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Over 5000 websites and Facebook accounts set up for election misinformation

Over 5000 websites and Facebook accounts set up for election misinformation

As many as 5000 new websites and Facebook accounts had been set up with the motive of providing fake and...

Minister says computer rigging will be done again

Minister says computer rigging will be done again

If there is a need to rig next month's Presidential election through what has now come to be called "Computer...

Political turncoat Kategoda reveals he got Danuna released

Political turncoat Kategoda reveals he got Danuna released

Political turncoat Jayantha Kategoda has revealed that the release of Danuna Tillekaratne the son-in-law of former Army commander General Sarath...

"Sil" cloth imported for election inducements

"Sil" cloth imported for election inducements

Industries Ministry secretary Anura Siriwardena has through his ministry imported eight lakhs of "Sil" (temple wear) cloth, Transparency International Sri...

Government to confiscate Identity cards of overseas travellers

Government to confiscate Identity cards of overseas travellers

Sri Lankan citizens travelling overseas for more than six months will have to give up their national Identity cards following...

Shady activities at Lyceum International School

Shady activities at Lyceum International School

Parents are up in arms over a regulation that pupils to be admitted to Lyceum International College in Panadura will...

Film actress won't chicken out to Weerawansa's antics

Film actress won't chicken out to Weerawansa's antics

Film actress Samanali Fonseka has hit out at controversial Minister Wimal Weerawansa saying he was a man without a conscience...

Sri Lankans leave for Test series sans Mahela

Sri Lankans leave for Test series sans Mahela

A batsman like Mahela Jayawardena who has been as asset to the Sri Lanka team will always be hard to...

Defeating President is main goal - JVP

Defeating President is main goal - JVP

The JVP's main goal is to defeat President Mahinda Rajapaksa and then join efforts to salvage the country, party leader...

Secretary Defence graces 'MOMENTUM'

Secretary Defence graces 'MOMENTUM'

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa attended as a special guest speaker at the MOMEMTUM, synchronized professional forum held...

Presidential candidate enters Govt. Press

Presidential candidate enters Govt. Press

A Presidential candidate has visited the Government Press on Dec. 17 and remained there for over an hour, reports say.

Wimal Weerawansa loses another live-wire

Wimal Weerawansa loses another live-wire

A prominent personality in the party of Minister of Housing, Construction, Engineering and Public Utilities Wimal Weerawansa, has quit and...

Protesters take Elections Commissioner to task

Protesters take Elections Commissioner to task

The UNP, JHU, Democratic Party and several other civic organisations have launched out on a protest against election violations at...

Associate of Maithripala's supporter & fmr. minister killed

Associate of Maithripala's supporter & fmr. minister killed

An associate of former Minister Duminda Dissanayake has been found murdered in a stream in Lunu Oya in Thambuttegama.

100,000 apply for NICs

100,000 apply for NICs

The Department of Registration of Persons says that steps will be taken in the coming weeks to issue National Identity...

SLMC decision in 48 hours

SLMC decision in 48 hours

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC)'s decision over whom they will support at the next Presidential election is to be...

Basil Rajapaksa gets jittery

Basil Rajapaksa gets jittery

After realising that it has now become obvious that Common Opposition Candidate Maithripala Sirisena's popularity is on the rise following...

Madras high court suggests TN govt. to free SL doctor

Madras high court suggests TN govt. to free SL doctor

The Madras high court has asked the Tamil Nadu government to consider releasing a Sri Lankan Tamil doctor, now lodged...

Nittambuwa claymores targetted Maithri?

Nittambuwa claymores targetted Maithri?

Opposition party central figures have voiced concern that Common Opposition presidential candidate Maithripala Sirisena could have been the target of...

Will hit the streets if MR doesnt obtain 50% - PNM

Will hit the streets if MR doesnt obtain 50% - PNM

Opposition political parties are making plans to move onto the streets before a second count is done if President Mahinda...

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Hirdramani transfers Rs.28 million worth of shares

Hirdramani transfers Rs.28 million worth of shares

Some Rs.28 million worth of shares, about 90 percent of the assets of Hirdramani have been transferred from the Pan Asia Bank to another company called Rosewood Pvt Limited and...

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England finally axe Cook as one-day captain

England finally axe Cook as one-day captain

Alastair Cook has been sacked as England’s one-day cricket captain, ending his dream of leading the team in the World Cup, after the selectors decided his position was untenable.

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'Guard wolves' in Kazakhstan

'Guard wolves' in Kazakhstan

Villagers in Kazakhstan are increasingly turning to an unusual animal to guard their land - wolves, it's been reported.

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Lakshika's horsey episode

Lakshika's horsey episode

Lakshika Jayawardena, who made her silver screen debut with 'Supiri Andare', is said to be good with horses, 'Sri Lanka Mirror' learns.

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Sri Lanka’s General Fonseka is still fighting for justice

Sri Lanka’s General Fonseka is still fighting for justice

It’s rainy season in Sri Lanka. Tropical storms, torrential rain and surprise su...

A fault in his stars?

A fault in his stars?

Mahinda Rajapaksa expected a coronation. Instead he faces a tricky election “An...

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...

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