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Gota's economic policy same as ours: Malik

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 18:45

International Trade and Development Strategies Minister Malik Samarawickrama today congratulated former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa for the comments he made on Sri Lanka’s economic policy. “Mr. Rajapaksa in his recent statement said India..

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Donations to a Buddhist Temple

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Cartoon of the day

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Re - Max Annual Convocation

Monday, 14 May 2018 12:47

Mahendran played key role in singing FTA: Dayasiri

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 23:10
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SLFP MP Dayasiri Jayasekara alleged today that former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran, who was in Singapore, had ...


Mullivaikkal Remembrance Day: NUTA unhappy about Jaffna undergrads involvement

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 20:36
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The National University Teachers' Association (NUTA) today registered their protest with the Jaffna university autho...


SLC raises salaries of national players

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 17:38
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The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has raised the wages of national players by 34 per cent for the period of 2018/19, following...


Mangala invites MR for public debate on national debt

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 16:45
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Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said today that he would like to invite former President Mahinda Rajapaksa for a pu...


Finance Ministry Ad on Crude Oil: JO to refer matter to COPA

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 15:35
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The joint opposition said today it was hoping to request the Committee on Public Accounts (COPA) to summon the Finance M...


CMC employee injured in accident

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 13:24
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An employee of the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) was hospitalised when he fell into an elevator shaft at the Municipal...


IP Rangajeewa and Lamahewa re-remanded

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Police Narcotic Bureau Inspector Neomal Rangajeewa and Prisons Department Commissioner Emil Ranjan Lamahewa, who were in...


12.5% bus fare hike from midnight; Rs.12 for the first segment

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 12:26
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The Cabinet has approved a 12.5% bus fare hike with the fare Rs. 12 for the first segment of the journey with effect fro...


Mahanama, Dissanayake re-remanded till June 5

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 11:45
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President Maithripala Sirisena's former chief of staff I.H.K. Mahanama and State Timber Corporation (STC) former cha...


Navy rescues 172 marooned flood victims

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 10:52
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At least 172 people including nine pregnant women, marooned by the flood waters, were rescued by the Navy. ...


Four-way battle for SLC Presidency

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 09:57
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Incumbent Thilanga Sumathipala will face familiar foes Jayantha Dharmadasa and Nishantha Ranatunga in his bid to remain ...


Johann Peries second Sri Lankan to summit Mt. Everest

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 08:19
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Sri Lanka's Johann Peries successfully summited the 29,030 feet of Mount Everest at 5.55 a.m in Nepal time today. ...


SLPP will contest future elections under lotus bud: GL

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 06:44
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Ahead of talks between the 16-member Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) group and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri La...


JVP to present 20A in parliament today

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 02:18
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said yesterday it would today present the 20th Amendment to the Constitution on abol...


Rainfall of more than 300mm in some areas

Monday, 21 May 2018 20:52
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The heavy rains in the onset of the Southwest Monsoon has exceeded 300mm in some areas by this morning, the Department o...


GMOA blames Epidemiology Unit for its silence

Monday, 21 May 2018 19:42
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Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) today said that the Epidemiology Unit is inactive and had not take...


Emissions from N'cholai Power Plant: No apparent effect on Sri Maha Bodhi

Monday, 21 May 2018 17:33
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Emissions from the Norochcholai Power Plant do not appear to have caused any adverse effect to the sacred Sri Maha Bodhi...


Viral disease in South: Pre and primary schools closed

Monday, 21 May 2018 16:02
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All preschools in the Southern Province will remain closed this week while the primary section of other schools sit...


President instructs to provide immediate relief

Monday, 21 May 2018 14:53
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President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed relevant authorities to provide immediate relief to the victims of the adv...


30 regional forensic experts in Colombo for ICRC Summit

Monday, 21 May 2018 13:43
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About 30 senior forensic specialists and policymakers from the regional countries would gather in Colombo for the t...


Mangala knows I can, that’s why false propaganda: Gota

Monday, 21 May 2018 12:03
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Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa on Sunday said Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera was spreading false pro...


Water level increasing in several rivers: People warned of possible floods

Monday, 21 May 2018 11:28
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People living in downstream of Nilvala, Gin Ganga, Kalu, Kelani, Mahaweli, Attanagalu Oya and Ma Oya rivers were advised...


President reduces Rajitha's delegation to 14 from 20

Monday, 21 May 2018 10:24
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President Maithripala Sirisena has pruned Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne 's delegation to attend the 70th sum...


SL immigrant stabbed to death in UK

Monday, 21 May 2018 09:43
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A man stabbed to death in south London was identified as a Sri Lankan immigrant who moved to the UK in search of a new l...


Avissawella-Kegalle Main Road inundated at Thalduwa

Monday, 21 May 2018 08:16
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The vehicular movement along the Avissawella-Kegalle Main Road has been hampered due to the overflowing of the Seethawak...


Monsoon wreaks havoc: Claims four lives, six missing

Sunday, 20 May 2018 23:20
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The South West monsoon has wreaked havoc in many parts of the country already claiming four lives while six remain missi...


New laws to protect Buddhist religious sites: Wijeyadasa

Sunday, 20 May 2018 21:06
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Higher Education and Cultural Affairs Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said the government was considering amending the ex...


NBRO issues landslide warnings for 9 districts including Colombo

Sunday, 20 May 2018 20:11
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Landslide warnings have been issued to Kalutara, Kegalle, Ratnapura, Kurunegala, Nuwara-Eliya, Badulla, Galle, Colombo a...


Water levels increasing-- Be vigilant: DMC

Sunday, 20 May 2018 18:52
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Disaster Management Centre (DMC) today warned the people living along the downstream of the Gin Ganga, Attanagalu Oya an...


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Husband smacks driver of hearse transporting wife’s body

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An incident where the husband of a dead woman had assaulted the driver of the hearse carrying her body and the driver lo...


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...


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