No direct involvement by Mahendran-Committee

Sunday, 19 April 2015 15:02

The committee of eminent lawyers which inquired into the 30-year Treasury Bond issuance has said that Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran had no direct role in deciding to accept bids over and above the one billion rupees stipulated in the 30-year bond tender and accept up to 10 billion rupees.

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Minority parties to hold discussions on electoral process with Govt.

Sunday, 19 April 2015 22:40
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Minority Parties which met today to discuss electoral reforms had decided to form a joint committee to work with the gov...


Video: Give priority to 19A: SobithaThera tells MPs

Sunday, 19 April 2015 21:23
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It is ideal if we can simultaneously abolish the executive presidency and adopt a new electoral system but at the moment...


Dead body found inside a Bambalapitiya school

Sunday, 19 April 2015 19:29
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A body of a 44 year-old woman, attached to the minor staff of a leading school in Bambalapitiya has been found inside th...


Lovers in fatal jump at Diyaluma Falls

Sunday, 19 April 2015 19:07
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An 18-year-old girl and her boy friend had reportedly jumped off from the Diyaluma Waterfall in Koslanda this afternoon ...


No decision to remove any party member-Susil

Sunday, 19 April 2015 17:55
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UPFA General Secretary Susil Premajayantha today denied reports that the UPFA was preparing to remove certain parties fr...


​Potta Naufer wins a Bakmaha event

Sunday, 19 April 2015 17:07
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The notorious under-world gangster M .N. Naufer alias Potta Naufer, who is sentenced to death for the killing of High Co...


No secret accounts in any foreign bank-MR

Sunday, 19 April 2015 15:30
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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today rejected allegations that he, his wife or sons maintained illegal or secret off...


Video: I will not join Somawansa-Tilvin

Sunday, 19 April 2015 14:55
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramauna (JVP) General Secretary Tilvin Silva today denied reports that he and two other senior me...


Hundreds feared dead after boat capsizes

Sunday, 19 April 2015 14:48
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Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean ...


Video: Something is better than nothing-Tilvin

Sunday, 19 April 2015 13:08
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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today said the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was not a perfect piece of legi...


​SL bound 600 kg of sea cucumber seized in TN

Sunday, 19 April 2015 12:44
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A stock of 600 kg of fully processed sea cucumber, worth Rs 12 lakh in the illegal market, has been seized from a fishin...


Debate on 19th A postponed

Sunday, 19 April 2015 12:32
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The Parliamentary debate on the 19th Amendment, which was scheduled for debate tomorrow, had been postponed for Tuesday,...


Will solve fishermen issue: Ranil

Sunday, 19 April 2015 09:19
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, on the sidelines of his visit to Guruvayur temple in India on Saturday, said that m...


​Current PR systems is the best for minority parties-Mano

Saturday, 18 April 2015 23:01
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Democratic people’s Front Leader and national executive council member Mano Ganeshan said that current proportiona...


Ranil visits Guruvayur Temple in India

Saturday, 18 April 2015 22:27
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe visited the Guruvayur Sreekrishna Temple in India on Saturday. ...


​Ven. Watinapaha Somananda Thera questioned

Saturday, 18 April 2015 19:43
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A statement has been recorded from the former Coordinating Secretary to the President on Religious Affairs, Ven Watinapa...


​17 soldiers injured

Saturday, 18 April 2015 19:23
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At least 17 soldiers were injured following a collision of their truck with a tractor in Riditenna, Batticaloa toda...


PC arrested for allegedly opening fire at Namal Uyana

Saturday, 18 April 2015 15:12
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A Police constable has been arrested for allegedly attempting to open fire at the Chief priest of Namal Uyana and two...


Court fight with ex-wife strands father of two in SL

Saturday, 18 April 2015 14:18
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A former Sunshine Coast (Australia) man who helped thousands of victims of the Sri Lankan tsunami is now trapped in his ...


Lotus Tower construction to continue

Saturday, 18 April 2015 12:00
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Following a meeting held with officials of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) and the Sri...


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