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TB, the court jester

The Minister of Cultural Affairs of the Rajapaksa government T.B. Ekanayaka has insulted the government by wearing a pair of broken shoes during a ceremony attended by visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Mahinda Rajapakse. The photographs of the Minister ... Read more

Thursday, 18 September 2014

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Fuel prices cannot be reduced haphazardly

The Minister of Petroleum Industries Anura Priyadharshana Yapa at a government media briefing on the 15th said the fuel prices could not be reduced in Sri Lanka despite the prices in the world market went down. However, even before 24 ... Read more

Wednesday, 17 September 2014


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Sabaragamuwa students complain to HRC

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A group of students of University of Sabaragamuwa has complained to the Human Rights Commission that the Chairman of UPFA governed Monaragala Pradeshi...

Cause for 'relief' exposed

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The results of a pre-election survey carried out by a group lead by Prof. Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa, Head of the Mass Communication Department, and sev...

Govt. hoodwinks potatoes farmers

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Yesterday’s (16th) issue of government’s ‘Dinamina’ published that 1.2 million kilos of local potatoes have been bought through CWE. Meanwhile, 14,328...

JVP Leader meets Mahanayaka

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The Leader of the JVP Anura Dissanayaka is to meet the Mahanayaka of Malwate Chapter Most Venerable Thibbotuwawe Siddhartha Thero tomorrow (18th). T...

Drought relief bring more misery

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The drought relief being distributed throughout Monaragala District violating the election law and Supreme Court directive has brought more despair to...

Violence & violations escalate while officials are made impotent – NEM-IHR

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A communique issued by the Network for Election Monitoring of the Intellectuals for Human Rights (NEM-IHR) states 488 complaints of incidents of elect...

Massive crowds for JVP rally at Badulla

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A massive crowd was present for the election rally held by the JVP at Walekade area in Badulla today (16th). The Leader of the JVP Anura Dissanayaka...

Is smuggled granite for Basil?

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The person who smuggled granite to the country and the person who allowed him to go scot free have been revealed. Granite has been imported to Sri Lan...

Piriven education will have a new dawn – Somawansa

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The ‘Uva Piriven Udanaya 2014 – Educational and Cultural Exhibition’ was held at Welimada successfully with the participation of all Pirivenas in Badu...

Shall take decisions without considering what I lose – Rajitha

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Certain forces are secretly moving to remove him from the government but such conspiracies would not be successful says the Minister of Fisheries and ...

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Sri Lanka rout Pakistan – Win match & series

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Sri Lanka won the third ODI and the series against Pakistan by 2-1 played at Dambulla today (30th). Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq won the toss and ...

Thisara, the hero in Sri Lanka win

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Thisara Perera’s brilliant all-round performance guided Sri Lanka to a 77-run victory over Pakistan in their second one-day international on Tuesday...

Pakistan win 1st ODI

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Pakistan took the lead in the first of the three-match One Day International (ODI) series against Sri Lanka played at Hambantota by winning the firs...

Mahela given fitting farewell

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Sri Lanka, giving its former captain Mahela Jayawardene a fitting farewell, wrapped up Pakistan on 165 in their second innings, winning the match by...