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Changes would be within framework of people's mandate: PM

Friday, 23 February 2018 18:25

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today said the Government would obtain proposals and recommendations from the future leaders in the party to do the necessary changes, and also regarding the speed on how they should proceed within the framework of the manda..

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PM heads special meeting

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Cartoon of the day

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Signal Event

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Active Liability Management Bill: Bandula files petition in SC

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Former Deputy Finance Minister Bandula Gunawardane filed a petition before the Supreme Court seeking its Special Determi...


Import levy on potatoes up

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The special commodity levy on imported potatoes has been increased by Rs. 29 per kilogramme from midnight today, the fin...


Reparations essential to achieve reconciliation: Tittawella

Friday, 23 February 2018 17:02
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Reparations are essential in leading to a process of reconciliation and it should be done in parallel to a process ...


Drug kingpin D. Manju shot dead

Friday, 23 February 2018 15:24
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Prominent underworld figure and drug kingpin 31-year-old Dhadallage Manju alias D. Manju a resident of Peliyagoda, was k...


Gota files revision petition over Avant-Garde case

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Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa filed a revision petition in the Court of Appeal today citing a techni...


Enroll all students to KDU without discrimination: SAITM students to Prez

Friday, 23 February 2018 14:36
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While thanking President Maithripala Sirisena for his decision to enroll SAITM students to General Sir John Kotelawala D...


SL backslides in pursuing UN commitments: AI

Friday, 23 February 2018 13:32
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Though Sri Lanka continued to pursue commitments made in 2015 to the UNHRC, progress of implementing them has been slowe...


Hospital laundry to be outsourced to Indian company: GMOA

Friday, 23 February 2018 12:40
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The Government is expected to pay US $ 7.5 million to an Indian company for laundry service of local hospitals, risking ...


GI pipes case against Basil fixed for June

Friday, 23 February 2018 12:07
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A case filed against former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa and former Director General of Divi Neguma Dep...


CBI to write to SL on sharing child pornography on Whatsapp

Friday, 23 February 2018 11:25
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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) of India has registered a case against members of a WhatsApp group for alleged...


Diyathalawa explosion: Army appoints six-member committee

Friday, 23 February 2018 10:24
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A six-member committee headed by Major General Rukmal Dias was appointed by the army to investigate into the hand grenad...


SAITM students to KDU: Only part of the solution - GMOA

Friday, 23 February 2018 09:30
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While welcoming the government’s decision to enroll SAITM students to Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU)...


EC hints of holding PC polls by September

Friday, 23 February 2018 08:39
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The Elections Commission yesterday hinted that the Provincial Council Election could be held in September, since the ter...


Prevailing dry weather may change - Met Dept.

Friday, 23 February 2018 06:44
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There is a possibility that there could be a change to the prevailing dry weather from tomorrow and accordingly several ...


Hand grenade brought by army officer went off

Friday, 23 February 2018 05:18
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According to Government Senior Assistant Analyst W. A. Roshan Fernando the explosion that occurred in a private bus earl...


Cabinet reshuffle likely today: Malik

Friday, 23 February 2018 04:46
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The government hopes to have a Cabinet reshuffle today after discussion between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime...


Cabinet reshuffle focuses more on UNP held ministries

Friday, 23 February 2018 03:20
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In accordance to an agreement reached between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe the...


Re-think on electoral system for PCs

Friday, 23 February 2018 01:40
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In the aftermath of the defeat at the local government elections, the United National Party (UNP) is said to be consider...


INTERPOL issues red warrant on Udayanga: Police

Friday, 23 February 2018 00:34
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INTERPOL had issued a ‘Red Warrant' on former Sri Lankan Envoy to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga, naming him as a ...


Soft loan package for middle income families

Thursday, 22 February 2018 22:21
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The government is introducing a soft loan package titled, ‘Middle Income Housing Loan Scheme’ (MIHLS) with a...


I am exhausted: EC Chairman

Thursday, 22 February 2018 21:18
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Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said on Thursday he was extremely tired with all the work he had to do ...


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WEIRD NEWS

Makeshift 'salon' at home destroys her marriage

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An incident where a loss of a woman's hair also resulted in her calling off an intended marriage was reported recent...


Complaint on gold chain leads to an illicit love affair

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While attempting to lodge a complaint on lost Gold Chains, police uncovers details of an illicit love affair. ...


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