Video: Don’t bypass historic opportunity: President on 19A

Monday, 27 April 2015 12:24

In his address to Parliament prior to the debate on the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, President Maithripala Sirisena said he was the only President who had been so flexible and committed to reducing or curtailing the absolute powers of the executive presidency.

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Video: MR says he will win if he contests

Monday, 27 April 2015 17:07
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In an interview with Al Jazeera, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that he would win if he contested at the ne...


Four killed in jeep-train collision

Monday, 27 April 2015 17:07
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Four people were killed and two others were injured when their jeep collided with a train travelling from Jaffna to Colo...


Earthquake due to mankind’s destructive nature: Patali

Monday, 27 April 2015 15:22
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Power and Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka today said the Nepal earthquake was not an isolated incident but a re...


Militant involved in SL cricket team attack in Lahore killed

Monday, 27 April 2015 15:06
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Three wanted Taliban terrorists, including one militant involved in the attack on Sri Lankan Cricket team in Lahore, wer...


Satyagraha called off

Monday, 27 April 2015 13:37
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The Satyagraha of the National Movement for Social Justice which was scheduled to be held at Independence Square today w...


Full-face helmets: stay order on ban extended

Monday, 27 April 2015 12:57
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The Court of Appeal today extended the operation of the police advisory banning the use of face-covered helmets until Ma...


Protest to urge enactment of 19A

Monday, 27 April 2015 12:15
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A protest march -- organsied by the civil society group Purawasi Balaya is currently underway near the parliament rounda...


Sections related to media will be removed from 19A: PM

Monday, 27 April 2015 11:23
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told the parliament today that sections related to media in the 19th Amendment to th...


BBS to be charged with defamation and trespassing

Monday, 27 April 2015 10:34
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The Colombo Fort Magistrate today ordered the police to file charge sheets against Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Organisation Gen...


Nepal earthquake: Death toll exceeds 3,000

Monday, 27 April 2015 10:02
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At least 3,218 people are now known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday, say officials. ...


New Parliament will meet in September: Ranil

Monday, 27 April 2015 09:54
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Indicating the general election would be delayed, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinge yesterday said the new Parliament w...


Daya Alwis no more

Monday, 27 April 2015 09:03
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Well-known actor Daya Alwis (72) who was undergoing treatment following an accident, has passed away this morning hospit...


Air Force C130 develops engine trouble in Nepal

Sunday, 26 April 2015 22:45
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A C130 plane belonging to the Sri Lanka Air Force, which carried emergency supplies, medical and relief workers to Nepal...


Satyagraha urging the enactment of 19A

Sunday, 26 April 2015 22:14
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A satyagraha organised by a number of religious heads and headed by the Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera, the head of Natio...


Disaster Management Centre collects relief assistance

Sunday, 26 April 2015 21:37
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The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) has set up a special coordinating centre to collect relief assistance to be dispatc...


I am unaware about such an incident - Namal

Sunday, 26 April 2015 20:43
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MP Namal Rajapaksa said that he was unaware about an incident where a man said to be a security officer of his was caugh...


CID to investigate the gun holder

Sunday, 26 April 2015 18:00
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A special investigation was launched by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) into an incident where a man said to...


JHU supports 19A & 20A

Sunday, 26 April 2015 14:21
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The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) which earlier opposed the 19th Amendment to the Constitution had decided to extend full s...


Magnitude 6.7 aftershock hits Nepal

Sunday, 26 April 2015 13:45
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A powerful, magnitude 6.7 aftershock shook the Kathmandu area of Nepal today, a day after the massive earthquake devasta...


One killed, 14 injured in accident

Sunday, 26 April 2015 11:59
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One person was killed and 14 were injured after a van collided with a parked lorry at Palwehera, Dambulla on the Dambull...


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