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What would happen if the gamarala loses his grip? asks Mahinda

What would happen if the gamarala loses his grip? asks Mahinda

The decision by several Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) members to work together with the ruling United National Party (UNP) is unacceptable, says former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE...

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17 kg of Kerala ganja seized in Mannar

17 kg of Kerala ganja seized in Mannar

A team attached to the Excise Department in Mannar has seized some 17 kilograms of Kerala ganja, Ada Derana reporter says. MORE...

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Proposed constitution: committee to visit Jaffna tomorrow

Proposed constitution: committee to visit Jaffna tomorrow

The committee appointed by the Prime Minister in a bid to seek public opinion on the proposed new constitution will visit Jaffna from 15 to 16 February. MORE...

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Reginald Cooray takes oath as Northern Province Governor

Reginald Cooray takes oath as Northern Province Governor

Reginald Cooray was sworn in as the Governor of Northern Province in front of President Maithripala Sirisena a short while ago on Sunday (14). MORE...

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3rd T20- Strict lookout for fake tickets

3rd T20-  Strict lookout for fake tickets

As the 3rd T20 International cricket match between India and Sri Lanka is all set to be played, the issue of fake tickets has been bothering the Indian city police. MORE...

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Saved Rajapaksa from international war crimes court- President

Saved Rajapaksa from international war crimes court- President

President Maithripala Sirisena has claimed that his victory in the elections saved his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa from being hauled before an international war crimes court. MORE...

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25 uni students injured in Polatenna accident

25 uni students injured in Polatenna accident

At least 25 undergraduates from the Sabaragamuwa University were injured and hospitalized after their bus collided with a container this morning (14), Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...

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Imran Farooq case: Pakistan police team to visit Lanka

Imran Farooq case: Pakistan police team to visit Lanka

Pakistan police will deploy a team to Sri Lanka to collect evidence over the murder of a British-Pakistani politician. MORE...

(0)Comments | February 14, 2016  8:02 am

President to visit Germany and Austria

President to visit Germany and Austria

President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for Germany on an official visit . During his visit it is expected to further strengthen the economic and trade cooperation between the two countries, the Presidents Media Division reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | February 13, 2016  9:09 pm

Joint Opposition does not care about womens rights PM

Joint Opposition does not care about womens rights  PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today charged a group of opposition parliamentarians of sabotaging the governments attempt to provide women with increased representation in the countrys decision-making bodies. MORE..

video (0)Comments | February 13, 2016  5:19 pm

TN fishermen to protest in front of Sri Lankan embassy

TN fishermen to protest in front of Sri Lankan embassy

Members of all fishermen unions met in Rameshwaram today and decided to resort to an indefinite strike from 28 February in front of the Sri Lankan embassy in Chennai demanding release of fishermen and boats seized by the islands navy. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 13, 2016  4:36 pm

UN not forcing anything on Sri Lankan govt - Zeid

UN not forcing anything on Sri Lankan govt - Zeid

The United Nations will not force Sri Lanka to accept a role for international judges in investigating allegations of human rights violations during the war but any process must be impartial and independent, the U.N. human rights chief said. MORE..

video (0)Comments | February 13, 2016  3:24 pm

Jayalalithaa writes to Modi on arrest of fishermen by Sri Lankan navy

Jayalalithaa writes to Modi on arrest of fishermen by Sri Lankan navy

Asserting that her government was committed to ensuring the rights of fishermen in traditional waters of Palk Bay, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalaithaa on Friday said the Centre should take concerted efforts to halt their repeated arrests by Sri Lankan Navy. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 13, 2016  1:17 pm

Child molestation suspect attempts suicide in police station cell

Child molestation suspect attempts suicide in police station cell

A suspect arrested in connection with child molestation case has been hospitalized after he reportedly attempted commit suicide inside a prison cell at the Ambalantota Police Station. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 13, 2016  12:44 pm

Govt not averse to international participation on probe PM

Govt not averse to international participation on probe  PM

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe made it clear that his government was not averse to international participation in investigating the alleged war crimes in his country, but said final judgment will be made by the internal judicial system. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 13, 2016  11:31 am

Hyderabad cops flying to Sri Lanka to expose doctors in kidney racket - report

Hyderabad cops flying to Sri Lanka to expose doctors in kidney racket - report

Armed with fresh leads in the kidney racket, the Cyber Crime Police of Hyderabad are gearing up to expose Sri Lankan doctors, who had been clandestinely helping the racket to run successfully, Indian media reported. MORE..

