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David Cameron resigns

Friday, 24 June 2016 13:06

Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down by October after the UK voted to leave the European Union. Mr Cameron made the announcement in a statement outside Downing Street after the final result was announced. He said he would attempt to "steady the ..

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Ranil at Viharamahadevi Balika Vidyalaya

Friday, 24 June 2016 20:27
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Cartoon of the day

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Will not get into Katchatheevu case: Madras HC

Friday, 24 June 2016 22:46
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The Madras high court has declined to interfere with the India-Sri Lanka agreement, and subsequent executive orders, on ...


RTI Bill passed with amendments

Friday, 24 June 2016 20:22
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Parliament today passed the Right to Information Bill unanimously with amendments. The Bill was taken up for debate in t...


Lanka to sign trade pact with UK

Friday, 24 June 2016 18:30
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Sri Lanka will sign a trade pact with the United Kingdom as soon as possible, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Har...


Galigamuwa accident-Death toll rises to six

Friday, 24 June 2016 17:46
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The death toll in the road accident at Ballapana in Galigamuwa on Thursday increased to six when two of the injured who ...


BIA attack trial to begin in July after 15 years

Friday, 24 June 2016 16:39
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The hearing of the Katunayaka Air base attack by the LTTE that damaged and destroyed 40 aircraft, helicopters and Airbus...


Joint Opposition protest march against Mahendran

Friday, 24 June 2016 15:59
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A chaotic situation prevailed as the Joint Opposition demonstrated and staged a protest march demanding the resignation ...


Mahendran not to seek re-appointment as CB Governor

Friday, 24 June 2016 13:07
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Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran today informed the Monetary Board that he would not be seeking re-appointment as ...


Update: Rohitha Abeygunawardena injured during protest

Friday, 24 June 2016 12:27
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Former Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardene was hospitalised after being injured during a protest launched by the Joint Oppo...


Six suspects arrested with 1.5 kg heroin

Friday, 24 June 2016 11:25
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Six suspects including two women had been arrested with 1.5 kilograms of heroin worth Rs.12million by the Police Narcoti...


Ukrainian captain of Avant-Garde ship arrested

Friday, 24 June 2016 10:16
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Ukrainian captain of the controversial Avant-Garde ship was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in ...


Britain votes to leave EU in historic divorce: BBC

Friday, 24 June 2016 09:55
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Britain has voted to leave the European Union, the BBC said based on voter tallies from Thursday's referendum, an ou...


EU vote shows divided Britain, result too close to call

Friday, 24 June 2016 09:44
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Britain's bitterly contested referendum on whether to quit the European Union was too close to call on Friday as ear...


Soyza hits out at Basil's party

Friday, 24 June 2016 04:04
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The break away group of the SLFP, ‘the joint opposition’ and the new party reported to be formed by former M...


'Celluloid gang operating in Jaffna'

Friday, 24 June 2016 01:58
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A gang, inspired by violent scenes in South Indian cinema, is engaged in emulating them for various criminal activities ...


Unlimited funds for treatment of cancer patients

Thursday, 23 June 2016 21:34
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Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister Rajitha Senaratne has directed the Ministry to remove the threshold o...


Thajudeen murder: CID to get CCTV report in August

Thursday, 23 June 2016 20:35
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Senior State Counsel Dilan Ratnayake today told court that the CCTV footage relating to the inquiry over the murder of R...


Norwegian PM welcomes reconciliation progress in SL

Thursday, 23 June 2016 20:01
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Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg welcomed the progress in Sri Lanka in reconciliation, strengthening democracy, goo...


Nearly 50,000 heroin addicts in Sri Lanka

Thursday, 23 June 2016 19:37
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About 50,000 heroin addicts were reported in Sri Lanka while nearly 200,000 people were reportedly addicted to cannabis,...


Ulterior motives behind arrest of Govt.’s opponents: Wimal

Thursday, 23 June 2016 18:24
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Jathika Nidahas Peramuna (JNP) MP Wimal Weerawansa today charged that the government was imprisoning its opponents at a ...


Ranjan under fire for target practice

Thursday, 23 June 2016 17:09
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Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake came under fire in Parliament today for using the premises of the MPs' housing com...


Update: Police constable’s side arm misfires killing another

Thursday, 23 June 2016 16:31
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The side arm of a police officer is reported to have misfired injuring another officer attached to the Kantale Police st...


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