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Matara student stabbing: main suspect, another surrender

The main suspect student (17) over the stabbing of a 19-year-old student at Elawaylla in Matara on Saturday surrendered to the Court and was remanded…

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Petition against MR’s Premiership fixed for support on Nov. 30

The Court of Appeal today fixed for support on November 30 the writ petition filed by 122 MPs seeking the court to direct Premier Mahinda…

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Sri Lankan rupee hits record low of 181

The Sri Lankan rupee today hit a record low of Rs.181.542 against the US dollar. According to the foreign exchange rates issued by the Central…

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‘Janadipathi Thatha’ might vanish: UNP

The book ‘Janadhipathi Thaththa’ penned by President Maithripala Sirisena’s daughter might disappear from the shelves at bookshops after the statements made by opposition MPs in…

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Setting A Perilous Political Precedent 

By Jehan Perera – Jehan Perera In a constitutional democracy, the constitution is the supreme law and governance cannot be on the basis of personal…

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School third term ends on Friday

The third term of all government and government-assisted private schools would end on Friday (30), the Education Ministry today said.It said the schools would re-open…

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22-year-old fruit vendor stabbed to death

A 22-year-old fruit vendor was killed after he was stabbed with a broken glass bottle by a fellow vendor in Pettah early hours today, police…

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Govt. attempts to counter curtailment of funds to PM’s office

Ahead of another parliamentary vote to curtail expenditure to the Office of Prime Minister, the government is making fresh efforts to muster the simple majority,…

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Alternative PM; We have already proved it: UNP

Responding to the statement that have been made by President Maithripala Sirisena that he is willing to appoint an alternative Prime Minister if a member…

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People rejected party in power – Ranil

Political Asela KURULUWANSA The gathering at the protest rally organised by the United National Front and the Collective of Civil Organisations in Kandy. Picture by…

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‘Speaker wants to be UNF’s common candidate’

Political Chaminda Perera Tags:  Print Edition Parliamentarian Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena yesterday said that Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is engaged in a desperate attempt to destabilise Parliament…

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Moody’s Downgrade Of SL Sovereign Debt: A Pat For Central Bank, While Slapping The President

By W A Wijewardena – Dr. W.A Wijewardena Sacking of a Government and harvesting a credit downgrade Moody’s Investors Service, in a recent ratings change, downgraded Sri…

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Thugs Inside Parliament

By Rajeewa Jayaweera – Rajeewa Jayaweera Given herewith are the age groups of the 225 specimens in the House by the Diyawanna we call Members…

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Sagala Hits Back At Sirisena: “President Meddled With High-Profile Investigations”

Responding strongly to President Maithripala Sirisena‘s allegations on protecting wrongdoers of the Rajapaksa regime, former Law and Order Minister Sagala Ratnayaka said it was Sirisena…

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CDS Ravindra Wijegunaratne Attempts To Shoot Key Witness In Abductions Case Within Navy HQ

Chief of Defence Staff Ravindra Wijegunaratne and his aides have attempted to assault and shoot Laksiri Galagamage, a Lieutenant Commander of the Navy, a witness in…

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President to probe frauds allegedly taken place during RW’s govt

President Maithripala Sirisena today said that he would appoint a presidential commission to investigate into frauds and corruptions allegedly taken place during the period of…

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No need to hold a presidential election at this stage-MR

While requesting the people to support him like during the war as this is the final chance to rebuild the nation, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa…

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President vows never to reappoint ousted premier

President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday reignited the power struggle that has crippled Sri Lanka’s government for more than a month, vowing never to reappoint arch-rival…

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තුෂාර වන්නිආරච්චි – තුෂාර වන්නිආරච්චි ලැබෙමින් තිබෙන ආරංචි අනුව මහින්ද රාජපක්ෂ සිටිනුයේ දුම්මල වරම අතට ගෙනය. ඉතා දිගු කාලයක් තිස්සේ තම අභ්‍යන්තරයේ මෙන්ම දේශපාලන ක්‍රියාවලිය තුළ…

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EU leaders agree UK’s Brexit deal

An agreement on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union and its future relations has been backed by EU leaders after 20 months of negotiations.

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