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Govt. attempts to cover up the reality of Geneva resolution- Mahinda

Govt. attempts to cover up the reality of Geneva resolution- Mahinda

The President and Prime Minister have given the UN Human Rights Commissioner an assurance that last years UN Human Rights Council resolution against Sri Lanka will be implemented, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said today (11). MORE...

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Politicians responsibility is to use power for betterment of people President

Politicians responsibility is to use power for betterment of people President

It is the responsibility of the politicians not to be destructed from power but to use that power for the betterment of the people, says President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE...

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Govt worse than black market; mum on oil price - Tilvin

Govt worse than black market; mum on oil price - Tilvin

The Janathi Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) says that the government is acting like a black market trader and keeping the benefit of the low global oil prices away from the people. MORE..

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Man sent to jail in Pakistan for smuggling turtles to Lanka

Man sent to jail in Pakistan for smuggling turtles to Lanka

A special customs court in Pakistan has sent a man to prison on judicial remand for his alleged involvement in smuggling of rare turtles to Colombo. MORE...

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Heavy traffic due to protest against Indo-Lanka ETCA

Heavy traffic due to protest against Indo-Lanka ETCA

Severe traffic congestion has been reported in the Town Hall area in Colombo due to a protest march by several professional trade unions. MORE..

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Sri Lanka condemns North Koreas missile launch

Sri Lanka condemns North Koreas missile launch

The Sri Lankan Government has condemned the launch of a long range missile carried out by North Korea on Sunday (07). MORE..

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President to visit Bangladesh in March

President to visit Bangladesh in March

President Maithripala Sirisena is expected to pay an official visit to Bangladesh in March at the invitation of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the Daily Star newspaper reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | February 11, 2016  1:08 pm

Twelve TN fishermen arrested by Navy

Twelve TN fishermen arrested by Navy

Twelve Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy personnel today for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line, the PTI reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | February 11, 2016  11:51 am

Investigate, not promote, ex-Army Chief- HRW

Investigate, not promote, ex-Army Chief- HRW

The Sri Lankan governments appointment to parliament of the former army chief whose forces were implicated in widespread abuses contradicts pledges to investigate alleged war crimes, Human Rights Watch said today. MORE...

(0)Comments | February 11, 2016  10:56 am

Yoshitha, Nishantha and Rohan Weliwita further remanded

Yoshitha, Nishantha and Rohan Weliwita further remanded

Yoshitha Rajapaksa, Rohan Weliwita, Nishantha Ranatunga and two others, who were arrested on charges of money laundering, have been further remanded till February 25 by the Kaduwela Magistrates Court.

video | February 11, 2016  10:54 am

Jayantha Jayasuriya appointed new Attorney General

Jayantha Jayasuriya appointed new Attorney General

Presidents Counsel Mr Jayantha Jayasuriya took oaths as the 29th Attorney General of Sri Lanka before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidents Official Residence today (February 11). MORE..

video (0)Comments | February 11, 2016  10:19 am

Short of options, Sri Lanka turns back to Beijings embrace - report

Short of options, Sri Lanka turns back to Beijings embrace - report

Just over a year after a new leader was elected and Sri Lankas business ties with China came under close scrutiny, Colombo is reversing course by resuming a stalled port project and naming Beijing as the front runner for a new special economic zone. MORE...

(0)Comments | February 11, 2016  8:36 am

Three flights diverted to Mattala due to heavy mist

Three flights diverted to Mattala due to heavy mist

Three Banadaranaike International Airport bound flights have been diverted to Mattala airport for landing due to heavy mist. The flights are now scheduled to depart from Mattala to land at BIA shortly.

(0)Comments | February 11, 2016  7:53 am

Sri Lanka to review Airbus purchases

Sri Lanka to review Airbus purchases

Sri Lanka will review a controversial deal reached by the previous administration to buy new Airbus aircraft despite huge losses at the national carrier, the prime minister said Wednesday, the AFP reported. MORE...

video (0)Comments | February 10, 2016  8:50 pm

Govt cannot be held responsible for LG polls delay - Faizer

Govt cannot be held responsible for LG polls delay - Faizer

Minister of Local Government and Provincial Councils Faizer Mustapha says that the government cannot take responsibility for the delay in holding local government elections. MORE..

video (0)Comments | February 10, 2016  6:24 pm

Jayantha Jayasuriya to be appointed Attorney General

Jayantha Jayasuriya to be appointed Attorney General

The Constitutional Council (CC) today recommended the name of Presidents Counsel Jayantha Jayasuriya to the post of Attorney General, JVP MP Vijitha Herath told Ada Derana. MORE..

