Sobitha Thera supports to UNFGG on conditions

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 20:52

The civil organizations including the Movement for Just Society led by Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera today said they had decided to support the United National Front for Just Society (UNFGG) under conditions including the appointment of Venerable Sobitha Thera as the Chairman of the Constitutional Assembly which the party had pledged to set up in its manifesto.

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Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said on Tuesday that the use of hate speech, in canvassing votes, was a seriou...


Rajiv Gandhi killers will not be hanged, confirms SC

Thursday, 30 July 2015 05:30
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The Supreme Court dismissed on Wednesday the centre’s curative petition against its 2014 judgment commuting the de...


SL seeks international assistance to fight kidney disease

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 22:02
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Sri Lanka today sought assistance from friendly countries to combat kidney disease and save members of the farming commu...


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In the first six months of a UPFA government that was to be formed in the event of winning the August 17 poll, the Parli...


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Three containers with a large number of liquor bottles and cigarettes valued at about Rs. 24 million imported from India...


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Recent statements made by an incoming ambassador of the US to the region and a high ranking military official of the US ...


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Heavy traffic was reported in the Town hall area due to a protest by the Inter University Student's Federation (IUSF...


Mastermind of SL team attack in Lahore killed

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 15:40
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The alleged mastermind of the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009 in Lahore was killed in an attempted breakou...


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Taliban leader Mullah Omar has died, Afghan government sources say, but the militant group has not commented, the BBC re...


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Officials of the Sri Lanka Customs have nabbed 488 live tortoises worth Rs.405,879 at the Bandaranaike International Air...


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Former SLFP Parliamentarian Mahinda Samarasinghe said he would not take part in the rally to be held in Kalutara on Augu...


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The enjoining order preventing the convening of the Central Committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has been ext...


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Investigators of the 'Q' branch police on Tuesday interrogated LTTE operative A Kumaraguru, who police arrested ...


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Some 110 civil society organisations and trade unions today signed a 14-point people’s pledge with the United Nati...


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