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Election monitors claimed that the number of election violence cases reported to them on the day of elections has increased compared to pre election period. They also expressed the fact that out of the cases which were recorded to them are allegedly operated by the winning side.
Full Article Tuesday, 13 January 2015 16:30
Pope Francis on Tuesday cancelled a planned meeting with Sri Lankan bishops, with one security official saying he was "exhausted" after a long journey from the airport exposed to the hot sun.
Full Article Tuesday, 13 January 2015 17:43
A Frenchman arrested in Bulgaria on January 1 trying to cross into Turkey was in contact with one of the men who carried out Islamist attacks in Paris last week, prosecutors said today.
Full Article Tuesday, 13 January 2015 14:55
Nepalese police arrested dozens of protesters Tuesday for attacking vehicles during a Maoist-led strike called before next week's deadline to draft a constitution.
Full Article Tuesday, 13 January 2015 14:43
Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP) Douglas Devananda expressed his gratitude to all the citizens who voted for a change in the Presidential election. Issuing a statement Devananda stated that it depicts that the people wanted a change in the existing political structure of the country.
Full Article Tuesday, 13 January 2015 14:03
Following is the full text of the speech delivered by Pope Francsis upon his arrival in Sri Lanka this morning:
Full Article Tuesday, 13 January 2015 12:09
The Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka(SEC), Dr. Nalaka Godahewa has denied reports stating that he has tendered his resignation. Speaking to The Nation a short while ago, Dr. Godahewa explained that appointing and removing the SEC Chairman is the prerogative of the Minister of Finance but he on his part has not resigned.
Full Article Tuesday, 13 January 2015 11:39
Senior journalist, author and state official Karunaratne Paranavithana assumed duties as the Secretary to the Ministry of Mass Media and Information at a ceremony held at the Ministry premises a little while
Full Article Tuesday, 13 January 2015 11:23
NEW DELHI: Sri Lankan foreign minister Mangala Samaraweera will visit India on January 18 in what will be the first high level exchange between the 2 countries since the new government in the island nation took over.
Full Article Tuesday, 13 January 2015 11:20
A 51-year-old individual has been arrested in connection with the murder of his 24-year-old son in Ganemulla. Police Media Unit said the victim's mother had lodged a complaint with the Ganemulla police yesterday that her son had died at the Ragama hospital from injuries inflicted when the father had allegedly attacked him with a sharp instrument.
Full Article Tuesday, 13 January 2015 10:38
The new Cabinet of Ministers was sworn in this evening before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat. A total of 45 Ministers, State Ministers and Deputy Ministers were sworn in this evening before the President. These included 27 Cabinet Ministers.
Full Article Monday, 12 January 2015 20:25
The new Cabinet of Ministers will be sworn in at 6pm today at the Presidential Secretariat.
Full Article Monday, 12 January 2015 16:40
January 14 has been declared as a Public And Bank holiday due to Pope's visit to Sri Lanka.
Full Article Monday, 12 January 2015 15:37
Uva Provincial Council Minister Senthil Thondaman has surrendered to the Bandarawela Magistrate Courts a short while ago.
Full Article Monday, 12 January 2015 11:33
An estimated 3.7 million people joined by dozens of world leaders have marched across France in honour of the 17 people killed in attacks in Paris, according to the country's Interior Ministry.
Full Article Monday, 12 January 2015 11:21

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