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Gota, Sajin, Nishantha noticed to appear

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 23:52

The Presidential Commission to inquire into allegations of large-scale frauds and malpractices in SriLankan Airlines, SriLankan Catering Ltd and Mihin Lanka (Pvt) Ltd has issued notices to four persons including former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa and ..

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Celebrating Hajj

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 11:40
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Cartoon of the day

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 06:13
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Launch of Huawei nova 3 and nova 3i

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 13:07

BJP Leader goes to Medamulana, meets MR

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 12:44
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Leader Dr. Subramanian Swamy arrived in Sri Lanka today and called on former Pres...


Mannar mass grave: Skeletal remains of 66 unearthed

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 10:42
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Skeletal remains belonging to 66 individuals had been unearthed by yesterday from excavations of the mass grave in Manna...


Body recovered from sea off Pamunugama

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 09:49
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A body of a man was found floating in the sea off Pamunugama yesterday, Police said. ...


Udayanga recommended company as GSA for Russia

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 08:27
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Former Sri Lankan ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga had recommended a company named Sri Lanka Limited to be appo...


Cabinet mulls RMB and Yen bonds

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 07:53
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The Cabinet is reported to have decided to explore the possibility of issuing International Sovereign Bonds in Renminbi ...


Committee on SL-S'pore FTA: JO wants Prez to hold sittings

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 05:47
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The joint opposition (JO) yesterday urged President Maithripala Sirisena to immediately convene the committee of experts...


SC ruling on MS clearly shows MR can't contest again

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 21:54
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The Supreme Court's reuling delivered earlier this year on the term of office of President Maithripala Sirisena make...


Three police officers arrested by mistake: Police

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 20:21
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The three police officers who were arrested by the STF this morning in connection with an alleged robbery in Kalutara wa...


Cabinet rescinds age limit on trishaw drivers

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 19:12
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The Cabinet is reported to have today rescinded the gazette notice that barred those below 35 years from obtaining three...


Japan keen to strengthen security cooperation with SL

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 18:15
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The visit of the Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera has drawn attention to the need for further strengthening ma...


Customer injured during bank robbery in Gandara

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 16:26
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A customer was injured when four armed men opened fire inside a state-owned bank at Parawahera in Gandara, Matara this e...


Protesting undergrads tear-gassed again

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 16:19
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The university students were tear-gassed a short while ago outside the University Grants Commission (UGC) for the second...


Police use tear gas at IUSF protest

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 15:01
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Police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse the protesting university students outside the University Grants Commi...


Ward place blocked due to protest

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 14:25
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Ward Place in Colombo was blocked as a result of a protest staged by the University Students outside the University Gran...


Customs seize 18 tons of Beedi Leaves in containers

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 14:18
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Sri Lanka Customs Preventive Mega-Port Surveillance Unit today detained two containers with 18 tons of Beedi Leaves wort...


MR's brother Chandra Rajapaksa passes away

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 13:42
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Chandra Tudor Rajapaksa, one of the brothers of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, passed away at the age of 70&nb...


Missile attack launched at Presidential Palace in Kabul

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 12:32
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At least a dozen missiles have been fired in Kabul, with some targeting the Presidential Palace and diplomatic zone in t...


Special high court to hear fraud cases, declared open

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 12:04
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The first special High Court established to hear financial fraud and corruption cases, was declared open by Justice and ...


Australian prime minister survives leadership challenge

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 11:00
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a leadership challenge by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Tues...


IP, two constables arrested over robbery

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 09:53
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A Police Inspector (IP) and two police constables have been arrested by the STF this morning in connection with an alleg...


Japanese naval ship arrives in Trinco

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 08:38
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Japanese naval ship “Ikazuchi” arrived at the Trincomalee port yesterday for a three-day  good will vis...


PM not satisfied with govt.'s performance in employment generation

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 07:18
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said the government’s performance with regard to employment generati...


Govt. won't build power plants in future: Dr. Batagoda

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 04:36
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As a matter of state policy, the government will not build any power plants in the future but will provide facilities to...


Radio dramas insult to Buddhism: MR

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 02:32
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said it was regrettable that an organization headed by the daughter of former prime m...


Gnanasara Thera spoke up for the country: Kotte Maha Sangha Sabha

Monday, 20 August 2018 23:51
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In a letter to President Maitripala Sirisena with regard to the imprisonment of Bodu Bala Sena general secretary Ven. Ga...


Japanese Defence Minister arrives

Monday, 20 August 2018 23:39
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Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera arrived here a short while ago on a two-day official visit. This marks the fi...


Minister Musthapha travels to Dubai for do-or-die talks with the ICC

Monday, 20 August 2018 19:22
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With a little more than four months left before an International Cricket Council (ICC) deadline to hold Sri Lanka cricke...


Prison riot: 11 injured, 52 inmates transferred

Monday, 20 August 2018 18:35
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A tense situation was reported from the Welikada Prison this evening after clashes erupted between Prison officials and ...


28 arrested at DJ party in Mt Lavinia

Monday, 20 August 2018 15:36
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At least 28 people, including a female, participating in a DJ party at a beach hotel in Mount Lavinia, were arrested on ...


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Girl shocked when fiancé discloses age

Tuesday, 24 July 2018 11:20
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A teenage love story ended on a gloomy note when the young couple was summoned to the Yakkalamulla police station recent...


Bosom buddies who ate, drank together end up cuffed together

Monday, 23 July 2018 12:41
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There were two bosom buddies who ate, drank and went on trips together. But sadly, they also got addicted to heroin toge...


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...


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