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Prisons Officers get death threats: Thalatha

Monday, 20 August 2018 07:36

Some Officers in the Ministry of Prisons had received death threats after the Minister took steps to rid the prisons of corruption and drugs, Prison Reforms Minister Ms Thalatha Atukorale said, Speaking to the media after a function held in Ratnapura, the Min..

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Centenary of Vajirarama Daham Pasala

Monday, 20 August 2018 09:27
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Cartoon of the day

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Spa Ceylon celebrating success

Monday, 13 August 2018 17:11

Pentagon’s annual report to Congress on China made references to H’tota port.

Monday, 20 August 2018 11:30
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“Countries participating in Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) could develop economic dependence on Chinese capital, w...


Need to galvanize SL-Pakistan ties in all spheres: PM Khan

Monday, 20 August 2018 11:02
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Newly elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan has highlighted the need to galvanize bilateral relations with...


11 fishermen missing in Hikkaduwa seas

Monday, 20 August 2018 10:24
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At least eleven fishermen went missing after their fishing boat met with an accident off the Hikkaduwa seas yesterday mo...


Fourth phase of E01 by 1st quarter of 2019

Monday, 20 August 2018 09:28
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The fourth phase of the Southern Expressway (E01) project, which spans from Andarawewa to Hambantota via Mattala, would ...


Buddha statue at CMC removed: Ven Omalpe Sobitha, Mayor refutes claim

Monday, 20 August 2018 08:39
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The Chief Sanga Nayaka of the Southern Province Venerable Omalpe Sobitha Thera yesterday alleged that the Buddha statue ...


PC Elections under old system ?

Monday, 20 August 2018 05:34
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The Elections Commission is in the process of exploring the legal possibility of conducting the Elections for the Provin...


Vajpayee helped SL in war against LTTE: Ranil

Sunday, 19 August 2018 19:48
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Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a "true friend" of Sri Lanka and had assisted the country in th...


President says looking forward to work closely with Imran Khan

Sunday, 19 August 2018 15:11
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While congratulating Imran Khan's election to office as the Prime Minister of Pakistan, President Maithripala Sirise...


Train fares up 15 % from October

Sunday, 19 August 2018 14:09
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Train ticket prices would be increased by 15% with effect from the October 1, the Railways Department said. ...


Age to drive a three-wheeler: Mangala against minimum age of 35

Sunday, 19 August 2018 12:15
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Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said that he was against the law that only allows those above 35 years to drive a t...


Four fishermen missing in Chilaw

Sunday, 19 August 2018 10:33
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Four fishermen along with their two boat who went fishing from Wattakkuliya in Chilaw  had gone missing since yeste...


Navy recovers 83.5 kg of Kerala cannabis dumped in sea

Sunday, 19 August 2018 09:45
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The Navy has found 83.5 kg of Kerala cannabis parcels in the seas north of Kankesanthurai yesterday. ...


Asian Games: Indonesia police kill dozens in criminal crackdown

Sunday, 19 August 2018 08:54
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Indonesian police have fatally shot dozens of "petty criminals" in the lead up the 2018 Asian Games, rights gr...


Kofi Annan death: World leaders honour former UN chief

Sunday, 19 August 2018 07:08
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World figures have been paying tribute to former UN secretary-general and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan, who has died at the...


Cases against Senarath and Kudabalage: The first to be heard by the Trial at Bar

Saturday, 18 August 2018 17:06
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The Special High Court Trial at Bar set up to hear cases of financial frauds and other major crimes will sit for the fir...


IGP asks police in North to build houses for people there

Saturday, 18 August 2018 14:55
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The police officers stationed in the North are reportedly nonplussed and at a loss as to how they are to carry out the o...


SL underworld nesting in universities: Wijeyadasa

Saturday, 18 August 2018 12:51
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Sri Lanka's underworld is nowhere else but in universities, Higher Education and Cultural Affairs Minister Wijeyadas...


Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan prime minister

Saturday, 18 August 2018 12:11
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Former cricketer Imran Khan has been sworn-in as the new prime minister of Pakistan, more than two decades after he ente...


Turkish, Iranian economic crises may affect SL: PM

Saturday, 18 August 2018 10:45
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Fresh moves by the United States to impose sanctions on Turkey and the impending economic crisis in Iran may affect Sri ...


Japanese Defence Minister to Visit SL next week

Saturday, 18 August 2018 08:20
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Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera will visit Sri Lanka from August 20 to 22. It will be the first time ever for...


Open economy destroyed Lankan values: Cardinal

Saturday, 18 August 2018 06:06
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The open economy has destroyed the social norms and values practiced by the people of this country, Colombo's Archbi...


Matara-Beliatta Railway Track: Work to finish by early 2019

Friday, 17 August 2018 23:33
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The first phase of the Southern Railway Expansion Project -- the stretch from Matara to Beliatta, will be completed by t...


Strong winds damage nearly 700 houses

Friday, 17 August 2018 22:06
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Strong winds that hit 12 districts during the past two days have damaged nearly 700 houses, the Disaster Management Cent...


Work-to-rule campaign from midnight to replace bus strike: ACPBWA

Friday, 17 August 2018 20:35
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The All Ceylon Private Bus Workers' Association (ACPBWA) said they will stop the ongoing strike and launch a work-to...


Landslide warning issued for three districts

Friday, 17 August 2018 20:01
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National Building Research Organization (NBRO) today warned of possible landslides, rock falls, slope failures, cutting ...


Pakistan Par. approves Imran Khan’s premiership

Friday, 17 August 2018 19:08
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The National Assembly approved Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan. ...


Distribution of 800 tickets: SLC rejects allegation

Friday, 17 August 2018 18:29
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said today the media reports that Sports Minister had distributed 800 tickets free of charge amo...


Cochin airport closure: SriLankan offers other options to passengers

Friday, 17 August 2018 18:13
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SriLankan airlines has introduced a series of measures to mitigate inconvenience to its valued passengers from the closu...


It is political revenge: MR

Friday, 17 August 2018 17:50
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Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa today claimed that the government was using journalist Keith Noyahr’s abduction...


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