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Why build another if Galle stadium won’t be removed? Mahela

Friday, 20 July 2018 17:02

Former Cricket captain Mahela Jayawardena today asked what was the purpose behind constructing a second stadium in Galle if the current one would not be removed. “Why do you need another stadium in Galle if you are not removing the current one? Just cha..

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1,000 teachers appointed

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Cartoon of the day

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Swim Week Colombo 2018 Afterparty

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Indian nabbed with ‘Ice’ worth 9.6 mn at BIA

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A 50- year-old Indian was taken into custody with Methamphetamine (Ice) worth Rs 9.6 million in his possession by the Po...


Power Upgrade: disruptions expects at times

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The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) would upgrade 132 kilovolt (kV) cable network system that feeds electricity to the en...


Railway work-to-rule campaign from Sunday midnight: Union

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The Railway Technical Services Trade Union Committee (RTSTUC) yesterday said that they would launch a work-to-rule campa...


Import-Export Controller arrested while soliciting bribe

Friday, 20 July 2018 20:30
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Controller of the Import and Export Control Department was arrested by the Bribery Commission (BC) officials at a famous...


Vandersay gets one-year suspended sentence

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Cricketer Jeffrey Vandersay was given a one-year suspension from all forms of international cricket, which will stand su...


TID records statement from 'Rivira' Associate Editor

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The Terrorist Investigation Division (TID) yesterday recorded a statement from ‘Rivira’ Sunday newspaper Ass...


16 SLFP rebels to join Ekabadda Podu Jana Peramuna

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The 16-member SLFP group said today they had decided to join the ‘Ekabadda Podu Jana Peramuna,’ a grand alli...


Galle stadium to remain; another one to be built: Govt.

Friday, 20 July 2018 16:23
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The Galle International Cricket Stadium would not be removed but only an unauthorized pavilion at the stadium would be r...


SL says it has made great strides in eradicating child labour

Friday, 20 July 2018 15:01
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Sri Lanka has made great strides in eradicating child labour by establishing Child Labour Free Zones (CLF...


Court issues notice on Gota

Friday, 20 July 2018 11:39
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The Colombo Additional Magistrate today issued notice on seven suspects including former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Raja...


Man sentenced to death over killing three youths

Friday, 20 July 2018 10:43
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The Colombo High Court today delivered death sentence on a man who was found guilty of killing three youths at Wellampit...


Top salaries of SriLankan publicised on RTIC order

Friday, 20 July 2018 08:24
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Following an order from the Right to Information Commission (RTIC) during the hearing of the RTI appeal filed by the Air...


MR violated country’s sovereignty by accepting bribe from China: Kabir

Friday, 20 July 2018 06:35
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Minister of Highways Kabir Hashim yesterday charged that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa had not only accepted a brib...


Eight vie for Executioner Post

Friday, 20 July 2018 04:48
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Eight applications had been received by the Prisons Department for the post of Executioner by yesterday, the Department ...


Opposition questions delay in Bond Report

Friday, 20 July 2018 02:34
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The Opposition yesterday questioned the delay in presenting the English and Tamil translations of Bond Commission report...


Magistrate warns Officers to take care of suspects

Friday, 20 July 2018 01:25
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Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne yesterday sternly warned the Prison Authority Officers to provide necessary attention to...


Giving Mattala Airport to India dangerous: JVP

Thursday, 19 July 2018 23:22
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Transferring the Mattala International Airport to India was a threat to the national security and the sovereignty of the...


Ukraine detains illegal migrants from SL, India

Thursday, 19 July 2018 22:36
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Thirteen illegal immigrants from Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh had been detained by the Ukrainian border guards of the...


Only two MPs drafted new Constitution: Dayasiri

Thursday, 19 July 2018 21:17
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Opposition today charged that two MPs namely M. A. Sumanthiran and Jayampathi Wickramaratne had carried out a conspiracy...


SIM in Aloysius’ jail used by underworld figure: SDSG

Thursday, 19 July 2018 20:19
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One of the SIM cards recovered from the remand prison cell of Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena had been used by an unde...


GMOA threaten countrywide work stoppage next week

Thursday, 19 July 2018 19:35
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The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) today said they would launch a countrywide work stoppage next ...


PM’s office condemns threats against HRC Chairperson

Thursday, 19 July 2018 18:45
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The Prime Minister’s Office today strongly condemned the ‘malicious’ statements made against Sri Lanka...


Ex- SAITM CEO granted bail

Thursday, 19 July 2018 17:53
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Former SAITM CEO Dr. Sameera Senaratne who was in remand custody over the shooting which took place in Malabe last year ...


TID summons Rivira journalist over news item

Thursday, 19 July 2018 17:02
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The Associate Editor of Rivira Sunday newspaper Tissa Ravindra Perera has been summoned by the Terrorist Investigation D...


Human Rights Council is UN’s greatest failure: US

Thursday, 19 July 2018 16:47
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United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley on Wednesday said the Human Rights Council was the UN's ...


UK MP Paisley urged to quit over holidays funded by SL govt.

Thursday, 19 July 2018 15:35
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A Democratic Unionist MP is facing calls to quit after a watchdog recommended his suspension from the House of Commons f...


FB to remove misinformation following episodes in SL

Thursday, 19 July 2018 15:20
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Facebook, which faces growing criticism for posts that have incited violence in some countries including Sri Lanka, said...


Fmr. Akurana Divisional Secretary sentenced to five years RI

Thursday, 19 July 2018 12:50
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Former Akurana Divisional Secretary Mohammed Haneefa Mohammed Niyaz had been sentenced to five-year rigorous imprisonmen...


9-hour water cut in Colombo

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The water supply to several areas in Colombo would be interrupted for nine hours from 9 p.m. tomorrow (20) to 6 a.m. on ...


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Six young girls between 18 and 21 years, said to be private tuition students of Kurunegala had recently created chaos in...


Wanted Air Force deserter arrested after 15 years

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An Air Force deserter, Dileepa Kumaratunga alias Samantha was arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) at the Banda...


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