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Director boards of BOC, Peoples Bank, BOI dissolved

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 21:25

The director boards of the Bank of Ceylon, Peoples Bank and Board of Investment (BOI) were dissolved by President Maithripala Sirisena with effect from midnight today, Presidential Media Unit said. The decision has been taken after considering the acts of mis..

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'Hybrid Sudda' arrested with heroin worth Rs. 13 mn

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Animosity between President Sirisena and PM Ranil Wickremesinghe took new heights on Tuesday as the two leaders embroile...


Indian envoy meets Prez over RAW claim

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In the wake of President Maithripala Sirisena reportedly implicating India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) in t...


No new proposal to handover ECT Development to India

Thursday, 18 October 2018 05:52
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No new Cabinet proposal had been submitted by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe or any minister to handover the Colomb...


UNP finds 25 men to axe

Thursday, 18 October 2018 03:26
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The United National Party (UNP) said it had identified 25 of its electoral organizers to be axed under its reorganizatio...


Assassination plot: PM to discuss with India

Thursday, 18 October 2018 01:35
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe would have a discussion with the Indian authorities on the alleged plot to assassina...


Cheap, low octane petrol for three-wheelers next month: Minister

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 23:13
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A new petrol type would be introduced only for three-wheelers for low cost by next month, Petroleum Minister Arjuna Rana...


Cabraal-led Expert Committee for economic crisis: JO

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 22:32
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa had decided to appoint a Special Economic Committee headed by former Central Bank Gov...


Rajitha downplays assassination plot on Prez.

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 20:43
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Cabinet Spokesman Health Minister Dr Rajitha Senaratne today downplayed the conspiracy theory of an alleged attempt on t...


President phones PM Modi

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 19:12
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President Maithripala Sirisena had spoken with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this evening and had cordial discussi...


Suspect a RAW member bearing ID number RB317217/VJ: JO

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 17:45
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The Joint Opposition (JO) today said the Indian national, who claimed of a plot to assassinate President Maithripala Sir...


Mom wants me to quit politics: Senasinghe

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 17:43
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Denying the bribery allegation over the high-speed railway project, State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasi...


No decision to sell Trinco Oil Tank Farm: Ranatunga

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 15:44
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While rejecting accusations by various parties over the selling of Trincomalee Oil Tank Farm to India, Petroleum Ministe...


President never mentioned RAW: PMD

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 12:52
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With reference to recent local and international media reports that President Maithripala Sirisena was reported to have ...


Minister recommends NPC to interdict DIG Nalaka

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 12:18
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Law and Order Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara has recommended the National Police Commission (NPC) to interdict DIG Nal...


Parliament wastes the most amount of food: President

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 11:52
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The parliament reportedly wasted the most amount of food in the country, President Maithripala Sirisena said speaking at...


Johnston Fernando acquitted of all charges

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 10:45
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Former Minister Johnston Fernando, his private secretary Sakeer Mohamed and former Sathosa Chairman Nalin Fernando, who ...


Suspended police sergeant in Thebuwana reinstated

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 09:58
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Hours after President Maithripala Sirisena met and donated Rs.1 million to the family members of Police sergeant Sanath ...


President Sirisena alleges that RAW is plotting his assassination

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 09:34
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In a move that might seriously impair Indo-Lanka relations, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday accused...


Youtube suffers outage for over 30 minutes

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YouTube experienced widespread broadcasting issues, affecting YouTube, YouTube TV and YouTube Music, with the Google-own...


Prez - PM showdown at Cabinet

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 08:14
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President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe are reported to have had a showdown at yesterday&...


Body of missing Saudi journalist was cut into pieces, Turkish official says

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The body of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was cut into pieces after he was killed two weeks ago at the Saudi consul...


President grants Rs.14 Customs Tax to release sugar stock at Port

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 06:10
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Following discussions held with President Maithripala Sirisena at the President Secretariat yesterday, he had agreed to ...


Nothing certain about PC polls: EC

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 02:07
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Even after Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe submits the delimitation review report to President Maithripala Sirisena by Octo...


Big countries in IOR need SL's help: SL Navy

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 23:02
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The big countries in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) need Sri Lanka’s assistance to face maritime security threats a...


B'gamuwa tragedy - No provisions to challenge doctors’ report: Police

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Police informed court that though the breathalyzer test had confirmed that the lady doctor involved in the Boralesgamuwa...


Fmr. TID DIG Nalaka failed to appear before CID

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 21:54
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Former Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) DIG Kaushal Nalaka de Silva today failed to appear before the Criminal Inv...


Demonetize Rs.5000 notes: Prof. Wijesuriya

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 21:12
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The convener of the Movement for a Just Society, Prof Sarath Wijesuriya said he would urge the government to remove the ...


Prez donates Rs.1mn to Police Sergeant in Thebuwana

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President Maithripala Sirisena today donated Rs.1 million to the family members of Sergeant Sanath Gunawardena who was s...


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