Priyantha Sirisena in critical condition

Friday, 27 March 2015 13:29

President Maithripala Sirisena’s brother, Priyantha Sirisena who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Colombo following an assault is reported to be in a critical condition.

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BC summons Wimal again

Friday, 27 March 2015 15:32
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Former Minister and National Freedom Front (NFF) Leader Wimal Weerawansa was summoned to the Bribery Commission (BC) tod...


SL contradicts Chinese claims on Port City

Friday, 27 March 2015 14:47
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Deputy External Affairs Minister Ajith P. Perera today dismissed the statement made by his Chinese counterpart yesterday...


FCID interrogates Ex-chief of defence staff

Friday, 27 March 2015 13:49
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Former Chief of Defence Staff Roshan Gunathilake was interrogated by the Police Financial Crime Investigation Division (...


​Dharmasena, Kettleborough umpires for WC final

Friday, 27 March 2015 12:29
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Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena and England’s Richard Kettleborough were today appointed on-field umpires for the...


Indian Naval vessels to reach SL for drill today

Friday, 27 March 2015 11:32
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Four Indian Navy vessels will arrive in Sri Lanka on Friday to hold a three-day training exercise for Lankan Navy person...


Balachandran Jeyakumari’s daughter released

Friday, 27 March 2015 11:09
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The Kilinochchi Magistrate yesterday ordered the release Balachandran Jeyakumari’s daughter Vibushika who was in t...


Briton dies while scuba diving

Friday, 27 March 2015 10:27
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A 29-year-old Briton drowned in the sea off Ettukala in Negombo yesterday while he was practicing to scuba dive, Police ...


New US Ambassador to SL nominated

Friday, 27 March 2015 09:52
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President Barack Obama has nominated an Indian-American, a former official at its Embassy in New Delhi, as the next US a...


​Electoral reforms: Decision within 10 days

Friday, 27 March 2015 01:20
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday said a decision on the new electoral system would be taken by political ...


Basil to return soon

Thursday, 26 March 2015 23:04
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Former economic development minister and UPFA MP Basil Rajapaksa has said that he would return to Sri Lanka soon and wou...


Attack on Priyantha Sirisena: suspect surrenders

Thursday, 26 March 2015 20:55
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Priyantha Sirisena, the brother of President Maithripala Sirisena was hospitalised with serious injuries after he was as...


Three drown in Kalu Ganga

Thursday, 26 March 2015 19:19
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A 42-year-old woman and her two daughters aged 11 and 16 were drowned while bathing in Kalu Ganga near Palapitiyagoda in...


Over 25 SLFP MPs attend Ratnapura rally

Thursday, 26 March 2015 18:23
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About 28 Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) MPs and several ministers including Kumara Welgama, C. B Ratnayake and many othe...


CID records Mervyn’s statement

Thursday, 26 March 2015 18:13
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The CID has recorded a statement from former minister and UPFA MP Mervyn Silva today on the killing of Sunday Leader New...


Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot 'wanted to destroy plane'

Thursday, 26 March 2015 17:57
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The co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday appeared to want to "destroy the...


Australia beat India to reach final

Thursday, 26 March 2015 17:17
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Australia powered into the World Cup final with a 95-run victory over defending champions India in Sydney. ...


No agreement on 83 days of fishing: Ministry

Thursday, 26 March 2015 15:33
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The Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Ministry today denied the existence of an agreement with Indian fisherme...


Maldivian drug trafficker arrested at Dehiwala

Thursday, 26 March 2015 15:06
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A Maldivian drug dealer was arrested in Dehiwala last evening with 169 grams of heroin while he was staying at a hotel, ...


SC rejects vehicle importers’ petition on tax

Thursday, 26 March 2015 15:02
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The Supreme Court today rejected a petition filed by vehicle importers against the Finance Ministry’s move to incr...


Colombo Port City project back on track

Thursday, 26 March 2015 14:43
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China's biggest investment project in Sri Lanka, the Colombo Port City Project which was suspended for months by the...


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