The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), a coalition partner of the ruling government, has called for the immediate arrest of Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister for allegedly assisting in the distribution of narcotics. MORE..
A saleswoman told a Dubai court on Monday that she was molested after getting into a Sri Lankan man’s car ‘out of sympathy’ after he asked her for directions to a hospital where his wife was in labour. MORE..
Twenty–four persons were injured, 3 critically, after a SLTB bus heading from Mankulam to Jaffna skidded off the road at Talikkamkulam today, Police said.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa left for South Africa this afternoon to attend the memorial service of former South African President Nelson Mandela, who passed away at the age of 95 after a protracted illness. MORE..
After Mahinda Rajapaksa became President, the people in his family became trillionaires while more than Rs.8.5 trillion has been separated for them, Secretary of the United National Bhikkhu Front Thiniyawala Palitha Thero stated. MORE..
Adding to the growing list of UPFA controlled local government bodies where the budgets have been defeated this year, the budget of the Ududumbara Pradeshiya Sabha has also been defeated by a majority of 1 vote today. MORE..
Puttalam Police have launched an investigation to arrest a suspect who had reportedly stabbed the feet of an individual with a knife during a social gathering at Pitawata Raum Road in Puttalam last night. MORE..
Two persons have been arrested in connection with presenting two forged certificates to a charted accountancy firm. The arrests were made by the Fraud Investigation Bureau in Wellawatte, following investigations into a complaint received by them. MORE..
The government has declared December 10 and 11 as days of mourning to honour late South African President Nelson Mandela. Flags will fly at half mast on those respective days, the Government Information Department said. MORE..
Two Indian nationals have been arrested in the Talaimannar area for engaging in various trades while in the country on tourist visas. MORE..
The Fisheries Ministry has advised all Sri Lankan fishermen to refrain from fishing close to the Indian maritime boundary after it was reported that close to 100 Lankan fishermen are in custody in India for fishing in their waters. MORE..
MP Vidura Wickramanayaka has been admitted to a private hospital in Colombo last evening following an illness, hospital sources said.
India and Sri Lanka are linked by an unbreakable historical bond as they share a common religion in Buddhism, the Indian high commissioner in Colombo said on Sunday. MORE...
A woman has been arrested today on charges of murdering her husband in the Morapitiya area in Baduraliya. Police said an argument over a family dispute had escalated resulting in the murder. MORE..
Police have arrested seventeen persons preparing to export a massive stock of refuse tea in the Indolamulla area today. Dompe Police, acting on information received, carried out a raid on the location and seized around 100,000 kilograms of refuse tea from the suspects. MORE..
Police have arrested a retired Air Force officer who allegedly stole gold jewelry worth nearly Rs 1 million from a jewelry store in Kaluwella, Galle. MORE..
Sri Lanka Cricket is set to hold talks with Englishman Paul Farbrace with a view to appointing him as incumbent head coach Graham Ford’s successor. Ford is to leave the Sri Lanka job in January to be with the English county Surrey. MORE..
The International Olympic Committee along with the National Olympic Committee and the Sports Ministry have agreed to review sports laws and regulations. MORE..
Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene has reportedly opted out of playing in the Twenty20 and one-day international series against Pakistan starting next month, and has cited personal reasons behind his decision. MORE..
Half centuries from TM Dilshan and Kusal Janith Perera helped Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 8 wickets in the second and final Twenty20 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Thursday. MORE..
New Zealand scored 142 for the loss of 7 wickets against Sri Lanka in the second and final T20 in Pallekele on Thursday. MORE..
South East Asian Legend Amaranath Ranathunga is a connoisseur who has brought two unalike Euro styles of guitar music together in composition and performing in Sri Lanka. MORE..
Mora Film Awards was held yesterday (7th), under the patronage of veteran director Asoka Handagama and dazzling actress Pooja Umashankar at University of Moratuwa. MORE..
Actor Paul Walker, who shot to fame as star of the high-octane street racing franchise “Fast & Furious,” died Saturday in a car crash in Southern California. He was 40. MORE..
A series of short documentary films exploring the nature of diaspora engagement with Sri Lanka has been released by the independent peacebuilding organisation International Alert. MORE..
