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Stay order against the implementation of LG Gazette

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 11:20

The Court of Appeal has issued a Stay order preventing the implementation of the Gazette notification regarding the number of members to all local government bodies, until December 4. The petition was taken up, before a three-member judge bench comprising Pre..

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Backlash against govt.’s alcohol policy

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Cartoon of the day

Thursday, 23 November 2017 05:33
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Ajith appeals Speaker to mediate

Thursday, 23 November 2017 01:47
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UNP MP and Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera yesterday made an appeal to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to mediate to get the det...


Calls to COPE members are a ‘Major Issue’: Dayasiri

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 23:44
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Co- Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara today admitted that there was a “major issue” in the f...


No issue with COPE members’ calls: Rajitha

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 22:36
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Co-Cabinet Spokesperson Rajitha Senaratne today said that there was no issue with COPE members speaking to Arjun Aloysiu...


LG Polls: Anura slams ‘planned conspiracy’

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 21:52
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Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said today they were ready to join any political force or grou...


LG Polls: MR questions continual postponements

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 20:50
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While claiming that the Joint Opposition members were against the attempts made to further postponement of the local Gov...


Sujeewa violated Standing Orders: Dinesh

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 18:17
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Joint Opposition MP Dinesh Gunawardane said today that State Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe, who criticised the conduct of ...


Bravo! Bravo! Bravo! CBK to PM

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 16:57
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Former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga in a personal message praised Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe fo...


SL Police not anyone’s private property: IGP

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 15:15
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IGP Pujith Jayasundara yesterday criticized the verbal order, given by an individual during the previous regime, to stop...


President to visit South Korea next week

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 13:22
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President Maithripala Sirisena would visit South Korea next week on a state visit in line with the 40th annive...


NFF General Secretary resigns

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 10:51
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General Secretary of the National Freedom Front (NFF), Priyanjan Vitharana has resigned from his post yesterday due to p...


Drug trafficker nabbed in Chilaw with 2 kg of heroin

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 10:23
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The Narcotics Unit of the Excise Department seized 2 kg of heroin valued at Rs. 20 million during a raid at Karukapane b...


Ranil, wife Maithree offer prayers at Kollur temple

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 10:18
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his wife Maithree offered prayers at the famous Kollur Sri Mookambika temple, Ka...


General amnesty for absentees ends today

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 10:03
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The extended general amnesty period offered to Army absentees (Absent Without Leave) to receive their legal discharge af...


Brothel raid: 10 including three Thai women arrested

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 08:23
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Ten women including three from Thailand and seven Sri Lankan women had been arrested last night on charges of allegedly ...


Attempt to arrest Gotabhaya

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 07:34
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The former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday, that there is a plan by the government to take into custody the f...


Upcoming LG Polls: President seeks views of UPFA allies

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 03:33
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President Sirisena has sought the views of the allies of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) on the modali...


Rs.700mn for Commonwealth Games bidding is missing

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 01:28
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It was revealed in parliament yesterday that over Rs. 700 million including nearly Rs.200 million State funds deposited ...


No one can predict the govt's success or failure: President

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 23:43
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No one can issue certificates claiming the success of government’s completion of its targets, President Maithripal...


Health Ministry to conduct SLMC election in ad-hoc manner: GMOA

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 22:10
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The Health Ministry is making an attempt to conduct the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) election in an illegal manner t...


Robert Mugabe resigns

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 21:38
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Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said. ...


Sujeewa says he is disappointed with President

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 18:17
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State Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe today while calling to appoint Presidential Commissions to inquire into ship deals, Mi...


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Anagreement between the UK and the Kandyan Chiefs of Ceylon titled, Kandyan Convention,w...

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A so-called Commission on ‘The SAITM Crisis, and Deriving Solutions’, is in ...

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With the Court of Appeal suspending the implementation of the Gazette notification on de...

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Tourist misunderstands passing remarks in Sinhala

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 06:37
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An individual heavily intoxicated had confronted a woman tourist and had attempted to teach her morals, and the woman no...


"Opposite to mother is father"

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 09:57
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A teacher of a grade eight class of a school in the North Western Province was teaching the students the use of opposite...


Drunken novice creates big family rift

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 08:48
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A married couple living in a worksite in the Anuradhapura area was dragged into an unanticipated dispute which ended up ...


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