SLFP CC empowers Maithri to appoint ministers

Friday, 28 August 2015 19:33

President Maithripala Sirisena further consolidated his position in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) when the party’s Central Committee entrusted him the power to decide on the nomination of members to the posts of Opposition Leader, Deputy Speaker and Chief Opposition Whip.

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Omanthai check point removed

Saturday, 29 August 2015 19:45
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The military check point at the Omanthai in Vavuniya has been removed with effect from today (29), officials said. ...


Showers expected in Western and Sabaragamuwa Provinces

Saturday, 29 August 2015 15:27
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The Meteorology Department said today showers could be expected in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, southern and central provi...


Sri Lankan killed in car crash in New Zealand

Saturday, 29 August 2015 13:16
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A 44-year-old Sri Lankan named Pradeep Edirisinghe died in a two-car crash near Riversdale in Southland, New Zealand yes...


JVP’s Mayadunne to resign?

Saturday, 29 August 2015 12:56
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Authoritative sources confirm that JVP National List MP Sarathchandra Mayadunne is due to resign from his position as MP...


Smuggling of 40 M USD: couple barred from leaving country

Saturday, 29 August 2015 11:22
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Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya yesterday (28) ordered the Controller of Immigration and Emigration to ban the...


Karunanidhi condemns U.S. stand on Sri Lanka

Saturday, 29 August 2015 10:03
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The U.S. government’s decision to support the new Sri Lankan government’s plans for a local inquiry into all...


No glitches at BOC in Seychelles

Saturday, 29 August 2015 09:44
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Bank of Ceylon Chairman Ronald Perera said yesterday the Seychelles branch of the BOC was functioning smoothly and there...


Making candidates account for campaign funds a must during polls: PAFFREL

Saturday, 29 August 2015 07:26
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Local election watchdog People's Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) yesterday said strict election laws sh...


Lankan tourist attacked by orangutan

Friday, 28 August 2015 21:56
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A Sri lankan national now domiciled in New Zealand was hospitalised after being bitten on the knee by an orangutan while...


I don’t have dual citizenship: Geetha

Friday, 28 August 2015 19:15
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Rejecting reports that her parliamentary seat was being annulled, Geetha Kumarasinghe told Daily Mirror today that despi...


UGGNF awaits EC approval to change name and symbol

Friday, 28 August 2015 18:03
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The United Good Governance National Front (UGGNF) said today said it was awaiting the Elections Commissioner’s app...


Initial approval to store paddy at MRIA warehouses: PMB

Friday, 28 August 2015 16:09
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The Paddy Marketing Board (PMB) said today it had received the initial approval from Sri Lanka Airlines and Aviation Com...


Oil contamination; water supply disrupted again

Friday, 28 August 2015 14:24
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The water supply to Colombo, Sri Jayawardanepura Kotte and Dehiwala-Mt Lavinia was disrupted today after the water in th...


13 apply for two posts of hangmen

Friday, 28 August 2015 13:08
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The Prisons Department said today they had received 13 applications in response to an advertising calling for applicatio...


P.B. Jayasundera at SIU

Friday, 28 August 2015 11:28
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Former Secretary of the Treasury, P.B. Jayasundera is being questioned at the Special Investigation Unit (SIU), police s...


Enjoining order on Anura, Susil dismissed

Friday, 28 August 2015 10:37
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The enjoining orders which prevented Anura Priyadarshana Yapa and Susil Premajayantha from functioning as general secret...


SLFP CC meets today

Friday, 28 August 2015 09:15
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The Central Committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will meet today, reportedly to discuss the party’s dec...


No repeal of PTA at present

Friday, 28 August 2015 07:28
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The government is not considering the revocation or the amendment of the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) at present, a...


MoD issues detention order on suspects

Thursday, 27 August 2015 20:38
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The Defence Ministry issued a detention order today to detain and interrogate the four army personnel arrested in connec...


India gifts ship 'Varaha' to SL Navy

Thursday, 27 August 2015 20:07
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Former Indian Coast Guard Ship Varaha, which had been in service with Sri Lanka Navy as Naval Ship ‘Sagara’ ...


Yala Park closed for a month due to drought

Thursday, 27 August 2015 19:32
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Yala National Park will be closed for one month starting from September 7 as a result of the extremely low rainfall in t...


Video: Cabinet swearing-in further delayed?

Thursday, 27 August 2015 16:37
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SLFP acting General Secretary Duminda Dissanayake today said the swearing-in of the Cabinet would not likely to happen o...


​Thonda,Douglas to support National Govt-Duminda

Thursday, 27 August 2015 13:01
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Ceylon Workers Congress leader Arumugan Thondaman and EPDP leader Douglas Devananda have decided to extend their support...


What should and should not be included in new Constitution?

Thursday, 27 August 2015 12:21
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In an attempt to get the opinions and views, Daily Mirror gives the readers the opportunity to voice their thoughts on w...


Petitions against MR, Cabraal, Mahendran withdrawn

Thursday, 27 August 2015 11:53
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A private petition filed against Central Bank (CB) Governor Arjuna Mahendran and his son-in-law Arjun Aloysius was today...


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Illegal alcohol manufacture is continuing to thrive with the aid of public officials as the state refuses to take action against provided information, said Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC (DC... Read More...


Sri Lanka Tourism, Tea board and Sri Lankan Airlines quest for Guinness Record

Monday, 24 August 2015 13:13 | 1346 views

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