: President http://www.dailymirror.lk/148883/SL-should-capitalise-on-location-specific-advantages-President http://www.dailymirror.lk/148883/SL-should-capitalise-on-location-specific-advantages-President Sri Lanka should capitalise on the location-specific advantages and position itself as a hub when the economic boom happens in the Asian Region, President Maithripala Sirisena said at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting on Thursday.
 

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:31:34 +0000
STF deployed in Mirissa to ensure tourists' safety: IGP http://www.dailymirror.lk/148878/STF-deployed-in-Mirissa-to-ensure-tourists-safety-IGP http://www.dailymirror.lk/148878/STF-deployed-in-Mirissa-to-ensure-tourists-safety-IGP Police Chief Pujith Jayasundara today said the Police Special Task Force (STF) had been deployed in Mirissa to ensure the safety of tourists following the unpleasant incident in which several Dutch tourists were assaulted by locals.

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:50:05 +0000
Leaders approve Charles as C’wealth head http://www.dailymirror.lk/148877/Leaders-approve-Charles-as-C-wealth-head http://www.dailymirror.lk/148877/Leaders-approve-Charles-as-C-wealth-head The Commonwealth leaders have agreed the appointment of Prince of Wales Charles as the next head of the Commonwealth, the BBC reported a short while ago.

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:57:05 +0000
Issuance of taxi bills a law in two months: NCRS http://www.dailymirror.lk/148884/Issuance-of-taxi-bills-a-law-in-two-months-NCRS http://www.dailymirror.lk/148884/Issuance-of-taxi-bills-a-law-in-two-months-NCRS Meters with the facility to issue a printed bill has been made compulsory for three-wheeler taxis from today and it will be legalised in two months, the National Council for Road Safety (NCRS) said.

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:05:39 +0000
Mahendran spotted at Little India in S'pore? http://www.dailymirror.lk/148889/Mahendran-spotted-at-Little-India-in-S-pore- http://www.dailymirror.lk/148889/Mahendran-spotted-at-Little-India-in-S-pore- A photograph showing Arujana Mahendran seen waiting for a cab at Little India in Singapore is currently going viral in the social media.

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:30:45 +0000
Ammonia tragedy: CEA suspends factory operations http://www.dailymirror.lk/148876/Ammonia-tragedy-CEA-suspends-factory-operations- http://www.dailymirror.lk/148876/Ammonia-tragedy-CEA-suspends-factory-operations- The Central Environmental Authority (CEA) has ordered to suspend the functions and operations of the Rubber Factory in Horana where five people were killed due to an ammonia gas exposure yesterday.

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:00:37 +0000
SL to lead Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health http://www.dailymirror.lk/148875/SL-to-lead-Commonwealth-Centre-for-Digital-Health http://www.dailymirror.lk/148875/SL-to-lead-Commonwealth-Centre-for-Digital-Health Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health will be Launched in London today and President Maithripala Sirisena will be a special guest at the launch. The launch will be a part of a special Side Event to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:21:39 +0000
Ammonia gas tragedy: Factory manager remanded http://www.dailymirror.lk/148873/Ammonia-gas-tragedy-Factory-manager-remanded http://www.dailymirror.lk/148873/Ammonia-gas-tragedy-Factory-manager-remanded The Horana rubber factory Manager who was arrested yesterday in connection with an incident where five people were killed after being exposed to an ammonia gas, was remanded till April 25 by Horana Magistrate’s Court today.

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:05:43 +0000
Red notice against Mahendran http://www.dailymirror.lk/148871/Red-notice-against-Mahendran http://www.dailymirror.lk/148871/Red-notice-against-Mahendran A red notice was issued against former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahandran by the Interpol today, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara told Daily Mirror a short while ago.

 

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Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:42:39 +0000