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Two Australians killed in expressway accident

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June 20, 2018 11:29 am

An Australian woman and her daughter were killed when the van they were traveling in crashed into a parked container truck near the 65 kilometre post near the Kurundugahahe...


BuddhikaPathirana sworn in as Deputy Minister of Industries and Commerce

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June 20, 2018 10:44 am

Matara district Parliamentarian BuddhikaPathirana was sworn in as the Deputy Minister of Industries and Commerce before President MaithripalaSirisena at the Presidential Secreta...


Oman Post suspend services to Sri Lanka as indefinite strike continues

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June 19, 2018 08:49 pm

Oman Post has announced that it will temporarily stop receiving any mail to be sent to Sri Lanka, "due to unforeseen circumstances". In a statement online, the...


Police bust 'Maava' drug ring in Puttalam

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June 19, 2018 03:09 pm

Five suspects were taken into custody along with 13.4 kilograms of a version of Ganja known as 'Maava' by Mundalama Police.  The suspects were arrested an...


Police Sergeant killed by speeding vehicle

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June 19, 2018 02:36 pm

A Police Sergeant was killed and a Constable injured after they were struck by a speeding motor car at Nildiya Uyana in Matale.  The officers, who are attached to t...


Accused in rape case nabbed after absconding for 15 years

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June 19, 2018 01:52 pm

Hungama Police have arrested an individual who had been evading courts for 15 years after being sentenced to four years Rigorous Imprisonment (RI) after being convicted of rape ...


Anti-SAITM protest near Parliament tear gassed

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June 19, 2018 01:26 pm

Police have used tear gas and water cannon to disperse a protest march conducted by university students near Parliament premises in Battaramulla a short while ago.  ...


Sathyagraha held calling for release of Gnanasara Thera

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June 19, 2018 12:54 pm

A Sathyagraha was held opposite the Colombo Fort Railway Station yesterday calling for the release of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera....


Two French naval ships arrive at Colombo port

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June 19, 2018 12:28 pm

The naval ships ‘Dixmude’ and ‘Surcouf’ belonging to the French Navy arrived at the port of Colombo yesterday on a goodwill visit, Navy said. The ships w...


In Pictures: Postal workers protest in Colombo

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June 19, 2018 12:23 pm

Postal employees held a protest in Colombo yesterday (18) demanding the Government address their demands, which has led to a continuous island-wide postal strike.  ...


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Court summons PTL Chairman Geoffrey Aloysius

The Colombo Fort Magistrate today issued summons on Chairman of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) Geoffrey Aloysius to be present in court on July...

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Leopard killed after attack on villagers in Kilinochchi

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US assures continued support for SL to fulfill commitments under UN resolution

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Postal strike continues

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In pictures: Dialog 4G- The Sunday Times Schoolboy Cricketer Awards

The Sunday Times - Dialog 4G Schoolboy cricketer awards 2018 were held last evening. The break down of the re...

At a glance: Different Voices

 ‘The Voice’ headed by Ishan De Lanerolle recently staged the second edition of their concert &lsquo...

Hindi courses for children and adults

Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (Indian Cultural Centre) is announcing admission to new session of Hindi cours...

Get ready for the Big Bad Wolf Book sale this month

The Big Bad Wolf (BBW) book sale has made its return early this year, following the highly enthusiastic response from...



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