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Gotabaya responds to AFPs death squad article

Gotabaya responds to AFPs death squad article

Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has issued a letter via his attorney to the Agence France-Presse (AFP) an international news agency headquartered in Paris, complaining over the false and distorted publication carried out under the heading Ex-leaders Brother Led Death Squad in Sri Lanka. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 23, 2017  7:42 pm

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London attack: ISIS claims follower was behind rampage

London attack: ISIS claims follower was behind rampage

UK Police investigating the deadliest London terror attack in 12 years have named the perpetrator as a 52-year-old British man, Khalid Masood. MORE...

(0)Comments | 8 hours ago

Resolution adopted on SL at UNHRC without a vote

Resolution adopted on SL at UNHRC without a vote

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Thursday without a vote adopted a resolution on Sri Lanka to which proposes to give two more years beyond 2017 to fulfill its commitments for reconciliation and transnational justice. MORE...

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President calls on Russian President Vladimir Putin

President calls on Russian President Vladimir Putin

President Maithripala Sirisena met Russian President Vladimir Putin a short while ago on Thursday at the Kremlin Palace. MORE...

video (0)Comments | March 23, 2017  5:45 pm

JO needs to form a new govt, without Ranil as PM - Vasu

JO needs to form a new govt, without Ranil as PM - Vasu

The Joint Opposition (JO) would extend its support if those who are against the policies of the Prime Minister intend to bring a new person for the position, MP Vasudeva Nanayakkara says. MORE...

video (0)Comments | March 23, 2017  5:28 pm

Sri Lanka strongly condemns terrorist attack on UK Parliament

Sri Lanka strongly condemns terrorist attack on UK Parliament

Sri Lanka has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on UK Parliament yesterday, resulting in death and injury. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 23, 2017  4:37 pm

Ukraine munitions blasts prompt mass evacuations

Ukraine munitions blasts prompt mass evacuations

Some 20,000 people are being evacuated after a series of explosions at a massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine described by officials as sabotage. The base in Balakliya, near Kharkiv, is around 100km (60 miles) from fighting against Russian-backed separatists. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 23, 2017  3:16 pm

Energy Secretary Dr Batagoda surrenders to court

Energy Secretary Dr Batagoda surrenders to court

Secretary to the Ministry of Power and Energy Dr. B.M.S. Batagoda today surrendered to the Colombo Magistrates Court through an attorney, after an arrest warrant was issued on him for failing to appear before the court. MORE..

| March 23, 2017  2:57 pm

Cannabis seized from a secret bunker , ex-PS member arrested

Cannabis seized from a secret bunker , ex-PS member arrested

A haul of cannabis concealed inside a secret bunker at a residence of a former Pradeshiya Sabha member was discovered in Embilipitiya. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 23, 2017  2:34 pm

Army Roshan handed over to the army

 Army Roshan handed over to the army

The suspected underworld figure, Roshan Pradeep, who was arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) has been handed over to the army. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 23, 2017  1:36 pm

Rajinikanth to unveil scheme in Jaffna

Rajinikanth to unveil scheme in Jaffna

Indian actor Rajinikanth will hand over to Tamils, the keys to 150 homes built for them by Gnanam Foundation on April 9 in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, The Hindu reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 23, 2017  1:15 pm

Sri Lanka urged to develop comprehensive and time bound implementation strategy

Sri Lanka urged to develop comprehensive and time bound implementation strategy

The United Kingdom urged the Sri Lankan Government to provide determined leadership required to deliver on the commitments made in resolution 30/01 and to develop a comprehensive and time bound implementation strategy. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 23, 2017  12:29 pm

Amaraweera leaves to the US

Amaraweera leaves to the US

Minister of Fisheries and Agricultural Development, Mahinda Amaraweera has left to the America where he will be signing an agreement for a scientific evaluation of the waters at the Bay of Bengal. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 23, 2017  11:58 am

Kalutara shooting: Bunti remanded until 28 March

Kalutara shooting: Bunti remanded until 28 March

The alleged underworld figure, who was taken into custody over the shooting incident in Kalutara on 27 February, has been remanded until 28 March. MORE...

