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Police investigate death of cook at Galle Face Court

Monday, 21 January 2019 12:46

The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) and the Kollupitiya Police are investigating the death of a 49-year old man who had worked as a cook in an apartment at the Galle Face Court housing complex in Colombo. The Kollupitiya Police recovered a burnt body from the a...

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Mamma Mia Presented by Cinnamon Life

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NGOs lenient to drug dealers don't release extent of danger -Prez

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In a hard-hitting statement yesterday, President Maithripala Sirisena called on NGOs which sympathized with drug dealers...


SLPP to move court for PC polls

Monday, 21 January 2019 23:24
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Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) will move the Supreme Court on a fundamental rights application seeking the conduct o...


Basil's Almanac case postponed for March 28

Monday, 21 January 2019 22:20
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The Colombo High Court’s hearing of the case against former Minister Basil Rajapaksa and Former Divi Naguma Direct...


Prez. should turn his words into action: Ajith P. Perera

Monday, 21 January 2019 21:26
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Welcoming the statement made by President Maithripala Sirisena that death sentence will be given to those convicted of&...


SC orders re-evaluation of O/L results following FR case

Monday, 21 January 2019 20:40
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The Supreme Court directed the Commissioner General of Examinations to appoint an independent team of examiners to re-ev...


We need a national election, not PC elections: UNP

Monday, 21 January 2019 19:34
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The UNP said today that the need of the hour was a national election but not a provincial council election. ...


Licences of all 9mm firearms suspended

Monday, 21 January 2019 18:14
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Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando today said licences of all 9mm firearms had been suspended and new licences would be...


WhatsApp limits text forwards to curb rumors

Monday, 21 January 2019 17:31
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WhatsApp messenger service would globally limit the number of times a user can forward a message to five, in a bid to fi...


Cricket corruption: ICC says satisfied with progress of amnesty conduct

Monday, 21 January 2019 17:12
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The International Cricket Council (ICC) has stated that the anti-corruption amnesty conduct in Sri Lanka is progressing ...


SL has highest real interest rate in the region: Bloomberg

Monday, 21 January 2019 16:02
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Sri Lanka has the highest real interest rate in South Asia at 6.2 percent, Bloomberg said today. It said real interest r...


Major and corporal killed, four others injured in accident

Monday, 21 January 2019 15:47
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A major and a corporal were killed while four others were injured in an accident at Oddusuddan in Mullaitivu this aftern...


Businessman injured in Weligama shooting

Monday, 21 January 2019 14:10
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A 38-year-old businessman had been hospitalised when unidentified gunmen opened fire on him at Polwatte, in Weligama, Ma...


Bandula Gunawardena: claim wrong by 99 percent

Monday, 21 January 2019 13:04
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On 17 October, the Divaina quoted Mr. Bandula Gunawardena as saying that as a result of the Sri Lanka–Singapore Fr...


Ex-LTTEr arrested with firearms and ammunition

Monday, 21 January 2019 10:19
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A former LTTE member was arrested with four firearms and a stock of ammunition by the Terrorism Investigation Division (...


UPFA to ask P'ment to help speed up PC polls

Monday, 21 January 2019 09:59
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The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) will raise the question of the government delaying the conducting of p...


Won't allow PM, Sumanthiran to implement decisions taken on the sly: MR

Monday, 21 January 2019 08:50
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Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday vowed not to allow Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and TNA MP M.A. Sum...


Govt. mulls holding PC polls with General or Presidential elections

Monday, 21 January 2019 08:18
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The government was contemplating to hold Presidential poll or General election and the elections to all nine provincial ...


It's unclear new draft Constitution will get two thirds in House - PM

Sunday, 20 January 2019 22:45
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There is no need to prepare a draft for a new constitution if it cannot be approved by a two thirds majority, Prime Mini...


CMC official refuses to work with female colleague

Sunday, 20 January 2019 18:43
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A top official of the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) is said to be refusing to work with another high ranking official ...


Sena caterpillar: Agriculture Employees leave cancelled

Sunday, 20 January 2019 15:01
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Leave off all agriculture officers and employees engaged in the Agrarian Services had been cancelled with effect from Ja...


Philippines to assist SL to eradicate illegal drug trafficking

Sunday, 20 January 2019 14:25
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The Philippines to send a specialist team to Sri Lanka to inquire on the technical expertise that can be provided to era...


Gold jewellery and cash of Satischandra’s family stolen

Sunday, 20 January 2019 13:12
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Gold jewellery and cash worth nearly Rs. 189,000 had been stolen from the family of veteran actor Satischandra Edirising...


Mark Samson passes away

Sunday, 20 January 2019 12:38
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Veteran film actor Mark Samson passed away yesterday at the age of 63. Thelge Samson Marcus Peiris who was born on Febru...


Suspect arrested over shooting at Kudawella Fisheries Harbour

Sunday, 20 January 2019 10:01
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One suspect has been arrested along with a pistol in connection with the shooting incident at the Kudawella Fisheries Ha...


President returns

Sunday, 20 January 2019 09:12
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President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in the country last night after concluding his visit to the Philippines. ...


Update: Six killed, three injured in accident in Wennappuwa

Sunday, 20 January 2019 08:18
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Six people were killed and three others were injured when a car they were travelling in collided with a lorry near the N...


Re-delivering 14 leased aircraft: 'SriLankan disregarded the 1.7 bn loss factor'

Saturday, 19 January 2019 20:27
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The SriLankan Airlines audit division had not looked into the loss of USD 12.5 million or Rs.1.72 billion incurred when ...


Six China-led firms on track for 3 light rail projects

Saturday, 19 January 2019 18:35
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Six China-led companies have qualified for the execution of three light rail projects in Colombo, it is learnt. ...


SL workers being held in jail in M-E are drug addicts: FEB

Saturday, 19 January 2019 16:01
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The Foreign Employment Bureau (FEB) yesterday said that most of the Sri Lankan expatriate workers who were being held in...


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The Negombo Division Crime Investigation Unit said that they had arrested a gang of three who had robbed a sum of Rs.170...


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