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SriLankan to suspend flight operations to Paris and Frankfurt

SriLankan to suspend flight operations to Paris and Frankfurt

SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, will be suspending its operations to Paris and Frankfurt, from winter 2016, SriLankan Airlines said in a statement today (27). MORE...

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Sarath Fonseka to join the UNP?

Sarath Fonseka to join the UNP?

Minister Sarath Fonseka is likely to join the United National Party (UNP) within next few days, a source close to the UNP told Ada Derana. MORE...

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Do not replace my military security - Gotabaya

Do not replace my military security - Gotabaya

Any official invitation has not been made by anyone so far to accept the Deputy Leader post of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said. MORE...

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Basil eyeing to split SLFP again - Dilan

Basil eyeing to split SLFP again - Dilan

Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa eyeing to split the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) yet again, State Minister Dilan Perera charges. MORE...

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Sri Lanka signs three agreements with Ukraine

Sri Lanka signs three agreements with Ukraine

Sri Lanka is committed to further strengthening and renewing the long standing relationship with Ukraine, Minister Mangala Samaraweera says. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 27, 2016  2:41 pm

CID arrests Sajin Vass Gunawardena

CID arrests Sajin Vass Gunawardena

(UPDATE) Former UPFA MP Sajin Vass Gunawardena has been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), an official said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | June 27, 2016  1:45 pm

Heavy traffic reported in Fort

Heavy traffic reported in Fort

Severe traffic congestion has been reported from Technical junction to Fort Railway station due to a protest march, the police said. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 27, 2016  12:56 pm

Compensation for Salawa victims almost complete - District Secretary

Compensation for Salawa victims almost complete -  District Secretary

Some 304 people whose houses and property destroyed during the Salawa armory explosion have received compensation, Colombo District Secretary Sunil Kannangara said. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 27, 2016  12:07 pm

Dengue prevention in full swing

Dengue prevention in full swing

Health Minister Rajitha Senarathne has instructed the Director General of Health Services Dr. Palitha Mahipala to implement continuous dengue prevention programs island-wide from today (27) as a dengue epidemic situation has escalated.

(0)Comments | June 27, 2016  12:05 pm

Chandrababu Naidu meets Sri Lankan minister in China

Chandrababu Naidu meets Sri Lankan minister in China

On the first day of his four-day trip to China, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today held a meeting with Sri Lankan minister Malik Samara Vikrama in Tianjin city and discussed the possibility of the two governments working together for tourism promotion. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 27, 2016  10:55 am

Bus strike on Colombo - Chilaw route

Bus strike on Colombo - Chilaw route

Private bus drivers operating on the Colombo- Chilaw bus route have resorted to a strike action since this morning (27), President of the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association Gemunu Wijerathne said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | June 27, 2016  9:57 am

Example is better than advice - President

Example is better than advice - President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the example is better than the advice in the program to build a drug free country. MORE...

video (0)Comments | June 27, 2016  9:44 am

Two drown when boat capsizes in Anuradhapura

Two drown when boat capsizes in Anuradhapura

Two people including a girl drowned Monday morning (27) when a small boat they were traveling in capsized in the Bandarabulankulama tank, an official said. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 27, 2016  9:35 am

Boat used to ferry Sri Lankan refugees seized in India

Boat used to ferry Sri Lankan refugees seized in India

An abandoned mechanized boat, believed to have been used by people smugglers to illegally ferry Sri Lankan refugees to Australia, was reportedly seized by Indian Q Branch CID police off the Muttom Coast in Kanyakumari District in India. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 27, 2016  8:23 am

All this because I did not know the theory of hoppers - Mahinda

All this because I did not know the theory of hoppers - Mahinda

I only know the taste of Kurakkan Talapa (finger millet), but do not know the theory of hoppers, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says. MORE...

video (0)Comments | June 26, 2016  8:22 pm

Govt. has exceeded the borrowings limit - Vijitha Herath

Govt. has exceeded the borrowings limit - Vijitha Herath

The Government has exceeded the approved borrowing limits, JVP Propaganda Secretary, Parliamentarian Vijitha Herath says. MORE...

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Sports

Shocker from soccer superstar Lionel Messi

Shocker from soccer superstar Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi tells Argentine network TyC Sports hes quitting national soccer team. MORE...

(0)Comments | June 27, 2016  10:50 am

Rain halts third ODI between England and Sri Lanka in Bristol

Rain halts third ODI between England and Sri Lanka in Bristol

England lead only 1-0, with two to play, after rain in Bristol stopped them cashing in on an effective bowling display against Sri Lanka.

(0)Comments | June 26, 2016  11:27 pm

England ask SL to bat first

England ask SL to bat first

England won the toss and elected to field against Sri Lanka in the third of five one-day internationals in Bristol on Sunday.

(0)Comments | June 26, 2016  2:51 pm

World doping watchdog shuts down Rio Olympic laboratory

World doping watchdog shuts down Rio Olympic laboratory

Just weeks before the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the citys accredited anti-doping laboratory has been stopped from conducting tests. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 25, 2016  4:39 pm

England beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets

England beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets

This was more emphatic even than anything England produced in the first two one-sided Tests. Sri Lanka, supposedly a stronger one-day side, were blown away last night on the ground where Eoin Morgans white-ball revolution began last year. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 25, 2016  7:37 am

Entertainment

Led Zeppelin cleared of plagiarism in Stairway case

Led Zeppelin cleared of plagiarism in Stairway case

Led Zeppelin did not copy the opening chords of Stairway to Heaven from the US band Spirit, a US jury has found. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 24, 2016  03:13 pm

Finding Dory breaks US box office record

Finding Dory breaks US box office record

Finding Dory has taken $136.2m (93.3m) on its opening weekend - making it the most successful launch for an animated film in US box office history. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 21, 2016  01:04 pm

Grammys to include streaming-only songs

Grammys to include streaming-only songs

Songs released only on streaming services are to be eligible for Grammy nominations for the first time, as part of changes to the music awards rules. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 17, 2016  04:46 pm

Udta Punjab: India court overrules censor cuts to film

Udta Punjab: India court overrules censor cuts to film

A controversial film depicting drug abuse in Indias Punjab state will be released on Friday with just one cut, the Bombay High Court has ruled. MORE..

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Google search spike suggests people dont know why they Brexited

Google search spike suggests people dont know why they Brexited

The United Kingdom has just voted to leave the European Union. But why? According to Google, a lot of voters arent really sure. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 25, 2016  04:33 pm

Electric car sets world acceleration record

Electric car sets world acceleration record

An electric racing car built by Swiss student engineers has broken the world record for acceleration by battery-powered vehicles. MORE..

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China builds worlds fastest supercomputer

China builds worlds fastest supercomputer

A new supercomputer from China has topped the latest list of the worlds most powerful machines. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 21, 2016  12:52 pm

Get inside Rolls-Royces unbelievable Vision 100 concept car

Get inside Rolls-Royces unbelievable Vision 100 concept car

Love it or hate it, the concept car that Rolls-Royce unveiled today as a part of parent company BMWs centennial festivities is one of the wildest automotive designs in recent memory. Weve already brought you coverage of the unveiling but howd you like to step inside? MORE..

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