Video: MR says he will win if he contests

Monday, 27 April 2015 17:07

In an interview with Al Jazeera, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that he would win if he contested at the next general election.

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Kerry will travel to SL on Saturday- State Dept.

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 08:07
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Sri Lanka on Saturday to meet with its new president, Maithripala Siri...


SL Tamil gets 7-year jail in robbery case

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 07:59
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The Second Additional Assistant Sessions Court here on Monday convicted and sentenced a Sri Lankan Tamil to undergo seve...


Four UPFA Uva PC members sacked

Monday, 27 April 2015 23:12
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Four United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Uva Provincial Council members were sacked today from the party for t...


​Indian fishermen engage in illegal acts in SL waters: India

Monday, 27 April 2015 21:57
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In a stand that may not go down well in Tamil Nadu, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Monday told the Madras High Court that I...


Deported Lankan returns to Switzerland

Monday, 27 April 2015 21:32
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A Tamil asylum seeker who was sent back to his home country in 2013 and subsequently arrested has been allowed to return...


Four killed in jeep-train collision

Monday, 27 April 2015 17:07
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Four people were killed and two others were injured when their jeep collided with a train travelling from Jaffna to Colo...


Earthquake due to mankind’s destructive nature: Patali

Monday, 27 April 2015 15:22
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Power and Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka today said the Nepal earthquake was not an isolated incident but a re...


Militant involved in SL cricket team attack in Lahore killed

Monday, 27 April 2015 15:06
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Three wanted Taliban terrorists, including one militant involved in the attack on Sri Lankan Cricket team in Lahore, wer...


Satyagraha called off

Monday, 27 April 2015 13:37
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The Satyagraha of the National Movement for Social Justice which was scheduled to be held at Independence Square today w...


Full-face helmets: stay order on ban extended

Monday, 27 April 2015 12:57
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The Court of Appeal today extended the operation of the police advisory banning the use of face-covered helmets until Ma...


Video: Don’t bypass historic opportunity: President on 19A

Monday, 27 April 2015 12:24
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In his address to Parliament prior to the debate on the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, President Maithripala Sirise...


Protest to urge enactment of 19A

Monday, 27 April 2015 12:15
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A protest march -- organsied by the civil society group Purawasi Balaya is currently underway near the parliament rounda...


Sections related to media will be removed from 19A: PM

Monday, 27 April 2015 11:23
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told the parliament today that sections related to media in the 19th Amendment to th...


BBS to be charged with defamation and trespassing

Monday, 27 April 2015 10:34
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The Colombo Fort Magistrate today ordered the police to file charge sheets against Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Organisation Gen...


Nepal earthquake: Death toll exceeds 3,000

Monday, 27 April 2015 10:02
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At least 3,218 people are now known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, say officials. ...


New Parliament will meet in September: Ranil

Monday, 27 April 2015 09:54
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Indicating the general election would be delayed, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinge yesterday said the new Parliament w...


Daya Alwis no more

Monday, 27 April 2015 09:03
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Well-known actor Daya Alwis (72) who was undergoing treatment following an accident, has passed away this morning hospit...


Air Force C130 develops engine trouble in Nepal

Sunday, 26 April 2015 22:45
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A C130 plane belonging to the Sri Lanka Air Force, which carried emergency supplies, medical and relief workers to Nepal...


Satyagraha urging the enactment of 19A

Sunday, 26 April 2015 22:14
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A satyagraha organised by a number of religious heads and headed by the Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera, the head of Natio...


Disaster Management Centre collects relief assistance

Sunday, 26 April 2015 21:37
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The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) has set up a special coordinating centre to collect relief assistance to be dispatc...


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