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UPFA politicians summoned on contempt charges

UPFA politicians summoned on contempt charges

The Colombo Magistrates Court today issued notice on 27 persons including 10 UPFA Parliamentarians to appear before the court on May 8 on contempt of court charges, after they violated a court order and staged a protest opposite the bribery commission. MORE..

| April 24, 2015  4:30 pm

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Gammanpila regrets distorted flags controversy

Gammanpila regrets distorted flags controversy

The General Secretary of the Pivithuru Hela Urumaya, Udaya Gammanpila, today expressed regret over the presence of several distorted national flags during a protest staged yesterday opposite the Bribery Commission. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 24, 2015  11:23 pm

Sri Lanka ranks 132 on global happiness index

Sri Lanka ranks 132 on global happiness index

Sri Lanka has climbed 5 places in a global ranking of the happiest nations, coming in at the 132nd spot out of 158 countries on the index that took into account GDP per capita, life expectancy, social support and freedom to make life choices as indicators of happiness. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 24, 2015  5:21 pm

Wele Sudas accomplice remanded

Wele Sudas accomplice remanded

A suspect arrested for his alleged involvement in a large scale drug racket was remanded until May 08 by the Colombo Magistrates Court. MORE..

| April 24, 2015  2:47 pm

New govts policies have created positive environment: Ban Ki-moon

New govts policies have created positive environment: Ban Ki-moon

Welcoming the new Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stated that a positive environment has been created by the policies of the new government in Sri Lanka for a greater collaboration with the United Nations and the international community. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 24, 2015  1:06 pm

Woman murders husband with crowbar

Woman murders husband with crowbar

A woman has allegedly murdered her husband in the Kibissa area in Sigiriya this morning. Police said that the victim was asleep at home when his wife attacked him with a hexagonal crowbar (Alawanguwa). MORE...

(0)Comments | April 24, 2015  11:59 am

No complaint of Sri Lanka Navy hurling petrol bombs

No complaint of Sri Lanka Navy hurling petrol bombs

The Indian government did not get any complaint against Sri Lankan navy allegedly hurling petrol bombs at Indian fishermen, the Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh informed the Rajya Sabha. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 24, 2015  10:46 am

Wigneswaran requests Modi to release 3 convicted of raping 13 girls

Wigneswaran requests Modi to release 3 convicted of raping 13 girls

Chief minister of Sri Lankas Tamil-majority Northern Province C V Wigneswaran has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release three life convicts in the sensational Swamy Premananda case. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 24, 2015  8:52 am

Ready to face any challenge for the people - Basil

Ready to face any challenge for the people - Basil

Former Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa says that all Divi Neguma funds were spent for the peoples welfare and that if doing so is wrong he is ready to face any challenge on behalf of the people. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 24, 2015  12:28 am

President appeals to parties to help adopt 19th Amendment

President appeals to parties to help adopt 19th Amendment

President Maithripala Sirisena today appealed to all political parties to assist in passing the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in order to firmly establishing freedom and democracy in the country. MORE..

video (0)Comments | April 23, 2015  9:51 pm

SLFP decides to vote in favour of 19A

SLFP decides to vote in favour of 19A

The SLFP Central Committee has unanimously decided to vote in favour of the 19th amendment to the Constitution a short while ago, Minister Rajitha Senaratne told Ada Derana. MORE..

video (0)Comments | April 23, 2015  8:01 pm

Peace attempts with ruling party murdered - Dullas

Peace attempts with ruling party murdered - Dullas

The Sri Lankan opposition on Thursday said that attempts to settle a rift between President Maithripala Sirisena and Former President Mahinda Rajapakse as well as politicians affiliated to both sides has been murdered due to the recent actions of the government. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 23, 2015  6:23 pm

Sri Lanka has become a police state Gotabaya

Sri Lanka has become a police state  Gotabaya

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa today said that he has not unlawfully obtained a single cent within the past 9 years and that he is the victim of a politically motivated witch-hunt. MORE..

video (0)Comments | April 23, 2015  4:40 pm

Basil transferred to National hospital

Basil transferred to National hospital

Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa who was at the Colombo Prison hospital has been transferred to the Colombo National hospital, hospital services said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | April 23, 2015  4:38 pm

