Appointing of war come investigation to is in its final phase
Appointing of war come investigation to is in its final phase

24 April 2014

It is supposed to have a discussion between Navineetham Pillai and the U N secretary general Ban Kee Moon before appointing a war crime investigation team. According to the embassy information, the attention will be paid to the individuals whom will be appointed and it will be done...

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TNA seeks Tamils' right to self-determination at Chavakachcheri May Day rally
24 April 2014

TNAwill call for Tamils' right to self-determination at its May Day rally scheduled...

UNP to protest against Casino Bill
24 April 2014

It is said that with the government expected to re-present the Bill to establish...

SLC dropped deciplinary action against two cricketers
24 April 2014

Sri Lanka Cricket will not pursue any deciplinary action against Mahela Jayawardena and...

Now a section of nurses to strike in ten days
24 April 2014

The Government Nursing Officers’ Association (GNOA) yesterday warned they would...

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Appointing of war come investigation to …

24-04-2014

Appointing of war come investigation to is in its final phase

It is supposed to have a discussion between Navineetham Pillai and the U N secretary general Ban Kee Moon before appointing a war crime investigation team. According to the embassy information,...

Read more

TNA seeks Tamils' right to self-determin…

24-04-2014

TNA seeks Tamils' right to self-determination at Chavakachcheri May Day rally

TNAwill call for Tamils' right to self-determination at its May Day rally scheduled to be held in Chavakachcheri. TNA Jaffna District parliamentarian Mavai Senathirajah has said the TNA would celebrate May...

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SL suspends sending workers to Libya

24-04-2014

SL suspends sending workers to Libya

Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) Deputy Director and Media Spokesman Mangala Randeniya told a local newspaper  that the decision had been taken after considering the reports issued by...

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UNP to protest against Casino Bill

24-04-2014

UNP to protest against Casino Bill

It is said that with the government expected to re-present the Bill to establish "Integrated Resorts Bill" in parliament today, which it was alleged would bring down the existing low...

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SLC dropped deciplinary action against t…

24-04-2014

SLC dropped deciplinary action against two cricketers

Sri Lanka Cricket will not pursue any deciplinary action against Mahela Jayawardena and Kumara Sangakkara and the matter has been cloed says Sri Lanka Cricket Chief Jayantha Dharmadasa, our news...

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Now a section of nurses to strike in ten…

24-04-2014

Now a section of nurses to strike in ten days

The Government Nursing Officers’ Association (GNOA) yesterday warned they would strike in ten days if the Health Ministry failed to give approval for clinical practices for nurses following midwifery and...

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Mahanayake request the government to wra…

23-04-2014

Mahanayake request the government to wrap up casino bill

It is said that members of the Bodu Bala Sena, Ravana Balaya and National Sangha Council today briefed Malwatta Chapter Mahanayake Ven Thibbotuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera about the government remaining...

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Casino bill against the Constitution- Ve…

23-04-2014

Casino bill against the Constitution- Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera

It is said S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike’s Government in1956 closed the racecourse by banning horse racing in Colombo and replaced it with a university but this Government was going to start casinos...

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UNP MPs to hold a protest against propos…

23-04-2014

UNP MPs to hold a protest against proposed Casino site

  United National Party (UNP) MPs will hold a protest rally at the proposed site of the Crown Multi-Purpose Development Project at D. R. Wijewardene Mawatha in Colombo to show their...

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Private bank in Moratuwa robbed and att…

23-04-2014

 Private bank in Moratuwa robbed and attempted robbery in Kirulapone foiled

Armed men robbed CDB Bank in Rawathawatta, an attempted robbery foild as security guards fired at robbers at Seylan Bank in Kirulapone, police sources said.During the recent past  robberies took...

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Angelo Mathews new ODI Captain

23-04-2014

Angelo Mathews new ODI Captain

Angelo Mathews appointed as Sri Lanka's One Day International (ODI) Captain, Lahiru Thrimanna Vice Captain, while Lasith Malinga appointed as T20 Captain and Thrimanaa as Vice Captain

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Mihin Lanka hosts its first group of Lei…

23-04-2014

Mihin Lanka hosts its first group of Leisure Travellers from Medan

Mihin Lanka, Sri Lanka's national low cost carrier proudly hosted its first group of leisure travellers who flew to Sri Lanka from Medan, Indonesia. The group of 18 tourists visited...

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Wigneswaran accuses MR

23-04-2014

Wigneswaran accuses MR

Northern Province Chief Minister, C.V. Wigneswaran, in a hard-hitting speech delivered at the Kilinochchi District Development Council (KDDC) meeting said, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has not fulfilled any of the pledges...

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Police failed to arrest any Hambantota s…

23-04-2014

Police failed to arrest any Hambantota suspects

Police had so far failed to arrest any suspects, who hurled rotten eggs and tomatoes at five UNP Parliamentarians, who went on an inspection tour of the Mattala Rajapaksa International...

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UNP submits amendment to avert legalizin…

23-04-2014

UNP submits amendment to avert legalizing casinos

The United National party has decided to submit amendments to the three Projects scheduled to be brought back to Parliament on Thursday and Friday to legalize Casino. These amendments as proposed...

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Colombo's Management Faculty closed agai…

23-04-2014

Colombo's Management Faculty closed again

The Management Faculty of the University of Colombo, which reopened for lectures on Monday (21), was closed once again due to fights between hostellers and non-hostellers, university sources said.     The faculty...

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Foreigner with tattoo of Lord Buddha dep…

23-04-2014

Foreigner with tattoo of Lord Buddha deported

It is said that British Lady who has tried to enter Sri Lanka with a tattoo of Lord Buddha in her forearm of the right arm has been banished to...

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Modi warns SL

23-04-2014

Modi warns SL

India’s BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has issued a veiled threat to Sri Lanka during speeches made over the past few days at election rallies in Tamil Nadu, indicating...

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EPF losses are not realized-CB

23-04-2014

EPF losses are not realized-CB

It is said that the  Central Bank t clarified that the Rs.11.8 billion losses incurred through stock market investments by the Employees Provident Fund in the year 2011 are not...

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Farmers surround District Secretariat

23-04-2014

Farmers surround District Secretariat

It is said that farmers from Huruluwewa who had not received compensations as their cultivations were destroyed due to the distribution of substandard soya bean seeds in 2013 have organized...

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Appointing of war come investigation to …

It is supposed to have a discussion between Navineetham Pillai and the U N secretary general Ban Kee Moon before appointing a war crime investigation team. According to the embassy information,...

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TNA seeks Tamils' right to self-determin…

TNAwill call for Tamils' right to self-determination at its May Day rally scheduled to be held in Chavakachcheri. TNA Jaffna District parliamentarian Mavai Senathirajah has said the TNA would celebrate May...

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SL suspends sending workers to Libya

Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) Deputy Director and Media Spokesman Mangala Randeniya told a local newspaper  that the decision had been taken after considering the reports issued by...

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