​One killed as van runs over supporters of Duminda

Saturday, 1 August 2015 16:05

At least one person died and four others were injured when a van driven by a police officer ran over supporters of UPFA candidate and Minister Duminda Dissanayake in Rambawa, Anuradhapura, this afternoon.

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Ranil promises to develop North

Sunday, 2 August 2015 21:22
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, at an election rally in Vavuniya, on Saturday, promised to set up a special centre ...


Prabhakaran’s bodyguard in lankan election fray

Sunday, 2 August 2015 20:28
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Sivanathan Navindra alias Venthan, a former bodyguard of the slain Tamil Tiger leader Velupillai Prabhakaran is among ni...


TNA fueling hardliners with demand for federalism - JVP

Sunday, 2 August 2015 19:58
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today hit hard at the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) which had demanded for federalis...


Sotthi Upali’s son, accomplice

Sunday, 2 August 2015 18:47
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Sotthi Upali’s younger son and an accomplice were arrested by the Mirihana Crime Investigations Unit in connection...


Janaka Bandara’s son arrested

Sunday, 2 August 2015 17:34
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Former Minister Janaka Bandara Tennakoon’s son Pramitha was today arrested on charges of assaulting three UNP supp...


CBK backing UNFGG-Arjuna

Sunday, 2 August 2015 16:42
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Ex-president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, in a show of support for the United National Party-led United Front for...


Old habits die hard: JVP

Sunday, 2 August 2015 16:07
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Friday's shooting at Bloemendhal Road where a United National Front for Good Governance (UNFGG) supporter was killed...


Five held for kidney change in Sri Lanka

Sunday, 2 August 2015 13:49
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The Indian Special Task Force of the Crime Branch on Friday arrested five persons of a family from Berhampur, Odisha, in...


BCCI bans wives, girlfriends during SL tour: Report

Sunday, 2 August 2015 13:19
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Team India players reportedly have been informed that their wives and girlfriends will not be allowed during their offic...


22 injured as lorry crosses rail track

Sunday, 2 August 2015 12:04
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At least 22 people were injured when a lorry crossed a railway line between Gampola and Gelioya this morning, Police sai...


Ravi trying to create terror- Thilanga

Sunday, 2 August 2015 10:11
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UPFA candidate Thilanga Sumathipala charged that Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake was trying to create terror in the s...


Twin sisters drown

Sunday, 2 August 2015 09:26
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Twin sisters aged 23 had drowned while they were bathing at a lake at Agalawatta in Mathugama last evening, the Police s...


Gold slabs worth Rs. 12 mn seized at BIA

Sunday, 2 August 2015 07:07
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A Sri Lankan male had been arrested by the Sri Lanka Customs while trying to smuggle in 24 pieces of gold slabs weighing...


Video;​UK plane crash kills members of Bin Laden family

Saturday, 1 August 2015 22:18
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Three members of Osama bin Laden's family were among four people killed in a small plane crash in southern England, ...


Kotahena shooting, Police seek public assistance

Saturday, 1 August 2015 14:04
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Police are seeking public assistance to apprehend the suspects wanted for yesterday’s shooting in Kotahena. ...


UN supports north on CV's request: Spokesman

Saturday, 1 August 2015 12:38
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United Nations said yesterday it was exploring provision of a broad package of technical and financial assistance includ...


Three women killed, 12 injured in accident

Saturday, 1 August 2015 11:47
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Three women were killed and 12 injured when a lorry veered off the road at Habaraluara on the Udawalawa kataragama Road ...


Kotahena shooting: Underworld clash?

Saturday, 1 August 2015 10:56
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Preliminary police investigations had revealed the yesterday's shooting might be related to a longstanding clash bet...


Sujeewa Senasinghe noticed to appear in Court

Friday, 31 July 2015 22:54
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Deputy Justice Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe and another person were today noticed to appear in the Homagama Magistrate&rs...


Underworld factions clashed in Kotahena: UPFA

Friday, 31 July 2015 21:42
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While condemning the Kotahena shooting which killed a woman, the UPFA today said the shooting seems to be a result of a ...


Kotahena incident: Police finds car

Friday, 31 July 2015 20:33
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A car suspected to have been used to transport the armed men who opened fire at the supporters of Minister Ravi Karunana...


Video: Ravi points finger at bankrupt politicians

Friday, 31 July 2015 17:37
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Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said the shooting at Kotahena was a breach of democratic principles and was sponsored...


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