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I am still the General Secretary of SLFP  Maithripala

I am still the General Secretary of SLFP Maithripala

The Common Candidate of the 2015 Presidential Election, Maithripala Sirisena, says that he is still a member and the General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), which recently appointed a new secretary following his defection. MORE..

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PM Modi to meet President at the SAARC summit

PM Modi to meet President at the SAARC summit

While Prime Minister Narendra Modis official programme has no mention of his meeting with Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, he would be meeting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa among others. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  11:03 pm

Why everyone ignores Beruwala shooting incident, Shiral asks

Why everyone ignores Beruwala shooting incident, Shiral asks

Shiral Lakthilaka MP today slammed both the United National Party and the Government of ignoring the shooting incident occurred where a former UNP Pradeshiya Sabha member sustained life threatening injuries in Beruwala on 22 November. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  6:12 pm

Shots fired at UNP office in Harispattuwa

Shots fired at UNP office in Harispattuwa

Gunshots have been fired at the United National Party (UNP) office of Kandy District MP Mohamed Hashim Abdul Haleem, located in the Mawilmadama area in Harispattuwa. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  5:49 pm

President Rajapakse visits Lumbini

President Rajapakse visits Lumbini

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is in Nepal to attend the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit in Kathmandu, today paid homage at the Mayadevi Temple at Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. MORE..

video (0)Comments | November 25, 2014  5:13 pm

No bail for Malaka, remanded until 28 Nov.

No bail for Malaka, remanded until 28 Nov.

Colombo Additional Magistrate today further remanded Minister Mervyn Silvas son Malaka Silva and six other suspects who were arrested on charges of assaulting a foreign couple at a night club in Colombo. MORE...

video | November 25, 2014  3:45 pm

TNA member Sivalogeswaran joins UPFA

TNA member Sivalogeswaran joins UPFA

Seruwila Pradeshiya Sabha member K. Sivalogeswaran of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has defected to the United Peoples Freedom Alliance, this morning. MORE...

video (0)Comments | November 25, 2014  3:03 pm

Embassy seeks information on Lankans in Iraq

Embassy seeks information on Lankans in Iraq

In view of the prevailing security situation in the Iraq, the Sri Lankan Embassy in the country has set up a program to collect details of Sri Lankans who are presently in Iraq on legally and temporary visas. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  2:06 pm

Sri Lankan jailed 1 year for biting workmates finger

Sri Lankan jailed 1 year for biting workmates finger

A Sri Lankan worker, who was under the influence of alcohol when he bit his co-workers finger following a heated argument, has been jailed for one year by a Dubai court. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  1:23 pm

UPFA MP P. Rajadurai joins UNP

UPFA MP P. Rajadurai joins UNP

UPFA Nuwara-Eliya district Parliamentarian Perumal Rajadurai said that he has joined the United National Party (UNP), and will support Maithripala Sirisena at the upcoming election. MORE...

video (0)Comments | November 25, 2014  12:00 pm

Postal voting on 23 and 24 Dec.

Postal voting on 23 and 24 Dec.

Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said that Postal vote for the forthcoming Presidential election will be held on 23 and 24 December. MORE...

video (0)Comments | November 25, 2014  11:15 am

Father-son duo killed in elephant attack

Father-son duo killed in elephant attack

A father and his six-year-old son were killed after being attacked by a wild elephant in the Paludeniya area in Aralaganwila this morning, the Police Spokesmans Office. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  10:38 am

Technical snag delays coastal railway services

Technical snag delays coastal railway services

The Department of Railways says that coastal area train services will be temporary terminated for few hours, this morning. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  10:26 am

Karunanidhi wants debate on fishermen issue in Parliament

Karunanidhi wants debate on fishermen issue in Parliament

M. Karunanidhi yesterday called upon Indian political parties to raise the arrest of Tamil fishermen regularly by the Sri Lankan Navy in the current session of Parliament. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  9:37 am

Flood, mudslide threat returns to Sri Lanka - report

Flood, mudslide threat returns to Sri Lanka - report

Nearly a month after a deadly mudslide struck central Sri Lanka, the danger is returning this week. A slow-moving tropical disturbance will be responsible for expanding torrential rain across Sri Lanka and to southeastern India through Thursday. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  8:49 am

18th SAARC summit: President off to Nepal

18th SAARC summit: President off to Nepal

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, this morning, left for Kathmandu, Nepal, to attend the 18th SAARC Summit, taking place Nov. 25-27. MORE...

