Last Updated : 23-09-2014 06:21


Apprehended Indian boats will not be auctioned: Ministry

The Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Ministry yesterday said it had no plans to auction boats and trawlers apprehended from Indian fishermen for allegedly fishing in Sri Lankan waters.
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Video: Vasu offers conditional support to MR

While proposing to abolish the Executive Presidency, National Languages and Social Integration, Minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara today said his party would back President Mahinda Rajapaksa at a future presidential election only if he decided to join the fray as a normal candidate.
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Harin’s vehicle attacked in Hali-Ela

The vehicle convoy carrying UNP Uva Province Chief Ministerial candidate Harin Fernando who polled the highest number of preferential votes at Saturday’s election, was attacked by a group of men armed with sharp weapons in Hali-Ela this evening, a police complaint said.
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ITAK affirms self-rule within a united Sri Lanka

Filing an affidavit in the Supreme Court, the Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi (ITAK) today affirmed that neither the ITAK nor the TNA had as its objective the setting up of a separate state within the territory of Sri Lanka.
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Yarl Devi comes to Jaffna after 24 years

The one-time popular and well patronized Yarl Devi express train after 24 years made its maiden trip today from Palai to Jaffna on the recently restored Northern railway line.
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Sajith to be appointed Deputy Leader

UNP MP Sajith Premadasa will be appointed as the Deputy Leader of the party tomorrow according to party sources while Moneragala District MP Ranjith Madduma Bandara will be appointed as a Senior Deputy Chairman.
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Miners protest underground

Miners of the Kahatagaha Graphite Lanka Limited in Dodamgaslanda staged a protest demanding permanent appointments today. About 70 workers staged the protest inside a mine shaft 1,100-2000 feet underground, sources said.
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Bank Union voices woes
Video: Tree falls on injuring three
Harin breaks record
We won but....
Bank Union voices woes
Video: Tree falls on injuring three
Harin breaks record
We won but....