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'Pickpocket President' trying to attack UNP: Marikkar

Monday, 15 January 2018 19:29

Colombo district UNP MP S.M. Marikar today slammed President Maithripala Sirisena and even described him as a 'pickpocket President'. Addressing a meeting in Colombo, he said the President had let down former president Mahinda Rajapaksa after partakin..

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Thai Pongal Festival at Temple Trees

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Cartoon of the day

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CAASL suspends license of pilot who lost way while carrying minister

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The Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (CAASL) said today that it has suspended the license of the pilot who lost way...


Pakistan Army Chief arrives

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Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday evening for a...


Speaker to hold inquire into brawl in Parliament

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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is expected to hold an inquiry into the brawl between government and the joint opposition parlia...


BC to appoint legal experts to study PCoI report

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 09:19
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The Bribery Commission (BC) is to appoint legal experts to study the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) report on...


Disabled school bus driver arrested

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 09:00
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Police yesterday arrested a 54-year-old school bus driver whose right hand was disabled below the elbow and had a defect...


Not the first to form Govt. with UNP: MS

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 08:22
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The very first attempt at forming a government with the help of the UNP was by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa in 200...


Sri Lanka map: Survey Dept. completes revision work of over 60%

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 07:09
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The Survey Department has completed revision work covering over 60% of Sri Lanka’s geographical map, Surveyor Gene...


Presidential election next year: Ajith P. Perera

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 06:45
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A presidential election has to be held next year in line with the Supreme Court determination which states that the Pres...


What happened to me happened to Maithri as well: MR

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 05:52
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Former President and MP Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said same fate had befallen on both him and President Maithripala Si...


GMOA warns of abrupt work stoppage after Jan.22

Monday, 15 January 2018 17:51
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The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) today warned that it would resort to an island-wide work stopp...


President resorting to publicity stunts: JVP

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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today President Maithripala Sirisena was trying to gain publicity instead of ru...


Wrong to revoke Jaliya's diplomatic immunity: Gammanpila

Monday, 15 January 2018 15:12
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MP Udaya Gammanpila said today the diplomatic immunity of former Sri Lankan Ambassador to the US, Jaliya Wickramasuriya ...


President doesn’t know what govt. is doing- Mahindananda

Monday, 15 January 2018 14:08
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President Maithripala Sirisena’s utterance on cancelling the Gazette notifications issued on permission of selling...


Lotus Road closed due to protest

Monday, 15 January 2018 12:24
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The Lotus Road from Ceramic Junction towards Galle Road, outside the Finance Ministry, in Colombo has been closed due to...


Dehiattakandiya PS: SC rejects SLFP petition

Monday, 15 January 2018 12:04
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The petition filed by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) in connection with the rejection of its nomination list for the...


State Minister Sriyani in car accident; admitted to Peradeniya Hospital

Monday, 15 January 2018 11:36
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State Minister of Local Government Sriyani Wijewickrama had been admitted to the Peradeniya Teaching Hospital after her ...


928 kg of cocaine worth Rs. 16.7bn destroyed

Monday, 15 January 2018 11:03
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Nearly 928.2 kilos of cocaine worth Rs.16.7 billion seized by the Police Narcotic Bureau in 2016, was prepared for destr...


Amaraweera refuses helicopter, returns on SLAF flight

Monday, 15 January 2018 10:48
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Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera, who had refused a private helicopter, had retur...


Govt. seeking IMF advice to restructure CB: Harsha

Monday, 15 January 2018 10:02
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The government has sought advice from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to restructure the Central Bank in keeping w...


Song was played since Tamil leadership continues to deceive us

Monday, 15 January 2018 08:47
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We aired the Tamil song “Niththiraya Thamila Nee Nimirnthu Parada” as the Tamil leadership continued to dece...


PM developing country while President indulges in politics: Sujeewa

Monday, 15 January 2018 06:45
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State Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe gave a reminder yesterday that it was the United National Party (UNP) that had brought...


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Man falls into his own pit

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A man from the Yatiyantotat area who tried to set a trap for another person in a bid to take revenge from him, had to fi...


Six persons arrested after fracas over scurrilous pamphlet

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The Kobeigane Police said that four men and two women had been taken into custody after two parties who were ordered to ...


Any fool can win a LG election

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Xiaoru Cai, a Forbes-listed young billionaire of mainland China, has signed the partnership agreement and committed to invest US $ 30 million into SupremeSAT, the Sri Lankan satellite company, through... Read More...


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