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 I have no faith in astrologers- Maithri

I have no faith in astrologers- Maithri

Opposition Common Candidate Maithripala Sirisena while addressing an election rally expressed that he has no faith or belief in astrologers or personal horoscopes. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 18, 2014  5:46 pm

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Indian fishermen further remanded

Indian fishermen further remanded

A Sri Lankan court today extended till December 31 the remand of 38 Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested for allegedly fishing in the territorial waters of the island nation between September and November this year, the Press Trust of India reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 18, 2014  7:13 pm

Heavy rain falls at some places in the island

Heavy rain falls at some places in the island

Heavy rain falls (more than 100 mm) are also expected at some places, the Met. Dept. predicts MORE...

(0)Comments | December 18, 2014  4:43 pm

Housing project for Meeriyabedde landslide victims

Housing project for Meeriyabedde landslide victims

The resettlement of the families affected by the recent landslide in Meeriyabedde in Koslanda got off the ground today (18th December). Commencing the project Secretary Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa laid the foundation stone for the new housing scheme during a ceremony held there this morning. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 18, 2014  3:57 pm

UNP mob attacks UPFA meeting in Eheliyagoda - CaFFE

UNP mob attacks UPFA meeting in Eheliyagoda - CaFFE

Five persons including a United National Party (UNP) Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council member were wounded and hospitalized following a clash at an election meeting in Eheliyagoda area in Ratnapura, election monitor Campaign for Free & Fair Election (CaFFE) says. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 18, 2014  1:05 pm

O/L Examination 2014 concludes today

O/L Examination 2014 concludes today

The G.C.E Ordinary Level Examination 2014 which commenced 9 December at 4,279 examination centres countrywide, concludes today (18). MORE...

(0)Comments | December 18, 2014  12:04 pm

3,500 landslide prone areas in Sri Lanka

3,500 landslide prone areas in Sri Lanka

Some 3,500 landslide prone areas have been identified in Sri Lanka, the Landslide Research and Risk Management Division (LRRM) says. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 18, 2014  11:06 am

Madras court suggests TN govt. free Lankan doctor

Madras court suggests TN govt. free Lankan doctor

The Madras high court has asked the Tamil Nadu government to consider releasing a Sri Lankan Tamil doctor, now lodged in a special camp for refugees at Poonamallee, so that he could return to his country with his family and reclaim the property they had left behind during the civil war. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 18, 2014  10:18 am

Tissa Attanayake assumes duties

Tissa Attanayake assumes duties

Former General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) Tissa Attanayake assumed duties as the new Minister of Health, this morning. MORE...

video (0)Comments | December 17, 2014  5:06 pm

Part of E01 expressway closed today

Part of E01 expressway closed today

The Police Headquarters says that a part of Southern Expressway will be temporary closed from Dodangoda interchange to Welipenna interchange, today. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 17, 2014  5:06 pm

17 JHU local gov. members to support President, says Gammanpila

17 JHU local gov. members to support President, says Gammanpila

Seventeen out of total 29 Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) local government authorities members have pledged to support President Mahinda Rajapaksa at forthcoming Presidential polls, Udaya Gammanpila said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | December 17, 2014  4:09 pm

UNP opposes Chinas $1.4 billion port project

UNP opposes Chinas $1.4 billion port project

Sri Lankas opposition accused China of destroying the islands pristine beaches and warned Beijing its $1.4 billion port investment could be in jeopardy if they returned to power. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 17, 2014  3:46 pm

Upali Abeyratne sworn in as Supreme Court judge

Upali Abeyratne sworn in as Supreme Court judge

Court of Appeal Judge Upali Abeyratne was sworn in as a Judge of the Supreme Court by President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees, this morning. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 17, 2014  3:12 pm

Maithris election stage damaged in Wanduramba

Maithris election stage damaged in Wanduramba

The police have initiated an investigation in connection with an election violation incident occurred, this morning, in which an unidentified group of people had allegedly damaged a stage and some decorations of Common Candidate Maithripala Sirisena in Wanduramba area in Galle. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 17, 2014  2:28 pm

