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Mangala warns of further depreciation of rupee

Friday, 21 September 2018 05:21

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday warned of a tendency of a further rupee depreciation against the US dollar within the next few weeks. He told parliament that not only the Sri Lankan rupee but also currencies of most Asian countries had deprecia..

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SC upholds CA ruling on registering SAITM medical students

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The Supreme Court today upheld a Court of Appeal ruling which directed the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) to register ...


Soldier found dead in Ambepussa Army Camp guard post

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A 21-year-old soldier was found stabbed to death in one of the guard posts at the Ambepussa Regimental Headquarters of t...


Eight members of 16 group removed from SLFP organiser posts

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The Central Committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has decided to remove electoral organiser posts of eight out...


SL remains vulnerable to money laundering, terrorist financing: US

Friday, 21 September 2018 08:31
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Sri Lanka remained vulnerable to money laundering and terrorist financing although it is neither an important regional f...


SLFP rebels want President to take over Law and Order Ministry

Friday, 21 September 2018 03:04
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Three SLFP rebel group frontliners, MPs S.B. Dissanayaka, Dilan Perera and Thilanga Sumathipala yesterday urged Presiden...


Lankan arrested in Milan was an SLBFE official: Bureau

Friday, 21 September 2018 00:26
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The Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) yesterday said the former diplomat who had been recently arrested in ...


Ministry mulls holding O/L, A/L exams in December

Thursday, 20 September 2018 22:02
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The Education Ministry said discussions are underway to hold the G.C.E. Ordinary Level and Advanced Level Examinations i...


Ban on transporting, selling wild boar meat to be lifted

Thursday, 20 September 2018 21:13
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The Government had decided to lift the ban imposed on transporting and selling wild boar and their meat, a spokesperson ...


Lt. Colonel Erantha Peiris arrested over Eknaligoda disappearance

Thursday, 20 September 2018 20:45
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The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today arrested Lieutenant Colonel Erantha Peiris in connection with the disa...


'Our Trumps' should also manage SL rupee: Susil

Thursday, 20 September 2018 20:25
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Just like US President Donald Trump is properly managing US economy, ‘Our Trumps’ should also manage the Sri...


30% cess removed on imported sanitary pads

Thursday, 20 September 2018 19:05
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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...


Gnanasara Thera appeals to SC

Thursday, 20 September 2018 17:21
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Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera has filed a special appeal petition at the Su...


I am still capable and ready to return: Dilshan

Thursday, 20 September 2018 17:20
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While stressing that he is still capable and fit enough to play cricket, Sri Lanka's legendary cricketer Tillakaratn...


SL holiday scandal: British MP Paisley retains seat

Thursday, 20 September 2018 16:31
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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 ...


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