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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...

Another service extension for Anura Senanayake!

Another service extension for Anura Senanayake!

Senior DIG Anura Senanayake, who was to go on mandatory pension from Jan. 08, 2015, is to receive another service...

Political meetings at Army camp?

Political meetings at Army camp?

A deep suspicion has arisen in a backdrop of military personnel being used for political activities to secure support for...

'Sri Lanka now like a rotting corpse'

'Sri Lanka now like a rotting corpse'

Kalutara District Member of Parliament Vidura Wickremanayake once described the political climate in the country as a rotting dead body.

Gammanpila to start new party?

Gammanpila to start new party?

Former Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) member Udaya Gammanpila wants to start a new political party with other members who broke...

Sri Lanka 4th time world beater in sex search

Sri Lanka 4th time world beater in sex search

Sri Lanka topped the list of having searched for the word "sex" in 2014 while India came in second, Google...

'Govt's corruption files will be made public'

'Govt's corruption files will be made public'

Files pertaining to corruption and shady deals involving government ministers will be made public after the January 8 Presidential election...

Sports minister changes 50-over World Cup into T20 event

Sports minister changes 50-over World Cup into T20 event

Controversial sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage had proved his ignorance or the way his current mindset works as he wished the...

Support for Maithripala brings down Kotte MC

Support for Maithripala brings down Kotte MC

The Kotte Municipal Council has virtually come to a standstill following the exit of three members of the ruling party...

Police unit set up to disrupt Maithripala's election campaign

Police unit set up to disrupt Maithripala's election campaign

A disruptive mobile Police force is reported to have been set up at all stations island-wide to pull down and...

State buses used for Chilaw rally

State buses used for Chilaw rally

The Campaign for Free and Fair Election (CaFFE) has disclosed that several buses from the depots of Wennappuwa, Chilaw and...

SriLankan Airlines expands training for professionals

SriLankan Airlines expands training for professionals

SriLankan Airlines has set up a new training outfit by amalgamating existing internationally certified training units, aiming to produce more...

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Arc PR & Leo Burnett’s corporate communications team, best in S. Asia

Arc PR & Leo Burnett’s corporate communications team, best in S. Asia

Leo Burnett Sri Lanka’s integrated PR arm Arc Worldwide, was recently recognized as the Best Corporate Communications Team of the Year at the prestigious South Asia Agency of the Year...

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Sri Lanka team departs for NZ

Sri Lanka team departs for NZ

The Sri Lankan national cricket team left the island for New Zealand this morning for a tour which will get underway on Sunday (21st)with a practice game against NZ A...

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Pakistam PM vows to end 'terrorism'

Pakistam PM vows to end 'terrorism'

Pakistan's prime minister Nawaz Sharif has vowed to rid his country of terrorism after a Taliban attack at a school in Peshawar killed 141 people, mostly children.

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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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