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Ranil, who promised cars for lovers, tax even mobile phones they use for love talk

One million jobs would be created, the economy would be developed fast and it would be strengthened so that youths would be able to buy cars when the UNP comes to power said UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe before the election. ... Read more

Monday, 29 August 2016

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Will Sri Lanka lose Colombo Harbour?

It is revealed that there is a plan to hand over the East Container Terminal of Colombo Port, the container operational terminal fully owned by Ports Authority, to an Indian company. This decision has been taken by the three member co... Read more

Saturday, 27 August 2016


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Colombia’s FARC announces ceasefire

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Colombia's main leftist rebel group has announced a permanent ceasefire starting at midnight yesterD...

Earthquake in Italy kills 247

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An earthquake that struck central Italy yesterday (24th) has killed at least 247 people states the c...

AI banned in India

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International Human rights watchdog Amnesty International (AI) has closed all its offices in India a...

Europe's top Olympics official arrested on ticket-touting

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Europe's top Olympics official Patrick Hickey was arrested on ticket-touting charges while nakedly f...

Bolivia inaugurates anti-imperialist academy

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Bolivian President Evo Morales inaugurated a new anti-imperialist military academy yesterday (17th) ...

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Youth arrested for hacking President’s website

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The CID arrested a 17-year-old youth today (29th) for allegedly hacking into the President's official website. A group that hacked President’s websie ...

Volkswagen will not invest in Sri Lanka

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The world famous Volkswagen Company in Germany has given up the investment it was going to invest in Sri Lanka says Deputy Minister of State Enterpris...

Governor CB summoned to COPE

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According to Parliamentary sources Governor of Central Bank Dr. Indrajith Kumaraswamy has been summoned this week to the Committee On Public Enterpris...

Students qualified to enter universities get scholarships from EDCS

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Children of members of Education Department Cooperative Society in Western Province were awarded scholarships by the Education Department Cooperative ...

Attempt to sell SLTB

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A process is being carried out to privatize Sri Lanka Transport Board say trade unions in the Board. The General Secretary of All Ceylon Transport W...

Aussies beat Sri Lanka in Dilshan’s final ODI

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George Bailey hit 70 and shared two crucial partnerships to help Australia beat Sri Lanka by two wickets in their third one-day international played a...

Parents join struggle against SAITM

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Medical students are engaged in a Sathyagraha campaign demanding the government to abolish SAITM private medical school. Parents of students too have ...

Son destroys environment with Pater’s political weight

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Machinery and 11 suspects engaged in mining for gravel at Daluwegama in Mahakumbukkadawala were arrested by the STF at Puttalam. The mining of gravel ...

Maithri to discard ‘betel leaf’

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The UPFA would contest future elections under the ‘hand’ symbol instead of the ‘betel leaf’ it had been using from its inception. This was stated by t...

Plans to sell Kahatagaha Mines opposed

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It is reported that the government is planning to arbitrarily sell Kahatagaha Graphite Mines to Lanka Graphite Ltd. A discussion regarding has been he...

Sports News

Sri Lanka wins & levels series 1-1

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Skipper Angelo Mathews led from the front with his all-round showing to help Sri Lanka register a comprehensive 82-run win against Australia in the se...

Bolt does the triple – triple

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Usain Bolt carved his name in the Olympic record books as he anchored the Jamaican 4x100-meter relay team on Friday night, taking the gold for the thi...

Bolt wins 200 m gold

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Putting the final touches on his Olympic legacy, Usain Bolt won the Olympic 200m gold medal today (19th) in Rio. It was likely the last individual Oly...

Kangaroos whitewashed

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Australia was humbled at the hands of an irrepressible young Sri Lanka side today when Sri Lanka won the third test by 163 runs. Set an unlikely 324 ...