Senadhipathi remanded till November 8

Avant-Garde Maritime Services (Pvt) Ltd Chairman Nissanka Senadhipthi who was arrested upon his arrival from Singapore was remanded till November 8 by the Special trial-at-bar today.

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UNF-led alliance will reform Sri Lanka: PM

The UNF-led alliance will reform Sri Lanka completely if its candidate wins the presidential election and then wins general election securing a sufficient majority, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.

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Under what law war victory cannot be campaigned? Bandula

Opposition MP Dr. Bandula Gunawardana today asked under what laws the Elections Commission has said that it was prohibited to use war victory and slogans in the election campaigns.

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Aussie politician settles defamation dispute with SL student

Australian politician Mark Latham has settled a defamation suit with a Sri Lankan student at the University of NSW he accused of plotting to kill senior federal MPs, the Sydney Morning Herald said today.

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Not afraid of int’l pressure: Sajith

UNF led alliance’s presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa today said he is not afraid of any international power and is ready to face allegations which are being made by the international community against Sri Lanka.

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SLPP says not aware of advertisement

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) today said it was not aware of the recent newspaper advertisement which said several army officers had pledged their support to SLPP candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa at this year’s presidential election.

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Sajith has no deals with opposition: Hirunika

UNF led alliance presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa does not have deals with the opposition as some others in the government do, UNP MP Hirunika Premachnadra said today.

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Future President will also be powerful: Patali

While stressing that the 19th amendment arbitrarily crippled the powers of the President, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said the future president would still be powerful.

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Four tourists arrested over ATM scam

Four foreigners had been arrested in Mirissa for attempting to steal data from ATM machines, police said.

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UNP MP Shantha Abeysekara re-remanded

UNP Puttalam District MP Shantha Sisira Kumara Abeysekara was further remanded till November 5 by the Chilaw High Court today for violating bail conditions over an incident in 2004.

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Four arrested with heroin

Four suspects including an employee of the Dehiwala Zoo were arrested by the STF with 683 grams of heroin and cash worth Rs. 2 million in Dehiwala last night, police said.

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Palaly Int’l Airport opens today, flights from Nov.1: Ministry

The Palaly Airport which had been upgraded to Sri Lanka’s third international airport would be opened today with flights operating from November 1, the Transport and Civil Aviation Ministry said. A spokesman from the Ministry said construction of the project had already been completed.

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NEC Chief warns about fielding ’puppet’ candidates

Chairman of Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya yesterday warned that he will reveal the names of presidential candidates who field ’puppet’ candidates in order to get more facilities than they are entitled to during elections.

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General election in two and-a-half months after Prez polls

UNP Kegalle District MP Sujith Sanjaya Perera yesterday said a general election will be held two-and-a-half months after the presidential election.

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Cabinet’s security prowess nil, says Gota

SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa said a secured country could not be expected from a Cabinet that did not have any knowledge on security. However, he assured a peaceful and secure nation under his leadership.

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SLFPers joining UNP: Dayasiri rejects Sajith’s claim

Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) General Secretary Dayasiri Jayasekara said yesterday that the SLFP organisers who were said to have joined hands with the United National Party (UNP) were those who were sacked from the party.

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Cops summon director Dewapriya over radio drama row

Scriptwriter and director Malaka Dewapriya has been summoned to the Police Organised Crimes Prevention Division (OCPD) tomorrow to give a statement regarding his award-winning radio drama series ‘Kanata Paarak’.

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Opponents accept SF as real war victor: Sajith

New Democratic Front presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa today said his opponents had finally accepted that Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka was the real victor when it comes to the war.

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Palaly comes to life again

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A tale of two VCs

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Gota faces legal hurdle


Bond indictment under spotlight

Attorney-General Dappula de Livera has come under scrutiny for several decisions and arrests in a number of high-profile cases. One case where it was widely believed that the Attorney General (AG) had...

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Maga Neguma on the road to nowhere!

Road Planing and Development Company, which at one time existed under the Road Development Authority (RDA), was terminated to establish the institutes Maga Neguma Emulsion Private Company, Maga Neguma...

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Cartoon of the day

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Elpitiya victory a trendsetter for us - Prasanna Ranatunga

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna(SLPP) MP for the Gampaha district Prasanna Ranatunga, in an interview with Daily Mirror, speaks about the presidential ele...

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We should have an out of the box approach to solve issues

Following are the questions asked from New Democratic Front’s (NDF) Presidential aspirant Sajith Premadasa and the answers given by him to the inte...

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‘It’s better to donate a liver than a kidney’ -Prof. Rela

Liver diseases among people in Sri Lanka are prevalent due to many reasons including alcoholism. But the infrastructure needs to be improved to conduc...

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Ranil’s presence is extremely vital for the way forward of UNP

Daily Mirror sat with former Minister and the General Secretary of the UNP, Tissa Attanayaka to discuss the current political situation and the New De...

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Lorry with 200 broilers topples

More than 200 poultry fowls have been killed when a lorry transporting them along the Minneriya - Hingurakgoda Main Road veered off the road and toppled near the Kothalawala Junction last morning (29)...

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Son dumps mother’s body into forest

The Watawala Police in Hatton has launched an investigation into the incident in which a man had thrown the corpse of his mother (81) into a forest claiming he could not bear funeral expenses....

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He had his wife’s underskirt in his bag

A visit to Colombo to meet a politician by a group of villagers from Moragollagama was thrown into chaos when their leader found out the hard way that he did not possess the proper attire to meet with...

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Should the retiring Presidents be awarded with residential houses and multi-million value vehicles?