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SL stops import of Iranian oil ahead of sanctions

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 11:30

Sri Lanka has stopped crude imports from Iran and is actively switching to other crude grades, Petroleum Resources Development Minister Arjuna Ranatunga has told reporters in Fujairah, UAE. According to The National, Minister Ranatunga has said Sri Lanka has ..

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Darussalam Maha Vidyalaya gets new building

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 14:03
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Fairway National Literary Awards - 2018

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SL to buy Spanish ocean cleaner: Dy. Min. Mannapperuma

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 20:33
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Mahaweli Development and Environment Ministry would buy a high tech ocean cleaning vessel through Spanish funds in near ...


Soldiers and Tamil prisoners not equal: Sumanthiran

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 19:02
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In reference to the request by Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka to grant a general amnesty to the LTTE cadres and milit...


Frustrated, but we have to back the team: Mahela

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 18:03
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Though frustrated, Sri Lankan fans still have to back the Cricket team and push them to work harder, former cricket Capt...


IGP ordered to send DIG Nalaka Silva on Compulsory leave

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 17:33
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The National Police Commission (NPC) today ordered IGP Pujith Jayasundera to send DIG Nalaka Silva on compulsory leave w...


JO wants Police Commission members to resign

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 17:02
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The Joint Opposition (JO) today urged the Commissioners of the National Police Commission (NPC) to resign if they could ...


Wholesale price of sugar 1kg up by Rs.15

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 16:53
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The wholesale price of 1kg of sugar was increased by Rs. 15, while the retail price was increased by Rs.20-30 with effec...


Pakistan HC orders release of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 16:23
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The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday suspended sentences of former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and ...


Malaysia arrests ex-PM Razak over USD 628mn scandal

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 15:56
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Malaysia's anti-graft agency said it arrested former Prime Minister Najib Razak today over the multimillion-dollar l...


Cabinet approves declaration of Thripitakaya as national heritage

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 14:55
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The Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday gave approval to declare Thripitakaya, which includes Buddhist teachings, as a natio...


LKR hits record low of 167.41

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 14:05
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The Sri Lankan rupee today recorded the highest deprecation of Rs. 167.41selling price for US dollar. ...


Minister recommends DIG Nalaka Silva to be sent on compulsory leave

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 13:25
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Law and Order Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara recommended the National Police Commission (NPC) to send DIG Nalaka Silva...


Bus fare increased again by 4%

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 13:01
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The Cabinet has approved a 4 per cent fare increase to bus tickets with effect from midnight tomorrow, the Transport and...


Rs.1.7mn robbed from a finance company in Jaffna

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 12:32
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A man wearing a full face helmet had robbed Rs.1.7 million worth cash from a finance company at Chavakachcheri in Jaffna...


Thailand says FTA with Sri Lanka to be finalised by 2020

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 12:07
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Negotiation on a Sri Lanka-Thailand Free Trade Agreement (FTA) would be concluded by 2020, the Thailand Nation reported ...


Special High Court to hear Gamini Senarath’s case daily from Oct. 29

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 10:16
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The Special High Court today fixed the trial of former President’s Chief of Staff Gamini Sedara Senarath and three...


CDS back in the country

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 09:16
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Chief of the Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, who left for Mexico last week, for an official visit, had arr...


Alleged assassination attempt: Speaker summons IGP

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 07:49
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya informed Parliament yesterday that he summoned IGP Pujith Jayasundara to his office on Monday an...


Govt. will not hand over Palaly airport to India: Nimal Siripala

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 06:50
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The government had not taken any decision to hand over the Palaly domestic airport to India or any other country and sai...


We request that the IGP be removed - State Minister Sriyani

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 23:29
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State Minister Sriyani Abeywickrame said yesterday TID's DIG Nalaka Silva should be interdicted and arrested immedia...


Ready to provide security to Gota if he requests: PM

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 22:23
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the government would provide police security to former Defense Secretary Gotabh...


Uproar in House over assassination plot

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 21:29
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Parliament erupted in heated arguments today over the alleged plot revealed by anti-corruption movement leader Namal Kum...


Price of gas up by Rs.195, milk powder down by Rs. 25

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 21:01
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The Cost of Living Committee, which met this evening, has recommended to increase a 12.5 kg cylinder of gas by Rs.195. ...


Depreciation of rupee has increased debt amount by Rs.1,000 bn: JO

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 19:41
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The drastic depreciation of the Sri Lankan rupee against the US Dollar has increased the country’s national debt a...


Lankan arrested in Milan was a former diplomat: MFA

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 18:24
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A Sri Lankan, who was a former diplomat on contract from 2012-2015, has been arrested in Milan but he has no valid Diplo...


Price of gas increased by Rs.190

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 17:26
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The Cabinet had today endorsed a gas price hike of Rs.190 for a 12.5 kg cylinder of gas. ...


Sanga gives key advice to Pakistan players ahead of India clash

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 14:58
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Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara has given some key advice to Pakistan’s rising stars Babar Azam and Usman Khan ...


Shocking and disappointing: Mathews

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 14:43
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After the tournament-ending loss to Afghanistan in the Asia Cup 2018, Angelo Mathews rued the errors of the batsmen, put...


Bribery Commission summons GMOA

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 14:30
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Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) Treasurer Dr Nath Wijesuriya has been summoned to the Bribery Comm...


Sri Lankan rupee hits record low of 166.64

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 13:34
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The Sri Lankan rupee today recorded the highest deprecation of Rs.166.64 selling price for US dollar. According to the f...


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