Basil and two former senior officials to be produced before Kaduwela Magistrate

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April 22, 2015 07:19 pm

Former Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa and two former senior officials are set to be produced before the Kaduwela Magistrate tonight after being placed under arres...

Two held over murder in school

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April 22, 2015 04:26 pm

Two persons including the security guard of a leading Colombo school have been arrested by the police over the murder of a 44 year old woman who was employed as a janitorial worker...

President to address the nation tomorrow

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April 22, 2015 03:49 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena is to make a special statement via all electronic media tomorrow at 9 pm , the President Media Division (PMD) said. Meanwhile the government's 100...

SLFP & UNP should work together as a Govt. for the benefit of people: Maithri

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April 22, 2015 03:41 pm

The SLFP and the UNP should work together as a government without party differences for the benefit of the people, President Maithripala Sirisena said. "Politically, we are all ...

President appoints officials to state-owned institutions

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April 22, 2015 03:38 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday  appointed new chairpersons and director boards to the state-owned institutions Lanka Logistics & Technologies Ltd., Rakna Arakshaka L...

Parliament dissolves if 19A not passed: UNP

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April 22, 2015 03:34 pm

President has to dissolve the parliament if the 19th Amendment is defeated on April 28 in parliament since there is no mandate to continue the government, Deputy Foreign Minister ...

SLFP not opposed to passing 19 A: Opposition Leader‏

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April 22, 2015 03:28 pm

Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala de Silva today said that the Sri Lanka Freedom Party ( SLFP) has no plans to delay the passing of the 19th Amendment. However, he said the amend...

MR slams Govt claims witch hunt against family

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April 22, 2015 02:52 pm

Colombo (AFP) - Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday accused the new government of pursuing a witch-hunt against his family as he and his brother prepared to be interro...

Possible meeting between President and MR

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April 22, 2015 02:45 pm

A special meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to be arranged, the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentarian T. B...

Lalith Weeratunga summoned by FCID

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April 22, 2015 02:31 pm

Secretary to the former President, Lalith Weeratunga, has been summoned to the the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID), local media reported. Reports quoting the Poli...

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