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Sri Lanka claims historic win against Australia

Sri Lanka claims historic win against Australia

Sri Lankan spinner Rangana Herath dismissed five Australian wickets including one from skipper Steven Smith as the hosts claimed a historic Test win over Australia on the tense final day of the rain-hit first Test in Pallekele on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2016  3:10 pm

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Pada Yatra will only change their weight - Hirunika

Pada Yatra will only change their weight - Hirunika

UNP Colombo District MP Hirunika Premachandra says that the incumbent government has absolutely no reason to fear the Joint Oppositions Pada Yatra as the only thing it will manage to change is the weight of the individuals taking part in the protest march. MORE..

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Legal action against 263 places for breeding mosquitoes

Legal action against 263 places for breeding mosquitoes

The Ministry of Health says that 22,140 premises were inspected during the first day of the three-day national dengue mosquito eradication programme, which commenced yesterday. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2016  4:29 pm

Body washes ashore with no arms or legs

Body washes ashore with no arms or legs

An unidentified body, missing both arms and both legs, has washed ashore at the Mampuriya beach in Kalpitiya. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2016  2:35 pm

Good ties vital to development, says Sri Lankan diplomat

Good ties vital to development, says Sri Lankan diplomat

Neighbouring countries are bound to have issues, but these can be overcome by fostering friendship and understanding, V Krishnamoorthy, deputy high commissioner of Sri Lanka for Southern India, has said. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2016  1:03 pm

Sushma chairs meet on India-Sri Lanka fishermen issue

Sushma chairs meet on India-Sri Lanka fishermen issue

Indias External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday chaired a meeting to discuss the way forward towards a permanent solution to the fishermens issue between India and Sri Lanka. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2016  11:44 am

No need for long marches if former leaders governed properly - President

No need for long marches if former leaders governed properly - President

President Maithripala Sirisena says if the former leaders performed their duties and governed properly, there would not be a need for them to undertake long marches for political purposes, hurting their feet. MORE..

video (0)Comments | July 30, 2016  11:30 am

Man shot dead in Mutwal area

Man shot dead in Mutwal area

An individual has been shot dead by a group which had come on a three wheeler in Mutwal area, the police said. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 29, 2016  9:54 pm

PIA to aquire three A-330s from Sri Lanka on wet lease

PIA to aquire three A-330s from Sri Lanka on wet lease

Pakistans national flag carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Friday, formally signed a lease contract of three A-330 aircraft from Sri Lankan Airlines.

(0)Comments | July 29, 2016  7:42 pm

Court rejects police request to bar protest march entering Warakapola

Court rejects police request to bar protest march entering Warakapola

A request made by police seeking a court order to prevent the Joint Oppositions protest march (Pada Yatra) from entering the Warakapola jurisdiction tomorrow (30) has been rejected by the Thulhiriya Magistrates Court. MORE..

| July 29, 2016  5:55 pm

Aussie streaker locked up in Sri Lanka says he got drunk, messed up

Aussie streaker locked up in Sri Lanka says he got drunk, messed up

An Australian arrested for indecent exposure after streaking at a cricket match has spoken from a Sri Lankan jail, saying he regrets getting drunk and messing up. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 29, 2016  5:14 pm

Many private grudges were settled under large label of terrorism - PM

Many private grudges were settled under large label of terrorism - PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that although Sri Lankas three-decade long war and the events which took place during it will not leave the peoples mind, that does not mean it should be a barrier to reconciliation and healing. MORE..

video (0)Comments | July 29, 2016  5:01 pm

Former TNA MP Piyasena remanded

Former TNA MP Piyasena remanded

Former Parliamentarian P.H. Piyasena who was arrested by the Colombo Crime Division (CCD), has been remanded until 02 August, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...

| July 29, 2016  4:45 pm

PB Jayasundara grilled at PRECIFAC

PB Jayasundara grilled at PRECIFAC

Former Secretary to the Finance Ministry P. B. Jayasundara today arrived for questioning by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (also known as PRECIFAC). MORE..

video (0)Comments | July 29, 2016  3:36 pm

Mendis batting class suggests theres life after Sangakkara-Jayawardene for Sri Lanka

Mendis batting class suggests theres life after Sangakkara-Jayawardene for Sri Lanka

For a nation in the throes of a tricky transition since stalwarts Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene walked off into the sunset, Kusal Mendis batting heroics against Australia on Thursday will offer new hope to Sri Lanka. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 29, 2016  3:24 pm

CCD arrests former TNA MP Piyasena

CCD arrests former TNA MP Piyasena

Former Parliamentarian P.H. Piyasena has been arrested by the Colombo Crime Division (CCD), this morning (29). MORE...

