Keheliya says he said no to Ranil’s offer

Sunday, 24 May 2015 15:23

Former Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella alleged that following the Presidential Election in January, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had offered him a ministerial portfolio if he were to join the United National Party (UNP).

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Language I used was unintentional: Vasu

Sunday, 24 May 2015 20:55
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UPFA Parliamentarian Vasudeva Nanayakkara today said that the language and the words he used in Parliament against Prime...


Meethotamulla tense

Sunday, 24 May 2015 17:17
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A tense situation prevailed in Meethotamulla this afternoon when the residents of the area staged a protest against the ...


Gazette on full face helmets

Sunday, 24 May 2015 12:32
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New laws on standards for the use, sale and display of full face helmets will be Gazetted soon, the Consumer Affairs Aut...


Indian arrested with Rs 9.7 mn gems

Sunday, 24 May 2015 10:42
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An Indian national who had allegedly attempted to smuggle out gems worth Rs.9.7 million has been arrested by the Sri Lan...


Charred body found in van

Sunday, 24 May 2015 09:06
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The charred body of a 40 year-old man was recovered from a van by the Police when they stopped it for speeding at Malamb...


​Lankan driver jailed over jogger death in UK

Saturday, 23 May 2015 23:37
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An "extremely tired" van driver who hit and killed a jogger near Epsom after working a 12-hour night shift has...


Candle light vigil for Jaffna girl today in Colombo-Rosy

Saturday, 23 May 2015 22:41
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State Minister of Child Affairs Rosy Senanayake said some people were attempting to gain political advantage from the in...


Bus catches fire in Galle

Saturday, 23 May 2015 14:27
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A private bus plying from Colombo to Matara caught fire in Galle this afternoon due to a technical defect, police said. ...


Jayalalithaa sworn in as Tamil Nadu CM

Saturday, 23 May 2015 11:42
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AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa today sworn in for the fifth time as Tamil Nadu chief minister, nearly eight months after sh...


Video: Bonds worth Rs.2.7 trillion sold during previous regime - PM

Saturday, 23 May 2015 10:05
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday Treasury Bonds worth a staggering Rs.2.7 trillion had been sold by th...


Protests banned in Jaffna

Saturday, 23 May 2015 09:39
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The Jaffna court yesterday issued an order banning any demonstrations in Jaffna after a group of people resorted to viol...


I won’t give up- Hirunika

Friday, 22 May 2015 20:44
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Provincial Councillor Hirunika Premachandra who attended the hearing of the murder of Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra cas...


903 foreign nationals nabbed for violating visa requirements

Friday, 22 May 2015 20:05
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As many as 903 foreign nationals were arrested last year in connection with their engagement in religious propaganda act...


Video: Committee to probe fraud and corruption in Ports Authority

Friday, 22 May 2015 19:24
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Ports, Shipping and Aviation Minister Arjuna Ranatunga said today the ministry had decided to appoint a committee headed...


​Video: No evidence to prove my guilt -Duminda

Friday, 22 May 2015 18:15
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Parliamentarian Duminda Silva said today there was no evidence to convict him of the murder of Bharatha Lakshman Premach...


Jaffna police top brass transferred

Friday, 22 May 2015 16:01
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SSP, SP and ASP of the Jaffna division and the HQIs of Kayts and Jaffna police stations have been transferred with immed...


Video: Vasu a dried pumpkin - Ranil

Friday, 22 May 2015 14:54
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today hit back at UPFA MP Vasudeva Nanayakkara saying he is a ‘dried pumpkin&r...


​Asian Youth Games: Sri Lanka ditched as host

Friday, 22 May 2015 14:20
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Sri Lanka has lost the right to host the 2017 Asian Youth Games because of political interference from the government, t...


Video: Over 60 sign no-confidence motion against PM - Dullas

Friday, 22 May 2015 13:53
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UPFA MP Dullas Alahapperuma said today the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe so far si...


TN Chief Minister resigns

Friday, 22 May 2015 10:22
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Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah accepts the resignation of Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and invites AIADMK chief Jayalal...


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A show of empathy

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Construction, reason behind false growth figures: Prof . Sally

Construction, reason behind false growth figures: Prof . Sally | 881 views

Renowned Sri Lankan-born economist Professor Razeen Sally says Sri Lanka’s real growth would be much lower than 7 percent which has been forecasted by the Central Bank and other multilateral age... Read More...


Etihad airways wins three coveted world travel awards including middle east’s leading airline

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 12:17 | 7340 views

For the ninth consecutive year, Etihad Airways has been named The Middle East’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards Middle East. The prestigious gala ceremony was held last night at the F... Read More...