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Gammanpila charges SF of withholding evidence in Lasantha case

Gammanpila charges SF of withholding evidence in Lasantha case

The Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Monday warned the government a full scale hartal would be organized if the the local government election is not held without further delay. MORE...

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SL wants to reduce Chinas stake in strategic port deal - report

SL wants to reduce Chinas stake in strategic port deal - report

Sri Lankas government wants a Chinese company to agree to cut its stake in a strategic port project by up to a quarter, as part of a renegotiation aimed at blunting public and political opposition to the deal, Reuters reported. MORE...

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EIB delegation to make historic visit to Sri Lanka

EIB delegation to make historic visit to Sri Lanka

A high-level delegation from the European Investment Bank, the worlds largest international public bank, will make a three day official visit to Sri Lanka later this week at the start of a South Asia regional tour. MORE...

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Govt. already lost investments worth Rs. 2 billion - Tissa

Govt. already lost investments worth Rs. 2 billion - Tissa

Sri Lankan Socialist Party secretary, Professor Tissa Vitharana has stated that the country had already lost Rs. 2 billion in investments, and hence has left the economy in a very unstable situation. MORE...

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Tamil parties say they didnt ask Rajinikanth to cancel SL visit

Tamil parties say they didnt ask Rajinikanth to cancel SL visit

Refuting Lyca Productions charges, Indias VCK and Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) said their motive was not to oppose Rajinikanths visit to Sri Lanka, but only asked him to reconsider his trip since the atmosphere was not conducive. MORE...

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Fifteen-hour water cut on Wednesday

Fifteen-hour water cut on Wednesday

Areas supplied by the water station in Ambathale will experience a 15-hour-long water cut, on Wednesday (29). MORE...

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017  2:30 pm

2016 O/L results to be released on Tuesday

2016 O/L results to be released on Tuesday

The Ministry of Education has announced that results of the G.C.E. Ordinary Level examination will be released tomorrow. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017  2:08 pm

FinMin Ravi vows to reduce tax burden

FinMin Ravi vows to reduce tax burden

Measures would be taken to reduce the tax burden and provide more relief for the citizenry, Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake has said. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017  1:15 pm

16 kg gold smuggled via sea from Sri Lanka seized in TN

16 kg gold smuggled via sea from Sri Lanka seized in TN

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in India has seized 16.32 kg of gold believed to have been smuggled from Sri Lanka in Ramanathapuram on late Sunday night. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017  12:57 pm

Train strike cancelled

Train strike cancelled

The strike that had been organized by Railway personnel, that was due to be held later today (27), has been postponed. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017  12:54 pm

Release of Indian boats leave fishermen in North unhappy

Release of Indian boats leave fishermen in North unhappy

Fishermen in the North have expressed their dissatisfaction regarding the decision that was made to release the boats of the Indian fishermen , held under the custody of the Sri Lankan government. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017  12:46 pm

True nature of Tamil Nadu politicians is revealed - Namal

True nature of Tamil Nadu politicians is revealed - Namal

The latest political figure to weigh in on superstar Rajinikanths decision to cancel his Jaffna visit is former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksas son Namal. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017  12:15 pm

Dissanayake to promote tea industry domestically

Dissanayake to promote tea industry domestically

Minister of Plantation Industries, Navin Dissanayake stated that measures will be taken in the future to promote the tea industry in the country. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017  11:33 am

Sri Lanka Post to become profit making company - Minister

Sri Lanka Post to become profit making company - Minister

The Minister of Postal Services, Abdul Haleem has stated that measures will be taken to make the Sri Lanka Post a profit making organization. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017  11:05 am

Weaponry found in canal in Pudukuduirippu

Weaponry found in canal in Pudukuduirippu

A few hand grenades along with bomb fuses had been found in a canal in the Pudhukudiyiruppu area, during a raid carried out under the guidance of the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) in Kilinochchi. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017  10:49 am

Kalutara shooting: suspect to be produced before court today

Kalutara shooting: suspect to be produced before court today

A 51-year-old individual who was arrested over his alleged involvement in the Kalutara shooting on 27 February will be produced before the Kalutara Magistrates Court today. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 27, 2017  10:21 am

Sports

Singer Cup: Richmond beats Thurstan in final

Singer Cup: Richmond beats Thurstan in final

Richmond College (140/2 in 25.2ov) beat Thurstan College (141 in 38.2) by 8 wickets (D/L) & wins U-19 Div-1 Inter school limited over Cricket tournament. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 26, 2017  5:11 pm

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 90 runs in first ODI

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 90 runs in first ODI

Bangladesh defeated Sri Lanka by 90 runs in the first one-day international to take a 1-0 lead in a three-match series in the Sri Lankan city of Dambulla on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 25, 2017  11:20 pm

Tamim, Shakib fire Bangladesh to 324

Tamim, Shakib fire Bangladesh to 324

A brilliant century by opener Tamim Iqbal and half-centuries from Sabbir Rahman and Shakib Al Hasan helped Bangladesh post an emphatic total of 324/5 from their stipulated 50 overs in the first ODI against Sri Lanka in Dambulla today. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 25, 2017  7:17 pm

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

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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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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