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Monday - 24th September, 2018
GOTA DOES NOT NEED TIGHT SECURITY
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa does not deserve more protection, Minister Field Marshal...
Saturday - 22nd September, 2018
WIMAL AND PRASANNA SUSPENDED FROM HOUSE
Two joint opposition MPS Wimal Weerawansa and Prasanna Ranaweera were yesterday suspended from Parli...
Friday - 21st September, 2018
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday warned of a tendency of a further rupee depreciation ...
Thursday - 20th September, 2018
NPC ORDERS IGP TO SEND DIG NALAKA ON COMPULSORY LEAVE
The National Police Commission (NPC) yesterday ordered IGP Pujith Jayasundera to send DIG Nalaka Sil...
Wednesday - 19th September, 2018
UPROAR IN HOUSE OVER ASSASSINATION PLOT
Parliament erupted in heated arguments yesterday over the alleged plot revealed by anti-corruption m...
Tuesday - 18th September, 2018
Indulging siblings at taxpayers’ expense!
The political chief of the main province has reportedly placed two of his official vehicles at the d...
Monday - 17th September, 2018
TREASURY TO ABSORB SRILANKAN LIABILITIES
The government decided to create a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) under Treasury to absorb the total ...
Saturday - 15th September, 2018
CID TAKES RAVI TO COURT
The CID yesterday filed a case in the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court naming former minister Ravi...
Friday - 14th September, 2018
PREZ PERTURBED OVER CDS ARREST MOVE
President Maithripala Sirisena who hurriedly summoned a special Cabinet meeting yesterday criticized...
Thursday - 13th September, 2018
MY BROTHER CERTAINLY A CONTENDER
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is in India had said his brother was certainly a contender fo...
Wednesday - 12th September, 2018
Proposal to storm Diyawanna shot down!
There was a secret powwow chaired by the former strongman convened to finalize the plan for the Sept...
Tuesday - 11th September, 2018
PLANS TO RESUME DEATH PENALTY IN SL DISTURBING:UN
Sri Lanka’s announced plans to resume the use of death penalty are disturbing, as are recurrent in...
Monday - 10th September, 2018
PRESIDENT TO MAKE SPECIAL STATEMENT ON SL ARMED FORCES
President Maithripala Sirisena said he would make a special statement on September 24 at the 73rd UN...
Saturday - 8th September, 2018
DRAFT OF NEW CONSTITUTION IN PARLIAMENT SOON
The government will present a draft of the new Constitution soon, House Leader Lakshman Kiriella tol...
Friday - 7th September, 2018
Toppling government... or lamppost
Two over-enthusiastic joint opposition supporters were seen climbing a 50 foot lamppost and started ...
Thursday - 6th September, 2018
JANABALAYA PROTEST CONVERGES IN COLOMBO
Large crowds from around the country converged in the Colombo Fort area by yesterday afternoon for t...
Wednesday - 5th September, 2018
A hiccup over a tea cup!
There was a large crowd of mourners at the Medamulana mahagedara when Number One arrived there the o...
Tuesday - 4th September, 2018
‘HE WAS FRAMED’, SAY FAMILY AND FRIENDS
Family members and friends of 25-fiveyear-old Kamar Nizamdeen claim that he has been framed resultin...
Monday - 3rd September, 2018
SAMP ANTHAN SEEK S MEETING WITH WIGGY
Amidst speculations about a possible split of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), its leader R. Sampa...
Saturday - 1st September, 2018
LANKAN ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF TERROR OFFENCES IN SYDNEY
ASri Lankan man employed by a Sydney university has been charged over a document that police allege ...
Friday - 31st August, 2018
Senior Deputy Solicitor General Haripriya Jayasundara yesterday told Court that there is no legal ba...
Thursday - 30th August, 2018
CID TELLS COURT CDS WILL BE ARRESTED
Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne yesterday told the CID to take steps to arrest former Navy C...
Wednesday - 29th August, 2018
AN ADDITIONAL SECRETARY FOR EACH MINISTRY
Steps have been taken to appoint an additional secretary to each ministry to evaluate and implement ...
Tuesday - 28th August, 2018
HC TRIAL-AT-BAR SUMMONS GOTA, 6 OTHERS
Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa and six others were ordered to appear before the High Co...
Monday - 27th August, 2018
China eyes major role in Sri Lanka’s plantation sector
Chinese firms are in negotiation with Sri Lanka’s Plantation Industries Ministry to set up joint v...
Saturday - 25th August, 2018
PLANTING A TREE IS LIKE BUILDING A PALACE
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday launched the Cascaded Tank-village system in the Dry Zone a...
