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Tri-Forces ban on EP Chief Minister revoked

Tri-Forces ban on EP Chief Minister revoked

The Tri-Forces have decided to revoke the decision to ban Eastern Province Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamed from entering any of their camps and not to attend any functions attended by him, the Army Spokesperson said. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 30, 2016  3:52 pm

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Hakeem rebukes Eastern Province CM for berating naval officer

Hakeem rebukes Eastern Province CM for berating naval officer

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) chief and Lankan cabinet minister, Rauff Hakeem, has rebuked Eastern Province Chief Minister and party stalwart Naseer Ahamed. MORE...

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Minister did not interfere when preparing the list - Mahipala

Minister did not interfere when preparing the list - Mahipala

When preparing the list for post-internship appointments, the Minister did not interfere at all, Health Services Director General Dr. Palitha Mahipala stressed. MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 30, 2016  5:08 pm

Israel helps Sri Lanka after deadly landslides

Israel helps Sri Lanka after deadly landslides

After a series of floods and landslides killed over 100 people in Sri Lanka nearly two weeks ago, Israel is supplying approximately US$20,000 in aid to the island nations Disaster Relief Management Ministry, Israels Foreign Ministry reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 30, 2016  4:03 pm

Application and guidelines to admit children to Grade 01 released

Application and guidelines to admit children to Grade 01 released

The Education Ministry has released the application and guidelines to admit children to Grade 01 of Government schools. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 30, 2016  2:15 pm

Met. Department warns of strong winds

Met. Department warns of strong winds

The Met. Department today predicted that showers or thunder showers will occur at times in the Western, North-Western, Southern, Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 30, 2016  1:40 pm

GMOA to launch token strike tomorrow

GMOA to launch token strike tomorrow

The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has decided to stage a token strike tomorrow (31) over alleged irregularities when preparing the list for post-internship appointments by relevant authorities. MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 30, 2016  1:13 pm

Court to consider petition against KP in July

Court to consider petition against KP in July

The Court of Appeal on Monday (30) fixed date to consider the Writ Application filed against Shanmugam Kumaran Tharmalingam alias Kumaran Pathmanathan (KP). MORE...

| May 30, 2016  12:35 pm

CoI questions Priyath Bandu

CoI questions Priyath Bandu

Former Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA) Chairman Priyath Bandu arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry, a short while ago on Monday (30) morning, an official said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 30, 2016  11:47 am

Youth commits suicide by hanging in Galkiriyagama

Youth commits suicide by hanging in Galkiriyagama

An 18-year-old school student has committed suicide by hanging in Galkiriyagama, the Police said. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 30, 2016  10:18 am

Landlside warning still in effect - DMC

Landlside warning still in effect - DMC

With the prevailing weather condition is expected to continue, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) has issued landslide warnings for five districts, a statement said. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 30, 2016  9:30 am

Sri Lanka set to benefit from Maritime Silk Road port investment - Xinhua

Sri Lanka set to benefit from Maritime Silk Road port investment - Xinhua

If the Colombo South Harbor Terminal did not exist, I would probably still be seeking employment overseas to earn money to support my 5-member family, said Yuri S. Kannangara, the assistant general manager of the operations department of the Colombo South Harbor Terminal located in Sri Lankas capital, Xinhua reports. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 30, 2016  8:19 am

Two shot dead in Pannala

Two shot dead in Pannala

Two persons including a woman have been shot dead near a bus stop in Wetakeyawa, Pannala, the police confirmed a short while ago. MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 29, 2016  10:05 pm

Cannot fear this mafia anymore, says Rajitha

Cannot fear this mafia anymore, says Rajitha

Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne insisted that the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) as a union has no rightful authority to interfere into the appointments made to the Ministry. MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 29, 2016  8:33 pm

Explosives recovered from well in Kilinochchi

Explosives recovered from well in Kilinochchi

Ten claymore bombs, 65 hand granedes, and live ammunitions have been recovered from a well in Kilinochchi, the Army confirmed a short while ago on Sunday. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 29, 2016  8:28 pm

