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Man arrested with fire arms, ammunition in Beruwela

A 40-year-old man had been arrested with nine fire arms including a MP5K weapon used for VIP protection and a stock ammunition in Beruwala, the…

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CID-GA team leaves for HK to recover deleted recordings from Namal’s phone

A three-member team of the CID and Government Analyst Department had left for Hong Kong to recover voice recordings, deleted from the Operations Director of…

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Three killed, five injured in two accidents involving same car

Three persons were killed and another five persons were injured in two accidents involving the same car at Mount Lavinia on the Colombo-Galle Main road…

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Mexican volunteer crowned Miss World

A Mexican model and volunteer was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on Saturday.

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රනිල් යටත් නොවේ

තුෂාර වන්නිආරච්චි – තුෂාර වන්නිආරච්චි 26 වැනි කළු සිකුරාදා දවස ලංකා ඉතිහාසයේ වඩාත් කුමන්ත්‍රණකාරී දිනයයි. එය උඩරට ගිවිසුම දේශීය රදළ නායකයින් හා ඉංග්‍රීසීන් විසින් අත්සන් කළ 1815…

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The Sirisena Syndrome

By Ameer Ali – Dr. Ameer Ali What is happening in Sri Lanka since October 26th is something unique in the country’s democracy. At no…

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Have The Actions Of Sirisena On October 26 Strengthened The Democratic Forces In Sri Lanka?

By Niranjan Canagasooryam – Niranjan Canagasooryam Events of October 26, 2018 and after Late on Friday, October 26, 2018, President Maithripala Sirisena sent shock waves…

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Sirisena’s Casual Remarks On Bribing MPs In Parliament Sets Off Firestorm On Social Media

President Maithripala Sirisena, in a shocking revelation, said former President Mahinda Rajapaksa could not show a majority in Parliament as the prices of MPs “shot…

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Farcical Damage Control Attempts: President’s Media Director Blatantly Lies To Media Saying Sirisena Never Confirmed Participation For SL Tourism Awards

In another farcical turn of events, President Maithripala Sirisena’s Media Director Dharmasri Bandara Ekanayake had told several journalists that Sirisena never confirmed his participation for…

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A Dangerous Precedent: The Supreme Court & The Dissolution 

By S. I. Keethaponcalan – Dr. S. I. Keethaponcalan The Supreme Court was presented with a relatively simple case when entities which did not approve…

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The Delights Of A Rural Existence – Waiting For…………..Godot?

By Emil van der Poorten – Emil van der Poorten While the media – electronic and print – is saturated with predictions and prognostications ranging…

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Sri Lanka: Tamil Rights Are Human Rights

By Usha S Sri-Skanda Rajah – Usha S Sri-Skanda-Rajah As the world marks both the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Convention…

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Finance-Capital Amasses Unproductive Wealth For The ‘One-Percent’: A Primer On Finance-Capital 

By Kumar David – Prof. Kumar David Two months ago (7 October), my column was about finance-capital and debt. Readers, even those familiar with economics, said…

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Executive Presidency Misconceptions 

By Rajeewa Jayaweera – Rajeewa Jayaweera It has been said, the Republican Constitution introduced in 1978 was drafted based on the American, British and French Constitutions…

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LawAsia Observers Say SL Constitution Unique And Leaves No Doubt For Interpretation: Commends Judges’ Courage

A high-profile delegation representing LawAsia observed that the Sri Lankan judges hearing the petitions against dissolution of Parliament have demonstrated courage and have maintained independence…

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Terror By Arson In Jaffna: Police Collusion?

Jaffna is in the throes of terror by the sword swinging Ava Group. Some say it is the police who run the campaign of terror,…

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President Sirisena Drowns His Woes In The Waters Of Iranaimadu

It is the observation of most persons that all signs are that if judged strictly in terms of the law, the cases against the dissolution…

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Three children walk into police station claiming starvation

Three children, who walked into the Pottuvil Police Station complaining of starvation and begging for food were given police protection.

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We’re opposed to amending 19A: UNP

The UNP said yesterday it was opposed to the proposal made by President Maithripala Sirisena to amend the 19th Amendment to the constitution.

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Immunity not to President’s actions: Kanag Iswaran PC

President’s Counsel K. Kanag Iswaran yesterday countering the arguments of the respondents and the intervernient petitioners underlined the fact that the immunity conferred on the Executive President…

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