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Sunday, 15 July 2012
‘Relatives of six politicos contest polls’
The Eksath Jathika Bhikku Peramuna today revealed that close relatives of six leading politicians including the husband of a Minister, sons of a Minister and a Deputy Minister were to contest the forthcoming provincial council elections despite assurancesgiven by the ruling UPFA that relatives of politicos... Read more

Maldivian protest in Colombo
Members of the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) held a protest near the Maldivian Embassy in Colombo yesterday calling for the resignation of President Mohamed Waheed and urging a free and fair general election. Some protesters are seen holding placards during the protest. Pic by Pradeep Dilrukshana... Read more

Dy. Minister’s coordinating sec. remanded
Deputy Minister Duminda Dissanayake’s coordinating secretary who had been wanted in connection with a fraud and evading court, surrendered before Anuradhapura Chief Magistrate and Additional District Judge Ruwandika Marapona who remanded him till July 27.... Read more

A failed attempt…
A group of 109 asylum seekers, who attempted to flee to Australia in a trawler, was nabbed by the Sri Lanka Navy yesterday. Here asylum seekers on board the trawlers soon after their arrival at the Trincomalee Naval Base last night.... Read more

Governor Chandrasiri hospitalized
The Governor of the Northern Province Rtd. Major General G.A.Chandrasiri was admitted to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital this morning after developing a breathing problem, the Hospital said.... Read more

I will be the CM till I die - Berty
Former Chief Minister of the North Central Province, Berty Premalal Dissanayake said that he would be the Chief Minister in the North Central Province until his death as long as the people of the area were with him.... Read more

He swindled local politicians
The Colombo Crime Division (CCD) was able to apprehend a suspect who had been allegedly involved in deceiving politicians and taking money posing off as a private secretary of a prominent VIP of the government, police said.... Read more

Over 100 Lankans arrested off Trinco
An Australia bound trawler with 109 passengers onboard, including eight sinhalese, were taken into custody off the Trincomalee coast, by the Navy.... Read more

18 asylum seekers nabbed in Chilaw
At least 18 persons were taken into police custody while waiting to flee to Australia illegally in Munneswaram, Chilaw in the early hours today, police said.... Read more

Aerial view…
An aerial view of the Upper Kotmale Hydropower Plant, which was commissioned by President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Japanese Ambassador Nobuhito Hobo this morning. Power and Energy Minister Champika Ranawaka and several government ministers and officials were also present. Pix-President’s Media... Read more

Video: Protest over Gaza attack
BBS after DCD
Cartoon of the day
Mahela ends Test career on a high
Video: Protest over Gaza attack
BBS after DCD
Cartoon of the day
Mahela ends Test career on a high