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UNP names Akila, Kabir, Navin, Ruwan and Harsha for party positions

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 20:43

The UNP politburo today nominated Akila Viraj Kariyawasam for the post of General Secretary, Kabir Hashim-Chairman, Navin Dissanayake-National organizer, Dr. Harsha De Silva for the post of Treasurer and and Ruwan Wijewardene for the post of Deputy General Sec..

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Leading the visually impaired to Siripada

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Cartoon of the day

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DFCC Credit Card relaunch

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 13:01

11 pandals in Colombo on Vesak Day: Police

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 23:56
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While stating that 3,000 police personnel will be deployed on Vesak Day for the security of the people and traffic contr...


Restriction on pandals: Not a Govt. decision, but a ministerial request

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 22:15
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While stating that the proposal to restrict Pandals on Vesak and Poson Poya Days is not a governmental decision, but a m...


JVP to discuss 20A with all factions

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 21:56
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today they would discuss the Draft Bill of the 20th Amendment with all factions...


SLMC rejects foreign medical team to hold clinics in SL

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 21:13
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The Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) rejected to register a foreign medical team of around 150 members who had sought ap...


More than 1,500 of PC vehicles not in running condition

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 19:43
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More than 1,500 Government-owned vehicles under the purview of the nine Provincial Councils were not in running conditio...


SL reiterates NPT’s importance to build peace, security

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 18:36
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Sri Lanka has reiterated the importance of the Non-Proliferation of the Nuclear Weapons (NPT) as the global regime for n...


Lankan-born Canadian killed in Toronto incident

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 17:40
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A 46-year-old Sri Lankan born woman with Canadian citizenship is among the identified victims killed in the Toronto inci...


Rupee has slipped to record lows this week due to importer dollar demand.

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 16:12
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According to currency dealers, the rupee hit a fresh low of Rs.157.40 against US dollar yesterday, surpassing the previo...


Commission on SriLankan to start recording evidence: President

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 15:09
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The Presidential Commission appointed to investigate financial irregularities which had taken place at SriLankan airline...


USNS Mercy arrives in SL for Pacific Partnership

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 14:40
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Service members of the US and partner nations participating in Pacific Partnership 2018 arrived in Trincomalee aboard th...


Ammonia tragedy a result of ignoring proper security methods: CEA

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 13:02
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The recent tragedy in Crepe Rubber Manufacturing Factory at Horana where five people died due to an ammonia gas exposure...


SL citizens not among Toronto victims at present: MFA

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 12:43
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Identified victims of the Toronto incident did not include any Sri Lankans at present, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs s...


Ammonia gas tragedy: Factory manager and lab controller re-remanded

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 10:47
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The factory manager and the senior laboratory controller of the Horana Rubber Factory where five deaths were reported in...


Ministers not in favour of ban on pandals

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 08:30
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The proposal made by the Minister of Buddha Sasana Gamini Jayawickrama Perera to the Cabinet yesterday banning Wesak Pan...


No one has backbone to probe Gota’s abductions: Mervyn

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 04:48
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The man behind the white van culture was former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and the FCID had no backbone to in...


Polls this year if approved by Parliament: EC

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 23:06
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Elections Commission (EC) Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said today if Parliament approves the delimitation report on Provi...


Police liaising with Interpol to bring back Udayanga, Mahendran: Minister

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 22:05
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Law and Order Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara today said that necessary action is already in place to bring in wanted, ...


The 16 SLFPers vow to expose frauds in Govt.

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 20:41
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Former Minister Chandima Weerakkody said today the 16 former SLFP ministers, state and deputy ministers who quit the yah...


CCD to go ahead and remove illegal structures despite minister’s phone calls

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 20:03
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The Coast Conservation Department (CCD) Director General Prabath Chandrakeerthi today told the Daily Mirror that Ministe...


Scarcity of funds: Bond market likely to collapse, says Bandula

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 18:37
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While claiming that the Central Bank of Sri Lanka lacked sufficient funds to pay back the Treasury bonds and bills befor...


Eastern Province doctors threaten work stoppage

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 16:51
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Doctors attached to all Government Hospitals in the Eastern Province warned that they will launch a strike after Thursda...


Court re-issues arrest warrant against Jaliya Wickramasuriya

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 14:46
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Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne today re-issued an open warrant against former Sri Lankan Ambassador to the US, ...


IP Rangajeewa and Lamahewa re-remanded

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 13:06
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Police Narcotic Bureau Inspector Neomal Rangajeewa and Prisons Department Commissioner Emil Ranjan Lamahewa, who were in...


Int'l recognition needed for Cabinet posts: President

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 13:01
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President Maithripala Sirisena has said that when appointing a Cabinet minister, the person selected must not only be ac...


Heavy traffic at Ceramic Junction

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 12:41
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Heavy traffic was reported near the Ceramic Junction in Colombo due to a protest carried out by a group of unemployed gr...


Inter-country adoption racket: SL adoptees to sue Dutch Govt.

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 12:16
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Sri Lankan adoptees in the Netherlands are to hold the Dutch government liable for knowing about the adoption racket dur...


Ranjan to take on corruption at SLC

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 11:01
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Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake yesterday claimed he had been questioned by Anti-Corruption officials of the Internati...


Cost-reflective fuel pricing formula yet to be finalised

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 10:12
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The cost-reflective pricing formula for petroleum has not been finalised yet and presenting it to the Cabinet will be de...


PM behind JVP’s proposal to remove executive presidency - PHU

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 09:03
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While stating that the Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) is against the proposal of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) to re...


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Man used son as shield while dealing drugs

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A man who was in the habit of peddling drugs on the pretext of taking his son to pre-school was nabbed by the police in ...


Thief, attacked by bees, made a hasty retreat minus his sarong

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A thief who had entered a poultry run in a Tea estate in Dumbara braving the rains to steal some fully grown fowls had t...


The woman's rage turned into laughter

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An interesting incident was reported from Pussellawa where a woman who burst into laughter when she saw the "thieve...


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