Will not contest the election: Sanath

Monday, 6 July 2015 10:39

SLFP Matara Chief Organiser and Deputy Minister Sanath Jayasuriya said today that he will not be contesting the upcoming parliamentary election due to personal reasons.

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Missing dornier: coast guard in touch with SL

Monday, 6 July 2015 21:45
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Coast Guard authorities are in touch with Sri Lanka as part of their search efforts to locate the Dornier plane which we...


Will come forward as a third force: Rathana Thera

Monday, 6 July 2015 18:26
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JHU Chairman and head of the National Council for a Clean Tomorrow (NCCT) Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera today said they ...


Indian fishermen begin fast in prison

Monday, 6 July 2015 18:04
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Fourteen fishermen from Rameshwaran, who were arrested last month by Sri Lankan naval personnel and whose remand was ext...


UNP strategy will be known soon: Gayantha

Monday, 6 July 2015 15:05
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Keeping mum about an alliance with a faction of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) or any other party, the United Nation...


Udayanga’s container stuck without passport: MFA

Monday, 6 July 2015 13:57
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Despite former Ambassador Udayanaga Weeratunga’s request to release the container carrying his personal effects, t...


Tiran won’t be arrested till July 10: AG

Monday, 6 July 2015 11:54
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The Attorney General (AG) today undertook not to arrest former MP Tiran Alles until July 10 in connection with an allege...


Three SLFP ministers to contest from UNP

Monday, 6 July 2015 09:35
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Lands Minister M.K.D.S. Gunawardena,Ports and Shipping Minister Arjuna Ranatunga and Cultural Affairs Minister Nandimith...


​Democracy was upheld during CBK's term-President

Monday, 6 July 2015 08:50
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President Maithripala Sirisena said yesterday that the Bandaranaike family did everything for the country without corrup...


No nomination for Mervyn, Sajin, Duminda?

Monday, 6 July 2015 08:34
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The party seriously considers the exclusion of three MPs who have tarnished their reputations. It is learnt that most pa...


Intoxicated Russian tourist attempts to assault WPCs

Sunday, 5 July 2015 20:46
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A Russian woman who violated traffic laws while attempting to assault Women Police Constables as she rode a motorcycle w...


Maj. Gen. Wijeyathilake passes away

Sunday, 5 July 2015 20:06
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Rehabilitation Commissioner General - Major General Jagath Wijeyathilake has passed away on Saturday, following a sudden...


JVP claims the greatest political betrayal

Sunday, 5 July 2015 18:03
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President Maitripala Sirisena made the greatest political betrayal in recent political history by agreeing to give nomin...


MEP to contest with the UPFA

Sunday, 5 July 2015 15:16
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Dinesh Gunawardena led Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP) today announced that it would contest the forthcoming general elec...


Sanga among Royal Box guests at Wimbledon

Sunday, 5 July 2015 14:12
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Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara is the star attraction in the Royal Box on centre court for Sportsman Saturday at Wim...


JHU withdraws from UPFA

Sunday, 5 July 2015 13:25
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Jathka Hela Urumaya (JHU) said today that it had decided to withdraw from the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA...


Two arrested for murder in Piliyandala

Sunday, 5 July 2015 12:06
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Two persons had been arrested today on charges of killing a 20 year-old youth from Kahapola, Piliyandala in January. ...


Sri Lanka will never pose a threat to India: MR

Sunday, 5 July 2015 09:26
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that Sri Lanka’s relationship with China would never pose a threat to th...


Nawinne crosses over

Saturday, 4 July 2015 17:23
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The Treasurer of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) S. B. Nawinne had crossed over to the United National Party (UNP), t...


Rajiv Gandhi killers should be pardoned: Katju

Saturday, 4 July 2015 16:02
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A former Indian Supreme Court Judge, Justice Markandey Katju had said Rajiv Gandhi killers should be pardoned and set fr...


E01: Matara-Hambantota segment work begins

Saturday, 4 July 2015 15:07
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Construction of the Matara -Hambantota segment on the Southern Expressway (E01) was launched by President Maithripala Si...


Won’t allow Jan. 8 ‘silent revolution’ to be reversed: Maithri

Saturday, 4 July 2015 14:01
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President Maithripala Sirisena today said he will not allow the ‘silent revolution’ carried out on January 8...


MR contesting from Kurunegala: T.B. Ekanayake

Saturday, 4 July 2015 13:10
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Former Minister T.B. Eknanayake says former President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be contesting in the upcoming General Elect...


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