New Cabinet

Friday, 4 September 2015 12:38

The swearing in ceremony of the new Cabinet of the national government commenced a short while ago at the Presidential Secretariat.

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US$1.1 Bn from RBI to SLCB

Friday, 4 September 2015 19:52
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Sri Lanka Central Bank received 1.1 billion dollars from the Reserve Bank of India, under the currency swap agreement be...


JVP defends appointment of Sampanthan as OL

Friday, 4 September 2015 17:36
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), which defended the appointment of TNA Parliamentary Group Leader R. Sampanthan as t...


Supermarket food court stall managers watch out!

Friday, 4 September 2015 16:26
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Raids will be carried out at supermarket complexes in the city by the Colombo Municipality Public Health Department due ...


Lankan dies in Chennai police custody

Friday, 4 September 2015 15:18
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A Sri Lankan Tamil, who was picked up in connection with a fake passport case, died in police custody in Chennai in the ...


Committee to screen Govt. sector appointees: President

Friday, 4 September 2015 13:58
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A committee will be setup to ensure that suitable individuals are appointed to government institutions, President Maithr...


Another protest against Mattala

Friday, 4 September 2015 13:03
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Nearly 500 people including some Pradeshiya Sabha members launched a protest today at Sooriyawewa over the use of the Ma...


Gota, Duminda at PRECIFAC again

Friday, 4 September 2015 11:04
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Former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, former MP Duminda Silva and seven others arrived this morning at the Presid...


Bimal nominated for JVP national list

Friday, 4 September 2015 09:14
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JVP’s Bimal Rathnayake is to be appointed as the JVP national list MP after the resignation of S. Mayadunne yester...


Sampanthan proposes 3 to 5 regions

Thursday, 3 September 2015 23:25
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Newly appointed Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan, in his address to Parliament, said Sri Lanka should have ‘three t...


Will hand over KP to India for any probe: John

Thursday, 3 September 2015 21:38
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Former minister John Amarathunga said the government will be compelled to hand over former chief international arms proc...


CBK meets Modi

Thursday, 3 September 2015 21:20
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Former President of Sri Lanka, Ms. Chandrika Kumaratunga Bhandaranaike called on the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi t...


More than 100,000 letters in toilet pit

Thursday, 3 September 2015 20:18
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A large number of letters including airmail, ordinary letters, post cards and propaganda material of politicians who con...


Parliament passes bigger Cabinet

Thursday, 3 September 2015 19:18
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A proposal to increase number of ministers in the Government has been passed in Parliament with 143 voting for and 16 ag...


Marvan resigns

Thursday, 3 September 2015 18:44
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Marvan Atapattu has resigned from the post of Head Coach of the Sri Lanka Cricket Team, the SLC said in a statement. ...


Ex JMO writes to Magistrate on Thajudeen’s autopsy

Thursday, 3 September 2015 16:19
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Ex Colombo JMO Prof. Ananda Samarasekera alleged that the present JMO had intimidated and pressurized doctors who conduc...


Video: Gota, Duminda grilled for 3 hrs; asked to appear tomorrow too

Thursday, 3 September 2015 14:57
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, former MP Duminda Silva and two others have been questioned by the Presiden...


Court allows Tiran to leave country

Thursday, 3 September 2015 14:01
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Colombo Fort Magistrate today permitted former MP Tiran Alles to leave the country for a period of one month from Septem...


Speaker approves proposal to increase Cabinet

Thursday, 3 September 2015 11:56
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya accepted the proposal made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to increase the number of mini...


JVP MP Mayadunne resigns

Thursday, 3 September 2015 10:07
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JVP National List MP Sarathchandra Mayadunne resigned from his MP post a short while ago after making a special statemen...


Sampanthan new opposition leader

Thursday, 3 September 2015 09:55
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya informed parliament that TNA leader R. Sampanthan was recognized as opposition leader in parliam...


Gota, Duminda at PRECIFAC

Thursday, 3 September 2015 09:50
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, former MP Duminda Silva and seven others have been summoned to the Preside...


Mayadunne to resign today

Thursday, 3 September 2015 09:08
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JVP National List MP Sarathchandra Mayadunne has decided to resign from his MP post today. ...


Cabinet size increase: Debate today

Thursday, 3 September 2015 06:48
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A resolution calling for the enlargement of the Cabinet in the proposed ‘national unity government’ will be ...


Ranil orders probe on leopardess

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 21:30
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had ordered the Wildlife Director General H. D Ratnayake to carry out an investigati...


Coca-Cola fiasco: GMOA says country lacks toxicologists

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 20:05
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The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) today said that there were not enough specialists in the country to a...


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