AG clears MR in RADA case

Thursday, 30 July 2015 20:34

Even though the original complaint in connection with an alleged fraud at the Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA) was lodged against former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, in the course of investigations, the former President had not been found to be among the perpetrators of the crime, the Attorney General informed the Supreme Court today.

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One killed, 12 injured in shooting at Kotahena

Friday, 31 July 2015 12:27
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One person was killed and twelve others injured when some people believed to be supporters of Minister Ravi Karunanayake...


Sujeewa Senasinghe threatened me: Police sergeant

Friday, 31 July 2015 11:53
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A sergeant attached to the Athurugiriya Police has complained that Deputy Justice Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe had threat...


Army responsible for deaths at Rathupaswela: SLHRC

Friday, 31 July 2015 11:21
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Investigations conducted by the Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission had revealed that the Sri Lanka Army was responsible f...


Aksha Sudhari's bank accounts frozen

Friday, 31 July 2015 08:18
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Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishanta Peiris has ordered that the bank accounts of teledrama actress Aksha Sudhari (who...


Champika challenges MR to debate on bribing Tigers

Friday, 31 July 2015 06:27
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Power and Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka, who accused former President Mahinda Rajapaksa of bribing the LTTE a...


Excise seize illicit fags worth over Rs.60mn in Mattakkuliya

Friday, 31 July 2015 05:47
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A large stock of foreign made illicit cigarettes worth over Rs.96 million was seized by Excise Headquarters Special Crim...


Coal bid runs into fresh controversy

Friday, 31 July 2015 04:04
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The fifty billion rupee per year tender to supply coal to the Lakvijaya Power Plant in Norochcholai for three years has ...


“I don’t believe there is any agreement of the nature that the Channel 4 portrays”- Mahishini

Friday, 31 July 2015 02:20
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Foreign Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Mahishini Colonne yesterday said that she didn’t believe there was any agree...


Crowd hoots Jagath and Vijithamuni

Friday, 31 July 2015 00:18
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At a UPFA propaganda meeting held at the Moneragala Pradeshiya Sabha grounds yesterday, in support of Mahinda Rajapaksa,...


I will not engage in political propaganda supporting TNA: CV

Thursday, 30 July 2015 21:59
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I will not engage in any political propaganda supporting the TNA candidates, instead take a neutral stance, NPC Chief Mi...


Body in bag identified

Thursday, 30 July 2015 20:09
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The woman’s body found in a travelling bag at the Bastian Mawatha private bus terminal in Pettah on Wednesday, had...


Railway strike called off

Thursday, 30 July 2015 20:07
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The strike scheduled to be launched midnight today by the Railways’ Professional Trade Union Alliance had been cal...


Staggering Rs.150 bn for Central expressway: Dullas

Thursday, 30 July 2015 18:38
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The UPFA today claimed that the UNP, which alleged the then UPFA government of spending excessive amount of funds for ex...


Three new diplomats appointed

Thursday, 30 July 2015 17:42
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Three new ambassadors had been appointed to fill vacancies in Sri Lankan Missions in India, Russia and Philippines, the ...


Video: Rupavahini chairman resigns

Thursday, 30 July 2015 17:05
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Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) Chairman Somaratne Dissanayake said today that he would resign his post with eff...


JVP candidate arrested when distributing leaflets

Thursday, 30 July 2015 16:20
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Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Puttalam district candidate Samantha Koralearachchi and a woman supporter were arrested ...


Railway trade unions to launch strike

Thursday, 30 July 2015 15:44
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The Railways’ Professional Trade Union Alliance said it would launch a countrywide strike from today midnight. ...


SC reserves Tiran’s FR petition

Thursday, 30 July 2015 14:46
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The Supreme Court today reserved its order on the interim relief sought by former parliamentarian Tiran Allas in connect...


Businessman arrested for sexually exploiting girl

Thursday, 30 July 2015 13:15
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The Managing Director of Greenlanka Shipping Ltd. Prashan Nanayakkara was yesterday arrested and produced before the Col...


Re-corrected GCE O/L 2014 results out

Thursday, 30 July 2015 12:39
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The re-corrected results of the 2014 GCE Ordinary Level examination have been released today, the Examinations Departmen...


Yatinuwara PS chairman arrested

Thursday, 30 July 2015 11:23
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Yatinuwara Pradeshiya Sabha (PS) Chairman Thusitha Kumara Walagedera was today arrested on charges of having displayed a...


Video: Shantha Bandara resigns

Thursday, 30 July 2015 09:15
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Deputy Minister of Mass Media Shantha Bandara said he will resign from the ministerial portfolio today. ...


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Harsha urges Sri Lanka should focus on export-driven economy

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The country’s economy must be driven on exports instead of roads, and Sri Lanka should aim at achieving exports equivalent to 100 percent of the Gross Domestic Product in the long term, Policy P... Read More...


Etihad airways wins three coveted world travel awards including middle east’s leading airline

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For the ninth consecutive year, Etihad Airways has been named The Middle East’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards Middle East. The prestigious gala ceremony was held last night at the F... Read More...