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19 including 12 military personnel injured in bus explosion

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 07:59

Nineteen passengers including twelve military personnel were injured in an explosion inside a bus in Diyatalawa this morning, Army Media Spokesperson Brigadier Sumith Atapattu said. He said seven soldiers and five airmen were among the military personnel who ..

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A Sri Lankan asylum seeker, who is an LTTE suspect, is to be deported from Australia after the UN Committee against tort...


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No one had the power to alter the 25% female representation in the Local Councils, Campaign for Free and Fair Elections ...


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The Lotus Road outside the Presidential Secretariat has been closed due to a protest march carrying out by the Inter Uni...


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Hand grenade explosion has caused the bus tragedy which occurred at Kahagolla in Diyatalawa this morning, Prime Minister...


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Wednesday, 21 February 2018 14:15
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The Defence Attaché of the Sri Lankan High Commission in London Brigadier Priyankara Fernando is due in Sri Lanka...


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United National Party (UNP) Leader and Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe and United People’s Freedom Alliance (...


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Thai Engineers to bring artificial rain

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A team of Thai Engineers yesterday carried out a feasibility study in the catchments areas of Castlereigh and Maussakele...


No decision to increase gas prices yet: Minister Bathiudeen

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 08:33
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Government has not been decided to increase the price of domestic gas in the upcoming days until the pricing formula is ...


25% women reps not possible in 10 LG bodies

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 04:40
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Elections Commission Mahinda Desapriya said the 25 per cent woman representation could not be maintained in at least ten...


Maharagama UC: Independent group rejects claims of resigning

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 21:52
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Seven councilors of the Independent Group, which contested from the motor-bicycle symbol for the Maharagama Urban Counci...


Speaker to rule on national Govt. tomorrow

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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said today he would inform Parliament whether the national government was still in existence and...


Govt. withdrew 150 warrants on LTTE terrorists: Udayanga

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 20:20
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Although the yahapalana government is attempting to obtain an Interpol ‘Red Warrant’ on him it had withdrawn...


One injured in shooting in Borella

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A 33-year-old man was injured after he was shot at in Cotta Road, Borella while he was travelling in a car, a short whil...


Local Govt. bodies likely to be exempted

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Parliament was informed that the 25 per cent representation of women in local government bodies would be implemented, ot...


Will challenge Active Liability Management Bill in SC: JO

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 16:28
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The joint opposition (JO) said today it would file legal action in the Supreme Court challenging the Active Liability Ma...


Providing Tabs to students halted

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 15:32
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On the instructions of President Sirisena, the Cabinet today decided to suspend the programme to provide Advanced Level ...


Edu. Minister suspends leadership programme

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 14:10
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Education minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam today instructed the Education Ministry Secretary to suspend the leadership p...


Debate on Bond, PRECIFAC reports postponed indefinitely

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 14:09
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The debate on the Bond Commission report and the PRECIFAC Report, which was scheduled to be taken up in Parliament today...


Army contingent leaves for UN Peacekeeping in Lebanon

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 13:12
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The first batch of the Sri Lanka Army's 12th Force Protection Company (FPC) consisting of two officers and fourteen ...


Gayantha to cover SF’s Ministry

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 12:18
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Lands and Parliamentary Reforms Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka had been assigned to cover the duties of the Regional De...


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