Eight injured in a train accident
Eight injured in a train accident

24 July 2014

It is said that three people who were travelling in a hearse were injured when a train heading to Colombo from Palai crashed into it at the Thelangapatha railway crossing in Wanawasala this afternoon, our news sources said. Police said five people travelling in two three-wheelers and a pedestrian were also injured when the three-wheelers were caught up in the accident. The victims were admitted to the Ragama Hospital. The railway track to Colombo Fort was temporarily closed for repairs, the Railway Control Room said. Add new comment

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Algreian  Airline plane crashes in Niger
Algreian Airline plane crashes in Niger
24 July 2014

It is reported that missing flight AH5017 Algerain Airlines with 116 passengers and six crew members were on board, crashes in Niger, foreign media reported. Add new comment

Unit to hear public grievances
Unit to hear public grievances
24 July 2014

It is reported that project has been launched by the Ministry of Public Management Reforms in a bid to investigate public matters and provide appropriate solutions for them.   Governmental bodies such as Ministry of...

110 passengers  and six  crew on board in Algerian plane
110 passengers and six crew on board in Algerian plane
24 July 2014

It is reported that missing flight  AH 5017 had 110 passengers  and six  crew on board, Algerian officials told the foreing media. Add new comment

Algreian  airline plane's lost contacts
Algreian airline plane's lost contacts
24 July 2014

Air Algeria- Algreia's national  airline says it has lost contact with one of its planes flying from Burkino Faso, foreing media reported.While during the recent past two plane crashes reported in the world. It is unclear...

Death sentenced for  four persons
Death sentenced for four persons
24 July 2014

It is said that four people were sentenced to death by the Kandy High court today on charges of having murdered a van driver at Pelmadulla in 1999. Five suspects were produced in Court but one of them had died during the course of the...

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Eight injured in a train accident

24-07-2014

Eight injured in a train accident

It is said that three people who were travelling in a hearse were injured when a train heading to Colombo from Palai crashed into it at the Thelangapatha railway crossing...

Read more

Algreian Airline plane crashes in Niger…

24-07-2014

Algreian  Airline plane crashes in Niger

It is reported that missing flight AH5017 Algerain Airlines with 116 passengers and six crew members were on board, crashes in Niger, foreign media reported.

Read more

Unit to hear public grievances

24-07-2014

Unit to hear public grievances

It is reported that project has been launched by the Ministry of Public Management Reforms in a bid to investigate public matters and provide appropriate solutions for them.   Governmental bodies such...

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110 passengers and six crew on board i…

24-07-2014

110 passengers  and six  crew on board in Algerian plane

It is reported that missing flight  AH 5017 had 110 passengers  and six  crew on board, Algerian officials told the foreing media.

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Algreian airline plane's lost contacts

24-07-2014

Algreian  airline plane's lost contacts

Air Algeria- Algreia's national  airline says it has lost contact with one of its planes flying from Burkino Faso, foreing media reported.While during the recent past two plane crashes reported...

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Death sentenced for four persons

24-07-2014

Death sentenced for  four persons

It is said that four people were sentenced to death by the Kandy High court today on charges of having murdered a van driver at Pelmadulla in 1999. Five suspects were...

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Fifth Oman Air Golf Classic to attract g…

24-07-2014

Fifth Oman Air Golf Classic to attract golfers from Sri Lanka,

         The annual Oman Air Golf Classic 2014 is set to tee off for the fifth consecutive year at the world-class Victoria Golf and Country Resort in Kandy, on 4 -...

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Opposition party leaders to meet today

24-07-2014

Opposition party leaders to meet today

Opposition parties, civic organizations and individuals are to meet today to sign a petition calling for the abolishing of executive presidency, our news sources said. At the meeting former President Chandrika...

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Ven.Madoluwawe Sobitha thero facing a li…

24-07-2014

Ven.Madoluwawe Sobitha thero facing a life threats

It is reported that Ven.Madoluwawe Sobitha thero questions the President whether there is any change in the policies of SLFP or in the Mahinda Chinthanaya. The thero made the question addressing...

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50 Kgs of heroin cleared from Customs

24-07-2014

50 Kgs of heroin cleared from Customs

It is said that Sri LankaCustoms investigation reveals that there were 50 kgs of heroin imported from Pakistan had got released from customs about 3 months back, our news sources...

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Term of Parliament limited to 4 years un…

24-07-2014

Term of Parliament limited to 4 years under UNP regime

UNP/Opposition Leader Ranil  Wickremesinghe said the term of parliament should be limited to four years. “A change does not mean the change of a government but it means an entire change...

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Ranil talks on NGOs

24-07-2014

Ranil talks on NGOs

If NGOs were not permitted to conduct educational programmes, various foundations set up under the names of ministers, too, should not be allowed to do so, said UNP /Opposition Leader...

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Modi wants SAARC Bank

24-07-2014

Modi wants SAARC Bank

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is planning to suggest the setting up of a SAARC Bank to take forward its South Asia initiative that began with invitations to regional...

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Police ask Hirunika to disclose drug bar…

24-07-2014

Police ask Hirunika to disclose drug barons

It is said that Police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana yesterday, in response to the UPFA Western Provincial Councillor Hirunika Premachandra’s claim that she knew the drug barons in Kolonnawa, asked...

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JVP voices the plight of unpaid pensione…

24-07-2014

JVP voices the plight of unpaid pensioners in parliament

It is large number of pensioners including 15,000 former security force members were facing severe hardships as they had not been paid their pensions and pension gratuity payments for one...

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Government blocks Karu’s bid to throttle…

24-07-2014

Government blocks Karu’s bid to throttle casino projects

The government opposed a Bill by UNP MP Karu Jayasuriya seeking amendments to the Strategic Development Projects Act, in Parliament yesterday. At the commencement of public businesses in the House MP...

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EU expresses concern over restrictions o…

23-07-2014

EU expresses concern over restrictions on NGOs and on freedom of expression

The European Union delegation in Sri Lanka today expressed concerns about the Sri Lankan government imposing restrictions on the Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the country. The European Union delegation in Colombo...

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More than 50 persons died in Taiwan plan…

23-07-2014

More than 50 persons died in Taiwan plane crash

More than 51 people were feared dead and seven injured in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials said, with witnesses and local media reporting the flight came down...

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Rev Sobitha thero vehicle met with an ac…

23-07-2014

Rev Sobitha thero vehicle met with an accident

It is reported that the vehicle in which Madoluwawe Sobitha thero had traveled has met with an accident. According to the Cinnamon garden police 3 motor cars have crashed together yesterday...

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Police surround protesters

23-07-2014

Police surround protesters

It is said that more than 2000 University students who are engaged in a protest in front of University Grants Commission had been surrounded by police and Anti-riot Control unit...

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