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Opposing me is nothing significant: Ravi

Thursday, 26 April 2018 18:15

UNP MP Ravi Karunanayake today said a handful of people who opposed his appointment as the Assistant Leader of the party is something which has no significance. “Only one or two persons have opposed my appointment as the Assistant Leader. Therefore, it ..

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Preparing for Vesak

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Cartoon of the day

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Union Bank Retail SME Awards

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Crowd-funding page to raise funds for Renuka’s son

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The Toronto Maha Vihara Buddhist temple has set up a crowd-funding page to raise funds for the 7-year-old son of Renuka ...


Minister vows action after Yala bear saga

Friday, 27 April 2018 04:17
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While stating that there is a threat to wildlife in the Yala National Park due to the action of some people, Wildlife Mi...


British tourist raped in SL hotel denied compensation

Thursday, 26 April 2018 23:36
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A British tourist, who was allegedly raped at a luxury hotel in Sri Lanka during a holiday to the island in 2010, had be...


CID in progress of extradition if Mahendran located

Thursday, 26 April 2018 20:53
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The CID informed Court today that legal preparations are underway in relation with the extradition of former CBSL govern...


Won’t allow to abolish executive presidency: NFF

Thursday, 26 April 2018 19:03
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The National Freedom Front (NFF) today said it would never allow the JVP proposal on abolishing the executive presidency...


ICC grants T20I status to all 104 member nations

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) today granted T20I status to all its 104 member nations – both men and wom...


President asks electrical engineers to halt their scheduled TU action

Thursday, 26 April 2018 17:01
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President Maithripala Sirisena today requested the electrical engineers to halt their scheduled trade union action on Ma...


CID records statement from ex-SAITM CEO

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The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today recorded a statement from former SAITM CEO Dr. Sameera Senaratne over ...


India to send Sacred Sarnath Buddhist relics for Vesak

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The sacred Buddhist relics of Sarnath, India will be sent to Sri Lanka on the occasion of Vesak, the Indian High Commiss...


Ten protesting uni. students arrested

Thursday, 26 April 2018 16:00
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At least 10 university students including a Buddihist monk were arrested by the Borella Police over attempting to enter ...


Two SLFP organizers for Colombo, Gampaha

Thursday, 26 April 2018 15:43
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Mr. Ajith Basnayake was appointed as SLFP organizer for Gampaha Electorate while Mr. Chaminda Kumara Sudusinghe was appo...


Police tear-gas IUBF protest

Thursday, 26 April 2018 15:20
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Police used tear-gas and water cannon to disperse protesting undergraduates of the Inter University Bhikku Federation (I...


UNP WC ratifies names proposed by politburo for top party posts

Thursday, 26 April 2018 13:51
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The UNP Working Committee this morning ratified the names proposed by the United National Party (UNP) politburo for the ...


Avant Garde case: Rtd. Navy officer arrested

Thursday, 26 April 2018 13:16
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Retired Navy Lieutenant Millaniyage Samudra Nilupul De Kostha was arrested this morning by the Criminal Investigation De...


Joseph Michael resigns from UNP WC over Ravi’s appointment

Thursday, 26 April 2018 12:19
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Senior UNPer Joseph Michael Perera said today he had resigned from the party's Working Committee as a protest agains...


Eraj Fernando appointed H’tota Mayor

Thursday, 26 April 2018 12:00
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Beliatta SLFP organizer Eraj Ravindra Fernando, who was involved in the “toy pistol’ case several years ago,...


Aloysius, Palisena re-remanded

Thursday, 26 April 2018 11:28
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Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) Owner Arjun Aloysius and its CEO Kasun Palisena, who were arrested by the CID over th...


Vesak week declared from April 26 to May 2

Thursday, 26 April 2018 10:27
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April 29 and 30 were declared as the Vesak days for this year while the Vesak week was declared from April 26 to May 2, ...


Car found floating in Viyana canal

Thursday, 26 April 2018 10:10
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A car had been found floating in the Viyana canal in Mahiyanganaya early this morning and a resident of the area had inf...


Mid-air bomb threat: Lankan to face court for pre-sentence hearing

Thursday, 26 April 2018 08:52
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The Sri Lankan student who threatened to set off a bomb on board a flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur is due to face ...


Flight diverted to Mattala due to bad weather

Thursday, 26 April 2018 07:58
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The Oman Air Boeing 737 flight which was scheduled to land at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake w...


President promises far reaching reforms to the party

Thursday, 26 April 2018 07:55
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President Maithripala Sirisena reportedly promised to introduce political reforms to Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) with...


16 rebels kept mum about sitting in Opposition: Samarasinghe

Thursday, 26 April 2018 04:58
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The SLFP rebel group of 16 who quit the ‘Unity Government’ after supporting the No Faith Motion against the ...


11 pandals in Colombo on Vesak Day: Police

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 23:56
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While stating that 3,000 police personnel will be deployed on Vesak Day for the security of the people and traffic contr...


Restriction on pandals: Not a Govt. decision, but a ministerial request

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 22:15
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While stating that the proposal to restrict Pandals on Vesak and Poson Poya Days is not a governmental decision, but a m...


JVP to discuss 20A with all factions

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 21:56
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today they would discuss the Draft Bill of the 20th Amendment with all factions...


SLMC rejects foreign medical team to hold clinics in SL

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 21:13
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The Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) rejected to register a foreign medical team of around 150 members who had sought ap...


UNP names Akila, Kabir, Navin, Ruwan and Harsha for party positions

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 20:43
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The United National Party (UNP) politburo today named Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam as the General Secretar...


More than 1,500 of PC vehicles not in running condition

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 19:43
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More than 1,500 Government-owned vehicles under the purview of the nine Provincial Councils were not in running conditio...


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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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