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Sung influenced Sri Lanka for Bans election

Sung influenced Sri Lanka for Bans election

Deceased Keangnam Enterprises Chairman Sung Woan-jong claimed that he contributed considerably to the election of Ban Ki-moon as United Nations secretary general, Sungs associates were quoted as saying by a vernacular newspaper. MORE..

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Sri Lankan arrested in Pakistan

Sri Lankan arrested in Pakistan

With the Zarb-i-Azb operation underway in North Waziristan Agency, the Peshawar Police launched a massive search operation on Sunday, arresting more than 118 illegal residents, including a Sri Lankan national, from the posh Hayatabad Township bordering Khyber Agency. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 18, 2015  12:16 pm

CCCSL maintains Southern Railway project built on low costs

CCCSL maintains Southern Railway project built on low costs

The Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka (CCCSL) on Friday rejected the accusation by the new government that the Southern Railway project in the island nation was constructed on a higher cost than the Northern Railway project. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 18, 2015  11:18 am

Sangakkara honoured at Asian Awards 2015 in London

Sangakkara honoured at Asian Awards 2015 in London

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara was presented with the award for Outstanding Contribution to Sport at the fifth Annual Asian Awards held in London last night. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 18, 2015  9:10 am

19A: Bar Association asks parties to set aside differences

19A: Bar Association asks parties to set aside differences

The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) today called on all political parties in the country to set aside their political differences to act in the best interests of the nation and enact the crucial measures proposed in the 19th Amendment. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 17, 2015  5:08 pm

SLTB-private bus race leaves 24 hospitalised

SLTB-private bus race leaves 24 hospitalised

Around 24 persons were admitted to the Putalam Base Hospital following a collision involving two passenger transport buses in the Mampuriya area on the Puttalam-Kalpitiya road this morning. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 17, 2015  4:02 pm

Lankan charged over hit-and-run in New Zealand

Lankan charged over hit-and-run in New Zealand

A Sri Lankan man has allegedly hit a woman in the rental car he was driving then fled the scene in New Zealand, foreign media reported. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 17, 2015  2:42 pm

India unsuited to play mediator due to TN factor - Dayan

India unsuited to play mediator due to TN factor - Dayan

India is structurally unsuited to be mediator or facilitator in the Sri Lankan ethnic conflict because it is subject to the emotional and electoral power of one of its constituent states, namely, Tamil Nadu, argues former Sri Lankan envoy at the UN in Geneva, Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 17, 2015  1:47 pm

Police hunt suspect who raped 72-year-old woman

Police hunt suspect who raped 72-year-old woman

Pallama Police have launched an investigation to arrest a suspect for allegedly raping a 72-year-old elderly woman, who had been living alone at her home in Wilpatha, Chilaw. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 17, 2015  12:32 pm

Mother jumps in front of train with infant

Mother jumps in front of train with infant

A woman carrying her infant son committed suicide this morning by jumping in front of a speeding train in the Pilimathalawa area. Police said that the both the mother and son were killed instantly. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 17, 2015  11:06 am

No-confidence motion against Sarath Ekanayake

No-confidence motion against Sarath Ekanayake

A motion of no-confidence has been handed over today against the Chief Minister of the Central Provincial Council (CPC), Sarath Ekanayake. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 17, 2015  10:24 am

Ranil merely joked about shooting Indian fishermen - CBK

Ranil merely joked about shooting Indian fishermen - CBK

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe was joking when he made the comment about shooting Indian fishermen, former President Chandrika Kumaratunga said in an interview with DNA. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 17, 2015  9:09 am

Mahinda Rajapaksa prepares for political comeback - report

Mahinda Rajapaksa prepares for political comeback - report

Former president of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa is planning to stand in parliamentary polls to launch an attempt to return to power, aides have said. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  11:56 pm

ICC to seek explanation from Navin

ICC to seek explanation from Navin

The International Cricket Council (ICC) says that it will seek a full and proper explanation from the Sports Minister of Sri Lanka, Navin Dissanayake regarding the governments recent intervention in Sri Lanka Cricket. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  7:03 pm

Arjuna Mahendran questioned at Bribery Commission

Arjuna Mahendran questioned at Bribery Commission

The Bribery Commission has recorded a statement from the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, Arjuna Mahendran. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  5:28 pm

Somawansa resigns from JVP to form new party

Somawansa resigns from JVP to form new party

Former Leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Somawansa Amarasinghe today said that he will resign from the JVP and form a new party. MORE..

