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COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH 16 hours ago
A visibly displeased leader of the Nava Sama Samaja Party Dr Vickramabahu Karunarathne, has expressed his dissatisfaction after the Kaduwela Magistrate ordered for the bail of a man, who recently vili…
COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH 23 hours ago
Since the Sri Lankan cabinet of ministers rejected a proposal to repeal Articles 365 and 365A of the Penal Code, a Victorian relic that violates the human rights citizens on the basis of sexual orient…
COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH 1 day ago
Months after the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) found ex-Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran guilty, President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday said that he will appoint a special presidentia…
COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH 2 days ago
Free Media Movement has organized a vigil event to commemorate the comrades who sacrificed their lives in order to safeguard the freedom of expression and to demand justice for them. The theme of the…
COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH 2 days ago
Right activists slammed Justice Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe‘s outrageous comment on homosexuality and urged him to step down. On Friday Wijeyadasa described homosexuality as a mental illn…
COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH 2 days ago
In the backdrop of the suspects in the murders of Sunday Leader editor Lasantha Wickrematunge and Prageeth Ekneligoda been released on bail, Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera has declared that the…
COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH 3 days ago
In a dramatic turn of events the investigation into the murder of Lasantha Wickrematunge, the CID questioned Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka yesterday. Colombo Telegraph recently commented as to why Fiel…
COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH 3 days ago
Donald Trump inauguration speech: The full transcript Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans and people of the world, thank you.…
COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH 4 days ago
The Court of Appeal today dismissed an appeal against the recent verdict delivered by the Colombo High Court in the assassination case of TNA MP Nadaraja Raviraj. Raviraj The appeal was filed by the v…
COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH 4 days ago
The Sri Lankan government must deliver on the clear demand for justice from Sri Lankans nationwide by implementing the Consultation Task Force recommendations without further delay, the International…

Sports News

India Agree To Play 2018 Independence Cup In Sri Lanka
India have agreed to take part in the Independence Cup in Sri Lanka in 2018, Sri Lanka Cricket President Thilanga Sumathipala confirmed last Friday (January [...]
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The Police FCID has informed court that all reports regarding the land in southern Colombo, Mount Lavinia have been referred to the Attorney General. [...]
Right activists slammed Justice Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe‘s outrageous comment on homosexuality and urged him to step down. On Friday Wijeyadasa described homosexuality as a mental [...]
Angelo Mathews (personal grounds), Nuwan Pradeep and Danushka Gunathilaka (injury) will be flying back to Sri Lanka ahead of the third T20 [...]
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended the new strategy of Sri Lankan Government to create financial discipline and lead the country in a correct [...]

Business News

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(PRESS RELEASE) – Beneficiaries of the National Insurance Trust Fund (NITF)'s healthcare services will now be eligible to seek treatment at any hospital under the [...]
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Jan 24, 2016 (LBO) – The guest lecture in Colombo recently by Prof. Ricardo Hausmann highlighted the importance of technology and know-how in fostering economic [...]
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SYDNEY, Jan 24 (Reuters) – The dollar hit the skids in Asia on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump's focus on trade protectionism fuelled suspicions [...]
Srilankan Airlines Crowned For Its Punctuality
SriLankan Airlines was rated as the most on-time member airline of the oneworld global airline alliance in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the [...]
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The European Investment Bank will provide EUR 50 million to support improvement and expansion of sewage networks across the Sri Lankan capital Colombo. The new [...]

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Local News

Lanka Private Bus Owners' Association (LPBOA) Gemunu Wijeratne yesterday said he had requested the Finance Minister to include a clause to ban begging and selling [...]
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said the COPE report on the CB bond scam would be taken up for debate today as scheduled and there was no [...]
For the first time in the history of the Dimbulagala Forest Monastery, a seven-year-old Muslim boy has been ordained, said Chief Incumbent Millane Siriyalankara Thera. [...]
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe had a meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday, informed sources said yesterday. [...]
Sri Lanka GuardianSri Lanka: Punish bond looters, recover stolen state fundsSri Lanka GuardianIt is heartening that President Sirisena has at long last declared that he [...]

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Entertainment

Hrithik Roshan's Kaabil: Akshay described Hrithik's performance as 'sincere' and the film as 'sensitive.' [...]
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