The Prime Minister should be arrested - JHU
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MY REPORT: A viewer sent in this image of a car that had crashed into a pond opposite the old parliament building in Galle Face early this morning (December 9) at around 1am. The incident was a result of drunk driving.
Police officers raided an illicit liquor brewery being operated under the guise of an animal farm at a property in Kohombagaswewa, Mahakumbukkadawala. A woman from Negombo who was engaging in the illicit liquor racket has been arrested while police also seized 60 Goda barrels, 12 copper coils and 60 plastic cans. (Pic by Jude Samantha)
Leading US women’s-wear brand GLO, is now being launched in the Sri Lankan retail market to offer shoppers the option of purchasing premium quality clothing, at an affordable price......
Sony Corporation (“Sony”) today announced new additions to the summer 2013 VAIO line-up with the introduction of VAIO® Duo 13 and VAIO® Pro 13/11. MORE..
One of the pioneers in construction and real-estate in Sri Lanka, Suncity Property Developers (Pvt) Ltd commenced construction on their latest project, an office complex within the Colombo city limits. This is Suncity’s most recent initiative complementing an existing portfolio of apartment complexes.......
Ushering in the spirit of sharing and giving, the traditional Christmas Cake Mixing Ceremony at Citrus Hikkaduwa was held recently under the guidance of General Manager Mr. Ravi Fernando and Executive Chef Mr. Chaminda Hapugoda with the participation of the hotel guests, staff, associates and well-wishers......
The adidas Regional Managing Director Erick Haskell together with Regional Director Sales and Marketing Thushar Gokulnath flew into Colombo recently with a 15 member strong team to conduct their week-long corporate training programme......
Signifying a milestone in the history of the company, veteran Banker Mr. Eastman Narangoda assumed office as Chairman, George Steuart Finance PLC. To mark this momentous occasion, a pirith chanting ceremony was organized at the company’s headquarters at Station Road, Kollupitiya......
Johnson & Johnson Sri Lanka announced the relocation of its business premises to No. 46, Vauxhall Street, Colombo 02. The company has been operating from its offices located at CIC House for the past 40 years and is now moving to a larger space in order to prepare for the expansion of its product portfolio......
- ICTA and Intel take digital literacy to the grassroots
- Browns bags Gold & Silver at the National Engineering & Technological Awards
- DMS Electronics becomes Lanka’s first and only HP ServiceONE Expert Partner
- Two new additions to Amãna Bank’s Corporate Management
- F1 featured Colombo Night Races 2013 to flag off in mid-December
- Listed Debenture Issue of Senkadagala Finance PLC opens on 6th December 2013
- Looking to the future: World’s first plug-in hybrid drive in the luxury class
- National Construction Association of Sri Lanka lauds Convertainers’ unique design
- 4A’s creative workshop ‘Heluwen Wanamu’ inspires young ideators to mine for local insights when building brands
- Johnson’s Baby’s ‘Happy Snappy Competition’ embarks on third year
Facebook has announced it will be replacing its "Hide All" button with "Unfollow," allowing its 1.1 billion users to block all messages and posts from selected friends. More...
apple has acquired social media analytics firm Topsy for more than $200 million (RM643 million), The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. More...
NEW DELHI: Apple has shocked its buyers in India who were expecting that older iPad models will get a price cut when the prices of the new models are announced. Instead of slashing prices of the two-year old iPad 2 and last year’s iPad mini, the Cupertino-based manufacturer has increased the prices of the two models. MORE..
TweetupSL, as we all know, is the largest gathering of the Sri Lankan Twitter community. And from TweetupSL 1 to TweetupSL 3 which was held last year, the community has seen strong growth. This year, preparations are underway to have TweetupSL 4 in a grander scale. MORE..
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The casino business has become the most hotly debated topic in Sri Lanka these days and recently the subject was brought forward at a Western Provincial Council meeting where members were quick to voice their objections ...
When the UNP’s internal problems were showing signs of improving, a group of young MPs decided to meet with Sajith Premadasa at the Parliament library ...
A meeting was held with the President and the parliamentarians to discuss issues pertaining to the preparation of the budget ...