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Sports

2016 SAG: Suranjaya De Silva wins gold in 200m

2016 SAG: Suranjaya De Silva wins gold in 200m

Sri Lankas M.V. Suranjaya De Silva has won the Gold Medal for the mens 200 meters event at the 12th South Asian Games.

(0)Comments | February 11, 2016  8:19 pm

Matthew wins 7th gold medal to break Julians record

Matthew wins 7th gold medal to break Julians record

Matthew Abeysinghe today won his 7th SAG gold medal and has broken the record held by Julian Bolling for the most number of Gold medals won by a Sri Lankan swimmer at the South Asian Games. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 10, 2016  4:34 pm

Sri Lanka expected a turning track in Pune: Senanayake

Sri Lanka expected a turning track in Pune: Senanayake

The wicket prepared for the first T20 international against India in Pune reminded Sri Lanka spinner Sachinthra Senanayake of the ones normally seen in Australia and he said his team was surprised that a seaming track was laid out instead of a spinning one. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 10, 2016  3:11 pm

SL beats India by 5 wickets

SL beats India by 5 wickets

india winning sequence in T20 internationals came to an embarrassing end after a heavily depleted Sri Lanka pulled off an upset five-wicket victory to take 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

(0)Comments | February 9, 2016  11:16 pm

India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20: SL win toss, opt to bowl first

India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20: SL win toss, opt to bowl first

After having decided to bowl first in the maiden T20 against India in Pune, Sri Lanka have managed two early breakthroughs with Rohit Sharma (0) and Ajinkaya Rahane (4) returning early in their innings. MORE...

(0)Comments | February 9, 2016  8:14 pm

Entertainment

Film on Gandhis death conspiracy being shot in Sri Lanka

Film on Gandhis death conspiracy being shot in Sri Lanka

Solar Eclipse: Depths of Darkness, an action-packed thriller based on the dark conspiracy to assassinate Mahatma Gandhi is being shot in Sri Lanka. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 11, 2016  03:46 pm

Lady Gaga to perform tribute to David Bowie at Grammys

Lady Gaga to perform tribute to David Bowie at Grammys

Lady Gaga will pay tribute to the late David Bowie during the Grammy Awards later this month. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 3, 2016  01:23 pm

Rihannas Anti is finally out -- and its free

Rihannas Anti is finally out -- and its free

The day that started with new Rihanna music has ended with new Rihanna music in a whirlwind that included a surprise single release and the leaking of her latest album, Anti. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 28, 2016  12:39 pm

Popular author Irene Siriwardena passes away

Popular author Irene Siriwardena passes away

Award winning author Irene Siriwardena passed away at the age of 87. MORE..

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WhatsApp update brings flurry of new emojis

WhatsApp update brings flurry of new emojis

With over a billion monthly active users on board, it is no surprise WhatsApp is getting funner. But this is not only due to its rich user base, the app itself keeps getting improvements. Not to mention the fact that it is now completely free. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 11, 2016  04:44 pm

Google to offer flood alerts for India

Google to offer flood alerts for India

Google will make public emergency alerts for floods available in India as part its efforts to make critical information more accessible around natural disasters. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 10, 2016  03:03 pm

Microsoft is reportedly buying SwiftKey for around $250 million

Microsoft is reportedly buying SwiftKey for around $250 million

Microsoft already has one of the better mobile keyboards out there, and it sounds like it may soon own another great one. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 3, 2016  01:03 pm

Sri Lanka to buy stake in Googles Project Loon

Sri Lanka to buy stake in Googles Project Loon

Sri Lankas government announced Monday it would take a 25 per cent stake in a joint venture with Google designed to deliver a high-speed Internet service powered by balloons and that tests would begin this month. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 2, 2016  11:04 am

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