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Will boost economy in 100 days if given responsibility: Ravi

Friday, 20 April 2018 17:21

UNP Assistant Leader and former Minister Ravi Karunanayake said today he could build up the economy in 100 days if he was given the responsibility. Addressing a meeting held at UNP office in Thotalanga, MP Karunanayake said state officials who go behind polit..

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Queen hosts supper for State leaders

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Ponds Au naturale look at CFW 2018

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House prorogued fearing impeachment motion by UNP: SLPP

Friday, 20 April 2018 23:15
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President Maithripala Sirisena prorogued Parliament because he feared an impeachment motion to be brought against him by...


Swaziland King renames country 'Kingdom of eSwatini’

Friday, 20 April 2018 22:05
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King Mswati III of Swaziland had announced on Wednesday that he was renaming the country as "the Kingdom of eSwatin...


SL should capitalise on location-specific advantages: President

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Sri Lanka should capitalise on the location-specific advantages and position itself as a hub when the economic boom happ...


STF deployed in Mirissa to ensure tourists' safety: IGP

Friday, 20 April 2018 19:50
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Police Chief Pujith Jayasundara today said the Police Special Task Force (STF) had been deployed in Mirissa to ensure th...


Leaders approve Charles as C’wealth head

Friday, 20 April 2018 18:57
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The Commonwealth leaders have agreed the appointment of Prince of Wales Charles as the next head of the Commonwealth, th...


Issuance of taxi bills a law in two months: NCRS

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Meters with the facility to issue a printed bill has been made compulsory for three-wheeler taxis from today and it will...


Mahendran spotted at Little India in S'pore?

Friday, 20 April 2018 16:30
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A photograph showing Arujana Mahendran seen waiting for a cab at Little India in Singapore is currently going viral in t...


Ammonia tragedy: CEA suspends factory operations

Friday, 20 April 2018 16:00
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The Central Environmental Authority (CEA) has ordered to suspend the functions and operations of the Rubber Factory in H...


SL to lead Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health

Friday, 20 April 2018 15:21
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Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health will be Launched in London today and President Maithripala Sirisena will be a spe...


Ammonia gas tragedy: Factory manager remanded

Friday, 20 April 2018 14:05
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The Horana rubber factory Manager who was arrested yesterday in connection with an incident where five people were kille...


Red notice against Mahendran

Friday, 20 April 2018 13:42
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A red notice was issued against former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahandran by the Interpol today, Police Spokesman SP...


SLC election on May 19

Friday, 20 April 2018 12:03
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The election to elect new office bearers for the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) would be held on May 19, SLC CEO Ashley de Silv...


Husband, wife killed in accident

Friday, 20 April 2018 11:56
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A 25-year-old man and his 21-year-old wife were killed when the motorbike they were travelling on collided head on with ...


Two gangsters arrested over drug smuggling

Friday, 20 April 2018 10:31
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Two gang members suspected to be involved in drug smuggling were arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) at Thotalanga ...


New deal on future of unity govt. to be signed after April 24

Friday, 20 April 2018 10:17
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The SLFP ministerial committee appointed by President Maihtripala Sirisena to look into the future of the unity governme...


Akila Viraj suitable to be General Secretary: UNP party sources

Friday, 20 April 2018 09:25
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A group of United National Party (UNP) representatives yesterday stated that the current Deputy Secretary General of Par...


Baggage delay: Kuwaiti airline told to pay Rs.2 mn as compensation

Friday, 20 April 2018 08:31
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Colombo Commercial High Court Judge Mahinda Samayawardana yesterday ordered Kuwaiti Airways to pay Rs.2 million as compe...


Tusker ‘Missaka’ dies from sepsis

Friday, 20 April 2018 07:15
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The Tusker ‘Missaka,’ that frequented the Yala Sanctuary, died yesterday morning after suffering from a trap...


Taxi meters compulsory from today

Friday, 20 April 2018 05:14
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Meters with the capability of issuing a printed bill will be compulsory from today, the National Council for Road Safety...


Suspended British doc’s work at Karapitiya resumes

Friday, 20 April 2018 03:31
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The temporally ban imposed on a surgeon from England at the Karapitiya Hospital preventing him from conducting surgeries...


MRIA commercial image damaged by paddy: Official

Friday, 20 April 2018 02:07
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The image of the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) had been tarnished after storing tons of paddy at the ai...


Fuel price revision after consulting Prez, PM: Arjuna

Thursday, 19 April 2018 23:45
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A price revision on fuel will only be carried only after consulting President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ra...


15% import duty on Gold creates more room for smuggling: Bandula

Thursday, 19 April 2018 22:00
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The government’s decision to increase the import tax on Gold by 15% would only create more room for illicit ways t...


All Mirissa hoteliers ordered to obtain SLTDA registration

Thursday, 19 April 2018 20:48
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Minister Sagala Ratnayaka in a special meeting today instructed all hoteliers in Mirissa to strictly adhere to the regis...


‘Go back Maithri,’ LTTE protesters demand in London

Thursday, 19 April 2018 20:17
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A group of LTTE supporters staged a protest outside the Commonwealth Summit premises in London today against President M...


Miguel Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's President

Thursday, 19 April 2018 19:12
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Cuba has confirmed that Miguel Diaz-Canel, a Communist Party loyalist, is to replace Raul Castro as president - bringing...


Ammonia gas tragedy: Factory manager arrested

Thursday, 19 April 2018 18:12
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The manager of the rubber factory in Bellapitiya, Horana was today arrested in connection with an incident where five pe...


Precise details of war hadn’t reached Europe, Geneva: Naseby

Thursday, 19 April 2018 18:05
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Lord Baron Naseby, member of the British House of Lords, met with President Maithripala Sirisena in London yesterday, an...


Work of British doctor at Karapitiya Hospital suspended

Thursday, 19 April 2018 17:30
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The British doctor who was performing heart surgeries at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital was suspended from work , pend...


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A man who was in the habit of peddling drugs on the pretext of taking his son to pre-school was nabbed by the police in ...


Thief, attacked by bees, made a hasty retreat minus his sarong

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