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Mathews to miss Banga Tests

Saturday, 25 February 2017 11:44

Angelo Mathews’ hamstring injury will keep him out of the forthcoming Test series against Bangladesh at home, as doctors who assessed him on Tuesday had advised further rest to heal the injury. The Sri Lankan skipper was expected to be fit to lead the s..

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Celebrating 75 years!

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Cartoon of the day

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SLFPers keen on amendments not new constitution: Dilan

Saturday, 25 February 2017 20:04
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The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) said yesterday the country needed only constitutional amendments but not a change of ...


Two including Pakistani arrested with heroin

Saturday, 25 February 2017 16:29
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Two men including a Pakistani national were arrested with 1.5 Kgs of heroin by the officials of the Police Narcotics Bur...


BASL poll rescheduled for March 15

Saturday, 25 February 2017 15:05
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The election to decide the next President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) has been rescheduled for March 15, ...


Special corp. to handle development in South: PM

Saturday, 25 February 2017 14:23
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A special corporation will be set up to take care of development activities in the southern province and all lands will ...


Wearing protective helmets made mandatory

Saturday, 25 February 2017 12:54
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Transport and Civil Aviation Minsiter Nimal Siripla De Silva yesterday issued a gazette notice making it mandatory all m...


New law to standardize degrees from state, non-state unis

Saturday, 25 February 2017 07:26
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Amid the continuing controversy on the quality of higher education offered by private sector educational institutions, t...


Party promotional work: UNP seniors express desire to offer task to another team

Friday, 24 February 2017 21:53
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UNP seniors who are holding top positions in the party are to keep away from party activities and handover party promoti...


NFF says divorce from UPFA to strengthen JO

Friday, 24 February 2017 20:43
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The National Freedom Front (NFF) led by MP Wimal Weerawansa said today the party's decision to act independently of ...


Dhal container collapses killing one and injuring four

Friday, 24 February 2017 18:09
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One person was killed and four others were injured when a dhal storage container collapsed on them at a warehouse in Pat...


Vajira Thera injured in accident

Friday, 24 February 2017 17:04
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Sabaragamuwa University Chancellor the Ven. Professor Kamburugamuwe Vajira Thera has suffered minor injuries when the ve...


US, SL discuss issues of common interest

Friday, 24 February 2017 16:36
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A bipartisan delegation from the US House of Representatives led by the Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, Bob Good...


11 injured in road accident

Friday, 24 February 2017 15:28
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Eleven people were injured when a van travelling towards Wellawaya skidded off the road and toppled over at Hulandawa on...


Gold worth Rs.2.4 mn seized at BIA

Friday, 24 February 2017 13:03
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A 30-year-old man was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning while attempting to smuggle ...


Shooting of LRC director a result of a contract: Police

Friday, 24 February 2017 12:42
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The Police suspect that the alleged shooting of Wimalaraj Nesan, the Director of Land Reform Commission in Batticaloa, h...


Indonesian Prez invites MS for a state visit

Friday, 24 February 2017 12:02
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Indonesian President Joko Widoda has invited President Maithripala Sirisena to pay a state visit immediately after his s...


Proposed Coke factory will reduce water resources: MP

Friday, 24 February 2017 11:28
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The Coca Cola factory proposed to be established in Sri Lanka would further reduce the water resources which are already...


Katukurunda boat tragedy: Skipper arrested

Friday, 24 February 2017 11:02
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The skipper of the boat which capsized off the coast of Kaluthara a week ago was taken into custody today, Police said. ...


18 illegal migrants arrested in Negombo

Friday, 24 February 2017 10:38
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Eighteen Sri Lankans who attempted to migrate to New Zealand illegally were arrested in Negombo in a combined operation ...


Sigiriya toilets out of order; tourists asked to go to jungle

Friday, 24 February 2017 10:11
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Tourists have been forced to use the jungle to answer calls of nature as the washrooms at Sigiriya heritage site are hav...


Students banned from taking hankies into Parliament

Friday, 24 February 2017 09:23
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Parliamentary authorities have decided to prevent school children who visit the House from taking handkerchieves into th...


It is a strategic move: MR

Friday, 24 February 2017 09:03
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MP Wimal Weerawansa’s request that five members of the National Freedom Front (NFF) would function separately in P...


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Babi Achchi nabbed with heroin

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A female heroin-peddler known as Babi Achchi, had been arrested with 3,150 grams of heroin in Angulana yesterday, the Po...


Bride elopes while her groom stops vehicle to buy soft drink

Monday, 20 February 2017 08:06
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A bride had eloped with another young man when the bridegroom stepped into a wayside grocery to buy a bottle of soft dri...


Man fleeing from jumbo encounters 'ghost'

Thursday, 16 February 2017 09:58
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One fine night a person was returning home alone after attending a funeral home in the village. After hearing the sound ...


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