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Prelate to take to the streets against ‘Bim Saviya’ Act

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Maha Nayaka of the Asgiriya Chapter, most Venerable Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha Thera, said today he and the Maha Sangha were ready to take to the streets, unless the Government amends the Bim Saviya Land Registration Act immediately.
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Another complaint against Ven. Gnanasara Thera

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A complaint has been made to the Slave Island Police against the statement made to the media by the Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera on April 12.
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Sonia raises Rajiv Gandhi's killing

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Dismissing as "false propaganda" that Congress was not concerned about Tamils in Sri Lanka, Sonia Gandhi today raised the emotional issue of her husband Rajiv Gandhi's assassination, saying the former prime minister sacrificed his life "fighting" for them
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Hakeem discusses law faculty admission with Mahanayake

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Justice Minister Rauff Hakeem visited the Mahanayake Thera of Malwathu Chapter today and had a discussion on the issue of admission of students to the Law Faculty of the Colombo University
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Four Macaws escape from President’s House

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Four Macaw parrots that were reared at the President’s House in Colombo have escaped from their cage today, President’s Media division said. People are asked to inform of any information about the missing parrots to Mayura Perera on 0777 535 377.
Views: 1182

Hyderabad police investigating SL kidney racket

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Hyderabad city police are investigating into allegations of a Colombo-based kidney racket in which a youngster from Hyderabad lost a life
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Video: Mervyn is a patriot says BBS

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The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organisation today hailed Minister Mervyn Silva as a genuine patriot and was much better than other ministers
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Audio: Web purchase: NDA to set up monitoring body

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The Director of the National Drugs Authority Dr. Hemantha Benaragama warned Lankans not to purchase medicines, especially drugs that were purported to enhance sexual performance over the internet
Views: 1366

Video: Proper procedures not adhered to in pardoning PSD personnel: UNP

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The presidential pardon for those found guilty by the High Court of harassing popular artistes Rukantha Gunatilleka and Chandraleka Perera is improper as the procedures for such a pardon has not been followed, United National Party (UNP) MP Ajith Perera said today
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Video: 2 dead, 104 missing in ferry sinking off South Korea coast

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Rescue boats and helicopters scrambled to pluck hundreds of passengers, most of them high school students, from a passenger ferry as it listed and slow sank off the southwest coast of South Korea on Wednesday
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Ferry with 450 people on board sinking off South Korea

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A South Korean ship, with hundreds passengers on board, is sinking off the country's southwestern coast, CNN affiliate YTN has reported.
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UNP starts appraisal process

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The main opposition UNP has already begun discussions with party organizers in areas where the recent provincial council elections were held, in a bid to evaluate their performances, party chairman and Leadership Council member Kabir Hashim said today
Views: 1192

Fmr Weligama PS member remanded

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A former Weligama Pradeshiya Sabha member alleged to have shot and wounded two men during a clash on New Year day in the Kamburugamuwa Garaduwa area was remanded till April 28 by Matara Acting Magistrate Upali Ranasinghe
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25 hospitalised in bus collision

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At least 25 passengers were injured when the buses they were travelling in collided on the Hatton-Norwood Road, a short while ago
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Biswal tweets hailing Solheim

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US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Nisha Biswal, in a tweet said that she was impressed more by Eric Solheim's “care and concern for all Sri Lankans” than his knowledge of Sri Lanka.
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SL to provide counselling to kin of war missing

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A government-appointed panel probing the cases of thousands of missing people during the nearly three-decade-long war with the LTTE will provide counselling to the kin of those disappeared, an official said today
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Video: Mini-sub to make more search attempts for MH370

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The unmanned submarine hunting for wreckage of the missing Malaysian jet MH370 will make a second attempt on Tuesday after aborting its first search mission as it encountered water deeper than its operating limits while scanning the floor of the southern Indian Ocean
Views: 1990

149 arrested for drunk driving

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A total of 149 people had been arrested across the country for driving under the influence of liquor (DUI) during the past 24 hours, the Police said.
The arrests were made between 6 a.m. yesterday (14) to 6 a.m. today
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Two Chinese arrested in Pooneryn

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Two Chinese were arrested at Pooneryn in Vavuniya on charges of having overstayed their visas and police said that during their stay in the country they had been involved in selling imitation jewellery claiming they were made out of gold
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Indian forces took part in SL war: Plea

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A PIL filed in the Supreme Court has said Indian military personnel took direct part in the war in 2009, and that some were even injured in the battle
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OHCHR will commence assessing the evidence on SL-UK

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Britain said that the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights will now begin the process of establishing an investigation and assessing the evidence regarding Sri Lanka. 
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