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Jayantha Jayasuriya is new AG

The name of Senior Solicitor General Jayantha Jayasuriya, named by the President for the post of Attorney General , has been approved and sent back to the President  by the Constitutional Council that met today (10th). The Constitutional Council chaired ... Read more

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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Defeated Mahinda to get an opportunity…

An incident where former President Mahinda Rajapaksa declaring open a bridge on the 8th one day after former President Chandrika Bandaranayke Kumaratunga had inspected the bridge is reported from Attanagalla area. According to reports the new bridge across Attanagalu Oya ... Read more

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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North Korea put into orbit an earth observation satellite

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North Korea launched a long-range rocket today (7th) carrying a satellite. North Korea said the la...

Earthquake in Taiwan kills seven & topples buildings

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A powerful earthquake struck in southern Taiwan today (6th), toppling buildings and leaving at lea...

North Korea to launch new satellite

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North Korea is to launch a new satellite sometime between 8th and 25th February. It has already be...

Nguyen Phu Trong re-elected General Secretary of Vietnam CP

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Vietnam’s Communist Party yesterday (27th) re-elected General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong for a secon...

France hit by multiple strikes

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France endured mass strikes yesterday (26th) as taxi drivers, air traffic controllers, civil serva...

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Yoshitha & CSN clique remanded again

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The group including Yoshitha Rajapaksa arrested under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act were ordered to be remanded again by Kaduwela Magistrate ...

Death threats to Speaker

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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya says he had been threatened with death  by an anonymous caller demanding that he recognized the joint opposition MPs as a sepa...

Three flights to BIA diverted to Mattala

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Three Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) bound flights have been diverted to Mattala Airport due to heavy mist experienced in the Katunayake are...

Mathew breaks Bolling’s 25 year old record

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Mathew Abeysinghe has won the most number of gold medals a Sri Lankan sportsman has ever won at a South Asian Games. Yesterday (10th) he broke the rec...

Magistrate Thilina Gamage threatens Deputy Directress

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Magistrate Thilina Gamage, who has been accused of possessing an elephant calf illegally, has threatened the Deputy Directress of Pinnawela elephant O...

Manpower employees show their power

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Make permanent all manpower  employees recruited to Ceylon Electricity Board as promised during the presidential and general elections was the demand ...

CC to meet today to take decision on AG

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The Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has said that a final decision regarding the Attorney General could be taken today (10th). He said the Constitutional Coun...

Fastest couple in South Asia from SL

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Himasha Eshan and Rumeshika Ratnayake became the fastest male and female in South Asia when they won 100 meter events for both male and females at the...

Complaint to ACCS against Harrison & Ravi

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All Ceylon Farmers’ Federation, United Rice Mill Owners’ Association and Small and Medium Rice Mill Owners’ Association complained to Anti Corruption ...

Video: Fonseka sworn in

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The Leader of Democratic Party Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka who signed an agreement with UNP lead UNF was sworn in as a Member of Parliament a short w...

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Sri Lanka beat India by 5 wickets

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Sri Lanka’s fast bowlers Kasun Rajitha and Dasun Shanaka took three wickets apiece to bundle out India for 101 and set up a five-wicket victory in t...

Kiwis thrash Sri Lanka

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New Zealand secured a 122-run win in the first Test played at Dunedin today (14th) as Sri Lankan resistance folded with the loss of seven wickets on...

Sri Lanka leads series through Mendis’ sixer from no-ball

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Sri Lanka narrowly won the 1st ODI played at the R Premadasa Stadium under lights by one wicket with seven balls to spare under the D/L method. Due...

Revise sports legislation or face suspension – IOC warns Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka has been given until the end of the year to revise its sports legislation or face possible suspension by the International Olympic Committee...