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I will return soon - Basil Rajapaksa

Former Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa stated that he will return to Sri Lanka soon and assist in the investigations into allegations against him.

President's brother attacked with an axe

President Maithripala Sirisena's brother Priyantha Sirisena was hospitalized after he was reportedly attacked with an axe.

More SLFP members attends Mahinda's meeting

More than 26 SriLanka Freedom Party parliamentarian took part in the meeting organized at Ratnapura on urging former president Mahinda Rajapaksa to re-enter in to politics.

Father arrested over sexually abusing daughter in Batticaloa

Police arrested father over sexually abusing his 14 years old eldest daughter at Vakari, Batticaloa.

4 Indian naval ships to visit Trincomalee port

Four ships from the Indian Navy’s First Training Squadron will arrive in the country tomorrow and will visit Trincomalee from March 27-29, the Indian High Commission in Colombo said.

Mahinda is SLFP Prime Ministerial candidate

26 SriLanka Freedom Party members recommend the name of President Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Ministerial candidate in the Ratnapura meeting.

Government always willing to establish true reconciliation: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe today expressed confidence that the 19th Amendment to the Constitution will be passed in Parliament with sufficient backing, despite objections voiced by certain parties including the JHU - a key partner of the government – and calls for a referendum.

Maldivian national with drugs arrested

A Maldivian drug dealer was arrested in Dehiwala last evening with 169 grams of heroin while he was staying at a hotel, police said.

SC suspends Rs 200 million Excise Tax on spirit makers

The Supreme Court today issued an interim order suspending the gazette notification which imposes a Rs 200 million Excise Tax on alcohol and beer manufacturers.

Lasantha Wickramatunga shot dead - Mervin Silva summoned

Former minister Mervyn Silva has been summoned to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to record a statement over the killing of Sunday Leader editor Lasantha Wickrematunge.