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Trishaw driver who made sexual gestures to woman remanded

A trishaw driver who had made sexual gestures to a woman who was driving a car on March 15, was remanded till April 1, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara told Daily Mirror today.

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  BC withdraws four cases against Johnston
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Accident kills two in Kegalle

A man and a woman have been killed when their car collided with a Matale bound SLT bus at Molagoda t

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Case against Lankan tyre exports dismissed by US courts

Sri Lanka has achieved another legal victory in the case of countervailing duties imposed by the Uni

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Navy recovers 150 kg of Kerala ganja from Mannar

A stock of more than 150 kilograms of Kerala ganja had been recovered by Navy Personnel during an ex

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N’cholai back online: No more power cuts, says Ministry

With the broken down generator of the Noraichcholai Power Plant coming online there won’t be power

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Angoda Lokka’s accomplice ‘Kaduwela Babi’ arrested

The Special Task Force (STF) has arrested an organized criminal known as ‘Kaduwela Babi’, an acc

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Beliatta UNP PS member hospitalised with gunshot wounds

Beliatta UNP Pradeshiya Sabha member Kapila Amarakoon had been hospitalised with gunshot injuries th

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Cardinal Ranjith to lead mass protests

Religious Leaders led by Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith is to stage mass protests ag

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SL eyes largest ever FDI with US $ 3.85bn refinery in H’tota

Singapore-based Silver Park International (Pte) Ltd and Oman’s Oil and Gas Ministry are to begin t

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South Africa beat Sri Lanka in Super Over thriller

South Africa’s veteran leg-spinner Imran Tahir conceded only five runs in a decisive super over as

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Air Force, Navy fleet not replenished in four years: MS

President Maithripala Sirisena told the Cabinet meeting yesterday that the fleet of military vessels

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Forensic audit on CB bond scam - Cabinet calls for report on selecting experts

The Cabinet yesterday decided to a call for a report within three months on the steps taken to selec

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Tabs for primary and secondary students in future: Akila

Steps will be taken to provide tabs to primary and secondary students to help their studies in the f

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Bandula says Budget debate violating SOs

The committee stage debate on the Budget is continuing in Parliament in violation of Standing Order

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Vacancies for two hangmen - 79 applicants to be interviewed

Seventy nine candidates from the 102 applicants have been selected for interviews for the Hangman’

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No UNHRC resolutions against SL since 2015: Mangala

In response to Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa calling for the withdrawal of Sri Lanka’s co-sp

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Govt. and Opp. MPs pressure Excise Dept. to issue licenses to Aloysius’ distillery

JVP MP Nalinda Jayatissa said today that some government and opposition MPs were pressuring Excise D

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N’cholai breakdown: Generator still to be connected

Although the cause for the shutting down of the unit-2 generator at the Norochcholai coal power plan

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Presidential candidate should be able to win over the middleclass - Champika

Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka, who is widely seen as an aspira

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In conversation with Nishi Uggalle: Child genius places herself behind Einstein and Hawking

It would be a nerve-wrecking experience for a 12-year-old to answer degree-level questions within se

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We Must Embrace modernity Kalinga Indatissa

The newly elected President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) Kalinga Indatissa Presidents

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‘Challenge is to prevent the influx of drugs to the country’

Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva assumed office as the 23rd Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy in January. H

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Cartoon of the day

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Sometime ago people had the habit of leveling allegations against certain authorities that they were

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Politician Involved in Acquiring Property

A Minister’s name is associated with the activities of an alleged fraudster to retain a highly res

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Resolving issues of apartment owners CMA offers special treatment to influential parties

The double standards followed by the Condominium Management Authority (CMA) has now come to light fo

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Did Caasl Mislead SLAF? Landing and take off of private aircraft from China Bay Air Force airstrip

Controversy surrounds how a foreign private aircraft, said to be carrying  ‘investors’ to the c

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He built three houses while begging for 25 years

A blind man (65) who had been begging on trains for 25 years which had enabled him to build three houses and own a bank accou

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Deceased mother had partaken of fried fish on alms giving day

The story of a deceased mother visiting her home on the seventh day and eating a slice of fried fish from the Pideni Thattuwa

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Fat rat gets stuck in Manhole cover, rescue wins hearts online

A heartwarmingly hilarious incident occurred in Germany earlier this week when a chubby rat got stuck halfway out of a sewer

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Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera tabled the Budget for the year 2019, with a special focus on a liberal outward-oriented economic policy and growth powered by private enterprise. Do you think t