(0)Comments | July 29, 2016  2:13 pm

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Sri Lanka claims historic win against Australia

Sri Lanka claims historic win against Australia

Sri Lankan spinner Rangana Herath dismissed five Australian wickets including one from skipper Steven Smith as the hosts claimed a historic Test win over Australia on the tense final day of the rain-hit first Test in Pallekele on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2016  3:14 pm

Sri Lanka bowled out for 353; Aus need 268 to win

Sri Lanka bowled out for 353; Aus need 268 to win

Sri Lanka were aided by the tail as they were bowled out for 353, setting Australia a target of 268 to win the Pallekele Test. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 29, 2016  1:42 pm

Kusal Mendis scores 150 against Australia

Kusal Mendis scores 150 against Australia

Kusal Mendis scored 150 while playing against Australia in the 2nd innings of the first Test at Pallekele a short while ago.

(0)Comments | July 28, 2016  3:05 pm

Kusal Mendis scores maiden Test century

Kusal Mendis scores maiden Test century

Kusal Mendis scored his maiden Test century while playing against Australia in the 2nd innings of the first Test at Pallekele a short while ago. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 28, 2016  1:04 pm

Herath spins Sri Lanka back into the contest

Herath spins Sri Lanka back into the contest

Rangana Herath was always going to be key to Sri Lankas hopes in this series, and it took only until the second morning for him to send some jitters through the Australian order. Herath picked up three of the four wickets that fell during the extended morning session.

(0)Comments | July 27, 2016  2:23 pm

Entertainment

Rohit Khandelwal becomes first Indian to win Mr. World

Rohit Khandelwal becomes first Indian to win Mr. World

Rohit Khandelwal has become the first Indian to win the coveted title of Mr. World 2016 at the grand finale of the Mr. World competition held at the Southport Theatre & Convention Centre in Southport, UK. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 22, 2016  11:40 am

Garry Marshall dies at 81

Garry Marshall dies at 81

Garry Marshall who directed the hit movies Pretty Woman and The Princess Diaries has passed away last evening (19) due to pneumonia at the age 81. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 20, 2016  10:17 am

Mick Jagger is becoming a dad for the 8th time

Mick Jagger is becoming a dad for the 8th time

The rolling stones frontman, who is 72 is expecting his eighth child from his 29 year old girlfriend Ballerina Melanie Hamrick. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 16, 2016  12:23 pm

Prince George to recieve a Puppy on his birthday

Prince George to recieve a Puppy on his birthday

Prince George turns three on next Friday (22). His parents Prince William And Duchess Catherine plans to buy a Train set and Bolonka Zwetnas dog, a breed which can cost up to 1,800. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 15, 2016  07:07 pm

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Worlds biggest online piracy site goes offline as founder is arrested

Worlds biggest online piracy site goes offline as founder is arrested

The alleged boss of the worlds biggest online piracy site, Kickass Torrents, was hit with US criminal charges Wednesday, accused of distributing over $1 billion worth of illegally copied films, music and other content. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 21, 2016  06:45 pm

Pokmon Go keeps shattering records

Pokmon Go keeps shattering records

A week after its initial release, the hype around Pokmon Go is still growing. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 14, 2016  04:55 pm

NASAs Juno spacecraft enters Jupiters orbit

NASAs Juno spacecraft enters Jupiters orbit

NASAS Juno spacecraft capped a five-year journey to Jupiter late Monday with a do-or-die engine burn to sling itself into orbit, setting the stage for a 20-month dance around the biggest planet in the solar system to learn how and where it formed. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 5, 2016  01:30 pm

Tesla autopilot is being investigated after Model S driver dies in crash

Tesla autopilot is being investigated after Model S driver dies in crash

Federal regulators opened a preliminary probe into the autopilot feature on a Tesla Model S electric car after a fatal crash involving the technology, Tesla said Thursday. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 1, 2016  04:22 pm

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