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Theravadi Kathikavath Bill requires 2/3rd majority & referendum - SC

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 13:49

The Supreme Court has determined that the Theravada Bhikkhu Kathikawath Bill was inconsistent with the Constitution and therefore it should be passed in Parliament with a two-thirds majority in addition to approval by people at a referendum for it be enacted a..

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Gnanasara Thera re-remanded

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 18:02
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Cartoon of the day

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Jayantha Jayasuriya recommended for post of AG

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 18:10
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The Constitutional Council today recommended Senior Solicitor General Jayantha Jayasuriya for the post of Attorney Gener...


No need for any int’l investigation: JHU

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 17:37
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The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) said today there was no need for an international investigation into alleged war crimes d...


UNHR Chief malicious, unfair: GL

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 16:39
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The Statement made by the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein at a media briefing held in the...


Gnanasara Thera re-remanded till Feb.16

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 16:36
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Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera was today further remanded till February 16 ...


I was threatened with death: Speaker

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 15:49
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said some unidentified group had threatened him with death if the joint opposition was not recog...


Ex-LTTEers refuse rehabilitation

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 15:04
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Fourteen ex-LTTE cadres, arrested on charges of criminal activities and later granted bail refused to undergo a period o...


Pillaiyan further remanded

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 14:13
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Former Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillaiyan, who was arrested in connection wit...


Body of 15 year old boy found in Ratnapura

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 12:16
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The dead body of a 15 year old boy was found in a room used to collect tea leaves in Ratnapura this morning, Police said...


'Sinha-Le' campaign not work of MR- Aluvihare

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 09:25
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Leader of the Opposition of the Matale Municipal Council, Daljin Aluvihare, said rumours that the sticker “ Sinha-...


Two deported Lankans arrested

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 08:14
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Two Sri Lankans deported from Australia were arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) by the Crime Inves...


Three persons shot dead in Wellampitiya

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 08:08
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Three persons were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the Wellampitiya area last night, Police said. ...


Australian tourist drowns in Hikka

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 06:21
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An Australian tourist drowned while bathing in Hikkaduwa last evening, police said.The tourist, 72-year-old Denis Bener,...


We will continue our struggle: Dulles

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 21:40
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Joint Opposition MP Dulles Alahapperuma said today that they would continue their struggle inside and outside parliament...


Nominating three names violates 19A: NMSJ

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 18:52
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The National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) said today it was a violation of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution ...


Decision is SL's sovereign Right: UNHR Chief

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 18:25
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said today that though the Office of the High ...


Gnanasara Thera remanded again

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 17:41
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Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera, who was granted bail by the Homagama Magistrat...


Artistes visit Yoshitha

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 16:10
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Several artistes visited Yoshitha Rajapaksa at the Welikada prison today. “We came here to witness good governance...


Ven. Gnansara Thera released on bail

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 15:55
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BBS General Secretary Ven. Galagodaatte Gnansara Thera, arrested and remanded on January 26, on charges of contempt of c...


Joint opposition MPs staging protest in Parliament

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 14:53
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Joint opposition MPs are staging a protest inside Parliament after their request to act as an independent group in parli...


SF takes oaths as a MP

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 13:40
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Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka took oath as a Member of the Parliament before the speaker Karu Jayasuriya a short while ag...


Police ordered to pay Rs.50,000 to assaulted commuter

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 12:02
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Colombo District Court Judge Amali Ranaweera today ordered the IGP to pay Rs.50,000 as compensation to a commuter who wa...


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