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In a dramatic turn of events the investigation into the abduction of Keith Noyahr, the Criminal Investigation Department has found that the abductors had made phone calls to Gotabaya Rajapaksa just af…
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The Army has categorically refuted the statement made by former President Chandrika Kumaratunga over her allegations that there was widespread sexual exploitation by the army against Tamil women in th…
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The CID today arrested two more army personnel believed to be involved in the abduction and assault of Keith Noyahr, the former deputy editor of The Nation newspaper. They were subsequently remanded b…
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All Out, the global advocacy group on LGBTQI rights (largely an advocacy INGO) recently launched a petition campaign on Sri Lanka, entitled ‘no deals with homophobes’. This petition was intended at th…
COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH 2 days ago
Members of the Airline Pilots Guild of Sri Lanka have voted in favour of going in for industrial action if their request for a meeting with their Chairman, Board of Directors and Minister of Public En…
COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH 2 days ago
The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today arrested three army personnel including a major over the abduction and attack of Keith Noyahr, the deputy editor of The Nation newspaper in 2008. How…
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Colombo Telegraph continues its exposure of corruption in Jaffna University which is ruinous for the development of the region and indeed the nation. By turning a blind eye to it, the Government and t…
COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH 4 days ago
Former Narahenpita Crimes OIC Sumith Perera was released on bail today by the Colombo High Court despite covering up the murder of ruggerite Wasim Thajudeen. Wasim Thajudeen The court which released t…
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Sri Lanka’s Right to Information Commission has stated that it is committed to building a strong and independent operation with the expertise and capacity to support all seekers and providers of publi…
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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is miffed with the government’s latest time buying tactic in its attempt to further postpone the war crimes probe, sources said. Sampanthan During several forums, th…

Sports News

IPL Auctions 2017: Angelo Mathews Sold To Delhi Daredevils For Rs. 2 Crore
Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews has been bought by Delhi Daredevils for Rs. 2 crore in Indian Premier auctions in Bengaluru. Before this Mathews was [...]
Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa was further remanded till March 6 by Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne today. Meanwhile, the second suspect the former DGM of the [...]
ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Sri Lanka, Pakistan Complete World Cup Lineup
Sri Lanka and Pakistan have completed the list of qualifiers for the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 after the last round of Super Six matches [...]
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The bodies of eleven individuals who lost their lives when their boat capsized off the coast of Katukurunda, in Kalutara on February 19, have been [...]
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The National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) says, over two cubic metres of water are released to the sea from the Norochcholai Coal [...]

Business News

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Feb 20, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka will have to stop hydro power generation by the end of April if the prevailing dry weather condition [...]
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The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) today launched a Data Library to the general public via the CBSL external website. Data Library of CBSL [...]
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(PRESS RELEASE) – Forty seven Sri Lankan companies, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and Sri Lankan Airlines participated at the South Asia Travel & Tourism [...]
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(PRESS RELEASE) – MV Hoegh Tracer, the world's largest pure car and truck Carrier (PCTC) belonging to Hoegh Autoliners AS, Oslo, is scheduled to [...]

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Local News

Sri Lankan Cricketer Asela Gunaratne has been bought by Mumbai Indians for Sri Lankan Rupees (SLR) 6.75 million in Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction 2017 [...]
The former Eastern Province chief minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan was today further remanded till March 6 for the 31st time by Batticaloa Magistrate M. [...]
A group of leading Buddhist Monks today called for the ban of school big matches saying that the matches acted like a platform for promotion [...]
Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa was further remanded till March 6 by Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne today. [...]
Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews has been bought by Delhi Daredevils for Sri Lankan Rupees (SLR) 4.5 crore in Indian Premier auctions in Bengaluru. [...]

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Search continues for missing pilgrims in Katukurunda

Opinion

On November 29, 1947, in its collective wisdom, the UN General Assembly via Resolution 181 planned the carving up..... [...]
Gauthama Buddha not only accepted an invitation for alms by Ambapali, but acknowledged a donation of ashram by the lady sex-worker..... [...]
by Meenakshi Ganguly The draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) remains in force, and there have been several arrests under this law in the past year Civil [...]
by N. Sathiya Moorthy Rather than fighting American wars elsewhere, if only to secure the ‘homeland' from military/militant attacks, and/or its economy, he seems keen [...]

Entertainment

Jolly LLB 2 Box Office Collection: Day 10's collection was reported as Rs 7.24 crore by Mr Adarsh, the best-performing day of the weekend [...]
We already know Shah Rukh Khan is a Douglas Adams fan because in March 2015, he tweeted about time and perspective, both key themes in [...]
Farida Jalal said: "Initially I laughed, but from last 30 minutes my phone has been constantly ringing and everybody is asking the same question" [...]
Find out, what Mahesh Bhatt has to say about daughter Alia Bhatt receiving an award from Sridevi [...]