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Ministerial committee to look into railway strike

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 13:05

A four-member ministerial committee headed by Minister Sarath Amunugama has been appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to look into the grievances of the protesting railway employees, President's Media Unit said. It said the other members of the com..

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Virat Kohli ties the knot

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Don’t be deceived by political dramas: JVP

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Referring to joint opposition members joining the government, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today people shou...


Railway strike enters 6th day

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The Railway Trade Union Alliance (RTUA) said today it would continue with the work stoppage now on its sixth day despite...


SL partner with US to end AIDS

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The Governments of Sri Lanka and the US launched a two-year HIV/AIDS Technical Assistance Partnership on December 8, to ...


27 TN fishermen arrested in SL waters

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 11:04
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Twenty-seven Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in Sri Lankan territorial w...


President's letter to Naseby: PHU says govt. kept it a secret

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The Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) yesterday said a letter of thank sent by President Maithripala Sirisena to Lord Naseby ...


Household electric appliances that contain HCFC to be banned

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Mahaweli Development and Environment Ministry will ban importing of household electric appliances that contain Hydrochlo...


Alleged attack on NUW supporter: Court orders arrest of Thondaman’s son

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Hatton Magistrate T. Saravanaraja yesterday ordered the Maskeliya Police to arrest Jeevan Thondaman, the son of CWC Gene...


Hand symbol for SLFP; betel leaf for UPFA

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 03:47
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The 'hand symbol' of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will appear on the ballot paper for the first time since...


President requests railway employees to return to work

Monday, 11 December 2017 23:33
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President Maithripala Sirisena today requested all Railways Department employees including train drivers who are on stri...


SL team stranded in Dharamsala due to rain

Monday, 11 December 2017 21:50
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Two days ahead of the second One-day International against India, the Sri Lankan cricket team was left stranded in the h...


I don't agree with Wijeyadasa's views: Speaker

Monday, 11 December 2017 20:07
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said today he had informed MP Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe that he did not agree with the matters raise...


One arrested as explosion rocks bus terminal in Manhattan

Monday, 11 December 2017 19:32
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New York City Police say a man is being held after an explosion at a bus station in Manhattan. ...


Withdraw gazette declared railways as essential service: JO

Monday, 11 December 2017 18:12
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Joint opposition MP Dinesh Gunawardane today urged the government to withdraw the gazette notification issued by Preside...


Rahul Gandhi elected Congress President

Monday, 11 December 2017 16:31
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The Indian National Congress today named Rahul Gandhi as its new President, the Times of India reported.Addressing ...


Three NFF leaders join SLFP

Monday, 11 December 2017 15:08
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National Freedom Front (NFF) Deputy Leader Weerakumara Dissanayake, National Organiser Piyasiri Wijenayake and North Cen...


Sriyani was compelled to leave: PHU

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The Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) referring to the cross over of JO MP Sriyani Wijewickrama to the group led by President...


Railways Dept. seeks help of retired workers

Monday, 11 December 2017 12:55
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Retired employees of the Railways Department had been called in following the declaration of railway services as Essenti...


Excise Amendment Bill presented to Parliament

Monday, 11 December 2017 12:00
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The Excise Amendment Bill, under which rules would be made to obtain a license when tapping coconut and palmyrah trees, ...


NLB top management gets Rs.50 million as allowances

Monday, 11 December 2017 10:54
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The Finance Ministry sources revealed that within 10 months of this year a sum of R. 50 milliion had been obtained by th...


Basil says President contacted him

Monday, 11 December 2017 09:07
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Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa said yesterday that he had a brief telephone conversation with Pres...


Foreign experts to fight bribes, corruption

Monday, 11 December 2017 06:31
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The Government was mulling obtaining the assistance of external experts to carry out investigations on corruption, Minis...


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His crafty plan boomeranged on him

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