TNA spit
TNA spit

28 July 2014

It is reported that there is a huge split within TNA regarding the decision to be taken at the Presidential election. One team says that they should support to the common Candidate of the opposition, and the other team says that they should present their own Candidate, our news sources said.   Add new comment

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Showers will occur at times in several parts of the country
Showers will occur at times in several parts of the country
28 July 2014

Showers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts, Meteorology Department states that. Thundershowers will develop at several places in the North central, Uva and...

Police discovered several human skeletal remains in Katuwila, Ahungalla
Police discovered several human skeletal remains in Katuwila, Ahungalla
28 July 2014

It is said report that Police have discovered several human skeletal remains at a cinnamon cultivation land in Katuwila, Ahungalla, our news sources said. The discovery was made by officers of the Ahungalla Police according to...

Vacancies unfilled in the government hospitals
Vacancies unfilled in the government hospitals
28 July 2014

It is said that  vacancies unfilled in the government hospitals in the Southern Province where a chronic shortage of doctors, nurses and medical personnel prevailed.   There was a shortage of medical lab technologists...

Shirani B has no idea of entering politics
Shirani B has no idea of entering politics
28 July 2014

Former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake has no intention of entering politics, says senior lawyer of her group of lawyers. He mentioned that she is strongly believes that the social justice will be served in near future and she...

BASL President expressed his dissatisfaction over IGP’s decision
BASL President expressed his dissatisfaction over IGP’s decision
28 July 2014

BASL President Upul Jayasuriya  expressed his dissatisfaction over IGP’s decision to seek the Ministry Secretary’s approval and alleged that it was “ridiculous to forward his request to the Ministry Secretary as...

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TNA spit

28-07-2014

TNA spit

It is reported that there is a huge split within TNA regarding the decision to be taken at the Presidential election. One team says that they should support to the common...

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Showers will occur at times in several p…

28-07-2014

Showers will occur at times in several parts of the country

Showers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts, Meteorology Department states that. Thundershowers will develop at several places in the...

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Police discovered several human skeletal…

28-07-2014

Police discovered several human skeletal remains in Katuwila, Ahungalla

It is said report that Police have discovered several human skeletal remains at a cinnamon cultivation land in Katuwila, Ahungalla, our news sources said. The discovery was made by officers of...

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Vacancies unfilled in the government hos…

28-07-2014

Vacancies unfilled in the government hospitals

It is said that  vacancies unfilled in the government hospitals in the Southern Province where a chronic shortage of doctors, nurses and medical personnel prevailed.   There was a shortage of medical...

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Shirani B has no idea of entering politi…

28-07-2014

Shirani B has no idea of entering politics

Former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake has no intention of entering politics, says senior lawyer of her group of lawyers. He mentioned that she is strongly believes that the social justice will...

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BASL President expressed his dissatisfac…

28-07-2014

BASL President expressed his dissatisfaction over IGP’s decision

BASL President Upul Jayasuriya  expressed his dissatisfaction over IGP’s decision to seek the Ministry Secretary’s approval and alleged that it was “ridiculous to forward his request to the Ministry Secretary...

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UNP Uva PC election nomination board to …

28-07-2014

UNP Uva PC election nomination board to meet on 29th July

United National Party (UNP) for the Uva Provincial Council election will meet for the first time on July 29, party sources said. The nomination board will meet daily to consider the...

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Opposition to be brought to a common pla…

27-07-2014

Opposition to be brought to a common platform-Karu

UNP leadership council chairman Karu Jayasuriya says all leaders in the opposition will be brought to a single platform for the common objective of building the opinion in society that...

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Tangalle PS Chairman not returned office…

27-07-2014

Tangalle PS Chairman not returned office keys

It is reported that Tangalle Pradeshiya Sabha (PS) Chairman Sampath Chandrapushpa Vidanapathirana, sentenced to prison over the killing of British tourist Kurram Shaikh and the raping of his Russian girlfriend,...

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Railway incurred Rs15 million loss per d…

27-07-2014

Railway incurred Rs15 million loss per day

It has been revealed that the losses made by the department of railways on a daily basis, stands at Rs 15 million, our news sources said A senior spokesperson for the...

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Thundershowers at several places

27-07-2014

Thundershowers at several places

It is reported that showers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts. Showers may spread to the North-Western province...

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Seized drugs back to market-Ranil

27-07-2014

Seized drugs back to market-Ranil

UNP/Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe at a 'Janajaya' event held yesterday  at Matale questioned as to what happen to the drugs seized from different areas. He mentioned that it is suspicious whether those...

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Anoma Gamage wants quota system for more…

27-07-2014

Anoma Gamage wants quota system for more women’s participation in politics

Sri Lanka should follow other countries in Asia and introduce a quota system to ensure more women’s participation in politics, says UNP MP Dr. Anoma Gamage. She notes that the around...

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More liquor licences issued in 2013

27-07-2014

More liquor licences issued in 2013

It is reported that the government’s much hyped “mathata thitha” policy to discourage liquor consumption may be in place but that has not stopped the Excise Department from issuing 62...

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JHU unhappy with government

27-07-2014

JHU unhappy with government

Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) Western Provincial Councilor, Nishantha Sri Warnasinghe yesterday said the UPFA government’s stand on national issues were akin to "monkeys building shelters when it rains".   He charged that...

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Resolve Tamil issue for better trade –In…

27-07-2014

Resolve Tamil issue for better trade –India

India has told Sri Lanka that it needs to resolve the Tamil issue for making progress in bilateral trade and commerce, a senior BJP leader has said.    "We have told them...

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EU concerned over NGO restrictions

27-07-2014

EU concerned over NGO restrictions

The EU Heads of Mission and the Ambassadors of Norway and Switzerland said they were “very concerned” about the recent efforts to restrict legitimate public activities of civil society and...

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Workshop disrupted- FMM

27-07-2014

Workshop disrupted- FMM

It is reported that Free Media Movement (FMM) said that a workshop which was scheduled to be held at the Sri Lanka Press Institute in Colombo yesterday was disrupted by...

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TNA will consider if invited

27-07-2014

TNA will consider if invited

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says it will consider meeting with the three international experts appointed to the Presidential Commission on Missing Persons during their expected visit to Sri Lanka, if...

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SL Navy brings home 41 fishermen release…

27-07-2014

SL Navy brings home 41 fishermen released from India

  It is reported that Sri Lanka Navy Thursday brought home 41 Sri Lankan fishermen released from the custody of Indian officials.   Indian Coast Guard Ship " Sarang " has handed over...

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It is reported that there is a huge split within TNA regarding the decision to be taken at the Presidential election. One team says that they should support to the common...

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Showers will occur at times in several p…

Showers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts, Meteorology Department states that. Thundershowers will develop at several places in the...

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Police discovered several human skeletal…

It is said report that Police have discovered several human skeletal remains at a cinnamon cultivation land in Katuwila, Ahungalla, our news sources said. The discovery was made by officers of...

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