TNA to talk to govt. on national question

Saturday, 5 September 2015 10:01

The main opposition Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said yesterday it hoped to hold talks with the government on resolving the national question no sooner Prime Minster Ranil Wickremesinghe returns from his upcoming visit to India, party officials said yesterday.

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Gota, Duminda to appear before PRECIFAC on Sep. 17, 18

Saturday, 5 September 2015 18:05
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Former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, Duminda Silva and seven others would be summoned before the Presidential C...


Rains to continue: Met Dep.

Saturday, 5 September 2015 14:53
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The Meteorology Department said today showers could be expected in the Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in the Gal...


Brothel raided in Pellawatte

Saturday, 5 September 2015 12:05
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Five women, including the manager of a brothel which had been operating in the guise of a massage parlour in Pellawatte ...


Indian fishermen launch strike against Sri Lankan Navy

Saturday, 5 September 2015 11:45
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Mechanised boat fishermen in the island have decided to abstain from fishing from Saturday, protesting the arrest and at...


Lankan with fake visa deported from Taiwan

Saturday, 5 September 2015 10:51
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A Sri Lankan national transiting at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on his way to Germany on a forged Schengen Area...


Man shot dead in Kataragama

Saturday, 5 September 2015 10:34
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A 36-year-old man was killed and another one injured in a shooting incident at Sella Kataragama last night, police said....


State, Deputy Ministers next week

Saturday, 5 September 2015 09:39
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State Ministers and Deputy Ministers will be sworn in next week because their lists were not finalised, a Presidential S...


Some UPFA MPs opt to be in the opposition

Saturday, 5 September 2015 08:16
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In the wake of the two main parties agreeing to form the national unity government, some United People’s Freedom A...


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...


New Cabinet

Friday, 4 September 2015 12:38
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The swearing in ceremony of the new Cabinet of the national government commenced a short while ago at the Presidential S...


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...


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