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‘Go back Maithri,’ LTTE protesters demand in London

Thursday, 19 April 2018 20:17

A group of LTTE supporters staged a protest outside the Commonwealth Summit premises in London today against President Maithripala Sirisena. Carrying placards and LTTE flags, the protesters demanded President Sirisena to go back to Sri Lanka. Some of the slo..

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Cartoon of the day

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Ponds Au naturale look at CFW 2018

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Red notice against Mahendran

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A red notice was issued against former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahandran by the Interpol today, Police Spokesman Ru...


SLC election on May 19

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The election to elect new office bearers for the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) would be held on May 19, SLC CEO Ashley de Silv...


Husband, wife killed in accident

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A 25-year-old man and his 21-year-old wife were killed when the motorbike they were travelling on collided head on with ...


Two gangsters arrested over drug smuggling

Friday, 20 April 2018 10:31
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Two gang members suspected to be involved in drug smuggling were arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) at Thotalanga ...


New deal on future of unity govt. to be signed after April 24

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The SLFP ministerial committee appointed by President Maihtripala Sirisena to look into the future of the unity governme...


Akila Viraj suitable to be General Secretary: UNP party sources

Friday, 20 April 2018 09:25
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A group of United National Party (UNP) representatives yesterday stated that the current Deputy Secretary General of Par...


Baggage delay: Kuwaiti airline told to pay Rs.2 mn as compensation

Friday, 20 April 2018 08:31
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Colombo Commercial High Court Judge Mahinda Samayawardana yesterday ordered Kuwaiti Airways to pay Rs.2 million as compe...


Tusker ‘Missaka’ dies from sepsis

Friday, 20 April 2018 07:15
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The Tusker ‘Missaka,’ that frequented the Yala Sanctuary, died yesterday morning after suffering from a trap...


Taxi meters compulsory from today

Friday, 20 April 2018 05:14
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Meters with the capability of issuing a printed bill will be compulsory from today, the National Council for Road Safety...


Suspended British doc’s work at Karapitiya resumes

Friday, 20 April 2018 03:31
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The temporally ban imposed on a surgeon from England at the Karapitiya Hospital preventing him from conducting surgeries...


MRIA commercial image damaged by paddy: Official

Friday, 20 April 2018 02:07
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The image of the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) had been tarnished after storing tons of paddy at the ai...


Fuel price revision after consulting Prez, PM: Arjuna

Thursday, 19 April 2018 23:45
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A price revision on fuel will only be carried only after consulting President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ra...


15% import duty on Gold creates more room for smuggling: Bandula

Thursday, 19 April 2018 22:00
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The government’s decision to increase the import tax on Gold by 15% would only create more room for illicit ways t...


All Mirissa hoteliers ordered to obtain SLTDA registration

Thursday, 19 April 2018 20:48
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Minister Sagala Ratnayaka in a special meeting today instructed all hoteliers in Mirissa to strictly adhere to the regis...


Miguel Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's President

Thursday, 19 April 2018 19:12
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Cuba has confirmed that Miguel Diaz-Canel, a Communist Party loyalist, is to replace Raul Castro as president - bringing...


Ammonia gas tragedy: Factory manager arrested

Thursday, 19 April 2018 18:12
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The manager of the rubber factory in Bellapitiya, Horana was today arrested in connection with an incident where five pe...


Precise details of war hadn’t reached Europe, Geneva: Naseby

Thursday, 19 April 2018 18:05
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Lord Baron Naseby, member of the British House of Lords, met with President Maithripala Sirisena in London yesterday, an...


Work of British doctor at Karapitiya Hospital suspended

Thursday, 19 April 2018 17:30
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The British doctor who was performing heart surgeries at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital was suspended from work , pend...


May 1 holiday cancelled, May 7 declared as public holiday

Thursday, 19 April 2018 16:21
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The Government Information Department today officially announced the Public and Bank Holiday on May 1 had been cancelled...


UK ready to expand direct investment in Sri Lanka

Thursday, 19 April 2018 15:01
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Britain on Wednesday announced that it is ready for direct investments in Sri Lanka, while increasing the investments in...


Five killed in ammonia gas exposure in rubber factory

Thursday, 19 April 2018 14:20
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At least five people were killed and 11 hospitalized after being exposed to Ammonia gas at a rubber factory in Bellapiti...


UNP back benchers ask PM to appoint Mujibur Rahman as Dy. Speaker

Thursday, 19 April 2018 13:26
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A group of United National Party (UNP) back benchers had requested Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to appoint UNP MP...


Israeli tourists assaulted in Midigama: 4 arrested

Thursday, 19 April 2018 11:01
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A week after the assault on Dutch tourists in Mirissa, four suspects were arrested yesterday by the Weligama police over...


TUs to hold joint May Day rally on May 1: JTU

Thursday, 19 April 2018 10:45
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Trade unions will hold their joint May Day rally as usual on May 1, the Joint Trade Union (JTU) said condemning the gove...


Two spill gates of Anagamuwa Reservoir opened

Thursday, 19 April 2018 10:15
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Two spill gates of the Anagamuwa Reservoir were opened today due to rising water levels, Disaster Management Centre (DMC...


Parliament prorogued in keeping with tradition: Kiriella

Thursday, 19 April 2018 09:42
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Parliament was prorogued according to tradition with the proper procedures being followed, Leader of the House Minister ...


15 including 12 Lankans injured in Swiss road accident

Thursday, 19 April 2018 08:25
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Fifteen people including 12 Sri Lankans were injured when a bus carrying a group of Sri Lankan tourists crashed with two...


Schoolgirl, allegedly afflicted with stigmatized disease, offered national school

Thursday, 19 April 2018 07:48
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Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has offered national school admission to the schoolgirl from Ganemulla who wa...


Only President can win 2020: Duminda

Thursday, 19 April 2018 06:28
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The General Secretary of the SLFP Duminda Dissanayake yesterday said that he did not like to respond to the remarks made...


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Man used son as shield while dealing drugs

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A man who was in the habit of peddling drugs on the pretext of taking his son to pre-school was nabbed by the police in ...


Thief, attacked by bees, made a hasty retreat minus his sarong

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A thief who had entered a poultry run in a Tea estate in Dumbara braving the rains to steal some fully grown fowls had t...


The woman's rage turned into laughter

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An interesting incident was reported from Pussellawa where a woman who burst into laughter when she saw the "thieve...


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