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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - “The relationship between Australia and Sri Lanka continues to go from strength to strength, and I am excited by the opportunities that will be available to our nations in the future through increased trade, investment, tourism and education,” the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection of Australia Peter Dutton emphasized.
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Gota to take action against JVP over CIABOC complaint
Thursday, 07 May 2015, 12:07
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Former Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that he will take legal action...   Read more...

Talks cordial: SLFP Central Committee to make final decision
Thursday, 07 May 2015, 11:09
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The discussion between Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and incumbent Mathripala Sirisena yesterday (06) on issues...   Read more...

WPC Chief Minister warns against demilitarisation of North
Thursday, 07 May 2015, 10:14
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Reportedly, the Chief Minister of the Western Provincial Council (WPC), Prasanna Ranatunga said the Government would betray...   Read more...

Tamil Nadu MPs want India to reclaim Katchatheevu
Thursday, 07 May 2015, 09:07
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - India’s Rajya Sabha members from the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam...   Read more...

UNP wants Parliament dissolved
Thursday, 07 May 2015, 08:11
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The United National Party (UNP) on Wednesday (06) called on to dissolve Parliament and hold fresh elections. It said that...   Read more...

Johnston Fernando transferred to Colombo Remand Prison
Thursday, 07 May 2015, 07:45
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Former Minister of Co-operatives and Internal Trade, Parliamentarian Johnston Fernando, who was remanded over allegations of...   Read more...

BJP hails Government's development efforts
Thursday, 07 May 2015, 07:03
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The measures taken by the Government of Sri Lanka to rebuild the country and strengthen friendship with neighbouring...   Read more...

Fiji appoints another Sri Lankan Judge
Thursday, 07 May 2015, 06:18
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Fiji has appointed another Sri Lankan Judge to its Court of Appeal, the 10th Sri Lankan on the Court's bench, the Radio...   Read more...

Dutton, SLN discuss efforts to prevent people smuggling
Wednesday, 06 May 2015, 17:21
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection of Australia Peter Dutton met the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral...   Read more...

Harsha refutes Former President’s claims
Wednesday, 06 May 2015, 16:08
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa claims that massive development which was taking place in the country has come to a halt....   Read more...


Special teams to probe into missing persons
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A few days after the United States Secretary of the Department of State (DoS) John Kerry urged the Sri Lankan Government to pursue vigorously complaints on missing persons Readmore


“Sri Lanka must have a new Constitution” - Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Presidents Counsel Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne, the leader of a three-member team that prepared the 19th Constitutional Amendment in Sri Lanka, called for a new Constituti Readmore