Friday - 24th August, 2018
MAHENDRAN ASKS CID FOR DOCUMENTS VIA INTERPOL
Senior Deputy Solicitor General Haripriya Jayasundara yesterday told court that the Central Bank’s...
Thursday - 23rd August, 2018
JAPAN WANTS HAMBANTOTA TO BE MILITARY-FREE
Japan wants Sri Lanka’s southern Hambantota Port to be free of military activities, the visiting J...
Wednesday - 22nd August, 2018
CABINET MULLS RMB AND YEN BONDS
The Cabinet is reported to have decided to explore the possibility of issuing International Sovereig...
Tuesday - 21st August, 2018
SPEAKER AWAITS FURTHER CLARIFICATION
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is awaiting a further clarification from the Attorney General regarding the ...
Monday - 20th August, 2018
PC ELECTIONS UNDER OLD SYSTEM?
The Elections Commission is in the process of exploring the legal possibility of conducting the Elec...
Saturday - 18th August, 2018
HOW HUMAN ARE WE; TO OUR OWN SELVES, LET US BE TRUE
As human beings, our humanity is often measured by our care for others, and how we respond to a cris...
Friday - 17th August, 2018
FAILURE SAYS MINISTER, A SUCCESS SAYS ACPBWA
But the ACPBWA claimed that 80 per cent of buses had stopped operating their services. The ...
Thursday - 16th August, 2018
RAILWAY TUS THREATEN STRIKE FROM AUG. 21
The trade unions of the Railways Department yesterday warned of another strike from Tuesday (21) mid...
Wednesday - 15th August, 2018
IRAN TO USE SL RUPEES FOR FUEL TRADE
The Cabinet was told yesterday that Iran had agreed to use the Sri Lankan rupee as the medium of exc...
Tuesday - 14th August, 2018
I’LL NEVER ENTER POLITICS
Former Sri Lanka Cricket Captain Kumar Sangakkara yesterday quashed rumours about entering politics ...
Monday - 13th August, 2018
RS. 200, 000 TRANSPORT ALLOWANCE
Fifty-five legislators, mostly belonging to the ruling party, assigned to monitor the development pr...
Saturday - 11th August, 2018
NEW SLMC LAW NEEDED SOON
With Railway engine drivers and their assistants launching a fasttrack or lightning strike which gov...
Friday - 10th August, 2018
RAILWAY STRIKE TO CONTINUE
The work stoppage by the Railway Trade Union Alliance (RTUA) is to continue in the absence of any si...
Thursday - 9th August, 2018
6 YRS IN PRISON
The Court of Appeal yesterday (08) found guilty of all four counts of charges on the offence of Cont...
Wednesday - 8th August, 2018
PREZ REJECTS PERKS FOR MPS MONITORING ‘GAM PERALIYA’
Malik’s proposal to allow ministers to retain private lawyers at Govt. expense also turned down&am...
Tuesday - 7th August, 2018
32 INJURED PASSENGERS HOSPITALIZED
An office train plying from Colombo towards Rambukkana collided with an express train transporting g...
Monday - 6th August, 2018
WADDUWA WILD PARTY KILLS THREE
At least three youths died of suspected drug overdose with over 30 others were hospitalized, when an...
Saturday - 4th August, 2018
ARE THEY LOYAL TO THE HIPPOCRATIC OATH?
The health service began as a vocation like the priesthood. Top priority was given to the welfare an...
Friday - 3rd August, 2018
ALOYSIUS, PALISENA, SALGADO, DEVATHANTRI PRODUCED AS SUSPECTS
Perpetual Treasuries Ltd defacto owner Arjun Aloysius, its CEO Kasun Palisena, its Chief Dealer Nuwa...
Thursday - 2nd August, 2018
DE KOCK POWERS SOUTH AFRICA TO 2-0 LEAD
U. Tharanga c de Kock b Ngidi 09 N. Dickwella b Phehlukwayo 69 K. Mendis lbw b Ngidi 00 K. Perera c ...
Wednesday - 1st August, 2018
DM BAGS BEST DESIGNED NEWS WEBSITE AWARD (ENGLISH)
Daily Mirror bagged two main awards and one merit certificate at the 19th edition of the Journalism ...
Tuesday - 31st July, 2018
AG SUBMITS DRAFT RULE TO SC
Contempt Rule against Ranjan Ramanayake The Court directed the Attorney General to furnish a draft R...
