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CB Governor: PM to reveal behind-the-scene secrets

Saturday, 25 June 2016 18:58

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is to make several disclosures on matters related to Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran, sources close to him said yesterday. Sources said he would make a disclosure on a certain person who had been behind publishing se..

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Colombo Fashion Week - SWIM

Sunday, 26 June 2016 15:25
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Cartoon of the day

Friday, 24 June 2016 05:07
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Yala Warden harassed for uncovering exertion of political pressure

Sunday, 26 June 2016 21:34
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Warden of the Yala National Park Suranga Rathnayake remains harassed and an unbearable amount of pressure is levelled on...


Cop killed in motorbike-tipper collision

Sunday, 26 June 2016 20:02
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A 48-year-old police officer attached to the Chunnakam Police died in an accident occurred this evening on Sangupiti Bri...


Over 30 dengue deaths, 20,000 cases to date

Sunday, 26 June 2016 16:39
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More than 20,000 dengue cases have been reported from all over the country for the past six months claiming 31 lives, th...


Response to Brexit: SL to turn towards Asia

Sunday, 26 June 2016 15:08
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Sri Lanka will turn towards Asia as uncertainty had gripped Europe with the decision by UK to leave European Union (EU),...


Colour codes on all soft drinks gazetted

Sunday, 26 June 2016 14:25
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All soft drinks will have mandatory colour codes given by the Health Ministry following a gazette notification, with eff...


GMOA to strike if SAITM students granted provisional registration

Sunday, 26 June 2016 13:23
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The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) today threatened to go on a trade union action once the students who ...


One dead, seven injured in accident

Sunday, 26 June 2016 11:45
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A 39-year-old woman died and seven persons were injured when a jeep collided with a motorcycle and a three wheeler in th...


Veteran cinematographer passes away

Sunday, 26 June 2016 10:34
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Veteran cinematographer, film director and producer M. S. Ananda passed away at the age of 83, late on Friday and his fu...


Ukraine, SL sign agreements on mutual legal assistance in criminal cases

Sunday, 26 June 2016 06:42
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Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and Foreign Minister of Sri-Lanka Mangala Samaraweera have signed inter-state ...


Lankan with Interpol red notice for fraud arrested in US

Saturday, 25 June 2016 17:17
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Forty-five foreign fugitives including a Sri Lankan – all subjects of active Interpol notices for individuals want...


Jayalalithaa again writes to Modi on fishermen arrest by SL navy

Saturday, 25 June 2016 16:39
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Terming the recent arrest of five Tamil Nadu fishermen in mid-sea by the Sri Lankan Navy as an “inhumane” ac...


D.V. Upul arrested

Saturday, 25 June 2016 14:01
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Southern Provincial Councillor D.V. Upul was arrested by the Hambantota police today in connection with an alleged assau...


Pakistani drug kingpin arrested at BIA

Saturday, 25 June 2016 13:37
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A Pakistani national was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake today while attempting to smuggl...


MR visits Abeygunawardena in hospital

Saturday, 25 June 2016 12:20
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Former president and MP Mahinda Rajapaksa today paid a visit to MP Rohitha Abeygunawardena, who is currently undergoing ...


British man dies after falling off cliff in Weligama

Saturday, 25 June 2016 11:42
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A 23-year-old British national died after he fell off a cliff at Bandalwatte Place in Weligama last night, police said. ...


JVP members ready to quit COPE at anytime: Anura

Saturday, 25 June 2016 11:07
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Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader and Chief opposition whip Anura Kumara Dissanayke told Parliament yesterday that ...


Drug racket operating around nightclubs busted

Saturday, 25 June 2016 10:49
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The police has busted a drug racket operating in and around several nightclubs in Colombo and seized drugs worth Rs. 600...


Separate train accidents kill two

Saturday, 25 June 2016 10:04
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A 40-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man were killed in two separate train accidents which occurred in Wellawatte and B...


Panadura–Ratnapura expressway to be built soon

Saturday, 25 June 2016 08:19
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The survey work for the acquisition of land is now underway for the launch of the Panadura–Ratnapura Expressway pr...


Will not get into Katchatheevu case: Madras HC

Friday, 24 June 2016 22:46
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The Madras high court has declined to interfere with the India-Sri Lanka agreement, and subsequent executive orders, on ...


RTI Bill passed with amendments

Friday, 24 June 2016 20:22
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Parliament today passed the Right to Information Bill unanimously with amendments. The Bill was taken up for debate in t...


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