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Sports

Phil Hughes critical after being hit by bouncer

Phil Hughes critical after being hit by bouncer

ustralia batsman Phil Hughes is in a critical condition after being hit by a bouncer at the Sydney Cricket Ground. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  1:00 pm

Muralitharan supports ICC clampdown

Muralitharan supports ICC clampdown

Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has revealed he is in favour of the International Cricket Councils clampdown on suspect bowling actions. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  12:13 pm

Hamilton claims F1 world title with Abu Dhabi victory

Hamilton claims F1 world title with Abu Dhabi victory

Mercedes Lewis Hamilton produced a faultless performance in Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening to claim his 11th win of the season and with it his second world drivers crown. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 24, 2014  10:42 am

Asian Beach Games: Sri Lanka wins bronze for mens beach kabaddi

Asian Beach Games: Sri Lanka wins bronze for mens beach kabaddi

Sri Lanka mens beach kabaddi team has won the bronze medal in the 4th Asian Beach Games being held in Phuket, Thailand.

(0)Comments | November 22, 2014  3:45 pm

England tour of Sri Lanka this month

England tour of Sri Lanka this month

With the ICC Cricket World Cup approaching this winter, Englands team are not among the favourites. At present they are ranked fifth, below India, Australia, South Africa and their imminent opponents, Sri Lanka. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 20, 2014  4:19 pm

Entertainment

Imaya liyanage wins silver medal at Miss Earth talent competition

Imaya liyanage wins silver medal at Miss Earth talent competition

Derana Veet Miss Sri Lanka for Miss Earth 2014 Imaya liyanage, who at the moment is representing Sri Lanka at the prestigious Miss Earth pageant , won the silver medal at the Miss Talent competition ( group 2). MORE..

(0)Comments | November 24, 2014  03:20 pm

Happy New Year becomes 1st highest opening Bollywood film in Sri Lanka

Happy New Year becomes 1st highest opening Bollywood film in Sri Lanka

Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt Ltd, makers of 2014 Diwali release Happy New Year, has announced that the box-office collection of the movie at the domestic centres is Rs 183.12 cr at the end of the first week of release. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 4, 2014  10:50 am

Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts get World Cup Satisfaction

Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts get World Cup Satisfaction

The Rolling Stones Front man Mick Jagger and drummer Charlie Watts were introduced to the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy and given a private tour of the Bradman Museum at the Adelaide Oval by John, Don Bradmans son. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 27, 2014  02:42 pm

Brisbane man gets pranked by Australian-Sri Lankan comedian

Brisbane man gets pranked by Australian-Sri Lankan comedian

A man from Brisbanes southside unwittingly became the butt of the joke after posting an online advertisement with very specific requirements of a potential house mate. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 19, 2014  03:10 pm

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Sony Pictures Hacked And Blackmailed

Sony Pictures Hacked And Blackmailed

Today, employees across the Sony Pictures offices were greeted with a strange picture as they tried to login to their computers. Since this afternoon, computers at the company have been completely unresponsive, showing a glowering CGI skeleton, a series of URL addresses, and a threatening message from a hacker group....

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  12:33 pm

LG G3 Review on Derana Tech Guru - Episode 11

LG G3 Review on Derana Tech Guru - Episode 11

Watch the latest episode of Derana Tech Guru (Tech in Sinhala), Sri Lankas first internationally standard technology programme. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 20, 2014  11:00 am

Derana Tech Guru Episode 08 iPhone 6 Review

Derana Tech Guru Episode 08  iPhone 6 Review

Watch the latest episode of Derana Tech Guru (Tech in Sinhala), Sri Lankas first internationally standard technology programme. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 26, 2014  02:30 pm

Derana Tech Guru Episode 05 Tech in Sinhala

Derana Tech Guru Episode 05  Tech in Sinhala

Watch the latest episode of Derana Tech Guru (Tech in Sinhala), Sri Lankas first internationally standard technology programme.

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Speculation has been rife regarding a possible calling for Sri Lanka powerful Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa to enter into mainstream politics, following in the footsteps ...

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