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SAITM CEO relieved of duties

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 18:44

SAITM CEO Dr. Sameera Senaratne has been temporarily relieved of duties as CEO with immediate effect, SAITM management said today in a statement. The SAITM management announced that the decision was taken to ensure absolute transparency and facilitate the Pol..

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SriLankan welcomes first A320neo aircraft

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 10:06
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Cartoon of the day

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 05:52
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Gurusinha appointed Manager for National Team

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 21:41
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Former Sri Lankan batsman Asanka Gurusinha has been appointed as the Manager Cricket for the National Team of Sri Lanka....


Geetha sad about people being killed

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 20:05
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Galle District Joint Opposition (JO) MP Geetha Kumarasinghe said today it was disheartening to see people being killed b...


Health Minister must state his opinion on AC ruling: GMOA

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 17:40
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The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) today wrote to Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne to state his ...


Truth-Seeking Commission legislation in two months: Mangala

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:39
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Addressing the 34th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera said today the ...


I never wanted to become a thug: Samayan

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 13:04
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Aruna Udayashantha alias ‘Ranale Samayan’, the prominent underworld figure who was murdered yesterday, told ...


SAITM CEO allegedly stages shooting: Police

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 12:12
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SAITM CEO Dr. Sameera Senaratne allegedly staged the shooting which took place in Malabe to falsely portray his life was...


Produce Duminda in Court: Magistrate

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 11:52
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Duminda Silva had been ordered to be produced in court following a report given by a panel of doctors of the Colombo Nat...


Van used for Kalutara shooting found

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 10:29
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A white van, suspected to have been used for yesterday’s shooting in Kalutara was found in Moragahahena last night...


Mystery gazette on G-Secs unravelled

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 10:12
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The recently surfaced mystery gazette notification with regard to government securities (G-Secs) is part of an obsolete ...


Deportation of Lankan student halted

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 09:08
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A university student who faced being deported from the UK to Sri Lanka has had the order halted hours before she was due...


CC recommends SC judge Priyasath Dep for CJ post

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 08:20
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The Constitutional Council which met last evening has recommended Supreme Court judge Priyasath Dep for the Chief Justic...


Angoda Loku behind shooting?

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 07:17
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Western Province crimes, road safety and traffic in charge, Senior DIG Nandana Munasinghe, who is leading the investigat...


Kepapaulavu and Pudukuduirippu: President assures release of lands within 2 days

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 06:17
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President Maithripala Sirisena has assured that the lands in Kepapaulavu and Pudukuduirippu will be handed over to the p...


CMA unhappy over gazette on face-covered helmets

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 05:23
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The Ceylon Motorcyclists’ Association (CMA) has expressed displeasure over gazette notice directing motorcyclists ...


JO says Governor assured MR not responsible

Tuesday, 28 February 2017 04:11
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The Joint Opposition yesterday said Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy has assured that former President and MP...


Next CJ: President sends nominations to CC

Monday, 27 February 2017 20:03
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President Maithripala Sirisena has sent two nominations to the Constitutional Council for the position of the next Chief...


Govt. to set up agri marketing unit to help farmers: PM

Monday, 27 February 2017 19:30
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Government is hoping to set up a national agricultural marketing authority to help farmers, Prime Minister Ranil Wickrem...


Proper security may have prevented the shooting: Swaminathan

Monday, 27 February 2017 18:31
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There was a possibility of preventing the shooting at Kalutara if the police were able to provide sufficient security to...


SL doctor who killed abusive husband, granted parole

Monday, 27 February 2017 17:35
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The Sri Lankan-born doctor, who killed her abusive husband in Western Australia's Mid-West, had been granted parole ...


Use 119 to make complaints over sexual harassment

Monday, 27 February 2017 15:55
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Women and girls can use 119 Police Emergency hotline number to make any complaints over sexual harassments; especially o...


Oscars pulls a ‘Miss Universe’

Monday, 27 February 2017 14:22
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Celebrations by the La La Land cast and crew were cut short, when it was revealed that compeers made a mistake when anno...


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Babi Achchi nabbed with heroin

Thursday, 23 February 2017 10:05
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A female heroin-peddler known as Babi Achchi, had been arrested with 3,150 grams of heroin in Angulana yesterday, the Po...


Bride elopes while her groom stops vehicle to buy soft drink

Monday, 20 February 2017 08:06
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A bride had eloped with another young man when the bridegroom stepped into a wayside grocery to buy a bottle of soft dri...


Man fleeing from jumbo encounters 'ghost'

Thursday, 16 February 2017 09:58
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One fine night a person was returning home alone after attending a funeral home in the village. After hearing the sound ...


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