UPFA agrees to give nominations to MR

Friday, 3 July 2015 15:50

The United Freedom People’s Alliance (UPFA) has decided to give nominations to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the forthcoming general election, UPFA General Secretary Susil Premajayantha said in a statement.

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MR is like a crab in a boiling pot: UNP

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Speaking on the decision of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to re-enter into politics, UNP Spokesman Akila Viraj Kari...


UNP to consult Dangerous Drugs Control Board before nominations

Friday, 3 July 2015 17:47
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The United National party (UNP) said today it would request for a detail report from the National Dangerous Drugs Contro...


Up to president to act on COPE report: DEW

Friday, 3 July 2015 15:05
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Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises Chairman DEW Gunasekara said today it was up to the President Maithripala ...


Ex-LTTE cadre gets 10 years RI

Friday, 3 July 2015 14:43
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Polonnaruwa High Court Judge Amendra Seneviratne today sentenced a former LTTE cadre to 10 years of rigorous imprisonmen...


Object from light aircraft falls on school playground

Friday, 3 July 2015 13:08
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An object believed to have been from a light aircraft has fallen on the M.D.H. Jayawardena Junior School play grounds at...


Kotakethana murder suspects' bail plea rejected

Friday, 3 July 2015 13:02
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Bail applications filed by two suspects currently in remand custody over suspicion of the Kotakethana double murder case...


Three from same family killed in accident

Friday, 3 July 2015 12:05
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Three members of the same family were killed when a three-wheeler they were travelling in and a van collided head-on at ...


If I were Mahinda Rajapaksa?

Friday, 3 July 2015 10:31
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In an attempt to form stimulating opinions about the current political situation from the citizen’s viewpoint, the...


MS to take final decision on MR today

Friday, 3 July 2015 01:16
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President Maithripala Sirisena had reportedly told a UPFA party leaders meeting yesterday that he was not in favour of m...


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 ...


Imminent MR faction exit a blessing for SLFP: Amunugama

Thursday, 2 July 2015 18:39
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Alluding to a certain split within the SLFP led UPFA, Minister Sarath Amunugama said the SLFP felt the situation came as...


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...


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