24 families evacuated from landslide prone area in Pelmadulla

24 families evacuated from landslide prone area in Pelmadulla

The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) today announced, with the prevailing weather condition is expected to continue, some 24 families have been evacuated from a landslide prone area in Aramba Kanda area in Pelmadulla. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 29, 2016  5:52 pm

Sports

England beat Sri Lanka in second test

England beat Sri Lanka in second test

Sri Lanka all out for 475 in second innings of 2nd Test. Chandimal 126 Mathews 80. England required 79 to win. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 30, 2016  9:23 pm

Dinesh Chandimal gets his sixth Test hundred

Dinesh Chandimal gets his sixth Test hundred

Big celebrations were seen from Dinesh Chandimal as he gets to his sixth Test hundred, his first outside Asia. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 30, 2016  5:34 pm

Sri Lanka bundled out for 101 against England

Sri Lanka bundled out for 101 against England

It took England less than four overs to wrap up Sri Lankas first innings for a paltry 101 on the third morning at Chester-le-Street and the follow-on was swiftly enforced.

(0)Comments | May 29, 2016  4:17 pm

Ali, Woakes put England on top against Sri Lanka

Ali, Woakes put England on top against Sri Lanka

Chris Woakes compounded Sri Lankas misery in the second Test following a hundred by Moeen Ali as England closed in on a series-clinching win at the Riverside on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2016  2:24 am

England wins toss, elects to bat first

England wins toss, elects to bat first

England won the toss and elected to bat first in the second Test against Sri Lanka being played at Chester-le-Street, England a short while ago. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 27, 2016  3:26 pm

Entertainment

Ondaatje prize shortlist spans globe from Ireland to Sri Lanka

Ondaatje prize shortlist spans globe from Ireland to Sri Lanka

From a poetry collection about rural Ireland to a tour of modern Russia dubbed an anti-travelogue, six books have been shortlisted for one of the UKs more unusual literary prizes: the RSL Ondaatje award, which goes to the book which best evokes the spirit of a place. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 10, 2016  06:10 pm

Alden Ehrenreich to play young Han Solo in Star Wars prequel film

Alden Ehrenreich to play young Han Solo in Star Wars prequel film

After a lengthy search and many rumoured short lists, Disney and LucasFilm have found their Han Solo in the form of Hail, Caesar! actor Alden Ehrenreich. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 6, 2016  05:39 pm

US returns stolen ancient Buddhapada sculpture to Pakistan

US returns stolen ancient Buddhapada sculpture to Pakistan

The US has returned an ancient Buddhist stone sculpture to Pakistan, from where it was stolen in the 1980s. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 28, 2016  04:03 pm

Music icon Prince dead at 57

Music icon Prince dead at 57

Prince, who defined the sound of the 80s with songs such as Kiss and Purple Rain and defied the music industry in a fight for creative freedom, died Thursday. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 22, 2016  08:54 am

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Meet Viv, the new voice assistant from the creators of Siri

Meet Viv, the new voice assistant from the creators of Siri

Siri made the iPhone more responsive with artificial intelligence, but now its founders want to put AI in every device you own. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 10, 2016  06:21 pm

Mobile phones dont cause brain cancer after all: study

Mobile phones dont cause brain cancer after all: study

Weve all been told a lot of things that may or may not be true over the course of our lives: dont swim for an hour after eating, drink water upside down to cure hiccups and cell phones cause brain cancer.

(0)Comments | May 9, 2016  03:02 pm

Battlefield 1 officially announced

Battlefield 1 officially announced

EA has officially announced the next game in the Battlefield series: Battlefield 1. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 7, 2016  03:31 pm

Facebook revenue smashes expectations as mobile ad sales surge

Facebook revenue smashes expectations as mobile ad sales surge

Facebook Incs quarterly revenue rose more than 50 percent, handily beating Wall Street expectations as its wildly popular mobile app and a push into live video lured new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to boost spending. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 28, 2016  12:25 pm

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