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UNESCO threatens to withdraw world heritage status of three SL sites

Saturday, 21 July 2018 17:22

UNESCO has warned that it will remove the world heritage status given to Sinharaja, Dambulla and Galle Fort if they are not preserved properly, National Heritage Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe told Parliament. The minister made this statement during a heated ..

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1990 emergency ambulance service now in Jaffna

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Cartoon of the day

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Ex-military, Cadet Corps officers to assign as exam invigilators

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The Examinations Department had decided to assign ex-military and National Cadet Corps officers as exam invigilators for...


PM promises bagful of goodies to North

Sunday, 22 July 2018 16:10
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who was on a tour to the North over the weekend said the Province would be develope...


South Africa set 490 after Sri Lanka declare

Sunday, 22 July 2018 14:05
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South Africa have been set an unlikely target of 490 runs to win the second test and draw the two-match series after Sri...


‘Lokka’ arrested over Maradana shooting

Sunday, 22 July 2018 11:34
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29-year-old Raveendra Sanjeewa alias 'Lokka' has been arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) with a fire ...


Two nabbed with 2 kg of heroin in Serunuwara

Sunday, 22 July 2018 09:14
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Two persons had been arrested by the Special Task Force of Police (STF) with 2 kg of heroin at Echchalanpattu in Serunuw...


Underworld figure ‘Raththa’ arrested in Ja-Ela

Sunday, 22 July 2018 08:06
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A wanted underworld figure Dalath Shashendra Ashan Kumar alias 'Raththa' has been arrested by the Special Task F...


Austin named envoy to India

Sunday, 22 July 2018 07:40
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Former Secretary to the President Austin Fernando has been nominated as Sri Lanka's High Commissioner in New Delhi b...


Modi flags off emergency ambulance service in SL via video conferencing

Sunday, 22 July 2018 06:57
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In what can be called an important milestone in India-Sri Lanka bilateral relations, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi...


SL-Japan to boost military ties to ensure maritime safety

Saturday, 21 July 2018 19:13
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Sri Lanka and Japan had agreed to enhance collaboration between the Japan Maritime Self Defence Forces and the Sri Lanka...


SPC conceals details of Knuckles other projects: MONLAR

Saturday, 21 July 2018 18:14
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The Movement for Land and Agriculture Reform (MONLAR) yesterday said the State Plantations Corporation (SPC) was attempt...


Three trials-at-bar: Rent out building if no space- JVP

Saturday, 21 July 2018 16:01
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The government should set up the proposed three permanent trials-at-bar at least by renting out a building, JVP MP Vijit...


Won't change decision to implement death penalty: President

Saturday, 21 July 2018 15:12
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President Maithripala Sirisena today assured that he would not change the decision taken to implement the death penalty,...


Import-Export Controller remanded

Saturday, 21 July 2018 14:17
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The Controller of the Import and Export Control Department, who was arrested while soliciting a bribe of Rs.200,000 from...


Buddhist Temporalities, Theravadi Bhikkhu Kathikawath Bills presented

Saturday, 21 July 2018 12:02
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Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said yesterday the government had presented the Buddhist Temporalities (Amendment) Bill a...


Vehicle importers to start getting down only 'Euro 4' vehicles

Saturday, 21 July 2018 11:16
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The Vehicle Importers Association of Sri Lanka (VIASL) yesterday said it will only import vehicles which are compatible ...


PC polls: Party leaders to meet again on July 26

Saturday, 21 July 2018 10:25
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Party leaders who failed to arrive at a decision on whether Provincial Council elections should be held under the propor...


"PC polls on Jan. 5 if final decision taken by October end"

Saturday, 21 July 2018 08:15
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Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya and Delimitation Commission Chairman K. Thavalingam have informed party...


No constructive engagement between Govt. officials: Aluthgamage

Saturday, 21 July 2018 06:05
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We have never witnessed President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and MPs sitting together and...


Indian nabbed with ‘Ice’ worth 9.6 mn at BIA

Saturday, 21 July 2018 00:01
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A 50- year-old Indian was taken into custody with Methamphetamine (Ice) worth Rs 9.6 million in his possession by the Po...


Power Upgrade: disruptions expects at times

Friday, 20 July 2018 23:45
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The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) would upgrade 132 kilovolt (kV) cable network system that feeds electricity to the en...


Railway work-to-rule campaign from Sunday midnight: Union

Friday, 20 July 2018 21:50
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The Railway Technical Services Trade Union Committee (RTSTUC) yesterday said that they would launch a work-to-rule campa...


Import-Export Controller arrested while soliciting bribe

Friday, 20 July 2018 20:30
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Controller of the Import and Export Control Department was arrested by the Bribery Commission (BC) officials at a famous...


Vandersay gets one-year suspended sentence

Friday, 20 July 2018 19:20
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Cricketer Jeffrey Vandersay was given a one-year suspension from all forms of international cricket, which will stand su...


TID records statement from 'Rivira' Associate Editor

Friday, 20 July 2018 18:50
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The Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) yesterday recorded a statement from ‘Rivira’ Sunday newspaper Ass...


16 SLFP rebels to join Ekabadda Podu Jana Peramuna

Friday, 20 July 2018 18:13
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The 16-member SLFP group said today they had decided to join the ‘Ekabadda Podu Jana Peramuna,’ a grand alli...


Why build another if Galle stadium won’t be removed? Mahela

Friday, 20 July 2018 17:02
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Former Cricket captain Mahela Jayawardena today asked what was the purpose behind constructing a second stadium in Galle...


Galle stadium to remain; another one to be built: Govt.

Friday, 20 July 2018 16:23
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The Galle International Cricket Stadium would not be removed but only an unauthorized pavilion at the stadium would be r...


SL says it has made great strides in eradicating child labour

Friday, 20 July 2018 15:01
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Sri Lanka has made great strides in eradicating child labour by establishing Child Labour Free Zones (CLF...


Court issues notice on Gota

Friday, 20 July 2018 11:39
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The Colombo Additional Magistrate today issued notice on seven suspects including former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Raja...


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Chinese tout menace goes rampant in several areas

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 09:42
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Authorised tour guides in Sigiriya expressed concern about constant clashes between them and the Chinese touts, and they...


FB friendship turns sour: Six girls turn police station into mini battlefield

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Six young girls between 18 and 21 years, said to be private tuition students of Kurunegala had recently created chaos in...


Wanted Air Force deserter arrested after 15 years

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An Air Force deserter, Dileepa Kumaratunga alias Samantha was arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) at the Banda...


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