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ICC to seek explanation from Sports Minister

ICC to seek explanation from Sports Minister

The International Cricket Council (ICC) says that it will seek a full and proper explanation from the Sports Minister of Sri Lanka, Navin Dissanayake regarding the governments recent intervention in Sri Lanka Cricket. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  7:05 pm

Woutersz appointed new manager of Sri Lanka cricket team

Woutersz appointed new manager of Sri Lanka cricket team

Sri Lankas cricket officials have named former first-class player and broadcaster Jeryl Woutersz as the new manager of the national team the latest in a series of changes made in recent weeks. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 10, 2015  5:45 pm

Cricket great Richie Benaud dies aged 84

Cricket great Richie Benaud dies aged 84

Former Australia cricket captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud has been remembered as a national treasure following his death at 84. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 10, 2015  12:07 pm

Wisden name five Cricketers of the Year for 2014

Wisden name five Cricketers of the Year for 2014

Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2015 Wisden Cricketers` Almanack.

(0)Comments | April 8, 2015  3:55 pm

Welegedara equals T20 world record

Welegedara equals T20 world record

Sri Lankan fast-bowler Chanaka Welegedara gives up just two runs in four-over spell for Tamil Union.

(0)Comments | April 6, 2015  4:08 pm

Entertainment

Sri Lankan students film to premiere at Cannes Film Festival

Sri Lankan students film to premiere at Cannes Film Festival

Charmini Peli Kankanamalage is terrified she stole something from her child. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  02:03 pm

Sri Lankan scientists reveal method to eat rice and lose weight

Sri Lankan scientists reveal method to eat rice and lose weight

Are you avoiding rice to control your weight? You may soon get to relish your favourite rice delicacies as introducing a little change in cooking methods can cut calorie content by half, researchers say. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 24, 2015  03:45 pm

Disrobed monk among Mars One Mission finalists

Disrobed monk among Mars One Mission finalists

Mars, it has been the center of many sci-fi movies and books, and now theres a group making plans to colonize the planet. There are 100 candidates to make the one-way trip on the Mars One Mission and one of them lives in Sarasota. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 24, 2015  11:49 am

BBC suspends Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson

BBC suspends Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson

Jeremy Clarkson, the hugely popular host of the car program Top Gear who relishes the politically incorrect, was suspended by the BBC yesterday after a mysterious fracas with a producer. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 11, 2015  04:40 pm

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Worlds first self-powered video camera developed

Worlds first self-powered video camera developed

The worlds first self-powered video camera that runs without a battery and can produce an image each second has been developed by researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  04:11 pm

Sri Lanka develops cheap rainfall forecasting device

Sri Lanka develops cheap rainfall forecasting device

Scientists in Sri Lanka have developed mobile weather stations capable of capturing and transmitting near real-time rainfall data. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 19, 2015  10:54 am

The Brave New World of Windows 10

The Brave New World of Windows 10

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a slew of new features and capabilities coming in Windows 10: the convergence of the desktop and mobile; the advent of the killer universal app; more power and features for personal digital assistant Cortana.....

(0)Comments | January 24, 2015  02:32 pm

Android One program expands to Sri Lanka

Android One program expands to Sri Lanka

Google on Monday announced that Android One phones are finally ready to debut outside the Indian market. Select Android One smartphones will be released in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka in the coming weeks. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 22, 2014  11:27 am

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