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Saturday, 07 July 2012
Another Lankan boat to Christmas Island
Another boatload of Sri Lankan asylum seekers, this time 31 men and one girl, have completed their long journey to Christmas Island.... Read more


Air Force assists to douse wild fire
An Air Force helicopter has been deployed to help douse the fire which has broken out in the Riverstone hill in the Loggala area this morning, the Air Force said.... Read more

For the finals....
Sri Lanka's captain Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara stretch during a practice session ahead of their third and final test cricket match against Pakistan in Pallekele today (7). Reuters... Read more

Training in any part of India unacceptable: Jaya
Taking exception to the transportation of the nine Lankan Air Force personnel from Tambaram air-base to Bangalore for continuing their training there, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday urged the Centre to deport these personnel back to Sri Lanka.... Read more

Foreign players well represented in SLPL
The list of foreigners taking part in the Sri Lankan Premier League has been confirmed, with Australia and Pakistan fielding the most players.... Read more

Swiss national found dead
A 43 year-old Swiss national, who is living in the Wennappuwa area with a Sri Lankan woman had died and the reason is yet  unknown, police said.... Read more

Cartoon of the day
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Audio: Child abusers are like stray dogs - Minister
United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) General Secretary Susil Premajayantha yesterday described those involved in child abuse as stray dogs. He said UPFA politicians found guilty of having committed crime, corruption or fraud would be severely dealt with.... Read more

Amungama proposes Panda Bonds with China
International Monetary Cooperation Minister Sarath Amunugama has suggested that the government invests in Panda Bonds to boost Sri Lanka’s development programme. This proposal is being positively evaluated by the government.... Read more

FROM WELIKADA TO VAVUNIYA: Tale of Thamilini’s transfer -2
Monday July 2nd  2012 was a red letter day in the life of SubramaniamSivakamy alias Thamilini.The 40 year old former women’s division political chief of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)formally began her period of rehabilitation... Read more

Doing the right thing
Today, society is facing a wide spectrum of social, economic and physiological ills that are taking a heavy toll on human lives causing detrimental consequences.... Read more

Small is beautiful
The discovery of a new particle at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which in all likelihood is the Higgs boson — the particle desperately sought after by physicists for decades... Read more

Editorial - Who’s afraid of the Freedom of Information Bill?
If  Government  is serious and honest about restoring media freedom which is vital for the reactivation of democracy, then it must support the Freedom of Information Bill and implement it effectively.... Read more

Shut down!
Sri Lanka X-news and Lankamirror websites editor Ruwan Ferdinandez today surrendered to the Colombo Chief Magistrate. UNP members Mangala Samaraweera and Ravi Karunanayake were present in court. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana... Read more

Palmyra plant on middle of new road
Parliamentarians on both sides of the House were amused today when it was revealed that a Palmyra seedling had sprouted up in the middle of the newly carpeted road between Palakuda Junction of Puttalam and St. Annes Church at Talavila.... Read more

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Fun at Galle Face
'Blood moon'
Happy New Year!