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Prison bus shot at, 'Samayan' and six others killed

Monday, 27 February 2017 10:05

At least seven persons including a prominent underworld figure Aruna Udayashantha alias Samayan and two prison officers were killed when a prison bus was shot at in Kalutara today morning. Police said that an unidentified group of gunmen had opened fire at t..

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Disabled war veterans protest

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Cartoon of the day

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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...


H’tota protest: 24 suspects released on bail

Monday, 27 February 2017 13:54
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The 24 suspects, who were remanded on charges of violating court orders and damaging public property during the recent p...


Wimal permitted to attend Parliament Committee Sessions

Monday, 27 February 2017 13:01
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Colombo High Court Judge Vikum Kaluarachchi today directed Welikada Prison Authority to take MP Wimal Weerawansa to atte...


Lotus road closed temporarily

Monday, 27 February 2017 12:09
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The Lotus Road from Ceramic Junction to NSA Roundabout via the Presidential Secretariat has been closed temporarily beca...


Won't resign, will pressurise govt.: Rathana Thera

Monday, 27 February 2017 11:33
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MP Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera, who is in the centre of a controversy over his recent statement that he would act as a...


High posts appointments not cleared by Committee

Monday, 27 February 2017 10:18
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Appointments made to 25 Government institutions as Chairmen had not yet been cleared by the High Post Committee of Parli...


Bond scam: acting Govt. Printer summoned

Monday, 27 February 2017 09:35
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The acting Government Printer (GP) has been called before the Presidential Investigation Commission today to be question...


Govt. will bar PCs from discussing separatism: PM

Monday, 27 February 2017 07:41
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The government intends to place a bar on the provincial councils from discussing separatism, said Prime Minister Ranil W...


Govt. will go on till 2021: Amunugama

Monday, 27 February 2017 04:02
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Minister Sarath Amunugama said yesterday the government would go on till 2021, when the next presidential election is sc...


CB violated the law earlier when issuing T. Bonds: Fin.Ministry

Sunday, 26 February 2017 23:38
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Gazette Notification No. 1895/19 dated 1 January 2015 issued by the then president, Mahinda Rajapaksa is a unique exampl...


Actor Bill Paxton dead at 61

Sunday, 26 February 2017 22:29
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Actor Bill Paxton died due to complications from surgery, PEOPLE confirms today.“It is with heavy hearts we share ...


Govt. conspires to land Bond scam to MR’s A/c.: JO

Sunday, 26 February 2017 21:04
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A conspiracy to transfer the Treasury Bonds scam to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s account has been enacted ...


Update: Earth embankment collapses, two killed

Sunday, 26 February 2017 20:11
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At least two people died and two others injured following the earth embankment collapsed at a site in the Moragahakanda ...


Champika: SAITM issue could lead to violence

Sunday, 26 February 2017 17:27
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The SAITM (South Asia Institute of Technology and Medicine) controversy was fast heading towards a violent situation tha...


Five officers arrested over Peliyagoda suspect’s death

Sunday, 26 February 2017 16:13
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Five Police officers of the Peliyagoda Police had been arrested in connection with yesterday’s death of a suspect ...


JO to protest against CB bond row

Sunday, 26 February 2017 13:35
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A protest to create awareness to the general public regarding the Treasury Bonds controversy would be held opposite the ...


Earth embankment collapses, one killed

Sunday, 26 February 2017 12:24
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At least one person died and two others injured following an earth embankment collapsed at a site in the Moragahakanda -...


Trump declines to attend White House correspondents' dinner

Sunday, 26 February 2017 11:12
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President Donald Trump has announced that he will not attend this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, a m...


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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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