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SAITM to be run as Private Public Partnership: Kiriella

Saturday, 23 July 2016 18:33

Highways and Higher Education Minister Lakshman Kiriella yesterday said seven out of eight Medical Faculty Deans, had agreed with him for a Private Public Partnership (PPP) to run the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) in Malabe. The Min..

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Cartoon of the day

Friday, 22 July 2016 05:11
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Gampaha District Judge interdicted

Sunday, 24 July 2016 10:52
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I. M. Dhammika Ilangasinghe, Gampaha District Judge who also served as the Chief Magistrate of Minuwangoda was interdict...


Three hacked to death in Batticaloa

Sunday, 24 July 2016 10:45
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The bodies of three families members hacked to death were found in Vellawali, Batticaloa early this morning, Police said...


Lankan judges on India study

Sunday, 24 July 2016 09:57
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To strengthen international relations, Indian Judges are going to share their experiences with the Judges of the neighbo...


PIA confirms talks with SL for four A330s

Sunday, 24 July 2016 08:47
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PIA, Pakistan’s national air carrier, is in talks with Sri Lanka to take four wide-bodied planes (A330s) on rent, ...


SL’s human rights situation improved but challenges remain: report

Saturday, 23 July 2016 15:22
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Sri Lanka’s human rights situation continued to improve during the first half of this year with reconciliation eff...


Man dressed in burka arrested at BIA

Saturday, 23 July 2016 13:44
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A Sri Lankan man dressed in a burka was arrested at the arrival lounge of the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) t...


Seat belts for tuk-tuks soon

Saturday, 23 July 2016 10:47
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The Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva had instructed the National Council for Road Safety (N...


Find Elara’s tomb; do as Dutugemunu said: Douglas

Saturday, 23 July 2016 09:06
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Opposition MP Douglas Devananda yesterday urged the Government to trace the real tombstone of King Elara and preserve it...


High drama in house over Geetha's remarks

Saturday, 23 July 2016 08:55
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Parliament sessions came alive with amusement when UPFA MP Geetha Kumarasinghe spoke during an adjournment debate last e...


No fraud charges against Amarapala: FCID informs ministry

Saturday, 23 July 2016 07:05
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The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) has informed the Megapolis and Western Development Ministry that the ...


9 killed at Munich shopping center in Germany

Saturday, 23 July 2016 06:26
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At least nine people were killed and 21 others hurt Friday in a shooting rampage at a busy shopping district in Munich, ...


Body of SL expat worker to be buried in Saudi

Friday, 22 July 2016 22:28
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The Consular Affairs Division of the Foreign Ministry today said they had got approval from the family of Mohamed Siyan ...


HC orders Magistrate to conduct separate inquiry on 15 elephants

Friday, 22 July 2016 21:01
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The Colombo High Court today, concluding its deliberations on the revision application filed by the Attorney General aga...


SL to release 73 Indian fishermen

Friday, 22 July 2016 19:49
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At least 73 Indian fishermen held by Sri Lanka for allegedly fishing in their waters will be released, Fisheries Ministr...


SL invites diaspora to make submissions for reconciliation

Friday, 22 July 2016 18:30
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Sri Lanka has invited the diaspora groups, including Tamils, to make submissions for advancing the task of reconciliatio...


US ship New Orleans to arrive in SL

Friday, 22 July 2016 17:34
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The US ship USS New Orleans will arrive in Sri Lanka on Sunday to increase bilateral ties with the Sri Lankan Navy and p...


Social Welfare Register to streamline handouts

Friday, 22 July 2016 15:22
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The National Policies and Economic Affairs Ministry has prepared an Integrated Social Welfare Register based on the reci...


Revised bus fare list released

Friday, 22 July 2016 14:16
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Transport Ministry along with the National Transport Commission (NTC) has announced the revised bus fare which would be ...


Indian plane with 29 on-board missing

Friday, 22 July 2016 14:08
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An Indian Air Force (IAF) AN-32 plane with 29 on board is missing after it took off from Chennai this morning. ...


Fmr. Immigration Chief Control Officer convicted for not declaring assets

Friday, 22 July 2016 13:58
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Former Chief Controlling Officer of Immigration and Emigration Department, Jayasinghe Aarachchige Jayasena who was indic...


Heavy traffic in Kollupitiya

Friday, 22 July 2016 13:05
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Heavy traffic was reported in Kollupitiya due to a protest launched by a group of teachers and principals at Flower Road...


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