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Terrorism charge against Sri Lankan student dropped

Friday, 19 October 2018 07:55

Australian Police on Friday dropped terrorism charges against Sri Lankan students in Sydney, Mohamed Kamer Nizamdeen, who was accused of an assassination plot targeting Australian politicians, Australian media reported. Nizamdeen, a 25-year-old PhD student, w..

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Cartoon of the day

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Fairway Oktoberfest

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J. Walter Thompson to promote SL tourism

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The Cabinet approval had been granted to award a Rs. 314 million-contract to J. Walter Thompson Institute to promote Tou...


17-hour water cut in Kotte, Colombo today

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The water supply to several areas in Kotte, Colombo and suburbs would be interrupted for 17 hours from noon today owing ...


Gota’s case postponed till Nov. 9

Friday, 19 October 2018 11:00
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The case, which was taken up against former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa at the Special High Court today over t...


SLC manager admires English players’ off-field conduct

Friday, 19 October 2018 10:57
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Sri Lanka Cricket Manager Charith Senanayake in a Facebook post admired visiting English players for their off-field con...


Afternoon thundershowers to enhance from tonight: Met. Dep.

Friday, 19 October 2018 10:33
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The Meteorology Department today warned that the enhancement of afternoon thundershowers over the Island was expected to...


Fmr. TID DIG Nalaka arrives at CID for the second day

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Former Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) DIG Kaushal Nalaka de Silva arrived at the Criminal Investigation Departme...


SL reverses $300mn China housing deal ahead of PM's India visit

Friday, 19 October 2018 09:30
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Sri Lanka has reversed a decision to award a $300-million housing deal to China in favour of a joint venture with an Ind...


Gota arrives at Special High Court

Friday, 19 October 2018 09:19
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa arrived at the Special High Court today to appear over the alleged misappro...


Heads of three State institutions refuse to resign

Friday, 19 October 2018 08:10
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Despite a news item that went out from the President's office on Wednesday (17) to the effect that the President had...


UNP appoints its first CEO

Friday, 19 October 2018 06:37
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The UNP yesterday appointed Chamal Senarath as its first Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Senarath obtained his letter...


President’s security tightened over alleged death plot

Friday, 19 October 2018 05:22
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Security for Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has been stepped up following the discovery of an alleged plot to...


Warning sign boards removed following social media protests

Friday, 19 October 2018 04:28
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The sign boards which were displayed in the premises of the Koggala Martin Wickremesinghe Museum and Children Park by th...


Some elements trying to belittle probe: Presidential Advisors

Friday, 19 October 2018 02:22
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Two Presidential advisors yesterday charged that there was an attempt by certain politicians and officials to belittle t...


Six brand new PT-6 aircraft purchased from China joins SLAF fleet

Friday, 19 October 2018 01:44
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Six brand new PT-6 aircraft purchased from the China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC) fo...


Shirani Bandaranayake’s removal was lawful: MR

Thursday, 18 October 2018 23:23
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said the removal of former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake took place in a ...


Speaker instructs officials to supervise food supply in parliament

Thursday, 18 October 2018 22:13
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has instructed relevant officials to supervise the process of food supply in parliament in the w...


"Ministers who leaked RAW canard must be exposed"

Thursday, 18 October 2018 21:10
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Four cabinet Ministers who had told the canard that President Mithripala Sirisena at Tuesday's cabinet meeting had i...


China says its loans only 10% of SL’s foreign debts

Thursday, 18 October 2018 20:41
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While reiterating that China was not dragging Sri Lanka into a debt trap, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang ...


Trains on up-country line delayed due to derailment

Thursday, 18 October 2018 19:04
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The train services on the upcountry railway line had come to a standstill following a train derailment near the Demodara...


Nalaka leaves CID after nine hours: summoned again tomorrow

Thursday, 18 October 2018 18:38
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Nine-hour long statement was recorded from former Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) DIG Nalaka Silva today by the C...


Mangala finally reveals ‘Fuel pricing formula’

Thursday, 18 October 2018 17:26
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The fuel pricing formula was revealed by Finance MinisterManagala Samaraweera today at a press conference. ...


SLFP Gen. Secy takes on Rajitha

Thursday, 18 October 2018 17:04
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The cabinet spokesman saying “will be hanged”, “should be hanged,” “everyone will be put i...


BOI comprised of highly respected professionals: Malik

Thursday, 18 October 2018 14:38
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Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama today said the Board of Directors of the Bo...


PM leaves for India

Thursday, 18 October 2018 13:49
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today left for India on a three-day official visit. ...


Bribery case: LDB Chairman remanded till Oct.23

Thursday, 18 October 2018 12:42
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Livestock Development Board (LDB) Chairman K. Muthuvinayagam and his accounts assistant who, were arrested by Bribery Co...


Mawanella SLFP Organizer arrested with three weapons

Thursday, 18 October 2018 11:44
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Mawanella SLFP Organizer Imitiaz Cader had been arrested by the STF this morning with three weapons including a MP5K wea...


An -124, Boeing 737 land at MRIA

Thursday, 18 October 2018 11:12
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The world’s second largest cargo aircraft Antonov An-124 Ruslan and the twinjet passenger aircraft Boeing 737 land...


Fmr. TID DIG Nalaka arrives at CID

Thursday, 18 October 2018 09:51
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Former Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) DIG Kaushal Nalaka de Silva arrived at the Criminal Investigation Departme...


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

Thursday, 18 October 2018 09:41
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A 37-year-old Rasanga Gunasekara alias “Hybrid Sudda” was arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) with...


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MIRROR OPINION

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This is a country which is harping on solving its ‘national question’; how to ...

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The economy and minority Tamils are the key issues that the islanders have to address if...

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FEATURES

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D.B.S. Jeyaraj, writing on the meeting between Mahinda Rajapaksa and Maithripala Sirisena ...

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WEIRD NEWS

Fish meant for frying came alive

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An individual who was planning to entertain a few of his friends and treat them to a nice fried fish preparation had gon...


Note dropped in a school complaint box helps net pervert

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Hettipola Police said that a 52-year-old man who had been sexually abusing an under-raged girl for a period of 10 months...


Drunk couple buy Sri Lankan hotel while on honeymoon

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A couple got so drunk on honeymoon in Sri Lanka that they woke to find they had agreed to buy the hotel. ...


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