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I am still capable and ready to return: Dilshan

Thursday, 20 September 2018 17:20

While stressing that he is still capable and fit enough to play cricket, Sri Lanka's legendary cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan said today he was ready and willing to contribute for the welfare of Sri Lankan cricket either as a player or a consultant conside..

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Commandos carry out hostage rescue operations

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Cartoon of the day

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Fairway National Literary Awards - 2018

Friday, 14 September 2018 13:08

30% cess removed on imported sanitary pads

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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...


SL holiday scandal: British MP Paisley retains seat

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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...


US MCC to improve Colombo road network and bus system

Thursday, 20 September 2018 13:39
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The proposed compact Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), would improve road networks and the bus system in the Colom...


World Bank warns SL to take actions over climate change

Thursday, 20 September 2018 12:34
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Rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns pose a threat to Sri Lanka and could reduce GDP and living standards,...


Ministerial inquiry against IGP, no one asked him to resign: Dy. Min.

Thursday, 20 September 2018 12:25
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A Ministerial inquiry would be conducted against Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundera on several complai...


Sri Lankan Rupee depreciates further against US Dollar

Thursday, 20 September 2018 12:10
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The Sri Lankan Rupee depreciated further against the US Dollar today. ...


DIG Nalaka de Silva has LTTE connections: NFF

Thursday, 20 September 2018 11:05
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Former in charge of the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) DIG Nalaka de Silva, against whom allegations had been le...


Rs. 20mn dud cheque case: Court bails three Janayugaya directors

Thursday, 20 September 2018 09:31
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Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne ordered yesterday to release the three directors of now defunct Janaugaya newspaper on b...


Twist in CID probe as Namal changes tune

Thursday, 20 September 2018 01:14
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The arrested Police informant Namal Kumara has contradicted the statement he made on the alleged threats on the lives of...


Govt. analyst to submit report on voice recordings

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 23:09
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Colombo Fort Magistrate M/s. Lanka Jayarathne today ordered the government analyst to submit an immediate report on the ...


SL to buy Spanish ocean cleaner: Dy. Min. Mannapperuma

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 20:33
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Mahaweli Development and Environment Ministry would buy a high tech ocean cleaning vessel through Spanish funds in near ...


Soldiers and Tamil prisoners not equal: Sumanthiran

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 19:02
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In reference to the request by Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka to grant a general amnesty to the LTTE cadres and milit...


Frustrated, but we have to back the team: Mahela

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 18:03
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Though frustrated, Sri Lankan fans still have to back the Cricket team and push them to work harder, former cricket Capt...


IGP ordered to send DIG Nalaka Silva on Compulsory leave

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 17:33
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The National Police Commission (NPC) today ordered IGP Pujith Jayasundera to send DIG Nalaka Silva on compulsory leave w...


JO wants Police Commission members to resign

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 17:02
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The Joint Opposition (JO) today urged the Commissioners of the National Police Commission (NPC) to resign if they could ...


Wholesale price of sugar 1kg up by Rs.15

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 16:53
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The wholesale price of 1kg of sugar was increased by Rs. 15, while the retail price was increased by Rs.20-30 with effec...


Pakistan HC orders release of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 16:23
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The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday suspended sentences of former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and ...


Malaysia arrests ex-PM Razak over USD 628mn scandal

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 15:56
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Malaysia's anti-graft agency said it arrested former Prime Minister Najib Razak today over the multimillion-dollar l...


Cabinet approves declaration of Thripitakaya as national heritage

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 14:55
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The Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday gave approval to declare Thripitakaya, which includes Buddhist teachings, as a natio...


LKR hits record low of 167.41

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 14:05
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The Sri Lankan rupee today recorded the highest deprecation of Rs. 167.41selling price for US dollar. ...


Minister recommends DIG Nalaka Silva to be sent on compulsory leave

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 13:25
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Law and Order Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara recommended the National Police Commission (NPC) to send DIG Nalaka Silva...


Bus fare increased again by 4%

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 13:01
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The Cabinet has approved a 4 per cent fare increase to bus tickets with effect from midnight tomorrow, the Transport and...


Rs.1.7mn robbed from a finance company in Jaffna

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 12:32
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A man wearing a full face helmet had robbed Rs.1.7 million worth cash from a finance company at Chavakachcheri in Jaffna...


Thailand says FTA with Sri Lanka to be finalised by 2020

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 12:07
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Negotiation on a Sri Lanka-Thailand Free Trade Agreement (FTA) would be concluded by 2020, the Thailand Nation reported ...


SL stops import of Iranian oil ahead of sanctions

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 11:30
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Sri Lanka has stopped crude imports from Iran and is actively switching to other crude grades, Petroleum Resources Devel...


Special High Court to hear Gamini Senarath’s case daily from Oct. 29

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 10:16
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The Special High Court today fixed the trial of former President’s Chief of Staff Gamini Sedara Senarath and three...


CDS back in the country

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 09:16
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Chief of the Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, who left for Mexico last week, for an official visit, had arr...


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WEIRD NEWS

Female lawyer accused of wearing saree with buddha image

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Jaffna Police has initiated an investigation over an incident where a female lawyer has come to the court wearing a sare...


The 'dumb' beggar spoke and his charade ended

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A beggar, who pretended to be dumb, suddenly screaming blue murder when a dog tried to bite him took everyone by surpris...


Corporal's ear bitten off at wedding party

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Two corporals who were among the guests at a wedding reception of an army corporal in Kotawehera had engaged in a heated...


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