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Muralitharan launches blistering attack on SLC

Muralitharan launches blistering attack on SLC

Muttiah Muralitharanhas launched a blistering attack on Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) after they complained to the Australian team management about his behaviour in his new role as a spin consultant to the visitors. MORE...

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HC to consider Basils bail application next week

HC to consider Basils bail application  next week

A revision petition filed on behalf of former Minister Basil Rajapaksa seeking his release will be taken up for consideration on August 1. MORE...

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Sri Lanka all out for 174

Sri Lanka all out for 174

Nathan Lyon struck twice very first over after lunch as Lyons final figures of 3 for 12 along with the aid provided from the pace department helped Australia bundle Sri Lanka out for 117 in 34.2 overs on Day 1 of the first Test. MORE...

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Disabled soldiers fast continues for second day

Disabled soldiers fast continues for second day

The fast staged by the disabled soldiers and army officers continues for the second day in Fort, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...

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Heavy traffic in Town Hall

Heavy traffic in Town Hall

Heavy traffic reported in Town Hall area due to a protest march by unemployed Ayurvedic graduates in front of the Health Ministry, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...

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Sangakkara backs Muralitharan amid Cricket Sri Lanka row

Sangakkara backs Muralitharan amid Cricket Sri Lanka row

Kumar Sangakkara has leapt to Muttiah Muralitharans defence after Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) lodged a complaint against the legendary former spinner. MORE...

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Tense situation erupts at Southern Provincial Council

Tense situation erupts at Southern Provincial Council

The Southern Provincial Council has been adjourned until August 08 due to a tense situation erupted a short while ago on Tuesday (26), Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...

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Prime Minister: Mangroves curb climate threat

Prime Minister: Mangroves curb climate threat

Sri Lankas prime minister has said mangroves ability to swiftly absorb carbon make the forests vital in the fight against climate change. His comments come on a day marking the first anniversary of a project to protect all of nations mangroves. MORE...

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Five cops hurt in Pin-Arawa accident

Five cops hurt in Pin-Arawa accident

Five cops including a sub inspector attached to the Badulla police were injured following a road accident this morning (26), the police said. MORE...

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19 killed in knifing near Tokyo

19 killed in knifing near Tokyo

At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack on Tuesday at a facility for persons with disabilities in a city just outside Tokyo in the worst mass killing in generations in Japan. MORE...

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Government orders release of 77 Tamil Nadu fishermen

Government orders release of 77 Tamil Nadu fishermen

In a goodwill gesture the Sri Lankan government has ordered the release of all 77 Tamil Nadu fishermen who had been languishing in recent months in various jails in northern Sri Lanka for allegedly trespassing into their territorial waters, reports reaching here on Monday said. MORE...

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No space for human rights if a society lacks faith in religion - Cardinal Ranjith

No space for human rights if a society lacks faith in religion - Cardinal Ranjith

There will be no space for human rights if a society lacks faith in religion, Bishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith says. MORE...

video (0)Comments | July 25, 2016  11:41 pm

Rescrutinised 2015 GCE (O/L) results released

Rescrutinised 2015 GCE (O/L) results released

Rescrutinised 2015 GCE (O/L) results have been released and could be obtained via www.doenets.lk & results.exams.gov.lk, the Exams Department says.

(0)Comments | July 25, 2016  6:54 pm

HC to consider petition of former Senior DIG in September

HC to consider petition of former Senior DIG in September

A revision petition filed by a counsel seeking the release of former Senior DIG Anura Senanayake will be taken into consideration by the Colombo High Court on September 08. MORE...

