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Some can't identify difference between soldiers and terrorists - MS

Saturday, 19 May 2018 20:56

President Maithripala Sirisena said that it is a shame that certain politicians and NGOs have failed to identify the difference between the soldier and the terrorist. “It is shame that some government and opposition politicians and NGOs which are after ..

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Taking a swipe at former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Finance and Mass M...


RDA urges motorist using highways to drive at 60 kmph

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The Road Development Authority (RDA) requested motorist using expressways to maintain an average speed of 60 kmph and sw...


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Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) to receive six brand new PT-6 Aircraft from the China National Aero-Technology Import & E...


Power disruptions in several areas due to rain

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Electricity supply in the Kegalle, Rambukkana, Mathugama and Agalawatta areas had been disrupted due to the heavy rain, ...


Canadian PM calls for reliable accountability mechanism in SL

Sunday, 20 May 2018 10:30
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterated his call to the Sri Lankan Government to establish a process of accoun...


Lightning strikes kill two in Welikanda

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Two persons were killed when they were struck by lightning while working at a paddy field at Welikanda in Polonnaruwa ye...


PAYE tax owed by CEB employees recovered from consumers: CaFFE

Saturday, 19 May 2018 19:12
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Electrical engineers and senior staff of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) have neglected to pay the Pay As You Earn (P...


Housemaids injected with contraceptives: Minister orders probe

Saturday, 19 May 2018 18:15
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An immediate inquiry will be conducted into reports about the administration of injectable- contraceptives to Sri Lankan...


Quitting 'Yahapalana Govt'--Prez told 16 SLFPers to decide: Dayasiri

Saturday, 19 May 2018 16:33
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President Maithripala Sirisena has told the 'rebel' group of 16 former Cabinet, State and Deputy Ministers, who ...


Land swindle in Knuckles: Ministry sends audit team to inspect site

Saturday, 19 May 2018 14:24
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Public Enterprise and Kandy City Development Ministry will send an audit team next week to inquire into the allegation t...


50 senior military officers awarded honorary medals

Saturday, 19 May 2018 13:47
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Fifty officers who were retired and officers in service in Tri forces obtained Excellent Service Award (Vishista Seva Vi...


FTA with Singapore: Lankans won't lose job opportunities

Saturday, 19 May 2018 12:03
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Sri Lankan professionals will not lose job opportunities as a result of the free trade agreement (FTA) which Sri Lanka h...


Can't compare JVP with LTTE: Champika

Saturday, 19 May 2018 10:16
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Minister Champika Ranawaka said yesterday the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) could not be compared with the LTTE. ...


JVP hits back at Rajitha

Saturday, 19 May 2018 08:20
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JVP MP Vijitha Herath yesterday rejected the statement made by Minister Rajitha Senaratne where he compared the the Jana...


More than 100 believed dead in Cuba plane crash

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More than 100 people are believed dead Friday after a Cubana de Aviacion Boeing 737-200 crashed on takeoff from Havana&#...


Disease spreading in South identified as pneumonia: DGHS

Saturday, 19 May 2018 06:10
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Laboratory findings have revealed that the disease spreading in Southern Province was a pneumonia outbreak mainly due to...


Hackers transfer US$13 mn from businessmen via emails: CERT

Friday, 18 May 2018 23:18
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The Computer Emergency Readiness Team | Co-ordination Centre (CERT|CC) said yesterday they had received complaints about...


Tourism Ministry website hacked by Tamil Eelam Cyber Force

Friday, 18 May 2018 21:05
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The Sinhalese version of the official website of the Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs and...


No move to spend Rs.5.7 mn to renovate toilets: Rosy

Friday, 18 May 2018 19:45
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There is no move to spend Rs.5.7 million to renovate the toilets at the Mayor’s official residence but some Rs.5.2...


Civilians who died in the war should also be remembered: PM

Friday, 18 May 2018 18:37
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While commemorating the security forces who sacrificed their lives, all civilians who lost their lives from the day the ...


2.8mn worth SL rupees found from Razak’s residence

Friday, 18 May 2018 17:37
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Sri Lankan rupees worth 2.87mn were found among the currencies seized from the Taman Duta home of former Malaysian premi...


Immigration officers’ work-to-rule campaign called off

Friday, 18 May 2018 16:19
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The work to rule campaign launched last night by the Immigration and Emigration officers had been called off this aftern...


AI urges SL to release lists of forcibly disappeared

Friday, 18 May 2018 15:17
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The Amnesty International (AI) today called on the Sri Lankan government to provide information to the families of ...


Civilians killed in the war remembered in Wellamulliwaikkal

Friday, 18 May 2018 15:08
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Some 5,000 people attended the ceremony of remembrance held at Wellamulliwaikkal on Friday to commemorate those killed i...


595 SIs, WSIs promoted

Friday, 18 May 2018 14:31
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A total of 595 Sub Inspectors (SI) and Women Sub Inspectors (WSI) have been promoted to the position of Inspector of Pol...


Mayor suspends fines charged from parking meters

Friday, 18 May 2018 13:18
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Colombo Mayor Rosy Senanayake has instructed the Commissioner of the Colombo Municipality to suspend all fines charged t...


Anuruddha Polgampola released on bail

Friday, 18 May 2018 12:20
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Former MP Anuruddha Polgampola, who was remanded on charges of violating previous bail conditions in connection with a f...


Automatic fuel pricing formula, a major step:IMF

Friday, 18 May 2018 11:23
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International Monetary Fund yesterday said that ‘automatic fuel pricing mechanism marks a major step towards compl...


Ministry orders inquiry over abandoned jumbo with gunshot injuries

Friday, 18 May 2018 10:31
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The Wildlife Ministry yesterday ordered for an investigation into the incident where an elephant was found with gunshot ...


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