India's southern leader Jayalalithaa critical, supporters on edge


The life of the leader of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu hung in the balance on Monday after she went into cardiac arrest, drawing large crowds to the hospital where doctors were fighting to save the hugely popular former actress.

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Medical travel alliance to promote Sri Lanka’s health tourism  


  Sri Lanka is seeking international medical tourism certification for health and wellness providers and agencies countrywide to maintain highest standards in medical/healthcare tourism and prevent unacceptable practices tarnishing the image of the country, Export Development Board officials said.

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Karuna Amman's application for bail rejected


The Colombo Magistrate’s Court Monday rejected a bail application filed on behalf of former Deputy Minister Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman  who has been remanded for allegedly misusing a state vehicle.

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High Court grants Tissa Attanayake bail


The Colombo High Court today (Dec 5) granted bail to former General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) Tissa Attanayake.

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Premier Cricket: Classic First Class hundred by Dickwella


Niroshan Dickwella scored a classic first class hundred as the formidable NCC ended the first day on a high note (443/9 declared) against the Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club in a Premier League Tournament Tier 'A' Group 'A' match played at the NCC grounds, Colombo yesterday.

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American Vice President elect telephones President Sirisena


Vice President-elect of  Unites States of America (USA) Mike Pence, telephoned President Maithripala Sirisena last night on behalf of President-elect Donald Trump, President Media Unit said.

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Kumar Gunaratnam released from prison


Leader of the Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) Kumar Gunaratnam was released from the Anuradhapura Prison today after completing his term for violation of Emigration and Immigration laws.

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Lotus Road closed due to protest


Lotus Road in Colombo has been closed for vehicular traffic by police due to a protest.

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