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BBS makes hate speeches again, Muslim Council writes to IGP

BBS makes hate speeches again, Muslim Council writes to IGP

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka accuses the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organization of making hate speeches against the Muslim community yet again. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 26, 2016  11:25 am

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All this because I did not know the theory of hoppers - Mahinda

All this because I did not know the theory of hoppers - Mahinda

I only know the taste of Kurakkan Talapa (finger millet), but do not know the theory of hoppers, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says. MORE...

video (0)Comments | 5 hours ago

Govt. has exceeded the borrowings limit - Vijitha Herath

Govt. has exceeded the borrowings limit - Vijitha Herath

The Government has exceeded the approved borrowing limits, JVP Propaganda Secretary, Parliamentarian Vijitha Herath says. MORE...

(0)Comments | 8 hours ago

Change in ground-handling activitie at BIA

Change in ground-handling activitie at BIA

The ground-handling activities of the Bandaranaike International Airport will be handed over to the Airport & Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited, the Govt. Information Department said in a statement today. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 26, 2016  4:26 pm

Dont try to create issues - President

Dont try to create issues - President

While drafting the new Constitution, the Government will not support any proposal that would undermine the sovereignty and integrity of the country, President Maithripala Sirisena said. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 26, 2016  3:57 pm

Dr. Padeniya re-elected as GMOA President

Dr. Padeniya re-elected as GMOA President

Dr. Anurudda Padeniya has been re-elected as the President of the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA). MORE...

(0)Comments | June 26, 2016  1:53 pm

Soft drink bottles to have color chart to indicate sugar quantity

Soft drink bottles to have color chart to indicate sugar quantity

A gazette to introduce a color chart to indicate the levels of sugar quantity on soft drink bottles will be implemented from 1 August, the Health Minister has said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | June 26, 2016  1:41 pm

People getting what they expected - Patali

People getting what they expected - Patali

The re-appointment of the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has been avoided amid investigations against him under directives from the President, Minister Patali Ranawaka asserted. MORE...

video (0)Comments | June 26, 2016  12:31 pm

Lankan Tamil press loses faith In UNHRCs commitment - report

Lankan Tamil press loses faith In UNHRCs commitment - report

The Tamil press in Sri Lanka, which was very hopeful that the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) would render justice to Tamil victims of Eelam War IV, has now lost faith in the international bodys commitment to the goals it had set for itself in the resolution it passed in September-October 2015, reports the New Indian Express. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 26, 2016  10:16 am

Navy arrests more for illegal harvesting

Navy arrests more for illegal harvesting

The Navy has attested five persons along with 142 Sea Cucumbers harvested without a valid licence, in Palaikuda beach area. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 26, 2016  10:09 am

Veteran Cinematographer M S Ananda passes away

Veteran Cinematographer M S Ananda passes away

Veteran Cinematographer, Director & Producer M S Ananda has passed away at the age of 83.

video (0)Comments | June 26, 2016  9:25 am

Ukraine, Sri Lanka sign agreements on mutual legal assistance in criminal cases

Ukraine, Sri Lanka sign agreements on mutual legal assistance in criminal cases

Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin and Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka Mangala Samaraweera have signed inter-state agreements on mutual legal assistance in criminal cases, extradition of lawbreakers and transfer of sentenced persons. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 25, 2016  11:14 pm

Sri Lankan with Interpol notice arrested in US

Sri Lankan with Interpol notice arrested in US

A Sri Lankan national subject of an Interpol red notice from Sri Lankan Police for fraud, has been arrested in the United States. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 25, 2016  4:54 pm

DV Upul released on bail over assault charge

DV Upul released on bail over assault charge

Southern Provincial Council Minister D.V. Upul, who was arrested after he surrendered to police over an assault incident, has been released on bail by the Hambantota Magistrates Court. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 25, 2016  4:10 pm

Arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy is inhumane - Jayalalithaa

Arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy is inhumane - Jayalalithaa

