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Night races then, micro hospitals now  PM

Night races then, micro hospitals now PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that under the good governance government today micro hospitals will be dispatched from the location, previously used for night races under the former government led by Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE..

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President Sirisena is a man of wisdom Canadian Foreign Minister

President Sirisena is a man of wisdom  Canadian Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister of Canada Stephane Dion said that Canada would provide every possible assistance to the steps taken by the government of President Maithripala Sirisena to strengthen democracy, the rule of law, reconciliation and economic development. MORE...

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JO protest march reaches Hingula

JO protest march reaches Hingula

The protest march commenced by the Joint Opposition has concluded its journey for today as it reached Ganetanna area in Hingula a short while ago. MORE...

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SC rejects Wimals petition

SC rejects Wimals petition

The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition filed by MP Wimal Weerawansa seeking an order to halt an investigation launched against him by the Bribery Commission. MORE...

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Four arrested over lorry, rice and cash robbery

Four arrested over lorry, rice and cash robbery

Four suspects have been arrested over the robbery of a lorry transporting rice worth over Rs 2.2 million and cash in the Mahawa area. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 28, 2016  4:25 pm

Ambulance Service, a unique example of Indo-Lanka friendship: Modi

Ambulance Service, a unique example of Indo-Lanka friendship: Modi

Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi says that the success of the launch of the Ambulance Service represents a concrete result of how the close partnership of India and Sri Lanka benefits the people on the ground. MORE..

video (0)Comments | July 28, 2016  2:49 pm

Namal and five others named suspects in Hellocorp case

Namal and five others named suspects in Hellocorp case

Hambantota district MP Namal Rajapaksa and five others have been named as suspects over money laundering charges in connection with a case filed at the Colombo Magitsrates Court, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...

video | July 28, 2016  1:52 pm

Artificially creating sugar highs in market not helpful CB Governor

Artificially creating sugar highs in market not helpful  CB Governor

Sri Lankas central bank governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy says that while stock market sentiment is presently subdued, he does not believe there are any quick fixes to the problem and that trying to create sugar highs by artificially boosting asset markets or growth will not help. MORE..

video (0)Comments | July 28, 2016  1:35 pm

Pope Francis warns the world is at war after Europe attacks

Pope Francis warns the world is at war after Europe attacks

Pope Francis has warned that a recent wave of jihadist attacks in Europe is proof that the world is at war. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 28, 2016  12:02 pm

Three arrested after robbing private dispensary

Three arrested after robbing private dispensary

Three people have been taken into custody after they allegedly looted cash and gold from a Doctors private dispensary in the Ranna area, Hambantota. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 28, 2016  11:45 am

Woman found strangled to death in Kiribathgoda

Woman found strangled to death in Kiribathgoda

A 76-year-old woman was strangulated to death at her house in Kiribathgoda, the police said. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 28, 2016  11:39 am

Protest march of the Joint Opposition commences

Protest march of the Joint Opposition commences

The protest march of the Joint Opposition was commenced from Peradeniya a short while ago on Thursday (28) morning. MORE...

video (0)Comments | July 28, 2016  11:15 am

China asked for 15,000 acres of land In Sri Lanka for a million worker SEZ

China asked for 15,000 acres of land In Sri Lanka for a million worker SEZ

China just requested 15,000 acres of land in southern Sri Lanka for the creation of a special economic zone that will reputedly create one million jobs, according to the countrys Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 28, 2016  9:50 am

Laws enforced better during Gotabayas time - Gemunu

Laws enforced better during Gotabayas time - Gemunu

The laws were enforced than now when Gotabaya Rajapaksa was the Defence Secretary, President of the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association Gemunu Wijeratne has said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | July 28, 2016  9:46 am

Families of missing people demand more information

Families of missing people demand more information

Families of those who reportedly went missing during the 26-year-long civil war in Sri Lanka are demanding more detailed information from the authorities on their fate and whereabouts, a study has found. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 28, 2016  9:31 am

Stern action against those defying court orders - IGP

Stern action against those defying court orders - IGP

Stern action will be taken against anyone attempting to defy court orders and engage in political activities, IGP Pujith Jayasundara said today. MORE...

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Sports

Kusal Mendis scores 150 against Australia

Kusal Mendis scores 150 against Australia

Kusal Mendis scored 150 while playing against Australia in the 2nd innings of the first Test at Pallekele a short while ago.

(0)Comments | July 28, 2016  3:05 pm

Kusal Mendis scores maiden Test century

Kusal Mendis scores maiden Test century

Kusal Mendis scored his maiden Test century while playing against Australia in the 2nd innings of the first Test at Pallekele a short while ago. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 28, 2016  1:04 pm

Herath spins Sri Lanka back into the contest

Herath spins Sri Lanka back into the contest

Rangana Herath was always going to be key to Sri Lankas hopes in this series, and it took only until the second morning for him to send some jitters through the Australian order. Herath picked up three of the four wickets that fell during the extended morning session.

(0)Comments | July 27, 2016  2:23 pm

Sri Lanka all out for 117

Sri Lanka all out for 117

Nathan Lyon struck twice very first over after lunch as Lyons final figures of 3 for 12 along with the aid provided from the pace department helped Australia bundle Sri Lanka out for 117 in 34.2 overs on Day 1 of the first Test.

(0)Comments | July 26, 2016  1:45 pm

Sri Lanka win the toss and elect to bat first against Australia

Sri Lanka win the toss and elect to bat first against Australia

Sri Lanka have won the toss and elected to bat first in the first Test against Australia in Kandy.

(0)Comments | July 26, 2016  9:54 am

Entertainment

Rohit Khandelwal becomes first Indian to win Mr. World

Rohit Khandelwal becomes first Indian to win Mr. World

Rohit Khandelwal has become the first Indian to win the coveted title of Mr. World 2016 at the grand finale of the Mr. World competition held at the Southport Theatre & Convention Centre in Southport, UK. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 22, 2016  11:40 am

Garry Marshall dies at 81

Garry Marshall dies at 81

Garry Marshall who directed the hit movies Pretty Woman and The Princess Diaries has passed away last evening (19) due to pneumonia at the age 81. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 20, 2016  10:17 am

Mick Jagger is becoming a dad for the 8th time

Mick Jagger is becoming a dad for the 8th time

The rolling stones frontman, who is 72 is expecting his eighth child from his 29 year old girlfriend Ballerina Melanie Hamrick. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 16, 2016  12:23 pm

Prince George to recieve a Puppy on his birthday

Prince George to recieve a Puppy on his birthday

Prince George turns three on next Friday (22). His parents Prince William And Duchess Catherine plans to buy a Train set and Bolonka Zwetnas dog, a breed which can cost up to 1,800. MORE..

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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

Pokmon Go keeps shattering records

Pokmon Go keeps shattering records

A week after its initial release, the hype around Pokmon Go is still growing. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 14, 2016  04:55 pm

NASAs Juno spacecraft enters Jupiters orbit

NASAs Juno spacecraft enters Jupiters orbit

NASAS Juno spacecraft capped a five-year journey to Jupiter late Monday with a do-or-die engine burn to sling itself into orbit, setting the stage for a 20-month dance around the biggest planet in the solar system to learn how and where it formed. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 5, 2016  01:30 pm

Tesla autopilot is being investigated after Model S driver dies in crash

Tesla autopilot is being investigated after Model S driver dies in crash

Federal regulators opened a preliminary probe into the autopilot feature on a Tesla Model S electric car after a fatal crash involving the technology, Tesla said Thursday. MORE..

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