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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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Masses can’t make ends meet but President spends Rs.20 million a day

“Masses are suffering unable to make their ends meet while the daily expenditure of the President is Rs.23400000. The salaries of government employees increased only by Rs.40.00 and not even a coconut can be bought for Rs.40.00. The pensioners’ pension increased ... Read more

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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2 dead & 300 missing in ferry disaster

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According to foreign media 300 people on board the ferry that sank off South Korea are missing and...

India recognizes a third ‘gender’

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The supreme court of India has issued a landmark verdict creating a third gender category that all...

Gorbachev, the betrayer of USSR, to be prosecuted

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Five members of Russia's parliament, including two from Putin’s ruling United Russia party and two f...

Video:Turmoil in Rome

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Tens of thousands of people took part in protests in Rome against government’s economic reform plans...

Rampage at a high school in the US

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An American high school student stabbed or slashed 20 people, mostly teenagers, in a bloody 30-min...

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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 ...

Video: Ukraine’s troops defecting to pro-Russian anti-government protesters

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Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchynov told the country's parliament Tuesday that an "anti-terrorist operation" is under way in part of Ukra...

Politicos’ chits wanted to become nurses

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Until now nurses were recruited on their educational qualifications, trained in well organized training colleges under competent teachers and were acc...

BBS, a terrorist group states TRAC

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Terrorism Research and Analysis Consortium (TRAC), a uniquely comprehensive resource for the study of political violence of all kinds that has listed ...

Attack on another journalist

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Sivagnanam Selvdeepan, the journalist from ‘Weerakesari’  and ‘Thinakural’ newspapers to Wadamarachchi area has been admitted to hospital when he wa...

A total lunar eclipse in a few minutes time (Watch LIVE)

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A total lunar eclipse would take place in a few hours time and it would last for about five hours says Prof. Chandana Jayaratna of Faculty of Physics ...

Canada suspends its Commonwealth contributions over Sri Lanka

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Canada has announced that it would suspend its voluntary contribution to the Commonwealth Secretariat while the chair of the secretariat is occupied b...

A second warning by FUTA

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Various changes are being made in the university sector without any consultation despite the government pledging it would discuss with university teac...

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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 ...

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