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In Srilanka
April 14, 2015 11:43 am gmt |
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The minister of Justice Wijedasa Rajapakse said that discussions are now being held with other political parties on the formulation of the new electoral system with the objective of getting their consent for the new system.  He said two proposals have been presented with agreement of majority parties...
In Batticaloa
April 14, 2015 9:47 am gmt |
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Sinhala and Tamil New Year is celebrated as all Sri Lankan have come together in the joy of festivity. This New Year is celebrated as the first National New Year after the emergence of the Yahapalanaya government, and it’s celebrated very peacefully among Tamils. In Batticalo district, Hindus h...
In Srilanka
April 14, 2015 7:10 am gmt |
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Special police teams have been deployed to arrest drunken drivers today. Also, the Police Department has appealed to all motorists to refrain from driving while under the influence of alcohol. While the Police Spokeperson Ruwan speaks, he stated that a majority of motorists arrested on drunk driving ...
In Srilanka
April 14, 2015 5:06 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Transport Board has arranged a special bus service for the convenience of commuters during the festive season. This special service has been arranged to benefit those who return to their homes from Colombo. Also, the Railway transport official L.A.R.Rathnayaka said that today, many special ...
In Srilanka
April 14, 2015 4:14 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena said that the Sri Lankan are celebrating the Sinhala and Tamil New Year at a time the true meaning of this festival is only display. When the people of the country celebrates the New Year they give prominence to religious, cultural, traditional and social values. He poi...
In Srilanka
April 14, 2015 3:48 am gmt |
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The Annual Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) session which involves delegates from AALCO members and international organizations, is being held from  April 13 – 17. And this time, in the 54th annual session which is held in Beijing, China, minister of Justice Dr. Wijedasa Ra...
In Srilanka
April 13, 2015 11:12 am gmt |
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The Attorney General yuvajana Vanasundara becomes a barrier to the arrest of Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa and former Minister Basil Rajapaksa. The information has reported that; due to the consistence negligence of Attorney General, although enough evidence were found against them, the...
In Special News
April 13, 2015 11:11 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Freedom Party has announced today (13th) that, it will replace its senior members by appointing 5 new members to the party’s Central Committee. Therefore, as the 5 new members, Western Provincial Councilors Hirunika Premachandra, Prasanna Solangaarachchi, Ediriweera Weerawardena, Mini...
In Cricket
April 13, 2015 10:01 am gmt |
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The ICC has released the test ranking of the cricket teams. Among the teams, India is in the seventh place with 93 points, and Sri Lanka is now in the sixth place with 96 points. New Zealand is in the fifth place with 99 points while South Africa lead the table with 124 points. World Cup champions [&...
In Srilanka
April 13, 2015 7:28 am gmt |
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People begin the New Year by taking a ceremonial bath on the last day of the old year. They apply Nanu (a herbal mixture) on their head and body before bathing. This herbal is supposed to purify the body and soul. This year Nanu should be prepared using juice of Woodapple leeaves...
In Srilanka
April 13, 2015 7:27 am gmt |
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Relevant legal actions will be taken towards the bus authorities who charge passengers over and beyond the requisite transport charge, says the National Transport Commission. These charges are made while the passengers travel  to their homes in view of the new year holiday. D.S. Jayaweera, the chairm...
In Srilanka
April 13, 2015 6:49 am gmt |
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The 42nd Death anniversary commemoration of Second Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Dudley Senanayake will be held today at the site of his statue near the Borella Kanatte roundabout at 4.00 p.m. The Chief Guest at the commemoration will be Buddha Susana Religious Affairs Minister Karu Jayasuriya. The co...
In Srilanka
April 13, 2015 6:47 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena says the present government’s aim is to create a public service sans corruption, fraud and malpractices and political culture without family rule and nepotism. Majority of the people approved this policy at the recently concluded Presidential Election as it was pledged ...
In Srilanka
April 13, 2015 6:40 am gmt |
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“Country’s agricultural sector will be made as a significant part of the national economy” says president Maithripala Sirisena in public addressing held in Sevanapitiya, Polonnaruwa yesterday  morning. This took place in a weekly fair of Sevanapitiya. Also he added that, the government wi...
In Latest Stories
April 13, 2015 5:27 am gmt |
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The prisoners in jails across Sri Lanka will also get the opportunity to celebrate the Sinhala and Hindu New Year with extra visits from family members. The Department of Prisons has allowed the prisoners to have extra visits from relatives on Monday and Tuesday April 13, 14. According to the Commiss...
In Latest Stories
April 13, 2015 4:53 am gmt |
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Although Sri Lanka lately has taken decisions that open the possibility of important progress in the protection of rights of all citizens, most of the work necessary to redress violations and abuses, however, is still to be done, a top United Nations official says. UN Special Rapporteur on the promot...
In Latest Stories
April 13, 2015 4:40 am gmt |
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The funeral rites of the late Mahanayake of the Asgiriya Chapter Most Ven Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha Thera was conducted yesterday (12) at the Police Ground in Kandy. After the remains of the Thera was reverently carried from the Asgiriya Maha Viharaya and placed in the adorned vehicle, the funeral m...
In Srilanka
April 13, 2015 4:33 am gmt |
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The parliament’s approval to increase Mahapola Scholarship and Bursary payment will be started from May 1st. The Minister of Higher Education and Research Dr. Sarath Amunugama made this decision. It was proposed in the 2015 Budget to increase the Mahapola Scholarship payment to 5,000 rupees wit...
In Srilanka
April 13, 2015 4:24 am gmt |
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A boy (21 years) who had the fake identity card of U.S. Department of Science & Health has been arrested by the police at Dambulla Base hospital, yesterday (Sunday). His name is K.A. Harshana Maduranga Bandara from Medirigiriya and he has been suspected by a senior doctor while he walked towards ...