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SL risks losing GSP+ if death penalty implemented

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 22:36

EU ambassadors warned Sri Lanka on Monday against ending its 42-year moratorium on capital punishment and said the island risked losing trade concessions if it went ahead, the Daily Mail reported on Monday quoting the AFP. "The diplomatic missions have r..

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Doctors at Gampaha Hospital on strike

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Cartoon of the day

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High Tea with Nigella Lawson

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 17:52

Inform before holding ministerial meetings: Reginald to CS

Thursday, 19 July 2018 10:10
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Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray on Tuesday advised Northern Province Chief Secretary (CS) A. Pathinathan not ...


SL charges man deported from family by Australia

Thursday, 19 July 2018 09:05
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A Sri Lankan deported by Australia even though his partner had refugee status there was charged upon his return with ill...


Three police transfers with immediate effect

Thursday, 19 July 2018 08:59
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Three police officers including one Chief Inspector and two police Inspectors were transferred with immediate effect due...


Army to be restructured not downsizing

Thursday, 19 July 2018 08:21
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The Government informed Parliament yesterday that the Army would be restructured as per the time demands but it would no...


Seven arrested for running a brothel as a massage parlour

Thursday, 19 July 2018 07:49
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Seven suspects including four women and three men were arrested last night on charges of running a brothel under the gui...


BIA to get a domestic flight terminal

Thursday, 19 July 2018 06:08
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The Government is to build a separate new terminal at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) for the use of domest...


Death penalty a red herring: JO

Thursday, 19 July 2018 05:19
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The Joint Opposition (JO) yesterday said the Government would never implement the death penalty and that the topic had b...


Be aware of Phishing attack: CERT|CC

Thursday, 19 July 2018 03:29
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The Computer Emergency Readiness Team-Coordination Centre (CERT|CC) requested social media or email users to be aware of...


Feeding alcohol to toddler: Father says it was water in the bottle

Thursday, 19 July 2018 01:12
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The father of the baby, who was seen in a social media video, feeding it with a beer bottle, told court yesterday that i...


Ex-Welikada OIC gets 1 year prison sentence

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 21:06
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The Supreme Court today ordered to implement the one-year prison sentenced previously imposed on former Welikada Police ...


SF rejects media report over underworld connection

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 20:40
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While rejecting media reports that some underworld figures were protected by a Senior Minister, Minister Field Marshal S...


Dayasiri to become a minister again?

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 19:31
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It has been speculated that former Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara, who crossed over to the Opposition along with 15 other ...


Death penalty: Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith clarifies

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 19:19
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The Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith today clarifying his statement on the Government moves to implement ...


Makandure Madush’s accomplice ‘Josa’ arrested

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 18:30
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Joseph Kumara alias ‘Josa’, a close accomplice of notorious underworld kingpin 'Makandure Madush' ha...


JO accuses SF of harbouring underworld figures

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 18:04
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The Joint Opposition today accused Wildlife Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka of harbouring underworld figures.Addre...


No politician can influence Judiciary today: President

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 17:27
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The judiciary and independent commissions including the Bribery and Corruption Commission in Sri Lanka have been st...


Bail application of Aloysius: CA reserves date

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 16:12
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The Court of Appeal (CA) today reserved the delivering of the ruling on revision bail application filed on behalf of PTL...


Thai cave boys leave hospital

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 15:56
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Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded Thai cave were d...


Ward Place temporarily closed due to protest

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 15:09
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Ward Place in Colombo has been temporarily closed as a result of a protest staged by the University Students outside the...


Feeding alcohol to toddler: Father, three others remanded

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 14:40
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Four persons, including the 40-year-old father of a toddler, who fed an alcoholic beverage to the toddler, had been rema...


School security guard nabbed with heroin

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 13:11
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A security officer of a leading school in Kuliyapitiya was arrested with 6 packets of heroin weighing 3.2 grams today, t...


Travel ban on ETI directors extended

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 12:10
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The overseas travel ban imposed on Edirisinghe Trust Investments (ETI) Directors Jeewaka, Deepa, Nalaka and Asanka Ediri...


Gnanasara Thera’s case: CA verdict on August 8

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 11:23
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The verdict on the case filed against Ven.Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera on defamation charges would be announced on Augus...


Gota rejects social media claims

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 10:15
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa today rejected reports circulating in the social media purported to be from ...


Appointing Dinesh Opposition Leader: 70 MPs led by JO to meet Speaker today

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 08:36
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A joint opposition-led coalition of 70 parliamentarians are due to meet Speaker Karu Jayasuriya this afternoon to reques...


Satisfied with party re-organization: Range Bandara

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 06:39
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State Minister of Disaster Management Palitha Range Bandara yesterday said that he was satisfied with the re-organizatio...


Kerala ganja smuggling: Govt. to curb menace together with India

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 05:29
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In the wake of an increase in activities involving Kerala ganja smuggling, the government is planning to engage the Indi...


Tug-O-War between two govt. entities threatens supply of power in South

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 03:16
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As a result of a Tug-O-War taking place between the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) and the Public Utilities Commission o...


Buildings not meeting DSA standard to be demolished: DMC

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 01:11
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The buildings older than 25 years belonging to the State or private, should have to be demolished if they fail in the De...


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Authorised tour guides in Sigiriya expressed concern about constant clashes between them and the Chinese touts, and they...


FB friendship turns sour: Six girls turn police station into mini battlefield

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Six young girls between 18 and 21 years, said to be private tuition students of Kurunegala had recently created chaos in...


Wanted Air Force deserter arrested after 15 years

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An Air Force deserter, Dileepa Kumaratunga alias Samantha was arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) at the Banda...


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