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Yoshitha questioned by CCD over light aircraft

Yoshitha questioned by CCD over light aircraft

Yoshitha Rajapaksa, son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, has been summoned by the Colombo Crimes Division(CCD) to record a statement regarding the light aircraft found at the Economic Centre at Narahenpita in January, the CCD said. MORE...

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Mother files two lawsuits claiming Rs.260 million

Mother files two lawsuits claiming Rs.260 million

Geetha Chandani, whose son was left in a vegetative state due to an accident while swimming at the pool of Royal College, Colombo 7, has filed two lawsuits in the Colombo District Court against the school principal and several others, claiming Rs.260 million as compensation. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 4, 2015  6:29 pm

Ex-CSCL chairman among 4 arrested over coal deal

Ex-CSCL chairman among 4 arrested over coal deal

The former Chairman of the national line Ceylon Shipping Corporation Ltd. (CSCL), Kanchana Ratwatte, and three other state officials have been arrested for criminal breach of trust with regard to coal shipments worth Rs 528 million. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 4, 2015  5:17 pm

Final report on missing persons this month

Final report on missing persons this month

The final report prepared by the Presidential Commission to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons is to be presented to President Maithripala Sirisena in mid March. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 4, 2015  3:47 pm

Pakistan naval ship in Trincomalee on a goodwill visit

Pakistan naval ship in Trincomalee on a goodwill visit

Pakistan Navy Ship Zulfiquar has arrived at the port of Trincomalee last evening on a four days goodwill visit. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 4, 2015  2:32 pm

New members appointed to National Sports Council

New members appointed to National Sports Council

Minister of Tourism and Sports Navin Dissanayake has appointed Members of the National Sports Council to advise him on matters pertaining to development of sports for a period of three years. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 4, 2015  1:49 pm

Traffic congestion around Fort railway station

Traffic congestion around Fort railway station

Traffic congestion around Fort railway station and along the Olcott Mawatha due to a protest march, the police said.

(0)Comments | March 4, 2015  1:26 pm

Tamil families demand U.N. probe of missing members

Tamil families demand U.N. probe of missing members

Families of the several missing people in Sri Lankas war-ravaged north and east have demanded a United Nations team to launch an investigation to locate their family members. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 4, 2015  12:12 pm

Teen girl falls to death from 6th floor of apartment

Teen girl falls to death from 6th floor of apartment

Police have launched an investigation following the death of a 17-year-old girl after falling off the 6th floor at the Muwadora Uyana housing complex in Grandpass. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 4, 2015  11:28 am

Rohitha Abeygunawardena questioned by Bribery Commission

Rohitha Abeygunawardena questioned by Bribery Commission

Former Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena is being questioned by the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery and Corruption following a compliant lodged with the commission, a source said. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 4, 2015  10:43 am

India, Sri Lanka to revive fishermen talks

India, Sri Lanka to revive fishermen talks

Sri Lanka today accepted Indias request to revive talks between the fishing communities of the two countries, days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modis first visit to the country. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 4, 2015  8:29 am

Duminda Silva indicted on Bharatha Lakshman killing

Duminda Silva indicted on Bharatha Lakshman killing

Attorney General today indicted UPFA Parliamentarian Duminda Silva and 12 others in connection with the killing of former MP and Presidential Advisor Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra. MORE..

| March 3, 2015  7:29 pm

UN supports a credible domestic probe in Sri Lanka

UN supports a credible domestic probe in Sri Lanka

The United Nations supports a credible domestic process that meets international standards to investigate allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka, UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffery Feltman said. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 3, 2015  5:11 pm

Protest against Colombo Port City causes traffic jam

Protest against Colombo Port City causes traffic jam

Severe traffic congestion has been reported around York Street Fort in Colombo due to a protest against the Colombo Port City Project by environmental groups, police said.

video (0)Comments | March 3, 2015  4:58 pm

Ex-LTTE Womens Sea Tiger Wing leader arrested

Ex-LTTE Womens Sea Tiger Wing leader arrested

The former leader of the LTTE Womens Sea Tiger Wing, Jeyaganesh Murugesu Pakeerathy, has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake while attempting to leave the country for France. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 3, 2015  4:23 pm

Sanga rejects politics rumours

Sanga rejects politics rumours

Former Sri Lankan cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara today rejected rumours that he is planning on entering politics. Posting on his official Facebook page Sangakkara stated that the completely baseless and are just irresponsible rumours. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 3, 2015  3:56 pm
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Sports

Australia hits highest World Cup total of 417

Australia hits highest World Cup total of 417

Australia hit the highest World Cup score in tournament history on Wednesday when they made 417-6 against Afghanistan at the WACA in Perth.

(0)Comments | March 4, 2015  4:41 pm

Seekkuge called up as cover for injured Herath

Seekkuge called up as cover for injured Herath

Sri Lanka have called up Seekkuge Prasanna as World Cup cover for injured spinner Rangana Herath, the countrys cricket board announced on Tuesday. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 3, 2015  11:27 am

Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh by 92 runs

Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh by 92 runs

Lasith Malinga picked up 3 wickets to regain lost form as Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 92 runs in their World Cup Pool A clash following a commanding display in Melbourne. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 26, 2015  4:53 pm

Butterfingered Tigers to chase 333

Butterfingered Tigers to chase 333

Tilakratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara made an epic double century stand to grave Bangladesh under the mountain of runs at the crucial world cup tie against Bangladesh.

(0)Comments | February 26, 2015  12:59 pm

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Dilshan scores century

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Dilshan scores century

Tillakaratne Dilshan scored his 21st One-Day International (ODI) century in the 18th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at Melbourne on Thursday. MORE...

(0)Comments | February 26, 2015  12:15 pm

Entertainment

Lady Gaga engaged to actor Taylor Kinney

Lady Gaga engaged to actor Taylor Kinney

Lady Gaga and her longtime boyfriend, actor Taylor Kinney, have become engaged, the singer said on social media on Monday.

(0)Comments | February 17, 2015  01:20 pm

Basker & Shashikala win Derana City of Dance Season 5

Basker & Shashikala win Derana City of Dance  Season 5

Basker & Shashikala were adjudged the winners Derana City of Dance Season 05 in the grand finale held at the Maharagama Youth Center on Saturday (Feb. 07). MORE..

(0)Comments | February 8, 2015  12:33 am

Tamil writer quits after book sparks protests in India

Tamil writer quits after book sparks protests in India

An Indian novelist went into hiding and said he has quit writing after his latest book about a womans efforts to get pregnant with a stranger sparked virulent protests by right-wing Hindu and caste groups. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 24, 2015  01:52 pm

Boyhood tops Golden Globes, Grand Budapest upsets

Boyhood tops Golden Globes, Grand Budapest upsets

Hollywood toasted free speech in its myriad forms, from Je Suis Charlie tributes to George Clooney punchlines, at an earnest Golden Globes on Sunday, where the tender coming-of-age drama Boyhood topped all films. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 12, 2015  11:48 am

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The Brave New World of Windows 10

The Brave New World of Windows 10

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a slew of new features and capabilities coming in Windows 10: the convergence of the desktop and mobile; the advent of the killer universal app; more power and features for personal digital assistant Cortana.....

(0)Comments | January 24, 2015  02:32 pm

Android One program expands to Sri Lanka

Android One program expands to Sri Lanka

Google on Monday announced that Android One phones are finally ready to debut outside the Indian market. Select Android One smartphones will be released in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka in the coming weeks. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 22, 2014  11:27 am

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..

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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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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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