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Maithri's symbol, white swan?

Maithri's symbol, white swan?

The election symbol of opposition common candidate Maithripala Sirisena would be revealed today, the United National Party says.

Dialog to face legal action?

Dialog to face legal action?

A group of around 100 persons, including VIPs are to seek legal redress against Dialog Axiata and the company's CEO...

Another PS member quits UPFA

Another PS member quits UPFA

United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) member of Mutur Pradeshiya Sabha B. Jebdeen has decided to function independently.

Who will rule? A question from an undecided voter

Who will rule? A question from an undecided voter

Like the majority of my fellow citizens I am an undecided voter. My father Mervyn de Silva used to characterize...

Much going on, even outside Parliament - Mangala

Much going on, even outside Parliament - Mangala

There is much going on not only within parliament but outside it as well, UNP MP Mangala Samaraweera said.

Mihintale PS budget defeated

Mihintale PS budget defeated

The budget of UPFA-administered Mihintale Pradeshiya Sabha was defeated today (27).

BBS to support MR at Prez polls

BBS to support MR at Prez polls

The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Organisation today (27) pledged their support to President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the upcoming presidential election.

Endorsing Maithri, a historic decision - UNP

Endorsing Maithri, a historic decision - UNP

The UNP says that the decision 'to endorse the legitimate Secretary General of the SLFP as the common opposition candidate...

Prez polls : 4th shooting incident in Kandy

Prez polls : 4th shooting incident in Kandy

Shots have been fired at the office of UNP MP MMA Halim, at Mawilmada, Kandy, in the early hours of...

Hiru rejects Sumathi awards

Hiru rejects Sumathi awards

Hiru Tv of ABC media network has not applied for any award at 19th Anchor Sumathi Awards, reports say.

'Police falls victim to Ebola'

'Police falls victim to Ebola'

The department of police is in chaos after a senior official from the ministry of Law and Order is attempting...

Phil Hughes dies

Phil Hughes dies

Australia Test batsman Phil Hughes has died, officials say.

FSP candidate, Duminda?

FSP candidate, Duminda?

The common candidate of several left wing political parties including the Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) is to be declared today...

Seniors dejected - Hirunika

Seniors dejected - Hirunika

It is the responsibility of the party leadership the retain dejected party members, UPFA Western Provincial Councillor Hirunika Premachandra has...

Maithri gets warm welcome at Sirikotha

Maithri gets warm welcome at Sirikotha

Common candidate of the opposition, Maithripala Sirisena was given a warm welcome at the UNP headquarters Sirikotha today (26).

MR gets challenged from the Left as well

MR gets challenged from the Left as well

General Secretary of United Socialist Party - Siritunga Jayasuriya states that he will contest as the presidential candidate of his...

Dayasiri kicked out from 'Swarnawahini' TV show?

Dayasiri kicked out from 'Swarnawahini' TV show?

North Western Provincial Council chief minister Dayasiri Jayasekera has lost an opportunity to participate in the 'Rata Kaatada' political talk...

Sri Lanka election monitors urge end to poll violence

Sri Lanka election monitors urge end to poll violence

Sri Lanka's elections chief and pro-democracy activists on Tuesday urged police to stem a spate of campaign-related violence that has...

Another UPFA parliamentarian joins UNP

Another UPFA parliamentarian joins UNP

UPFA Vanni district MP Hunais Farook has joined the United National Party (UNP), reports say.

Constitutional crisis:  A claymore for Mr. Sirisena to avoid

Constitutional crisis: A claymore for Mr. Sirisena to avoid

“The correctness or incorrectness of the political line decides everything”- Mao (1971)

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Dialog acquires a subsidiary

Dialog acquires a subsidiary

Dialog Axiata group, a unit of Malaysia's Axiata said yesterday (27) it has incorporated a wholly-owned subsidiary under the name and style Digital Holdings Lanka Ltd.

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Ranjith begging to pass Blatter's budget

Ranjith begging to pass Blatter's budget

Ranjith Rodrigo, President of the Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) is making an attempt to secretively pass the budget of the expenses on FIFA President Sepp Blatter's visit to...

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India 'hanged' girls 'took their own lives'

India 'hanged' girls 'took their own lives'

India's top investigation agency has confirmed to the BBC that two teenage cousins who had allegedly been gang-raped and murdered had, in fact, taken their own lives.

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Brazil's capoeira gains UN cultural heritage status

Brazil's capoeira gains UN cultural heritage status

Capoeira - a Brazilian martial art form combining dance - has been given a special protected status by Unesco, the UN's cultural arm.

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Plight of Phil Hughes diverts England focus away from Sri Lanka

Plight of Phil Hughes diverts England focus away from Sri Lanka

England’s cricketers are in Colombo and about to begin a seven-match series agai...

Combat related PTSD among the Sri Lankan Army servicemen

Combat related PTSD among the Sri Lankan Army servicemen

The study investigated combat related PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and...

5 convos you should be having with your friends!

5 convos you should be having with your friends!

1.YOUR FEELINGS "It's alright to feel bad some days, but if you continue to feel...

Candidacy: Why a Karu-JHU-CBK-SF option is better than Ranil

Candidacy: Why a Karu-JHU-CBK-SF option is better than Ranil

The best, as they say, must not be the enemy of the good. I have long advocated...

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