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 National Housing Development Authority is for the poor - Minister Weerawansa

National Housing Development Authority is for the poor - Minister Weerawansa

Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities Minister Wimal Weerawansa said that he refused a proposal by the Finance Ministry to make...
Police can't provide 100% security at Uva - SDIG Elections

Police can't provide 100% security at Uva - SDIG Elections

The verbal onslaughts launched from political platforms have led to a volatile situation in the Uva province, Senior DIG Gamini Navaratne in charge of...
More complaints on killer cosmetic surgeon

More complaints on killer cosmetic surgeon

Police said that they are receiving more complaints against Dr. Nimal Gamage, who was arrested in connection with a death of a lady doctor during liposuction....
Tracking system to bring swift justice to cases of child abuse

Tracking system to bring swift justice to cases of child abuse

An electronic database and web-based tracking system has been implemented by the Ministry of Justice to bring swift justice to cases of child abuse and...
Rameswaram fishermen call off Pamban bridge siege

Rameswaram fishermen call off Pamban bridge siege

Rameswaram fishermen, who have been on an indefinite strike to secure their boats impounded in Sri Lanka, dropped their plan to lay siege to the Pamban...
Project to renovate seven flats in Colombo and suburbs

Project to renovate seven flats in Colombo and suburbs

Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities Ministry has initiated a project to renovate seven flats located in the Colombo metropolitan...
Baby girl chocked to death during breast feeding

Baby girl chocked to death during breast feeding

An eight day old infant, Shivanandan Shivayalini, chocked to death while during feeding. The baby is a resident of Thimbirigasyaya. During inquest held...
Sri Lanka stops Nigerian travellers from entering

Sri Lanka stops Nigerian travellers from entering

Nigerian travellers have been turned back from flying in to Sri Lankan. One traveller, Akinkunmi Adeseye, speaking to Nigerian media on Saturday, said...
Severe action against those who store expired goods - CAA

Severe action against those who store expired goods - CAA

Consumer Affairs Authority has asked all manufacturers, importers, distributors, suppliers and traders to not to keep any expired or unsuitable food...
   CaFFE to assist Uva voters without IDs

CaFFE to assist Uva voters without IDs

Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) will commence a series of mobile clinics to facilitate valid identification documents to the 40 350 eligible...
Ranil too hesitant to Tweet?

Ranil too hesitant to Tweet?

Although United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe launched his official Twitter account last week with a great deal of pomp he has not yet...
Government is selling rice to make beer - JVP

Government is selling rice to make beer - JVP

The government of selling paddy and rice stocks belonging to the state to Minister of Health, Maithripala Sirisena’s brother Dudley Sirisena (Araliya Rice),...
Uva youth are uneducated - UN

Uva youth are uneducated - UN

Only 15% of the youth in Uva Province had attained GCE A/L Examination qualification, National Youth Survey 2013, a survey findings included in the National...
ON14 Launches “High on Heels” Girls' Night Out every Tuesday, featuring  DJ Missy Flame

ON14 Launches “High on Heels” Girls' Night Out every Tuesday, featuring DJ Missy Flame

Colombo, 14th August 2014 – Colombo’s most exciting rooftop bar and lounge, ON14, is bringing together a fun-filled experience for ladies with some fabulous...
CaFFE to aid Uva voters without identification documents

CaFFE to aid Uva voters without identification documents

Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) will commence a series of free mobile clinics to facilitate National Identity Cards and Special Identification...
Ranil goes on Twitter

Ranil goes on Twitter

United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe launched his official Twitter account today (14.) The UNP leader currently has 27 followers. ...
This is how NSB made losses - COPE

This is how NSB made losses - COPE

The National Savings Bank (NSB) has granted Rs 15 billion for infrastructure projects despite a general decline in profits in 2013 said Committee on Public...
Police allege that Sabaragamuwa Tamil student's wounds are self inflicted

Police allege that Sabaragamuwa Tamil student's wounds are self inflicted

The Sabaragamuwa university student who alleged that he was attacked by members of Rakna Lanka security firm has withdrawn his allegations and admitted...


