Ranil ready to take to streets
Ranil ready to take to streets

21 August 2014

Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says he is prepared to take to the streets and fight in order to safeguared Buddhism. He says the temporalities act to be submitted by the government wouldn’t have any positive effect on Buddhism. Mr. Wickremesinghe was speaking today at a discussion with Ven. Maduluwawe Sobhita Thera at Naga Vihara today. Add new comment

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Hospital staff to end strike tomorrow
Hospital staff to end strike tomorrow
21 August 2014

The Samastha Lanka Suva Seva Sangamaya says their strike will end at 6.30 am tomorrow. The decision follows a letter signed by the treasury secretary that promises to solve their issues within three months.   Add new comment

UNP office attacked
UNP office attacked
21 August 2014

A UNP office at Galahagama in Uva Paranagama came under attack around 3.00 am today. A three wheeler was set on fire. UNP candidate Jayantha Kannangara says supporters of UPFA candidate A.M. Buddhadasa were responsible for the...

UNP to move no confidence motion against UPFA In CPC
UNP to move no confidence motion against UPFA In CPC
21 August 2014

The UNP-led opposition in the Central Provincial Council  (CPC) is planning to bring in a motion of no confidence against the UPFA administration. Leader of the Opposition of the CPC Ranjith Aluwihare told a media conference...

HC Judge moved out from Hasitha Madawela murder case
HC Judge moved out from Hasitha Madawela murder case
21 August 2014

Gampaha District High Court Judge Piyaseli Wickremesinghe Maturata has been move out from hearing the former Kelaniya Pradehsiya Sbha UPFA member Hasitha Madawela's murder case, our news sources said High Court Judge has informed...

SLFP posters printed in SPC
SLFP posters printed in SPC
21 August 2014

UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake said that all SLFP election propaganda materials including posters and banners for the Uva Provincial Council election are  printed at the State Printing Corporation (SPC) office. This was...

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Ranil ready to take to streets

21-08-2014

Ranil ready to take to streets

Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says he is prepared to take to the streets and fight in order to safeguared Buddhism. He says the temporalities act to be submitted by the government...

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Hospital staff to end strike tomorrow

21-08-2014

Hospital staff to end strike tomorrow

The Samastha Lanka Suva Seva Sangamaya says their strike will end at 6.30 am tomorrow. The decision follows a letter signed by the treasury secretary that promises to solve their issues...

Read more

UNP office attacked

21-08-2014

UNP office attacked

A UNP office at Galahagama in Uva Paranagama came under attack around 3.00 am today. A three wheeler was set on fire. UNP candidate Jayantha Kannangara says supporters of UPFA candidate A.M....

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UNP to move no confidence motion against…

21-08-2014

UNP to move no confidence motion against UPFA In CPC

The UNP-led opposition in the Central Provincial Council  (CPC) is planning to bring in a motion of no confidence against the UPFA administration. Leader of the Opposition of the CPC Ranjith...

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HC Judge moved out from Hasitha Madawela…

21-08-2014

HC Judge moved out from Hasitha Madawela murder case

Gampaha District High Court Judge Piyaseli Wickremesinghe Maturata has been move out from hearing the former Kelaniya Pradehsiya Sbha UPFA member Hasitha Madawela's murder case, our news sources said High Court...

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SLFP posters printed in SPC

21-08-2014

SLFP posters printed in SPC

UNP General Secretary Tissa Attanayake said that all SLFP election propaganda materials including posters and banners for the Uva Provincial Council election are  printed at the State Printing Corporation (SPC)...

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Warrant issued to SF's Private Secretary

21-08-2014

Warrant issued to SF's Private Secretary

It is reported that the warrants have being issued to Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka’s Private Secretary, who was a former army officer Senaka Haripriya de Silva, our news sources...

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Government has made COPE a toothless bod…

21-08-2014

Government has made COPE a toothless body-Kiriella

The  government has made COPE a toothless body and there is no way to investigate into the findings of the COPE report, UNP Parliamentarian Lakshman Kirirella said. “With the abolition of...

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UPFA blatantly violates election laws-Bi…

21-08-2014

UPFA blatantly violates election laws-Bimal

Election laws were being blatantly violated by the UPFA in the Uva Province especially in the Moneragala District where the ruling coalition’s Chief Ministerial candidate was contesting the election, the...

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UN can conduct effective investigation w…

21-08-2014

UN can conduct effective investigation without visiting Sri Lanka-Pillay

UN Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay says that the United Nations will conduct an effective investigation into reports of war crimes in Sri Lanka without visiting the country. She made this...

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Former Secretary of the SPC involved in …

21-08-2014

Former Secretary of the SPC involved in a pension fraud

It is reported that the Criminal Investigation Department has taken the former Secretary of the Southern Provincial Council (SPC) N.A .Amaradasa for an alleged involvement of a pension fraud. This person...

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Crucial discussion on Uva election

21-08-2014

Crucial discussion on Uva election

It is reported that a crucial discussion on the Uva Provincial Council election held at the Rajagiriya Election Secretariat yesterday. The election will be held on 20 September 2014. The meeting...

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Colombo roads closed for six days

21-08-2014

Colombo roads closed for six days

Several roads in Colombo will be closed for six days starting from yesterday due to urgent repairs for roads in the city. From 8.30 am to 5.30 pm several roads including...

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People have decided to remove govt. for …

21-08-2014

People have decided to remove govt. for not fulfilling promises – Daya Gamage

The very people who have elected the present government, have already decided to remove the regime for not having fulfilled the promises it has given to them, says UNP national...

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India and SL discuss eradicating growing…

20-08-2014

India and SL discuss eradicating growing drug menace

Sri Lanka and India together shared concerns today over the growing menace of narcotic drugs and latest trends in narcotics smuggling in Indo-Sri Lankan sector during the firs-ever talks between...

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MR instructed not to promote Karu

20-08-2014

MR instructed not to promote Karu

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed state and private media institutions to censor news promoting UNP leadership council Chairman Karu Jayasuriya, several media reported. Speaking to journalists of several media stations himself,...

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Moon supports Pillay’s investigation

20-08-2014

Moon supports Pillay’s investigation

The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon fully supports the OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka, Spokesperson for Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric says. He made the observation in return for a question asked by...

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Notorious drug dealer nabbed

20-08-2014

Notorious drug dealer nabbed

A notorious drug dealer and wanted criminal Nuwan Udaya Gunatilake alias “ Kudu Nuwan” has been arrested  in Meethotamulla, police sources said

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Speed guns will be used after sign board…

20-08-2014

Speed guns will be used after sign board situated-Police

It is said that radar guns to check speeding vehicles will come into operation after the sign boards indicating the speed limits are put up, the Police Headquarters said today. Clarifying...

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TNCC questions Swamy’s Sri Lanka visit

20-08-2014

TNCC questions Swamy’s Sri Lanka visit

The Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President B S Gnanadesikan on Tuesday asked the Centre to clarify in what capacity did BJP leader Subramanian Swamy visited Sri Lanka recently. While welcoming dialogue...

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Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says he is prepared to take to the streets and fight in order to safeguared Buddhism. He says the temporalities act to be submitted by the government...

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The Samastha Lanka Suva Seva Sangamaya says their strike will end at 6.30 am tomorrow. The decision follows a letter signed by the treasury secretary that promises to solve their issues...

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UNP office attacked

A UNP office at Galahagama in Uva Paranagama came under attack around 3.00 am today. A three wheeler was set on fire. UNP candidate Jayantha Kannangara says supporters of UPFA candidate A.M....

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