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Sri Lanka military seek permission to launch crack down in north

Sunday, 30 October 2016 17:16

Sri Lanka Army has sought government approval for direct intervention in the civilian administration of Tamil majority north, reports a mainstream Sinhala nationalist newspaper with direct access to the country’s topmost political and military leaders.

Reduction in SL Life expectancy

Sunday, 30 October 2016 15:22

In every district in the country, females outlive males, according to a survey conducted.

Major Earthquake rocks central Italy

Sunday, 30 October 2016 14:15

 An earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude struck in central Italy today, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. It was reported that the earthquake occurred in the town of Norcia in Central Italy.

Ten vehicles exceeding MP permit limitations, imported

Sunday, 30 October 2016 11:39

The security units have received information that a businessman has imported ten vehicles which exceeds the limitations of specifications of  MP permits, utilising the tax free import permits issued to Members of Parliament, Sri Lanka Mirror reliably learns.  

Ravi requests Central Bank security be handed over to SF’s Son-in-law

Sunday, 30 October 2016 10:25

In relation to tenders called for providing security to the Central Bank, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake has written to the Central Bank calling for the inclusion of United Guards Global (Pvt) Ltd, a company in which Rural Development Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka’s former Son-in-law Dhanuna Tillakaratne is a director be shortlisted.

Foreign judges: Mahinda challenges government (video)

Sunday, 30 October 2016 08:48

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has challenged the statements made repeatedly by President Maithripala Sirisena assuring that no foreign judges will be engaged in war crimes allegation investigations.

Shortage of lotteries: Dayasiri It’s a lie: Chairman

Sunday, 30 October 2016 08:16

The National Lotteries Board has so far not given out the printing contract for lotteries tickets and as a result there could be a shortage of lottery tickets in the market, Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara told parliament recently.  

Sri Lanka and ITOP member countries agree to protect cultural heritage

Saturday, 29 October 2016 21:57

The host country Sri Lanka and member countries of the Inter- Islands Tourism Policy (ITOP) Forum agreed to work under a policy frame work that will protect cultural heritage of those island nations when promoting tourism industry.

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