Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 9:06
The cabinet has given its initial approval to the 20th amendment to the constitution providing for inclusion of further amendments. That was at the cabinet meeting held yesterday. Political parties recently handed over to the President...
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Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 9:36
US Secretary of State John Kerry is set to launch a final high-stakes diplomatic push to seal a ground-breaking nuclear deal with Iran, as some officials warned the negotiations may go beyond a June 30th...
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Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 9:34
England batsman Joe Root says new head coach Trevor Bayliss will give the side an "advantage" in this summer's Ashes. The 52-year-old Australian this week succeeded Peter Moores, whose second spell ended...
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Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 9:16
A person attempting to proceed to Bangkok with over 10 million rupees worth stock of gems concealed in his belt was arrested at the Katunayake International Airport this dawn. He had thus tried to carry...
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Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 9:11
The 15-year old student, of Ratgama in Boossa in Galle who had gone missing has not yet been found. The police said that search operations were carried out yesterday throughout the whole of Rathgama. The...
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Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 8:48
A meeting was held between party leaders constituting the UPFA and the President last afternoon. That was about UPFA’s future action and the amendment to the election system.   Democratic...
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Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 19:48
New ambassadors and high commissioners have been named for 33 countries.While addressing a media briefing held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today, the ministry spokesperson Maheshini Kollonne stated...
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Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 19:17
Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya stated that his department is committed to hold an election according to any new electoral system which will be passed in parliament under the 20th constitutional...
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Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 19:17
The health strike that continued for 2 days came to an end today at 6.30 am. Health Workers belonging to 30 grades launched the strike at 6.30 day before yesterday on 10 demands including an allowance...
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Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 13:38
Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni says he has survived an assassination attempt by gunmen who attacked his car in the city of Tobruk.A government spokesman said the prime minister escaped unharmed...
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Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 13:36
West Indies veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has vowed not to hang up his boots despite being dropped from the West Indies squad for the upcoming Australia series.The run-machine, who turns 41 this...
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Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 13:30
Leader of JVP Anura Kumara Dissanayake stated that the proposals submitted by their party for the draft bill of the 20th constitutional amendment have not been approved thus far.A final decision about...
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Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 13:12
Former Minister of Economic Development, Basil Rajapaksa, was further remanded till June 10th by the Kaduwela Magistrate’s Court today.  Former Economic Development Ministry Secretary Dr. Nihal...
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Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 10:37
Former first lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa has been asked to appear before the police Financial Crimes Investigation Division on June 1st.She was asked to appear before the FCID over alleged corruption in connection...
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Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 9:15
Police arrested a person in Naagoda area yesterday with a 5000 rupee counterfeit note.The 36 year old suspect will be produced before the Baddegama Magistrates court today.
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Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 8:47
The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India has passed 1,000, with temperatures nearing 50 Celsius in some areas.Most deaths have taken place in the southern states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, where...
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Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 8:25
The trade union action the health employees  of 30 grades belonging to  five trade unions including the All Lanka Health Services Union have launched in hospitals island-wide continues today...
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Tuesday, 26 May 2015 - 20:02
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that he only drew the attention of the government regarding the incidents which have taken place in the North.He stated this after participating in several meetings...
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Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 9:34
England batsman Joe Root says new head coach Trevor Bayliss will give the...
West Indies veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has vowed not to hang up his boots despite being dropped...
Pakistan left-arm spinner Raza Hasan, has been suspended from playing any form of cricket for 2 years,...
Former South African great Jonty Rhodes will arrive today in Sri Lanka on a short stint for 10 days as...
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ATL (Amãna Takaful) recently hosted the ‘ATL Speed Rave 2015’, a pro-karting event...
England captain Alastair Cook said the ongoing uncertainty over the identity of the team's next permanent...
England produced a magnificent bowling display to win the first Test against New Zealand by 124 runs.In...