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AUDIO: Gnanasara Thero speaks his concerns on the removal of thier FB pages

AUDIO: Gnanasara Thero speaks his concerns on the removal of thier FB pages

General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Ven. Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thero told Ada Derana that not only their fan pages on facebook, but some other pages handled by individuals who raised their voice against racism and social injustice too have been. MORE...

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Allegations were fabricated - Chief Minister Ranatunga

Allegations were fabricated - Chief Minister Ranatunga

Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga today lodged a complaint with the Cinnamon Garden police against a person who said to have made a false complaint to the Welikada police against him. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 24, 2014  5:33 pm

Contact lost with Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso

Contact lost with Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso

Algerias national airline, Air Algerie, says it has lost contact with one of its planes flying from Burkina Faso to Algiers across the Sahara. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 24, 2014  4:19 pm

SC dismisses UNP petition on Uva PC seats

SC dismisses UNP petition on Uva PC seats

The Supreme Court today dismissed the petition filed by United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian Harin Fernando against the Election Commissioner, on the seat allocation in Uva Province. MORE...

| July 24, 2014  2:44 pm

Four sentenced to death by Kandy high Court

Four sentenced to death by Kandy high Court

The Kandy High Court sentenced four persons to death found guilty of murdering a person in Palagolla area in Pussellawa, a short while ago. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 24, 2014  1:28 pm

SL wins toss elects to bat

SL wins toss elects to bat

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat against South Africa in the second test match at the SSC ground a short while ago.

(0)Comments | July 24, 2014  12:45 pm

Scotland police stop Sri Lanka Commonwealth Games cyclists cycling on motorway

Scotland police stop Sri Lanka Commonwealth Games cyclists cycling on motorway

Four members of Sri Lanka’s Commonwealth Games team sparked a police response after going for a bicycle ride down one of Scotland’s busiest stretches of motorway. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 24, 2014  10:04 am

PMK flays ‘denial’ of visa to UN team to India

PMK flays ‘denial’ of visa to UN team to India

NDA ally PMK today slammed the Indian Central Government for its reported refusal to grant visa to a UN team probing alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka, saying if it was true, it will become “dark pages” in the history of human rights. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 24, 2014  6:44 am

Yala National Park to be closed until mid-October

Yala National Park to be closed until mid-October

Well known nature reserve in Sri Lanka, Yala National Park, will be closed for the tourists until mid-October, Director of the Department of Wildlife H.G. Ratnayake told Ada Derana. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 23, 2014  6:52 pm

VIDEO: IUSF protest in Fort

VIDEO: IUSF protest in Fort

Some 1,000 university students today staged a protest in Fort demanding the authorities to revoke the decision of the university administrations to suspend the studentship of 28 undergraduates. MORE...

video (0)Comments | July 23, 2014  5:30 pm

Heavy traffic along Ward Place

Heavy traffic along Ward Place

Heavy traffic reported along Ward Place, Colombo as University students are blocking the road in front of the University Grants Commission(UGC).

(0)Comments | July 23, 2014  3:35 pm

Kerala ganja seized in Negombo

Kerala ganja seized in Negombo

The police Special Task Force (STF) have seized five kilograms of Kerala ganja and nabbed one individual in Patuwapitiya area in Negombo. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 23, 2014  3:09 pm

Project to investigate public matters

Project to investigate public matters

A project has been launched by the Ministry of Public Management Reforms in a bid to investigate public matters and provide appropriate solutions for them. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 23, 2014  2:05 pm

No tuition before exams - Department of Examinations

No tuition before exams - Department of Examinations

The Department of Examinations has come forward to ban last minute revision classes, seminars, and lectures five days before major State examinations, including the grade five scholarship test to be held 11 August. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 23, 2014  10:27 am

India accepts Australia’s request to probe 157 boat refugees

India accepts Australia’s request to probe 157 boat refugees

India gave Australia a bit of a breather by agreeing to investigate whether some of the 157 boat refugees confined to their boat on Christmas Island are Sri Lankan Tamil refugees from a camp in Puducherry. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 23, 2014  8:33 am

Principal, female teacher remanded for abetting molestation of student

Principal, female teacher remanded for abetting molestation of student

The Principle and female teacher of Kadawala Tamil Maha Vidyalaya, in the Hatton Educational Zone, have been arrested and remanded for allegedly abetting the molesting of a 16-yer-old school girl. MORE..

| July 22, 2014  6:27 pm
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Thirimanne to captain Asian Games cricket team

Thirimanne to captain Asian Games cricket team

Lahiru Thirimanne names as captain of the 15 member cricket squad representing Sri Lanka at the Asian Games 2014 in South Korea - SLC -

(0)Comments | July 23, 2014  4:28 pm

India end 28 year drought at Lord’s with 95-run win over England

India end 28 year drought at Lord’s with 95-run win over England

Indian speedster Ishant Sharma, whose consistency has always been under the scanner, delivered when it mattered most, as he grabbed a career-best 7 for 74 to bowl out the home team for a 223 in pursuit of a competitive victory target of 319. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 21, 2014  8:14 pm

Steyn, Morkel lead South Africa to 153-run win

Steyn, Morkel lead South Africa to 153-run win

Fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel took four wickets each as South Africa dispatched Sri Lanka for 216 to win the first test in Galle by 153 runs on Sunday. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 20, 2014  2:24 pm

South Africa set Sri Lanka 370 to win

South Africa set Sri Lanka 370 to win

South Africa declared their second innings on 206 for six wickets at tea on the fourth day on Saturday, setting Sri Lanka a target of 370 to win the first test. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 19, 2014  3:14 pm

Sri Lanka bowled out for 292

Sri Lanka bowled out for 292

Pace bowler Dale Steyn grabbed 5 for 54 to help restrict Sri Lanka to 292 in reply to South Africa’s first-innings score of 455 for 9 declared on day four of the first Test. South Africa lead by 163 runs. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 19, 2014  10:45 am

Entertainment

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

Lankan lover demands claims from Aishwarya Rai

Lankan lover demands claims from Aishwarya Rai

A resident of Taiwan who is of Sri Lankan origin, Niroshan Devapriya has alleged that he was in a romantic relationship with the Bachchan bahu before her marriage. Not only this, Devapriya has also demanded claims for causing him mental stress. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 9, 2014  03:04 pm

Peter Jackson changes third Hobbit film title

Peter Jackson changes third Hobbit film title

Director Peter Jackson has changed the title of the final film in his Hobbit trilogy from There and Back Again to The Battle of the Five Armies. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 25, 2014  09:24 pm

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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

Samsung launches Galaxy S5 smartphone

Samsung launches Galaxy S5 smartphone

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 smartphone - an improved, but not radically different, successor to last year’s Galaxy S4. MORE..

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No recount please

All candidates who had contested for the Colombo District from the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) were called to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) headquarters in Colombo last Wednesday ...

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(0)Comments | April 10, 2014  3:40 pm

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
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