Namal trying to re-energize SLFP youth

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A meeting to energize the SLFP youth wing in Hiniduma was held on July 8 under the leadership of Hambantota district MP Namal Rajapaksa. MPs Piyasena Gamage, Shehan Semasinghe, Udith Lokubandara, Manusha Nanayakkara and provincial councilors Randima Gamage and Kanchana Wijesekara also participated. Read more...

Against racism - Movement of Equal Rights distribute leaflets

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Movement of Equal Rights organized a leaflet distributing campaign and a banner signing campaign against racism and communal-ism on 3rd July in front of the Fort Railway Station. Pl find the attachments for images of the event. Read more...

Namal Rajapaksa visits Adhikarigoda

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MP Namal Rajapaksa visited Adhikarigoda to assess damage during Aluthgama riots. The village has a mixture of Sinhala and Muslim populations.

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Panadura No Limit burns

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No Limit clothing store in Panadura was destroyed by fire today morning (June 21). While many believe it was a deliberate attack since the shop is owned by a Muslim businessman police  claim that the fire was either caused by an electric spark or an undoused cigarette butt.  Read more...

Hartal in the East

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Muslim businessmen in Vavuniya have decided to close their shops today (June 19) protesting the incidents in Aluthgama. However all institutions owned by Tamils, including shops, offices and other establishments, are open. Commenting on their decision representatives of Vavuniya Muslim Traders Association said that they strongly condemn the attacks on Muslims in Aluthgama and that the government should arrest everyone who is taking steps to destroy the peace which now prevails in the country.  Read more...

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Street Fighter Assassins Fist 2014

Street Fighter Assassins Fist 2014

Stylish Marketer 2014, the annual fashion show of the University of Kelaniya was held recently. A number...


Cricket

Sri Lanka won the test series against England

Sri Lanka won the test series against England

Sri Lanka won the second test against England by 100 runs. JM Anderson who held on for 55 balls got out...
Sri Lanka close to historic win against England

Sri Lanka close to historic win against England

Sri Lanka have never won a Test series in England, but they are closing in on a magnificent achievement...
Sri Lanka strikes back - Sanga equals a world record

Sri Lanka strikes back - Sanga equals a world record

In the Test Match Special commentary box, Graeme Swann wistfully imagined himself bowling on a dry Headingley...
Dhoni only cricketer on Forbes' high-earners' list

Dhoni only cricketer on Forbes' high-earners' list

MS Dhoni, the India captain, is the only cricketer on the list of 100 highest-paid athletes in the world....
Herschelle Gibbs and Jacob Oram refuse to play in Pakistan

Herschelle Gibbs and Jacob Oram refuse to play in Pakistan

Pakistan cricket has been dealt another blow after former Test players Herschelle Gibbs of South Africa...

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UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa did not attend the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) May Day rally, which surprised many. NFF, a constituent party of the UPFA, has always attended...
Namal goes fishing

Namal goes fishing

MP Namal Rajapaksa's birthday was on April 10. He was in Carlton house where a pirith ceremony was also held to mark his birthday. A large number of young MPs were with him for the birthday celebrations....

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Revolutionary “Samagi Yathaartha” insurance plan from Co-operative Insurance

Revolutionary “Samagi Yathaartha” insurance plan from Co-operative Insurance

Co-operative Insurance Company Limited, the third largest network in Sri Lanka, launched a new insurance plan “Samagi Yathaartha”...
Selfie Your Way into the Biggest Blast of the Year by AXE

Selfie Your Way into the Biggest Blast of the Year by AXE

Having thrown one of the hottest parties of 2013 with the AXE Provoke Fallen Angels night, AXE is all set to outdo itself...
Pigeon Island Beach Resort – Where paradise meets comfort

Pigeon Island Beach Resort – Where paradise meets comfort

The most beautiful stretch of white sandy beach of Sri Lanka belongs to the Eastern Province. Just few Kilometres from the...

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