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Australian Federal Police accused of supporting CID

Australian Federal Police accused of supporting CID

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has been providing equipment and assistance to Sri Lankas Criminal Investigation Department (CID), which has been accused of kidnapping and torture, Australian media reported. MORE...

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Major parties reject TNAs demand for federalism

Major parties reject TNAs demand for federalism

Major political parties in Sri Lanka have flatly rejected the Tamil National Alliance (TNA)s demand for federalism. MORE...

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Saudi employer offers SL housemaid for sale online

Saudi employer offers SL housemaid for sale online

A Saudi employer offered his Sri Lankan housemaid for SR25,000 (Dh25,00) in an advertisement he published on a local auction website. MORE...

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21 injured in Nittambuwa bus accident

21 injured in Nittambuwa bus accident

At least 21 persons were injured and hospitalized after two buses collided on the Colombo-Kandy road, this morning (4), the police said. MORE...

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Sajin further remanded

Sajin further remanded

UPFA Parliamentarian Sajin de Vass Gunawardena, who was arrested for allegedly misusing vehicles belonging to the President Secretariat Office, has been further remanded until August 11 by the Fort Magistrates Court. MORE...

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Bishops urge countrymen to vote for worthy candidates

Bishops urge countrymen to vote for worthy candidates

Sri Lankas Catholic Bishops are appealing to their countrymen to choose worthy candidates for ‎parliament during the nations August 17 general election. The bishops are urging citizens to think of ‎present and future generations by electing representatives with great care. MORE...

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A/L exams kick off today

A/L exams kick off today

The Advanced Level Examinations will begin today. Exams Chief requests all candidates to be present at their centres 30 minutes prior with their admission card and National Identity Card or passport.

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Will the govt. give nod to road link SL with India?

Will the govt. give nod to road link SL with India?

A road and rail link between Rameswaram in India and Thalaimannar could be a reality soon as the government of India has asked Asian Development Bank to carry out pre-feasibility study for financing the project across Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 3, 2015  10:40 pm

Iran to further boost ties with Sri Lanka

Iran to further boost ties with Sri Lanka

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at a meeting with Sri Lankan delegation to Iran, has voiced Tehrans willingness to further boost ties with Sri Lanka, Iranian media reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 3, 2015  6:17 pm

Deshapriya directs MPs to handover state owned vehicles

Deshapriya directs MPs to handover state owned vehicles

Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has ordered the former Parliamentarians to handover all state owned vehicles with immediate effect. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 3, 2015  5:30 pm

Six arrested in Maradana with sharp objects

Six arrested in Maradana with sharp objects

The police on Sunday (3) night arrested six people after several sharp objects including knives and poles were found in their defender type jeep. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 3, 2015  4:20 pm

Will not allow anyone to tear the country into pieces, says Mahinda

Will not allow anyone to tear the country into pieces, says Mahinda

It is yet a secret that what types of pacts have been signed between the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the United National Party (UNP), former President Mahinda Rajapaksa claims. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 3, 2015  2:55 pm

Ravi Jayawardena to assume duties as SLRC chairman?

Ravi Jayawardena to assume duties as SLRC chairman?

Ravi Jayawardena, who is a Director and Current Affairs head of Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC), will likely be appointed as the new Chairman of the Corporation, a source told Ada Derana. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 3, 2015  1:18 pm

Prabhakarans bodyguard in election fray

Prabhakarans bodyguard in election fray

Sivanathan Navindra alias Venthan, a former bodyguard of the slain Tamil Tiger leader Velupillai Prabhakaran is among nine ex-Tiger militants contesting the August 17 Sri Lankan parliamentary elections from the Jaffna-Kilinochchi electoral district as members of a new outfit, Crusaders for Democracy (CFD), the New India Express reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 3, 2015  12:19 pm

Colombo Kandy Expressway construction begins today

Colombo Kandy Expressway construction begins today

The first phase of the construction of the Colombo Kandy Expressway will commence today (3) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe. MORE...

video (0)Comments | August 3, 2015  11:31 am

Bloemendal shooting: Another succumbs to injuries

Bloemendal shooting: Another succumbs to injuries

Another person injured during the shooting incident at Bloemendal Road last Friday has succumbed to his injuries. The injured person was receiving treatment at the National hospital at the time of his demise. MORE...

