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Ranil meets Anura in hospital

Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today visited the JVP leader who was receiving treatment at the National Hospital. Sources said Mr. Dissanayake had a cordial chat with Mr. Wickremesinghe to whom he had explained the ordeal he had in Ratnapura this evening.

Asylum-seekers to seek compensation

A group of 157 asylum-seekers held for weeks on the high seas on an Australian customs vessel will seek compensation for their treatment, their lawyers said Monday

Video: Ranil visits tuition class

Opposition United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe this evening urged the GCE Advanced Level students together with their tuition masters to join in efforts to change Sri Lankan society. PICTURES

President has right to appoint CS: SC

The Supreme Court today reserved its order for July 30 on the fundamental rights petition filed by Northern Province Chief Secretary challenging the Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran

South Africa draw second test against SL

South Africa pulled off a draw on the fifth and final day of the second Test against Sri Lanka on Monday to win the two-match series 1-0

US Embassy concerns on media freedom in SL

The United States is deeply concerned by the circumstances surrounding the cancellation of a journalism training session in Colombo over the weekend

UNP to propose candidates with clean hands

The United National Party (UNP) will abide with the request made by the election monitoring body People’s Action for Free and Fair Election (PAFFREL) and put forward a set of candidates with clean hands.

Begin fight against ‘Familiocracy’ from Uva: Karu

UNP Leadership Council Chairman Karu Jayasuriya in a statement said today the fight against ‘Familiocracy’ should be started from Uva.

Anura Dissanayake injured in accident

Janatha Vimukthi Peramua (JVP) Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake was admitted to the Ratnapura Hospital a short while ago after he suffered minor injuries following an accident at Kiriella, police said

Seven gamblers in the net

Seven people including two women army personnel were arrested last night on charges of gambling at Medamandiya in Panagoda by the Walana Anti Vice Squad

157 asylum seekers likely Indian economic migrants: Australia

The 157 asylum-seekers held for weeks on the high seas on an Australian customs vessel were likely economic migrants from India, Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Monday.

Update: Man shot in Ja-Ela dies

A man who was wounded in a shootout in Ja-ela and admitted to the Ragama Teaching Hospital this morning had succumbed to his injuries, the Police said.

May all women be reborn as men: Maithripala

“May all women reborn as men in their next incarnation,” said SLFP general secretary and Minister Maithripala Sirisena when he addressed the Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka Freedom Party Women’s Federation meeting

India to de-linked Sethu project: BJP

In what appeared to be a sigh of relief for Sri Lanka, the Barathiya Janatha Party (BJP) government of India is likely to drop the controversial Sethusamunduram Project in part due to religious sensitivities involved in terms of the Hindu Mythology, the Daily Mirror learns

Ridiculous, says Bar

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) has sought the approval of Secretary to the Ministry of Law and Order regarding a request made by president of Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) Upul Jayasuriya urging the IGP to ensure his personal security by providing personnel security travelling with him following the incident where Mr. Jayasuriya had been followed by two unidentified motorcyclists on July 15.

Muslims to celebrate Ramazan on Tuesday

Colombo Grand Mosque has announced that Muslims in Sri Lanka would celebrate the Ramazan Festival on Tuesday (29) as the new moon has not been sighted. 

India to inform terror cloud on Colombo

India will be informing Sri Lanka about an official working with the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo who was allegedly playing a key role in planning terror strikes at the behest of ISI on the US and Israeli consulates in the southern part of this country.

Fire at Beruwala star class hotel

A fire that broke out in a star class hotel in Beruwala was doused by hotel employees using emergency fire equipment installed in the building.

'Unfaithful' expat kills wife in Kuwait

A Sri Lankan man killed his wife in Kuwait by stabbing her many times after she discovered that he was betraying her with another woman

Suspects arrested along with eggs of migrant seabirds

Four persons have been arrested in the coast of Urumalei in Talaimannar while they were attempted to smuggle out 452 eggs of migratory sea birds in a fishing boat, Police said

Two held for trafficking Lankan refugees

The CB-CID wing of Puducherry police arrested two persons in connection with the trafficking of Tamil refugees, who travelled from the Puducherry coast to Christmas Island in June

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Eid Mubarak
JVP leader injured in accident
Global Centre opened
Peace march dispersed by Police
Eid Mubarak
JVP leader injured in accident
Global Centre opened
Peace march dispersed by Police