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Gunaratne inspires to series victory over Australia

Sunday, 19 February 2017 18:11

All-rounder Asela Gunaratne struck a superb 84 off 46 balls to inspire Sri Lanka to a dramatic two-wicket victory over Australia in the second Twenty20 International in South Geelong, Victoria on short while ago. The touring side needed 48 runs off the last t..

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Re-remanded!

Monday, 20 February 2017 12:00
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Cartoon of the day

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Ban big matches: Prelates

Monday, 20 February 2017 12:35
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A group of leading Buddhist Monks yesterday called for the ban of school big matches saying that the matches acted like ...


Wimal further remanded

Monday, 20 February 2017 11:00
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Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa was further remanded till March 6 by Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne today. ...


IPL: Mathews sold to Delhi Daredevils for SLR 4.5 crore

Monday, 20 February 2017 10:20
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Sri Lanka’s captain Angelo Mathews has been bought by Delhi Daredevils for Sri Lankan Rupees (SLR) 4.5 crore in In...


Fifteen Peradeniya uni students arrested for ragging

Monday, 20 February 2017 09:26
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Fifteen senior students of the Peradeniya University had been arrested by the Police for ragging first year students las...


Retired Major deported from Hawaii for alleged sexual abuse

Monday, 20 February 2017 07:27
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A retired Sri Lanka Army Major attached to the Disaster Management Center (DMC) which was sent for a training programme ...


Samurai to the rescue

Monday, 20 February 2017 05:20
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Sri Lanka would overcome its foreign currency payment, which will reach a staggering USD 4.08 bn (About Rs.560 bn) by en...


UNP to counter protest– Ranil

Sunday, 19 February 2017 22:45
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The United National Party (UNP) would begin a course of reorganisation by May this year, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesi...


LG polls should be held using PR system: JVP

Sunday, 19 February 2017 21:42
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JVP today said the local government election should be held using the Proportional Representation System used earlier as...


Heavy showers in coming days – Met. Dept.

Sunday, 19 February 2017 20:05
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Heavy showers were expected in many region of the country in the coming days, the Department of Metrology forecasted tod...


HC Judge appointment, threatens independence of the Judiciary: MR

Sunday, 19 February 2017 15:03
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The Yahapalana Government authorities had been trying to reward the Bar Association, who played a major role in changing...


Chief Inspector, SI, eight nabbed over Wilpattu hunt

Sunday, 19 February 2017 14:35
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A Chief Inspector, Sub Inspector and eight civilians had been arrested by the Wild Life Department officials for alleged...


Update: Nine killed in Katukurunda boat tragedy

Sunday, 19 February 2017 13:00
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At least nine bodies had been recovered following a boat tragedy in the seas off Katukurunda today, the Police said. ...


New honorary consul for Sri Lanka in Hawaii

Sunday, 19 February 2017 11:18
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Bede Dhammika Cooray had been appointed as the new Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka to the State of Hawaii, Sri Lankan Embas...


Two Indians arrested for betting on Australia-Sri Lanka T20 match

Sunday, 19 February 2017 10:01
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Warasiya police in Gujarat nabbed two persons accepting bets on the Australia-Sri Lanka T20 match late on Saturday after...


Army refutes CBK’s allegations

Sunday, 19 February 2017 09:47
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The Sri Lanka Army yesterday categorically denied a recent statement, alleged to have been made by former President...


Two more soldiers arrested over assault on Keith Noyahr

Sunday, 19 February 2017 08:55
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Two more soldiers were arrested by the CID this morning in connection with the abduction and assault on journalist Keith...


Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami wins trust vote

Saturday, 18 February 2017 15:49
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Edappadi Palaniswami, who was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Thursday, won the trust vote in the Assemb...


Lankan woman nabbed with 11Kgs of pangolin scales

Saturday, 18 February 2017 13:46
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A Sri Lankan woman was arrested with 11 kilograms of pangolin scales by the airport customs officers last night while sh...


BJP weighing up ‘political split’ in Rajapaksa camp?

Saturday, 18 February 2017 13:04
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Even as Sri Lanka’s former President Mahinda Rajapaksa angles for a political comeback, New Delhi appears to be we...


Fire in Pettah

Saturday, 18 February 2017 11:58
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A fire broke out in a shop located at Prince Street in Pettah a short while ago, Police said. ...


SC dismisses FR petition against PM's request to Speaker

Saturday, 18 February 2017 10:48
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The Supreme Court yesterday upheld the preliminary objections raised by the Attorney General and the Counsel appearing f...


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Bride elopes with her groom stops vehicle to buy soft drink

Monday, 20 February 2017 08:06
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A bride had eloped with another young man when the bridegroom stepped into a wayside grocery to buy a bottle of soft dri...


Man fleeing from jumbo encounters 'ghost'

Thursday, 16 February 2017 09:58
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One fine night a person was returning home alone after attending a funeral home in the village. After hearing the sound ...


Thewarapperuma injured chasing after cattle thieves

Monday, 30 January 2017 09:14
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Deputy Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma had injured his leg after falling into a hole while chasing after cattle-rustlers...


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