​Death toll crosses 1000 in Nepal

Saturday, 25 April 2015 22:04

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing more than 1,000 people, toppling a 19th-century tower in the capital Kathmandu and touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest.

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​No foreign interference-President

Saturday, 25 April 2015 21:46
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President Maithripala Sirisena said that no western power has interfered with the internal affairs of Sri Lanka, state o...


Air force flight to bring Lankans in Nepal

Saturday, 25 April 2015 21:11
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The government has taken steps to bring back Sri Lankans including students currently in Nepal in a special Sri Lankan A...


​Sri Lanka to send emergency relief to Nepal

Saturday, 25 April 2015 20:58
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The Government of Sri Lanka has taken steps to provide emergency relief to those affected by the earthquake in Nepal, th...


Fears of breakaway rebel cricket league sparks ICC probe

Saturday, 25 April 2015 13:27
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New Zealand Cricket has been drawn into an International Cricket Council-led investigation targeting a possible breakawa...


Nepal earth quake has no impact on SL: DMC

Saturday, 25 April 2015 13:26
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DMC Assistant Director Pradeep Kodippili said the 7.6 magnitude earthquake which struck Nepal this morning had no impact...


7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

Saturday, 25 April 2015 13:02
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A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal less than 50 miles from the capital of Kathmandu, the U.S. Geologic...


Wigneswaran defends raising convicts’ issue with Modi

Saturday, 25 April 2015 12:21
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Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran yesterday strongly defended his action of forwarding to Indian Prime M...


Mother, three children drown at Hambanthota sea

Saturday, 25 April 2015 11:53
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Three children and their mother drowned at sea, while playing on the beach off Old Tangalle Road in Hambanthota this mor...


Sri Lanka reiterates warning on Indian fishermen

Saturday, 25 April 2015 09:50
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Sri Lanka yesterday reiterated its warning that Indian fishermen who violate its maritime border and illegally fish with...


​Writing to Modi;Did Wigneswaran break protocol?

Saturday, 25 April 2015 08:49
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Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran may have broken protocol when he officially wrote to Indian Prime Minis...


Tax on potatoes, big onion increased

Saturday, 25 April 2015 08:35
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The import taxes on potatoes and big onion have been increased by Rs 15 and Rs. 20 respectively with effect from today, ...


Bond issue: JVP wants President to appoint new committee

Friday, 24 April 2015 19:17
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) led ‘Voice Against Corruption’ had written to President Maithripala Siri...


Protesting MPs summoned for contempt of court

Friday, 24 April 2015 17:28
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MPs Dullas Alahapperuma, Bandula Gunawardane, Gamini Lokuge, Jayantha Ketagoda and Sarath Weerasekara, WPC Chief Ministe...


Tsunami funds: Complaint lodged against MR

Friday, 24 April 2015 15:44
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A complaint has been lodged at the Bribery Commission against former President Mahinda Rajapakse on charges of misapprop...


Video: Hold general election after 19A: Sobitha Thera

Friday, 24 April 2015 14:50
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National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) Leader Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera said today parliament should be dissolv...


Video: MR visits Basil at CNH

Friday, 24 April 2015 14:02
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Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday the Rajapaksas were not thieves and said they had taken only political...


Video: Dullas apologises for using wrong flag

Friday, 24 April 2015 13:35
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UPFA MP Dullas Alahapperuma today apologised for using a lion’s flag without the two coloured strips -- reprsentin...


Video: MS-MR meeting cancelled

Friday, 24 April 2015 13:02
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A meeting scheduled between President Maithripala Sirisena and former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has been cancelled bec...


We will submit changes to 19A: GL

Friday, 24 April 2015 12:31
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In the wake of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Central Committee (CC) deciding to support the 19th Amendment on a mat...


Motion to remove CB Governor: Bandula

Friday, 24 April 2015 12:03
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UPFA MP Bandula Gunawardena said today a motion signed by opposition members would be handed over to the Speaker calling...


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