SLMC and JHU to boycott casino debate
SLMC and JHU to boycott casino debate

21 April 2014

Two coalitions of the government Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) and Jathka Hela Urumaya  (JHU) said that they have decided to boycott the debate. Accordingly approval will be sought after they are taken up for debate on the 24th and 25th. The gazette with regard to the...

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Three schools in the Seethaawaka closed due to dengue outbreak
21 April 2014

     It is said that Homagama Zonal Education Office today announced...

Government clarifies visa issue of BBC correspondent
21 April 2014

The government dismissed reports that the government did not extend BBC Sri Lanka...

LTTE suspect escaped
21 April 2014

A LTTE suspect who was in remand custody escaped while receiving treatment at...

Two arrested for treasure hunting in Medawachchiya
21 April 2014

It is said that  Medawachchiya Police have arrested two individuals who were engaged...

Special UNP Parliamentary group meeting today
21 April 2014

Acting Opposition leader and Chief Opposition Whip, John Amaratunga said a special UNP...

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SLMC and JHU to boycott casino debate

21-04-2014

SLMC and JHU to boycott casino debate

Two coalitions of the government Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) and Jathka Hela Urumaya  (JHU) said that they have decided to boycott the debate. Accordingly approval will be sought after they...

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Three schools in the Seethaawaka closed …

21-04-2014

Three schools in the Seethaawaka closed due to dengue outbreak

     It is said that Homagama Zonal Education Office today announced the closure of three schools in the Seethaawaka Divisional Secretariat Division for three days as a result of a Dengue...

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Government clarifies visa issue of BBC c…

21-04-2014

Government clarifies visa issue of BBC correspondent

The government dismissed reports that the government did not extend BBC Sri Lanka correspondent Charles Havilland's Visa saying that the government, in fact, has extended his visa by three more...

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LTTE suspect escaped

21-04-2014

LTTE suspect escaped

A LTTE suspect who was in remand custody escaped while receiving treatment at Vavniya  hospital, police sources said. Therefore police and security foreces have  launched to special operation to arrest him.

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Two arrested for treasure hunting in Med…

21-04-2014

Two arrested for treasure hunting in Medawachchiya

It is said that  Medawachchiya Police have arrested two individuals who were engaged in treasure hunting activities at a land in Kudagama area in Medawachchiya, the Police Media Unit told...

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Special UNP Parliamentary group meeting …

21-04-2014

Special UNP Parliamentary group meeting today

Acting Opposition leader and Chief Opposition Whip, John Amaratunga said a special UNP Parliamentary group meeting will take place today, to discuss the future course of action, in the wake...

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Hambantota attack for the people not for…

21-04-2014

Hambantota attack for the people not for UNP

Addressing a media conference at party head office at Pelawatte, JVP Propaganda Secretary Vijitha Herath said that Parliamentarians including the members of the opposition had a right to visit any...

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Quack specialists in private hospitals

21-04-2014

Quack specialists in private hospitals

The Health Ministry and the GMOA have pointed to the government the danger involved in the patient care at private hospitals due to non-maintenance of specialist registries. As some private hospitals...

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Rain caused damage for 200 houses

21-04-2014

Rain caused damage for 200 houses

Due to the heavy rain and wind in several part of the country more than 200 houses have been destroyed, Deserter Management Center said. Around eight houses were completely damaged....

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Another tax for transferring of duty fre…

21-04-2014

Another tax for transferring of duty free vehicles

The government intends to impose a 10 percent tax for transferring of imported duty free vehicles, our news sources said. The Finance Ministry has issued a special circular on this. When...

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Water cut today

21-04-2014

Water cut today

A water cut today from 3 pm to 11 pm along W.A Silva Mawatha to Thunmulla, Bambalapitiya Maya Avenue and all by roads, Water Board sources said.Due to an urgent...

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Government to hammer taxes on several it…

20-04-2014

Government to hammer taxes on several items soon

It is reported that the government is planning to increase the taxes of several items including that of mobile phones, motor cars and cement and iron bars used in construction...

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Ajith Perera denies MR allegations

20-04-2014

Ajith Perera denies MR allegations

UNP MP Ajith Perera today denied claims made by President Mahinda Rajapaksa that the group of visiting UNP parliamentarians had ridiculed the development taking place in Hambantota as they left...

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Three more gazettes to build tax-free ca…

20-04-2014

Three more gazettes to build tax-free casinos - JVP

The government has decided to hold a debate and vote on the 3 gazette notification on April 24 and 25, JVP Propaganda Secretary MP Vijitha Herath said, addressing a press...

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Largest "Walla-Patta" stock se…

20-04-2014

Largest "Walla-Patta" stock seized by the Customs

It is said that a Sri Lankan and two Indians possessing a stock of 48 kgs of "Walla-Patta"  worth Rs. 38.4 million were arrested by Custom officials at the Bandaranaike...

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Two died five injured in an accident

20-04-2014

Two died five injured in an accident

It is said that two people were killed and five injured when a three wheeler collided with a jeep at the Ohalpola Junction in Narammala on the Narammala- Kuliyapitiya Road...

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Another 143 drunk drivers nabbed

20-04-2014

Another 143 drunk drivers nabbed

The Police Department says that 143 motorists have been arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol in inspection carried out within 24 hours as of 6.00am this...

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BBS CEO claims life under threat

20-04-2014

BBS CEO claims life under threat

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) has claimed that his life is under threat. In a letter addressed to President, Mahinda Rajapaksa, BBS CEO   Dr. Dilantha Withanage,...

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Casino laws coming again

20-04-2014

Casino laws coming again

UNP MP and Chief Opposition Whip John Amaratunga said yesterday they would strongly oppose the attempts to grant tax concessions for a casino-related project. The regulations grant a host of tax...

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Sri Lankan national coach Paul Farbrace …

20-04-2014

Sri Lankan national coach Paul Farbrace to quit

Paul Farbrace, the recently appointed Sri Lanka cricket coach, is tipped to be appointed as assistant to Peter Moores, who has been appointed as new head coach of England team...

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SLMC and JHU to boycott casino debate

Two coalitions of the government Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) and Jathka Hela Urumaya  (JHU) said that they have decided to boycott the debate. Accordingly approval will be sought after they...

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Three schools in the Seethaawaka closed …

     It is said that Homagama Zonal Education Office today announced the closure of three schools in the Seethaawaka Divisional Secretariat Division for three days as a result of a Dengue...

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The government dismissed reports that the government did not extend BBC Sri Lanka correspondent Charles Havilland's Visa saying that the government, in fact, has extended his visa by three more...

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