Update: President’s brother injured in attack

Thursday, 26 March 2015 20:55

Priyantha Sirisena, the brother of President Maithripala Sirisena was hospitalised with serious injuries after he was assaulted by an unknown person at Hathare Ela area in Polonnaruwa.

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​Electoral reforms: Decision within 10 days

Friday, 27 March 2015 01:20
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday said a decision on the new electoral system would be taken by political ...


Basil to return soon

Thursday, 26 March 2015 23:04
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Former economic development minister and UPFA MP Basil Rajapaksa has said that he would return to Sri Lanka soon and wou...


Three drown in Kalu Ganga

Thursday, 26 March 2015 19:19
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A 42-year-old woman and her two daughters aged 11 and 16 were drowned while bathing in Kalu Ganga near Palapitiyagoda in...


Over 25 SLFP MPs attend Ratnapura rally

Thursday, 26 March 2015 18:23
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About 28 Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) MPs and several ministers including Kumara Welgama, C. B Ratnayake and many othe...


CID records Mervyn’s statement

Thursday, 26 March 2015 18:13
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The CID has recorded a statement from former minister and UPFA MP Mervyn Silva today on the killing of Sunday Leader New...


Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'

Thursday, 26 March 2015 17:57
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The co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday appeared to want to "destroy the...


Australia beat India to reach final

Thursday, 26 March 2015 17:17
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Australia powered into the World Cup final with a 95-run victory over defending champions India in Sydney. ...


No agreement on 83 days of fishing: Ministry

Thursday, 26 March 2015 15:33
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The Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Ministry today denied the existence of an agreement with Indian fisherme...


Maldivian drug trafficker arrested at Dehiwala

Thursday, 26 March 2015 15:06
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A Maldivian drug dealer was arrested in Dehiwala last evening with 169 grams of heroin while he was staying at a hotel, ...


SC rejects vehicle importers’ petition on tax

Thursday, 26 March 2015 15:02
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The Supreme Court today rejected a petition filed by vehicle importers against the Finance Ministry’s move to incr...


Colombo Port City project back on track

Thursday, 26 March 2015 14:43
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China's biggest investment project in Sri Lanka, the Colombo Port City Project which was suspended for months by the...


Court orders check on Gota’s accounts

Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:43
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The Galle Magistrate today directed the CID to inspect the bank accounts of former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa,...


50 SLFP MPs want Dinesh as Opp. Leader: Vasu

Thursday, 26 March 2015 12:07
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UPFA MP Vasudeva Nanayakkara today said about 50 Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) MPs had signed a document to be submitte...


China says SL is a strategic partner

Thursday, 26 March 2015 11:32
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Chinese President Xi Jinping has told visiting Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena that they consider Sri Lanka a ...


Lankan in Dubai sentenced to life in jail for murdering wife

Thursday, 26 March 2015 11:00
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A Sri Lanka who slashed his wife’s leg with a knife and then strangled her because she was cheating on him, will s...


US says SL to face tough challenges

Thursday, 26 March 2015 10:27
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Though President Maithripala Sirisena was pivoting the country away from the harmful policies of his predecessor, the US...


Pilot was locked out of cockpit before crash ?

Thursday, 26 March 2015 08:13
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As officials struggled Wednesday to explain why a jet with 150 people on board crashed in relatively clear skies, an inv...


Imm. Dept. receives 10 dual citizenship applications

Thursday, 26 March 2015 03:09
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With the government’s decision to reintroduce dual citizenship status to nine countries, the Department of Immigra...


Rajitha’s statements keep changing constantly: Tilvin

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 23:05
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Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) General Secretary Tilvin Silva said today Cabinet Spokesman Rajitha Senaratne was consta...


SC affirms death sentence

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 22:12
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The Supreme Court has re-affirmed the death sentence imposed by the High Court Trial-at-Bar Judges on the four convicts ...


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