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Gota case: 18 witnesses banned from travelling abroad

Thursday, 17 January 2019 19:03

Acceding to a prosecution request in the case filed against former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the Special High Court today directed the Court Registrar to notify the 18 prosecution witnesses attached to the Land Reclamation and Development Corporat...

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MR assumes duties as Opp. Leader

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Cartoon of the day

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Mamma Mia Presented by Cinnamon Life

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Opp. Leader’s office previously confined to one area: MR

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The Opposition Leader’s office was previously used to represent a particular group of people and a region, Opposit...


Special cash rewards for police and informants

Friday, 18 January 2019 11:21
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The Sri Lanka Police Department will award cash prizes to police officers who successfully carry out operations and to p...


Mahinda assumes duties at Opp. Leader’s office

Friday, 18 January 2019 09:44
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Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa assumed duties at the Opposition Leader’s office at No 30, Sir Marcus Fernando...


First SL women graduate from army school of ceremonial in UK

Friday, 18 January 2019 09:31
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The first women from Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka Air Force) will graduate from the Army School of Ceremonial in Catterick, in N...


Italian man hit and killed by train in Mt.Lavinia

Friday, 18 January 2019 08:10
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A 67-year-old Italian man died after being hit by a Railroad inspection train near a hotel in De Seram Road, Mount Lavin...


PM agrees to NPDM reflecting Eastern Prov. as well

Friday, 18 January 2019 06:26
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe acceded to a request made by the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to change the name of...


Delay to return leased aircraft: SriLankan incurs US$12mn loss

Friday, 18 January 2019 04:56
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SriLankan airlines has incurred a loss of US$12.5 million or Rs.1.72 billion between 2006 and 2018 because of its failur...


PM’s helicopter diverted as S'gamuwa students protest

Friday, 18 January 2019 03:30
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The helicopter carrying Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was forced to land in an alternative spot in Kuruvita when a...


Dual citizenship: Gota says US can’t block individual rights

Friday, 18 January 2019 02:45
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Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said the matter of dual-citizenship was something personal to him and he did...


Justice Minister trying to find mole than acting on culprits

Friday, 18 January 2019 00:20
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Justice Minister Thalatha Athukorala has apparently put more effort into finding those who were involved in leaking the ...


PHU wants Speaker to recognise TNA as part of govt.

Thursday, 17 January 2019 22:23
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The Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) today requested Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to recognise the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) ...


Germany arrests LTTE suspect involved in Kadirgamar’s killing

Thursday, 17 January 2019 21:31
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German authorities have arrested an LTTE suspect alleged to have been involved in the 2005 assassination of foreign mini...


Carbon tax is a burden on motorists: Bandula

Thursday, 17 January 2019 20:24
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A future UPFA government would amend the recently introduced carbon tax and implement a single tax for all motor cars, b...


Four arrested with explosives, detonators in Wanathawilluwa

Thursday, 17 January 2019 20:02
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Four suspects were arrested by the CID for possessing nearly 100 kilos of explosives and 100 detonators at Lacktowa...


Change uni curriculum to produce industry-related manpower: PM

Thursday, 17 January 2019 17:25
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said today he would advise Higher Education and Southern Region Development Minister...


Political crisis in SL threatens justice efforts: HRW

Thursday, 17 January 2019 16:08
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Sri Lanka’s political upheaval undermined stalled processes aimed at providing truth and justice for abuses from t...


Even State vehicles will have to pay carbon tax: Ministry

Thursday, 17 January 2019 15:35
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The Finance Ministry said today that State-owned vehicles were not exempted from the carbon tax as reported in the media...


President inks 3 loan agreements with ADB in Philippines

Thursday, 17 January 2019 14:07
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Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena signed three loan agreements with Asian Development Bank (ADB) president ...


Prez appoints Commission to probe corruption of govt.

Thursday, 17 January 2019 13:01
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President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed a Presidential Commission of Inquiry to investigate into allegations of cor...


Akkaraipattu Dy. Mayor arrested

Thursday, 17 January 2019 12:53
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Akkaraipattu Deputy Mayor Abdul Gafoor Azmi was today arrested by the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID). ...


Govt. urged not to present new Constitution without Maha Sangha’s blessings

Thursday, 17 January 2019 12:24
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Buddha Sasana Karya Sadaka Mandalaya urged the Government not to present in Parliament a Constitution without the blessi...


Duterte drug war 'an example to the whole world': SL Prez

Thursday, 17 January 2019 10:55
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After his government vowed last year to “replicate the success” of the Philippines’ drug war, Sri Lank...


Special high court to hear Gota’s case daily from Jan. 22

Thursday, 17 January 2019 10:20
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The Special High Court today decided to hear the case against former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa over the alle...


Gota arrives at Special High Court

Thursday, 17 January 2019 09:44
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa arrived at the Special High Court this morning to appear over the alleged m...


TNA to get ‘formal say’ in N-E development

Thursday, 17 January 2019 09:06
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe agreed to introduce a mechanism to ensure a ‘formal say’ for the Tamil N...


UK government survives confidence vote as May calls for Brexit compromise

Thursday, 17 January 2019 08:09
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Theresa May has called on Britain's political parties to "put self-interest aside" and work together on a ...


Man nabbed with heroin worth Rs. 60 mn

Thursday, 17 January 2019 07:06
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A 53-year-old suspect was arrested with 5.024 kg of heroin valued at more than Rs.60 million in Kothalawala last night b...


Rajitha threatens legal action against GMOA

Thursday, 17 January 2019 05:45
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Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister  Dr.  Rajitha Senaratne said he would take strict legal and administra...


Driver’s Demerit Points System will effect at the year-end: DMT

Thursday, 17 January 2019 02:15
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Driver Improvement Points which was known as Driver’s Demerit Points System would be added to the driver's lic...


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