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Will Mahinda head new party by joint opposition?

Monday, 31 October 2016 12:44

The joint opposition is to launch its political party named Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna in Anuradhapura on November 18, which also is the birthday of ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Pressure to halt Lasantha Wickrematunge murder probe?

Monday, 31 October 2016 12:35

The investigation into the murder of ‘The Sunday Leader’ editor Lasantha Wickrematunge is likely to be halted due to the pressure being exerted on the CID from the government side, reports say.

Disabled soldiers, policemen in protest march

Monday, 31 October 2016 12:29

A group of members of the armed forces and the police who have become disabled at war and sent on retirement, are on a march in Colombo to protest again the denial of a pension for them.

‘CID should probe bond issue’

Monday, 31 October 2016 10:49

The CID should investigate the alleged fraud in the Central Bank bond issue, deputy minister Ajith P. Perera said.

‘Govt. groups engage in criminal activities in north – Vikramabahu (audio)

Monday, 31 October 2016 09:53

An uprising of the northern people is unavoidable against the government that is going against its promises to grant political rights to the Tamils, says Dr. Vikramabahu Karuaratne.

2 believed to be Ava members arrested

Monday, 31 October 2016 09:29

Two persons, believed to be members of the Ava group that is terrorizing the northern province, have been arrested along with two swords, a police official has told BBC Sandeshaya.

‘Ava’ group pose no threat : youth uprising claims false

Sunday, 30 October 2016 22:53

There is no truth in media reports suggesting that rebellious activities that took place during the recent past in the North were signs of a youth uprising, military and state intelligence units have informed the President.

Ceiling on drug prices create a Pharmaceutical shortage

Sunday, 30 October 2016 21:31

The government’s move to bring down the prices of 48 drugs, especially the drugs used for non-communicable diseases such as high blood pressure, and diabetes etc has created an artificial shortage of certain medicinal drugs and paved the way for black marketers, a survey conducted in pharmacies in and around Colombo by a team of Colombo consumer society revealed.

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