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Trial of Mel Gunasekera murder suspect commences

Trial of Mel Gunasekera murder suspect commences

The trial of the person accused of murdering journalist Mel Gunasekera will commence at the Colombo High Court from September 14, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...

| July 25, 2016  5:07 pm

Move to obtain enjoining orders to halt protest march - Ananda Thero

Move to obtain enjoining orders to halt protest march - Ananda Thero

The Bhikkhu Voice organization on Monday (25) slammed the government over its alleged move to obtain enjoining orders to halt the scheduled protest march of the Joint Opposition. MORE...

video (0)Comments | July 25, 2016  4:42 pm

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Sri Lanka all out for 174

Sri Lanka all out for 174

Nathan Lyon struck twice very first over after lunch as Lyons final figures of 3 for 12 along with the aid provided from the pace department helped Australia bundle Sri Lanka out for 117 in 34.2 overs on Day 1 of the first Test.

(0)Comments | July 26, 2016  1:45 pm

Sri Lanka win the toss and elect to bat first against Australia

Sri Lanka win the toss and elect to bat first against Australia

Sri Lanka have won the toss and elected to bat first in the first Test against Australia in Kandy.

(0)Comments | July 26, 2016  9:54 am

Australia seek Muralis help as they take on weakened Sri Lanka

Australia seek Muralis help as they take on weakened Sri Lanka

Australia will be looking to local legend and one-time bogeyman Muttiah Muralitharan to inspire them to success on his home patch as the worlds number one Test team begins a three-match series in Sri Lanka later this week. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 24, 2016  4:25 pm

Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for Rio Olympics

Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for Rio Olympics

A decision to ban Russian track and field athletes from Rio 2016 over the countrys alleged state-sponsored doping regime has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 21, 2016  4:48 pm

Injuries force Test-by-Test Sri Lanka squad selection

Injuries force Test-by-Test Sri Lanka squad selection

Given Sri Lankas growing injury concerns, the national selectors will pick a squad ahead of each Test for their upcoming three-match series against Australia, which begins on July 26.

(0)Comments | July 18, 2016  10:43 am

Entertainment

Rohit Khandelwal becomes first Indian to win Mr. World

Rohit Khandelwal becomes first Indian to win Mr. World

Rohit Khandelwal has become the first Indian to win the coveted title of Mr. World 2016 at the grand finale of the Mr. World competition held at the Southport Theatre & Convention Centre in Southport, UK. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 22, 2016  11:40 am

Garry Marshall dies at 81

Garry Marshall dies at 81

Garry Marshall who directed the hit movies Pretty Woman and The Princess Diaries has passed away last evening (19) due to pneumonia at the age 81. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 20, 2016  10:17 am

Mick Jagger is becoming a dad for the 8th time

Mick Jagger is becoming a dad for the 8th time

The rolling stones frontman, who is 72 is expecting his eighth child from his 29 year old girlfriend Ballerina Melanie Hamrick. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 16, 2016  12:23 pm

Prince George to recieve a Puppy on his birthday

Prince George to recieve a Puppy on his birthday

Prince George turns three on next Friday (22). His parents Prince William And Duchess Catherine plans to buy a Train set and Bolonka Zwetnas dog, a breed which can cost up to 1,800. MORE..

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Worlds biggest online piracy site goes offline as founder is arrested

Worlds biggest online piracy site goes offline as founder is arrested

The alleged boss of the worlds biggest online piracy site, Kickass Torrents, was hit with US criminal charges Wednesday, accused of distributing over $1 billion worth of illegally copied films, music and other content. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 21, 2016  06:45 pm

Pokmon Go keeps shattering records

Pokmon Go keeps shattering records

A week after its initial release, the hype around Pokmon Go is still growing. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 14, 2016  04:55 pm

NASAs Juno spacecraft enters Jupiters orbit

NASAs Juno spacecraft enters Jupiters orbit

NASAS Juno spacecraft capped a five-year journey to Jupiter late Monday with a do-or-die engine burn to sling itself into orbit, setting the stage for a 20-month dance around the biggest planet in the solar system to learn how and where it formed. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 5, 2016  01:30 pm

Tesla autopilot is being investigated after Model S driver dies in crash

Tesla autopilot is being investigated after Model S driver dies in crash

Federal regulators opened a preliminary probe into the autopilot feature on a Tesla Model S electric car after a fatal crash involving the technology, Tesla said Thursday. MORE..

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