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, police said. Add new comment

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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
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
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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...

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...

CEB loss Rs 18.6 billion for the first four months
CEB loss Rs 18.6 billion for the first four months
30 July 2014

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 4 months. The reason for that is the dropping down the...

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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...

Read more

Aluthgama suspects released legally

30-07-2014

Aluthgama suspects released legally

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...

Read more

Outstanding Business Entrepreneur Award …

30-07-2014

Outstanding Business Entrepreneur Award for Nilu Anverally

   One of Sri Lanka's foremost entrepreneurs in the fashion retail space, Managing Director of Cotton Collection and Leather Collection Niloufer Anverally was fittingly crowned Outstanding Business Entrepreneur at the Genre...

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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...

Read more

Malinga abandons his SL team

30-07-2014

Malinga abandons his SL team

  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...

Read more

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...

Read more

CEB loss Rs 18.6 billion for the first f…

30-07-2014

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...

Read more

Separate common candidates from TNA-CMC

30-07-2014

Separate common candidates from TNA-CMC

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…

30-07-2014

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 …

30-07-2014

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

30-07-2014

Nomination accept from today

Nominations for Uva Provincial Council election will be accepted from today (30th) until 12.00 noon on 6th August states Elections Secretariat. All political parties that would participate in the elections are...

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Tamil Nadu CM writes to Indian PM again …

30-07-2014

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

30-07-2014

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 …

30-07-2014

UNP members to visit  state enterprises without prior notice

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…

29-07-2014

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…

29-07-2014

EC to meet party Secretaries on Uva PC elections

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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Anura discharges from hospital

29-07-2014

Anura discharges from hospital

JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayaka who was admitted in Ratnapura Accident Service and transferred to the National Colombo Hospital for a vehicle collision in Ratnapura,   has been discharged from the National...

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No A/L classes from July 31-Aug 29

29-07-2014

No A/L classes from July 31-Aug 29

It is reported that conducting tuition classes, seminars, workshops and publicity programmes targeting A/Level candidates prohibited from July 31 to August 29, Examinations Department sources said  

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Bring mustard seeds from a government he…

29-07-2014

Bring mustard seeds from a government henchman who didn’t earn "illegal" money

UNPOpposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday challenged the people of Sri Lanka to bring a handful of mustard seeds from a government henchman who did not earn money illegally from government...

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