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Five injured in Modara shooting

At least five persons including a woman were injured after two gunmen opened fire at them in Modara a short while ago, Police said.

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Petition in CA on President’s state of mind

A woman named Thakshila Lakmali Jayawardena filed a writ petition in the Court of Appeal (CA) today seeking an order directing the IGP to go…

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Ranil won’t be PM even confidence motion passed: PHU

United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe would not be appointed as the Prime Minster even if the confidence motion would be passed in Parliament,…

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Ex-Malaysian PM Razak arrested, freed on bail

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested by the country’s anti-graft agency over alleged “tampering” of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) audit report, Channel…

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Four Parameters Of A Political Solution At This Time 

By Jehan Perera – Jehan Perera The country being on the verge of imminent division due to envisaged constitutional reform was one of the main…

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Cases Challenging Sacking Ranil Wickremesinghe And Members Of His Govt Fixed For Support On January 07

Cases against sacking of Ranil Wickremesinghe as Prime Minister and other members of his government have been fixed for support by the Supreme Court on…

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SL woman tortured and forced into prostitution in Bahrain

A 36-year-old Sri Lankan housemaid in Bahrain has claimed that she was tortured and forced into prostitution for almost two years, the Gulf Daily News…

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FR petition against removal of Ranil as PM fixed for Jan 7

A Fundamental Rights petition filed by Ven. Dambara Amila Thera against the removal of Ranil Wickremesinghe from premiership ,appointment of a new Prime Minister and…

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Thilina Bandara Thennakoon joins UNP

Former Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Central Province Minister Thilina Bandara Thennakoon today met with UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and obtain membership of the UNP.

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FR petition against convening parliament

A Fundamental Rights Petition was filed before the Supreme Court by a lawyer challenging Speaker Karu Jayasuriya’s decision to convene Parliament despite a pending restraining…

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Three men hacked to death in Ratnapura and Peradeniya

Three men were hacked to death and another man was hospitalised in two separate incidents in Ratnapura and Peradeniya yesterday, Police said.

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Drawing funds by ministry secretaries: UNP to question in the house

UNF has handed over motions to the Secretary General of Parliament against Secretary to Prime Minister and secretaries of four ministries calling for a probe…

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Ugly incident in parliament cannot be accepted:Thera

Ven. Ittepane Dhammalankara Thera, the Mahanayake of the Kotte Parshwaya of the Kalyani Dharma Gree Maha Sanga Sabha told Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna leader Mahinda…

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Promotions, transfers of all govt. servants suspended

All transfers and promotions in the Government service have been temporarily suspended.

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Struggle between national and foreign thinking: President

President Maithripala Sirisena said yesterday that the current political crisis in the country is not a conflict between the political parties or between him and…

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Signboard giving directions to Nagadeepa Viharaya vandalized

Kayts police said that the signboard for the Nagadeepa Temple in Jaffna had been blurred by using red paint on Saturday (8). This name-board has…

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ආචාර්ය නිහාල් ජයවික්‍ර​ම – ආචාර්ය නිහාල් ජයවික්‍ර​ම තමා බලයට පත්වෙන අවස්ථාවේ රටේ පැවති ආණ්ඩුක‍්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථාවෙන් සැපයුණු පූර්ණ විධායක බලය තවමත් තමා සන්තකයේ පවතින බවක් ජනාධිපතිවරයා විශ්වාස…

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Daily Mirror Removes Video Of Sirisena’s Controversial Statement From Facebook After Pressure From PMD

Daily Mirror, Sri Lanka’s largest selling privately owned daily newspaper, has removed the video of President Maithripala Sirisena’s controversial video from its Facebook page after…

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The Implications & Consequences Of The Verdict, Whatever It Is 

By Dayan Jayatilleka –  Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka Quite obviously I haven’t the slightest notion of what the Supreme Court verdict will be, unlike my friend…

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We Will Walk On And Walk On  

By Sarath de Alwis – Sarath De Alwis When you walk through a storm  Hold your head up high  And don’t be afraid of the dark…

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