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Speaker denies Ravi’s request to make special statement

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 15:07

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya denied a request made by MP Ravi Karunanayake to make a special statement in Parliament today. The Speaker said Mr. Karunanayake cannot be allowed to make a statement as it does not fall in line with a privilege issue. “You..

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SL to remain engaged with disarmament goals

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Sri Lanka hoped to remain proactively engaged within the Conference on Disarmament (CD) to help achieve its objectives, ...


Fisticuff at SLMC election

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A tense situation prevailed outside the polling centre of the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC), where its election is be...


Cabinet reshuffle soon after election: Lakshman Yapa

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President Maithripala Sirisena would opt for a Cabinet reshuffle soon after the February 10 Local Government (LG) polls ...


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Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived in Sri Lanka a short while ago, with a delegation of 50 members, on a two-...


PRECIFAC report published online

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 11:15
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The final report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) to investigate and inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud,...


Seven trains canceled due to strike

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 11:06
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Seven train services have been canceled this morning due to an ongoing strike launched by the Locomotive Engineering Ope...


Operating brothel: Nine women, man arrested

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 09:45
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Nine women and a man were arrested last night for allegedly operating a brothel under the guise of an Ayurvedic massage ...


Vehicular movements will be restricted today due to VVIP movements

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 07:49
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Vehicle movement will be restricted in several roads between Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) and Colombo today ...


Bond report was not sent to Ravi: Speaker

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 06:12
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday dismissed a claim made by UNP MP Ravi Karunayake that he had obtained a copy of the re...


PRECIFAC recommends legal action on MR and Gota

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Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power,...


Kataragama shooting -- Sagala pulls up Police Chief

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 21:15
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Law and Order Minister Sagala Ratnayaka is reported to have taken Police Chief Pujith Jayasundara to task in connection ...


Be ready to be jailed for giving false evidence: DEW tells Ravi

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 20:07
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Former COPE chairman D.E.W. Gunasekera said today MP Ravi Karunanayake should be prepared to go to jail and wear the jum...


The President has been misled: Bandula

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 19:21
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The Joint Opposition (JO) today rejected remarks made by President Maithripala Sirisena that former president Mahinda Ra...


US shutdown ends as Congress passes bill

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 19:00
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The US government partial shutdown has come to an end after Republicans and Democrats voted for a temporary funding bill...


Party leaders should decide the debate date: Speaker

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 18:10
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said today the date of the debate on the PCoI and PRECIFA reports would be decided at tomorrow&#...


American Center re-opened

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 16:20
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The American Center in Colombo, which remained closed, has been re-opened to the public, the US Embassy said today. ...


Uva CM granted bail

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 15:02
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Uva Province Chief Minister Chamara Sampath Dassanayake who surrendered to the Badulla Police this morning, was granted ...


Bond, PRECIFAC reports tabled in Parliament

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 14:30
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The reports of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into Central Bank Bond Issuance and the PCoI into Serious A...


SL - Singapore FTA signed

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 14:07
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The Sri Lankan Government today signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Singapore at the Presidential Secreta...


Chinese envoy and four other envoys present credentials

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 13:49
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Five new Ambassadors including the new Ambassador of China presented their credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena...


Lotus Road closed from Ceramic Junction

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 13:12
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The Lotus Road from Ceramic Junction towards Galle Road has been closed due to a protest march carrying out by the Gover...


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While attempting to lodge a complaint on lost Gold Chains, police uncovers details of an illicit love affair. ...


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