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Nov 21, 2017 6:46:51 AM- hirunews.lk
Sri Lanka Army says the General Amnesty period given for military deserters in order to allow them to get the legal discharge from service will end tomorrow (22). The SLA said during the period of General Amnesty which was announced on 23rd of October,... Read More
Nov 21, 2017 6:37:29 AM- thesundayleader.lk
Kabir proposes appointing commission to probe CWG bidMinister of Public Enterprises Development Kabir Hashim today proposed appointing a commission to investigate matters related to Sri Lanka’s failed bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Hashim told Parliament that there is no information on the money spent by the private company formed for the bid by the former Government. The Minister said that Rs. 200 ...
Nov 21, 2017 7:02:52 AM- adaderana.lk
State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe says that technology is so advanced today that phone calls can be made using any number – be it the President or Prime Minister s phone number- to another phone. “Therefore not all these reports are accurate,” he said.
Nov 21, 2017 6:02:34 AM- adaderana.lk
Central Province Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayak and several PC members are being prevented from leaving council premises by protesting unemployed graduates.
Nov 21, 2017 5:55:46 AM- LBO.com
Sri Lanka to double FDI to USD1.5Bn in 2017 : BoI ChiefNov 21, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka is targeting 1.5 billion US dollars worth of foreign direct investments (FDI) for 2017, a doubling from last year, a senior official said. “Up to now we have secured 1 billion US dollars and another 500 million is in the process of being finalised. Most of the investment […]
Nov 21, 2017 6:28:30 AM- hirunews.lk
Ministry of Law and Order says 2 members of Awa Group were arrested at a roadblock in Jaffna by the STF personnel. The arrest was made at Nirveli in Point Pedro. The Ministry in a statement said that the STF personnel had arrested the suspects... Read More
Nov 21, 2017 6:10:18 AM- hirunews.lk
Police have arrested a 29-year-old person in Maskeliya for sexually abusing a small girl. The victim was a 7-year-old, schoolgirl, a resident of Hapugastenna Tea Estate in Maskeliya. The suspect is a watcher of the tea estate. The suspect... Read More
Nov 21, 2017 6:02:36 AM- hirunews.lk
At least 50 people have died after a suicide bomber struck a Nigeria mosque as worshippers arrived for morning prayers in one of the deadliest attacks in the region in years, police said. The attack in northeastern Adamawa state was carried out a... Read More
Nov 21, 2017 5:45:10 AM- hirunews.lk
Police say a 30-year-old person was arrested in Vavuniya while he was transporting 10kg of Kerala cannabis. Police said the suspect was a resident of Vavuniya. Read More
Nov 21, 2017 5:34:22 AM- hirunews.lk
The railway workers have renovated the up-country rail track which was damaged after Udarata Menike train derailed at Rozella. The Nawalapitiya Control Room confirmed this. The train services between Rozella and Hatton was disrupted for about 3 hours... Read More
Nov 21, 2017 5:20:01 AM- adaderana.lk
Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam says that the Ministry will work in collaboration with the Women and Child Affairs Ministry in order to upgrade the quality of pre-school education. .
Nov 21, 2017 5:16:50 AM- adaderana.lk
Chief Minister of the Northern Province C.V. Wigneswaran responded to a question raised by a journalist on his view on the controversial actions of the Northern Province Education Minister who refused to raise the national flag at an event earlier this month.
Nov 21, 2017 4:55:05 AM- adaderana.lk
Two major operatives of the Aava Group were detained by the Police Special Task Force earlier today (21), in Jaffna. .
Nov 21, 2017 5:09:51 AM- hirunews.lk
Japanese Ambassador in Sri Lanka Kenichi Suganuma will be the Chief Guest at the “Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Award 2017,” which will be held next week in, Colombo. David Bent, a global expert on Corporate Sustainability will... Read More
Nov 21, 2017 4:51:37 AM- hirunews.lk
The National Council for Road Safety says the number of accidents in railway level crossings has increased substantially. Its Chairman Dr. Sisira Kodagoda said reflective boards will be fixed nearby railway level crossings to improve the awareness... Read More
Nov 21, 2017 4:33:19 AM- adaderana.lk
Vavuniya Police arrested one person while transporting Kerala cannabis worth 1.5 million in a Jaffna-Colombo bus today (21.) .
