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MR violated country’s sovereignty by accepting bribe from China: Kabir

Friday, 20 July 2018 06:35

Minister of Highways Kabir Hashim yesterday charged that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa had not only accepted a bribe from China Harbour Engineering Company but violated the country’s sovereignty by getting into a framework agreement with the Chinese..

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Lakmal wins Toss, hosts to Bat

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Cartoon of the day

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Swim Week Colombo 2018 Afterparty

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Court issues notice on Gota

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The Colombo Additional Magistrate today issued notice on seven suspects including former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Raja...


Man sentenced to death over killing three youths

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The Colombo High Court today delivered death sentence on a man who was found guilty of killing three youths at Wellampit...


Top salaries of SriLankan publicised on RTIC order

Friday, 20 July 2018 08:24
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Following an order from the Right to Information Commission (RTIC) during the hearing of the RTI appeal filed by the Air...


Eight vie for Executioner Post

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Eight applications had been received by the Prisons Department for the post of Executioner by yesterday, the Department ...


Opposition questions delay in Bond Report

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The Opposition yesterday questioned the delay in presenting the English and Tamil translations of Bond Commission report...


Magistrate warns Officers to take care of suspects

Friday, 20 July 2018 01:25
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Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne yesterday sternly warned the Prison Authority Officers to provide necessary attention to...


Giving Mattala Airport to India dangerous: JVP

Thursday, 19 July 2018 23:22
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Transferring the Mattala International Airport to India was a threat to the national security and the sovereignty of the...


Ukraine detains illegal migrants from SL, India

Thursday, 19 July 2018 22:36
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Thirteen illegal immigrants from Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh had been detained by the Ukrainian border guards of the...


Only two MPs drafted new Constitution: Dayasiri

Thursday, 19 July 2018 21:17
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Opposition today charged that two MPs namely M. A. Sumanthiran and Jayampathi Wickramaratne had carried out a conspiracy...


SIM in Aloysius’ jail used by underworld figure: SDSG

Thursday, 19 July 2018 20:19
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One of the SIM cards recovered from the remand prison cell of Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena had been used by an unde...


GMOA threaten countrywide work stoppage next week

Thursday, 19 July 2018 19:35
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The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) today said they would launch a countrywide work stoppage next ...


PM’s office condemns threats against HRC Chairperson

Thursday, 19 July 2018 18:45
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The Prime Minister’s Office today strongly condemned the ‘malicious’ statements made against Sri Lanka...


Ex- SAITM CEO granted bail

Thursday, 19 July 2018 17:53
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Former SAITM CEO Dr. Sameera Senaratne who was in remand custody over the shooting which took place in Malabe last year ...


TID summons Rivira journalist over news item

Thursday, 19 July 2018 17:02
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The Associate Editor of Rivira Sunday newspaper Tissa Ravindra Perera has been summoned by the Terrorist Investigation D...


Human Rights Council is UN’s greatest failure: US

Thursday, 19 July 2018 16:47
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United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley on Wednesday said the Human Rights Council was the UN's ...


UK MP Paisley urged to quit over holidays funded by SL govt.

Thursday, 19 July 2018 15:35
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A Democratic Unionist MP is facing calls to quit after a watchdog recommended his suspension from the House of Commons f...


FB to remove misinformation following episodes in SL

Thursday, 19 July 2018 15:20
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Facebook, which faces growing criticism for posts that have incited violence in some countries including Sri Lanka, said...


Fmr. Akurana Divisional Secretary sentenced to five years RI

Thursday, 19 July 2018 12:50
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Former Akurana Divisional Secretary Mohammed Haneefa Mohammed Niyaz had been sentenced to five-year rigorous imprisonmen...


9-hour water cut in Colombo

Thursday, 19 July 2018 12:13
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The water supply to several areas in Colombo would be interrupted for nine hours from 9 p.m. tomorrow (20) to 6 a.m. on ...


Two elephants of Sinharaja to be kept in separate area: SF

Thursday, 19 July 2018 11:31
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The two last remaining elephants of the Sinharaja Forest reserve would be kept in a separate region under supervision, M...


Inform before holding ministerial meetings: Reginald to CS

Thursday, 19 July 2018 10:10
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Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray on Tuesday advised Northern Province Chief Secretary (CS) A. Pathinathan not ...


SL charges man deported from family by Australia

Thursday, 19 July 2018 09:05
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A Sri Lankan deported by Australia even though his partner had refugee status there was charged upon his return with ill...


Three police transfers with immediate effect

Thursday, 19 July 2018 08:59
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Three police officers including one Chief Inspector and two police Inspectors were transferred with immediate effect due...


"Army to be restructured, not downsizing"

Thursday, 19 July 2018 08:21
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The Government informed Parliament yesterday that the Army would be restructured as per the time demands but it would no...


Seven arrested for running a brothel as a massage parlour

Thursday, 19 July 2018 07:49
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Seven suspects including four women and three men were arrested last night on charges of running a brothel under the gui...


BIA to get a domestic flight terminal

Thursday, 19 July 2018 06:08
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The Government is to build a separate new terminal at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) for the use of domest...


Death penalty a red herring: JO

Thursday, 19 July 2018 05:19
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The Joint Opposition (JO) yesterday said the Government would never implement the death penalty and that the topic had b...


Be aware of Phishing attack: CERT|CC

Thursday, 19 July 2018 03:29
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The Computer Emergency Readiness Team-Coordination Centre (CERT|CC) requested social media or email users to be aware of...


Feeding alcohol to toddler: Father says it was water in the bottle

Thursday, 19 July 2018 01:12
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The father of the baby, who was seen in a social media video, feeding it with a beer bottle, told court yesterday that i...


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HARD TALK

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Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, in an interview with Daily Mirror,...

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The increasing rate of crimes and incidents related to contract killings and shootings has...

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MIRROR OPINION

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Sri Lanka’s teacher trade unions through their strike actions have time and again ne...

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Some smart guy who first stuck the label “Good Governance” on this unpalatable...

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What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we ha...

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FEATURES

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Some private bus operators simply don’t respect commuters. Bus conductors don’...

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WEIRD NEWS

Chinese tout menace goes rampant in several areas

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 09:42
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Authorised tour guides in Sigiriya expressed concern about constant clashes between them and the Chinese touts, and they...


FB friendship turns sour: Six girls turn police station into mini battlefield

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Six young girls between 18 and 21 years, said to be private tuition students of Kurunegala had recently created chaos in...


Wanted Air Force deserter arrested after 15 years

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An Air Force deserter, Dileepa Kumaratunga alias Samantha was arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) at the Banda...


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