| March 23, 2017  11:41 am

16 Indian fishermen arrested for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

16 Indian fishermen arrested for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Sixteen Indian poachers who engaged in illegal fishing practices in the Sri Lankan waters were arrested at two separate locations yesterday (22), Sri Lanka Navy said. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 23, 2017  11:40 am

Wimal continues hunger strike for 2nd day

Wimal continues hunger strike for 2nd day

Former Housing Minister, Wimal Weerawansa who is currently in prison on allegations of misusing state vehicles, is continuing the hunger strike he commenced for the second day urging for his release. MORE...

video (0)Comments | March 23, 2017  10:39 am

Sports

Bangladesh hopes Sri Lanka win will bring more Tests

Bangladesh hopes Sri Lanka win will bring more Tests

Bangladeshs historic Test victory in Sri Lanka should encourage more teams to find space in their schedules to play the fast-improving minnows, according to the head of the countrys cricket board. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 21, 2017  3:23 pm

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka, celebrate their 100th Test match in style

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka, celebrate their 100th Test match in style

Bangladesh celebrated their 100th Test match with a memorable win over Sri Lanka on the fifth day of the second Test at the P Sara Oval in Colombo on Sunday. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 19, 2017  4:15 pm

Herath rocks Bangladesh in 191 chase

Herath rocks Bangladesh in 191 chase

As tension mounted at the P Sara Oval, Sri Lanka made two incisions soon after setting Bangladesh 191 runs to level the series. Rangana Herath removed Soumya Sarkar and Imrul Kayes off consecutive deliveries in the eighth over before Tamim Iqbal and Sabbir Rahman calmed Bangladesh innings till the lunch interval. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 19, 2017  1:12 pm

Test match: fans are allowed to enter stadium free of charge

Test match: fans are allowed to enter stadium free of charge

All fans will be allowed to enter P Sara stadium free today to watch the Sri Lanka Bangladesh final day of the Test, the Sri Lanka Cricket said. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 19, 2017  7:51 am

S. Thomas College win 42nd Mustangs Trophy

S. Thomas College win 42nd Mustangs Trophy

S. Thomas College beat Royal College by 11 runs in the 42nd Mustangs Trophy limited overs cricket encounter at the SSC grounds on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 18, 2017  6:40 pm

Entertainment

Beauty and the Beast breaks box office records

Beauty and the Beast breaks box office records

Beauty and the Beast has enchanted film fans on its opening weekend - taking $350m (282m) around the world. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 21, 2017  10:03 am

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry dies

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry dies

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry has died aged 90, police in the US state of Missouri report. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 19, 2017  07:56 am

Buddha to Krishna: Life and Times of George Keyt

Buddha to Krishna: Life and Times of George Keyt

George Keyt (1901 - 1993) is rightly regarded as an icon of modern art, a demi-God in Sri Lanka. Much is known about Keyt the painter, although his personal life, despite his naturally gregarious nature and his love for writing, remains a mystery. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 17, 2017  11:57 am

Disney pulls Beauty and the Beast in Malaysia following censorship

Disney pulls Beauty and the Beast in Malaysia following censorship

Walt Disney has shelved the release of its new film Beauty and the Beast in Malaysia after film censors said it could only be approved if cut to remove a gay moment. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 14, 2017  05:00 pm

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Technology

US to ban laptops and tablets on flights from eight countries

US to ban laptops and tablets on flights from eight countries

The US is banning electronic devices from cabin baggage on flights from eight mainly Middle Eastern and North African countries. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 21, 2017  03:43 pm

Australia slumps to 51st in internet speed rankings - behind Sri Lanka and KENYA

Australia slumps to 51st in internet speed rankings - behind Sri Lanka and KENYA

Australias internet speed has ranked as the 51st slowest out of 108 countries around the world, lagging behind underdeveloped nations such as Kenya and Sri Lanka. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 16, 2017  10:33 am

Gmail for Android now lets you send people money right in the app

Gmail for Android now lets you send people money right in the app

Its unlikely to put a dent or even a slight ding in the popularity of Venmo, but today Google is making it easier to send cash using its Gmail app for Android. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 15, 2017  02:35 pm

Jaguar ad encouraged unsafe driving - watchdog

Jaguar ad encouraged unsafe driving - watchdog

An advertorial article published in the Guardian about a new Jaguar car has been rebuked by the UKs Advertising Standards Authority. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 9, 2017  01:12 pm

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