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Monday October 25th, 2021
Politics

No Cabinet post for Sirisena as SLFP faction in the alliance are fed crumbs by SLPP

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party’s (SLFP) status as the junior partner in the alliance with the Sri Lanka Podujana was conf...

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Suspect busted with 25kg of Kerala ganja in Boralesgamuwa: STF

Sri Lanka’s Special Task Force (STF) arrested a 43-year old suspect with 25kg of Kerala Ganja (cannabis) in a snap sea...

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Rights activist and academic Dr Harini Amarasuriya is the NPP National List nominee

Dr Harini Amarasuriya will be appointed as a National List Member of Parliament by the National People’s Power allianc...

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Sri Lanka President appoints cabinet ministers, state ministers

Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed a 25 member cabinet, state ministers after an overwhelming majority und...

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Truth, In The Face Of Cremation

Muslims and even Christians wait with bated breath to see if Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit would result in...

Committee to study PCoI report panned by Church and Opposition

The President’s Committee will implement only what President Gotabaya Rajapaksa wants from the Easter Sunday inquiry r...

Sri Lanka court rejects Easter bomb murder charge against officials

A Sri Lankan court Tuesday rejected prosecution demands that the country's police chief and a top defence official face ...

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Govt has not signed SOFA; has not compromised sovereignty - Ruwan

The Government has not signed any agreement titled Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) and has done not done anything to c...

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Thalatha denies approving American Bar Association presence in SL

Minister of Justice & Prison Reforms Thalatha Atukorale today (10 July) denied reports that she had approved the establi...

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JO trying to win over minorities by making them feel unsafe - Marikkar

The United National Party (UNP) yesterday accused sections of the main Opposition of harassing minorities to make them f...

Nisali De Silva

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Professional advisory board on national security raises questions on constitutional principles - Exp...

A senior constitutional expert has expressed concern over President Maithripala Sirisena’s appointment of a profession...

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President off to UK; Ruwan appointed acting Defence Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena took flight to London this afternoon on a private visit, and State Minister Ruwan Wijewar...

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AG to file revision application against Pujith's & Hemasiri's bail

Attorney General Dappula De Livera will file a revision application before the High Court against the Colombo Chief Magi...

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Pujith and Hemasiri released on bail

The Colombo Chief Magistrate today released Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Mini...

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UNP presidential candidate will hold internationally accepted degree - Hesha

The presidential candidate of the United National Party (UNP) will be an educated person who can be trusted to run the c...

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JO criticism of SL-US agreements just like its stance on 1990 ambulance - UNP

The United National Party today challenged Opposition criticism of the controvesrial Sri Lanka-US agreements, charging t...

Nisali De Silva

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Man consumes acid after throwing it at woman and two children

A woman and two children were victims of an acid attack yesterday (7 July) afternoon in the Godapola area in Kegalle. Th...

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BBS wants Sinhala government guided by Monks

The Sinhala Right-Wing Bodu Bala Sena held a public rally in Kandy on Sunday, July 7, calling for a Sinhala government t...

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Sri Lanka narcotics offenses up in 2018, other grave crimes down

Sri Lanka's reported narcotics offenses were up in 2018, but many other grave crimes continued a downward trend seen in ...

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Muslims in fear as BBS gathers for rally in Kandy

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Sri Lanka president vetoes military deal with the US

Maithripala Sirisena said he was opposed to the draft Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) that the two countries are negot...

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Doc held for 'sterilising' women in Sri Lanka was framed: probe

Colombo, Sri Lanka | AFP | Friday - A Muslim doctor falsely accused of secretly sterilising Buddhist women in Sri Lanka ...

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Sri Lanka orders fresh arrests over Avant Garde floating armoury

Sri Lanka’s attorney general Friday ordered the arrest of eight people, including the secretary to the independen...

Our Police Correspondent

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Two Sri Lanka legislators bring bill to block President Maithripala's death warrants

Two legislators in Sri Lanka will be presenting a private members' bill to parliament to abolish the death penalty.

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BASL President writes to Sirisena to calm storm in the Bar

The Bar Association is asking for time with President Maithripala Sirisena to discuss the appointment processes for the ...

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No US military bases allowed in SL - Ruwan

Condemning statements made by Opposition parties and other quarters on the proposed Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA), S...

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