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April 21, 2015 4:06 am gmt |
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The debate on 19th Amendment to the Constitution will be commenced in the National Parliament, today (Tuesday). it has been announced that, the debate will be continued until tomorrow (22nd). The debate was to commence yesterday (20th) in the Parliament. But due to the meeting held among the the pres...
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April 21, 2015 3:57 am gmt |
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Former president Mahindha Rajapaksha says that, if he cannot appoint a minister, there was no point of holding presidency. He said such, while addressing the crowd at Raja Maha Viharaya in Hambegamuwa. Further he said that, he received a New Year gift recently, asking him to report to the Bribery Com...
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April 20, 2015 6:16 am gmt |
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The member of Parliament Rohitha abeygunawardane says that, people like to have Mahindha era. He has stated such in a public meeting held recently. H further said that, due to the changes that have been made in the grass root level is the reason why public wish to bring back the former president in t...
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April 20, 2015 4:39 am gmt |
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“Some of the decisions taken at the political level may have gone wrong, but I didn’t engage in any scandals” says the former secretary of the Economic Development ministry Basil Rajapaksha. Also he says that, he didn’t escape from the country, but went abroad for a personal r...
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April 19, 2015 12:16 pm gmt |
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today said that it is still attempting get former JVP leader Somawansa Amarasinghe to rejoin the party. JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva said that he and others in the party had contacted Amarasinghe and sought meetings with him to resolve his concerns over the p...
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April 19, 2015 11:42 am gmt |
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The committee appointed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to inquire into the 30-year Treasury Bond issuance, found that Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran had no direct role in deciding to accept bids over and above the one billion rupees stipulated in the 30-year bond tender and accept up ...
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April 19, 2015 11:15 am gmt |
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The government of Sri Lanka plans to send a top-level team including officials from the police and relevant state institutions to Ukraine to probe the allegations leveled against Sri Lanka’s former ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga. The team is expected to obtain more details from the U...
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April 19, 2015 7:09 am gmt |
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Showers or thundershowers will occur at most parts of the island during the evening or night, the Met Dept. Says Showers will occur at several places in the eastern coastal areas of the island in the morning too. There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. The Met Dept. reque...
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April 19, 2015 7:04 am gmt |
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Speaking at the Global Conference on Cyberspace held in Netherlands, the Sri Lankan Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith P Perera underscored that Information and Communication Technology was the tool and enabler that would push the boundaries of socio-economic development in Sri Lanka and that e-Government...
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April 19, 2015 6:51 am gmt |
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The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) questioned former Presidential Advisor Ven. Watinapaha Somananda Thera in connection with a Rs. 600 million embezzlement case. Police Spokesman, ASP Ruwan Gunasekera, said that the Thera, one of the advisers on Buddhist Affairs to former President Ma...
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April 19, 2015 5:26 am gmt |
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The schedule for the visit by US Secretary of State John Kerry to Sri Lanka is being finalized, Foreign Ministry and US Embassy sources said. Kerry is expected to visit Sri Lanka next month, the most high profile official visit to Sri Lanka by a US government official....
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April 19, 2015 5:06 am gmt |
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Three Sri Lankans have been arrested following a brawl in Italy over what police said what a private issue. Police in Syracuse Ortigia arrested the Sri Lankans aged between 41 and 47 years yesterday (Saturday), Italay media reports said. Those arrested were a nanny, a cook and a baker. They had begun...
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April 19, 2015 5:01 am gmt |
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Authorities in Sri Lanka have reportedly reached an agreement on continuing with the Lotus Tower project in Colombo following a discussion between several state institutions. The Urban Development Authority (UDA) according to local media reports has agreed to resolve the land acquisition issue relate...
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April 19, 2015 4:54 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered to reinstate all employees, who lost their jobs at the Road Development Authority, in service. The President has instructed to reinstate 235 laid-off employees of the Road Development Authority to report for duty on Monday. President Sirisena has given the o...
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April 19, 2015 4:42 am gmt |
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Research led by Professor Gehan Amaratunga from the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, have explained one of the ambiguities of electromagnetism. In new experimental data published in the April 2015 issue of the journal Physical Review Letters, the researchers have propositioned that...
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April 19, 2015 4:30 am gmt |
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“Measures would be taken to solve the issues plaguing the fishermen community in India. There are no classifications like Indian fishermen, Sri Lankan fishermen or Tamil fishermen. All of the are treated alike”  said by PM Ranil Wickrmasingha, on the sidelines of his visit to Guruivayur temple in Ind...
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April 18, 2015 11:10 am gmt |
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Sri lankan PM Ranil Wickramasingha today offered worship at the famous lorad krishna temple. PM who was accompanied by his wife Maitree Wickaramasingha arrived At the shrine at 11.15am Wickrmasinga offered  Thulabaram (an offering where a devotee is weighed against offering of banana, sugar flowers e...
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April 18, 2015 10:26 am gmt |
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Let’s face it, almost all automobile crashes are caused by human error. But what if there were a way to predict driving mistakes right before they happen? That’s the promise of new technology under development by researchers at Cornell and Stanford universities. While many cars already ha...
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April 18, 2015 10:01 am gmt |
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Mercedes-Benz celebrates the Jubilee of Sri Lanka’s exclusive golf tournament the Mercedes Trophy 2015 a much looked after to event among golf players, at the Nuwara Eliya Golf Club amidst a grand celebration by Diesel and Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) as sponsors of the 25th Anniversary. Sri La...