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CC goes above Legislature, Executive, Judiciary: Prez

President Maithripala Sirisena said today the Constitutional Council (CC) had gone above all three arms of the government; the Legislature, the Executive and the Judiciary.

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  Shammi Silva becomes President of SLC
  Will reveal names of eight politicians’ sons who use drugs: Ranjan

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Delay in PC polls: EC says Legislature, SC should address concerns

It is up to the Legislature and the Supreme Court (SC) to sort out the imbroglio over the delay in c

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Army chief requests for mass production of modern artillery

Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake had requested the Centre for Research and Develo

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Saudi sisters fleeing country via SL stopped in Hong Kong

Two young Saudi sisters in Hong Kong had said on Thursday they had been intercepted by Saudi officia

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Cruelty to elephants: British MP wants tourism to SL, Myanmar discouraged

A British MP, who raised the cruelty towards elephant issue in parliament, asked what steps the UK G

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Names of cocaine users not given in writing: Speaker

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya informed Parliament today that State Minister Ranjan Ramanayake had not subm

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6-month amnesty period for illegal immigrants in Jordan

The Jordanian Government has declared a six-month amnesty period for illegal immigrants to leave the

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Change CC composition to keep politicos aside: Jayampathi

The composition of the Constitutional Council (CC) should be changed in order to keep politicians ou

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Protesting Uni. students tear-gassed

Police fired tear-gas and used water cannons to disperse protesting students of the University of th

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Management faculty of J’pura University closed

The Management faculty of the Sri Jayewardenepura University has been closed indefinitely following

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Parliament Road closed

Parliament Road from Polduwa Junction, Battaramulla is temporarily closed because of a protest being

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Tense situation at Rupavahini premises

A number of employees of Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation carried out a protest at the corporation p

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Govt. Service Executive Officers to launch strike on Feb. 27

Government Service Executive Officers have decided to launch a countrywide token strike on February

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Kopay Acting OIC arrested over assault on journalist

The acting OIC of the Kopay Police Station Inspector (IP) E.G. Gunaratne has been arrested for alleg

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Two VPs, Secretary elected to SLC: Ranatungas stumped

Ravin Wickramaratne and K. Mathivanan have been elected as vice presidents of Sri Lanka Cricket defe

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How can there be freedom without discipline ? - Gotabaya

Since the defeat of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa four years ago, there has been speculation in

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‘We’re bringing discipline to the Fiscal Policy’

Non-Cabinet Minister of Economic Reforms and Public Distribution Dr. Harsha de Silva spoke to the D

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The cultural content that informed Sinhala nationalism is changing -Dr. Harshana Rambukwella

Dr. Harshana Rambukwella is an academic with an interest in literary history, postcolonial theory an

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Road accidents on the rise

Road accidents are on the rise and have come to a peak in recent times with fatal accidents causing

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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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Inside Story of the First - Ever Foreign Indictment of A Lankan Ambassador

It was revealed last month that former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Washington D.C., Jaliya Chitran Wic

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Child hit by principal for saying butterflies don't have legs

A 6-year-old student, who allegedly received a whack on the back of his body from his principal for writing that butterflies

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When the dumb beggar started talking

The Central Bus Stand in Pettah is a crowded and busy place at any given time. In addition to passengers are waiting for buse

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Live worms in meat curry served at wedding party

Embilipitiya Magistrate K.P.R.L Widanagamage (Ms) ordered on Saturday (26) to release a Manager of a festival hall in Embilip

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Businessman robbed while giving donation for sick child

The Negombo Division Crime Investigation Unit said that they had arrested a gang of three who had robbed a sum of Rs.170,000

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Player assaulted by coach

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Video clip of Madush's party

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Flash Mob at BIA

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Port City completes its reclamation process

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President Maithripala Sirisena announced last week that he wanted to resume capital punishment for drug traffickers within the next two months. Sri Lanka has not executed anyone since 1976, and instea


'Super Round’ makes rugby more competitive – Illyas

The latest addition to the Sri Lanka club rugby season, the ‘SuperRound’ would make the league c

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Foreigners return for bottom-half clubs

The Inter-Club League Rugby Tournament bottom-half clubs from last season would be eligible to field

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Defenders regain DCL football title

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Golden Gauder extends CH winning run

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SL told to negotiate more realistic budget deficit target with IMF

The Sri Lankan government and International Monetary Fund (IMF) may need to negotiate a more realistic and acceptable budget deficit target that allows the economy to grow at a higher pace, according to Standard Chartered Bank’s global research tea

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The Microsoft, Amazon, IBM & Google Clouds Enable Emerging Technologies - And Everything Else

Are there any questions left about the comprehensiveness of cloud services? Why would companies insist upon on-premise applications development or hosting? Cloud business cases have long since been validated and it won’t be long until just about all applications and data are hosted in someone’s cloud. But there’s a special products category worth

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