Terming the recent arrest of five Tamil Nadu fishermen in mid-sea by the Sri Lankan Navy as an inhumane act, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa urged the Centre on Saturday to take up the matter with the highest authorities of the island nation. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 25, 2016  3:23 pm

Sri Lanka has not missed a single step promised in UN resolution - envoy

 Sri Lanka has not missed a single step promised in UN resolution - envoy

Sri Lankas Ambassador to the United States Prasad Kariyawasam says that the island now takes a lead in human rights issues and is following a path of not only on reconciliation but also human rights and humanitarian promotion both locally and internationally. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 25, 2016  2:46 pm

Sports

Rain halts third ODI between England and Sri Lanka in Bristol

Rain halts third ODI between England and Sri Lanka in Bristol

England lead only 1-0, with two to play, after rain in Bristol stopped them cashing in on an effective bowling display against Sri Lanka.

(0)Comments | June 26, 2016  11:27 pm

England ask SL to bat first

England ask SL to bat first

England won the toss and elected to field against Sri Lanka in the third of five one-day internationals in Bristol on Sunday.

(0)Comments | June 26, 2016  2:51 pm

World doping watchdog shuts down Rio Olympic laboratory

World doping watchdog shuts down Rio Olympic laboratory

Just weeks before the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the citys accredited anti-doping laboratory has been stopped from conducting tests. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 25, 2016  4:39 pm

England beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets

England beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets

This was more emphatic even than anything England produced in the first two one-sided Tests. Sri Lanka, supposedly a stronger one-day side, were blown away last night on the ground where Eoin Morgans white-ball revolution began last year. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 25, 2016  7:37 am

Chandimal, Tharanga guide Sri Lanka to 254

Chandimal, Tharanga guide Sri Lanka to 254

Half-centuries from Dinesh Chandimal and Upul Tharanga helped Sri Lanka recover from any early slump and post a respectable 254 for seven in the second One-Day International of the five-match series against hosts England in Birmingham, on Friday (June 24). MORE..

(0)Comments | June 24, 2016  10:42 pm

Entertainment

Led Zeppelin cleared of plagiarism in Stairway case

Led Zeppelin cleared of plagiarism in Stairway case

Led Zeppelin did not copy the opening chords of Stairway to Heaven from the US band Spirit, a US jury has found. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 24, 2016  03:13 pm

Finding Dory breaks US box office record

Finding Dory breaks US box office record

Finding Dory has taken $136.2m (93.3m) on its opening weekend - making it the most successful launch for an animated film in US box office history. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 21, 2016  01:04 pm

Grammys to include streaming-only songs

Grammys to include streaming-only songs

Songs released only on streaming services are to be eligible for Grammy nominations for the first time, as part of changes to the music awards rules. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 17, 2016  04:46 pm

Udta Punjab: India court overrules censor cuts to film

Udta Punjab: India court overrules censor cuts to film

A controversial film depicting drug abuse in Indias Punjab state will be released on Friday with just one cut, the Bombay High Court has ruled. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 14, 2016  10:50 am
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Google search spike suggests people dont know why they Brexited

Google search spike suggests people dont know why they Brexited

The United Kingdom has just voted to leave the European Union. But why? According to Google, a lot of voters arent really sure. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 25, 2016  04:33 pm

Electric car sets world acceleration record

Electric car sets world acceleration record

An electric racing car built by Swiss student engineers has broken the world record for acceleration by battery-powered vehicles. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 24, 2016  03:18 pm

China builds worlds fastest supercomputer

China builds worlds fastest supercomputer

A new supercomputer from China has topped the latest list of the worlds most powerful machines. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 21, 2016  12:52 pm

Get inside Rolls-Royces unbelievable Vision 100 concept car

Get inside Rolls-Royces unbelievable Vision 100 concept car

Love it or hate it, the concept car that Rolls-Royce unveiled today as a part of parent company BMWs centennial festivities is one of the wildest automotive designs in recent memory. Weve already brought you coverage of the unveiling but howd you like to step inside? MORE..

(0)Comments | June 17, 2016  04:27 pm

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