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President Rajapaksa signs proclamation

President Rajapaksa signs proclamation

President Mahinda Rajapaksa signed the proclamation declaring his intention to hold a Presidential Election seeking another term, a shout while ago. MORE...

video (0)Comments | November 20, 2014  1:38 pm

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MP Senanayake defected to UNP

MP Senanayake defected to UNP

United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Gampaha District Parliamentarian Wasantha Senanayake today defected to the United National Party (UNP). MORE...

video (0)Comments | November 20, 2014  8:39 pm

Freed Indian fishermen return home

Freed Indian fishermen return home

Five fishermen spared the death sentence in Sri Lanka and freed on Wednesday will take a longer route home than they may have thought. Their families in Tamil Nadu returned disappointed this morning from an airport after learning that the men would be flown to Delhi first. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 20, 2014  5:37 pm

CaFFE condemns attempt to intimidate Rathana Theros temple

CaFFE condemns attempt to intimidate Rathana Theros temple

Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has strongly condemned the alleged attempt to intimidate Jathika Hela Urumayas (JHU) Ven. Aturaliye Rathana Theros temple, this morning. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 20, 2014  3:55 pm

Sri Lanka face higher risk of terrorism: Report

Sri Lanka face higher risk of terrorism: Report

Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Myanmar are three of the 13 countries worldwide identified as being at higher risk for terrorism, according to the recently-released Global Terrorism Index. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 20, 2014  3:36 pm

Sudden roughness in East and South seas

Sudden roughness in East and South seas

Due to the active cloudiness to the East and to the South of Sri Lanka, sudden increase of wind speed over the sea areas off the coast extending from Kankesanthurai to Galle via Trincomalee and Pottuvil is possible, the Met. Dept. says. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 20, 2014  2:48 pm

India expressed gratitude for fishermen release

India expressed gratitude for fishermen release

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday termed the release of five fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka as heart-warming, adding that the action will help improve the ties between the two countries. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 20, 2014  12:22 pm

President to announce Presidential election today

President to announce Presidential election today

The Central Committee of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has unanimously decided to nominate President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the partys candidate for the forthcoming Presidential election, in next year. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 20, 2014  11:53 am

Japan court orders mother to return child

Japan court orders mother to return child

Osaka Family Court ordered a Japanese woman on Wednesday to return her 4-year-old child to her Japanese husband living in Sri Lanka under the Hague treaty to settle cross-border child custody disputes. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 20, 2014  11:07 am

Lankan refugees attempt mass suicide at Trichy prison

Lankan refugees attempt mass suicide at Trichy prison

Twenty Sri Lankan Tamil refugees lodged at a camp attached to the Trichy Central Prison made a mass suicide attempt on Tuesday, consuming sleeping pills inside the camp. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 20, 2014  10:24 am

UPDATE: Fire at Anuradhapura hospital

UPDATE: Fire at Anuradhapura hospital

A fire has erupted in Professors ward of the six storeys tall building at the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital, this morning. MORE...

video (0)Comments | November 20, 2014  7:46 am

SLC fails to assist Mudgal Panel in IPL probe

SLC fails to assist Mudgal Panel in IPL probe

The Board of Control for Cricket in Indias (BCCI) clout over the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board was so much so that the Mudgal Panel could not get bottom of the incident involving a leading Indian batsman who was in the company of a girl in Sri Lanka in 2010. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 19, 2014  10:14 pm

Five Indian fishermen released

Five Indian fishermen released

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday commuted death sentence of five Indian fishermen convicted for allegedly smuggling drugs into the country. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 19, 2014  5:29 pm

World Giving Index: SL among top ten generous countries

World Giving Index: SL among top ten generous countries

According to the 2014 World Giving Index, Sri Lanka have been ranked 9th place for the worlds most generous countries where people donated money, volunteered with organizations or helped a stranger. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 19, 2014  4:44 pm

World Bank approves $285 million to fight Ebola

World Bank approves $285 million to fight Ebola

The World Bank has approved a grant of $285 million to finance the three west African countries hardest hit by the Ebola crisis. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 19, 2014  4:14 pm

Traffic jam on Marks Fernando Road as tree falls

Traffic jam on Marks Fernando Road as tree falls

The police said that severe traffic congestion has been reported along the Marks Fernando Road, Colombo 07 as a tree fell on the road. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 19, 2014  4:03 pm
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Sports

England tour of Sri Lanka this month

England tour of Sri Lanka this month

With the ICC Cricket World Cup approaching this winter, Englands team are not among the favourites. At present they are ranked fifth, below India, Australia, South Africa and their imminent opponents, Sri Lanka. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 20, 2014  4:19 pm

Mathews top in ICC Rankings for ODI all-rounders

Mathews top in ICC Rankings for ODI all-rounders

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews is now the No 1 all-rounder in the International Cricket Councils (ICC) Rankings for One-Day International (ODI) All-rounders.

