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Govt. says no to LNG power plant in Sampur

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 21:32

In a surprising turn of events, the government has decided not to go ahead with the two proposed Indian and Japanese-funded Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) power plants in Sampur, Power and Renewable Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said today. He said that i..

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CEB employees protest

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Cartoon of the day

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Traffic at Town Hall

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Heavy traffic was reported at Town Hall because of two separate protests march against SAITM by parents of medical stude...


Hartal demanding authorities to fix Uma Oya leak

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Bandarawela town came to standstill this morning due to a hartal campaign launched to push authorities to repair a leak ...


Human Trafficking: US says SL yet to meet minimum standards

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Sri Lanka was upgraded to Tier 2, the annual Trafficking in Persons Report (2017) released by the US State Secretary Rex...


Prosecutors seek to delay deportation of Lankan accused of murder

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 10:31
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Sivaloganathan Thanabalasingham, the man accused of killing his wife and whose trial was stayed by the Superior Court, i...


GMOA to take final decision tomorrow

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The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) yesterday said they will take a decisive decision tomorrow dur...


Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 08:23
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A new wave of powerful cyberattacks hit Europe and beyond on Tuesday in a possible reprise of a widespread ransomware as...


More than 1 mn crimes reported last year

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 07:30
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Total number of crimes reported last year has increased to 1,155,215 compared to 1,129,555 in 2015, the Ministry of Law ...


SAITM told to await ministry decision on student intake

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 06:14
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The Higher Education Ministry has written to SAITM requesting it to await the ministry decision with regard to its stude...


Ten kilo growth removed from man’s stomach

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 05:12
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A team of specialist doctors of the Dambulla base hospital, successfully removed a ten kilo growth from a man’s st...


Possible power outage today - JTUA

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 04:47
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Joint Trade Union Alliance of Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) yesterday warned of a possible disruption of power supply t...


A scam was busted by CID

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 02:52
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A group of 25 Nigerian and Ugandan nationals had been rounded up recently by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)...


LG elections before year end

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 01:41
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The Elections Commission yesterday said the Local Government elections can be held before the year end if technical issu...


2018 grade one application closing date extended till July 10

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 23:40
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The Ministry of Educations yesterday announced that the date of application for the admission of children to grade one i...


SL to establish diplomatic ties with new countries: Ravi

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 22:05
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Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake said that the government intends to establish diplomatic ties with several ne...


Malinga fined

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 20:08
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National cricketer Lasith Malinga, who pleaded guilty to breaching the terms of his contract, was handed a one year susp...


Army Commander promoted

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 19:35
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Army Commander Lieutenant General Crishantha de Silva has been promoted to the rank of General and is to be appointed as...


Work stoppage; postal services at a standstill

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 19:07
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Postal services countywide came to a standstill today because of the work stoppage launched by the members of the United...


Assigning lotteries boards to FAM: JO seeks legal action

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 18:38
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The joint opposition (JO) said today it would take legal action against the government decision to place the Development...


Individuals won't be allowed to transport or dump garbage: Isuru

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 17:28
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While promising to upgrade waste disposal services in the province, Western Province Chief Minister Isuru Devapriya said...


Cabinet approval to acquire Dr. Neville Fernando Hospital

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 15:49
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The Cabinet has approved a proposal permitting the government to take over the Neville Fernando Hospital attached to the...


SLC to conduct disciplinary Inquiry against Malinga

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 14:02
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today announced that it would conduct a Disciplinary Inquiry against national player Lasith Mali...


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