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Some reservations about new SLFP organisers - Arundika

Some reservations about new SLFP organisers - Arundika

Deputy Minister Arundika Fernando says that no one can accuse President Maithripala Sirisena of taking sudden decisions with regard to removing several SLFP stalwarts from organiser posts as those members were given plenty of opportunities to resolve issues through discussion. MORE..

video (0)Comments | August 24, 2016  4:38 pm

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Reforms aims to simplify tax, increase base, compliance - Ravi

Reforms aims to simplify tax, increase base, compliance - Ravi

Sri Lankas new government is drafting reforms aimed at simplifying taxes, widening the tax base and increasing compliance, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said on Wednesday. MORE..

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Govt slams news reports sabotaging economic development

Govt slams news reports sabotaging economic development

The Government of Sri Lanka today denied as misleading news reports alleging that it will obtain the services of a leading global law firm to prepare new laws and that professionals walked out from discussions on the proposed trade agreement with India. MORE..

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Earthquake hits Myanmar, tremors felt across east India

Earthquake hits Myanmar, tremors felt across east India

An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 on the Richter Scale hit Myanmar on Wednesday afternoon with tremors felt across Thailand, Bangladesh and east India. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 24, 2016  5:23 pm

Govt to establish National Information Centre

Govt to establish National Information Centre

Sri Lankas Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal to establish a National Information Centre, which will coordinate official information and act as the governments official media spokesperson. MORE..

video (0)Comments | August 24, 2016  3:11 pm

Miss Earth Angelia Ong to arrive in Sri Lanka

Miss Earth Angelia Ong to arrive in Sri Lanka

Angelia Ong, the winner of the Miss Earth 2015 pageant, will arrive in Sri Lanka on Friday (26). She will be here on a special invitation by TV Derana and she is expected to crown the winner of Derana Miss Sri Lanka for Miss Earth 2016. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 24, 2016  2:29 pm

Anura Senanayake and Sumith Perera further remanded

Anura Senanayake and Sumith Perera further remanded

Former Senior DIG Anura Senanayake and former Crime OIC of the Narahenpita Police Station Sumith Perera, who were arrested in connection with the murder of rugby player Wasim Thajudeen, have been further remanded by the Colombo Magistrates Court. MORE..

video | August 24, 2016  1:58 pm

Sri Lankan student jailed for con on UK company

Sri Lankan student jailed for con on UK company

A Sri Lankan student and an Indian shop worker have been jailed after they helped launder almost 200,000 stolen from Exeter Chiefs sponsor South West Communications in the United Kingdom. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 24, 2016  12:59 pm

Janaka Wakkumbura to resign as SLFP Organiser

Janaka Wakkumbura to resign as SLFP Organiser

UPFA Ratnapura District MP Janaka Wakkumbura says that he will resign from the position of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Organiser for Kalawana electorate. MORE..

video (0)Comments | August 24, 2016  11:50 am

Nine injured after van topples into precipice

Nine injured after van topples into precipice

At least nine persons were wounded and hospitalised after a van veered off the road and toppled into a precipice near the 24th km post on the Rawana Ella Road in Ella. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 24, 2016  11:28 am

Indian court orders release of SL refugee, allows him to return

Indian court orders release of SL refugee, allows him to return

A 28-year-old Sri Lankan refugee, who was lodged at the Mandapam refugee camp in Tamil Nadu for illegally staying in India, was released following the Madras High Court orders. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 24, 2016  10:59 am

Hooters, horns banned from match venues - SLC

Hooters, horns banned from match venues - SLC

Spectators are informed that hooters and horns are banned at cricket match venues and that security will confiscate them if found within the premises, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement today. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 24, 2016  8:20 am

Ex-Directors of SLTDA remanded

Ex-Directors of SLTDA remanded

Three former Directors attached to the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority have been remanded until September 6, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE..

video | August 23, 2016  9:35 pm

Asian electoral foundation notes issues in Sri Lanka

Asian electoral foundation notes issues in Sri Lanka

Money politics, weak political parties and violence still mar democratic elections in Asian countries, Asia Network for Free and Fair Elections (ANFREL) chairperson Damaso G. Magbual stated on Tuesday. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 23, 2016  6:55 pm

