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1 dead, several injured in Netherlands shooting

At least one person has died and a number of people injured in a shooting ’with possible terrorist motive’ in the central Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning, local news re

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  26 police officers transferred
  Teaching students from Grades 1-5 in English should stop: Ven. Ratana Thera

PM unveils ‘Ran Weta’

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Amend Shop and Office Employees Act: Seneviratne

Former Trade Union Relations Minister and MP W.D.J. Seneviratne today called for the amendment of th

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UPFA demands Rs.2,500 salary hike for private sector

In line with the salary increment granted to public sector employees, the government should take ade

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Met Dept. warns of showers exceeding 100mm

Thunderstorms are expected in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, North-Western and Central Provinces and in

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Ratgama businessmen killing: Eight suspects arrested

The Criminal Investigation Department (CD) had arrested eight suspects this evening over the abducti

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Jananath Warakagoda released on bail

Popular artiste Jananath Warakagoda who was in remanded custody over an accident in which a woman wa

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Nagananda Kodituwakku barred from practising law

The Supreme Court today issued a restraining order against Nagananda Kodituwakku preventing him from

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Heavy Traffic at Ward Place

Heavy traffic was reported at the Ward Place in the Town Hall area due to a protest launched by ETI

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Power outage across the country as Norochcholai shuts down

Power to several areas of the country has been disrupted when the unit 2 generator at the Norochchol

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IUSF Convener granted bail

Inter-University Students’ Federation (IUSF) Convener, Maheel Dehideniya, who was arrested over un

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Primary education in English medium: Bandula considering legal recourse

Former Education Minister Bandula Gunawardane said he would take legal action against the conduct of

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Child abuse allegation

‘Raththaran’ says he would resign from SPC

UPFA Southern Provincial Council member Krishantha Pushpakumara, alias ‘Raththaran’, said that h

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No decision on SLFP candidate for Presidential poll yet: Dayasiri

The General Secretary of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Parliamentarian Dayasiri Jayasekera yesterda

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Country should not co-sponsor new UNHRC resolution: MR

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday that Sri Lanka should not co-sponsor the UNHRC re

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Road accident claims four lives, injures eleven

Four people were killed and another eleven injured when a van and a tipper collided head-on at Nagav

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SLPP not prepared to vote Maithri into presidency again: Prasanna

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna is not prepared to vote President Maithripala Sirisean into presidency f

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Wiggy’s Tamil Political Alliance is not a registered party: TNA

Former NPC Chief Minister C.V Wignesawaran’s Tamil Political Alliance is not a registered politica

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No more substandard buses, says Arjuna

Steps would be taken soon to prohibit the import of substandard buses for public transport and that

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Presidential candidate should be able to win over the middleclass - Champika

Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka, who is widely seen as an aspira

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In conversation with Nishi Uggalle: Child genius places herself behind Einstein and Hawking

It would be a nerve-wrecking experience for a 12-year-old to answer degree-level questions within se

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We Must Embrace modernity Kalinga Indatissa

The newly elected President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) Kalinga Indatissa Presidents

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‘Challenge is to prevent the influx of drugs to the country’

Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva assumed office as the 23rd Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy in January. H

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Cartoon of the day

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Sometime ago people had the habit of leveling allegations against certain authorities that they were

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Politician Involved in Acquiring Property

A Minister’s name is associated with the activities of an alleged fraudster to retain a highly res

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Resolving issues of apartment owners CMA offers special treatment to influential parties

The double standards followed by the Condominium Management Authority (CMA) has now come to light fo

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Did Caasl Mislead SLAF? Landing and take off of private aircraft from China Bay Air Force airstrip

Controversy surrounds how a foreign private aircraft, said to be carrying  ‘investors’ to the c

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He built three houses while begging for 25 years

A blind man (65) who had been begging on trains for 25 years which had enabled him to build three houses and own a bank accou

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Deceased mother had partaken of fried fish on alms giving day

The story of a deceased mother visiting her home on the seventh day and eating a slice of fried fish from the Pideni Thattuwa

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Fat rat gets stuck in Manhole cover, rescue wins hearts online

A heartwarmingly hilarious incident occurred in Germany earlier this week when a chubby rat got stuck halfway out of a sewer

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Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera tabled the Budget for the year 2019, with a special focus on a liberal outward-oriented economic policy and growth powered by private enterprise. Do you think t