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UN urges Sri Lanka to rein in military, prosecute war crimes

UN urges Sri Lanka to rein in military, prosecute war crimes

Sri Lanka must rein in its military forces, prosecute war crimes committed during the long civil war with Tamil rebels and win the confidence of the Tamil minority, the United Nations said on Tuesday. MORE..

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Turkey airport attack: 36 killed in explosions at Istanbul Atatrk

Turkey airport attack: 36 killed in explosions at Istanbul Atatrk

Gunshots, screams and explosions pierced the air Tuesday at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, as three terrorists armed with bombs and guns attacked passengers at one of the busiest travel spots. MORE...

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Eran spotted using public transport to travel, says CB Governer post should not be politicized

Eran spotted using public transport to travel, says CB Governer post should not be politicized

I am of the view that a politician is not fitting to hold a position such as the Governor of the Central Bank, Deputy Minister of Public Enterprise Development Eran Wickramaratne says. MORE...

video (0)Comments | June 28, 2016  9:14 pm

President committed wrong by keeping Mahendran as CB governor - JVP

President committed wrong by keeping Mahendran as CB governor - JVP

President Maithripala Sirisena has also committed a wrong by allowing Arjuna Mahendran to continue in the position of Central Bank governor for such a long period despite knowing that he is a fraud, claims JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake. MORE..

video (0)Comments | June 28, 2016  5:06 pm

ETCA is not a job-stealing boogeyman - Kavinda

ETCA is not a job-stealing boogeyman - Kavinda

The UNP MP Kavinda Jayawardena says that the Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) with India has been inaccurately portrayed as a boogeyman that will come steal away the jobs of Sri Lankas youth and take them to India. MORE..

video (0)Comments | June 28, 2016  4:52 pm

No written request from Gotabaya Defence Secretary

No written request from Gotabaya  Defence Secretary

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has so far made no official request in writing with regard to the removal of army personnel assigned to his security, Defence Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi said. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 28, 2016  2:24 pm

Sri Lanka to impose capital gains tax on stocks - Champika

Sri Lanka to impose capital gains tax on stocks - Champika

Sri Lanka intends to impose a capital gains tax on profits from equities, a senior government minister said late on Monday, as the government attempts to shore up its finances to qualify for an IMF loan. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 28, 2016  1:18 pm

Mahindananda arrives at PRECIFAC

Mahindananda arrives at PRECIFAC

UPFA Parliamentarian Mahindananda Aluthgamage today arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC). MORE..

video (0)Comments | June 28, 2016  12:05 pm

Nine Sri Lankans arrested in India

Nine Sri Lankans arrested in India

Nine Sri Lankan Tamils were arrested at Tiruchendur in the Thoothukudi district today for allegedly planning to travel to Australia in a clandestine manner, the police said. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 28, 2016  11:39 am

Eran Wickramaratne to be named next CB Governor?

Eran Wickramaratne to be named next CB Governor?

The government is likely to appoint Deputy Minister of Public Enterprise Development Eran Wickramaratne as the next Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, according to political sources. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 28, 2016  10:57 am

Sarath Fonseka to join the UNP?

Sarath Fonseka to join the UNP?

Minister Sarath Fonseka is likely to join the United National Party (UNP) within next few days, a source close to the UNP told Ada Derana. MORE...

video (0)Comments | June 27, 2016  9:55 pm

Do not replace my military security - Gotabaya

Do not replace my military security - Gotabaya

Any official invitation has not been made by anyone so far to accept the Deputy Leader post of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | June 27, 2016  8:09 pm

Basil eyeing to split SLFP again - Dilan

Basil eyeing to split SLFP again - Dilan

Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa eyeing to split the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) yet again, State Minister Dilan Perera charges. MORE...

video (0)Comments | June 27, 2016  4:30 pm

SriLankan to suspend flight operations to Paris and Frankfurt

SriLankan to suspend flight operations to Paris and Frankfurt

SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, will be suspending its operations to Paris and Frankfurt, from winter 2016, SriLankan Airlines said in a statement today (27). MORE...

(0)Comments | June 27, 2016  4:08 pm

Sri Lanka signs three agreements with Ukraine

Sri Lanka signs three agreements with Ukraine

Sri Lanka is committed to further strengthening and renewing the long standing relationship with Ukraine, Minister Mangala Samaraweera says. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 27, 2016  2:41 pm

CID arrests Sajin Vass Gunawardena

CID arrests Sajin Vass Gunawardena

(UPDATE) Former UPFA MP Sajin Vass Gunawardena has been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), an official said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | June 27, 2016  1:45 pm

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Shocker from soccer superstar Lionel Messi

Shocker from soccer superstar Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi tells Argentine network TyC Sports hes quitting national soccer team. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 27, 2016  10:50 am

Rain halts third ODI between England and Sri Lanka in Bristol

Rain halts third ODI between England and Sri Lanka in Bristol

England lead only 1-0, with two to play, after rain in Bristol stopped them cashing in on an effective bowling display against Sri Lanka.

(0)Comments | June 26, 2016  11:27 pm

England ask SL to bat first

England ask SL to bat first

England won the toss and elected to field against Sri Lanka in the third of five one-day internationals in Bristol on Sunday.

(0)Comments | June 26, 2016  2:51 pm

World doping watchdog shuts down Rio Olympic laboratory

World doping watchdog shuts down Rio Olympic laboratory

Just weeks before the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the citys accredited anti-doping laboratory has been stopped from conducting tests. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 25, 2016  4:39 pm

England beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets

England beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets

This was more emphatic even than anything England produced in the first two one-sided Tests. Sri Lanka, supposedly a stronger one-day side, were blown away last night on the ground where Eoin Morgans white-ball revolution began last year. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 25, 2016  7:37 am

Entertainment

Led Zeppelin cleared of plagiarism in Stairway case

Led Zeppelin cleared of plagiarism in Stairway case

Led Zeppelin did not copy the opening chords of Stairway to Heaven from the US band Spirit, a US jury has found. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 24, 2016  03:13 pm

Finding Dory breaks US box office record

Finding Dory breaks US box office record

Finding Dory has taken $136.2m (93.3m) on its opening weekend - making it the most successful launch for an animated film in US box office history. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 21, 2016  01:04 pm

Grammys to include streaming-only songs

Grammys to include streaming-only songs

Songs released only on streaming services are to be eligible for Grammy nominations for the first time, as part of changes to the music awards rules. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 17, 2016  04:46 pm

Udta Punjab: India court overrules censor cuts to film

Udta Punjab: India court overrules censor cuts to film

A controversial film depicting drug abuse in Indias Punjab state will be released on Friday with just one cut, the Bombay High Court has ruled. MORE..

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The United Kingdom has just voted to leave the European Union. But why? According to Google, a lot of voters arent really sure. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 25, 2016  04:33 pm

Electric car sets world acceleration record

Electric car sets world acceleration record

An electric racing car built by Swiss student engineers has broken the world record for acceleration by battery-powered vehicles. MORE..

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China builds worlds fastest supercomputer

China builds worlds fastest supercomputer

A new supercomputer from China has topped the latest list of the worlds most powerful machines. MORE..

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Get inside Rolls-Royces unbelievable Vision 100 concept car

Love it or hate it, the concept car that Rolls-Royce unveiled today as a part of parent company BMWs centennial festivities is one of the wildest automotive designs in recent memory. Weve already brought you coverage of the unveiling but howd you like to step inside? MORE..

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