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Gota didn’t need tight security: SF

Sunday, 23 September 2018 13:57

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa did not deserve more protection, Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka said yesterday. Speaking to the media during a visit at Nandimitragama in Vavuniya, the Field Marshal said that the security detail of former De..

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Maldivians in SL casting their vote

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Cartoon of the day

Saturday, 22 September 2018 12:53
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Launch of Union Bank Credit Cards

Friday, 21 September 2018 18:56

Human rights is the latest religion among Western nations: Archbishop

Sunday, 23 September 2018 18:33
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Archbishop Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith today said that the Human rights had become the religion among the Western nations. ...


Man shot dead in Hikkaduwa

Sunday, 23 September 2018 16:19
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A 37-year -old man had been shot dead by two men who had come on a motorcycle at Baddegama Road in Hikkaduwa this aftern...


Businessman shot dead in Tangalle

Sunday, 23 September 2018 13:32
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A 42-year-old businessman was killed when two men arrived on a motorcycle opened fire at him  at Wadigala in Tangal...


Chinese woman falls to death from tourist hotel in Nuwara Eliya

Sunday, 23 September 2018 11:06
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A female Chinese national was killed when she is reported to have fallen from a tourist hotel at Magastota in Nuwara Eli...


Voting begins in criticised Maldives election

Sunday, 23 September 2018 10:31
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The Maldives has started to vote in a heavily-criticised election that will be closely watched by India and China. ...


Met dept. expects showers this evening

Sunday, 23 September 2018 09:38
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The Meteorology Department said that showers or thundershowers would occur in the Northern, Eastern, North-central, Uva ...


Will support if resolution brought against IGP: MR

Sunday, 23 September 2018 00:38
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If a resolution was brought in Parliament to remove IGP Pujith Jayasundara, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said they...


Presidential mobile service: People in Thellapilli asked to fund ceremony

Saturday, 22 September 2018 23:22
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Residents of Thellapilli in the Jaffna District have been asked to fund the inauguration ceremony of the presidential mo...


Chandrasena appointed as CEO in 2011 without due process, PCoI told

Saturday, 22 September 2018 20:01
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The then SriLankan airlines chairman Nishantha Wickremasinghe had in 2011 appointed Kapila Chandrasena as its CEO at an ...


Demolished K'nochchi monument not an archaeological site: Grero

Saturday, 22 September 2018 18:07
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State Minister of Higher Education and Cultural Affairs, Mohan Lal Grero said yesterday the media report about an archae...


Over 300 hospitalized from food poisoning

Saturday, 22 September 2018 15:21
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Over 300 workers attached to a private garment factory in Yakahaluwa in Minuwangoda, had been admitted to the Minuwangod...


Two train compartments gutted in fire

Saturday, 22 September 2018 14:27
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Two train compartments at the Dematagoda Railway Yard were completely destroyed after they were gutted in fire this afte...


Rupee depreciation: MR urges Govt. to find immediate solutions

Saturday, 22 September 2018 13:42
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa urged the Government to come up with an immediate solution to address the issue of de...


Deadly gun attack at Iranian military parade

Saturday, 22 September 2018 12:33
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Gunmen have opened fire during an Iranian military parade in the south-western city of Ahvaz, killing several people and...


Grasslands to feed wild elephants: SF

Saturday, 22 September 2018 12:10
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Sustainable development and Wildlife Minister Sarath Fonseka said yesterday steps were being taken to grow grasslands on...


Importers say vehicle prices will go up

Saturday, 22 September 2018 11:40
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Prices of vehicles would be increased by at least Rs. 250,000 as an impact of the depreciation of Sri Lankan rupee again...


Govt. planning to hand over Trinco oil farm to India: Anura

Saturday, 22 September 2018 10:35
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Chief Opposition Whip and JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said yesterday the government was planning to hand over th...


SC ruling on SAITM graduate: GMOA to decide its next step

Saturday, 22 September 2018 08:20
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The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) said yesterday it would take decisive steps next week in connection w...


Cricketers badly hurt by FB posts: Faizer

Saturday, 22 September 2018 06:17
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Sports Minister Faizer Mustapha said yesterday that the national cricket team was badly hurt due to some insulting faceb...


We advised Police Chief uphold his image: Nalin Bandara

Friday, 21 September 2018 22:48
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Law and Order Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara has advised Police Chief Pujith Jayasundara to act in keeping with his st...


District Development Committees: W. D. J., Chandima, Anura removed

Friday, 21 September 2018 21:01
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Three Co-Presidents of Ratnapura, Galle and Kurunegala District Development Committees, W. D. J. Senewiratne, Chandima W...


President appoints nine new SLFP electorate organizers

Friday, 21 September 2018 20:21
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President Maithripala Sirisena appointed nine new Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) electorate organizers today. ...


Delimitation review committee report delayed by two weeks

Friday, 21 September 2018 18:40
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The committee headed by the Prime Minister that was set up to review the provincial delimitation commission report had i...


Couple surviving on Murunga leaves: President deploys officer to probe

Friday, 21 September 2018 16:23
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President Maithripala Sirisena said he immediately deployed an officer to look into the incident where a starving couple...


Lt. Colonel Peiris remanded

Friday, 21 September 2018 15:15
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Lieutenant Colonel Erantha Peiris, who was arrested in connection with the disappearance of Journalist Prageeth Ekneligo...


Court stays CID probe into Ravi K

Friday, 21 September 2018 14:21
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The Colombo Chief Magistrate today issued a stay order on the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) investigation of ...


Sri Lankan Rupee plunges to Rs.170

Friday, 21 September 2018 13:03
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The value of Sri Lankan rupee dropped to a new record low of 170 against the US Dollar today. According to the...


Father, daughter go missing in Giritale Tank

Friday, 21 September 2018 12:44
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A father and his daughter went missing while bathing in the Giritale tank this afternoon while on a picnic with relative...


Parliament suspends Wimal, Prasanna

Friday, 21 September 2018 12:25
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Parliament today passed two motions to suspend MP Wimal Weerawansa from Parliament for two weeks and MP Prasanna Ranawee...


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