Gnanasara Thera arrested

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 10:06

Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera was arrested by the Police today when he arrived at the Cinnamon Garden police to give a statement.

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Faiszer appointed as a legal adviser to President

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 12:41
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Former State Minister of Aviation Faiszer Mustapha has been appointed as a legal adviser to President Maithripala Sir...


Gnanasara Thera released on bail

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 11:37
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Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera was released on a cash bail of Rs. 5,000 with a...


Garbage railway within 2 years

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 11:25
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The Colombo Municipality yesterday said that it would continue to dump garbage in Meethotamulla until the completion ...


Film on slain Lankan TV journalist banned

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 11:20
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The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) in India has refused to certify ‘Porkalathil Oru Poo,’ a film...


Ban of protests and demonstrations in Jaffna

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 10:38
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The Mallakam Magistrate’s Court today issued a stay order banning any protests, demonstrations or assembly up t...


Sanga, Herath win CEAT Int’l Cricketer, Bowler

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 10:34
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Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara clinched the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year honour while spinner Ran...


Video: Counter revolution using social media: Ranil

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 06:59
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A counter revolution is being mooted over social media to rob the hard-won freedom of the people and these attempts shou...


Basil FR petition: Justice Eva steps down

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 04:09
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Justice Eva Wanasundara, one of the three-judges of the Supreme Court bench that is to hear the fundamental rights petit...


Excise busted liquor racket by embassy driver

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 01:31
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A major racket involving the selling of selling foreign liquor at Rosmead Place by the embassy of an Asian country was b...


New security plan before year-end: Ruwan

Monday, 25 May 2015 23:30
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State Minister of Defence, Ruwan Wijewardene told Daily Mirror today that a new National Security Plan would be in place...


Two Anunayake Theras appointed after 162 years

Monday, 25 May 2015 23:03
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After a lapse of 162 years, two Anunayake Theras were appointed to the Asgiriya Chapter by the Karaka Sangha Sabha led b...


More ministers to resign, including UNPers: Dinesh

Monday, 25 May 2015 18:47
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More SLFP as well as UNP Ministers would quit the government following the steps of the four ministers who resigned on T...


Customs DG resigns

Monday, 25 May 2015 17:02
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Director General of Customs Jagath P. Wijeweera has tendered his resignation to the Finance Ministry Secretary, Minis...


Video: 162 tons of refuse tea seized

Monday, 25 May 2015 16:36
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Nine containers of refuse tea to be exported to the Middle East and Europe as ‘Ceylon Tea’ had been seized b...


Ranil trying to cover-up bond scandal: GL

Monday, 25 May 2015 15:00
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UPFA MP G.L. Peiris today claimed that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was attempting to cover up February’s c...


​Video: Three killed in Maradana bakery fire

Monday, 25 May 2015 13:56
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Three employees were killed in a fire broke out at a bakery near Kaleel’s Nursing Home in Maradana a short while a...


Video: UPFA complains to IMF on Mahendran

Monday, 25 May 2015 12:52
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UPFA MPs G.L. Peiris, Bandula Gunawardane, Dullas Alahapperuma and Udith Lokubandara have lodged a complaint with the In...


Johnston further remanded

Monday, 25 May 2015 10:45
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Former Minister and Parliamentarian Johnston Fernando who was produced before the Kurunegala Magistrate this morning on ...


Mob attacks Palai Police team

Monday, 25 May 2015 09:26
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A Police team from Palai came under attack from residents, when they had attempted to arrest a suspect of an assault who...


Police remove Prabhakaran hoardings in Tiruchy

Monday, 25 May 2015 08:31
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Tension prevailed for a while at different places in the city in the wee hours of Sunday, when a group of volunteers of ...


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SL to follow Maldives with ‘open skies’ policy

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Sri Lanka will be adopting the ‘open skies’ policy practised by the Maldives to develop tourism in the future, according to a Cabinet minister. ... Read More...


Etihad airways wins three coveted world travel awards including middle east’s leading airline

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 12:17 | 7443 views

For the ninth consecutive year, Etihad Airways has been named The Middle East’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards Middle East. The prestigious gala ceremony was held last night at the F... Read More...