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Kirivehera shooting-- A 3mn contract: Police Spokesman

Sunday, 17 June 2018 18:19

The former chief ‘Kapu Mahatthaya’ of the Mahasen Devalaya of Kirivehera Temple in Kataragama, had been given a contract for an amount of Rs 3 million to shoot the Kirivehera Chief Incumbent Ven. Damminda Thera, Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Guna..

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All passengers requested to arrive at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) 4 hrs prior to departure time from to...


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Minister of Wild Life Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka today revoked its original decision to remove two elephants from Worl...


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Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged for breaching Level 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct. ...


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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said the amendments proposed by the Government to the Mutual Assistance in Crim...


Gully bowser rams into three-wheeler killing one

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A 37-year old man was killed when a gully bowser willfully had crashed into a three-wheeler at Gorakapola in Panadura ye...


SL to release 10 Indian fishermen's boats

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Sri Lankan Navy will soon release ten Indian fishermen's boats, which were taken into custody in 2015 and 2016, the ...


SL deny wrongdoing amid ball-tampering controversy

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Sri Lanka’s cricketers were continuing their second test against West Indies ‘under protest’ after the...


VAT on Private hospital will be removed next week- Mangala

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The VAT on private hospitals will be removed from next week, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said today. ...


Kirivehera shooting; main suspect arrested

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Asela Lakmal Bandara, the former chief ‘Kapu Mahatthaya’ of the Mahasen Devalaya of the Kirivehera Temple, K...


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The elections to six provincial councils are not likely this year because political parties are apprehensive of the outc...


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Over 1,500 airmail sacks had piled up at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) due to the ongoing postal work sto...


Land swindle in Knuckles Range: Ministry sends auditors to inspect site

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The Public Enterprise and Kandy City Development Ministry has sent a team of auditors to inquire into the alleged transf...


SLFPers can join SLPP on an individual basis: Basil

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Former minister Basil Rajapaksa, who spearheads the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), ruled out the possibility of acc...


President asks group of 16 to remain united

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President Maithripala Sirisena is reported to have requested the 16 Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) members, who quit the...


SriLankan likely to break-even in three years: Kiriella

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The National Carrier SriLankan airlines is likely to break-even in three years,State Enterprise and Kandy Development Mi...


Govt. like a bull and buffalo-drawn plough: MR

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Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday compared the government to a plough being drawn by a bull and a buffalo. ...


Delaying trial for 12 years: SC orders CTC to pay widow Rs.400,000 as costs

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The Supreme Court in a landmark judgment, on Thursday, ordered the Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) to pay Rs.400,000 as cos...


One Indian, 2 locals nabbed: PNB seizes Rs.24 mn worth Kerala Ganja in Welisara

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An attempt to transport a large stock of Kerala Ganja worth over Rs.24 million from Mannar to Colombo was thwarted by Po...


BIA Customs thwart attempt to smuggle chameleons

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Customs officers monitoring the Courier Services at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), found 32 dangerous rep...


Five fishermen missing in North and East

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Five fishermen -- three from Pottuvil and two from Jaffna are reported to have gone missing, the Disaster Management Cen...


New moon sighted; Ramazan Festival tomorrow

Friday, 15 June 2018 19:01
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Muslims in Sri Lanka would celebrate Ramazan festival tomorrow as the new moon has been sighted, the Colombo Grand Mosqu...


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Two teenagers had gone missing while bathing in the sea off Negombo today, Police said. ...


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Roshan Mahanama, Muttiah Muralitharan and Mahela Jayawardena have point-blankly refused an invitation to form a cricket ...


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