PAFFREL concerns on election complains
PAFFREL concerns on election complains

24 April 2014

PAFFREL says that they are very concerned on Bribery Commission and Auditors General Departments action for their complained made by their during the last Provincial Council election. Certain election complains have been directed to both institutes, its Executive Director Rohana...

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Karu meets party heads
24 April 2014

UNP Leadership Council Chairman MP Karu Jayasuriya has met with representatives of JVP,...

UNP protests against casinos
24 April 2014

The UNP staged a protest in Colombo today to demand the withdrawal of the strategic...

Government ministers wants to abolish executive presidency
24 April 2014

The Socialist People’s Front states that the Executive Presidency should be...

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PAFFREL concerns on election complains

24-04-2014

PAFFREL concerns on election complains

PAFFREL says that they are very concerned on Bribery Commission and Auditors General Departments action for their complained made by their during the last Provincial Council election. Certain election complains have...

Read more

Karu meets party heads

24-04-2014

Karu meets party heads

UNP Leadership Council Chairman MP Karu Jayasuriya has met with representatives of JVP, Democratic Party, SLMC and several other parties during the course of last two days. MP Karu Jayasuriya stated...

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Father throws two little children into N…

24-04-2014

Father throws two little children into Nilvala River

A four-year-old girl and her two-year-old brother, who were thrown into the Nilvala River by their father this morning, were rescued by the army personnel on duty at a nearby...

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UNP protests against casinos

24-04-2014

UNP protests against casinos

The UNP staged a protest in Colombo today to demand the withdrawal of the strategic development act for the legalizing of casinos that will be tabled in parliament later in...

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Government ministers wants to abolish ex…

24-04-2014

Government ministers wants to abolish executive presidency

The Socialist People’s Front states that the Executive Presidency should be abolished rather than holding another presidential election. Leader of the Lanka Samasamaja Party Senior Minister Thissa Witharana expressed these views...

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SF accuses government

24-04-2014

SF accuses government

Former Army Commander Gen. Sarath Fonseka claimed that the government’s rehabilitation programme for LTTE cadres was not carried out properly and as a result some of them were back on...

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Appointing of war come investigation to …

24-04-2014

Appointing of war come investigation to is in its final phase

It is supposed to have a discussion between Navineetham Pillai and the U N secretary general Ban Kee Moon before appointing a war crime investigation team. According to the embassy information,...

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TNA seeks Tamils' right to self-determin…

24-04-2014

TNA seeks Tamils' right to self-determination at Chavakachcheri May Day rally

TNAwill call for Tamils' right to self-determination at its May Day rally scheduled to be held in Chavakachcheri. TNA Jaffna District parliamentarian Mavai Senathirajah has said the TNA would celebrate May...

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SL suspends sending workers to Libya

24-04-2014

SL suspends sending workers to Libya

Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE) Deputy Director and Media Spokesman Mangala Randeniya told a local newspaper  that the decision had been taken after considering the reports issued by...

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UNP to protest against Casino Bill

24-04-2014

UNP to protest against Casino Bill

It is said that with the government expected to re-present the Bill to establish "Integrated Resorts Bill" in parliament today, which it was alleged would bring down the existing low...

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SLC dropped deciplinary action against t…

24-04-2014

SLC dropped deciplinary action against two cricketers

Sri Lanka Cricket will not pursue any deciplinary action against Mahela Jayawardena and Kumara Sangakkara and the matter has been cloed says Sri Lanka Cricket Chief Jayantha Dharmadasa, our news...

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Now a section of nurses to strike in ten…

24-04-2014

Now a section of nurses to strike in ten days

The Government Nursing Officers’ Association (GNOA) yesterday warned they would strike in ten days if the Health Ministry failed to give approval for clinical practices for nurses following midwifery and...

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Mahanayake request the government to wra…

23-04-2014

Mahanayake request the government to wrap up casino bill

It is said that members of the Bodu Bala Sena, Ravana Balaya and National Sangha Council today briefed Malwatta Chapter Mahanayake Ven Thibbotuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera about the government remaining...

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Casino bill against the Constitution- Ve…

23-04-2014

Casino bill against the Constitution- Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera

It is said S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike’s Government in1956 closed the racecourse by banning horse racing in Colombo and replaced it with a university but this Government was going to start casinos...

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UNP MPs to hold a protest against propos…

23-04-2014

UNP MPs to hold a protest against proposed Casino site

  United National Party (UNP) MPs will hold a protest rally at the proposed site of the Crown Multi-Purpose Development Project at D. R. Wijewardene Mawatha in Colombo to show their...

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Private bank in Moratuwa robbed and att…

23-04-2014

 Private bank in Moratuwa robbed and attempted robbery in Kirulapone foiled

Armed men robbed CDB Bank in Rawathawatta, an attempted robbery foild as security guards fired at robbers at Seylan Bank in Kirulapone, police sources said.During the recent past  robberies took...

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Angelo Mathews new ODI Captain

23-04-2014

Angelo Mathews new ODI Captain

Angelo Mathews appointed as Sri Lanka's One Day International (ODI) Captain, Lahiru Thrimanna Vice Captain, while Lasith Malinga appointed as T20 Captain and Thrimanaa as Vice Captain

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Mihin Lanka hosts its first group of Lei…

23-04-2014

Mihin Lanka hosts its first group of Leisure Travellers from Medan

Mihin Lanka, Sri Lanka's national low cost carrier proudly hosted its first group of leisure travellers who flew to Sri Lanka from Medan, Indonesia. The group of 18 tourists visited...

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Wigneswaran accuses MR

23-04-2014

Wigneswaran accuses MR

Northern Province Chief Minister, C.V. Wigneswaran, in a hard-hitting speech delivered at the Kilinochchi District Development Council (KDDC) meeting said, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has not fulfilled any of the pledges...

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Police failed to arrest any Hambantota s…

23-04-2014

Police failed to arrest any Hambantota suspects

Police had so far failed to arrest any suspects, who hurled rotten eggs and tomatoes at five UNP Parliamentarians, who went on an inspection tour of the Mattala Rajapaksa International...

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PAFFREL says that they are very concerned on Bribery Commission and Auditors General Departments action for their complained made by their during the last Provincial Council election. Certain election complains have...

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UNP Leadership Council Chairman MP Karu Jayasuriya has met with representatives of JVP, Democratic Party, SLMC and several other parties during the course of last two days. MP Karu Jayasuriya stated...

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Father throws two little children into N…

A four-year-old girl and her two-year-old brother, who were thrown into the Nilvala River by their father this morning, were rescued by the army personnel on duty at a nearby...

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