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Min. Musthapha against removing unauthorized buildings in Mirissa

Sunday, 22 April 2018 20:19

Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faiszer Musthapha today opposed the Coastal Conservation Department’s decision to remove unauthorized constructions along the coastal belt in Mirissa by May 1. He explained that the decision made by t..

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“Kokila Wasantha” New Year fest

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Cartoon of the day

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Unveiling Jaguar All New E PACE

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 12:37

Polls this year if approved by Parliament: EC

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 23:06
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Elections Commission (EC) Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said today if Parliament approves the delimitation report on Provi...


Police liaising with Interpol to bring back Udayanga, Mahendran: Minister

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 22:05
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Law and Order Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara today said that necessary action is already in place to bring in wanted, ...


The 16 SLFPers vow to expose frauds in Govt.

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 20:41
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Former Minister Chandima Weerakkody said today the 16 former SLFP ministers, state and deputy ministers who quit the yah...


CCD to go ahead and remove illegal structures despite minister’s phone calls

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 20:03
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The Coast Conservation Department (CCD) Director General Prabath Chandrakeerthi today told the Daily Mirror that Ministe...


Scarcity of funds: Bond market likely to collapse, says Bandula

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 18:37
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While claiming that the Central Bank of Sri Lanka lacked sufficient funds to pay back the Treasury bonds and bills befor...


Eastern Province doctors threaten work stoppage

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 16:51
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Doctors attached to all Government Hospitals in the Eastern Province warned that they will launch a strike after Thursda...


Court re-issues arrest warrant against Jaliya Wickramasuriya

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 14:46
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Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne today re-issued an open warrant against former Sri Lankan Ambassador to the US, ...


IP Rangajeewa and Lamahewa re-remanded

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 13:06
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Police Narcotic Bureau Inspector Neomal Rangajeewa and Prisons Department Commissioner Emil Ranjan Lamahewa, who were in...


Int'l recognition needed for Cabinet posts: President

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 13:01
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President Maithripala Sirisena has said that when appointing a Cabinet minister, the person selected must not only be ac...


Heavy traffic at Ceramic Junction

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 12:41
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Heavy traffic was reported near the Ceramic Junction in Colombo due to a protest carried out by a group of unemployed gr...


Inter-country adoption racket: SL adoptees to sue Dutch Govt.

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 12:16
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Sri Lankan adoptees in the Netherlands are to hold the Dutch government liable for knowing about the adoption racket dur...


Ranjan to take on corruption at SLC

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 11:01
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Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake yesterday claimed he had been questioned by Anti-Corruption officials of the Internati...


Cost-reflective fuel pricing formula yet to be finalised

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 10:12
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The cost-reflective pricing formula for petroleum has not been finalised yet and presenting it to the Cabinet will be de...


PM behind JVP’s proposal to remove executive presidency - PHU

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 09:03
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While stating that the Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) is against the proposal of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) to re...


UNP politburo meeting today

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 07:57
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The UNP politburo will meet today at Temple Trees to discuss the methodology to be followed when electing the main offic...


Van strikes pedestrians in Toronto, 10 killed

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 06:14
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A rented van plowed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and...


Country can move forward only under a non-partisan President: Wijeyadasa

Monday, 23 April 2018 20:39
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There is no point in forming national governments amidst a culture of levelling allegations against each other and it is...


Removing executive presidency not effective when 13A remains: Wimal

Monday, 23 April 2018 19:28
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The abolishment of the executive presidency is not a good move when the 13th Amendment to the Constitution remains as it...


29 injured in Norwood bus accident

Monday, 23 April 2018 18:43
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At least 29 people were injured and admitted to the Dickoya Hospital after a passenger bus travelling from Hatton to Sam...


Prorogation of Parliament: President signs second Gazette

Monday, 23 April 2018 18:20
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President Maithripala Sirisena today signed a gazette mentioning that the next Parliamentary session would be convened a...


GMOA to take TU action against KDU Bill

Monday, 23 April 2018 17:20
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The GMOA today said it would join other anti-SAITM groups to launch trade union action if the government attempts to pas...


Let Sajith, Navin bat for party: Ranjan tells UNP hierarchy

Monday, 23 April 2018 16:03
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UNPers such as Sajith Premadasa and Navin Dissanayake should be allowed to play a major role in running the party, Deput...


32 Chinese tourists, 4 North Koreans killed in bus crash

Monday, 23 April 2018 15:28
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Thirty-two Chinese tourists and four North Koreans died in a major bus accident in North Korea, the Reuters reported tod...


Mother, son found dead in Hiniduma

Monday, 23 April 2018 14:15
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A 32-year-old mother and her ten months old son were found dead in their house at Habarakada in Hiniduma this morning, P...


Attack on Kataragama Police: PS Chairman remanded

Monday, 23 April 2018 13:45
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Kataragama Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Chanaka Amila Rangana and two others were remanded till May 2 after they surrendere...


Kandy riots: Suspects further remanded

Monday, 23 April 2018 11:43
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Leader of the Mahasohon Balakaya Widana Pathiranage Amith Jeewan Weerasinghe, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Kundasale Prov...


No Chinese militarization of H’tota Port: PM

Monday, 23 April 2018 11:05
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has rejected the reports of Chinese militarization of the Hambantota Port.When Chine...


President returns

Monday, 23 April 2018 09:55
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President Maithripala Sirisena, who was in London to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), return...


Father, son hit by train in Wellawa

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A 30-year-old man and his 8-month-old son were hit by an express train travelling from Kankasanthurei to Matara at Palle...


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WEIRD NEWS

Man used son as shield while dealing drugs

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A man who was in the habit of peddling drugs on the pretext of taking his son to pre-school was nabbed by the police in ...


Thief, attacked by bees, made a hasty retreat minus his sarong

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A thief who had entered a poultry run in a Tea estate in Dumbara braving the rains to steal some fully grown fowls had t...


The woman's rage turned into laughter

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An interesting incident was reported from Pussellawa where a woman who burst into laughter when she saw the "thieve...


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