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Presidency -- Ranil may contest if MS steps down: Dilan

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 16:35

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will contest at the next presidential election if President Maithripala Sirisena does not contest for a second term, SLFP Spokesman Dilan Perera said today. “While taking oaths as the sixth executive president of Sr..

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Ranil at “Now summit” in Colombo

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 21:59
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Cartoon of the day

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Rains receding

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Sri Lanka will have fair weather despite the gradual setting in of the South-West Monsoonal conditions, Department of Me...


US assures $40 million assistance to SL

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 20:51
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U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap said that U.S. Government assistance to Sri Lanka totaled approximately $40 million last yea...


Relief period to pay water and electricity bills in affected areas

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Finance Ministry said today a 30-day relief period has been declared for the households in disaster stricken areas to se...


Wild elephant attacks foreign couple, man killed

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 18:36
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A foreigner was killed and his female companion injured when a wild elephant attacked them while they were riding on a m...


EgyptAir Flight 804 Body Parts Suggest an Explosion on Board: Report

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 18:19
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Human remains recovered following the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board, a senior Egy...


EP Chief Minister’s tirade

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 17:21
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Defence Ministry Secretary Karunasena Hettiarchchi said today he had not received any complaints about an incident where...


Wigneswaran takes over three portfolios

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 13:30
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Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran has taken over three portfolios earlier held by Northern Provincial Co...


PRECIFAC questions Jackson Anthony

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 12:46
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Veteran artiste Jackson Anthony is being questioned by the PRECIFAC over the funds allocated for the opening and the wat...


HC serves indictments on Rohitha Abeygunawardena

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 12:09
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The High Court today served indictments against former minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena following action filed by the Br...


Lalith Weeratunga at FCID

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 11:49
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Former presidential secretary Lalith Weeratunga arrived at the Financial Crime Investigation Division (FCID) this mornin...


Injured Dushmantha Chameera to return from England

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 10:22
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Fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera has sustained an injury to his lower back and will be returning to Sri Lanka for further...


Sri Lanka flood relief to cost at least US$1.5 bn

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 08:33
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The cost of Sri Lanka's landslides and floods will be between US$1.5 billion (1.03 billion pounds) and US$2 billion ...


Interim order against Dr.Chris Nonis

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 01:51
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Commercial High Court of Colombo has recently issued an interim order against Dr. Chris Nonis et al, in a case filed by ...


Flood affected areas to be marked HSZs : President

Monday, 23 May 2016 19:40
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President Maithripala Sirisena today instructed the officials of the newly establish special Environmental Relief Task F...


Ex-Senior DIG Anura Senanayake remanded

Monday, 23 May 2016 18:00
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Former Western Province Senior DIG Anura Senanayake was remanded till May 26 by Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris y...


Death toll rises to 92; flood risk declining: DMC

Monday, 23 May 2016 16:53
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The number of deaths caused by the landslides and floods has increased to 92 by today, the Disaster Management Centre (D...


Fmr. Senior DIG Anura Senanayake arrested

Monday, 23 May 2016 16:20
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The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today arrested former Western Province Senior DIG Anura Senanayake in connec...


FCID arrests fmr. Ministry Sec and bank manager

Monday, 23 May 2016 15:22
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Former Secretary to the Ministry of State Resources and Enterprise Development, Willie Gamage and former bank chairman A...


Man who threatened President, PM on FB pleads guilty

Monday, 23 May 2016 14:34
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A man, who was remanded on charges of threatening President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe...


Three women arrested with gold valued at Rs. 60 mn

Monday, 23 May 2016 13:20
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Customs seized 10.5 kg of gold, valued at Rs. 60 million, from three Sri Lankan women at the Banadaraniake International...


Jayalalithaa sworn in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

Monday, 23 May 2016 12:39
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AIADMK general secretary and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and her 28 Cabinet colleagues were sworn in by Governor K. Rosa...


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