War crime probes will hinder Sri Lanka's reconciliation - ex-defence secretary


(REUTERS) War crime investigations backed by some Western countries and the United Nations will exacerbate the differences between Sri Lanka's two main ethnic groups instead of uniting them, former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Monday.

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200-year-old Mara tree inside Galle Fort cut down


A 200-year-old 'Mara' tree inside the historic Dutch Fort in Galle has been cut down by authorities as it posed a risk to people's lives.

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Interpol says no red notice against former Indian Premier League (IPL) Chairman Lalit Modi


Interpol has granted a major reprieve to former Indian Premier League (IPL) Chairman Lalit Modi denying a Red Notice against him, Indian media reported.

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15-hour water cut in Colombo


A 15-hour water cut will be imposed in several areas of Colombo and its suburbs from 9.

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2016 GCE O/L results released: Visakha Vidyalaya tops rankings


Results of the 2016 GCE Ordinary Level (O/L) Examination were released this morning.

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Bird strike delays SriLankan flight


The 4 am SriLankan Airlines flight from Singapore to Colombo on Monday was canceled after the windscreen was cracked by a bird strike on the way into Singapore, passengers said.

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LOLC exits from troubled Aggalawatte Plantations


LOLC-controlled Browns Power Holdings Ltd on Monday exited from the troubled Agalawatte Plantations, which according to a weekend Business Times report owes a staggering Rs.

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Export earnings down in 2016, imports up amidst rupee losing value-Central Bank


Sri Lanka’s export earnings fell by 2.

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15 hour water cut to be imposed on Wednesday


The National Water Supply and Drainage Board said todat that a 15 hour water cut will be imposed on Wednesday (March 29) from 9.

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