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Monsoon wreaks havoc: Claims four lives, six missing

Sunday, 20 May 2018 23:20

The South West monsoon has wreaked havoc in many parts of the country already claiming four lives while six remain missing, Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said. According to the data put out by the DMC three people have died as a result of lightning that ha..

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Cartoon of the day

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Re - Max Annual Convocation

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Viral disease in South: Pre and primary schools closed

Monday, 21 May 2018 16:02
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All preschools in the Southern Province will remain closed this week while the primary section of other schools sit...


President instructs to provide immediate relief

Monday, 21 May 2018 14:53
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President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed relevant authorities to provide immediate relief to the victims of the adv...


30 regional forensic experts in Colombo for ICRC Summit

Monday, 21 May 2018 13:43
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About 30 senior forensic specialists and policymakers from the regional countries would gather in Colombo for the t...


Mangala knows I can, that’s why false propaganda: Gota

Monday, 21 May 2018 12:03
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa on Sunday said Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera was spreading false pro...


Water level increasing in several rivers: People warned of possible floods

Monday, 21 May 2018 11:28
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People living in downstream of Nilvala, Gin Ganga, Kalu, Kelani, Mahaweli, Attanagalu Oya and Ma Oya rivers were advised...


President reduces Rajitha's delegation to 14 from 20

Monday, 21 May 2018 10:24
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President Maithripala Sirisena has pruned Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne 's delegation to attend the 70th sum...


SL immigrant stabbed to death in UK

Monday, 21 May 2018 09:43
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A man stabbed to death in south London was identified as a Sri Lankan immigrant who moved to the UK in search of a new l...


Avissawella-Kegalle Main Road inundated at Thalduwa

Monday, 21 May 2018 08:16
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The vehicular movement along the Avissawella-Kegalle Main Road has been hampered due to the overflowing of the Seethawak...


New laws to protect Buddhist religious sites: Wijeyadasa

Sunday, 20 May 2018 21:06
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Higher Education and Cultural Affairs Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said the government was considering amending the ex...


NBRO issues landslide warnings for 9 districts including Colombo

Sunday, 20 May 2018 20:11
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Landslide warnings have been issued to Kalutara, Kegalle, Ratnapura, Kurunegala, Nuwara-Eliya, Badulla, Galle, Colombo a...


Do not send children to school with feverish symptoms

Sunday, 20 May 2018 17:59
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Southern Province Education Minister Chandima Rasaputhra today requested the parents to not to send their children to sc...


Six accidents in Expressways

Sunday, 20 May 2018 17:22
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At least six road accidents have been reported by this evening on the Southern and Katunayake expressways, Police Media ...


Rajapaksas trying to throw nation again into "Vipath Maga": Mangala

Sunday, 20 May 2018 16:33
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Taking a swipe at former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Finance and Mass M...


RDA urges motorist using highways to drive at 60 kmph

Sunday, 20 May 2018 14:25
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The Road Development Authority (RDA) requested motorist using expressways to maintain an average speed of 60 kmph and sw...


Six PT-6 aircraft ready to join SLAF fleet

Sunday, 20 May 2018 12:30
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Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) to receive six brand new PT-6 Aircraft from the China National Aero-Technology Import & E...


Power disruptions in several areas due to rain

Sunday, 20 May 2018 11:35
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Electricity supply in the Kegalle, Rambukkana, Mathugama and Agalawatta areas had been disrupted due to the heavy rain, ...


Canadian PM calls for reliable accountability mechanism in SL

Sunday, 20 May 2018 10:30
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterated his call to the Sri Lankan Government to establish a process of accoun...


Lightning strikes kill two in Welikanda

Sunday, 20 May 2018 09:51
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Two persons were killed when they were struck by lightning while working at a paddy field at Welikanda in Polonnaruwa ye...


Some can't identify difference between soldiers and terrorists - MS

Saturday, 19 May 2018 20:56
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President Maithripala Sirisena said that it is a shame that certain politicians and NGOs have failed to identify the dif...


PAYE tax owed by CEB employees recovered from consumers: CaFFE

Saturday, 19 May 2018 19:12
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Electrical engineers and senior staff of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) have neglected to pay the Pay As You Earn (P...


Housemaids injected with contraceptives: Minister orders probe

Saturday, 19 May 2018 18:15
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An immediate inquiry will be conducted into reports about the administration of injectable- contraceptives to Sri Lankan...


Quitting 'Yahapalana Govt'--Prez told 16 SLFPers to decide: Dayasiri

Saturday, 19 May 2018 16:33
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President Maithripala Sirisena has told the 'rebel' group of 16 former Cabinet, State and Deputy Ministers, who ...


Land swindle in Knuckles: Ministry sends audit team to inspect site

Saturday, 19 May 2018 14:24
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Public Enterprise and Kandy City Development Ministry will send an audit team next week to inquire into the allegation t...


50 senior military officers awarded honorary medals

Saturday, 19 May 2018 13:47
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Fifty officers who were retired and officers in service in Tri forces obtained Excellent Service Award (Vishista Seva Vi...


FTA with Singapore: Lankans won't lose job opportunities

Saturday, 19 May 2018 12:03
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Sri Lankan professionals will not lose job opportunities as a result of the free trade agreement (FTA) which Sri Lanka h...


Can't compare JVP with LTTE: Champika

Saturday, 19 May 2018 10:16
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Minister Champika Ranawaka said yesterday the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) could not be compared with the LTTE. ...


JVP hits back at Rajitha

Saturday, 19 May 2018 08:20
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JVP MP Vijitha Herath yesterday rejected the statement made by Minister Rajitha Senaratne where he compared the the Jana...


More than 100 believed dead in Cuba plane crash

Saturday, 19 May 2018 07:09
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More than 100 people are believed dead Friday after a Cubana de Aviacion Boeing 737-200 crashed on takeoff from Havana&#...


Disease spreading in South identified as pneumonia: DGHS

Saturday, 19 May 2018 06:10
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Laboratory findings have revealed that the disease spreading in Southern Province was a pneumonia outbreak mainly due to...


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An incident where the husband of a dead woman had assaulted the driver of the hearse carrying her body and the driver lo...


Man used son as shield while dealing drugs

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