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Lanka to sign trade pact with UK

Friday, 24 June 2016 18:30

Sri Lanka will sign a trade pact with the United Kingdom as soon as possible, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Harsha De Silva told Parliament today. The Deputy Minister who was speaking during the debate on Right to Information Bill said Prime Minister..

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Ranil at Viharamahadevi Balika Vidyalaya

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Cartoon of the day

Friday, 24 June 2016 05:07
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CB Governor: PM to reveal behind-the-scene secrets

Saturday, 25 June 2016 18:58
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is to make several disclosures on matters related to Central Bank Governor Arjuna Ma...


Lankan with Interpol red notice for fraud arrested in US

Saturday, 25 June 2016 17:17
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Forty-five foreign fugitives including a Sri Lankan – all subjects of active Interpol notices for individuals want...


Jayalalithaa again writes to Modi on fishermen arrest by SL navy

Saturday, 25 June 2016 16:39
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Terming the recent arrest of five Tamil Nadu fishermen in mid-sea by the Sri Lankan Navy as an “inhumane” ac...


D.V. Upul arrested

Saturday, 25 June 2016 14:01
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Southern Provincial Councillor D.V. Upul was arrested by the Hambantota police today in connection with an alleged assau...


Pakistani drug kingpin arrested at BIA

Saturday, 25 June 2016 13:37
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A Pakistani national was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake today while attempting to smuggl...


MR visits Abeygunawardena in hospital

Saturday, 25 June 2016 12:20
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Former president and MP Mahinda Rajapaksa today paid a visit to MP Rohitha Abeygunawardena, who is currently undergoing ...


British man dies after falling off cliff in Weligama

Saturday, 25 June 2016 11:42
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A 23-year-old British national died after he fell off a cliff at Bandalwatte Place in Weligama last night, police said. ...


JVP members ready to quit COPE at anytime: Anura

Saturday, 25 June 2016 11:07
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Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader and Chief opposition whip Anura Kumara Dissanayke told Parliament yesterday that ...


Drug racket operating around nightclubs busted

Saturday, 25 June 2016 10:49
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The police has busted a drug racket operating in and around several nightclubs in Colombo and seized drugs worth Rs. 600...


Separate train accidents kill two

Saturday, 25 June 2016 10:04
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A 40-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man were killed in two separate train accidents which occurred in Wellawatte and B...


Panadura–Ratnapura expressway to be built soon

Saturday, 25 June 2016 08:19
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The survey work for the acquisition of land is now underway for the launch of the Panadura–Ratnapura Expressway pr...


Will not get into Katchatheevu case: Madras HC

Friday, 24 June 2016 22:46
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The Madras high court has declined to interfere with the India-Sri Lanka agreement, and subsequent executive orders, on ...


RTI Bill passed with amendments

Friday, 24 June 2016 20:22
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Parliament today passed the Right to Information Bill unanimously with amendments. The Bill was taken up for debate in t...


Galigamuwa accident-Death toll rises to six

Friday, 24 June 2016 17:46
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The death toll in the road accident at Ballapana in Galigamuwa on Thursday increased to six when two of the injured who ...


BIA attack trial to begin in July after 15 years

Friday, 24 June 2016 16:39
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The hearing of the Katunayaka Air base attack by the LTTE that damaged and destroyed 40 aircraft, helicopters and Airbus...


Joint Opposition protest march against Mahendran

Friday, 24 June 2016 15:59
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A chaotic situation prevailed as the Joint Opposition demonstrated and staged a protest march demanding the resignation ...


Mahendran not to seek re-appointment as CB Governor

Friday, 24 June 2016 13:07
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Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran today informed the Monetary Board that he would not be seeking re-appointment as ...


David Cameron resigns

Friday, 24 June 2016 13:06
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Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down by October after the UK voted to leave the European Union. ...


Update: Rohitha Abeygunawardena injured during protest

Friday, 24 June 2016 12:27
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Former Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardene was hospitalised after being injured during a protest launched by the Joint Oppo...


Six suspects arrested with 1.5 kg heroin

Friday, 24 June 2016 11:25
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Six suspects including two women had been arrested with 1.5 kilograms of heroin worth Rs.12million by the Police Narcoti...


Ukrainian captain of Avant-Garde ship arrested

Friday, 24 June 2016 10:16
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Ukrainian captain of the controversial Avant-Garde ship was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in ...


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