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Getting harassed by IMF: Ravi

Monday, 26 September 2016 13:00

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) appears to be hounding Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake in the wake of multiple blunders in attempting to pass the Value Added Tax (VAT) Bill, increasing the taxation rates in recent months. “We have another 55 da..

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Cartoon of the day

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Lankan in Kuwait arrested for brewing alcohol in apartment

Monday, 26 September 2016 15:03
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A Sri Lankan man was arrested for brewing alcohol at his apartment in Salmiya, Kuwait, the Kuwait Times reported today. ...


FCID again seeks int’l warrant on Udayanga

Monday, 26 September 2016 14:16
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The FCID once again requested Court to issue a warrant through Interpol for the arrest of former Sri Lankan ambassador t...


IMF wants VAT bill in parliament soon

Monday, 26 September 2016 12:21
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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) had asked the government to expedite the legislative process pertaining to Value A...


Tissa Attanayake noticed to appear in court

Monday, 26 September 2016 11:49
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The Colombo High Court today noticed former Secretary of the United National Party Tissa Attanayake to appear in court o...


Vaas appointed SL 'A' fast bowling coach for Windies home series

Monday, 26 September 2016 11:15
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has appointed former national fast bowling coach Chaminda Vaas as bowling coach of the Sri Lanka...


Wimal at FCID over misusing state vehicles

Monday, 26 September 2016 10:42
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National Freedom Front Leader MP Wimal Weerawansa arrived at the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) a...


CPC goes to Russia without love

Monday, 26 September 2016 10:35
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The Central Provincial Council had allocated Rs. 15 million for a seven-day tour in Russia by all 58 members of the coun...


No LG polls this year: EC

Monday, 26 September 2016 08:18
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Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya yesterday ruled out the possibility of conducting Local Government elec...


'Real SLFPers will form a govt. under Maithri's leadership'

Sunday, 25 September 2016 21:45
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Despite obstacles, the real SLFP members would go ahead with the plans to form a government under the leadership of Pres...


No new party on Oct. 8: MR

Sunday, 25 September 2016 20:41
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While ruling out plans of the Joint Opposition to form a new political party, former President and Kurunegala District M...


Labourer killed in construction site tragedy

Sunday, 25 September 2016 19:43
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A  labourer aged 71 was killed in a 14-storey construction site in Kollupitiya when an iron component fell on his h...


Wide ball ends in death of bowler

Sunday, 25 September 2016 18:02
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A 15-year-old died today after being beaten by a 14-year-old during a cricket match they were playing in a field in Utum...


CV says protest not against Sinhalese or Buddhists

Sunday, 25 September 2016 16:57
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Launching the much-hyped political campaign Eluga Thamil (Tamil Spring) by his Tamil People’s Council (TPC) on Sat...


Govt. to issue 1mn tuk licenses

Sunday, 25 September 2016 13:24
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Government is to issue more than a million licenses for three wheelers across the country in order to regulate the servi...


Kfir jet bomb found in Killinochchi

Sunday, 25 September 2016 11:25
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An unexploded bomb weighing around 300 kilos, which is believed to be fired from a Kfir jet during the war, was recovere...


Son of MP Mahindananda arrested for drunk driving

Sunday, 25 September 2016 10:54
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MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s son has been arrested by the Kirulapone Police last night on charges of driving unde...


Sailor found dead in Kollupitiya

Sunday, 25 September 2016 09:50
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The body of a sailor was found hanging in his room at a lodge in Kollupitiya last night. ...


Nine injured as bus topples in Horowpathana

Sunday, 25 September 2016 09:02
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At least nine passengers, including seven women, were hospitalised when a bus they travelling in skidded off the road an...


Pope names Special Envoy for conferences in SL

Sunday, 25 September 2016 08:42
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Pope Francis has named Cardinal Telesphore Placidus Toppo, Archbishop of Ranchi, India, as his Special Envoy to the XI P...


JHU Leader Omalpe Sobitha Thera steps down

Saturday, 24 September 2016 16:40
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Ven. Omalpe Sobitha Thera today announced that he would step down as the Leader of the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU). The&n...


Depts. of RMV, Customs weakest among State institutions: PAC

Saturday, 24 September 2016 15:27
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The Departments of Customs and Motor Traffic have found to be the weakest among the 842 State institutions, according to...


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