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VIDEO: Girl,13, stabs her six-year old sister in Badalkumbura

VIDEO: Girl,13, stabs her six-year old sister in Badalkumbura

A six-year-old girl was stabbed by her 13-year-old sister in Badalkumbura, Monaragala, police say, and the reason behind the stabbing is unknown as to yet. MORE...

video (0)Comments | August 21, 2014  12:45 pm

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India and Lanka to share intelligence on drug trafficking

India and Lanka to share intelligence on drug trafficking

The first Director General levels talks between Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), India and Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB), Sri Lanka was held at New Delhi today. Both sides shared the concern over growing menace of Narcotic Drugs and latest trends in Narcotics smuggling in Indo-Sri Lankan sector. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  4:22 pm

Proposal to shift a section of Lankan refugees from Indian camp

Proposal to shift a section of Lankan refugees from Indian camp

A proposal for shifting a section of Sri Lankan Refugees at Bhavani Sagar camp to another location in the area has been made to the district administration by the Commissioner of Rehabilitation P. Anand. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  3:38 pm

UNP office in Galahagama attacked

UNP office in Galahagama attacked

An election office of the United National Party (UNP) in Galahagama, Uva - Paranagama, was attacked around 3 a.m, this morning. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  3:07 pm

TNA to raise 13A with Modi

TNA to raise 13A with Modi

Leaders of TNA are to push their case for full implementation of the contentious thirteenth amendment to the Constitution during a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) delegation leaves for India today for their first meeting with the new Indian government. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  2:28 pm

VIDEO: Digambaram and Ganeshan appointed Deputy Ministers

VIDEO: Digambaram and Ganeshan appointed Deputy Ministers

MP P. Digambaram has been appointed as the Deputy Minister of National Languages and Social Integration and Praba Ganeshan has been appointed as the Deputy Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology.

video (0)Comments | August 21, 2014  1:09 pm

Health sector staff call off strike

Health sector staff call off strike

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed relevant authorities to expedite the process to provide adequate answers for issues faced by the health sector junior staff. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  11:32 am

Sri Lankan inmate marries in Indian detainee camp

Sri Lankan inmate marries in Indian detainee camp

A 33-year-old inmate of the special camp for foreigners in Cheyyar married his relative at a simple function amid tight security on Wednesday. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  11:19 am

Showers in Western province - Met. Department

Showers in Western province - Met. Department

The Meterology Department says that showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts. Showers may spread to the North-Western province too. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  9:56 am

Tamil asylum-seeker court case may see UN intervene

Tamil asylum-seeker court case may see UN intervene

The United Nations may become involved in the case of the Tamil asylum seekers who were detained on an Australian customs boat, with a court hearing to take place in Canberra in October. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  7:53 am

Probe will continue despite ban - Pillay

Probe will continue despite ban - Pillay

Despite Sri Lanka’s refusal to grant visas to the United Nations (UN) team investigating into alleged war crimes in the country, the organization said it will continue its probe into the matter. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 20, 2014  6:01 pm

VIDEO: Meegalewa kidnapping - area residents hold demonstration

VIDEO: Meegalewa kidnapping - area residents hold demonstration

Some 500 residents of Meegalewa area held a demonstration this morning in front of the Galgamuwa Courts complex, demanding strict legal action against those who apprehended in connection with the kidnapping of a four-year old child. MORE...

video (0)Comments | August 20, 2014  4:57 pm

Modi calls meeting on India-Sri Lanka fishermen issue

Modi calls meeting on India-Sri Lanka fishermen issue

The Indian Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has convened a meeting to explore a long-term solution to the contentious fishermen issue between India and Sri Lanka. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 20, 2014  3:15 pm

Homicide in Seeduwa

Homicide in Seeduwa

A girl, 21, was stabbed to death by her boyfriend in Amandoluwa area in Seeduwa, last night, police said. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 20, 2014  2:59 pm

Ban Ki-moon supports Pillay’s investigation - Dujarric

Ban Ki-moon supports Pillay’s investigation - Dujarric

The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon fully supports the OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka, Spokesperson for Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric says. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 20, 2014  2:01 pm

