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Couple surviving on Murunga leaves: President deploys officer to probe

Friday, 21 September 2018 16:23

President Maithripala Sirisena said he immediately deployed an officer to look into the incident where a starving couple from Kahatagasdigiliya had been feeding on Murunga leaves for days due to the lack of water and food. Addressing an event in Anuradhapura,..

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Colombo Int’l book fair launched

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Cartoon of the day

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Launch of Union Bank Credit Cards

Friday, 21 September 2018 18:56

SC ruling on SAITM graduate: GMOA to decide its next step

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The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) said yesterday it would take decisive steps next week in connection w...


Cricketers badly hurt by FB posts: Faizer

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Sports Minister Faizer Mustapha said yesterday that the national cricket team was badly hurt due to some insulting faceb...


We advised Police Chief uphold his image: Nalin Bandara

Friday, 21 September 2018 22:48
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Law and Order Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara has advised Police Chief Pujith Jayasundara to act in keeping with his st...


District Development Committees: W. D. J., Chandima, Anura removed

Friday, 21 September 2018 21:01
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Three Co-Presidents of Ratnapura, Galle and Kurunegala District Development Committees, W. D. J. Senewiratne, Chandima W...


President appoints nine new SLFP electorate organizers

Friday, 21 September 2018 20:21
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President Maithripala Sirisena appointed nine new Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) electorate organizers today. ...


Delimitation review committee report delayed by two weeks

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The committee headed by the Prime Minister that was set up to review the provincial delimitation commission report had i...


Lt. Colonel Peiris remanded

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Lieutenant Colonel Erantha Peiris, who was arrested in connection with the disappearance of Journalist Prageeth Ekneligo...


Court stays CID probe into Ravi K

Friday, 21 September 2018 14:21
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The Colombo Chief Magistrate today issued a stay order on the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) investigation of ...


Sri Lankan Rupee plunges to Rs.170

Friday, 21 September 2018 13:03
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The value of Sri Lankan rupee dropped to a new record low of 170 against the US Dollar today. According to the...


Father, daughter go missing in Giritale Tank

Friday, 21 September 2018 12:44
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A father and his daughter went missing while bathing in the Giritale tank this afternoon while on a picnic with relative...


Parliament suspends Wimal, Prasanna

Friday, 21 September 2018 12:25
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Parliament today passed two motions to suspend MP Wimal Weerawansa from Parliament for two weeks and MP Prasanna Ranawee...


SC upholds ruling on registering SAITM medical students

Friday, 21 September 2018 11:02
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The Supreme Court today upheld a Court of Appeal ruling which directed the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) to register ...


Soldier found dead in Ambepussa Army Camp

Friday, 21 September 2018 10:32
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A 21-year-old soldier was found stabbed to death in one of the guard posts at the Ambepussa Regimental Headquarters of t...


Eight members of 16 group removed from SLFP organiser posts

Friday, 21 September 2018 09:08
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The Central Committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has decided to remove electoral organiser posts of eight out...


SL remains vulnerable to money laundering, terrorist financing: US

Friday, 21 September 2018 08:31
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Sri Lanka remained vulnerable to money laundering and terrorist financing although it is neither an important regional f...


The govt. we formed treated me like a terrorist: Ravi

Friday, 21 September 2018 07:11
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Former minister and UNP MP Ravi Karunanayake said yesterday false allegations had been levelled against him by the same ...


Mangala warns of further depreciation of rupee

Friday, 21 September 2018 05:21
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Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday warned of a tendency of a further rupee depreciation against the US dolla...


SLFP rebels want President to take over Law and Order Ministry

Friday, 21 September 2018 03:04
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Three SLFP rebel group frontliners, MPs S.B. Dissanayaka, Dilan Perera and Thilanga Sumathipala yesterday urged Presiden...


Lankan arrested in Milan was an SLBFE official: Bureau

Friday, 21 September 2018 00:26
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The Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) yesterday said the former diplomat who had been recently arrested in ...


Ministry mulls holding O/L, A/L exams in December

Thursday, 20 September 2018 22:02
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The Education Ministry said discussions are underway to hold the G.C.E. Ordinary Level and Advanced Level Examinations i...


Ban on transporting, selling wild boar meat to be lifted

Thursday, 20 September 2018 21:13
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The Government had decided to lift the ban imposed on transporting and selling wild boar and their meat, a spokesperson ...


Lt. Colonel Erantha Peiris arrested over Eknaligoda disappearance

Thursday, 20 September 2018 20:45
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The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today arrested Lieutenant Colonel Erantha Peiris in connection with the disa...


'Our Trumps' should also manage SL rupee: Susil

Thursday, 20 September 2018 20:25
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Just like US President Donald Trump is properly managing US economy, ‘Our Trumps’ should also manage the Sri...


30% cess removed on imported sanitary pads

Thursday, 20 September 2018 19:05
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The newly imposed 30 per cent cess on imported sanitary pads was removed with effect from today (20), the Finance Minist...


CBK, first Sri Lankan to receive France’s Highest National Order

Thursday, 20 September 2018 18:30
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Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga became the first Sri Lankan to be awarded the Prestigious Medal of C...


Gnanasara Thera appeals to SC

Thursday, 20 September 2018 17:21
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Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera has filed a special appeal petition at the Su...


I am still capable and ready to return: Dilshan

Thursday, 20 September 2018 17:20
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While stressing that he is still capable and fit enough to play cricket, Sri Lanka's legendary cricketer Tillakaratn...


SL holiday scandal: British MP Paisley retains seat

Thursday, 20 September 2018 16:31
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British MP Ian Paisley, who was suspended from the House of Commons over the holiday scandal in Sri Lanka, has retained ...


Traffic congestion on Katunayake Expressway

Thursday, 20 September 2018 14:15
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Traffic congestion was reported on the Colombo-Katunayake Expressway because of the ongoing construction work of the new...


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