One killed, 13 injured in shooting at Kotahena

Friday, 31 July 2015 12:27

In the first major act of violence ahead of the August 17 election, a 42-year-old woman was shot dead and 13 others injured when some unidentified gunmen fired at hundreds of people led by Minister Ravi Karunanayake on election campaigning along Bloemendhal Road, Kotahena this morning, police said.

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Sujeewa Senasinghe noticed to appear in Court

Friday, 31 July 2015 22:54
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Deputy Justice Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe and another person were today noticed to appear in the Homagama Magistrate&rs...


Underworld factions clashed in Kotahena: UPFA

Friday, 31 July 2015 21:42
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While condemning the Kotahena shooting which killed a woman, the UPFA today said the shooting seems to be a result of a ...


Kotahena incident: Police finds car

Friday, 31 July 2015 20:33
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A car suspected to have been used to transport the armed men who opened fire at the supporters of Minister Ravi Karunana...


Video: Ravi points finger at bankrupt politicians

Friday, 31 July 2015 17:37
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Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said the shooting at Kotahena was a breach of democratic principles and was sponsored...


Police sergeant was drunk: Sujeewa

Friday, 31 July 2015 16:28
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Deputy Justice Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe today rejected the allegation that he had threatened a sergeant attached to t...


OUSU calls off Satyagraha after 227 days

Friday, 31 July 2015 15:39
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The members of the Open University Students Unity (OUSU) called off their Satyagraha which was held for the past 227 day...


Sujeewa Senasinghe threatened me: Police sergeant

Friday, 31 July 2015 11:53
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A sergeant attached to the Athurugiriya Police has complained that Deputy Justice Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe had threat...


Army responsible for deaths at Rathupaswela: SLHRC

Friday, 31 July 2015 11:21
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Investigations conducted by the Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission had revealed that the Sri Lanka Army was responsible f...


Aksha Sudhari's bank accounts frozen

Friday, 31 July 2015 08:18
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Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishanta Peiris has ordered that the bank accounts of teledrama actress Aksha Sudhari (who...


Champika challenges MR to debate on bribing Tigers

Friday, 31 July 2015 06:27
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Power and Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka, who accused former President Mahinda Rajapaksa of bribing the LTTE a...


Excise seize illicit fags worth over Rs.60mn in Mattakkuliya

Friday, 31 July 2015 05:47
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A large stock of foreign made illicit cigarettes worth over Rs.96 million was seized by Excise Headquarters Special Crim...


Coal bid runs into fresh controversy

Friday, 31 July 2015 04:04
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The fifty billion rupee per year tender to supply coal to the Lakvijaya Power Plant in Norochcholai for three years has ...


“I don’t believe there is any agreement of the nature that the Channel 4 portrays”- Mahishini

Friday, 31 July 2015 02:20
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Foreign Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Mahishini Colonne yesterday said that she didn’t believe there was any agree...


Crowd hoots Jagath and Vijayamuni

Friday, 31 July 2015 00:18
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At a UPFA propaganda meeting held at the Moneragala Pradeshiya Sabha grounds yesterday, in support of Mahinda Rajapaksa,...


I will not engage in political propaganda supporting TNA: CV

Thursday, 30 July 2015 21:59
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I will not engage in any political propaganda supporting the TNA candidates, instead take a neutral stance, NPC Chief Mi...


AG clears MR in RADA case

Thursday, 30 July 2015 20:34
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Even though the original complaint in connection with an alleged fraud at the Reconstruction and Development Agency (RAD...


Body in bag identified

Thursday, 30 July 2015 20:09
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The woman’s body found in a travelling bag at the Bastian Mawatha private bus terminal in Pettah on Wednesday, had...


Railway strike called off

Thursday, 30 July 2015 20:07
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The strike scheduled to be launched midnight today by the Railways’ Professional Trade Union Alliance had been cal...


Staggering Rs.150 bn for Central expressway: Dullas

Thursday, 30 July 2015 18:38
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The UPFA today claimed that the UNP, which alleged the then UPFA government of spending excessive amount of funds for ex...


Three new diplomats appointed

Thursday, 30 July 2015 17:42
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Three new ambassadors had been appointed to fill vacancies in Sri Lankan Missions in India, Russia and Philippines, the ...


Video: Rupavahini chairman resigns

Thursday, 30 July 2015 17:05
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Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) Chairman Somaratne Dissanayake said today that he would resign his post with eff...


JVP candidate arrested when distributing leaflets

Thursday, 30 July 2015 16:20
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Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Puttalam district candidate Samantha Koralearachchi and a woman supporter were arrested ...


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