Monday - 30th July, 2018
DRIVER, SECURITY GUARD ARRESTED
A driver and a outsourced security guard of a private company had been arrested yesterday over a rob...
Saturday - 28th July, 2018
A MOTHER’S BEST GIFT TO THE WORLD
From the cradle to the grave, maybe a cliché but it is vital and true in the case of breast...
Friday - 27th July, 2018
PLEASE RELEASE TERM TEST RESULTS!
Teachers have become news makers these days, not the hardworking students. July is a month where mos...
Thursday - 26th July, 2018
PRESIDENT HALTS APPOINTMENTS AND PROMOTIONS
No strike today Committee to be formed over appointments The scheduled Trade Union action b...
Wednesday - 25th July, 2018
INDIA, TRACE UAE HELP SOUGHT SL TO CRIMINALS
Minister Bandara told Daily Mirror that India had agreed to extend its fullest possible cooperation ...
Tuesday - 24th July, 2018
Lankan with UK citizenship, arrested
A 26-year-old suspect of Sri Lankan origin, who holds UK citizenship,was arrested by the Kollupitiya...
Monday - 23rd July, 2018
SL A TRUSTED PARTNER OF INDIA
India looks upon Sri Lanka as a trusted partner in the South Asian and Indian Ocean family, Indian P...
Saturday - 21st July, 2018
MANDELA AND THE TRUMP DEGENERATION SYNDROME
With the United States (US) President Donald Trump turning the world order downside up and behaving ...
Friday - 20th July, 2018
SIM IN ALOYSIUS’ JAIL USED BY UNDERWORLD FIGURE -SAYS SDSG
One of the SIM cards recovered from the remand prison cell of Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena had ...
Thursday - 19th July, 2018
ARMY TO BE RESTRUCTURED NOT DOWNSIZED
The Government informed Parliament yesterday that the Army would be restructured as per the time dem...
Wednesday - 18th July, 2018
FATHER NABBED FOR FEEDING ALCOHOL TO TODDLER
Dad: Aah! a little bit spilled..only a little bit. Man 1: I think something happened with him. Dad: ...
Tuesday - 17th July, 2018
FORESTS ARE VITAL FOR YOU AND ME
Forestry being a vital part in the battle against climate change or global warming, President Maithr...
Monday - 16th July, 2018
FRANCE BEAT CROATIA TO WIN SECOND WORLD CUP
Goals from Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe, as well as a controversial Var-awarded penalty, helped Fran...
Saturday - 14th July, 2018
SHOCKING, SHAMEFUL; ABOUT 1,000 ABORTIONS DAILY IN SRI LANKA
Last Wednesday July 11, was World Population Day and the United Nation’s Fund for Population Activ...
Friday - 13th July, 2018
PROJECTS IN CONSERVATION AREA WITHDRAWN State Plantations Corporation
The State Plantations Corporation (SPC) yesterday said it had withdrawn some projects attached to th...
Thursday - 12th July, 2018
POLICE POWERS TO TRI-FORCES
President decides on Special Provisions Act to vest Police Powers to Three-forces within legal limit...
Wednesday - 11th July, 2018
RS. 13.5 BN TO BAIL OUT SRILANKAN AIRLINES
Two state banks - the Bank of Ceylon and the People’s Bank – will extend financial assistance of...
Tuesday - 10th July, 2018
CMC MEMBER SHOT DEAD IN PETTAH
An Independent Group Colombo Municipal Councillor (CMC) Krishnapillai Thirubanandan alias Krishna wa...
Monday - 9th July, 2018
SONGSTRESS STABBED TO DEATH AT HER HOME
Singer Priyani Jayasinghe (51) was stabbed to death at her residence in Alubomulla, Panadura last ni...
Saturday - 7th July, 2018
The Sri Lankan consumers’ annual expenditure on cigarettes and tobacco is so high it surpasses the...
Friday - 6th July, 2018
RAVI’S COMPANY CFO GOT RS. 5 MN
Cheque from W.M. Mendis & Co delivered to Sinniah through Certis Lanka Certis Lanka officer ...
Thursday - 5th July, 2018
FIVE CIVIL SUITS AGAINST PTL CLAIMING RS. 8.5 BILLION :ASG YASANTHA KODAGODA
During the submissions made by Additional Solicitor General Yasantha Kodagoda over the revision bail...
Wednesday - 4th July, 2018
VIJAYAKALA DENIES SHE MADE PRO-LTTE STATEMENT
State Minister of Child Affairs Vijayakala Maheswaran said she had not made any statement with the i...
