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Anura Senanayake arrested for withholding evidences in Thajudeen case

Anura Senanayake arrested for withholding evidences in Thajudeen case

In what appears to be a major twist in the murder case of national Rugby player Wasim Thajudeen, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested former Senior DIG Anura Senanayake on the charge of allegedly withholding evidences. MORE...

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CoI questions Jackson Anthony

CoI questions Jackson Anthony

Senior artiste Jackson Anthony arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry, a short while ago on Tuesday (24) morning, an official said. MORE...

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Proposed constitution: committee to submit report to PM this week

Proposed constitution: committee to submit report to PM this week

The final report of the committee appointed in a bid to seek public opinion on the proposed new constitution will be submitted to the Prime Minister this week. MORE...

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Turkey delivers aid to mudslide-hit Sri Lanka

Turkey delivers aid to mudslide-hit Sri Lanka

The Turkish Red Crescent has delivered emergency supplies to Sri Lanka, which has been hit by floods and landslides caused by heavy rain since last week. MORE...

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Korea to sign deal with Sri Lanka on new town development

Korea to sign deal with Sri Lanka on new town development

South Koreas government said Tuesday that it plans to sign an initial deal with Sri Lanka on the development of the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo and adjacent areas. MORE...

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Sri Lanka floods expected to cost at least US$1.5 billion - report

Sri Lanka floods expected to cost at least US$1.5 billion - report

The cost of Sri Lankas landslides and floods will be between US$1.5 billion (1.03 billion pounds) and US$2 billion (1.37 billion pounds) at the minimum, the government said on Monday, as the Indian Ocean island struggles to recover from its worst natural disaster since the 2004 Asia tsunami. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 23, 2016  8:44 pm

Simon Willis appointed High Performance manager to SLC

Simon Willis appointed High Performance manager to SLC

Wicketkeeper batsman Simon Willis has been appointed as High performance manager to Sri Lanka Cricket from 1 June, the Sri Lanka Cricket said.

(0)Comments | May 23, 2016  8:42 pm

Rajagiriya flyover project to begin on June 06 - Harsha

Rajagiriya flyover project to begin on June 06 - Harsha

As an interim solution to the total traffic solution in the Megapolis plan, the Government will start work on the Rajagiriya Flyover on June 06, Deputy Foreign Minister Dr Harsha de Silva says. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 23, 2016  8:31 pm

Land reclamation in Colombo district prohibited

Land reclamation in Colombo district prohibited

President Maithripala Sirisena has declared all flood and landslide affected areas as high security areas, the PMD said. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 23, 2016  7:06 pm

Anura Senanayake remanded until May 26

Anura Senanayake remanded until May 26

Former Senior DIG Anura Senanayake, who was arrested for allegedly withholding evidences in the murder case of national Rugby player Wasim Thajudeen, has been remanded until May 26. MORE...

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High Court sets September 14 to hear Abrews case

High Court sets September 14 to hear Abrews case

The High Court on Monday (23) fixed date for the case where former Justice Sarath de Abrew is accused over an alleged assault on a domestic worker, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...

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CID questions Anura Senanayake over Thajudeen case

CID questions Anura Senanayake over Thajudeen case

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is recording a statement from former Senior DIG Anura Senanayake regarding the murder case of national Rugby player Wasim Thajudeen. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 23, 2016  3:23 pm

FCID arrestes two ex-Government officials including Willie Gamage

FCID arrestes two ex-Government officials including Willie Gamage

Two ex-Government officials including Willie Gamage and A. Dasanayake have been arrested by the Financial Crime Investigation Division (FCID). MORE...

