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President accuses Maithripala over cigarette issue

President accuses Maithripala over cigarette issue

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has made a serious allegation against former Health Minister and Common Opposition Presidential candidate Maithripala Sirisena saying...

Political rights of opp. activists violated - CaFFE

Political rights of opp. activists violated - CaFFE

Campaign for Free and Fair Election (CaFFE) has expressed their concern over the violation of political right during the run-up...

Jagath Sumathipala quits as head of Buddhist Congress

Jagath Sumathipala quits as head of Buddhist Congress

President of the All-Ceylon Buddhist Congress Jagath Sumathipala has vacated his post, informed sources said.

'Where is MR's manifesto before postal voting?'

'Where is MR's manifesto before postal voting?'

Internal rifts erupting within the Rajapaksa regime has led to President Mahinda Rajapaksa being unable to unveil his policy manifesto...

Lankans in Paris call for fair & free Prez polls

Lankans in Paris call for fair & free Prez polls

The Sri Lankan collective in France is to hold a protest demonstration urging the Sri Lankan Elections Commissioner - Mahinda...

'Maithri wave' rising - Ravaya

'Maithri wave' rising - Ravaya

According to certain studies of voter behaviour ahead of the Presidential polls, the popularity of common candidate Maithripala Sirisena is...

Conspiracy to distress Sanga

Conspiracy to distress Sanga

A conspiracy is underway to distress cricketer Kumar Sangakkara by claiming he is to enter politics, 'Sri Lanka Mirror' learns...

India to export two warships to SL

India to export two warships to SL

India will now export two warships to Sri Lanka after delivering a warship to Mauritius for the first time, Minister...

Street drama troupe attacked again

Street drama troupe attacked again

The street drama troupe that was recently attacked in Eppawala town has been attacked near the Hambantota bus stand.

Captain caused 'SriLankan' flight to turn back

Captain caused 'SriLankan' flight to turn back

A SriLankan airlines flight was compelled to turn back to Trivandrum over a misconduct of the captain,  'Sri Lanka Mirror...

Unveiling of MR's policy manifesto postponed

Unveiling of MR's policy manifesto postponed

It has been decided to postpone the unveiling of UPFA Presidential candidate Mahinda Rajapaksa's policy manifesto until Dec. 26, government...

Cutouts, decorations cause pollution - environmentalists

Cutouts, decorations cause pollution - environmentalists

Environmentalists have warned of massive scale environmental pollution and negative health impacts that would occur due to the massive campaigning...

Maithri, Ranil to address business community

Maithri, Ranil to address business community

Common Opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena is to share his vision for a united an prosperous future for Sri Lanka with...

Election stakes put 3 banks at risk

Election stakes put 3 banks at risk

Funds have been used for the election campaign of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, jeopardising the financial situation of three state banks...

PLOTE, TELO to support Mahinda?

PLOTE, TELO to support Mahinda?

Minister Susil Premajayantha has said that the People's Liberation Organisation of Tamil Eelam (PLOTE) and Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization (TELO)...

SLMC to support Maithripala

SLMC to support Maithripala

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has decided to support Common Opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena at next month's Presidential election.

Hirunika wonders whether "Gembanpila" is a man

Hirunika wonders whether "Gembanpila" is a man

Western Provincial Councillor Hirunika Premachandra has seen what she calls the biggest frog in the entire district of Colombo who...

Sri Lanka team attack mastermind hanged

Sri Lanka team attack mastermind hanged

The mastermind behind the terrorist attack on the Sri Lanka cricket team in Lahore was hanged in a Pakistan jail...

SL leader asks Tamils to 'forget the past'

SL leader asks Tamils to 'forget the past'

Sri Lanka's president asked minority Tamils to "forget the past" as he campaigned for re-election Thursday (Dec 18), vowing not...

'Presidential election loser has to quit immediately'

'Presidential election loser has to quit immediately'

Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshappriya has declared that in accordance with laid down procedure, President Mahinda Rajapaksa cannot remain in office...

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Hirdramani transfers Rs.28m worth of shares

Hirdramani transfers Rs.28m 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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Afridi to quit ODIs after World Cup

Afridi to quit ODIs after World Cup

Shahid Afridi has said that he will retire from ODIs after the 2015 World Cup. The allrounder will continue to play T20 cricket, the format in which he leads Pakistan,...

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India fog causes Delhi travel chaos

India fog causes Delhi travel chaos

A dense fog has enveloped the capital, Delhi, and parts of northern India, causing massive travel chaos.

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Sir Elton John & David Furnish marry

Sir Elton John & David Furnish marry

Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have formally converted their civil partnership to a marriage - with the musician documenting the day on the Instagram website.

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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...