Failed company depositors in protest outside Supreme Court


A group of depositors of a failed finance company on Monday morning carried out a 90-minute protest outside the Supreme Court complex in Colombo.

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How I lost the race for the UN top job: Shashi Tharoor


The United Nations Security Council has elected the world body’s ninth Secretary-General, the former Portuguese Prime Minister António Guterres.

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TNA condemns killing of university students in Jaffna


The Tamil National Alliance (TNA)  has unequivocally condemns the incident that took place in Jaffna today, killing 2 university students.

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IUSF protests 'sale' of engineering education


The Inter University Students' Federation (IUSF) held a protest today opposite the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL).

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Tense situation along Puttalam-Kalpitiya road


Fishermen today staged a major protest blocking the Puttalam - Kalpitiya road against what they called the alleged use of illegal nets by a section of persons involved in the fisheries industry.

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Chanuka Ratwatte and four others released on bail


All the five directors of Entrust Securities including Chanaka Ratwatte facing misappropriation charges were granted conditional bail by the Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne on Friday.

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Chinese woman caught with nearly 250 gemstones


A 26-year-old Chinese woman was apprehended by Customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) last night while trying to smuggle out 247 gemstones.

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Appropriation Bill -2017 presented to Parliament


Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake presented the Appropriation Bill -2017 to Parliament today.

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Court lifts injunction on 'Silence in the Courts'


The Colombo District Court today lifted the injunction order placed on Prasanna Vithanage's film 'Usaviya Nihandai' (Silence in the Courts).

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