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Strict disciplinary action against MPs involved in clash

Strict disciplinary action against MPs involved in clash

The report compiled on the clash which broke out in Parliament yesterday recommends the highest possible disciplinary action against MPs Palitha Thewarapperuma and Prasanna Ranaweera for causing the tense situation to escalate into an exchange of blows. MORE..

video (0)Comments | May 4, 2016  3:10 pm

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Joint Opposition writes to President, PM over Mahindas security

Joint Opposition writes to President, PM over Mahindas security

Several leaders of the Joint Opposition today requested, in writing, from the President and Prime Minister to revoke the order issued to withdraw army personnel assigned to the security detail of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 4, 2016  10:28 pm

Fire breaks out at Moratuwa University laboratory

Fire breaks out at Moratuwa University laboratory

A fire broke out at a laboratory located in the University of Moratuwa this evening. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 4, 2016  10:02 pm

Court sets deadline to conclude CID probe on Embilipitiya clash

Court sets deadline to conclude CID probe on Embilipitiya clash

The Embilipitiya Magistrates Court today (05) directed the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to conclude investigations in connection with the death of Sumith Prasanna Jayawardena during a clash with police in Embilipitiya before May 18. MORE..

| May 4, 2016  5:23 pm

French Ambassador calls on Commander of the Navy

French Ambassador calls on Commander of the Navy

The French Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, Jean-Marin Schub has called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 4, 2016  4:06 pm

DIG Amarasiri Senaratne questioned by CID over Thajudeen case

DIG Amarasiri Senaratne questioned by CID over Thajudeen case

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has recorded a statement from Police Traffic Chief Amarasiri Senaratne, a source said. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 4, 2016  2:33 pm

Cocaine worth over Rs 25 million seized in Ragama

Cocaine worth over Rs 25 million seized in Ragama

A large quantity of cocaine estimated to be worth over Rs 25 million has been seized by police in the Ragama area. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 4, 2016  1:51 pm

Report on Parliament brawl handed over to Speaker

Report on Parliament brawl handed over to Speaker

The report containing details on the attack that erupted at the Parliament yesterday was handed over to the Speaker, a short while ago on Wednesday (04), Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 4, 2016  1:15 pm

SI remanded over Dambulla bar fight

SI remanded over Dambulla bar fight

A Sub-Inspector who was arrested for allegedly threatening a liquor shop staff member with a firearm in Dambulla has been remanded, the police said. MORE...

| May 4, 2016  12:03 pm

Sri Lankan Tamils issue not at all a poll issue - Congress

Sri Lankan Tamils issue not at all a poll issue - Congress

The Sri Lankan Tamils issue is not at all a poll issue in the Assembly elections, said Congress leader K. V. Thangkabalu. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 4, 2016  11:54 am

Major-General Sumith Manawadu hospitalized

Major-General Sumith Manawadu hospitalized

Major-General Sumith Manawadu has been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital, a hospital official told Ada Derana a short while ago on Wednesday (04). MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 4, 2016  10:39 am

Train service between Galle-Matara temporarily halted

Train service between Galle-Matara temporarily halted

The train service between Galle to Matara has temporary been halted, the Department of Railways announced today (04). MORE...

(0)Comments | May 4, 2016  10:04 am

Meeriyabedda residents request another safe location to live

Meeriyabedda residents request another safe location to live

The residents of Koslanda area in Meeriyabedda which has been recognized as a landslide prone area have requested to resettle them in an another safe location, an official said. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 4, 2016  9:12 am

Trump becomes de facto GOP nominee as Cruz exits

Trump becomes de facto GOP nominee as Cruz exits

Donald Trump, the celebrity US mogul whose brash and unorthodox presidential bid was counted out time and again, became the de facto Republican nominee Tuesday night after a runaway victory in Indianas primary forced his chief rival, Ted Cruz, to quit the race. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 4, 2016  9:02 am

Monk reported missing following landslide in Pambahinna

Monk reported missing following landslide in Pambahinna

A monk is reported missing following a landslide occurred in Pambahinna in Balangoda last night (02), the police said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 4, 2016  8:49 am

Security provided to former President is more than sufficient - SF

Security provided to former President is more than sufficient - SF

The former President has no ethical right to make blames about his security, former Army chief and Minister Sarath Fonseka claims. MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 3, 2016  10:15 pm

Sports

All Blacks were deliberately poisoned at 95 World Cup - Mandelas bodyguard

All Blacks were deliberately poisoned at 95 World Cup - Mandelas bodyguard

A former top South African police commander involved with All Blacks security at the 1995 Rugby World Cup says the team was deliberately poisoned before the final against the Springboks. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 4, 2016  11:33 am

World reacts to Leicester Citys maiden Premier League championship

World reacts to Leicester Citys maiden Premier League championship

Its arguably the most incredible fairytale in sporting history and Leicester Citys EPL title win has sparked a wave of reaction across the globe. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 3, 2016  10:08 am

Royal wins 1st leg of Bradby Shield

Royal wins 1st leg of Bradby Shield

Royal College Beat Trinity College Kandy 22-17 in the first leg of the 72nd Bradby Shield encounter played at Royal Sports Complex in Colombo on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 30, 2016  8:21 pm

Transition? Thats just an excuse for failure, Mahela blasts

  Transition? Thats just an excuse for failure, Mahela blasts

Mahela Jayawardene feels that saying Sri Lankan cricket is going through a transition period is not an excuse for the poor performance of the team recently. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 30, 2016  1:07 pm

Sri Lanka announce Test squad for England tour

Sri Lanka announce Test squad for England tour

Sri Lanka Cricket has announced a 17-member squad for their tour of England in May. Dasun Shanaka and Dhananjaya de Silva are the two young faces named in the Test squad.

(0)Comments | April 28, 2016  12:10 pm

Entertainment

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

Organisers postpone AR Rahmans concert in Sri Lanka

Organisers postpone AR Rahmans concert in Sri Lanka

Two time Oscar-winning musician AR Rahman has been forced to postpone his Sri Lanka concert, which was earlier scheduled to take place on 23rd of April. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 7, 2016  02:29 pm

Spotify raises $1 Billion in debt financing

Spotify raises $1 Billion in debt financing

Music-streaming site Spotify AB has raised $1 billion in convertible debt from investors, a deal that extends the money-losing companys runway but comes with some strict guarantees, people familiar with the matter said. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 30, 2016  06:43 pm

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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

Sri Lankan IT industry leverages niche appeal

Sri Lankan IT industry leverages niche appeal

Consistently ranked as a top global destination for business process outsourcing (BPO) and IT, Sri Lankas tech services industry has grown substantially in recent years, with high expectations and ambitious targets going forward. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 23, 2016  05:09 pm

Huawei officially launches P9, P9 plus with Leica dual camera lens

Huawei officially launches P9, P9 plus with Leica dual camera lens

After over a month of speculations, rumors, and leaked images, the Huawei P9 has finally launched. It didnt arrive alone as the Chinese OEM surprised us with a Plus version. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 7, 2016  01:52 pm

WhatsApp toughens encryption to step up privacy

WhatsApp toughens encryption to step up privacy

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has strengthened the encryption of its widely used instant messaging app, a development that in theory makes it harder for law enforcement to gain access to communications. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 6, 2016  12:14 pm

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