100-day plan ends today-review

100-day plan ends today-review

The 100-day programme of the newly elected government has come to an end as of 23 April. Has the government accomplished its stated goals? This is Ada Deranas overall review about the governments 100-day pledge. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 23, 2015  3:43 pm

Arjuna Mahendran resumes duty at Central Bank - sources

Arjuna Mahendran resumes duty at Central Bank - sources

Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran has resumed his duties after a more than five-week voluntary leave of absence after being cleared by a panel investigating a controversial government bond auction, according to a Reuters report. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 23, 2015  2:15 pm
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Sports

Kevin Pietersen: Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara backs star batsman for England return

Kevin Pietersen: Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara backs star batsman for England return

Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara has backed Surrey teammate Kevin Pietersen to make a return to the England Test side. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 22, 2015  10:58 am

Sports Minister defends interim cricket body after ICC threat

Sports Minister defends interim cricket body after ICC threat

Sri Lankas sports minister Navin Dissanayake on Friday defended his decision to appoint an interim committee to oversee cricket, saying it was his sovereign right

(0)Comments | April 19, 2015  11:34 am

ICC to seek explanation from Sports Minister

ICC to seek explanation from Sports Minister

The International Cricket Council (ICC) says that it will seek a full and proper explanation from the Sports Minister of Sri Lanka, Navin Dissanayake regarding the governments recent intervention in Sri Lanka Cricket. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  7:05 pm

Woutersz appointed new manager of Sri Lanka cricket team

Woutersz appointed new manager of Sri Lanka cricket team

Sri Lankas cricket officials have named former first-class player and broadcaster Jeryl Woutersz as the new manager of the national team the latest in a series of changes made in recent weeks. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 10, 2015  5:45 pm

Cricket great Richie Benaud dies aged 84

Cricket great Richie Benaud dies aged 84

Former Australia cricket captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud has been remembered as a national treasure following his death at 84. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 10, 2015  12:07 pm

Entertainment

Samurai Ghost: Photo shows mysterious boots behind girl

Samurai Ghost: Photo shows mysterious boots behind girl

This photo of a four-year-old girl on a beach in Zushi, Japan, seems innocent until you look closely behind her legs and back. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 24, 2015  07:36 am

Sri Lankan students film to premiere at Cannes Film Festival

Sri Lankan students film to premiere at Cannes Film Festival

Charmini Peli Kankanamalage is terrified she stole something from her child. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  02:03 pm

Sri Lankan scientists reveal method to eat rice and lose weight

Sri Lankan scientists reveal method to eat rice and lose weight

Are you avoiding rice to control your weight? You may soon get to relish your favourite rice delicacies as introducing a little change in cooking methods can cut calorie content by half, researchers say. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 24, 2015  03:45 pm

Disrobed monk among Mars One Mission finalists

Disrobed monk among Mars One Mission finalists

Mars, it has been the center of many sci-fi movies and books, and now theres a group making plans to colonize the planet. There are 100 candidates to make the one-way trip on the Mars One Mission and one of them lives in Sarasota. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 24, 2015  11:49 am

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Worlds first self-powered video camera developed

Worlds first self-powered video camera developed

The worlds first self-powered video camera that runs without a battery and can produce an image each second has been developed by researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  04:11 pm

Sri Lanka develops cheap rainfall forecasting device

Sri Lanka develops cheap rainfall forecasting device

Scientists in Sri Lanka have developed mobile weather stations capable of capturing and transmitting near real-time rainfall data. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 19, 2015  10:54 am

The Brave New World of Windows 10

The Brave New World of Windows 10

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a slew of new features and capabilities coming in Windows 10: the convergence of the desktop and mobile; the advent of the killer universal app; more power and features for personal digital assistant Cortana.....

(0)Comments | January 24, 2015  02:32 pm

Android One program expands to Sri Lanka

Android One program expands to Sri Lanka

Google on Monday announced that Android One phones are finally ready to debut outside the Indian market. Select Android One smartphones will be released in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka in the coming weeks. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 22, 2014  11:27 am

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