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President approves UNP request to sack Wijeyadasa

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 12:25

President Maithripala Sirisena today approved the request made by the UNP to remove Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe from his ministerial portfolio. The President had conveyed the decision to the Minister today, the President’s Media Division said. &..

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Protesters want traffic fines reduced

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Cabraal at Bribery Commission

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 10:40
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Former Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal arrived at the Bribery Commission a short while ago to give a statemen...


Indian customs nets 24kg of hashish bound for Sri Lanka

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 08:35
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Customs preventive division from Tuticorin in India seized 24kg of hashish, a narcotic substance, which was planned to b...


PC polls delayed till mid 2018

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 08:13
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The Government affirmed its position to introduce a new electoral system to the Provincial Council Elections even by del...


Met warns of thunder showers in four provinces

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 07:18
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Thunder showers could be expected in the Eastern, Uva, Northern and North Central provinces today and tomorrow, the Mete...


Statement from Mavai too over Vidya murder

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 04:49
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Kayts Magistrate’s Court yesterday ordered to obtain statements from six persons including Parliamentarian Mavai S...


Wijeyadasa to resign?

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 01:58
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Minister of Justice Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe is likely to resign from his post today, informed sources said yesterday. ...


Cricket administrators should be accused of defeat: Arjuna

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 23:37
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Petroleum Resources Development Minister Arjuna Ranatunge said today it was not the players who should be accused of rec...


Rs. 58 bn sought for road development

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 22:20
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The Higher Education and Highways Ministry today sought Parliamentary approval for Rs.53,000 million to fund six project...


Hajj festival on Sept.2

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 21:08
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The Colombo Grand Mosque Inc (CGMI) today announced the Eid-ul Azha (Hajj) festival would be celebrated in Sri Lanka on ...


Election delays: Watchdogs to seek legal action

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 18:15
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Election monitoring organisations today warned the Government that they would seek stern legal action if the Government ...


Laptops for MPs desk in house

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 17:59
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Each MP was provided with a laptop on their desk in the House from today to provide them an efficient service, Speaker K...


'Inconsistent amendments to be removed at Committee Stage'

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 16:53
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Amendments to the Local Government Act not consistent with its nature, would be excluded during the Committee Stage of t...


India's supreme court bans Islamic instant divorce

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 14:28
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India’s top court has banned a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly, sa...


NCPC approves draft 20A

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 13:39
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The North Central Provincial Council  (NCPC) today approved the draft 20th Amendment to the Constitution with 15 me...


Tense situation at Kataragama Devalaya

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 12:19
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A tense situation prevailed in the early hours today at the Kataragama Devalaya premises, when Basnayake Nilame D.P. Kum...


Priority bus lane: second phase begins

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 11:25
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The second phase of the priority bus lane project was implemented today from Katubedda Junction to Maliban Junction and ...


ISIS operating on social media to recruit men from India, B'desh and SL: Report

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 10:13
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ISIS chief recruiter in India, Tech savvy al-Hindi has been operating on Facebook and other personal messenger services ...


France police officer nabbed with a Buffalo skull and a pair of hornes

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 08:21
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A French Police officer had been intercepted last evening at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) while attempti...


Remove Wijeyadasa: PM tells President

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 08:20
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday communicated to President Maithripala Sirisena his party’s decision ...


Govt. can continue till 2025 if Wijeyadasa leaves: Rajitha

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 06:30
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Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne has said that this government could go on till 2025 and not upto 2020, if Justice Mini...


UNP Parliamentary group wants Minister out

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 06:01
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The UNP Parliamentary Group members earlier in the day urged Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday to take a dec...


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