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Shocking and disappointing: Mathews

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 14:43

After the tournament-ending loss to Afghanistan in the Asia Cup 2018, Angelo Mathews rued the errors of the batsmen, putting the blame on the unit for the defeat. "This was shocking from the whole team," said Mathews after the match. "Even in t..

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Seeking justice for Kamer

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 20:00
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Cartoon of the day

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Fairway National Literary Awards - 2018

Friday, 14 September 2018 13:08

Depreciation of rupee has increased debt amount by Rs.1,000 bn: JO

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 19:41
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The drastic depreciation of the Sri Lankan rupee against the US Dollar has increased the country’s national debt a...


Lankan arrested in Milan was a former diplomat: MFA

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 18:24
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A Sri Lankan, who was a former diplomat on contract from 2012-2015, has been arrested in Milan but he has no valid Diplo...


Price of gas increased by Rs.190

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 17:26
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The Cabinet had today endorsed a gas price hike of Rs.190 for a 12.5 kg cylinder of gas. ...


Sanga gives key advice to Pakistan players ahead of India clash

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 14:58
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Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara has given some key advice to Pakistan’s rising stars Babar Azam and Usman Khan ...


Bribery Commission summons GMOA

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 14:30
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Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) Treasurer Dr Nath Wijesuriya has been summoned to the Bribery Comm...


Sri Lankan rupee hits record low of 166.64

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 13:34
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The Sri Lankan rupee today recorded the highest deprecation of Rs.166.64 selling price for US dollar. According to the f...


India to develop Palaly airport

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 11:33
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State-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) will prepare a detailed project report for development of Palaly airport i...


Sri Lanka to release 173 Indian boats

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 10:34
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The Sri Lankan government has ordered the release of all the 173 Indian trawlers confiscated by its navy since 2015 afte...


Two cops killed in accident in Galgamuwa

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 10:07
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Two police officers aged 29 and 31were killed when their motorcycle collided head on with a cab in Galgamuwa on the Anur...


Three jumbos killed by train collision

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 08:29
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Three elephants including a young calf were killed after a herd was hit by the Batticaloa bound train while the elephant...


National Elections-UNP will take vital decisions soon: Akila

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 07:15
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The United National Party (UNP) Working Committee will soon take vital decisions with regard to the national elections t...


Private entities show reluctance to implement RTI: Official

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 02:26
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Compared to state institutions, the private entities which come under ‘Public Authorities’ had shown less co...


Sri Lanka knocked out by Afghanistan

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 00:48
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Afghanistan have on Monday knocked five-time Asian champion Sri Lanka out of the continent’s premier ODI competiti...


SL embassy staff in Austria recalled to send a message: President

Monday, 17 September 2018 23:05
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While confirming that the entire staff of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Austria including its Ambassador was recalled, Presi...


Maneka Gandhi requests President to free elephant ‘Bandula’

Monday, 17 September 2018 22:27
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Indian Minister and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi has written to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena reques...


British drowns in sea off Mirissa

Monday, 17 September 2018 22:04
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A British man drowns while bathing in the sea off Mirissa with his girlfriend this evening, Kotawila Police said. ...


CID questions Namal Kumarage for 10 hours

Monday, 17 September 2018 21:31
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Namal Kumarage the leading figure of the organization identified as an anti-corruption movement was today questioned by ...


Archaeological monument demolished in Kilinochchi

Monday, 17 September 2018 20:55
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An archaeological monument in Kilinochchi is reported to have been demolished by officials of the local authority in the...


Draft charges served to Wimal and six others

Monday, 17 September 2018 20:14
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The Colombo Chief Magistrate today served the draft charges against NFF Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa and six others ...


JHU wants general amnesty for military personnel, LTTE cadres

Monday, 17 September 2018 19:22
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The Jathika Hela Urumaya(JHU), an ally of the government, today called for a general amnesty to all the military personn...


SL ranks 76 at latest Human Development Index

Monday, 17 September 2018 18:13
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Sri Lanka ranked 76 at the latest Human Development Index (HDI) with a value of 0.770 under the category of countries wi...


VAT on imported fabric reduced to 5%

Monday, 17 September 2018 16:32
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The Value Added Tax (VAT) on imported fabric would be reduced to five percent with effect from midnight today, Finance a...


CA refuses Johnston’s reversion bail application

Monday, 17 September 2018 14:17
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The Court of Appeal has refused the reversion bail application filed on behalf of former Minister Johnston Fer...


Pakistani arrested with heroin worth Rs. 16mn at BIA

Monday, 17 September 2018 13:40
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A Pakistani national was arrested by Customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning, whe...


Indefinite country-wide strike from September 24: bus associations

Monday, 17 September 2018 12:48
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All Ceylon Private Bus Association (ACPBA) and the Private Bus Workers’ Association (ACPBWA) today warned that the...


DIG of TID transferred after allegation of assassination plot

Monday, 17 September 2018 10:48
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DIG in charge of the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) Nalaka de Silva has been temporarily transferred to the IT d...


Namal Kumarage questioned for seven hours by CID

Monday, 17 September 2018 09:20
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The Criminal Investigation Department(CID) grilled for seven hours Namal Kumara who revealed as to how DIG of the Terror...


Sri Lanka detains 5 Indians over fixing fears

Monday, 17 September 2018 08:42
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Sri Lanka cricket's anti-corruption unit detained five Indian spectators on suspicion of match-fixing during Sunday&...


Treasury to absorb SriLankan liabilities

Monday, 17 September 2018 05:10
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The government decided to create a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) under Treasury to absorb the total liabilities of SriLa...


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