Imminent MR faction exit a blessing for SLFP: Amunugama

Thursday, 2 July 2015 18:39

Alluding to a certain split within the SLFP led UPFA, Minister Sarath Amunugama said the SLFP felt the situation came as a miserable pleasure because the gap created by the Mahinda Rajapaksa faction's exit, could be filled with educated youth in the nomination lists at the upcoming Parliamentary elections.

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Prasanna to join MR bandwagon, even sans SLFP

Thursday, 2 July 2015 21:52
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Chief Minister of the Western Provincial Council Prasanna Ranatunga said today that he would contest the upcoming genera...


Maithri rejects MR

Thursday, 2 July 2015 19:14
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President Maithripala Sirisena has apparently rejected to give nominations to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, sou...


Video: Mahendran left without informing: Bandula

Thursday, 2 July 2015 19:07
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Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran left the island even without passing over his liabilities to another official or ...


Ceypetco suspends millions worth oil contracts

Thursday, 2 July 2015 17:40
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State-owned Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (Ceypetco) has suspended oil contracts worth millions of dollars signed last ye...


COPE report proves CB governor intervened in scam: JVP

Thursday, 2 July 2015 16:49
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The JVP today alleged it was clear from the written evidence in the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) report that C...


SLMC to contest with UNP

Thursday, 2 July 2015 15:48
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The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) is planning to contest the general election with the United National Party ( UNP) ,...


FCID questions Prasanna Ranatunga’s wife

Thursday, 2 July 2015 14:38
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The wife of Western Provincial Council Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga is being questioned by the Financial Crime Inve...


Thajudeen’s phone records could not be retrieved

Thursday, 2 July 2015 13:18
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Dialog Telekom PLC today asserted by an affidavit to a Colombo Magistrate that it could not provide telephone details pe...


Still no clue about missing SL fishermen

Thursday, 2 July 2015 12:37
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Search operations are underway to locate three Sri Lankan fishermen gone missing while fishing in the seas off Tangalle,...


Mystery vibration at Bambalapitiya

Thursday, 2 July 2015 10:09
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Investigations are being carried out into a report that residents had sensed some kind of a vibration which had occurred...


3 cops arrested over extorting money from couple

Thursday, 2 July 2015 09:41
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Two police sergeants and a constable driver attached to the police emergency unit were yesterday arrested by the Cinnamo...


Mid sea operation launched to seize narcotics vessel

Thursday, 2 July 2015 08:21
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An offshore operation has been in progress for the past 48 hours, jointly conducted by members of the Sri Lanka Ports Au...


MS won't give nominations to MR- Rajitha

Thursday, 2 July 2015 05:10
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Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said yesterday that as far as he knew President Maithripala Sirisena had not changed h...


Swan symbol revived

Thursday, 2 July 2015 03:05
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The ‘swan’ symbol may appear again on ballot papers at the August 17 general elections as the New Democratic...


20 Peliyagoda Crime Division officers transferred

Thursday, 2 July 2015 00:24
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More than 20 police personnel attached to the Peliyagoda Crime Division were transferred with immediate effect in connec...


Rare conjunction of Venus and Jupiter

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 22:38
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The two brightest planets, Venus and Jupiter are visible after sunset pass extremely closer to each other from July 1, A...


We will go it alone unless threat from MR arises: SF

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 21:56
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While claiming they would contest alone at the upcoming General Election, Democratic Party Leader, Field Marshall Sarath...


MR not party leader so can say anything: CBK

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 18:12
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Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunge commenting on her successor Mahinda Rajapaksa’s speech at Meda...


Indian Ocean is not India's alone: China

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 16:53
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The Indian Ocean cannot be a backyard of India which navies of other countries could not visit, the Chinese ministry of ...


TN fishermen fast demanding arrested fishermen’s release

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 14:53
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About 250 fishermen began an indefinite fast in front of a bus stand in Rameswaram today, demanding the release of 14 fi...


People will consign MR to the dustbin: Navin

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 14:49
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In a response to former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s speech today, Tourism and Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake ...


Four SSPs, three ASPs transferred

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 13:50
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The Police Department today announced that four SSPs and three ASPs including one from the CID and the other from the TI...


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Demand for permanent employment

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Etihad airways wins three coveted world travel awards including middle east’s leading airline

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For the ninth consecutive year, Etihad Airways has been named The Middle East’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards Middle East. The prestigious gala ceremony was held last night at the F... Read More...