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I dont think Mahinda is mentally retarded- says Rajitha

I dont think Mahinda is mentally retarded- says Rajitha

Mahinda Rajapaksa will lose his privileges as a former President, if he contests at the next general election, Cabinet Spokesperson Rajitha Senaratne affirmed. MORE...

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38-year-old man shot dead in Bingiriya

38-year-old man shot dead in Bingiriya

A 38-year-old man has been gunned down and murdered near the Bingiriya weekly market today, police said. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  3:32 pm

Sri Lankan refugee found guilty of stabbing neighbour

Sri Lankan refugee found guilty of stabbing neighbour

A man who fatally stabbed a fellow Sri Lankan refugee has been found guilty of murder by an Adelaide jury, which earlier heard the crime was committed after the victim called his killer a lady boy. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  2:43 pm

Sri Lanka raise US$ 988 million from International Bonds Issues

Sri Lanka raise US$ 988 million from International Bonds Issues

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka, today successfully launched and priced a US$ 650 million 10-year International Sovereign Bond (Issue) at a yield of 6.125 per cent per annum on 28th May 2015, CBSL said in a release. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  1:17 pm

New Ministers sworn in

New Ministers sworn in

SLFP Parliamentarians Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Chandrasiri Sooriyaarachchi, Hemal Gunasekara and Pandu Bandaranayake have received ministerial portfolios. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  12:57 pm

Body of suspected missing teen recovered

Body of suspected missing teen recovered

The body of a teenager, believed to be that of the 15-year-old boy who was reported missing, has been recovered from the Gin Ganga near the Gintota Bridge, police said. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  12:37 pm

5 Sri Lankan fishermen detained near Nagapattinam

5 Sri Lankan fishermen detained near Nagapattinam

The Indian Coast Guard personnel on Thursday night detained as many as five Sri Lankan fishermen and have confiscated their fishing boat charged with the offence of poaching in Indian waters at about 36 nautical miles off Nagapattinam coast. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  11:13 am

New SLFP Ministers to be sworn in

New SLFP Ministers to be sworn in

A group of SLFP Parliamentarians are to be sworn in as Ministers today filling the vacant portfolios following the recent resignation of several SLFP Ministers. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  11:02 am

Sri Lankan arrested with 1kg gold at Indian airport

Sri Lankan arrested with 1kg gold at Indian airport

The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of customs department on Thursday morning held a man from Sri Lanka for smuggling 1kg of gold worth 2.74 million Indian rupees at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  10:13 am

Sri Lankan Ministers remarks not helpful India

Sri Lankan Ministers remarks not helpful  India

Differences between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermens associations spilled into relations between the two governments, as India responded sharply to the Sri Lankan Fisheries Ministers refusal of a proposal to allow Indian fishermen into Sri Lankan waters for 65 days. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  9:47 am

Sri Lanka reluctant to demilitarise - report

Sri Lanka reluctant to demilitarise - report

Notwithstanding the four-month-old Sirisena governments repeated assertions of attaching priority to ethnic reconciliation in the country, the regime has been found to be reluctant in demilitiarising the Northern and Eastern Provinces, where Tamils live in large numbers, according to a study of Oakland Institute, a U.S.-based policy think tank.

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  8:20 am

Police use water cannons to disperse protesters in Kahawatta

Police use water cannons to disperse protesters in Kahawatta

Police used water cannons to disperse protestors blocking the Embilipitiya-Ratnapura main road at the Kahawatta Town. MORE..

video (0)Comments | May 28, 2015  7:48 pm

No confidence motion against Ranil on June 9

No confidence motion against Ranil on June 9

A motion of no confidence will be brought against Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe on June 9, former Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said on Thursday (28). MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 28, 2015  5:31 pm

Singapore appoints High Commissioner for Sri Lanka

Singapore appoints High Commissioner for Sri Lanka

The Government of Singapore has appointed High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, the Channel News Asia said in a statement on Thursday (28). MORE...