Kudu Nuwan arrested - Police

Kudu Nuwan arrested - Police

A notorious drug peddler known as Kudu Nuwan was arrested this morning by a group of police officers attached to the Colombo Crime Division. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 20, 2014  1:09 pm
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Sports

Jayawardene exits; Dilshan, Sangakkara and Herath not far behind: Sri Lanka consider direction

Jayawardene exits; Dilshan, Sangakkara and Herath not far behind: Sri Lanka consider direction

Sri Lanka are banking on young talent to see them through a transitional phase in Test cricket despite the departure of one batting great, another approaching retirement and an ageing spinner in the ranks. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  10:34 am

Sri Lanka win Test series; fitting farewell for Mahela

Sri Lanka win Test series; fitting farewell for Mahela

Sri Lanka gave former captain Mahela Jayawardene a winning farewell after Rangana Herath skittled Pakistan once more in the second Test in Colombo a short while ago. Pakistan, set a series-levelling target of 271 runs, were all out for 165. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 18, 2014  11:13 am

Sri Lanka set Pakistan 271-run target

Sri Lanka set Pakistan 271-run target

Pakistan were set a target of 271 to win the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Sunday and draw the two-match series 1-1. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 17, 2014  2:44 pm

Western Warriors win Carlton Super 7s overall title

Western Warriors win Carlton Super 7s overall title

Western Warriors were crowned the overall champions of the Carlton Super 7s powered by Dialog eZ Cash while Northern Gladiators won the international leg of the tournament. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 17, 2014  1:59 pm

Jayawardene falls for 54 in final Test innings

Jayawardene falls for 54 in final Test innings

Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene was dismissed for 54 in his last Test innings on the fourth day of the second Test against Pakistan on Sunday. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 17, 2014  11:20 am

Entertainment

Robin Williams, actor and comedian, dies at 63

Robin Williams, actor and comedian, dies at 63

Robin Williams, who died Monday at age 63, harnessed his zany comic persona to become one of Hollywood’s most celebrated and bankable movie stars. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 12, 2014  10:22 am

Shaan to perform in Colombo

Shaan to perform in Colombo

Bollywood playback singer Shaan is set to perform in Colombo, the Indian High Commission has announced. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 10, 2014  04:34 pm

Beatles documentary to be directed by Ron Howard

Beatles documentary to be directed by Ron Howard

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is to direct a documentary about the early years of the Beatles. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 17, 2014  04:06 pm

Jennifer Lopez cancels performance at World Cup in Brazil

Jennifer Lopez cancels performance at World Cup in Brazil

If you were hoping to watch Jennifer Lopez perform in Thursday’s World Cup opening ceremony, you’re out of luck. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 9, 2014  08:22 pm

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Derana Tech Guru Episode 04 – Tech in Sinhala

Derana Tech Guru Episode 04 – Tech in Sinhala

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

(0)Comments | August 15, 2014  04:02 pm

YouTube to buy Twitch for $1 billion - report

YouTube to buy Twitch for $1 billion - report

Google has reached a deal to buy game livestreaming firm Twitch for $1 billion, according to a report by Variety. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 19, 2014  09:57 am

Apple wins close to $120M in patent lawsuit against Samsung

Apple wins close to $120M in patent lawsuit against Samsung

Samsung was ordered Friday to pay Apple $119.6 million after a California jury determined the South Korea-based company guilty of infringing Apple’s patents, Reuters reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 5, 2014  03:52 pm

Android app pirates plead guilty to copyright infringement

Android app pirates plead guilty to copyright infringement

The US Department of Justice has broken new ground when it comes to prosecuting counterfeit mobile app distributors. For the first time, the government has convicted two men for illegally selling copies of copyrighted apps. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 25, 2014  04:55 pm

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Hambantota difficult to clear

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who hosted the chief editors and media heads for his monthly breakfast meeting on Thursday (24), was asked about the attack on a group of UNP Parliamentarians which took place in Hambantota recently ...

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(0)Comments | April 27, 2014  3:28 pm

President ‘No-Balls’ Sanath

Sri Lanka’s most senior cricketers Mahela Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara had strongly criticised the country’s cricket administration, upon returning to the country after winning the Twenty20 World Cup in Bangladesh ...

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(0)Comments | April 27, 2014  4:34 pm

Still no invitation for Gota

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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