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President says as per his proposal: Govt. to scrap Grade 5 scholarship exam

President Maithripala Sirisena said that the Government has decided to cancel the Garde 5 Scholarship exam according to one of his proposals.

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  Geoffrey Aloysius and 4 others remanded till April 5
  Fmr CB Deputy Governor, three PTL directors arrested over bond scam


Namal-Nalin in verbal clash over H’tota oil refinery

A heated argument erupted in Parliament yesterday between Hambantota District UPFA Parliamentarian N

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Indian army contingent arrives for joint exercise

The Sri Lanka Army - Indian Army Joint training exercise MITRASHAKTI - VI would be held at Diyatalaw

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Normal bus service should be allowed on expressways: Welgama

UPFA MP Kumara Welgama today proposed that normal passenger bus service should be started on the exp

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SriLankan flight makes an emergency landing in Romania

SriLankan Airlines flight (UL504) which originated from London had made an emergency landing at the

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RMV most corrupt institution - Hirunika

UNP MP Hirunika Premachandra said today the Motor Traffic Department was the most corrupt institutio

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OHCHR chief admits UN report erroneous: NP Governor

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet admitted there were mistakes in compiling th

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Two accomplices of Dematagoda Chaminda arrested

Two criminal gang members ‘Welipare Karun’ and ‘Lal Baba’ two accomplices of the prominent u

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Geoffrey Aloysius and 4 others remanded till April 5

Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank P. Samarasiri, and Directors of Perpetual Treasuries Ltd

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Rs. 25,000 fine for 7 traffic offences

Fines for seven traffic offences are to be increased to Rs. 25,000 with the aim of reducing the numb

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CEB issues schedule for power cuts

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) issued the schedule for daily power cuts which will be implemente

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PTL Chairman Geoffrey Aloysius arrested over bond scam

Chairman of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) Geoffrey Aloysius had been arrested by the CID in con

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Thailand election: Pro-military political party takes lead

A pro-military political party in Thailand has taken an unexpected lead in the country’s first ele

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Tissa Attanayake case ends on settlement

The case against former United National Party (UNP) General Secretary Tissa Attanayake over alleged

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On arrival visas free of charge for tourists from 36 countries

Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga said yesterday the government would grant on arrival vi

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UNP to send names of SLFPers to be made ministers to Prez

The United National Party (UNP), as the dominant ally of the government, will send the names of some

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Two killed, 60 injured when a bus topples in Walapane

Two passengers, including a woman were killed and sixty others were injured when a bus skidded off t

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I will make my decision after party shuffle: Wijith de Soysa

Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) MP Wijith Wijeyamuni de Soysa who participated in the foundation ston

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Mangala calls for systemic change

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera, who recently celebrated 30 years in politics and presented a b

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Presidential candidate should be able to win over the middleclass - Champika

Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka, who is widely seen as an aspira

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In conversation with Nishi Uggalle: Child genius places herself behind Einstein and Hawking

It would be a nerve-wrecking experience for a 12-year-old to answer degree-level questions within se

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We Must Embrace modernity Kalinga Indatissa

The newly elected President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) Kalinga Indatissa Presidents

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Cartoon of the day

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Sometime ago people had the habit of leveling allegations against certain authorities that they were

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Politician Involved in Acquiring Property

A Minister’s name is associated with the activities of an alleged fraudster to retain a highly res

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Resolving issues of apartment owners CMA offers special treatment to influential parties

The double standards followed by the Condominium Management Authority (CMA) has now come to light fo

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Did Caasl Mislead SLAF? Landing and take off of private aircraft from China Bay Air Force airstrip

Controversy surrounds how a foreign private aircraft, said to be carrying  ‘investors’ to the c

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He built three houses while begging for 25 years

A blind man (65) who had been begging on trains for 25 years which had enabled him to build three houses and own a bank accou

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Deceased mother had partaken of fried fish on alms giving day

The story of a deceased mother visiting her home on the seventh day and eating a slice of fried fish from the Pideni Thattuwa

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Fat rat gets stuck in Manhole cover, rescue wins hearts online

A heartwarmingly hilarious incident occurred in Germany earlier this week when a chubby rat got stuck halfway out of a sewer

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An opposition MP recently urged the government to increase the monthly salaries of private sector workers by Rs. 2500, similar to the raise given to public sector employees. Do you agree with this proposal?