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It is better to resign if it's everyone's wish: IGP

Monday, 15 October 2018 08:32

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara said yesterday that it would be better for him to resign if it were the wish of everyone that he do so. He said this in response to questions about his decision to resign raised by journalists. In reply th..

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China’s Vice Finance Minister Zou Jiayi has acknowledged debt issues with some of its ‘Belt and Road’ ...


How many politicians can truthfully say they are clean?: President

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President Maithripala Sirisena while speaking to a gathering in Mahara on Saturday (13) wanted to know how many politici...


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An Indian couple was arrested by the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) early ...


Govt. is likely to freeze fuel prices temporarily

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The budget 2019 is likely to freeze the much criticized fuel pricing formula temporarily for a few months and also bring...


Elephant-Train collisions: Five recommendations to be submitted to Minister

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In the wake of the elephant-train collision along the Northern and Eastern railway lines, a team of 14 officials of the ...


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Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne has been appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena, to implement...


Further import controls unnecessary unless fuel prices rise: Malik

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Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama said yesterday further import cuts would no...


PM warns of the worse to come

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Stating that the global economic crisis is turning to the worse, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today stressed that...


JO needs a thovile: Akila

Sunday, 14 October 2018 22:40
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A traditional ritual of thovile will have to be performed to cure the sicknesses suffered by joint opposition, Minister ...


NPC members term lapses today

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Despite the three-year term of the members of the National Police Commission (NPC) ending today, incumbent committee mem...


Man, two sons killed in head-on collision

Sunday, 14 October 2018 21:19
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A man and his two sons were killed while his wife and another son were injured when the motorcycle they were travel...


Economic recession not only restricted to SL: President

Sunday, 14 October 2018 19:56
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President Maithripala Sirisena said the economic recession prevailing at present is not only restricted to Sri Lanka alo...


Wiggy asks TNA to lay down conditions

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Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran has suggested the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to make the release of...


Rajarata reservoirs filled to the brim

Sunday, 14 October 2018 11:52
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The capacity of several major tanks and reservoirs in the Rajarata Region had increased in a large proportion due to the...


‘I’m nearing the end of my career’: Lasith Malinga

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Lasith Malinga, the veteran Sri Lankan pacer feels that he is nearing the end of his career and if he gets the chance to...


Four Maldives' election officials flee to SL, citing threats

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Intimidation and threats drove four members of an election panel in the Maldives to flee the island nation, two official...


Fuel subsidy mooted in wake of recent price hike: State Min.

Saturday, 13 October 2018 17:01
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The Ministry of Transport has proposed the introduction of a fuel subsidy to the people in the wake of the recent fuel p...


Pakistani arrested with 30mn worth heroin at BIA

Saturday, 13 October 2018 12:57
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A 39-year-old Pakistani national was arrested by the Police Narcotics Bureau officers on charges of possessing heroin wo...


Big gap between productivity levels of public, private sectors: Prez

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President Maithripala Sirisena said that there was a definite gap in the levels of efficiency and productivity when one ...


PC Elections- Political parties to disclose stance by Oct.31

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Political parties have reportedly agreed to inform the Election Commission prior to October 31 about of their stance on ...


LIOC-CPC to develop Trinco oil tank farm: Arjuna

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The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) and the Lanka Indian Oil Company (LIOC) will jointly administer and develop the T...


As a Buddhist I feel sad for Duminda: Hirunika

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Referring to the Supreme Court’s confirmation of the death sentence imposed on Duminda Silva, UNP MP Hirunika Prem...


Justice Nalin Perera sworn in as Chief Justice

Friday, 12 October 2018 19:21
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Justice Nalin Perera has been appointed as the 46th Chief Justice of Sri Lanka, before President Maithripala Sirisena a ...


FCID returns Ford Mustang imported by Namal to owner

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The controversial Ford Mustang which was reportedly imported by MP Namal Rajapaksa, was today returned to its current ow...


CAA imposes maximum retail price on sugar

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The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) today imposed maximum retail prices for non-packeted and packeted white sugar as Rs...


I nominated the most senior and experienced SC Judge: MS

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For the first time in Sri Lanka's judicial history I have nominated the most senior and experienced Supreme Court Ju...


Russia is interested in closer ties with SL: Putin

Friday, 12 October 2018 15:11
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Russia, which maintains traditionally friendly relations with Sri Lanka, is interested in closer trade and eco...


81 injured in Lunugamwehera bus accident

Friday, 12 October 2018 14:12
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At least 81 passengers were injured when an SLTB and a private bus collided head on at Lunugamwehera on the Hambanthota-...


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President Maithripala Sirisena today said he was very disappointed by the level of training and discipline of the govern...


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