Mob attacks Palai Police team

Monday, 25 May 2015 09:26

A Police team from Palai came under attack from residents, when they had attempted to arrest a suspect of an assault who had resisted the attempt to the arrestlast evening.

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Basil FR petition: Justice Eva steps down

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 04:09
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Justice Eva Wanasundara, one of the three-judges of the Supreme Court bench that is to hear the fundamental rights petit...


Excise busted liquor racket by embassy driver

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 01:31
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A major racket involving the selling of selling foreign liquor at Rosmead Place by the embassy of an Asian country was b...


New security plan before year-end: Ruwan

Monday, 25 May 2015 23:30
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State Minister of Defence, Ruwan Wijewardene told Daily Mirror today that a new National Security Plan would be in place...


Two Anunayake Theras appointed after 162 years

Monday, 25 May 2015 23:03
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After a lapse of 162 years, two Anunayake Theras were appointed to the Asgiriya Chapter by the Karaka Sangha Sabha led b...


More ministers to resign, including UNPers: Dinesh

Monday, 25 May 2015 18:47
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More SLFP as well as UNP Ministers would quit the government following the steps of the four ministers who resigned on T...


Customs DG resigns

Monday, 25 May 2015 17:02
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Director General of Customs Jagath P. Wijeweera has tendered his resignation to the Finance Ministry Secretary, Minis...


Video: 162 tons of refuse tea seized

Monday, 25 May 2015 16:36
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Nine containers of refuse tea to be exported to the Middle East and Europe as ‘Ceylon Tea’ had been seized b...


Ranil trying to cover-up bond scandal: GL

Monday, 25 May 2015 15:00
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UPFA MP G.L. Peiris today claimed that Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was attempting to cover up February’s c...


​Video: Three killed in Maradana bakery fire

Monday, 25 May 2015 13:56
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Three employees were killed in a fire broke out at a bakery near Kaleel’s Nursing Home in Maradana a short while a...


Video: UPFA complains to IMF on Mahendran

Monday, 25 May 2015 12:52
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UPFA MPs G.L. Peiris, Bandula Gunawardane, Dullas Alahapperuma and Udith Lokubandara have lodged a complaint with the In...


Johnston further remanded

Monday, 25 May 2015 10:45
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Former Minister and Parliamentarian Johnston Fernando who was produced before the Kurunegala Magistrate this morning on ...


Police remove Prabhakaran hoardings in Tiruchy

Monday, 25 May 2015 08:31
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Tension prevailed for a while at different places in the city in the wee hours of Sunday, when a group of volunteers of ...


Language I used was unintentional: Vasu

Sunday, 24 May 2015 20:55
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UPFA Parliamentarian Vasudeva Nanayakkara today said that the language and the words he used in Parliament against Prime...


Meethotamulla tense

Sunday, 24 May 2015 17:17
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A tense situation prevailed in Meethotamulla this afternoon when the residents of the area staged a protest against the ...


Keheliya says he said no to Ranil’s offer

Sunday, 24 May 2015 15:23
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Former Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella alleged that following the Presidential Election in January, Prime Minister R...


Gazette on full face helmets

Sunday, 24 May 2015 12:32
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New laws on standards for the use, sale and display of full face helmets will be Gazetted soon, the Consumer Affairs Aut...


Indian arrested with Rs 9.7 mn gems

Sunday, 24 May 2015 10:42
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An Indian national who had allegedly attempted to smuggle out gems worth Rs.9.7 million has been arrested by the Sri Lan...


Charred body found in van

Sunday, 24 May 2015 09:06
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The charred body of a 40 year-old man was recovered from a van by the Police when they stopped it for speeding at Malamb...


​Lankan driver jailed over jogger death in UK

Saturday, 23 May 2015 23:37
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An "extremely tired" van driver who hit and killed a jogger near Epsom after working a 12-hour night shift has...


Candle light vigil for Jaffna girl today in Colombo-Rosy

Saturday, 23 May 2015 22:41
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State Minister of Child Affairs Rosy Senanayake said some people were attempting to gain political advantage from the in...


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​Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran says further cuts in policy rates will depend on how the country’s inflation behaves in the coming months. ... Read More...


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

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 12:17 | 7425 views

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...