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Sports

 Pakistan crush Lanka to claim T20 series

Pakistan crush Lanka to claim T20 series

Smoking batsmanship of Anwar Ali, Pakistan pulverized Sri Lanka by one wicket in the second Twenty20 international in Colombo on Saturday to sweep the two-match series.

(0)Comments | August 1, 2015  11:09 pm

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 29 runs in 1st T20

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 29 runs in 1st T20

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 29 runs in the first T20 of the two-match series in Colombo on Thursday. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  10:47 pm

Sepp Blatter deserves Nobel Prize - Putin

Sepp Blatter deserves Nobel Prize - Putin

Fifa president Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel Prize, says Russian president Vladimir Putin. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 28, 2015  12:53 pm

Sri Lanka make record 368-4 against Pakistan

Sri Lanka make record 368-4 against Pakistan

Kusal Perera struck 116 off 109 balls and Tillakaratne Dilshan joined the 10,000-run ODI club as Sri Lanka piled up a record 368-4 in the fifth one-dayer against Pakistan on Sunday.

(0)Comments | July 26, 2015  7:16 pm

Malinga dropped as Sri Lanka opt to bat

Malinga dropped as Sri Lanka opt to bat

Angelo Mathews, the Sri Lanka captain, won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in their fifth and final One-Day International in Hambantota on Sunday (July 26).

(0)Comments | July 26, 2015  2:46 pm

Entertainment

Jeremy Clarkson and Top Gear team sign deal with Amazon

Jeremy Clarkson and Top Gear team sign deal with Amazon

Jeremy Clarkson and his fellow Top Gear presenters announced on Thursday that they have signed a deal with Amazon to produce a new motoring show. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  05:22 pm

Rapper/Producer DeLon is proud to rep his Sri Lankan heritage

Rapper/Producer DeLon is proud to rep his Sri Lankan heritage

Producer, rapper and DJ DeLon might have cut his teeth at rap competitions in Compton and South Central. But hes a son of Sri Lanka at his core. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 28, 2015  05:18 pm

Whitney Houstons daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at 22

Whitney Houstons daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, has died aged 22, a family representative has said. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 28, 2015  12:38 pm

Harper Lees Go Set a Watchman sets record

Harper Lees Go Set a Watchman sets record

Harper Lees much-anticipated second novel, Go Set a Watchman, has set a first-day sales record at Barnes & Noble and is the nations top selling book on Amazon.com. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 17, 2015  01:03 pm

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Chamath Palihapitiya helped Sri Lanka get Googles Internet balloons

Chamath Palihapitiya helped Sri Lanka get Googles Internet balloons

The entire island country of Sri Lanka could soon get free Internet beamed down from Google Loon balloons, and it might not have happened without one of the co-owners of the Golden State Warriors. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  10:56 am

UNDP Sri Lanka hosts 32 young trilingual Unlocked bloggers

UNDP Sri Lanka hosts 32 young trilingual Unlocked bloggers

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sri Lanka conducted an interactive blogging workshop for the selected 32 young bloggers as they gear to take the Youth and Development agenda forward under the Unlocked Project. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 23, 2015  01:28 pm

Apple and Samsung to make the traditional SIM card disappear

Apple and Samsung to make the traditional SIM card disappear

The SIM card as we know it is about to disappear forever. Apple and Samsung are in talks with the GSM Association (GSMA) about plans to launch electronic, embedded SIM cards to replace the traditional, removable SIM card. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 17, 2015  01:13 pm

Microsoft aims to boost Windows Phone with free Windows 10

Microsoft aims to boost Windows Phone with free Windows 10

Two days ago, CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, had an interview with Mary Jo Foley from ZDNET where he spoke extensively about the Windows Phone strategy. MORE..

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