Rescue ops continue for fourth day alt text

  Fire fighters and police officers were seen conducting search operations for the fourth day at the site where a building collapsed in Wellawatte.  Pic […]

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alt text Cabinet reshuffle: Mangala, Ravi to swap portfolios

  By Kelum Bandara  Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera and Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake are to swap portfolios in a Cabinet reshuffle scheduled to take […]

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Wellawatte building owner remanded

By Darshana Sanjeewa The owner of the Excellency building in Wellawatte, which collapsed on Thursday killing two and injuring 21 persons, had been remanded by […]

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GMOA on 24 hr strike today

By Thilanka Kanakarathna The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA), which was to launch a countrywide 8 hour token strike today said it had extended the […]

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alt text Mother sells two-week-old infant to childless woman

  By Srinath Prasanna Jayasuriya    A police team from the Mahabage Police Station had arrested a woman who was alleged to have been sold […]

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PC hearing CB bond scam records evidence in camera

By Manopriya Gunasekera and Ranjan Katugampola    The Presidential Commission hearing the alleged Central Bank bond scam, decided to hear evidence related to Perpetual Treasuries […]

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SAITM says it will co-operate

The Management of SAITM yesterday said it would co-operate with the policy decisions presented by the Government and the suggestions made by President Maithripala Sirisena. […]

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alt text Billionaire’s fourth mistress lodges complaint with police

  By Srinath Prasanna Jayasuriya The Borella police have received a complaint from the fourth mistress of a billionaire seeking maintenance for her and her […]

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alt text Geetha conundrum: Speaker issues statement

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has denied various allegations on the actions he had taken with regard to the Parliamentary seat of MP Geetha Kumarasinghe and assured […]

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alt text Amaraweera: Some Ministers should be removed

By Chandraratne Gamage Ministers, who had allegations of corruption against them  should be removed from the Cabinet, General Secretary of the UPFA Mahinda Amaraweera said […]

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alt text A viable solution to the disposal of garbage

        By Yoshitha Perera The President declared disposal of... 

(706)  (0) alt text Attidiya Bird Sanctuary

          Following are excerpts from several interviews with... 

(705)  (0) alt text Kawudana-Attidiya storm water canal in need of cleaning

  By H.M. Dharmapala and Kusal Chamath    The Kawudana-Attidiya storm water... 

(1311)  (0) alt text Wattala residents appeal for new garbage dump

  Text & Pics By Sarath Chinthaka    The absence of an area to dump garbage... 

(835)  (0) alt text Trains and buses packed with people leaving for New Year

By Kusal Chamath and H.M. Dharmapala    Large crowds flocked to take long-distance buses... 

(901)  (0) alt text Over Rs.5bn. income for UDA through land sales

By Thilanka Kanakarathna    The Urban Development Authority (UDA) made an income of more... 

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