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Drug trade flourished under Rajapaksa regime - Karu

Drug trade flourished under Rajapaksa regime - Karu

Minister Karu Jayasuriya today charged that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his set of thieves would resort to any corrupt an unholy action, crushing all accepted moral values and human relations for the sake of power. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  11:16 pm

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Railway unions call off strike

Railway unions call off strike

The Railway trade unions have called off the strike that was scheduled to start from midnight today. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  7:10 pm

Kudu Renu arrested by Welikada police

Kudu Renu arrested by Welikada police

An alleged woman drug peddler called Budhagoda Sudharma Jayathilaka alias Kudu Renu has been arrested by the police in Welikada today (30). MORE...

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  5:28 pm

Somaratne Dissanayake resigns as Rupavahini Chairman

Somaratne Dissanayake resigns as Rupavahini Chairman

The Chairman of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC), Dr Somaratne Dissanayake, says that he is resigning from his position with effect from August 03, due to personal reasons. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  4:47 pm

Bribery Commission did not probe any serious allegations Rajitha

Bribery Commission did not probe any serious allegations  Rajitha

New commissioners will be appointed to the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption after August 18, says Cabinet Spokesman Dr Rajitha Senaratne. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  4:41 pm

Samantha Koralearachchi arrested

Samantha Koralearachchi arrested

The police on Wednesday (30) arrested JVP Puttalam District team leader and candidate, Samantha Koraleaarachchi, for illegally entering inside the Chilaw hospital and distributing leaflets. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  4:11 pm

Three new diplomats appointed

Three new diplomats appointed

President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday (30) appointed a High Commissioner and two new Ambassadors, the Presidents Media Unit said. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  3:53 pm

Conspirators were behind anti Muslim attacks: MR

Conspirators were behind anti Muslim attacks: MR

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has blamed unnamed conspirators for carrying out anti-Muslim attacks during his tenure as he tries to woo estranged minority communities in his comeback bid in next months parliamentary elections. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  2:12 pm

PS chairman arrested over distorted flag at UPFA rally

PS chairman arrested over distorted flag at UPFA rally

The Chairman of the Yatunuwara Pradeshiya Sabha and UPFA Kandy District candidate, Thusitha Kumara Welagedara, has been arrested on charges of hoisting a distorted national flag at a recent election rally. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  1:05 pm

Re-scrutinised O/L results out

Re-scrutinised O/L results out

The re-scrutinised results of the 2014 G.C.E. Ordinary Level examination have been released by the Department of Examinations today. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  12:46 pm

Railway unions to stage strike from midnight today

Railway unions to stage strike from midnight today

Train services around the country would likely come to a standstill from midnight today following a strike called by the Joint Trade Union Alliance (JTUA) of Railway Employees. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  12:07 pm

Six arrested for abducting Sagalas supporters

Six arrested for abducting Sagalas supporters

Police today arrested 6 suspects in connection with the abduction of two men, who were pasting posters of UNP Matara District candidate Sagala Ratanayake, and their three-wheeler in the Diyalape area in Akuressa. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  11:39 am

Another batch of Sri Lankan refugees return home

Another batch of Sri Lankan refugees return home

A fresh batch of 45 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees headed back to their homeland from the international airport in Tiruchi on Tuesday, The Hindu reported. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  10:09 am

Shantha Bandara to resign from his ministerial portfolio

Shantha Bandara to resign from his ministerial portfolio

Deputy Minister of Media Shantha Bandara says that he will resign from his ministerial portfolio. Shantha Bandara took oath as a Deputy Minister before President Maithripala Sirisena on 22 March. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  9:02 am

Nalaka Thero reveals Champikas alleged plan

Nalaka Thero reveals Champikas alleged plan

In a bid to fulfill the demands of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), a pact has been signed between the United National Party (UNP) and Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero, Convener of the National Joint Committee, Gunadasa Amarasekara said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | July 29, 2015  6:48 pm

