Kotakethana killing: Three accused acquitted

Thursday, 28 May 2015 12:11

The three accused who were charged with the killing of a mother and her daughter at Kotakethana in July 2012 were acquitted by Colombo High Court Judge Devika De Livera Tennakone today.

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DG Customs was victim of misuse of power: JVP

Thursday, 28 May 2015 21:20
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The Director General of Customs was compelled to resign as a result of undue influence being brought to bear on him by a...


Tense situ in Kahawatta

Thursday, 28 May 2015 19:02
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A tense situation was prevailed in Kahawatta a short while ago, when a group of people from Kotakethana arrived at Kahaw...


​Tiran quizzed again

Thursday, 28 May 2015 18:31
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Businessman Tiran Alles, who is at the centre of a controversy for improper financial dealings running into millions of ...


​Shashi sends sick note to FCID

Thursday, 28 May 2015 18:01
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Shashi Weerawansa, the wife of MP Wimal Weerawansa, who was asked to report to the Police Financial Crime Investigation ...


Neranjan resigns from Kandy MC

Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:18
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Opposition Leader of the Kandy Municipal Council (UNP) Neranjan Wijeyeratne said today that he resigned from his post in...


Lankan doctor faces trial over husband's death

Thursday, 28 May 2015 14:51
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A doctor accused of murdering her husband during a domestic dispute in Western Australia's Mid West region will stan...


Video: No-faith motion against Ranil on June 9: Aluthgamage

Thursday, 28 May 2015 13:33
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UPFA parliamentarian Mahindananda Aluthgamage said today the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremes...


Electoral reforms: Cabinet fails to reach agreement

Thursday, 28 May 2015 13:27
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Despite last ditch attempts Cabinet, last night, failed once again to reach consensus on the proposed electoral reforms,...


Johnston released on bail

Thursday, 28 May 2015 11:55
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Former Minister Johnston Fernando was released on bail by the Kurunegala Magistrate a short while ago. ...


Video: EC wants self-regulation for media

Thursday, 28 May 2015 11:01
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Election Commissioner Mahinda Desapriya said yesterday he would initiate discussions with private media institutions to ...


No need to change President or Prime Minister- Champika

Thursday, 28 May 2015 10:06
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Power and Energy Minister and Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) general secretary Patali Champika Ranawaka said yesterday that ...


I was not allowed to work freely: Vijith Vijayamuni

Thursday, 28 May 2015 09:15
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UPFA MP Vijith Wijayamuni Zoysa said yesterday that he was not allowed to work freely in the Wildlife Ministry as its su...


No dissolution till 20A enacted-Rathana Thera

Thursday, 28 May 2015 08:36
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Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) chairman and Pivithuru Hetak convenor, the Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera said yesterday that ...


Video: Regulate population growth -BBS

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 20:36
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The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Organisation today explained the policies of their proposed political party and said they had a...


Blood ‘stolen’ from 49-year-old woman

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 18:21
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A 49-year-old woman today complained to the Wattala police that unknown person or persons had drawn her blood when she h...


Basil’s FR fixed for June 4,5

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 17:00
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The hearing of the Fundamental Rights Petition filed by UPFA MP Basil Rajapaksa seeking an interim order to release him ...


It was Keheliya who wanted to rejoin UNP: Hashim

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 16:32
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The United National Party (UNP) never wooed former media minister Keheliya Rambukwella to join the party, General Secret...


I never betrayed the SLFP: Pavithra

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 15:23
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Parliamentarian Pavithra Wanniarachchi, who resigned from her ministerial portfolio recently, said today that she did no...


Shashi summoned to FCID

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 14:14
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Former minister Wimal Weerwansa’s wife Shashi has been summoned to the Financial Crime Investigation Division (FCI...


Tiran Alles won’t be arrested till June 11: AG

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 13:03
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The Attorney General today assured that Parliamentarian Tiran Alles would not be arrested till the Supreme Court give...


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Think tank renews call for major economic reforms

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Colombo-based think tank, the Pathfinder Foundation, yesterday renewed its call for sweeping economic reforms and cautioned that otherwise Sri Lanka would inevitably have to face successive crises in ... Read More...


Etihad airways wins three coveted world travel awards including middle east’s leading airline

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 12:17 | 7659 views

For the ninth consecutive year, Etihad Airways has been named The Middle East’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards Middle East. The prestigious gala ceremony was held last night at the F... Read More...