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Johnston arrested

Johnston arrested

Former minister Johnston Fernando has been arrested a short while ago, 'Sri Lanka Mirror' learns.

Chalo Chalo with DJ Bravo on the floor

Chalo Chalo with DJ Bravo on the floor

Cricketer Dwayne Bravo from Chennai Super Kings, who is known for his fun on-field activities and his love for music...

Vesak in Doha (Pics)

Vesak in Doha (Pics)

As all Buddhists celebrated the holy Vesak festival around the globe, a group of Sri Lankans held a celebration in...

Regulations for National Drug Policy still pending

Regulations for National Drug Policy still pending

Although two months have elapsed since the National Drug Policy was passed in Parliament, related laws and regulations are yet...

Basil further remanded

Basil further remanded

Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa was further remanded until May 07.

Johnston being questioned

Johnston being questioned

Former Minister of Cooperatives and Internal Trade Johnston Fernando reported to the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Unit (FCID) this morning...

Kerry silent on human rights

Kerry silent on human rights

US secretary of state John Kerry has reportedly not made a request, as requested by a leading human rights group...

Airman dies after being shot at Ratmalana

Airman dies after being shot at Ratmalana

An airman attached to the Ratmalana Air Force Base has died to gun shot injuries, reports say.

Tissa's expulsion from UNP illegal - SC

Tissa's expulsion from UNP illegal - SC

The Supreme Court has decided that the expulsion of former United National Party (UNP) General Secretary, Tissa Attanayake, from the...

Lasith’s noodles hair!

Lasith’s noodles hair!

Sri Lankan cricket star Lasith Malinga is renowned for his pace bowling as well as his ever changing hairstyles.

Rs. 4 m motorized roller missing at Khettarama

Rs. 4 m motorized roller missing at Khettarama

A motorized cricket pitch roller worth Rs. 4 million has gone missing from R. Premadasa Stadium (Khettarama).

New princess named Diana

New princess named Diana

And the princess has a name!

MS-MR delegations to be decided today

MS-MR delegations to be decided today

The representatives who will participate in the discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa scheduled to be...

Tsunami warning cancelled after Papua New Guinea quake

Tsunami warning cancelled after Papua New Guinea quake

A tsunami warning has been cancelled for coastlines near the epicentre of a magnitude 7.4 earthquake that struck off Papua...

SLFP calls for polls under fresh electoral reforms

SLFP calls for polls under fresh electoral reforms

Although the United National Party (UNP) claims it is highly likely that the next election would be held under the...

State institutions fail top submit annual reports

State institutions fail top submit annual reports

The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) has reportedly said that 27 state institutions have failed to present their annual reports...

UNP-SLFP in a tug-o-war

UNP-SLFP in a tug-o-war

The UNP and the SLFP it seems are in a tug-o-war over the holding of the next general election.

Speaker yet to sign 19A

Speaker yet to sign 19A

Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa it is learnt has not yet signed off on the 19th Amendment to the Constitution that was...

'Constitutional council before general election'

'Constitutional council before general election'

The constitutional council will be appointed before the next general election in order to facilitate the appointment of independent commissions...

Film on Buddha to be shot in Kolkata

Film on Buddha to be shot in Kolkata

In 1993, Bernardo Bertolucci did it with 'Little Buddha' starring Keanu Reeves and Bridget Fonda. Martin Scorsese touched upon the...

$1,888,000 Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce debuts in Singapore

$1,888,000 Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce debuts in Singapore

In less than two months after its introduction at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, the Lamborghini Aventador LP 750-4 has...

Mayweather picks off Pacquiao to join greats

Mayweather picks off Pacquiao to join greats

Floyd Mayweather has beaten Manny Pacquiao on a points decision in one of the most lucrative boxing matches of all...

Electoral register applications from 15th

Electoral register applications from 15th

Grama seva officers will begin on May 15 the month-long distribution of specimen application forms for the electoral register, said...

Teams this week to probe disappearances

Teams this week to probe disappearances

The presidential commission on missing persons will appoint four investigating teams this week, said its chairman Maxwell Paranagama.

LG bodies to be dissolved on May 15

LG bodies to be dissolved on May 15

President Maithripala Sirisena has decided to dissolve the local government bodies that complete their tenure on May 15, a SLFP...

Gota’s retirement letter not ready yet

Gota’s retirement letter not ready yet

The retirement letter of former defence secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa is not ready yet, according to reports reaching Sri Lanka Mirror.

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Central Bank to open a regional office in Kilinochchi

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