Undergraduates stage protest in Colombo

Undergraduates stage protest in Colombo

Over 1,000 undergraduates from several Universities on Wednesday (29) staged a protest in Colombo disrupting traffic in and around Town Hall, the police said. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 29, 2015  5:39 pm

Sports

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 29 runs in 1st T20

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 29 runs in 1st T20

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 29 runs in the first T20 of the two-match series in Colombo on Thursday. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  10:47 pm

Sepp Blatter deserves Nobel Prize - Putin

Sepp Blatter deserves Nobel Prize - Putin

Fifa president Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel Prize, says Russian president Vladimir Putin. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 28, 2015  12:53 pm

Sri Lanka make record 368-4 against Pakistan

Sri Lanka make record 368-4 against Pakistan

Kusal Perera struck 116 off 109 balls and Tillakaratne Dilshan joined the 10,000-run ODI club as Sri Lanka piled up a record 368-4 in the fifth one-dayer against Pakistan on Sunday.

(0)Comments | July 26, 2015  7:16 pm

Malinga dropped as Sri Lanka opt to bat

Malinga dropped as Sri Lanka opt to bat

Angelo Mathews, the Sri Lanka captain, won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in their fifth and final One-Day International in Hambantota on Sunday (July 26).

(0)Comments | July 26, 2015  2:46 pm

Badminton World Federation suspends Sri Lanka

Badminton World Federation suspends Sri Lanka

Badmintons governing body announced Thursday it had suspended the Sri Lankan Badminton Association (SLBA) for not adhering to governance standards and questions over its autonomy. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 23, 2015  3:09 pm

Entertainment

Jeremy Clarkson and Top Gear team sign deal with Amazon

Jeremy Clarkson and Top Gear team sign deal with Amazon

Jeremy Clarkson and his fellow Top Gear presenters announced on Thursday that they have signed a deal with Amazon to produce a new motoring show. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  05:22 pm

Rapper/Producer DeLon is proud to rep his Sri Lankan heritage

Rapper/Producer DeLon is proud to rep his Sri Lankan heritage

Producer, rapper and DJ DeLon might have cut his teeth at rap competitions in Compton and South Central. But hes a son of Sri Lanka at his core. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 28, 2015  05:18 pm

Whitney Houstons daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at 22

Whitney Houstons daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, has died aged 22, a family representative has said. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 28, 2015  12:38 pm

Harper Lees Go Set a Watchman sets record

Harper Lees Go Set a Watchman sets record

Harper Lees much-anticipated second novel, Go Set a Watchman, has set a first-day sales record at Barnes & Noble and is the nations top selling book on Amazon.com. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 17, 2015  01:03 pm

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Chamath Palihapitiya helped Sri Lanka get Googles Internet balloons

Chamath Palihapitiya helped Sri Lanka get Googles Internet balloons

The entire island country of Sri Lanka could soon get free Internet beamed down from Google Loon balloons, and it might not have happened without one of the co-owners of the Golden State Warriors. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  10:56 am

UNDP Sri Lanka hosts 32 young trilingual Unlocked bloggers

UNDP Sri Lanka hosts 32 young trilingual Unlocked bloggers

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sri Lanka conducted an interactive blogging workshop for the selected 32 young bloggers as they gear to take the Youth and Development agenda forward under the Unlocked Project. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 23, 2015  01:28 pm

Apple and Samsung to make the traditional SIM card disappear

Apple and Samsung to make the traditional SIM card disappear

The SIM card as we know it is about to disappear forever. Apple and Samsung are in talks with the GSM Association (GSMA) about plans to launch electronic, embedded SIM cards to replace the traditional, removable SIM card. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 17, 2015  01:13 pm

Microsoft aims to boost Windows Phone with free Windows 10

Microsoft aims to boost Windows Phone with free Windows 10

Two days ago, CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, had an interview with Mary Jo Foley from ZDNET where he spoke extensively about the Windows Phone strategy. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 16, 2015  01:01 pm

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