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Prez appoints Commission to probe corruption of govt.

Thursday, 17 January 2019 13:01

President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed a Presidential Commission of Inquiry to investigate into allegations of corruption and malpractices that had taken place from 15th January 2015 to 31st December 2018, the Presidential Media Division said. The five-...

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Medical Faculty at S’gamuwa Uni. declared open

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Cartoon of the day

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Mamma Mia Presented by Cinnamon Life

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Political crisis in SL threatens justice efforts: HRW

Thursday, 17 January 2019 16:08
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Sri Lanka’s political upheaval undermined stalled processes aimed at providing truth and justice for abuses from t...


Even State vehicles will have to pay carbon tax: Ministry

Thursday, 17 January 2019 15:35
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The Finance Ministry said today that State-owned vehicles were not exempted from the carbon tax as reported in the media...


President inks 3 loan agreements with ADB in Philippines

Thursday, 17 January 2019 14:07
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Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena signed three loan agreements with Asian Development Bank (ADB) president ...


Akkaraipattu Dy. Mayor arrested

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Akkaraipattu Deputy Mayor Abdul Gafoor Azmi was today arrested by the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID). ...


Govt. urged not to present new Constitution without Maha Sangha’s blessings

Thursday, 17 January 2019 12:24
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Buddha Sasana Karya Sadaka Mandalaya urged the Government not to present in Parliament a Constitution without the blessi...


Duterte drug war 'an example to the whole world': SL Prez

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After his government vowed last year to “replicate the success” of the Philippines’ drug war, Sri Lank...


Special high court to hear Gota’s case daily from Jan. 22

Thursday, 17 January 2019 10:20
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The Special High Court today decided to hear the case against former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa over the alle...


Gota arrives at Special High Court

Thursday, 17 January 2019 09:44
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa arrived at the Special High Court this morning to appear over the alleged m...


TNA to get ‘formal say’ in N-E development

Thursday, 17 January 2019 09:06
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe agreed to introduce a mechanism to ensure a ‘formal say’ for the Tamil N...


UK government survives confidence vote as May calls for Brexit compromise

Thursday, 17 January 2019 08:09
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Theresa May has called on Britain's political parties to "put self-interest aside" and work together on a ...


Man nabbed with heroin worth Rs. 60 mn

Thursday, 17 January 2019 07:06
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A 53-year-old suspect was arrested with 5.024 kg of heroin valued at more than Rs.60 million in Kothalawala last night b...


Rajitha threatens legal action against GMOA

Thursday, 17 January 2019 05:45
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Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister  Dr.  Rajitha Senaratne said he would take strict legal and administra...


Driver’s Demerit Points System will effect at the year-end: DMT

Thursday, 17 January 2019 02:15
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Driver Improvement Points which was known as Driver’s Demerit Points System would be added to the driver's lic...


Udayanga's money trail: FCID requests M.L.A reports from 15 countries

Thursday, 17 January 2019 00:53
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An investigation had commenced into sixteen bank accounts operated locally amounting to more that USD 1.7 mn as wel...


Many are ministers today because of late Sobhitha Thera: Sajith

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 21:19
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Many have forgotten that they managed to receive ministerial portfolios because of the late Maduluwawe Sobhitha Thera, H...


TNA pact aimed at regaining political clout: Yapa

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 20:11
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The Tamil National Alliance’s pact with the government is an attempt to regain its lost political authority in the...


Philippines, SL sign five deals including military exchange

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 19:38
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President Maithripala Sirisena today held bilateral talks with the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte at the Malaca&n...


Spread of ‘fall armyworm’; Not an act of sabotage: Harrison

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 18:35
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Agriculture Minister P. Harrison said today the spreading of ‘fall armyworm’ (Sena Dalambuwa) among food cro...


Duterte welcomes President in Malacañang

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 17:20
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President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday welcomed in Malacañang Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who is i...


Probe into attack in Angunakolapelessa ‘Super Prison’

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 16:20
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A three-member committee was appointed today to launch a special inquiry into the alleged attack on Angunakolapelessa Pr...


Veteran drama director Vinod Senadheera passes away

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 16:14
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A veteran drama director of Colombo International School Vinod Senadheera, passed away this afternoon at the age of 45 f...


India seizes gold worth Rs.68mn smuggled from SL, Dubai

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 15:02
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India has arrested four people for allegedly trying to smuggle gold valued approx. Rs.68 million (Indian Rupees) into th...


N/E development only in consultation with us: TNA

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 13:52
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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said it was only in consultation with the party that the Cabinet could take a decision...


SI and two PCs injured in assault

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 12:31
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Three police officers including a Sub Inspector (SI) were injured when a group of sand miners assaulted them and tried t...


IMF team to visit SL in Feb

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 11:12
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While claiming that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) remains ready to support Sri Lanka, its Managing Director Chri...


Bank of China offers Sri Lanka US$300m loan

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 10:55
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Sri Lanka is considering an offer from Bank of China for a loan of US$300 million, which could be raised to US$1 billion...


I too am ready to contest Presidency: Chamal

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 10:44
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Hambantota District UPFA MP Chamal Rajapaksa speaking to the media yesterday said that he too is ready for the forthcomi...


Some UPFA ministers yet to hand over official residences

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 08:31
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Some of the UPFA ministers who left the government last year are yet to hand over their official residences, government ...


British lawmakers crush Theresa May's Brexit deal

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 08:08
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British lawmakers have soundly rejected Theresa May's Brexit deal, in the biggest defeat for any UK government in th...


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