I’ll contest general election: MR

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 12:25

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing a gathering at Medamulana this morning revealed that he would contest the upcoming general election.

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Indian Ocean is not India's alone: China

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 16:53
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The Indian Ocean cannot be a backyard of India which navies of other countries could not visit, the Chinese ministry of ...


TN fishermen fast demanding arrested fishermen’s release

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 14:53
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About 250 fishermen began an indefinite fast in front of a bus stand in Rameswaram today, demanding the release of 14 fi...


People will consign MR to the dustbin: Navin

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 14:49
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In a response to former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s speech today, Tourism and Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake ...


Four SSPs, three ASPs transferred

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 13:50
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The Police Department today announced that four SSPs and three ASPs including one from the CID and the other from the TI...


Rukman to contest from Kegalle

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 12:59
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Former parliamentarian Rukman Senanayake is expected to contest the general election from the Kegalle District on the Un...


Hyatt heist!

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 12:01
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A forensic audit into the Hyatt hotels in Colpetty and Hambantota has uncovered mass fraud resulting in initial cost est...


Boy arrested for playing cricket on street

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 11:04
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An underage boy arrested by the Slave Island Police was produced in Court on charges of having played cricket on Vauxhal...


Flight diverts to Mumbai after Lankan collapses onboard

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 09:13
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An international Colombo-Dubai flight had to be diverted to Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA...


Chinese women arrested in Kollupitiya brothel

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 08:48
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Three Chinese women were arrested on charges of engaging in prostitution, when the anti- corruption unit raided an alleg...


Video: JVP to go alone at the election

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 02:44
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said yesterday it would contest the general elections on its own and work hard to...


UNP providing jobs violating election laws: Dinesh

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 22:51
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Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP) Leader Dinesh Gunawardena today alleged that the UNP was providing jobs through all the m...


Video: BJP will be crucial political force by 2025: BBS

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 22:45
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The Bodu Jana Peramuna (BJP), the political wing of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) would be a crucial political force in the c...


If MR can contest, so can I: CBK

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 22:22
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If former president Mahinda Rajapaksa was given nomination to contest the next general election, former president Chandr...


MR not named Prime Ministerial candidate: President

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 19:25
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Sri Lanka Freedom Party Chairman and President Maithripala Sirisena has not decided to accept or nominate former preside...


Indonesian military plane with 113 aboard crashes into city

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 18:17
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An Indonesian military aircraft with 113 people aboard crashed into a neighborhood in the city of Medan on Tuesday, acco...


UPFA agrees to nominate MR

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 16:38
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The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has finally agreed to nominate former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as a...


MR's return to politics not a worry: Ven. Rathana Thera

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 16:18
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The National Council for a Better Tomorrow Chairman Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera said today they would not be worried i...


Third term on Sept. 09 for A/L Exam schools

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 15:33
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The third term would begin on September 9 for State schools, where Advanced Level Examinations were held, Secretary to t...


Nilanga Dela appointed acting Diyawadana Nilame

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 12:56
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The Sri Dalada Maligawa Diyawadana Nilame Pradeep Nilanga Dela, whose term of office ended today was appointed as its ac...


Full-face helmets: Stay order on ban extended

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 10:21
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The Court of Appeal today extended the interim order issued staying the operation of the police advisory banning the use...


UN to close down OCHA in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 09:13
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The Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Sri Lanka would be closed by the end of the year whil...


'All Ministry portfolios will remain in force'

Monday, 29 June 2015 23:32
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Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe today said all Cabinet and State Ministers along with Deputy Ministers would cont...


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June inflation slows to 0.1% over lower energy prices

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Etihad airways wins three coveted world travel awards including middle east’s leading airline

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For the ninth consecutive year, Etihad Airways has been named The Middle East’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards Middle East. The prestigious gala ceremony was held last night at the F... Read More...