Private bus driver gets 3 months in jail for DUI charge

Private bus driver gets 3 months in jail for DUI charge

A private bus driver who was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol has been sentenced to 3 months in prison by the Colombo Hulftsdorp Court. MORE..

| August 23, 2016  5:29 pm

Probe launched into Peradeniya Uni. clash

Probe launched into Peradeniya Uni. clash

Police have launched an investigation into the clash which took place between two groups of students at the University of Peradeniya. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 23, 2016  3:36 pm

Sports

Sri Lanka beats Australia, level ODI series 1-1

Sri Lanka beats Australia, level ODI series 1-1

Skipper Angelo Mathews Wednesday led from the front with his allround showing to help Sri Lanka register a comprehensive 82-run win against Australia in the second one-day international to level the series at 1-1 in Colombo. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 24, 2016  10:17 pm

Faulkner claims hat-trick as Sri Lanka all out for 288

Faulkner claims hat-trick as Sri Lanka all out for 288

James Faulkner claimed his maiden ODI hat-trick, as Sri Lanka were shot out for an above par total of 288 within 49 overs, in the second ODI vs Australia, at Colombo. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 24, 2016  6:39 pm

Sri Lanka bat first in 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka bat first in 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka won the toss opted to bat first in the second ODI against Australia at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 24, 2016  2:26 pm

Angelo Perera replaces injured Pradeep for Sri Lanka

Angelo Perera replaces injured Pradeep for Sri Lanka

A hamstring injury aggravated by Nuwan Pradeep has resulted in Sri Lanka calling up Angelo Perera to the one-day international squad for the second match against Australia. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 23, 2016  5:05 pm

Australia strike first in opening ODI

Australia strike first in opening ODI

Half-centuries from Steve Smith and Aaron Finch lifted Australia to a morale-boosting three-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the opening one-day international in Colombo on Sunday.

(0)Comments | August 21, 2016  10:50 pm

Entertainment

Avengers: Infinity War to add Another Marvel character

Avengers: Infinity War to add Another Marvel character

According to the sources, Infinity war is all set to introduce a new Marvel superhero for the upcoming and well-anticipated Avengers. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 22, 2016  12:01 pm

Amber Heard to donate entire Johnny Depp divorce settlement to charity

Amber Heard to donate entire Johnny Depp divorce settlement to charity

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp reached an agreement in their highly publicized divorce. The actress is speaking out about how she plans on putting her $7 million settlement to good use. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 19, 2016  10:51 am

Jacqueline to train for action in her next

Jacqueline to train for action in her next

Jacqueline Fernandez is gearing up to train for action sequences for her next film, which will be directed by Tarun Mansukhani. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 18, 2016  12:58 pm

Fans celebrate 4 years of DeepVeer on Twitter

Fans celebrate 4 years of DeepVeer on Twitter

Fans of Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh, popularly known as DeepVeer fans are celebrating fourth year of togetherness. MORE..

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Ford promises fleets of driverless cars within five years

Ford promises fleets of driverless cars within five years

In the race to develop driverless cars, several automakers and technology companies are already testing vehicles that pilot themselves on public roads. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 22, 2016  02:57 pm

iPhone 7 will finally get rid of outdated home button

iPhone 7 will finally get rid of outdated home button

We are less than a month away from the release of the new iPhone, likely to be called the iPhone 7, and the leaks wont stop coming. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 9, 2016  12:27 pm

SwiftKey bug leaked emails and other personal information

SwiftKey bug leaked emails and other personal information

People use SwiftKey because it helps predict the words theyre trying to type, and usually, the service works pretty well. However, over the past week, some users reported that their keyboards were populating with other peoples email addresses and searched phrases. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 31, 2016  01:39 pm

Worlds biggest online piracy site goes offline as founder is arrested

Worlds biggest online piracy site goes offline as founder is arrested

The alleged boss of the worlds biggest online piracy site, Kickass Torrents, was hit with US criminal charges Wednesday, accused of distributing over $1 billion worth of illegally copied films, music and other content. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 21, 2016  06:45 pm

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