Ex-CJ's son slams Namal

Friday, 29 May 2015 19:05

Shaveen Bandaranayake, son of former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake questioned MP Namal Rajapaksa’s moral stand, asking Rajapaksa if he understood how he (Shaveen) 'felt when my family was condemn(ed), vilified and harassed during the past two and a half years'.

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Video: Bandula challenges Harsha, Ravi for TV debate on economy

Saturday, 30 May 2015 16:34
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UPFA Parliamentarian Bandula Gunawardane today challenged Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake or Policy Planning and Econ...


Video: No-faith motion against PM has no impact to 20A - GL

Saturday, 30 May 2015 15:04
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A no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe would have no impact to the enactment of the 20A beca...


Policeman killed in ‘Suicide’ blast near Gaddafi Stadium

Saturday, 30 May 2015 13:16
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A suicide blast last night near the Gaddafi stadium where an ODI between Pakistan and Zimbabwe was being playe...


No agreement on electoral reforms by UPFA allies: Dinesh

Saturday, 30 May 2015 09:15
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Mahajana Eksath Peramuna (MEP) Leader Dinesh Gunawardane said yesterday that no agreement had been reached among the con...


​Veteran dramatist Somalatha Subasinghe passes away

Saturday, 30 May 2015 08:35
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Award winning actress, playwright, directress and theatre educationist Somalatha Subasinghe passed away this morning at ...


Political influence blocking corruption: JVP

Friday, 29 May 2015 23:32
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Don’t expect any more arrests of those alleged to have committed acts of corruption or any more political reforms ...


No Glyphosate containers released as claimed: Ravi

Friday, 29 May 2015 22:10
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The Glyphosate controversy has taken another twist with Finance Minister contradicting the statement made by acting Cust...


Police to appael on Kotakethana case

Friday, 29 May 2015 20:41
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In an apparent bid to defuse potential future public unrest, in the wake of Thursday's commotion in Kahawatte follow...


Dissolve Parliament immediately: UNP to Maithri

Friday, 29 May 2015 17:01
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The United National Party (UNP) the main constituent of the Yahapalanaya Government today strongly urged President Ma...


Lankan found guilty of stabbing Aussie neighbour

Friday, 29 May 2015 15:02
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A Sri Lankan who fatally stabbed a fellow Lankan refugee in Australia has been found guilty of murder by an Adelaide jur...


Harin’s circular violates ethical guidelines-NFF

Friday, 29 May 2015 14:45
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National Freedom Front (NFF) Parliamentarian Weerakumara Dissanayake yesterday charged that Uva Chief Minister Harin Fer...


Video: No-faith motion a ruse to block 20A - JHU

Friday, 29 May 2015 14:15
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The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) said today that the main purpose of attempting to force the dissolution of parliament thr...


Five UPFA Ministers appointed

Friday, 29 May 2015 13:18
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Five United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) parliamentarians including Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena were this mornin...


Bayliss can take England back to the top: Mahela

Friday, 29 May 2015 11:47
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Trevor Bayliss has been backed to help England return to the top of world cricket by one of the greatest players he has ...


India slams minister for rejecting fishermen’s proposal

Friday, 29 May 2015 11:07
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Indian External Affairs Ministry in a statement, had called remarks by Fisheries Minister Mahinda Amaraweera ‘not ...


Student’s body found under Gintota Bridge

Friday, 29 May 2015 08:49
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A body of a 15-year-old student who went missing on Sunday was found under the Gintota Bridge this morning, the Police s...


MSD protection for LG politicians

Friday, 29 May 2015 08:02
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Several provincial politicians who pledged their support to the candidacy of President Maithripala Sirisena have been pr...


MS rules out nomination for MR

Friday, 29 May 2015 01:01
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President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday told the representatives of the UPFA that he could not agree to offer nominatio...


Video: DG Customs was victim of misuse of power: JVP

Thursday, 28 May 2015 21:20
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The Director General of Customs was compelled to resign as a result of undue influence being brought to bear on him by a...


Tense situ in Kahawatta

Thursday, 28 May 2015 19:02
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A tense situation was prevailed in Kahawatta a short while ago, when a group of people from Kotakethana arrived at Kahaw...


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Think tank renews call for major economic reforms

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Colombo-based think tank, the Pathfinder Foundation, yesterday renewed its call for sweeping economic reforms and cautioned that otherwise Sri Lanka would inevitably have to face successive crises in ... Read More...


Etihad airways wins three coveted world travel awards including middle east’s leading airline

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 12:17 | 7794 views

For the ninth consecutive year, Etihad Airways has been named The Middle East’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards Middle East. The prestigious gala ceremony was held last night at the F... Read More...