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Body of Lasantha Wickrematunge exhumed

Body of Lasantha Wickrematunge exhumed

The body of a Sri Lankan journalist gunned down in the final months of the countrys brutal civil war in 2009 is being exhumed on Tuesday as part of a fresh investigation into his death. MORE...

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Unite and live together as Sri Lankans - Kiriella

Unite and live together as Sri Lankans - Kiriella

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Sri Lankan arrested for brewing alcohol at apartment

Sri Lankan arrested for brewing alcohol at apartment

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Mahindananda released on bail

Mahindananda released on bail

MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage, who was arrested and remanded on money laundering charges, has been released on bail by the Colombo Chief Magistrates Court a short while ago, the Ada Derana reporter confirmed. MORE..

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Two cops dead after motorcycle-lorry crash in Katana

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Treasury approval mandatory for PC members attending overseas workshops

Treasury approval mandatory for PC members attending overseas workshops

President Maithripala Sirisena has directed that Treasury approval is mandatory to Provincial Councillors attending overseas workshops, the Presidents Media Division said. MORE..

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Minor tremor in Galle; no damages

Minor tremor in Galle; no damages

A minor tremor has been reported from the Galle area this morning (27), the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) told Ada Derana. MORE..

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Man killed by wild elephant in Uhana

Man killed by wild elephant in Uhana

An individual has been trampled to death by a wild elephant in Uhana early hours of this morning (19), the police said. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 26, 2016  9:07 pm

Gammanpila hopeful that Vigneswaran will be arrested

Gammanpila hopeful that Vigneswaran will be arrested

Im hopeful that Northern Province Chief Minister C. V. Vigneswaran would be arrested and remanded, Pivithuru Hela Urumaya leader Udaya Gammanpila says. MORE...

video (0)Comments | September 26, 2016  5:30 pm

Finance Ministry further clarifies on amended VAT bill

Finance Ministry further clarifies on amended VAT bill

Although the retail and wholesale merchants whose daily turnover exceed Rs.138, 000 will be brought under the threshold for the payment of VAT, in accordance with the proposed VAT amendment Bill, the VAT will really be charged only on the revenue accumulated on the sale of VATable goods, the Finance Ministry clarifies. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 26, 2016  4:11 pm

Police seize 82 kg of Kerala Ganja

Police seize 82 kg of Kerala Ganja

The police in a joint operation have seized 82 kg of Kerala Cannabis in the coastal area of Palai in Jaffna. MORE...

video (0)Comments | September 26, 2016  3:07 pm

Body of Lasantha who foresaw his murder to be exhumed tomorrow

Body of Lasantha who foresaw his murder to be exhumed tomorrow

The body of a celebrated Sri Lankan journalist gunned down in the final months of the countrys brutal civil war in 2009 will be exhumed on Tuesday as part of a fresh investigation into his death. MORE...

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

Czech President, ForMin to visit Sri Lanka separately in 2017

Czech President, ForMin to visit Sri Lanka separately in 2017

Czech President Milos Zeman and Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek (Social Democrats, CSSD) will visit Sri Lanka on two separate occasions next year, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD), the Prague Monitor news agency reports. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 26, 2016  1:51 pm

HC issues notice on Tissa Attanayake

HC issues notice on Tissa Attanayake

The Colombo High Court has issued a notice on former General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) Tissa Attanayake in case against him for allegedly preparing fraudulent documents, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...

| September 26, 2016  11:57 am

Uni student killed in motorbike accident

Uni student killed in motorbike accident

An undergraduate of the University of Peradeniya has been killed after his motorbike had collided with a lorry, police said. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 26, 2016  11:25 am

Sri Lankan PM to visit New Zealand for first time

Sri Lankan PM to visit New Zealand for first time

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has announced that his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe will make an official visit to New Zealand this weekend. MORE...

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Sports

Golf star Arnold Palmer dies

Golf star Arnold Palmer dies

American Arnold Palmer, known as The King of professional golf, died on Sunday in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was 87-years-old. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 27, 2016  9:32 am

IIT basketball team wins Gold Medal at UITM International Sports Fiesta in Malaysia

IIT basketball team wins Gold Medal at UITM International Sports Fiesta in Malaysia

The Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) emerged winners at the Eleventh UITM International Sports Fiesta 2016 tournament held in Selangor, Malaysia recently. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 20, 2016  2:52 pm

Dinesh Chandimal undergoes surgery

Dinesh Chandimal undergoes surgery

Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lankas wicket keeper - batsman, has undergone a surgery after injuring his hand in a domestic game last week. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 19, 2016  2:29 pm

Bangladeshi cricketer Shakib escapes helicopter crash

Bangladeshi cricketer Shakib escapes helicopter crash

One person was killed while four others sustained injuries after a helicopter crashed in Bangladeshs Coxs Bazar, one of the worlds largest natural sandy sea beaches on Friday. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 17, 2016  2:53 pm

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique says they will learn from Alaves defeat

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique says they will learn from Alaves defeat

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique said they will have last weeks surprise home defeat to Alaves at the forefront of their minds when they visit La Liga newcomers Leganes on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 17, 2016  10:58 am

Entertainment

 Another high-profile Hollywood couple splits

Another high-profile Hollywood couple splits

Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts are separating after 11 years together. The celebrity couple says in a joint statement theyve come to the conclusion that the best way forward for us as a family is to separate as a couple. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 27, 2016  09:19 am

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, bringing an end to what began as the worlds most tabloid headline-generating romance before morphing into a glamorous engine of family and philanthropy.MORE..

(0)Comments | September 22, 2016  12:15 pm

Fawad Khan, Salman Khan join hands for Nitin Kakkars next

Fawad Khan, Salman Khan join hands for Nitin Kakkars next

B-town has long been abuzz with rumors that Fawad Khan will be seen in a movie that will be made under Salman Khans production house called SKF (Salman Khan Film). MORE..

(0)Comments | September 20, 2016  02:37 pm

Memorial tributes at Emmys Awards

Memorial tributes at Emmys Awards

​Garry Shandling, Gene Wilder and Anton Yelchin were among several late celebrities that received a touching tribute at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday. MORE..

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Technology

Nintendo 64 Emulator Available on Xbox One Games Store

Nintendo 64 Emulator Available on Xbox One Games Store

Following a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) emulator that was to be available for the Xbox One, only to be pulled at the last minute, it seems that a Nintendo 64 emulator can be purchased on the Xbox One storefront. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 27, 2016  08:51 am

Priest delivery is the Japans newest technology innovation

Priest delivery is the Japans newest technology innovation

Cue the internet. In modern Japan, a Buddhist priest can now be found just a few mouse clicks away, on Amazon.com. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 22, 2016  02:10 pm

WhatsApp wants you to stop muting group chats

WhatsApp wants you to stop muting group chats

An update to the messaging tool WhatsApp now allows users to tag people in group chats so they receive a notification. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 20, 2016  04:26 pm

iPhone 7 home button is useless with gloves or in sports armbands

iPhone 7 home button is useless with gloves or in sports armbands

The iPhone 7s new solid-state home button does not work without skin contact, rendering the phone inaccessible when placed inside a sports armband, a waterproof case or when the user is wearing touch screen gloves. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 19, 2016  04:51 pm

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