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Woman gets 24-years for fatal crash after drunk tweet
Wednesday, 06 May 2015, 08:12
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A Florida woman who tweeted about being drunk minutes before a fatal wrong-way crash has been sentenced to 24-years in... Read more...
7.4-magnitude earthquake hits Papua New Guinea
Tuesday, 05 May 2015, 09:15
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A strong 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck the southern coast of Papua New Guinea, United States Geological Survey (USGS)... Read more...
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Nature's Secrets - Tour of Romance conducts successfully
Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 10:02
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka's no.01 herbal cosmetic brand Nature's Secrets' You & Me/Tour of Romance progran has been... Read more...
CCCSL slams Sri Lankan criticism of loans
Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 07:03
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka (CCCSL) said that Chinese banks were feeling demotivated to extend loans to Sri... Read more...
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Kumar Sangakkara to play in BBL for Hobart
Wednesday, 06 May 2015, 11:02
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara has signed to play for the Hobart Hurricanes in the next two T20 Big Bash League (BBL)... Read more...
Jonathan Trott retires from International Cricket
Tuesday, 05 May 2015, 08:53
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - England batsman Jonathan Trott has retired from International Cricket. The 34-year-old returned to the Test side for the... Read more...
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Salman Khan jailed for 5-years in hit-and-run case [UPDATE]
Wednesday, 06 May 2015, 11:32
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - UPDATE: An Indian Court has sentenced Bollywood star Salman Khan to five years in jail for killing a homeless man in a... Read more...
Nelly arrested on drug charges
Sunday, 12 April 2015, 09:17
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Nelly has reportedly been arrested on felony drug possession charges while in Tennessee. Read more...
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Lanka, Turkey to conduct training exercises in maritime security
Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 06:18
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Turkish naval ship, "TCG GEDIZ" arrived at the Port of Colombo on a two-day goodwill visit on her way from Mumbai... Read more...
Just 16 out of 52 boats back from Lanka - Tamil Nadu claims
Monday, 27 April 2015, 12:07
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - In the second salvage operation on last Friday, Tamil Nadu fishermen could bring back only 16 boats from Sri Lanka, The New... Read more...
Cairn India exits Sri Lanka oil exploration
Monday, 27 April 2015, 11:09
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A nearly 50 per cent drop in crude oil prices has forced Cairn India to exit its operations in Sri Lanka, the Business... Read more...
SLN, US to boost cooperation on maritime security
Monday, 27 April 2015, 07:03
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A Sri Lankan delegation, which included the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN), Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera and senior... Read more...
Lanka calls for renewed strengthening of Asian-African cooperation
Monday, 27 April 2015, 06:18
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Minister of Higher Education and Research Dr. Sarath Amunugama, who led the Sri Lanka delegation to the Asian-African... Read more...
Lowest inflation rate in years
Saturday, 25 April 2015, 06:18
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The lowest inflation rate of the country was reported this month, the Cabinet Spokesperson and the Minister of Health and... Read more...
Arjuna Mahendran back on duty
Friday, 24 April 2015, 10:14
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran has resumed his duties after a more than five-week voluntary leave of absence. Read more...
Dr. Darshani Gunatilleke appointed Director General of DGI
Thursday, 23 April 2015, 13:20
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Dr. S. K. M. D. Dharshani Gunathillake, a Senior Lecturer of the Department of Sinhala, University of Peradeniya, has been... Read more...
Indian-origin estate workers to get land with deeds
Thursday, 23 April 2015, 11:09
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Sri Lankan Government headed by President Maithripala Sirisena has taken what is described as a “historic... Read more...

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Uva CM and cousin exchange blows
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Reportedly, a brawl has transpired between the Chief Minister of Uva Province Harin Fernando and his cousin at the Colombo Swimming Club in Kollupitiya on Wednesday evening (22).
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New Year festival involving elephants: Kabir says no threat to safety of animals
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The General Secretary of United National Party (UNP) and the Minister of Highways, Higher Education and Investment Promotion Kabir Hashim emphasized that the Sinhala and Tamil New Year festival involving elephants did not pose any threat to the safety of the animals.
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Former First Family celebrates Avurudu
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa celebrated Sinhala and Tamil New Year while observing the traditional rituals together with the residents of the area at Carlton House in Tangalle on Tuesday (14).
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Sujeewa accused of verbally attacking Malani
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Making a statement at the Parliament on Wednesday (08), the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentarian Malani Fonseka blamed Deputy Minister of Justice Sujeewa Senasinghe of oppressive comments even including her personnel life.
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My aim was to avoid exercising excessive powers [Video]
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena, addressing the nation on Thursday night (23), said his intention was not to use unlimited executive powers that are vested in his position.
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President Sirisena, Former President Rajapaksa agree to meet
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A special meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been arranged, the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentarian T. B. Ekanayake revealed.
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John Kerry due in first week of May
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The schedule for the visit by United States Secretary of the Department of State (DOS) John Kerry to Sri Lanka is being finalized, The Sunday Leader quoted Foreign Ministry and Embassy of United States (US) sources.
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Somawansa to form new party
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Reportedly, the Former Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Leader Somawansa Amarasinghe who resigned from the JVP has met with the Commissioner of Elections Mahinda Deshapriya. Former JVP Leader stated that attention was drawn towards the registration of a new political party.
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UNHRC lists urgent tasks for Lanka
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Showing impatience over the slow pace of the ethic reconciliation process in Sri Lanka, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Tuesday (14) listed certain urgent tasks for the Lankan Government to do, so that charges of human rights abuses and war crimes are meaningfully addressed.
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