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Democracy of UPFA regime displayed!

A group of UNP Parliamentarians who had gone on an observation tour of Maththala Airport and Hambantota Harbour have been attacked with stones, rotten eggs and other missiles say reports. It is stated that the UNP Parliamentarians were assaulted, hooted ... Read more

Friday, 18 April 2014

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Lands for sale to foreigners

The government is preparing to sell several acres of prime land in Colombo to international buyers according to Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Urban Development Janaka Kurukulasooriya. The lands available are six acres on Beira lake front and ten ac... Read more

Thursday, 17 April 2014


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PM wants a code of conduct for Maha Sangha

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A code of conduct would be presented to parliament to prevent any defamation of the Maha Sangha and to maintain its respect among the people at large ...

BBC correspondent asked to leave

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Media has reported that Charles Haviland the Colombo based BBC correspondent has been asked to leave the country after rejecting an application he had...

Five dead when van fell into Datagamuwa Lake

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Five people have died when the van they were traveling in fell into the Datagamuwa lake in Kataragama today (19th) morning. The group was travelling ...

Sanga retires from Twenty20 cricket

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Kumar Sangakkara former Sri Lanka cricket captain submitted his resignation from International T20 Cricket to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today (18th) say...

Ten die in tractor accident

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Ten people have died after a tractor carrying passengers toppled into the ZD canal in Aluthoya, Aralaganwila in Polonnaruwa District today (18th) afte...

Sri Lanka – a hub for kidney racketeers

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The death, in Colombo, of an Indian youth who had undergone a kidney removal surgery has exposed that Sri Lanka has become a hub for kidney racketeers...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez is no more

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Nobel Prize winning Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, widely seen as the most popular writer in Spanish language since Miguel de Cervantes in...

JVP at 18th Congress of International Association of Democratic Lawyers

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The International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) is holding its 18th Congress in Brussels, from 15th to 19th April 2014. This Congress will ...

Sri Lanka fourth worst place for journalists – CPJ

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The impunity index of the New York based-Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has ranked Sri Lanka fourth worst places in the world for journalists....

UK denies UN special rapporteur access to detention center

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A UN special rapporteur investigating violence against women has been denied access by the UK government to the controversial Yarl’s Wood Detention ...

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Mahela says it in writing

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Mahela Jayawardena has tendered his resignation from Twenty20 cricket to the Sri Lanka Cricket. The CEO Sri Lanka Cricket Ashley de Silva has told me...

Ranatunga made the scapegoat

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Thousands of cricket fans have expressed their opposition to Nishantha Ranatunga remaining as the secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket after both Kumar Sang...

Were Sanga & Mahela framed?

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Sri Lanka's World T20 champions returned to the island today (8th) and were taken on a parade from the Katunayake Airport to Colombo. Before they co...

World T-20 champions come home today

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Sri Lanka's World T20 champions are returning to teh island today (8th) and will have an open-top parade from the Katunayake Airport to Colombo stat...

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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 ...