(0)Comments | May 23, 2016  3:04 pm

Singapore to contribute almost $138,000 to flood relief efforts

Singapore to contribute almost $138,000 to flood relief efforts

Singapore said on Monday (23) that it will contribute US$100,000 in support of immediate relief efforts in Sri Lanka where hundreds of thousands of people were forced into shelters after major floods hit the island. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 23, 2016  1:47 pm

Gold worth over Rs 60m seized at BIA, three detained

Gold worth over Rs 60m seized at BIA, three detained

Three Sri Lankan women arriving from Dubai has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport with over 10 kgs of gold slabs, the Customs Spokesman said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 23, 2016  12:58 pm

Jaya sworn-in as TN Chief Minister for second consecutive term

Jaya sworn-in as TN Chief Minister for second consecutive term

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J Jayalalithaa was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for a second consecutive term on Monday, Indian media reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 23, 2016  12:42 pm

Sports

Chameera ruled out of England Tests

Chameera ruled out of England Tests

Sri Lanka fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera has been ruled out of the England tour after suffering a stress fracture to his lower back.

(0)Comments | May 24, 2016  10:22 am

England beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 88 runs in Headingley

England beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 88 runs in Headingley

England fast bowler James Anderson took five wickets to inspire the hosts to a crushing victory over Sri Lanka by an innings and 88 runs in the first test in Leeds on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 21, 2016  10:34 pm

Sri Lanka all out for 91 in first test

Sri Lanka all out for 91 in first test

Jimmy Anderson put on a swing-bowling clinic after Jonny Bairstow struck his second Test century to leave England in complete control of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Headingley. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 21, 2016  10:27 am

England 298 all out against Sri Lanka

England 298 all out against Sri Lanka

England, after losing the toss, were bowled out for 298 in their first innings by Sri Lanka on the second day of the first Test at Headingley on Friday. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 20, 2016  8:26 pm

1st Test: Sri Lanka bowl first against England

1st Test: Sri Lanka bowl first against England

Alastair Cook will have an early chance to try and reach the 10,000-run landmark after England were asked to bat by Angelo Mathews on an overcast Headingley morning. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 19, 2016  3:39 pm

Entertainment

Ondaatje prize shortlist spans globe from Ireland to Sri Lanka

Ondaatje prize shortlist spans globe from Ireland to Sri Lanka

From a poetry collection about rural Ireland to a tour of modern Russia dubbed an anti-travelogue, six books have been shortlisted for one of the UKs more unusual literary prizes: the RSL Ondaatje award, which goes to the book which best evokes the spirit of a place. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 10, 2016  06:10 pm

Alden Ehrenreich to play young Han Solo in Star Wars prequel film

Alden Ehrenreich to play young Han Solo in Star Wars prequel film

After a lengthy search and many rumoured short lists, Disney and LucasFilm have found their Han Solo in the form of Hail, Caesar! actor Alden Ehrenreich. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 6, 2016  05:39 pm

US returns stolen ancient Buddhapada sculpture to Pakistan

US returns stolen ancient Buddhapada sculpture to Pakistan

The US has returned an ancient Buddhist stone sculpture to Pakistan, from where it was stolen in the 1980s. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 28, 2016  04:03 pm

Music icon Prince dead at 57

Music icon Prince dead at 57

Prince, who defined the sound of the 80s with songs such as Kiss and Purple Rain and defied the music industry in a fight for creative freedom, died Thursday. MORE..

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Meet Viv, the new voice assistant from the creators of Siri

Meet Viv, the new voice assistant from the creators of Siri

Siri made the iPhone more responsive with artificial intelligence, but now its founders want to put AI in every device you own. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 10, 2016  06:21 pm

Mobile phones dont cause brain cancer after all: study

Mobile phones dont cause brain cancer after all: study

Weve all been told a lot of things that may or may not be true over the course of our lives: dont swim for an hour after eating, drink water upside down to cure hiccups and cell phones cause brain cancer.

(0)Comments | May 9, 2016  03:02 pm

Battlefield 1 officially announced

Battlefield 1 officially announced

EA has officially announced the next game in the Battlefield series: Battlefield 1. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 7, 2016  03:31 pm

Facebook revenue smashes expectations as mobile ad sales surge

Facebook revenue smashes expectations as mobile ad sales surge

Facebook Incs quarterly revenue rose more than 50 percent, handily beating Wall Street expectations as its wildly popular mobile app and a push into live video lured new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to boost spending. MORE..

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