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‘Blue Brigade’ in the blues

The programme to strengthen ‘Nil Balakaya’ (Blue Brigade) held yesterday (21st) at Provincial Council auditorium in Kurunegala was a complete flop say reports. The head of the ‘Blue Brigade’ Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa as well as Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, who ... Read more

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Video: Don’t expect any compensation from Govt. – Anura

No compensation has been paid for the property that was destroyed in clashes that occurred in Dharga Town in 2006 despite Rs.20 million was approved by the cabinet says the Leader of the JVP Parliamentarian Anura Dissanayaka. He said the ... Read more

Monday, 21 July 2014


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Kabul Airport has been attacked

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Gunmen have staged an attack on Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan today (17th) morning. Acc...

Marshaling the Left in Turkey

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The 12th National Convention of Communist Party of Turkey (Marxist – Leninist) has been held in Turk...

Flyover in World Cup city collapses killing two

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A flyover under construction has collapsed in the World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte in Brazil,...

Former French President arrested for illegal dealings

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More than 20 previously unknown poems by Chile's Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda have been dis...

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Several ceremonies to mark the ‘Brotherhood Day’ organized by the Socialist Youth Union (SYU) under the theme “No to religious extremism & communa...

Chief Minister warms up

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A person has been admitted to ward 72 of Colombo National Hospital complaining that he was assaulted by the Chief Minister of Western PC Prasanna Rana...

Relations with Venezuela are strong as solid stones – Xi Jinping

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The president of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping, said relations with Venezuela are strong as solid stones and the agreements reached wil...

Struggle for fair salaries launched

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The programme to apprise the masses regarding the struggle to get the basic salary of state and private sector employees commenced with a leaflet dist...

Clashes within UPFA for ‘Uva’ nominations

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Serious conflicts have surfaced when preparing nomination lists of the UPFA for Badulla District for the Uva PC elections say reports. The main reason...

100 kg of heroin seized

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About 100 kilograms of heroin hidden inside moulding machines worth more than Rs.700 million has been seized from Orugodawatta container yard yesterda...

Noticed for asking for a road

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15 persons who were among more than 1500 that participated in an agitation demanding the reconstruction of the Beragala - Wellawaya road on the 6th ha...

Dinesh toned down

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Minister Dinesh Gunawardene who targeted fiery attacks on the opposition whenever Rajapaksa family and the government were confronted with tight situa...

TUs on the path of struggle

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The first step of the campaign to distribute one million leaflets demanding the government to increase the salaries of state and private sector employ...

Caution to Maithri from Basil

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Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena who expects to become the prime minister at the next cabinet reshuffle is being pressurized within the governm...

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South Africa win 1st test by 153 runs

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South Africa won the 1st test match that ended at Galle Cricket Stadium today (20th). Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel were the architects of the Proteas’ ...

Football superstars donate their World Cup prize money for charity

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25-year-old German football star Mesut Ozil has donated his World Cup prize money – totaling more than $400,000 for winning the tournament – to variou...

Argentina meets Germany in Sunday's World Cup final

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Sri Lanka win 2nd ODI & level series

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Sri Lanka leveled the one-day international series with South Africa after a 87-run win in Pallekele. Sri Lanka chose to bat with man of the match T...

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The racketeer & the politician

According to latest news circulating in the country ten kilograms of heroin has been seized from Hikkaduwa area. The police say it is the largest haul of heroin seized from the South. It is as if a competition is being held just like competitions for ‘Super Star’, ‘Reality Star’ or ‘Mega Star’ to find a ‘Heroin Star’. Heroin is found not in ounces or grams but in kilos. The biggest haul of heroin seized in Asia was seized in Sri Lanka in August. It was a haul of 261 kilograms. The haul of heroin hidden in a consignment of tins of grease could be valued at Rs.15000 million revealed Customs. The controversial incident that came to light with this incident is the letter sent by a coordinating secretary of the Prime Minister to get the container containing heroin released from Customs. The letter forwarded on behalf of the Prime Minister had ...