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Vote for anyone except Rajapaksa  JVP

Vote for anyone except Rajapaksa JVP

Revealing their stance on the forthcoming Presidential Election, Sri Lankas Marxist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today stated that it has no conditions with any of the candidates, however urged the public to vote for any candidate of their choice, except President Mahinda Rajapaksa. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 24, 2014  5:16 pm

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JHU to announce its decision on 27 Nov.

JHU to announce its decision on 27 Nov.

The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) today launched an awareness program to announce the general public on its recommendations to the government. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 24, 2014  5:01 pm

Tamil Nadu seeks PM Modis intervention for release of fishermen

Tamil Nadu seeks PM Modis intervention for release of fishermen

Tamil Nadu government today sought the Centres intervention for the release of 14 Indian fishermen arrested by the Lankan navy on Sunday, and raised the issue of financial package for the community. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 24, 2014  2:27 pm

UNPs Palithas rubbish crossover rumours

UNPs Palithas rubbish crossover rumours

UNP parliamentarians Palitha Range Bandara and Palitha Thewarapperuma today dispelled rumours that they are to crossover to the government, saying that they will not betray the valuable vote given to them by the people, in exchange for money. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 24, 2014  1:44 pm

Maithri non-attending for todays Budget reading

Maithri non-attending for todays Budget reading

Opposition Common Candidate Maithripala Sirisena today said that the country has witnessed an extensive transformation within the last 72-hours since his announcement to contest President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the forthcoming Presidential election next year. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 24, 2014  1:31 pm

Refugee camps under tight surveillance over illegal ferry plan

Refugee camps under tight surveillance over illegal ferry plan

A tip-off that a group of Sri Lankan Tamils were getting ready for an illegal ferry to Australia from a spot in Tharangambadi in Nagapattinam district has brought all refugee camps in Tamil Nadu under the tight surveillance of intelligence sleuths. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 24, 2014  12:38 pm

Emmys awards to host in the US tonight

Emmys awards to host in the US tonight

Britain is leading the International Emmys nominations list, competing for six accolades at tonights awards show in New York, in which the controversial Channel 4 documentary No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka has been nominated for an award. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 24, 2014  11:25 am

Third reading vote of Budget 2015 today

Third reading vote of Budget 2015 today

The vote on the third reading of Budget 2015 is scheduled to take place in Parliament, today. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 24, 2014  10:37 am

Missing school principal returns home

Missing school principal returns home

The principal of the Hewavitharana Vidyalaya in Rajagiriya, who was reported missing for the past five days, has returned to his home last night, police said. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 24, 2014  9:51 am

Dont use Popes visit for political gains - Church

Dont use Popes visit for political gains - Church

Sri Lankas Catholic church on Sunday asked all political parties to refrain from using the Popes visit for political gains during the presidential polls in January.

(0)Comments | November 24, 2014  8:47 am

Navy arrests 14 Indian fishermen

Navy arrests 14 Indian fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy on Sunday arrested 14 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters. Navy Spokesman Commander Kosala Warnakulasuriya said they were arrested off the coast of Jaffnas Delft islet this morning at around 10 am local time. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 23, 2014  11:50 pm

Rajapaksa treated as a cash cow by those around him - Rajiva

Rajapaksa treated as a cash cow by those around him - Rajiva

Leader of the Liberal Party of Sri Lanka MP Rajiva Wijesinha says that it is important that Mahinda Rajapaksa does not win the forthcoming Presidential Election, because if he wins the consequences for Sri Lankas armed forces will be very negative. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 23, 2014  6:39 pm

No more betrayers in UPFA: Minister Pavithra

No more betrayers in UPFA: Minister Pavithra

Minister of Power and Energy Pavithra Wanniarachchi assured that no one else will leave the party nor betray it as ex-General Secretary Maithripala Sirisena did. MORE...

video (0)Comments | November 23, 2014  6:26 pm

Transfer of 10,000 cops postponed

 Transfer of 10,000 cops postponed

The police headquarters today announced that transfer of some 10,000 police officers scheduled to come into effect on 1 January, 2015 have been postponed due to the forthcoming Presidential election. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 23, 2014  4:30 pm

Two houses attacked in Madampe

Two houses attacked in Madampe

Campaign for Free and Fair Elections says that it has received two pre-election related violence from Madagama in Madampe area. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 23, 2014  3:21 pm

Dambulla onion farmers stage protest

Dambulla onion farmers stage protest

Big onion farmers in Dambulla staged a protest blocking the Jaffna- Kandy A9 road near the Dambulla Economic Center, this morning. The police said that a part of the A-9 road from Dambulla clock tower had been closed, and now open for traffic. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 23, 2014  2:06 pm
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Sports

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

Mathews top in ICC Rankings for ODI all-rounders

Mathews top in ICC Rankings for ODI all-rounders

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews is now the No 1 all-rounder in the International Cricket Councils (ICC) Rankings for One-Day International (ODI) All-rounders.

(0)Comments | November 18, 2014  10:38 am

Sri Lanka suffer first 0-5 whitewash

Sri Lanka suffer first 0-5 whitewash

Virat Kohli hit a well-timed century of his career to steer India to victory in the fifth one-day international (ODI) against Sri Lanka. India won the series 5-0. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 16, 2014  9:43 pm

Entertainment

Imaya liyanage wins silver medal at Miss Earth talent competition

Imaya liyanage wins silver medal at Miss Earth talent competition

Derana 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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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

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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.

(0)Comments | August 25, 2014  02:47 pm

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 Lankas first internationally standard technology programme. MORE..

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