President to visit Philippines on Jan 15

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Govt. to obtain USD 1.9bn to stabilise rupee: PM

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DMT to launch E-motoring system from July

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Wimal against convening of Constitutional Assembly at short notice

Joint Opposition MP Wimal Weerawansa said today it was a violation of Standing Orders and ....


A Trypanosoma species detected in a dog; a first in SL

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Dayasiri assumes duties as SLFP General Secretary



Student killed by falling concrete post

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Govt. to introduce pricing formula for electricity, water: SLPP

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) said yesterday the government was attempting to int....


Reginald to head Gems & Jewelry Authority, Niluka to head STC

Former Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray has been appointed as the Chairman of th....


I believe SL youth could make a change: Khamshajiny

While saying the future of Sri Lanka will be determined by those who are willing to think ....


Suspect arrested with 184.2kg of cannabis worth Rs. 13.8 mn

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1, 299 on death-row in SL prisons

A total of 1, 299 death row inmates, including inmates who had appealed against their sent....


PM at Karandeniya M/V jubilee celebrations



'Indian Summer' restaurant on Horton Place raided

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Prez to inform Speaker to expedite process of Bribery Act

President Maithripala Sirisena will inform Speaker Karu Jayasuriya this week of the need t....


SL forces never used chemical weapons or cluster bombs-Ruwan

Refuting the claims made by several Tamil politicians that Sri Lankan security forces used....


Govt. to install natural gas unit without cabinet approval: Rathana Thera

The Government was attempting to install a Floating Storage Regasification Unit in Negombo....


Prez wants inquiry on violating Immigration Act

President Maithripala Sirisena had ordered the Defense Ministry to inquiry into an alleged....


Dudley Sirisena to launch anti-corruption movement

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Mangala set to leave for Washington to get IMF deal back on track

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Rejected invoices: SriLankan incurs US$1.1 Mn loss

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Delimitation Review Committee still to present its report: JO

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I won't accept PRECIFAC report: MR

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Protest against doctors after pregnant woman dies



Carbon tax from Jan 1: DMT

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Shavendra Silva appointed Chief of Staff of Army

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ICC grant 14-day amnesty to report on match fixing approaches to Sri Lankans

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Three new Supreme Court Judges sworn in

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Gangster Pappa in custody over five shootouts in Colombo

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Two men arrested for attempting to extort Rs.3.5mn

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