Government uses Buddhist monks to gain political objectives-Ranil
Government uses Buddhist monks to gain political objectives-Ranil

30 July 2014

UNP/Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the present rulers have created various forces of Buddhist monks in order to gain their political objectives of the government “This has resulted in Buddhism has got affronted internationally,” he told a meeting with the executive committee of the National Intellectual Council today. Mr. Wickremesinghe said instead of obtaining advice of parliamentary committees, which have become dormant, the Buddha Sasana Ministry is being used to deal with matters of the Buddhist monks. The various forces of Buddhist monks are functioning against the respective chapters and the Mahanayake Theras, he said. Buddhist monks are today being labelled as advisers to so and so, despite their role to advice...

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Three people killed in a road mishap
Three people killed in a road mishap
30 July 2014

It is reported that three people were killed in a collision between a three-wheeler and a private bus at the Meepitiya junction in Kegalle this evening, the Police sources said. The injured were admitted to the Kegalle hospital,...

Aluthgama suspects released legally
Aluthgama suspects released legally
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Police say that a police OIC is empowered to release the 13 suspects of the Aluthgama incident, on police bail. Speaking to BBC Sandeshaya, police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana has said thus, while responding to queries over the...

17 Year Old Boy Siphons Off Millions From Sampath Bank
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  A 17 year old boy from Pollonnaruwa who siphoned off millions of rupees from Sampath Bank in a fraudulent manner was released on bail by the Colombo Fort Magistrate. He was produced before...

Malinga abandons his SL team
Malinga abandons his SL team
30 July 2014

  Sri Lankan star Lasith Malinga has confirmed that he would represent his Indian Premier League (IPL) side Mumbai Indians at the forthcoming Champions League T20 tournament. Malinga's local team Southern...

SL should practically ensure religious harmony -USA
SL should practically ensure religious harmony -USA
30 July 2014

The International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 released by the US State stated that the Bodu Bala Sena(BBS) continued to promote its anti-Muslim campaign, which was linked to violent activities last year.   The report...

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Tense situation among doctors in Nationa…

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Tense situation among doctors in National Hospital

It is reported that tensed situation had erupted between two groups of doctors in Colombo National Hospital and police had been deployed to controle the situation, our news sources said.  The...

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Government uses Buddhist monks to gain p…

30-07-2014

Government uses Buddhist monks to gain political objectives-Ranil

UNP/Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the present rulers have created various forces of Buddhist monks in order to gain their political objectives of the government “This has resulted in Buddhism...

Read more

Three people killed in a road mishap

30-07-2014

Three people killed in a road mishap

It is reported that three people were killed in a collision between a three-wheeler and a private bus at the Meepitiya junction in Kegalle this evening, the Police sources said. The...

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Aluthgama suspects released legally

30-07-2014

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Police say that a police OIC is empowered to release the 13 suspects of the Aluthgama incident, on police bail. Speaking to BBC Sandeshaya, police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana has...

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Outstanding Business Entrepreneur Award …

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Outstanding Business Entrepreneur Award for Nilu Anverally

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17 Year Old Boy Siphons Off Millions Fro…

30-07-2014

17 Year Old Boy Siphons Off Millions From Sampath Bank

  A 17 year old boy from Pollonnaruwa who siphoned off millions of rupees from Sampath Bank in a fraudulent manner was released on bail by the Colombo Fort Magistrate. He was...

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Malinga abandons his SL team

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  Sri Lankan star Lasith Malinga has confirmed that he would represent his Indian Premier League (IPL) side Mumbai Indians at the forthcoming Champions League T20 tournament. Malinga's local team Southern...

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SL should practically ensure religious h…

30-07-2014

SL should practically ensure religious harmony -USA

The International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 released by the US State stated that the Bodu Bala Sena(BBS) continued to promote its anti-Muslim campaign, which was linked to violent activities...

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CEB loss Rs 18.6 billion for the first f…

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CEB loss Rs 18.6 billion for the first four months

The mid- year report of the Ministry of Finance and policy shows that there is mssive  loss of Rs. 18.6 billion in the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) during the first...

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Separate common candidates from TNA-CMC

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The political information reveals that TNA & CMC are planning to present a common Candidate for the Presidential election. The internal information reveals that the minor parties who are fed up...

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Channel 4 journalists ready give evidenc…

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Channel 4 journalists ready give evidence against SL

It is reported  that the leader of the Channel 4 television Callum Macrae and his team members are willing to give evidence to the committee appointed by the Navaneetham Pillai...

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BASL refutes claims made by the Colombo …

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BASL refutes claims made by the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court Bar Association

The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) refuted claims made by the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court Bar Association and Colombo Hulftsdorp Magistrate's Court Bar Association to the effect that the...

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Eastern uni students launched a Satyagra…

30-07-2014

Eastern uni students launched a Satyagraha

It is reported that university students attached to the Eastern University have been launched a sataygraha campaign in Trincolmalle town from 28th of this month. This was due to removal of...

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Nomination accept from today

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Tamil Nadu CM writes to Indian PM again …

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Tamil Nadu CM writes to Indian PM again on Sri Lanka Navy

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has written to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi again to take immediate action through highest diplomatic levels to secure the release of all...

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Pope's visit to Sri Lanka January 12 -15

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Pope's visit to Sri Lanka January 12 -15

The Vatican today confirmed the dates for Pope Francis' trip to Sri Lanka next year. The Holy See Press Office said in a Communiqué that accepting the invitation from the civil...

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UNP members to visit state enterprises …

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United National Party (UNP) said that the party would visit corrupts state enterprises without prior announcement. Kalutara district MP Ajith P. Perera said the UNP parliamentarians'' group will again visit the...

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SLFP and JVP members cross over to the U…

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SLFP and JVP members cross over to the UNP in Laggala

Mr. Ranil Wickremasinghe visited the Laggala electorate in the Matale district as a part of the Janajaya program of the United National Party. He engaged in religious observances at Laggala...

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EC to meet party Secretaries on Uva PC e…

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The Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has summoned all the Secretaries of the political parties expected to contest for the Uva Provincial Council election. The meeting will be held at the Election...

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