Where is the law and order in the country? Karu
Where is the law and order in the country? Karu

19 April 2014

UNP acting leader Kara Jayasuriya said that 17th April will report as a dark day of the annals of the history. UNP MPs were attacked  several goons at the  Rajapaksa dominated area when they were on a fact finding mission  to inspect the government two non- viable...

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Showers or thundershowers over most provinces
19 April 2014

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over most provinces during the...

Buddhist monk assaulted to death
19 April 2014

It is said that Chief Incumbent of the Saranankara Temple in Elpitiya, Wettewe...

UNP demand international probe on Hambanthota attack
19 April 2014

Acting Opposition Leader John Amaratunga requests for an international and local inquiry...

Audit of Rs 1.3 T EPF fund not submitted
19 April 2014

UNP MP, Harsha de Silva, issuing a statement said: "This is notwithstanding the...

Docs to go ahead with strike
19 April 2014

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) yesterday renewed their threat...

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Where is the law and order in the countr…

19-04-2014

Where is the law and order in the country? Karu

UNP acting leader Kara Jayasuriya said that 17th April will report as a dark day of the annals of the history. UNP MPs were attacked  several goons at the  Rajapaksa dominated...

Read more

Showers or thundershowers over most prov…

19-04-2014

Showers or thundershowers over most provinces

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over most provinces during the afternoon and night. Showers can be expected in the coastal areas from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo...

Read more

Reporters Without Borders condemns attac…

19-04-2014

Reporters Without Borders condemns attack on Tamil journalist

International media-rights watchdog, Reporters Without Borders together with its partner organization, Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka (JDS), have condemned a recent attack on a freelance Tamil journalist, near the...

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Buddhist monk assaulted to death

19-04-2014

Buddhist monk assaulted to death

It is said that Chief Incumbent of the Saranankara Temple in Elpitiya, Wettewe Pagnnakeerthi Thero, who was being treated for stab wounds for over a month at the Karapitiya Teaching...

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UNP demand international probe on Hamban…

19-04-2014

UNP demand international probe on Hambanthota attack

Acting Opposition Leader John Amaratunga requests for an international and local inquiry into the incident where a group of UNP MPs were attacked in Hambantota yesterday. Speaking to our news team,...

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Audit of Rs 1.3 T EPF fund not submitted

19-04-2014

Audit of Rs 1.3 T EPF fund not submitted

UNP MP, Harsha de Silva, issuing a statement said: "This is notwithstanding the cynical press releases by the Central Bank 'warning' the public not to be misled by 'certain politicians'...

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Docs to go ahead with strike

19-04-2014

Docs to go ahead with strike

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) yesterday renewed their threat to go ahead with an indefinite strike from April 22 unless the doctors’ service minute was implemented prior to that...

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Five dead after van falls into lake in K…

19-04-2014

Five dead after van falls into lake in Kataragama

It is said that five persons have been reported dead after the van they were traveling in fell into the Datagamuwa lake in Kataragama this morning, Police Spokesman SSP Ajith...

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Sajith condemns H’tota incident

19-04-2014

Sajith condemns H’tota incident

Hambantota is fast becoming a place notorious for thuggery and crimes providing grist to the anti -Lankan forces that question on the good governance and break down of law and...

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More than 171 people affected due to rai…

19-04-2014

More than 171 people affected due to rain

The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said yesterday that nine people had been killed after being struck by lightning so far this year and the Meteorology Department warned of strong winds...

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Lawlessness experienced at Hambantota -E…

19-04-2014

Lawlessness experienced at Hambantota -Eran

UNP parliamentarian Eran Wickremeratne says that there is no law and order in the country, which experienced at Hambantota couple of days ago . Both places they visited at Hambantota area...

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Severe damage in Anuradhapura due to rai…

19-04-2014

Severe damage in Anuradhapura due to rain

Several houses in Anuradhapura city limit have been damaged due to torrential rain along with lighting and thunder yesterday evening. Power supply has also come to a standstill due to the...

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UNP acting leader to complain on the Ham…

18-04-2014

UNP acting leader to complain on the Hambantota incident

UNP acting leader Karu Jayasuriya will complained to the speaker of the parliament Chamal Rajapakse and the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP)  Gamini Navaratne against the attack on UNP...

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez is no more

18-04-2014

Gabriel Garcia Marquez is no more

Nobel Prize winning Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, widely seen as the most popular writer in Spanish language since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, passed away at home...

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UNP wants independent probe against Hamb…

18-04-2014

UNP wants independent probe against Hambantota attack

The UNP MPs, who visited the Hambantota Port and the Mattala Airport yesterday, came under attack by a group of government supporters led by local politicians when the visitors were...

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Sangakkara submitted resignation from …

18-04-2014

Sangakkara  submitted  resignation from T20 Cricket

Sri Lanka’s former cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara today submitted his resignation from International T20 Cricket, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said. In a letter to the Chairman of Selectors, Mr.Sangakkara said, "It...

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Nine dead in tractor accident

18-04-2014

Nine dead in tractor accident

It is said that  least 9 bodies have been recovered after a tractor carrying passengers who were travelling to visit their relatives for New Years fell into an irrigation canal...

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Tamil Nadu failed to protect fishermen -…

18-04-2014

Tamil Nadu failed to protect fishermen - Modi

A day after Congress president Sonia Gandhi said that UPA had done a lot for the welfare of fishermen in Tamil Nadu at a meeting in Kanyakumari, BJP’s Prime Ministerial...

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51 killed in accidents during the festiv…

18-04-2014

51 killed in accidents during the festive season

Around 51 persons were killed in 44 motor accidents during the last few days, Police Media Spokesman Office said. Colombo National Hospital Nurses trainer Pushpa Ramyani de Soyza says that 956...

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Police nab 14,153 drunk drivers

18-04-2014

Police nab 14,153 drunk drivers

From January to April of this year, 14,153 drunk drivers were detected, according to Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana.    He added that 12 bus drivers will lose their licenses permanently...

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Where is the law and order in the countr…

UNP acting leader Kara Jayasuriya said that 17th April will report as a dark day of the annals of the history. UNP MPs were attacked  several goons at the  Rajapaksa dominated...

Read more

Showers or thundershowers over most prov…

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over most provinces during the afternoon and night. Showers can be expected in the coastal areas from Puttalam to Hambantota via Colombo...

Read more

Reporters Without Borders condemns attac…

International media-rights watchdog, Reporters Without Borders together with its partner organization, Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka (JDS), have condemned a recent attack on a freelance Tamil journalist, near the...

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