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Wijeyadasa on Wimal: 'Prove innocence before going on hunger strike'

Thursday, 23 March 2017 20:22

Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said today MP Wimal Weerawansa should prove in court that he had not misused a single state vehicle instead of going on a hunger strike. Responding to an allegation made by the joint opposition that there was political r..

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President meets Vladimir Putin

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Cartoon of the day

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Warrant issued for arrest of Commissioner of DMT

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Kaduwela Additional Magistrate Prasanna Alwis yesterday issued a warrant for the arrest of Commissioner of the Departmen...


Pera university launches research: To find anti-venom serums for 3 poisonous snakes

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At least 7 species of highly poisonous snakes have been recovered in the country and there are no anti-venom serums foun...


President to take crucial decisions soon: Yapa

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President Maithripala Sirisena is to take several crucial politically and economically important decisions over the next...


COPE summons SPC top officials

Friday, 24 March 2017 02:32
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The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) in Parliament has summoned top officials of the State Pharmaceuticals Corpora...


Wimal's daughter refuses to eat; admitted to hospital

Friday, 24 March 2017 01:29
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National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa’s daughter was admitted to the Lady Ridgeway Hospital yesterd...


SL strongly condemns terrorist attack on UK Parliament

Thursday, 23 March 2017 22:16
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Sri Lanka is shocked by the terrorist attack at the British Parliament yesterday, resulting in death and injury, the For...


UNHRC resolution on SL adopted without a vote, gives 2 more years

Thursday, 23 March 2017 20:46
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UN Human Rights Council today adopted a resolution, which Promoted reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sr...


Avant-Garde captain granted bail

Thursday, 23 March 2017 19:19
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The Ukrainian captain of the controversial Avant-Garde vessel, Gennady Garvlov who was in remand custody for over nine m...


Ready to help MS to consolidate power -JO

Thursday, 23 March 2017 18:25
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The Joint Opposition (JO) today said it was ready to support President Maithripala Sirisena to topple the ‘Wickrem...


London attack: ISIS claims responsibility

Thursday, 23 March 2017 18:15
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Islamic State claims responsibility for attack outside UK parliament in London, Amag News Agency reported ...


Wimal's hunger strike continues

Thursday, 23 March 2017 17:14
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NFF Leader and MP Wimal Weerawansa is continuing the hunger strike that he started in the remand prison, Prisons Commiss...


One killed and two injured in accident on E01

Thursday, 23 March 2017 16:35
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An individual died and two others were injured when a crew cab crashed into their car in the Millaniya area on the South...


Russia, SL discuss delivery contract of warship

Thursday, 23 March 2017 15:49
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Russia and Sri Lanka are in discussions over a contract on the delivery of Gepard 3.9-class frigates to Colombo, the dep...


Welikada demo: Nine JO MPs noticed to be in Court

Thursday, 23 March 2017 15:00
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Colombo Additional Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake today noticed nine joint opposition MPs including Dinesh Gunawardana and...


Pay special attention to the Yashodara Balika incident: Sobitha Thera

Thursday, 23 March 2017 13:15
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Authorities should pay special attention when investigating the incident where students from Mahanama College had forcib...


Dhammaloka Thera released on bail

Thursday, 23 March 2017 12:00
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Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera has been released on bail by Colombo Additional Magistrate Dulani Amarasinghe today, after h...


Navy arrests 16 Indian fishermen

Thursday, 23 March 2017 11:31
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The Sri Lanka Navy has arrested Sixteen Indian fishermen had been arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy for violating maritime ...


Activist fined for screening ‘No fire Zone’ in Malaysia

Thursday, 23 March 2017 10:59
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Activist Lena Hendry was on Thursday (23) fined RM10,000 (apprx 2200 US Dollar) in default one year's jail by a Mala...


Rajinikanth to unveil housing scheme in Jaffna

Thursday, 23 March 2017 10:36
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Superstar Rajinikanth will hand over keys to 150 homes built for Tamils by Gnanam Foundation on April 9 in Jaffna, Sri L...


Brothel raided in Mt Lavinia, 3 women arrested

Thursday, 23 March 2017 10:10
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Three women, including the manager of a brothel at Attidiya, Mount Lavinia, were arrested by the Mt. Lavinia Police yest...


Update: 5 dead, 40 injured in London attack

Thursday, 23 March 2017 09:20
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Five people have died and at least 40 were injured after an attacker drove a car along a pavement in Westminster, stabbe...


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