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Can't approve paying reparations to those who tried to divide country: SF

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 19:01

It is not legal to pay reparations to those who tried to divide the country and engaged in illegal activities, Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka said today. Minister Fonseka expressed this sentiment at a media briefing held this afternoon when he was asked about h..

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JVP’s anti-government protest

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Cartoon of the day

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SriLankan Airlines Commission: There were practices above the law- fmr. minister

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There were practices above the law; no matter what laws are created practices are higher. Whether it is a violation of a...


New Constitution was flawed and detrimental to the nation: Ven. Ananda Thera

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 06:16
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Most Venerable Tirikunamale Ananda Mahanayaka Thera said yesterday the proposed new Constitution was flawed and detrimen...


Dissolving the Board of Directors - Shows they are corrupt: JO

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President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to replace the Board of Directors of the Bank of Ceylon, People’s Bank and...


Not a single medicinal drug withdrawn: Rajitha

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 03:45
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Not a single essential medicinal drug has been removed from the market other than to replace those that have remained fo...


Cabinet approves laws to set up Truth Commission

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 02:42
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The Cabinet is reported to have approved the draft legislation to set up the National Truth Commission as an initiative ...


MS saying DS' UNP is no more is a joke: SF

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 01:08
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Responding to the statement made by President Maithripala Sirisena that the UNP founded by the late D S Senanayake was n...


Govt. failed to uplift the people: JVP

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Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said today people should rally round to send off the gov...


Debt repayment priority, not rupee depreciation, says Mangala

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 22:50
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The government’s priority at the moment was debt repayment and not countering currency depreciation as it was a co...


SL register record win as it hammers England by 219 runs

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 21:40
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Top four scored fifties before Akila Dananjaya bagged a four-fer to help the hosts win by 219 runs. ...


Increasing water tariff: Cabinet refuses Rauff's request

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 20:24
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City Planning and Water Supply Minister Rauff Hakeem is reported to have today submitted a Cabinet paper seeking to incr...


C.J.P. Siriwardana appointed IRD Commissioner General

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 19:26
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Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, C.J.P. Siriwardana has been appointed as the Commissioner General of t...


Sri Lanka set England 367 to win fifth ODI

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:34
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Great 95 runs by Dickwella, 54 by Sadeera, 80 by skipper Chandimal and 56 by the out-of-form Kusal Mendis has helped Sri...


Teplitz sworn in as new US Ambassador to SL

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 17:15
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Former US Ambassador to Nepal, Alaina B. Teplitz was sworn in as the incoming US Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives on...


SLC Chief Financial Officer remanded

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 16:51
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Chief Financial Officer Wimal Nandika Dissanayake who was arrested on Monday was remanded till N...


Heavy traffic at Borella

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 16:02
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Heavy traffic was reported at Borella and Punchi Borella due to protest march organized by a group of JVP protesters aga...


US provides Rs.600 million for mine clearance in SL

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 15:19
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The US Department of State has provided nearly Rs. 600 million ($3.5 million) in assistance towards Sri Lanka&rsquo...


SL rupee hits Rs.174 against US Dollar

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 12:46
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The Sri Lankan Rupee depreciated further against the US Dollar today. The Rupee was selling at Rs 174.12 against the US ...


Rs. 6.4mn worth forex seized from portable HDD at BIA

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 12:21
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A Sri Lankan national had been arrested yesterday at the BIA with Rs.6.4 mn worth foreign currency notes including Sri L...


Voice cuts match Nalaka de Silva's voice: GA

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 11:46
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CID today informed the Fort Chief Magistrate that the Government Analyst had identified 123 voice cuts as those of ex-DI...


Sri Lankans now can sell their products on eBay

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 11:05
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Sri Lankans now can sell their products to overseas customers through e-commerce platforms such as eBay. ...


SL is the best travel destination for 2019 - Lonely Planet

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 10:44
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Sri Lanka claimed the top spot in the Lonely Planet’s best travel destinations list of countries to visit in 2019,...


SL seeks India's help to tackle fixing rut

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 09:47
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India has offered to assist Sri Lanka with its inquiry into match-fixing in cricket and drafting laws to combat cheating...


World's longest sea crossing: Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 09:38
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Chinese President Xi Jinping has officially opened the world's longest sea crossing bridge, nine years after constru...


Arahat Mahinda’s ashes enshrined in Rajagala

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 08:08
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Archaeologists from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, who are in charge of the Rajagala Archaeological Reserve in A...


Letting officials to run PCs tantamount to dictatorship: EC

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 07:24
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Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya has sent a hard-hitting letter to the government and recognized politic...


Situ in SL will improve by National New Year, 2019

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 06:30
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The situation in Sri Lanka will turn for the better by next year's National New Year, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremes...


Reveal names of Cabinet ministers in RAW pay list-Namal

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 04:26
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Joint Opposition MP Namal Rajapaksa said that President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe sho...


Chinese ceramic found in Lankan ruins: Shanghai Museum

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 02:34
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Archaeologists from Shanghai Museum have unearthed a large number of ceramic pieces, most of which appear to be have bee...


If govt. decisions made without UNP, it is unacceptable: SF

Monday, 22 October 2018 23:44
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Minister Sarath Fonseka said on Sunday that it was unacceptable, if decisions with regard to government matters were tak...


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He cut the umbilical cord by stealing from his mother

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