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Phone charges to rise due to VAT

Saturday, 30 April 2016 07:41

Phone call charges will increase because of the removal of the exemption of Value Added Tax (VAT) from the telecommunication services, Minister of Digital Technology Harin Fernando said yesterday. Minister Fernando told a media briefing that call charges coul..

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Political parties hold May Day rallies

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Cartoon of the day

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State institutions will be made profitable without privatisation- Ranil

Sunday, 1 May 2016 22:38
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The state institutions will be made profitable ventures without privatising them, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesing...


Suspect arrested while receiving Rs. 250,000 as ransom

Sunday, 1 May 2016 19:28
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The Colombo Crime Division (CCD) today arrested a suspect on charges of taking Rs.250,000 as ransom from a businessman. ...


May Day rallies underway

Sunday, 1 May 2016 17:02
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Four main May Day rallies –that of the UNP, the SLFP, the Joint Opposition, and JVP are underway with the particip...


President: Govt. weak in communicating with the people

Sunday, 1 May 2016 12:45
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A major shortcoming of the present Government was that it did not have the ability to articulate to the people its good ...


Lankan in Qatar jailed for forging document

Sunday, 1 May 2016 11:58
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A Criminal Court in Doha, Qatar has sentenced a Sri Lankan expatriate to one year in jail and ordered his subsequent dep...


Give priority to safeguard workers’ rights: PM

Sunday, 1 May 2016 09:18
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May Day is internationally dedicated to those who labour and work for the betterment of the society at large, Prime Mini...


Should take a firm determination to fulfill people’s aspirations: President

Sunday, 1 May 2016 08:55
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We should take a firm determination to fulfill the aspirations of our people with a firm commitment to make the achieved...


Maritime boundary with SL not a settled question-Jaya to PM

Saturday, 30 April 2016 22:40
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday said that the Centre should not treat the International Maritime Bo...


Free access to Southern Expressway on May Day

Saturday, 30 April 2016 17:28
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Motorists will be allowed to use the Southern Expressway free-of-charge from 6am to midnight tomorrow (May 1) due to the...


Three people shot dead in Thirappane

Saturday, 30 April 2016 16:20
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Three people were shot dead inside a car at Thirappane in Anuradhapura this afternoon, police said. ...


PM calls for explanations on missive issued to media

Saturday, 30 April 2016 15:25
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has called a special meeting on Monday with Parliament Reforms and Mass Media Minist...


Man shot dead in Mulleriyawa

Saturday, 30 April 2016 14:36
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A 41-year-old man was shot dead by three armed men who arrived on two motorbikes at Pethiyagoda in Mulleriyawa last even...


Another Pakistani arrested at BIA with heroin

Saturday, 30 April 2016 13:10
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A 53-year-old Pakistani national was arrested by the Police Narcotics Bureau with pellets of heroin in his stomach at th...


Basil trying to split SLFP- Dayasiri

Saturday, 30 April 2016 10:49
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Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa had been given a contract to divide the SLFP and weaken President M...


Resolution not to divide country: CV

Saturday, 30 April 2016 09:30
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Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wignewaran said yesterday the recent resolution that was adopted to propose a fede...


Jt. Oppn. says will respect court order

Saturday, 30 April 2016 08:39
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The joint opposition said yesterday it received a court order restricting its members from entering the Shalika Grounds ...


Focus on boosting Naval ties between SL-France

Friday, 29 April 2016 23:10
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The French Navy today said that it is time to start a ‘solid’ partnership between France and Sri Lanka. ...


Bopage looking into words with AG, IGP

Friday, 29 April 2016 19:26
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Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Ministry secretary Nimal Bopage, who is in the centre of controversy over his state...


Court prevents Jt. Opp. from entering into Shalika Grounds

Friday, 29 April 2016 18:09
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Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris today issued an interim order preventing members of Joint Opposition or...


I will continue my political career with Joint Opp: Geetha

Friday, 29 April 2016 16:29
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Former Benthara – Elpitiya SLFP Organiser Geetha Kumarasinghe yesterday said she would continue her political care...


Sicille gets bail for F&G; still in remand over GK

Friday, 29 April 2016 15:16
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The Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya today released on bail former F&G Property Developers Director Sicille...


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