(0)Comments | November 18, 2014  10:38 am

Sri Lanka suffer first 0-5 whitewash

Sri Lanka suffer first 0-5 whitewash

Virat Kohli hit a well-timed century of his career to steer India to victory in the fifth one-day international (ODI) against Sri Lanka. India won the series 5-0. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 16, 2014  9:43 pm

Mathews maiden ton powers Sri Lanka to 286/8

Mathews maiden ton powers Sri Lanka to 286/8

Captain Angelo Mathews, who has been on the forefront Sri Lankas recent major honours, steering the ship and elevating himself to scale new heights as player added another feather to his cap by bringing up his maiden hundred in the fifth ODI at Ranchi. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 16, 2014  5:07 pm

Angelo Mathews scores maiden ODI century

 Angelo Mathews scores maiden ODI century

Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews scored his maiden ODI century in the fifth and final one-day international against India at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi on Sunday. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 16, 2014  4:54 pm

Entertainment

Happy New Year becomes 1st highest opening Bollywood film in Sri Lanka

Happy New Year becomes 1st highest opening Bollywood film in Sri Lanka

Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt Ltd, makers of 2014 Diwali release Happy New Year, has announced that the box-office collection of the movie at the domestic centres is Rs 183.12 cr at the end of the first week of release. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 4, 2014  10:50 am

Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts get World Cup Satisfaction

Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts get World Cup Satisfaction

The Rolling Stones Front man Mick Jagger and drummer Charlie Watts were introduced to the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy and given a private tour of the Bradman Museum at the Adelaide Oval by John, Don Bradmans son. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 27, 2014  02:42 pm

Brisbane man gets pranked by Australian-Sri Lankan comedian

Brisbane man gets pranked by Australian-Sri Lankan comedian

A man from Brisbanes southside unwittingly became the butt of the joke after posting an online advertisement with very specific requirements of a potential house mate. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 19, 2014  03:10 pm

Nilendra Deshapriyas debut wins Best Film Award

 Nilendra Deshapriyas debut wins Best Film Award

Nilendra Deshapriyas debut film Thanha Rathi Ranga (Between Yesterday and Tomorrow) has won the Best Film Award at the I Will Tell International Film Festival 2014 in London, UK. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 7, 2014  01:04 pm

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LG G3 Review on Derana Tech Guru - Episode 11

LG G3 Review on Derana Tech Guru - Episode 11

Watch the latest episode of Derana Tech Guru (Tech in Sinhala), Sri Lankas first internationally standard technology programme. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 20, 2014  11:00 am

Derana Tech Guru Episode 08 iPhone 6 Review

Derana Tech Guru Episode 08  iPhone 6 Review

Watch the latest episode of Derana Tech Guru (Tech in Sinhala), Sri Lankas first internationally standard technology programme. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 26, 2014  02:30 pm

Derana Tech Guru Episode 05 Tech in Sinhala

Derana Tech Guru Episode 05  Tech in Sinhala

Watch the latest episode of Derana Tech Guru (Tech in Sinhala), Sri Lankas first internationally standard technology programme.

(0)Comments | August 25, 2014  02:47 pm

Derana Tech Guru Episode 04 Tech in Sinhala

Derana Tech Guru Episode 04  Tech in Sinhala

Watch the latest episode of Derana Tech Guru (Tech in Sinhala), Sri Lankas first internationally standard technology programme. MORE..

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A group of police officers apologized to several MPs including Vijitha Herath and Arjuna Ranatunga following a hearing at the Supreme Court on October 07, pertaining to an incident which had taken place in 2010. ...

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(0)Comments | October 14, 2014  12:35 pm

Still no invitation for Gota

Speculation has been rife regarding a possible calling for Sri Lanka powerful Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa to enter into mainstream politics, following in the footsteps ...

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