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Sports

West Indies defeat India to win U-19 World Cup

West Indies defeat India to win U-19 World Cup

West Indies defeated India by five wickets in the final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup in Dhaka on Sunday to win the title for the first time.

(0)Comments | February 14, 2016  5:07 pm

Dhawan, Ashwin help India level series

Dhawan, Ashwin help India level series

India beat Sri Lanka by 69 runs in the second T20 International in Ranchi on Friday, to draw level in the three-match series. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 12, 2016  11:20 pm

Perera takes hat-trick as India post 196

Perera takes hat-trick as India post 196

India scored a challenging 196/6 in 20 overs against Sri Lanka in the second T20 International of their three-match series at the Jharkhand International Stadium here on Friday. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 12, 2016  9:40 pm

Sri Lanka bowl first in 2nd T20

Sri Lanka bowl first in 2nd T20

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and elected to field against India in the 2nd Twenty20 International at Ranchi. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 12, 2016  7:13 pm

2016 SAG: Suranjaya De Silva wins gold in 200m

2016 SAG: Suranjaya De Silva wins gold in 200m

(VIDEO) Sri Lankas M.V. Suranjaya De Silva has won the Gold Medal for the mens 200 meters event at the 12th South Asian Games.

video (0)Comments | February 11, 2016  8:19 pm

Entertainment

Film on Gandhis death conspiracy being shot in Sri Lanka

Film on Gandhis death conspiracy being shot in Sri Lanka

Solar Eclipse: Depths of Darkness, an action-packed thriller based on the dark conspiracy to assassinate Mahatma Gandhi is being shot in Sri Lanka. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 11, 2016  03:46 pm

Lady Gaga to perform tribute to David Bowie at Grammys

Lady Gaga to perform tribute to David Bowie at Grammys

Lady Gaga will pay tribute to the late David Bowie during the Grammy Awards later this month. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 3, 2016  01:23 pm

Rihannas Anti is finally out -- and its free

Rihannas Anti is finally out -- and its free

The day that started with new Rihanna music has ended with new Rihanna music in a whirlwind that included a surprise single release and the leaking of her latest album, Anti. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 28, 2016  12:39 pm

Popular author Irene Siriwardena passes away

Popular author Irene Siriwardena passes away

Award winning author Irene Siriwardena passed away at the age of 87. MORE..

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WhatsApp update brings flurry of new emojis

WhatsApp update brings flurry of new emojis

With over a billion monthly active users on board, it is no surprise WhatsApp is getting funner. But this is not only due to its rich user base, the app itself keeps getting improvements. Not to mention the fact that it is now completely free. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 11, 2016  04:44 pm

Google to offer flood alerts for India

Google to offer flood alerts for India

Google will make public emergency alerts for floods available in India as part its efforts to make critical information more accessible around natural disasters. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 10, 2016  03:03 pm

Microsoft is reportedly buying SwiftKey for around $250 million

Microsoft is reportedly buying SwiftKey for around $250 million

Microsoft already has one of the better mobile keyboards out there, and it sounds like it may soon own another great one. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 3, 2016  01:03 pm

Sri Lanka to buy stake in Googles Project Loon

Sri Lanka to buy stake in Googles Project Loon

Sri Lankas government announced Monday it would take a 25 per cent stake in a joint venture with Google designed to deliver a high-speed Internet service powered by balloons and that tests would begin this month. MORE..

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