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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...

(0)Comments | August 4, 2015  12:43 pm

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Mahinda is suffering from Amnesia Ajith P. Perera

Mahinda is suffering from Amnesia  Ajith P. Perera

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksas only political slogan is based on racism, communalism and religious extremism, says the United National Party (UNP). MORE..

(0)Comments | 2 hours ago

Rs. 50 billion fraud in Kandy- Colombo expressway project, says Dilan

Rs. 50 billion fraud in Kandy- Colombo expressway project, says Dilan

The Prime Minister has siphoned off over Rs. 50 billion though a new cabinet paper put forward by him with respect to the Kandy- Colombo expressway project, former Minister Dilan Perera charged. MORE...

video (0)Comments | 6 hours ago

Here is the TNAs election manifesto

Here is the TNAs election manifesto

We, the Tamil People of Sri Lanka are a distinct People in terms of relevant International Conventions and Covenants. We as a People want to continue to live in our country in peaceful co-existence with others. MORE...

(0)Comments | 7 hours ago

President expresses satisfaction about improved cooperation with Turkey

President expresses satisfaction about improved cooperation with Turkey

President Maithripala Sirisena thanked Turkey for the steps taken to strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation. He said Turkish construction companies have partnered in several construction projects including a housing project in Mannar where 100 houses were built. MORE...

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Lankan Tamil, wife attempt suicide at Tiruchi prison

Lankan Tamil, wife attempt suicide at Tiruchi prison

A Sri Lankan Tamil housed in the special camp in the Tiruchi prison campus here reportedly attempted to end his life by consuming sleeping tablets on Monday. His wife, who had come to meet him at the camp, also consumed sleeping pills, the Hindu reported. MORE...

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Two Sri Lankans held in India

Two Sri Lankans held in India

A day after busting a fake currency circulation and drug trafficking gang by arresting four people, the Indian police have arrested five more, including two Sri Lankan Tamils, on Tuesday while launching a dragnet for five others to pin down the entire network, the Hindu newspaper reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 4, 2015  3:32 pm

Litro sends letter of demand to Bandula

Litro  sends letter of demand to Bandula

The Litro Gas Lanka Ltd sent a letter of demand to former Minister Bandula Gunawardena demanding Rs. 1 billion in damage over several remarks made against it. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 4, 2015  2:02 pm

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...

(0)Comments | August 4, 2015  11:50 am

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...

video (0)Comments | August 4, 2015  11:18 am

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...

| August 4, 2015  11:04 am

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...

video (0)Comments | August 4, 2015  10:37 am

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...

(0)Comments | August 4, 2015  9:07 am

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.

(0)Comments | August 4, 2015  7:02 am

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

Sports

Sri Lanka will have it tough against India: Jayasuriya

Sri Lanka will have it tough against India: Jayasuriya

After losing some of its big stars, Sri Lankan cricket is going through a tough period. The signals coming from the island nation are not very promising either.

(0)Comments | August 4, 2015  2:54 pm

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

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..

(0)Comments | July 16, 2015  01:01 pm

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