Tuesday - 3rd July, 2018
Monday - 2nd July, 2018
PC ELECTIONS SHOULD BE HELD IMMEDIATELY UNDER NEW OR OLD SYSTEM – TNA
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) asserted yesterday that the government should enact new electoral ...
Saturday - 30th June, 2018
China’s Xiaomi raises US $4.72bn after pricing HK IPO at bottom of range
China’s Xiaomi Corp priced its Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of an indicat...
Friday - 29th June, 2018
GERMAN ENVOY QUESTIONS ‘TRANSPARENCY’ AND ‘OPENNESS’
Stepping into the controversy surrounding the award of the tender for the Kerawalapitiya LNG plant t...
Thursday - 28th June, 2018
NORTHERN MPS AND CM OPPOSE USING SOLDIERS FOR DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
The government’s decision to deploy army personnel to reconstruct abandoned tanks in Vavuniya was ...
Wednesday - 27th June, 2018
NO TORTURE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES
Yesterday was the United Nations Day in support of victims of torture with the world body saying tha...
Tuesday - 26th June, 2018
UNENDING DEPRECIATION OF LKR AGAINST USD
The media and politicians in the opposition are making a big fuss over the depreciation of the Sri L...
Monday - 25th June, 2018
March corporate earnings defy overall negative sentiment
Sri Lanka’s listed entities reported some strong growth in earnings for the quarter ended in March...
Saturday - 23rd June, 2018
REFUGEES AND WIDOWS - LET CONSCIENCE BE OUR GUIDE
This week, the international community marks two important events -- World Refugee Day on June 20 an...
Friday - 22nd June, 2018
TOWARDS THE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
Many names are surfacing in discussion forums about who should be the next president of Sri Lanka. O...
Thursday - 21st June, 2018
Expressway Tragedy TWO AUSTRALIANS KILLED TWO INJURED
An Australian woman and her daughter were killed while two other Australians and a lorry driver were...
Wednesday - 20th June, 2018
WHY THE WORLD WOULD LOVE A MESSED UP MESSI THAN A ‘HAT TRICK’ RONALDO
Unlike in politics in sports the clever often rise to the top. On the top comes the distinction. The...
Tuesday - 19th June, 2018
LOSSES AT SRILANKAN 51% ACCUMULATED INTEREST
Public Enterprise Development Minister Lakshman Kiriella said yesterday the bank interest accumulate...
Monday - 18th June, 2018
A THREE MILLION CONTRACT
The former chief ‘Kapu Mahaththaya’ of the Mahasen Devalaya in Kiriwehera had been given the con...
Saturday - 16th June, 2018
Wild elephant electrocuted
Friday - 15th June, 2018
VEN. GNANASARA THERA SENTENCED TO SIX MONTHS RI
Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera was yesterday sentenced ...
Thursday - 14th June, 2018
CRIME OF THE CENTURY; 152 MILLION CHILD LABOURERS
World spiritual leaders have warned us that those who abuse children or indulge in child labour woul...
Wednesday - 13th June, 2018
KIRIWEHERA CHIEF INCUMBENT SHOT LAST NIGHT
Kiriwehera Temple Chief Incumbent Venerable Kobawaka Damminda Thera and another monk were injured wh...
Tuesday - 12th June, 2018
ITS TIME THAT UNESCO INTERVENED
When Knuckles conservation forest, along with Sri Pada peak wilderness area and Horton plains, was d...
Monday - 11th June, 2018
TWO ASSOCIATES OF MADUSH AND ANGODA LOKKA SHOT DEAD
Two underworld figures, Rumalsha Irosh Madushanka alias ‘Baila’ and Polwattage Upali were killed...
Saturday - 9th June, 2018
“STOP DESTROYING ME”
Listen to the Ocean, echoes of a million seashells. Forever it’s in motion, moving to a rhythmic, ...
Friday - 8th June, 2018
SOCIAL MEDIA PUT ON RED ALERT
Social media users in the island are once again under pressure with the Government of Sri Lanka (GOS...
Thursday - 7th June, 2018
PM says ICT sector catalyst for realising export targets
The Sri Lankan rupee touched the lowest level since last week on Wednesday, as importer dollar deman...
Wednesday - 6th June, 2018
Fitch says more M&AS likely in Lankan insurance sector
Fitch Ratings sees further consolidation by way of mergers and acquisitions (M&AS) in Sri La...
Tuesday - 5th June, 2018
START DOING GREEN DEEDS TODAY TO BEAT PLASTIC POLLUTION
In socio-economic, religious or other dimensions, today marks one of the world’s most important da...
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