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I will be listening to everything- Zeid

Saturday, 6 February 2016 16:28

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, who arrived this morning, said that he would meet both the state and representatives from all communities and will be listening to everything they have to say. “I am delighted t..

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Protest against UNHR Chief visit

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Cartoon of the day

Friday, 5 February 2016 05:13
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India fully satisfied with SL’s works-Swaraj

Saturday, 6 February 2016 15:59
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Visiting Indian Foreign Minister Mrs. Sushma Swaraj says the government of India solidly thanks Sri Lanka for its polici...


'Indian fishermen destroying livelihood of SL fishermen'

Saturday, 6 February 2016 15:08
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Sri Lanka expects to obtain an undertaking from Indian Foreign Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to ban bottom trawling by ...


Taiwan earthquake: 230 pulled alive, many trapped

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A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling a complex of two high-rise residential buildi...


Joint Opp. dashes coconuts against FCID

Saturday, 6 February 2016 12:13
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The MPs of the Joint Opposition today dashed some 100,000 coconuts at the Seenigama Devalaya against the Financial Crime...


UNP, SLFP agreed on UN resolution

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Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said the UNP and the SLFP were on the same wave length with regard to the Geneva resolutio...


Zeid arrives in SL

Saturday, 6 February 2016 09:19
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The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein arrived in Sri Lanka this morning on a four...


Sri Lanka to rewamp bilateral ties with China

Saturday, 6 February 2016 07:37
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In a bid to revamp bilateral ties with China, two ministers will visit that country during the end of this month to hold...


Largest passenger cruise liner to arrive in Hambantota

Saturday, 6 February 2016 03:22
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The largest passenger cruise liner with 1176 persons on board and a crew of 600, will be berthed at the Hambantota Port ...


TN parties express concern over Maithripala's stand

Friday, 5 February 2016 21:41
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DMK and MDMK today expressed concern over Sri Lankan President Maithiripala Sirisena's reported statement that his c...


Joint. Opp. wants to work independently

Friday, 5 February 2016 21:08
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Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya has been requested by Joint Opposition parliamentarians to allow them to work inde...


Appoint a competent AG soon, civil unions say

Friday, 5 February 2016 19:57
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The National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) today urged the government to immediately appoint a talented and indepen...


Report on kidney racket handed over to minister

Friday, 5 February 2016 18:41
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The investigative report, of the five-member committee appointed to look into the alleged kidney racket involving Sri La...


I didn't influence Embilipitiya widow: Ven. Omalpe Thera

Friday, 5 February 2016 17:57
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Rejecting allegations that Ven. Omalpe Sobitha Thera influenced the widow of Embilipitiya man, who died in a fall, by gi...


Magistrate wants medical report on Sicille Kotalawela

Friday, 5 February 2016 16:13
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Court today directed the Durdans Hospital Director to provide a detailed medical report by February 8 as to why Lalith K...


SL-born CEO to receive $11.1 million in one-time payout

Friday, 5 February 2016 15:24
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Sri Lankan-born Alere CEO Namal Nawana would receive about $11.1 million in one-time payouts after the Alere’s a...


Jet crew suspended for letting Sonu Nigam sing on a flight

Friday, 5 February 2016 13:45
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Jet Airways has suspended the crew of a flight for letting Indian Singer Sonu Nigam, 42, use the public announcement sys...


Sushma Swaraj arrives

Friday, 5 February 2016 12:56
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Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake today on a ...


Prince Zeid to visit Jaffna, Trinco

Friday, 5 February 2016 12:18
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Visiting UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein is scheduled to visit Jaffna, Trincomalee and...


Kumar Gunaratnam re-remanded

Friday, 5 February 2016 11:58
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Senior member of Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) Kumar Gunaratnam was further remanded till February 15 by Kegalle Magis...


Neville F'do Hospital offered to Govt. by chairman

Friday, 5 February 2016 10:23
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The Chairman of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) in Malabe, Dr. Neville Fernando yesterday s...


El Nino has intensified dry spell: Met Dept.

Friday, 5 February 2016 03:33
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The current dry spell experienced in the country is a result of the EL Nino phenomenon, the Department of Meteorology sa...


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