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MR slams Constitutional Council

Friday, 15 February 2019 11:21

The entire state sector has been collapsed today due to arbitrary actions taken by the Constitutional Council, Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday. He said this at the opposition leader's office in Colombo in response to a question about th...

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Life imprisonment for peddling heroin

Saturday, 16 February 2019 12:38
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High Court Judge Sashi Mahendran yesterday sentenced a father of two children to life imprisonment after he was found gu...


Tea exports in hot water due to trade embargoes on Iran

Saturday, 16 February 2019 10:22
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With the imposition of various trade embargoes on Iran, obtaining payments for tea exports from Sri Lanka to Iran is cau...


More power useless if what's devolved is unused: PM

Saturday, 16 February 2019 08:11
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday there was no point in asking for more powers if the local bodies don&...


Madush’s arrest: Police team to leave for Dubai

Saturday, 16 February 2019 06:08
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A six-member police team was appointed by Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando to leave for Dubai to assist the Dubai Pol...


Hartal in Puttalam against garbage recycling plant

Friday, 15 February 2019 23:45
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Puttalam tuned into a ghost town yesterday when all business establishments and private sector institutions put up shutt...


EU reiterates need to replace PTA with new legislation

Friday, 15 February 2019 21:08
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The European Union (EU) reiterated the need to repeal and replace Sri Lanka’s Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) in...


Opposition vows to defeat national Govt. proposal

Friday, 15 February 2019 19:20
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The Opposition said today it would defeat the national government proposal with the support of the Janatha Vimukthi Pera...


Incidents in Parliament: CID records statement from MP Punchinilame

Friday, 15 February 2019 18:17
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UPFA MP Susantha Punchinilame said today the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) recorded a statement from him over ...


Rains expected to increase

Friday, 15 February 2019 17:26
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The Department of Meteorology said rains were expected to increase in the next two days. ...


Two youths arrested for taking photos on top of Cheithiya remanded

Friday, 15 February 2019 15:05
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Two youths, who were arrested for allegedly taking photos on top of one of the retinue Cheithiyas in Mihintale yesterday...


US Coast Guard trains Sri Lankan port officials

Friday, 15 February 2019 13:20
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The US Coast Guard (USCG) conducted a port security capacity building programme at the Colombo Port with more than 25 Sr...


Japanese PM’s special advisor to visit SL today

Friday, 15 February 2019 10:18
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Kentaro  Sonoura, who is the special advisor to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, will arrive in Sri Lanka today ...


Applications called for 2019 A/L exam

Friday, 15 February 2019 09:39
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The Department of Examinations today announced February 25 as the deadline for accepting applications for the G.C.E. A/L...


Wildlife officer killed in elephant attack

Friday, 15 February 2019 09:25
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A wildlife officer was killed following an elephant attack last night in Nelumwewa area in Polonnaruwa during a mission ...


SL lacks proper frameworks in anti-money laundering, counter-terrorist funding: EU

Friday, 15 February 2019 08:53
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The European Commission on Wednesday listed Sri Lanka among 23 countries with strategic deficiencies in their anti-money...


US to direct $39 mn to SL's maritime security

Friday, 15 February 2019 08:10
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A top US official said yesterday that his country planned to direct US$ 39 million to Sri Lanka to support maritime secu...


Hangman’s rope unusable, new one to be imported

Friday, 15 February 2019 07:00
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A new rope is to be purchased from abroad for the use of the hangman at the Welikada Prison, a senior prison office...


Govt. jobs for A/L qualifiers: Prez objects to cabinet proposal

Friday, 15 February 2019 06:58
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President Maithripala Sirisena is reported to have objected to a cabinet proposal to grant employment to 7,500 GCE Advan...


Madush, Amal and Nadeemal remanded till Feb. 28: Lawyer

Friday, 15 February 2019 04:02
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Thirty one suspects including drug kingpin Makandure Madush, singer Amal Perera and his son Nadeemal, who were arrested ...


UK renews call on Sri Lanka to abolish death penalty

Friday, 15 February 2019 02:45
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The UK Government renewed its call on Sri Lanka, a country which has consistently backed UN resolutions for worldwide su...


SLPP requests Prez to take over Provincial Councils Ministry

Friday, 15 February 2019 01:52
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Sri Lanka Podujana Peramauna (SLPP) yesterday requested President Maithripala Sirisena to take the Provincial Councils M...


Govt. only looking at political solution based on APRC proposals: PM

Thursday, 14 February 2019 23:25
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the government was only looking at the political solution based on the proposal...


Kanjipani Imran’s mistress Kudu Chooti injured in shooting

Thursday, 14 February 2019 22:35
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A 39-year-old woman known as ‘Kudu Chooti’, who is also the mistress of underworld figure Kanjipani Imran, w...


Kashmir attack: Bomb kills 34 soldiers in military convoy

Thursday, 14 February 2019 21:25
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At least 34 Indian paramilitary soldiers have been killed in a bomb attack by militants on their convoy in Indian-admini...


Niroshan rejects allegations

Thursday, 14 February 2019 20:29
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UPFA MP Niroshan Premaratne today rejected allegations levelled against him relating to his links with Makandure Madush ...


PM suggests flats for Muslim IDPs in North

Thursday, 14 February 2019 19:32
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It has been decided to construct flats for Muslims who were displaced after they were chased out of Jaffna during t...


Police sergeant injured in misfire during heroin raid

Thursday, 14 February 2019 18:35
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A police sergeant attached to the Kadawatha Police was injured when his gun went off accidentally while attempting ...


Reunion Island deports illegal SL immigrants

Thursday, 14 February 2019 18:08
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More than 50 Sri Lankans who had illegally migrated to Reunion Island were deported by French authorities today ...


Two youths arrested for taking photos on top of Cheithiya

Thursday, 14 February 2019 14:45
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Two youths aged 18 and 20 were taken into custody by Archaeological Department officers for allegedly taking photos on t...


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Child hit by principal for saying butterflies don't have legs

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A 6-year-old student, who allegedly received a whack on the back of his body from his principal for writing that butterf...


When the dumb beggar started talking

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The Central Bus Stand in Pettah is a crowded and busy place at any given time. In addition to passengers are waiting fo...


Live worms in meat curry served at wedding party

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Embilipitiya Magistrate K.P.R.L Widanagamage (Ms) ordered on Saturday (26) to release a Manager of a festival hall in Em...


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