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In Colombo
October 8, 2017 7:51 am gmt |
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Following several complaints filed with Facebook over a video posted on the Facebook page of the Sinhale Jathika Balamuluwa, the social media website has decided to remove it. The video was a live recording of a mob, led by monks, storming a safe house in Mount Lavinia recently where refugees from My...
In Latest Stories
October 8, 2017 6:44 am gmt |
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  The Health Minister Rajitha Senarathna will meet Bilgates, the owner of Microsoft and the top most businessmen in the world. The meeting will be held in Abu Dhabi on nov 15. The meeting is expected to discus about the technical activities and to get the technical support to Sri Lanaka. However...
In Srilanka
October 7, 2017 10:37 am gmt |
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Dharshana Perera, the Sri Lankan ambassador to Indonesia said that the group that included 28 Sri Lankans who were arrested by the Indonesian Security forces, for allegedly attempting to migrate to Australia illegally by boat, have been sent back to Sri Lanka. They were arrested August 9, 2017, by th...
In Srilanka
October 7, 2017 9:58 am gmt |
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The National Food Production battle implemented under the guidance of President Maithripala Sirisena, was launched today, with the aim of taking forward the national food production programme. The inauguration programme was held near the Thibbotuwawa Tank in Kekirava and coincides with the National F...
In Srilanka
October 7, 2017 9:33 am gmt |
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The Police yesterday, arrested 28 protesters for unruly behaviour during a protest held at the Indian Consulate in Hambantota. The group led by the Joint Opposition had earlier planned to hold their protest outside the Mattala Airport but plans changed as the Police obtained a court order to prevent ...
In Srilanka
October 7, 2017 6:38 am gmt |
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The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence, Mr. Pablo de Greiff, will carry out an official visit to Sri Lanka from 10 to 23 October 2017, to examine the progress made in redressing the legacies of massive past violations and ...
In Srilanka
October 7, 2017 6:17 am gmt |
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Tamil National Alliance scheduled to hold a discussion regarding the release of the Tamil prisoners, with the Attorney General of Sri Lanka and the Minister of Justice. The negotiation will be headed by the parliamentarian M.A.Ssumanthiran, the sources said. A bill on the issue has been passed during...
In Srilanka
October 6, 2017 11:38 am gmt |
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The World Bank (WB) has recommended the raising of water tariffs, in order to meet costs needed for expansion and maintenance, despite Sri Lanka’s water tariffs being high compared with the South Asian average, a study released by the WB last month (September) showed. Whereas the South Asian av...
In Srilanka
October 6, 2017 7:35 am gmt |
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The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation has not as yet decided to increase the price of fuel, according to a communiqué from Minister of Petroleum Resources Development Arjuna Ranathunga. The Minister states that though the IOC has requested both from him and the Ministry of Finance to permit a price hike w...
In Srilanka
October 6, 2017 7:16 am gmt |
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Pudukuddirippu Police has arrested an induvidual by the suspicion of manufacturing firearms, and taken into custoady on Tuesday (03). Based on information received by the police that firearms were being manufactured on a large scale inside a house in Devipuram, a sudden raid was carried out and the s...
In Srilanka
October 6, 2017 4:33 am gmt |
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Leader of the Opposition and Tamil National Alliance Leader R. Sampanthan who met with visiting UK Minister of State for Asia and Pacific Mark Field called for a merger of North and East provinces citing ‘the two provinces largely represent Tamil majority’ adding that the constitution will provide fo...
In Srilanka
October 5, 2017 12:37 pm gmt |
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A workshop on electoral reforms and interim report was held at SLMC headquarters, Dharrusalam Today. Attended by large no of participants from many part of the country, including North and East. SLMC leader Minister Rauff Hakeem, Tamil Progressive Alliance leader Mano Ganeshan, Parliamentarian Dr.Jay...
In Srilanka
October 5, 2017 12:18 pm gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is scheduled to leave the country on a personal holiday to Germany today, before his official visit to Finland later this month, PM’s Office said yesterday. Following his tour of Berlin, the Premier will depart to Finland on 9 October for a diplomatic visit. ...
In education
October 5, 2017 10:56 am gmt |
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Due to the clash between the students, Kelaniya University has decided to close most faculties. The University informed the students who were in the campus and Hostel, to vacate before today afternoon, the University registrar said. The whole faculties except the medical, will be closed till the furt...
In Srilanka
October 5, 2017 9:53 am gmt |
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Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Seneratne has called for a ‘comprehensive investigation’ into the death of 19-year-old Sachini Sewwandhi, who died while receiving post-operative treatment after a heart transplant at the Kandy General Hospital. Addressing the media at the Cabinet press briefing today he s...
In Srilanka
October 5, 2017 5:39 am gmt |
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A restraining order has been issued against Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa from holding a protest in the Hambantota area tomorrow. The protest was to be staged against the agreement reached between the Government with two foreign companies to operate the Hambantota port and airport. Rajapaksa and th...
In Srilanka
October 5, 2017 4:59 am gmt |
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Harischandra College in Negombo student Dinuka Krishan Kumar has received the island first results of the 2017 Grade 5 Scholarship examination, by obtained 198 marks. Indumini Jayaratne of Welipillawa Junior School, Ganemulla and Sanjana Nayanajith of Thulhiriya Junior School are tied for second plac...
In Colombo
October 4, 2017 11:12 am gmt |
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It has been revealed at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry that former Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake had instructed state banks to bid at low rates during the bond auction held on March 29, 2016.  The Chairman of People’s Bank, Hemasiri Fernando, made this revelation while testifying today (...
In Jaffna
October 4, 2017 7:59 am gmt |
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A protest by the University students and the officials of Jaffna University held in front of the Jaffna University today. The protest was organized by the University Student Commission, in order to urge the government to release the political Tamil Prisoners and resist the transfer of the three polit...