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In Srilanka
April 27, 2015 11:32 am gmt |
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The leader of the Opposition party Nimal Siripala De Silva said that, the action of present president Maithripala Sirisena, in reducing the executive power of presidency, is admirable. No such leaders are easily formed. He said this, while addressing in the Parliament session, today (Monday).  Furthe...
In Srilanka
April 27, 2015 11:31 am gmt |
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The scheduled visit of the Indian Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh and his delegation on Monday (27) afternoon to Sri Lanka has been postponed, Sri Lanka Army Media said. The office of the Indian Chief of Army Staff has announced that the visit has been postponed until further notice in view ...
In Kilinochchi
April 27, 2015 11:24 am gmt |
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Four individuals have died while two sustained injuries following a collision between a train and a van in Ariviel, Kilinochchi. The train plying from Kilinochchi to Vavuniya had reportedly collided with the van a short while ago. The deceased include a woman and child. They have been identified as r...
In Srilanka
April 27, 2015 10:48 am gmt |
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Secretary to the former President, Lalith Weeratunga, has been summoned to the the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) to record a statement regarding a financial transaction of the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, the police said. Former President of the Tourist Development Author...
In Srilanka
April 27, 2015 8:21 am gmt |
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The police resources say that a heavy traffic near Parliament road due to the rally in favour of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which is heading towards the parliament roundabout. Heavy traffic was reported on Monday morning on Cotta Road and roads leading to Rajagiriya due to the protest, wh...
In Srilanka
April 27, 2015 7:37 am gmt |
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Appeal Court extends stay order on behalf of full face helmets till 19th May 2015.  A petition argued that if a ban implemented on full-face helmets, it would greatly inconvenience motorcyclists in the country and therefore sought an interim order suspending it.  A recent surge in crimes such as bank...
In Srilanka
April 27, 2015 7:25 am gmt |
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181The Sri Lankan president will present the draft bill of the 19th amendment to the constitution to parliament today for debate. And it will be taken for vote tomorrow. While commenting on this, minister Wijedasa Rajapaksa says that this amendment which is an anticipation of the people of this count...
In Australia
April 27, 2015 7:20 am gmt |
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An Australian man trapped in a legal minefield in Sri Lanka has sent desperate pleas for help to political leaders on both sides of the Indian Ocean. But Dusan Jacenko fears his case is hopeless and he could end up in a Sri Lankan prison. He has now sent impassioned pleas for help to Sri Lankan [&hel...
In Colombo
April 27, 2015 6:30 am gmt |
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The next two days will be a historic moment for all Sri Lankans, Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapaksa said in parliament today. He added that with the 19th amendment to the constitution        Sri Lankans will finally be rid of modern-day slavery. Rajapaksa made these comments after the second reading...
In Srilanka
April 27, 2015 6:14 am gmt |
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A Buddha statue with a height of 74 feet has been established at the Moneragala Viharaya of Rambadagalla in Kurunegala. This is the world’s highest sculpted Samadhi Buddha statue and it will be offered for people’s worship by President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday. The construction wo...
In Srilanka
April 27, 2015 5:57 am gmt |
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A rally has been organized today (Monday) in Colombo, in order to gather support to enact the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. This rally was commenced nearby Colombo Rajagiriya round about. According to our reporter from the spot, presently former president Chandrika Bandaranayaka Kumarathunga an...
In Srilanka
April 27, 2015 5:33 am gmt |
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Anura Priyadharshana Yapa, the General Secretary of Sri Lanka Freedom Party, has announced that the meeting among Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena and the former president Mahindha Rajapaksha will be held in May. He said this while addressing in the plenary meeting of the party, held in Gall...
In Colombo
April 27, 2015 5:07 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena began the 2nd reading of the 19th Amendment to the constitution in parliament a short while ago. Prime minister stated that sections related to media in the 19th amendment will be removed. President also says with the implementation of the 19th Amendment to the Constitu...
In Srilanka
April 27, 2015 4:30 am gmt |
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Former secretary to the ministry of Economic Development, and the member of Parliament Basil Rajapaksha attends sittings of Parliament today. He was  remanded by the FCID last Wednesday and he was transferred from the prison hospital to the Merchant’s Ward of NHSL.  This will be is first sittin...
In Srilanka
April 27, 2015 4:18 am gmt |
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The Chief Incumbent of the Kotte Naga Vihara and the leader of the National Movement for a Just Society Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero, is staging a Sathyagraha today (Monday -27th) morning, in order to urge the authorities to enact the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. The arrangements for  Sathyag...
In Srilanka
April 27, 2015 4:01 am gmt |
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Another Air Force Craft leaves for Nepal today to provide assistance to the earthquake victimized people of Nepal. Yesterday, a special meeting had been arranged in the presidential secretariat to take decision to take relevant measure to provide assistance to the victims, was taken. The meeting held...
In Latest Stories
April 26, 2015 11:17 am gmt |
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P T.B. Ekanayake revealed today that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be attending the rally held in Kurunegala on the 8th of May which would campaign the former President for the PM Candidacy. He had confirmed this while during a meeting held in Yapahuwa today and also expressed his views abo...
In Srilanka
April 26, 2015 8:45 am gmt |
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The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) which earlier opposed the 19th Amendment to the Constitution had decided to extend full support for the 19th and 20th Amendments to the Constitution, party General Secretary Patali Champika Ranawaka said today at a media briefing held in Battaramulla. He said the curren...
In Colombo
April 26, 2015 8:20 am gmt |
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has made it very clear to all his dear followers that he has no intentions to attend either the proposed May rally of the SLFP do be held at Hyde Park or the rally organised by 08 parties of the affiliated  UPFA  to be held at the Kirulapone. The joint united [&hell...