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Dickwella suspended by ICC for 2 limited-over matches

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 11:19

Niroshan Dickwella has been suspended for two limited-over matches after his accumulated demerit points reached five within a 24-month period following his latest breach of the ICC Code of Conduct for which he received a 30 per cent fine and two demerit points..

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Hearings commenced …

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 16:09
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Cartoon of the day

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The late D.B. Wijetunga’s daughter hospitalised

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 17:26
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The late President D.B. Wijetunga’s daughter Chithrangani Wijetunga was today admitted to a private hospital in Ka...


SL failed to end Police abuse: HRW

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 17:05
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The Sri Lankan government has not met its pledge to curtail police abuses prior to the March 2017 session of the United ...


Malaysian activist found guilty of screening ‘No Fire Zone’

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 16:37
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Malaysian activist was found guilty by the Magistrate's Court in Kuala Lumpur, today of screening a film - No Fire Z...


Dehiwela-Wellawatte Railway line closed for repair

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 16:15
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The costal railway line between Dehiwela and Wellawatte would be closed for three days from Thursday, February, 23 to re...


Won’t press for merger of North, East: India

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 15:34
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India will not be pressing Sri Lanka to merge the Northern and Eastern Provinces to form a single Tamil-majority, as env...


Statement recorded from CB Governor over bond issue

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 15:01
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Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajith Coomaraswamy today arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (CoI) to record...


Rathana Thera’s plan to join UNP a violation of MoU: JHU

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 14:39
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The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) said today the Ven. Athureliya Rathana Thera had reportedly met the United National Party...


Govt. must counter CBK remarks: GL

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 14:07
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Former External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris said today the Government should counter the remarks allegedly made by form...


Decision on SAITM after talking to all stakeholders: President

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 12:48
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The President said yesterday he would arrive at a fair decision with regard to private universities including SAITM in M...


Melbourne plane crash: Five killed as aircraft hits shopping centre

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 09:49
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Five people have died after a light plane crashed into a shopping centre in Melbourne, Australia. ...


Minor parties want LG polls under PR system

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 08:18
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Minor parties supporting the government had told Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe that the local government elections...


Constitution-making: I'll talk to President, PM on the delay: Jaishankar

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 07:12
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Visiting Indian Foreign Secretary (FS) S. Jaishankar assured the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) that he would raise delay...


Bond scam/SPC hearings commence today

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 06:24
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The Special Presidential Commission (SPC) appointed to inquire into the Central Bank (CB) bond scam will commence its pu...


500 more dual citizenships to SL expatriates

Monday, 20 February 2017 22:12
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Minister S.B. Nawinna said the Government hoped to issue nearly 25,000 dual citizenships to expatriate Sri Lankans on th...


SF should not have been jailed: Namal

Monday, 20 February 2017 18:40
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Joint opposition MP Namal Rajapaksa said today he personally believed that imprisoning former army commander Sarath Fons...


Assault on Keith Noyahr: Five soldiers suspended

Monday, 20 February 2017 17:54
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Five Army soldiers remanded in connection with the abduction and assault on senior journalist Keith Noyahr in 2008 were ...


Govt. turns down all JO proposals on new Constitution: Vidura

Monday, 20 February 2017 17:03
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The Government had turned down all proposals made to the Subcommittee on Centre-Peripheral Relations by the Joint Opposi...


BASL poll put off over appointment of HC Judge

Monday, 20 February 2017 16:13
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The election to decide the next President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) has been postponed until further no...


IPL: Gunaratne sold to Mumbai Indians for SLR 6.75 mn

Monday, 20 February 2017 15:15
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Sri Lankan Cricketer Asela Gunaratne has been bought by Mumbai Indians for Sri Lankan Rupees (SLR) 6.75 million in India...


US House of Representatives delegation in SL

Monday, 20 February 2017 14:56
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A bipartisan delegation from the US House of Representatives arrived in Colombo today for three days of meetings as part...


Pillayan re-remanded for 31st time

Monday, 20 February 2017 13:52
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The former Eastern Province chief minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan was today further remanded till ...


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Bride elopes while her groom stops vehicle to buy soft drink

Monday, 20 February 2017 08:06
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A bride had eloped with another young man when the bridegroom stepped into a wayside grocery to buy a bottle of soft dri...


Man fleeing from jumbo encounters 'ghost'

Thursday, 16 February 2017 09:58
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One fine night a person was returning home alone after attending a funeral home in the village. After hearing the sound ...


Thewarapperuma injured chasing after cattle thieves

Monday, 30 January 2017 09:14
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Deputy Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma had injured his leg after falling into a hole while chasing after cattle-rustlers...


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