(0)Comments | May 28, 2015  3:13 pm

Sri Lankan doctor faces trial over husbands death

Sri Lankan doctor faces trial over husbands death

A Sri Lankan doctor accused of murdering her husband during a domestic dispute in Western Australias Mid West region will stand trial in November. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 28, 2015  1:56 pm

Three suspects in Kotakethana double murder acquitted

Three suspects in Kotakethana double murder acquitted

The Colombo High Court today acquitted the three suspects accused in the 2012 murder of a mother and daughter in Kotakethana, Kahawatta. MORE..

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Sri Lanka Cricket rope in Jonty Rhodes

Sri Lanka Cricket rope in Jonty Rhodes

Sri Lankan cricketers are to get fielding tips from the man who pretty much revolutionised the art after former South African player Jonty Rhodes agreed to a short stint with them. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  1:59 pm

Sangakkara wins CEAT Cricketer of the Year award

Sangakkara wins CEAT Cricketer of the Year award

Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara, on Monday, was announced as the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year in a glittering ceremony in Mumbai. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 26, 2015  10:59 am

Mumbai Indians Win Second IPL Crown

Mumbai Indians Win Second IPL Crown

Mumbai Indians love affair with Eden Gardens contiuned as they clinched their second IPL title following a crushing 41-run win over Chennai Super Kings in a lop-sided summit clash, here tonight. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 25, 2015  7:51 am

Royal College win 71st Bradby Shield

Royal College win 71st Bradby Shield

Royal College Colombo won the 71st Bradby Shield encounter after defeating Trinity College Kandy 49-0 in the second leg at Royal College Grounds on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 23, 2015  7:32 pm

Zimbabwe cricketers arrive in Pakistan for historic tour

Zimbabwe cricketers arrive in Pakistan for historic tour

Zimbabwes cricket team is in Pakistan, the first Test-playing nation to visit the country in six years. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 19, 2015  4:52 pm

Entertainment

Dheepan wins Palme dOr in upset Cannes finale

Dheepan wins Palme dOr in upset Cannes finale

The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiards Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festivals coveted top honor, the Palme dOr. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 26, 2015  11:29 am

Johnny Depps dogs face death in Australia

Johnny Depps dogs face death in Australia

Johnny Depps pet dogs Pistol and Boo have been ordered by Australia to bugger off back to Hollywood or face being put down after he flew the terriers into the country illegally -- as thousands signed a petition to save them. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 15, 2015  10:44 am

High Court suspends Salman Khans jail sentence

High Court suspends Salman Khans jail sentence

The Mumbai high court suspended on Friday actor Salman Khans jail term in the 2002 hit-and-run case, pending appeal, giving him temporary reprieve. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 8, 2015  01:52 pm

Kate and Prince William name princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Kate and Prince William name princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

The Princess of Cambridge has finally been revealed to the world as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana - in a touching nod to her grandfather, her grandmother and her great-grandmother. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 5, 2015  09:36 am

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LG launches smartwatch at Rs 30,000 in India

LG launches smartwatch at Rs 30,000 in India

LG Electronics Tuesday launched LG Watch Urbane at Rs 30,000 in India powered by the Android Wear which works seamlessly with smartphones running Android 4.3 and above. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 19, 2015  05:07 pm

Worlds first self-powered video camera developed

Worlds first self-powered video camera developed

The worlds first self-powered video camera that runs without a battery and can produce an image each second has been developed by researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  04:11 pm

Sri Lanka develops cheap rainfall forecasting device

Sri Lanka develops cheap rainfall forecasting device

Scientists in Sri Lanka have developed mobile weather stations capable of capturing and transmitting near real-time rainfall data. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 19, 2015  10:54 am

The Brave New World of Windows 10

The Brave New World of Windows 10

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a slew of new features and capabilities coming in Windows 10: the convergence of the desktop and mobile; the advent of the killer universal app; more power and features for personal digital assistant Cortana.....

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