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Court refuses to issue arrest warrant on Udayanga

Friday, 30 September 2016 11:08

Colombo Fort Magistrate today refused the CID’s request to issue an arrest warrant through Interpol on one time Sri Lankan ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunge over the inquiry conducted on the alleged financial loss caused by purchasing Ukraine-buil..

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Blessings for the flags

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Cartoon of the day

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Avant Garde’s Ukrainian Captain re-remanded

Friday, 30 September 2016 20:31
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Avant Garde Captain Gennady Garvlov (40), remanded on charges of possessing and transporting illegal weapons was yesterd...


Two youths drown in a water hole off Negombo

Friday, 30 September 2016 19:18
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Two youths drowned today while bathing in a giant hole that dug to get soil in Udangawa, Kochchikade, Negombo this after...


RTI Commission established

Friday, 30 September 2016 18:05
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Mahinda Gammanpila a former Ministry Secretary was appointed as the Chairman of the Right to Information (RTI) Commissio...


‘Secret’ letter to Prez, PM from Malwatu Mahanayake

Friday, 30 September 2016 17:12
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The Malwatu Mahanayake the Most Ven. Thibbotuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Thera today handed over a ‘secret&rsquo...


SL says atmosphere not conducive to hold SAARC Summit

Friday, 30 September 2016 15:05
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In the wake of four member-countries including India pulling out of the 19th SAARC Summit scheduled to be held in Islama...


Hashish worth Rs.160 mn seized in Rajagiriya

Friday, 30 September 2016 14:04
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More than 11 kilos of Hashish worth Rs.160 million has been taken into custody in Rajagiriya by the Special Investigatio...


Avant Garde case: Gota, Senadipathi, 5 others granted bail

Friday, 30 September 2016 13:00
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Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Avant Garde Maritime Services Chairman Nissanka Senadipathi and five others...


Corporal’s Body found at Kotmale Power Plant

Friday, 30 September 2016 12:40
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The body of a 41-year-old Army Lance Corporal was today found outside the Kotmale Hydroelectric Power Plant signal room ...


Chanuka Ratwatte and four others re-remanded

Friday, 30 September 2016 11:59
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Chanuka Ratwatte and four others, who were arrested by the FCID in connection with an alleged misappropriation of Rs. 4....


Avant Garde case: Gota and 6 others appear in Courts

Friday, 30 September 2016 10:14
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Nissanka Senadipathi and five others appeared in the Colombo Chief Magistra...


Take action against Perpetual Treasuries: Bandula to Govt.

Friday, 30 September 2016 09:27
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UPFA MP Bandula Gunawardane yesterday questioned the government as to what action it would take in connection with the e...


Punjab border villages evacuated after army’s surgical strikes across LoC

Friday, 30 September 2016 08:55
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Punjab authorities ordered the evacuation of villages near the Pakistan border on Thursday as chief minister Parkash Sin...


Cabana fire kills a man in hotel

Friday, 30 September 2016 07:24
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A 47-year-old man was reported to have burnt to death after a cabana caught fire at a tourist hotel in Pottuvil last nig...


Govt. to apprise diplomats of situation in North

Friday, 30 September 2016 06:28
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The government has decided to apprise the foreign diplomats in Colombo on the situation in the North in the wake of prot...


New laws needed to face new threat of migration: MS

Friday, 30 September 2016 03:54
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President Maithripala Sirisena said that the Security Council, which met recently, had discussed the importance of draft...


Magistrate says to name ex-DIG as suspect if involved in abduction

Thursday, 29 September 2016 21:25
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Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Pieris today directed the CID to name former DIG Anura Senanayake - who is now i...


Train smashes into New Jersey station injuring 100

Thursday, 29 September 2016 19:51
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A commuter train has crashed into a rail station in the city of Hoboken, in the US state of New Jersey. ...


Ravi denies reports on gazette discrepancies

Thursday, 29 September 2016 19:06
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Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake yesterday denied reports of discrepancies in the gazette notification pertaining to t...


Talks with President ended on positive note: GMOA

Thursday, 29 September 2016 18:25
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The Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) said today that the discussions held with President Maithripala ...


Foreign agency to redevelop Bogambara prison site

Thursday, 29 September 2016 17:41
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The Cabinet yesterday approved a proposal by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to assign an international agency to re...


MCs say no collection of garbage unless segregated

Thursday, 29 September 2016 17:16
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All Municipal Councils in the country have decided to refrain from collecting garbage from November 1 unless they were s...


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