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SL-born CEO to receive $11.1 million in one-time payout

Friday, 5 February 2016 15:24

Sri Lankan-born Alere CEO Namal Nawana would receive about $11.1 million in one-time payouts after the Alere’s acquisition completed by Abbott Laboratories, according to media reports. Nawana took over as CEO when Alere founder and former CEO Ron Zwanz..

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Video: Strengthening Indo-Lanka ties

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Cartoon of the day

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TN parties express concern over Maithripala's stand

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DMK and MDMK today expressed concern over Sri Lankan President Maithiripala Sirisena's reported statement that his c...


Joint. Opp. wants to work independently

Friday, 5 February 2016 21:08
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Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya has been requested by Joint Opposition parliamentarians to allow them to work inde...


Appoint a competent AG soon, civil unions say

Friday, 5 February 2016 19:57
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The National Movement for Social Justice (NMSJ) today urged the government to immediately appoint a talented and indepen...


Report on kidney racket handed over to minister

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The investigative report, of the five-member committee appointed to look into the alleged kidney racket involving Sri La...


I didn't influence Embilipitiya widow: Ven. Omalpe Thera

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Rejecting allegations that Ven. Omalpe Sobitha Thera influenced the widow of Embilipitiya man, who died in a fall, by gi...


Magistrate wants medical report on Sicille Kotalawela

Friday, 5 February 2016 16:13
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Court today directed the Durdans Hospital Director to provide a detailed medical report by February 8 as to why Lalith K...


Jet crew suspended for letting Sonu Nigam sing on a flight

Friday, 5 February 2016 13:45
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Jet Airways has suspended the crew of a flight for letting Indian Singer Sonu Nigam, 42, use the public announcement sys...


Sushma Swaraj arrives

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Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake today on a ...


Prince Zeid to visit Jaffna, Trinco

Friday, 5 February 2016 12:18
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Visiting UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein is scheduled to visit Jaffna, Trincomalee and...


Kumar Gunaratnam re-remanded

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Senior member of Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) Kumar Gunaratnam was further remanded till February 15 by Kegalle Magis...


Neville F'do Hospital offered to Govt. by chairman

Friday, 5 February 2016 10:23
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The Chairman of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) in Malabe, Dr. Neville Fernando yesterday s...


El Nino has intensified dry spell: Met Dept.

Friday, 5 February 2016 03:33
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The current dry spell experienced in the country is a result of the EL Nino phenomenon, the Department of Meteorology sa...


Spain reports first known European case of Zika-infected pregnant woman

Thursday, 4 February 2016 22:29
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Spain reported Thursday that a pregnant woman who had returned from Colombia had been diagnosed with the Zika virus, in ...


Passenger missing after mysterious mid-air explosion

Thursday, 4 February 2016 22:14
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A passenger on the flight forced to land at Somalia's Mogadishu airport after a large hole appeared in the fuselage ...


Xi Jinping willing to work with Sirisena

Thursday, 4 February 2016 19:02
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Chinese President Xi Jinping has said he is willing to work with Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena to fur...


Sicille Kotelawala arrested at BIA

Thursday, 4 February 2016 18:30
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Former Ceylinco Chairman Lalith Kothelawala’s wife Sicille Kotelawala was arrested by the Immigration and Emigrati...


Fmr Embilipitiya ASP moved to Prison Hospital

Thursday, 4 February 2016 16:21
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Former Embilipitiya ASP D.W.C. Dharmaratne who was in remand in connection with the death of a young man at Embilipitiya...


Where is genuine freedom? FSP

Thursday, 4 February 2016 15:34
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The Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) today questioned whether there was genuine freedom in the country as pledged by the ...


Shiranthi brings Yoshitha’s meals

Thursday, 4 February 2016 14:53
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Former First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa today visited her son Yoshitha at the Welikada Prison with his meals after he decl...


Black flag campaign in Vavuniya

Thursday, 4 February 2016 13:40
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A group of Tamils in Vavuniya held a black flag campaign this morning saying the Tamils in the Northern Province were un...


Celebrations end with National Anthem sung in Tamil

Thursday, 4 February 2016 11:49
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Sri Lanka’s 68th Independence Day celebrations were concluded a short while ago with the singing of the Tamil tran...


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