Nov 21, 2017 3:56:09 AM- adaderana.lk
The Attorney General is due to provide a decision on whether or not to suspend the hearing of the case filed against former Minister Basil Rajapaksa over the misappropriation of public funds through the Divi Neguma program on November 24. .
Nov 21, 2017 4:13:23 AM- hirunews.lk
The Meteorology Department says fairly heavy showers or thundershowers will occur at few places in Hambantota, Colombo, Kegalle and Galle districts. Moderate showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in North-Western, Central and North-Central... Read More
Nov 21, 2017 3:50:20 AM- hirunews.lk
The first Test between Sri Lanka and India ended in a tense draw at the Eden Garden, in Kolkata last evening. However, the Indian fast bowler Mohammed Sami and Niroshan Dickwella had an animated exchange of words in the dying moments of play. The... Read More
Nov 21, 2017 3:10:59 AM- adaderana.lk
Sri Lanka Railways says that there have been 180 causalities as a result of railway-related accidents during the past 10 months.
Nov 21, 2017 2:33:55 AM- adaderana.lk
The Supreme Court today (21) ordered the respective media channel to submit the video footage containing Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayke s statement of alleged contempt of court..
Nov 21, 2017 3:11:26 AM- hirunews.lk
State Minister Sujeewa Senesinghe says he spoke to former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran and Perpetual Treasuries owner Arjun Aloysius over the phone to obtain details on Central Bank bond issuance. Addressing the media in Colombo today (21),... Read More
Nov 21, 2017 3:04:02 AM- hirunews.lk
Police say that a 16-year-old schoolboy died in Padukka yesterday (20) after he was crushed by a huge rock. The victim was H. P. Janaka Kumara who was a resident of Meeriyagalle in Padukka. It was found that the boy was hiding in the jungle... Read More
Nov 21, 2017 2:31:21 AM- hirunews.lk
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya announced in Parliament today (21) that the MPs Privilege Committee will be asked to determine whether MP privileges have been breached by revealing details of telephone conversations that had taken place between Perpetual Treasuries... Read More
Nov 21, 2017 2:56:15 AM- thesundayleader.lk
Media rights group calls for justice for journalistsThe leading media rights group in Sri Lanka today called for justice for journalists who faced various forms of attacks or threats over the past few years. The Free Media Movement, which celebrates 25 years today, also called for a new media culture in the country. In June 1992, the Free Media Movement was formed by ...
Nov 21, 2017 2:28:20 AM- thesundayleader.lk
Gamini Senarath and two others released on bailFormer President’s Chief of Staff Gamini Senarath and two others were released on bail today when they appeared before the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court. Senarath and two others had been remanded till today after surrendering to court over an ongoing case. (Colombo Gazette)
Nov 21, 2017 2:00:17 AM- thesundayleader.lk
SC orders voice recording of statement by RanjanThe Supreme Court today ordered the authorities to submit the voice recording of Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake where he had allegedly been critical of the judiciary. Ramanayake appeared in court on Tuesday over the case where he has been accused of contempt of court. During the proceedings, the Supreme Court ordered that the voice recording of Ramanayake ...
Nov 21, 2017 1:31:50 AM- LBO.com
Sri Lanka’s Renuka Hotels commences trading at Colombo Stock ExchangeNov 21, 2017 (LBO) – Renuka Hotels Limited commenced trading on the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) today and the occasion was marked through a bell ringing ceremony hosted by the CSE. The shares, which were listed by introduction on the Diri Savi Board of the CSE have been classified under the ‘Hotels and Travels’ sector. […]
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