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British Court case against Brigadier; Not informed: Army

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 19:47

The Sri Lanka Army said today that neither the Army nor Brigadier Priyanka Fernando had been informed with regard to any court case filed against the Brigadier in Britain. News reports said the Westminster Magistrate's Court has issued an arrest warrant ...

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Heroin worth Rs. 1 bn detected

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Cartoon of the day

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Mamma Mia Presented by Cinnamon Life

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Only a new Govt. can end instability: Anura P. Yapa

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Only a government under a new leadership and with a fresh vision can bring an end to the instability in the country, MP ...


Found guilty by presidential commissions - UPFA, JVP asks what action taken

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 22:47
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The UPFA and the JVP today asked what action had been taken against the politicians found guilty by Presidential Commiss...


Self Defence - Won't hesitate to use my official weapon: Punchinilame

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 21:44
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UPFA MP Susantha Punchinilame said today he would not hesitate to use his official weapon in self defence should there b...


FCID launches probe into purchasing bonds from EPF money

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 20:22
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The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) today informed the Fort Magistrate that it has launched an investigat...


Plans afoot to release Duminda: Hirunika

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 18:22
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UNP MP Hirunika Premachandra said today she had received information that there was a plan to grant a presidential pardo...


'Sena' caterpillar; Govt. must take immediate action to destroy the pest: MR

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 17:22
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Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa today urged the government to take quick action to destroy the Fall Army Worm which ...


Sunil Handunneththi appointed COPE Chairman

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 15:19
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Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) MP Sunil Handunneththi has been re-appointed as the Chairman of the Committee on Publi...


Three foreigners, two Lankans nabbed with Rs. 1 bn heroin

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 13:04
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Five suspects including two US nationals and an Afghan national had been arrested with over 90 kgs of heroin worth more ...


Lotus Tower to commence operations in March

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 12:32
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Operations of the Lotus Tower is scheduled for March, the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRC) said. ...


Dharmasena wins ICC Umpire of the Year for the second time

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 12:05
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Sri Lanka umpire Kumar Dharmasena wins David Shepherd Trophy for ICC Umpire of the Year for the second time. ...


US says no plan for military base in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 11:20
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The United States embassy said yesterday there was no truth in reports that the United States intends to establish a mil...


Two German women arrested with drugs in Hatton

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 10:01
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Two German women were arrested on charges of possessing hashish and heroin at Shannon in Hatton yesterday evening ...


Gota arrives at Special High Court

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 09:46
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa arrived at the Special High Court this morning to appear over the alleged m...


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

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 00:08
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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...


Police investigate death of cook at Galle Face Court

Monday, 21 January 2019 12:46
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The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) and the Kollupitiya Police are investigating the death of a 49-year old man who had wo...


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...


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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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