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NCPA launches probe into students carrying Osari Pota

Friday, 22 September 2017 14:23

The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) today launched an investigation into the incident at Gannoruwa in Kandy on Thursday where 250 female students of a primary school were used to carry Osari pota (Saree bridal veil) of a bride. The 3,200 meter-long..

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PM declares open Hotel Amari

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Cartoon of the day

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Mahendran intervened to ‘Fix’ bond auction: ASG De Livera

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During the cross-examination of former Governor Arjuna Mahendran, Additional Solicitor General Dappula De Livera suggest...


Cops in disguise to track down undisciplined motorists

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A special programme will be initiated from tomorrow to track down undisciplined motorists within the Colombo City limits...


Speaker endorses Provincial Council Amendment Bill

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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya endorsed the Provincial Council Elections (Amendment) Bill a short while ago thus giving effect ...


Cricketers ask SLC to probe Pramodya’s allegations

Friday, 22 September 2017 20:56
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The national cricketers including 40 contracted players have called for an immediate inquiry intosome ‘shocking&rs...


Ministry wants restrictions on soft liquor removed

Friday, 22 September 2017 18:43
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The Ministry of Tourism and Christian Affairs has proposed the removal of restrictions imposed on soft liquor sales in t...


Andhra Pradesh to set up industrial corridor in SL

Friday, 22 September 2017 16:34
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The Andhra Pradesh (AP) Government of India is contemplating to develop an industrial corridor in Sri Lanka, the Indian ...


Three hand grenades recovered in Slave Island

Friday, 22 September 2017 13:03
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Three live hand grenades had been found in Slave Island, Colombo this morning, the Police said.  ...


President Sirisena an exemplary leader: US

Friday, 22 September 2017 12:10
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President Maithripala Sirisena was an exemplary leader working closely with all member states, the United States said ye...


Opening zoo at night may risk animals' lives: JVP

Friday, 22 September 2017 11:08
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JVP MP Bimal Ratnayake asked yesterday whether a scientific study had been carried out to assess the impact on animals d...


Wasgamuwa National Park’s armoury broken into

Friday, 22 September 2017 10:06
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Five weapons including two repeater rifles and a t-56 weapon had been robbed from the wildlife officers’ armoury a...


EC should announce its stance: JO

Friday, 22 September 2017 09:23
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The Elections Commission (EC) should announce it stance in relevance with the government’s move to delay the Provi...


JVP supporting mainly to abolish executive presidency: Anura

Friday, 22 September 2017 08:31
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Chief Opposition Whip Anura Kumara Dissanayake said yesterday they would support the Constitution-making process based o...


Maximum devolution in one undivided and indivisible country: Interim report

Friday, 22 September 2017 07:24
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The interim report of the steering committee set up under the Constitutional Assembly was presented by its Chairman Prim...


Three PCs to come under purview of Governors: Minister

Friday, 22 September 2017 06:25
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The three Provincial Councils of Sabaragamuwa, North Central and Eastern will be brought under the administration of the...


SL among nations to retaliate against HR defenders: UN

Friday, 22 September 2017 05:09
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UN Human Rights office revealed on Wednesday that Sri Lanka is among the 29 countries that have retaliated in the past y...


Not against devolution of power in new Constitution: SLFP

Friday, 22 September 2017 03:36
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Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva said yesterday the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) was not against the devolution of pow...


Customs nab young couple with Rs.88M in local, foreign currency at BIA

Friday, 22 September 2017 00:35
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A young couple bound for Dubai, who tried to smuggle out local and foreign currency amounting to Rs.88 million, making i...


Man who tried to kill himself at MR’s residence arrested

Thursday, 21 September 2017 22:44
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A young man who had visited former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s official residence in Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo t...


Constitutional Assembly: focus on aspirations of all people

Thursday, 21 September 2017 20:15
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The Constitutional Assembly and the steering committee should focus on the aspirations of all people when it comes to co...


GMOA claims strike a success

Thursday, 21 September 2017 19:47
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Healthcare and education services countrywide were disrupted today because of the 24-hour strike launched by several tra...


No provable evidence filed against Jayasuriya: Marapana

Thursday, 21 September 2017 18:21
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Foreign Minister Thilak Marapana said today no provable evidence had been filed against former army commander Jagath Jay...


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The much awaited G.C.E.(A/L) Examination concluded the other day leaving a lot to ponder o...

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Monday, September 25, being World Pharmacists Day as declared by the International Pharmac...

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Yesterday was the United Nations International Day of Peace with the theme being ‘to...

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Executive Director of the World Bank for the constituency of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka, S. Aparna, together with the World Bank’s Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, I... Read More...


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Friday, 22 September 2017 13:25 | 244 views

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Friday, 22 September 2017 12:14 | 194 views

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