DEW’s claim: Ranil says breach of Privilege

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 14:16

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today said former Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) D. E. W. Gunasekera and reports in the media regarding the recent inquiry into the Bond scam had violated the Parliamentary Privileges Act

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Revoke his benefits as retired Head of State: Akila

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 22:19
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The United National Party (UNP) today said benefits given to former President Mahinda Rajapska as a retired Head of Stat...


Jeweller shot dead in Minuwangoda

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 21:11
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The owner of jewellery shop was shot dead in Minuwangoda this evening by four armed men who attempted to rob the jewelle...


UPFA nomination lists after MS approval

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 18:37
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The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) said it would finalize its nomination lists tomorrow after it is appro...


SL probes WFP over tsunami SUV gifts

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 18:05
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The World Food Program (WFP) is being investigated in Sri Lanka for gifting luxury duty-free vehicles to a charity heade...


Video: ‘Rajiv hitter’ to contest from BJP

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 17:52
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Vijitha Rohana Wijemuni, the Naval Rating who hit the then Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi during an inspection of gu...


Father, two children killed in accident

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 17:23
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Three members of a family including two children were killed, while three others were injured when the three-wheeler the...


Video: Dhanuna to contest with SF

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 16:14
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Dhanuna Thilakaratne, who was mired in controversy during the last Presidential Election, would contest at the upcoming ...


Six students injured during lab experiment

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 15:25
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Six students were hospitalised with burn injuries resulting from being exposed to some chemicals after a beaker exploded...


Justice De Abrew released on bail

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 15:01
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Justice Sarath de Abrew who today surrendered to the Mt. Lavinia Magistrate’s Court in connection with the alleged...


Justice De Abrew surrenders

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 13:28
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Supreme Court Judge Sarath De Abrew today surrendered to the Mount Lavinia Magistrate in connection with the alleged ass...


Monetary Board yet to finalize GK re-payment plan

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 12:52
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The Central Bank Monetary Board had today failed to submit the plan based on the Cabinet memorandum to repay 41% of the ...


Former MP Thenuka remanded

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 11:44
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Former UPFA Parliamentarian Thenuka Widanagamage was remanded till July 14 by the Mahiyanganaya Magistrate after he surr...


Sajin Vass further remanded

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 10:28
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Former UPFA MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardane was further remanded till July 21 by the Colombo Chief Magistrate today on char...


WhatsApp reunion for SL refugee siblings after 36 yrs

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 10:13
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Separated by the unrest in Sri Lanka more than three decades ago, a 72-year-old refugee reunited with his 76-year-old si...


UNP exposes MR’s Rs. 9.4 m unpaid 5-star breakfast bill

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 09:16
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The United National Party (UNP) yesterday revealed that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s family had ordered br...


SL woman dies after fall at U.S. Marine residence in Bahrain

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 07:33
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A 23-year-old Sri Lankan woman died early Saturday morning in Bahrain after falling from the balcony of a ninth-floor re...


Sigiriya under threat

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 06:24
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Sigiriya which is one of the most valuable historical monuments of Sri Lanka with locals referring to it as the Eighth W...


Missing dornier: coast guard in touch with SL

Monday, 6 July 2015 21:45
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Coast Guard authorities are in touch with Sri Lanka as part of their search efforts to locate the Dornier plane which we...


Video: Will come forward as a third force - Rathana Thera

Monday, 6 July 2015 18:26
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JHU Chairman and head of the National Council for a Clean Tomorrow (NCCT) Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera today said they ...


Indian fishermen begin fast in prison

Monday, 6 July 2015 18:04
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Fourteen fishermen from Rameshwaran, who were arrested last month by Sri Lankan naval personnel and whose remand was ext...


UNP strategy will be known soon: Gayantha

Monday, 6 July 2015 15:05
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Keeping mum about an alliance with a faction of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) or any other party, the United Nation...


Udayanga’s container stuck without passport: MFA

Monday, 6 July 2015 13:57
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Despite former Ambassador Udayanaga Weeratunga’s request to release the container carrying his personal effects, t...


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Missing the old days

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All eyes on ECB after Greek ‘No’ vote

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​AFP: All eyes were on the European Central Bank (ECB) yesterday following the resounding ‘No’ in the Greek referendum, with the ECB seen as the only institution capable of calming marke... Read More...


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

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 12:17 | 10772 views

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...