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N/E development only in consultation with us: TNA

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 13:52

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said it was only in consultation with the party that the Cabinet could take a decision on the development of the post-war areas in the Northern and Eastern Provinces. TNA MP Mavai Senadhirajah told a public rally in Jaffna on...

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MS meets Philippines President

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Mamma Mia Presented by Cinnamon Life

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Rajitha threatens legal action against GMOA

Thursday, 17 January 2019 05:45
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Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister  Dr.  Rajitha Senaratne said he would take strict legal and administra...


Many are ministers today because of late Sobhitha Thera: Sajith

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 21:19
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Many have forgotten that they managed to receive ministerial portfolios because of the late Maduluwawe Sobhitha Thera, H...


TNA pact aimed at regaining political clout: Yapa

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 20:11
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The Tamil National Alliance’s pact with the government is an attempt to regain its lost political authority in the...


Philippines, SL sign five deals including military exchange

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 19:38
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President Maithripala Sirisena today held bilateral talks with the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte at the Malaca&n...


Spread of ‘fall armyworm’; Not an act of sabotage: Harrison

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 18:35
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Agriculture Minister P. Harrison said today the spreading of ‘fall armyworm’ (Sena Dalambuwa) among food cro...


Duterte welcomes President in Malacañang

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 17:20
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President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday welcomed in Malacañang Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who is i...


Probe into attack in Angunakolapelessa ‘Super Prison’

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 16:20
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A three-member committee was appointed today to launch a special inquiry into the alleged attack on Angunakolapelessa Pr...


Veteran drama director Vinod Senadheera passes away

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 16:14
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A veteran drama director of Colombo International School Vinod Senadheera, passed away this afternoon at the age of 45 f...


India seizes gold worth Rs.68mn smuggled from SL, Dubai

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 15:02
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India has arrested four people for allegedly trying to smuggle gold valued approx. Rs.68 million (Indian Rupees) into th...


SI and two PCs injured in assault

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 12:31
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Three police officers including a Sub Inspector (SI) were injured when a group of sand miners assaulted them and tried t...


IMF team to visit SL in Feb

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 11:12
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While claiming that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) remains ready to support Sri Lanka, its Managing Director Chri...


Bank of China offers Sri Lanka US$300m loan

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 10:55
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Sri Lanka is considering an offer from Bank of China for a loan of US$300 million, which could be raised to US$1 billion...


I too am ready to contest Presidency: Chamal

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 10:44
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Hambantota District UPFA MP Chamal Rajapaksa speaking to the media yesterday said that he too is ready for the forthcomi...


Some UPFA ministers yet to hand over official residences

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 08:31
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Some of the UPFA ministers who left the government last year are yet to hand over their official residences, government ...


British lawmakers crush Theresa May's Brexit deal

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 08:08
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British lawmakers have soundly rejected Theresa May's Brexit deal, in the biggest defeat for any UK government in th...


Any alliance must be led by the SLFP: Party organizers

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 08:04
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A group of SLFP organisers said yesterday that they would only support an alliance headed by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party...


Possibility of holding PC polls under old system: Ajith Perera

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 07:23
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Non-cabinet Minister Ajith P. Perera yesterday said he would speak to Home Affairs, Local Government and Provincial Coun...


Chief booze distributor of Ella’s unlicensed tourist pubs netted

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 06:55
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The main man behind the entire distribution network of beer and soft alcoholic beverages to over 100 unlicensed pubs, re...


Presidential polls: Rohitha challenges Akila to resign if UPFA candidate wins

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 03:31
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UPFA MP Rohitha Abeygunawardana yesterday challenged UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam to resign from parlia...


Jigsaw-like constitutions can’t redress concerns of Tamil people: SLPP

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 02:01
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Constitutional amendments or constitutions which resemble jigsaw puzzles cannot provide redress to the grievances and as...


Singapore FTA: SL given visas to 242,000 foreign workers: Lakshman Yapa

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 00:15
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MP Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said yesterday Sri Lanka has already given visas to some 242,000 foreign employees and the ...


Cabinet nod for transport hub in Battaramulla

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 23:01
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The Megapolis and Western Development Ministry has obtained Cabinet approval to construct a multi-modal transport hub in...


We're also preparing for PC polls - Harin

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 21:58
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United National Party (UNP) spokesman and Propaganda Unit Head Harin Fernando said today provincial council elections wo...


New Carbon Tax neither effective nor productive: Expert

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 20:43
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The Carbon Tax that had been imposed by the Government was neither effective nor productive because of the fact that it ...


Indian poachers resort to violence when detected: Navy

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 19:06
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The Sri Lanka Navy said they had observed that Indian poachers who illegally enter our territorial waters attempt to esc...


Govt repays loan of USD one billion: Harsha

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 17:40
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Economic Reforms and Public Distribution Minister Harsha de Silva said today the government had settled the one billion ...


Japanese defence ship arrives at H’tota Port

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 16:07
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Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force ship ‘Ikazuchi’ arrived at the port of Hambantota today on a goodwill v...


China's Moon mission sees first seeds sprout

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 14:15
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Seeds taken up to the Moon by China's Chang'e-4 mission have sprouted, the BBC reported today quoting the China ...


Port City land reclamation completed, construction to commence shortly

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 12:21
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Land reclamation of the Financial City, previously known as the Port City, has been completed, the Ministry of Megapolis...


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