Gov. says it happy with Tamil Nadu gesture to release fishermen

Gov. says it happy with Tamil Nadu gesture to release fishermen

The Government of Sri Lanka has expressed its happiness and satisfaction over the decision taken by the Government of Tamil Nadu to release the Sri Lankan fishermen under its custody and their boats before Christmas. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 17, 2014  1:55 pm

More showers during next few days

More showers during next few days

Under the influence of an atmospheric disturbance more showers can be expected during next few days, particularly in the Northern and Eastern parts of the country, the Met. Dept. expresses. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 17, 2014  12:18 pm
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Sports

Sri Lanka bat first in dead rubber

Sri Lanka bat first in dead rubber

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat in the seventh and final one-day international against England at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Tuesday. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 16, 2014  2:38 pm

Jayawardene to bid final goodbye to home ODIs against England

Jayawardene to bid final goodbye to home ODIs against England

Making it obvious that he will retire after the 2015 World Cup, former Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene on Monday revealed on social media that the seventh and final ODI against England on Tuesday will be his last at home turf.

(0)Comments | December 15, 2014  4:44 pm

Sri Lanka win 6th ODI to clinch series

Sri Lanka win 6th ODI to clinch series

Sri Lankan fast bowler Suranga Lakmal picked up 4 wickets as England were bowled out for 202 runs giving the home team a 90-run victory in the 6th ODI played at Pallekele on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 13, 2014  5:31 pm

Sangakkara hits 20th ODI century as Sri Lanka post 292-7

Sangakkara hits 20th ODI century as Sri Lanka post 292-7

Kumar Sangakkara hit his 20th one-day hundred to propel Sri Lanka to 292-7 in the sixth game of the one-day series against England on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 13, 2014  2:26 pm

Sri Lanka bat first in 6th ODI

Sri Lanka bat first in 6th ODI

Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat in the sixth ODI against England in Pallekele on Saturday. Sri Lanka are currently leading the series 3-2 while England will be aiming to come back on level terms after their moral boosting win at the same venue on Thursday. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 13, 2014  10:16 am

Entertainment

People receive unexpected amount of money: how they responded was amazing

People receive unexpected amount of money: how they responded was amazing

An intriguing social experiment indicates what the respond of the people when a stranger gives away an unexpected amount of money for their works. MORE...

video (0)Comments | December 11, 2014  06:44 pm

Romesh Gunesekeras Noontide Toll shortlisted for DSC Literature Prize

Romesh Gunesekeras Noontide Toll shortlisted for DSC Literature Prize

The field for the the richest literary prize in south Asia, an eye-popping (for most writers) $50,000 has been halved from the ten-strong longlist. In the fray now are one of the worlds top three writers of Indian origin, vying with one of the worlds top three Sri Lankan authors, two writers from Pakistan, and an author-translator from India....

(0)Comments | November 30, 2014  03:27 pm

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

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Google translate adds 10 more languages, including Sinhala

Google translate adds 10 more languages, including Sinhala

Google has added support for 10 more languages to Google Translate, allowing an additional 200 million people to translate text to and from their native languages. Support for the 10 new languages is now live on the Google Translate web portal, and Google says that support will reach mobile apps shortly. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 13, 2014  10:24 am

Sri Lankas Mogo Reader among 9 global finalists

Sri Lankas Mogo Reader among 9 global finalists

The use of new media to fulfill day to day news requirements has been rapidly increasing in the past two decades. Researchers have found that the young generation tends to get their news through new media elements, proving the much talked decline on usage of newspapers, radio, and now even televisions. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 29, 2014  05:39 pm

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

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A group of police officers apologized to several MPs including Vijitha Herath and Arjuna Ranatunga following a hearing at the Supreme Court on October 07, pertaining to an incident which had taken place in 2010. ...

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(0)Comments | October 14, 2014  12:35 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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Kodikara for President

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