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Trishaw driver who made sexual gestures to woman remanded

A trishaw driver who had made sexual gestures to a woman who was driving a car on March 15, was remanded till April 1, Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara told Daily Mirror today.

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Air Force, Navy fleet not replenished in four years: MS

President Maithripala Sirisena told the Cabinet meeting yesterday that the fleet of military vessels

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Forensic audit on CB bond scam - Cabinet calls for report on selecting experts

The Cabinet yesterday decided to a call for a report within three months on the steps taken to selec

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Tabs for primary and secondary students in future: Akila

Steps will be taken to provide tabs to primary and secondary students to help their studies in the f

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Bandula says Budget debate violating SOs

The committee stage debate on the Budget is continuing in Parliament in violation of Standing Order

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Vacancies for two hangmen - 79 applicants to be interviewed

Seventy nine candidates from the 102 applicants have been selected for interviews for the Hangman’

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No UNHRC resolutions against SL since 2015: Mangala

In response to Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa calling for the withdrawal of Sri Lanka’s co-sp

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Govt. and Opp. MPs pressure Excise Dept. to issue licenses to Aloysius’ distillery

JVP MP Nalinda Jayatissa said today that some government and opposition MPs were pressuring Excise D

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N’cholai breakdown: Generator still to be connected

Although the cause for the shutting down of the unit-2 generator at the Norochcholai coal power plan

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AIADMK manifesto included int’l probe on SL civil war

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) in its manifesto for the upcoming Indian Lok S

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Protesting Uni. students tear-gassed

Police fired tear gas and used water cannons to disperse protesting students outside the University

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Protestors block Matara train: demand bamboo gates back

A Matara bound train from Kandy had been blockaded by a group of protesters at the Abeygunawardana C

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Lotus Road closed due to protest

The Galle Face Road from NSA Roundabout to Lotus Road in Colombo has been temporarily closed due to

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Nalaka de Silva further remanded

Former DIG of the Terrorist Investigation Division (TID), Nalaka de Silva was further remanded until

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OIC & PC arrested for aiding treasure hunting

OIC of the Echchanmkulam Police Station in Vavuniya, IP Subhash Kumara Ariyaratne and a police const

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Karannagoda arrives at CID for the third day

Former Navy Commander Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda arrived at the Criminal Investigation Department

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Sagala slams Wimal’s allegation

Ports and Shipping Minister Sagala Rathnayake refuted the allegation levelled by MP Wimal Weerawansa

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‘Raththaran’ resigns from SPC

UPFA Southern Provincial Council member Krishantha Pushpakumara, alias ‘Raththaran’, resigned fr

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Presidential candidate should be able to win over the middleclass - Champika

Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka, who is widely seen as an aspira

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In conversation with Nishi Uggalle: Child genius places herself behind Einstein and Hawking

It would be a nerve-wrecking experience for a 12-year-old to answer degree-level questions within se

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We Must Embrace modernity Kalinga Indatissa

The newly elected President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) Kalinga Indatissa Presidents

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‘Challenge is to prevent the influx of drugs to the country’

Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva assumed office as the 23rd Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy in January. H

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Cartoon of the day

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Sometime ago people had the habit of leveling allegations against certain authorities that they were

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Politician Involved in Acquiring Property

A Minister’s name is associated with the activities of an alleged fraudster to retain a highly res

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Resolving issues of apartment owners CMA offers special treatment to influential parties

The double standards followed by the Condominium Management Authority (CMA) has now come to light fo

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Did Caasl Mislead SLAF? Landing and take off of private aircraft from China Bay Air Force airstrip

Controversy surrounds how a foreign private aircraft, said to be carrying  ‘investors’ to the c

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He built three houses while begging for 25 years

A blind man (65) who had been begging on trains for 25 years which had enabled him to build three houses and own a bank accou

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Deceased mother had partaken of fried fish on alms giving day

The story of a deceased mother visiting her home on the seventh day and eating a slice of fried fish from the Pideni Thattuwa

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Fat rat gets stuck in Manhole cover, rescue wins hearts online

A heartwarmingly hilarious incident occurred in Germany earlier this week when a chubby rat got stuck halfway out of a sewer

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Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera tabled the Budget for the year 2019, with a special focus on a liberal outward-oriented economic policy and growth powered by private enterprise. Do you think t