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Release of five fishermen gave official clearance for drug smugglers, JHU

Release of five fishermen gave official clearance for drug smugglers, JHU

While Indian PM Narendra Modi today thanked the President for pardoning and sending back the Indian fishermen who were on death row over drug smuggling charges, leader of Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHI) Ven. Omalpe Sobitha Thero slammed the governments decision to commute the death sentence. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 26, 2014  5:54 pm

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Retail rice prices to be reduced

Retail rice prices to be reduced

Ministry of Internal Trade says that the price of rice will be reduced from tomorrow. Imported Samba Rs. 60, Nadu Rs. 55, and white rice 50 per KG sold in Sathosa outlets. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 26, 2014  6:06 pm

President seeks common SAARC voice to fight terrorism

President seeks common SAARC voice to fight terrorism

President Mahinda Rajapaksa Wednesday called for a common voice among South Asian nations on international issues and cooperation on eradicating terrorism regionally and globally. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 26, 2014  4:08 pm

Four gun violence incidents after Maithri declared candidacy

Four gun violence incidents after Maithri declared candidacy

Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) says that it has received four incident of election violence with use of firearms after Common Candidate Maithripala Sirisena declared his candidacy. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 26, 2014  2:08 pm

Prevailing showery weather to continue

Prevailing showery weather to continue

The Met. Department forecasts that prevailing showery weather is expected to continue over most parts of the country in next 48-hours. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 26, 2014  1:10 pm

South Asia summit opens in Nepal

South Asia summit opens in Nepal

Regional leaders are in Nepal for a two-day meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation. During the summit, leaders from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are likely to discuss energy sharing. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 26, 2014  12:29 pm

Another UPFA parliamentarian joins UNP

Another UPFA parliamentarian joins UNP

UPFA Vanni district MP Hunais Farook has joined the United National Party (UNP), Ada Derana reporter said.

(0)Comments | November 26, 2014  11:34 am

Russia approves import of fish and fish products from Sri Lanka

Russia approves import of fish and fish products from Sri Lanka

Embassy of Sri Lanka in Moscow, Russia says that the Russian Agriculture Ministry has granted approval to import fish and fish products to the Russia from Sri Lanka, and already some 14 Sri Lankan fish exporting companies had sought to export their products. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 26, 2014  11:16 am

Several roads closed in Anuradhapura due to wild jumbo panic

Several roads closed in Anuradhapura due to wild jumbo panic

Two individuals were trampled to death by a wild elephant in Religious Town area in Anuradhapura, early hours of this morning (26). MORE...

(0)Comments | November 26, 2014  10:46 am

Modi Govt. should work to defeat Rajapaksa: EVKS

Modi Govt. should work to defeat Rajapaksa: EVKS

Indian Government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi should work to ensure the defeat of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the Sri Lankan Presidential elections of 2015, said the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee chief E.V.K.S. Elangovan here on Tuesday. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 26, 2014  10:20 am

PM Modi to meet President at the SAARC summit

PM Modi to meet President at the SAARC summit

While Prime Minister Narendra Modis official programme has no mention of his meeting with Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, he would be meeting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa among others. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  11:03 pm

Why everyone ignores Beruwala shooting incident, Shiral asks

Why everyone ignores Beruwala shooting incident, Shiral asks

Shiral Lakthilaka MP today slammed both the United National Party and the Government of ignoring the shooting incident occurred where a former UNP Pradeshiya Sabha member sustained life threatening injuries in Beruwala on 22 November. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  6:12 pm

Shots fired at UNP office in Harispattuwa

Shots fired at UNP office in Harispattuwa

Gunshots have been fired at the United National Party (UNP) office of Kandy District MP Mohamed Hashim Abdul Haleem, located in the Mawilmadama area in Harispattuwa. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  5:49 pm

President Rajapakse visits Lumbini

President Rajapakse visits Lumbini

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is in Nepal to attend the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit in Kathmandu, today paid homage at the Mayadevi Temple at Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. MORE..

video (0)Comments | November 25, 2014  5:13 pm

I am still the General Secretary of SLFP Maithripala

I am still the General Secretary of SLFP  Maithripala

The Common Candidate of the 2015 Presidential Election, Maithripala Sirisena, says that he is still a member and the General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), which recently appointed a new secretary following his defection. MORE..

video (0)Comments | November 25, 2014  4:26 pm

No bail for Malaka, remanded until 28 Nov.

No bail for Malaka, remanded until 28 Nov.

Colombo Additional Magistrate today further remanded Minister Mervyn Silvas son Malaka Silva and six other suspects who were arrested on charges of assaulting a foreign couple at a night club in Colombo. MORE...

video | November 25, 2014  3:45 pm
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Sports

England wins the toss, elects to ball

England wins the toss, elects to ball

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first against England in the first ODI to be played at R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, a short while ago. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 26, 2014  3:57 pm

Phil Hughes critical after being hit by bouncer

Phil Hughes critical after being hit by bouncer

ustralia batsman Phil Hughes is in a critical condition after being hit by a bouncer at the Sydney Cricket Ground. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  1:00 pm

Muralitharan supports ICC clampdown

Muralitharan supports ICC clampdown

Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has revealed he is in favour of the International Cricket Councils clampdown on suspect bowling actions. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  12:13 pm

Hamilton claims F1 world title with Abu Dhabi victory

Hamilton claims F1 world title with Abu Dhabi victory

Mercedes Lewis Hamilton produced a faultless performance in Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening to claim his 11th win of the season and with it his second world drivers crown. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 24, 2014  10:42 am

Asian Beach Games: Sri Lanka wins bronze for mens beach kabaddi

Asian Beach Games: Sri Lanka wins bronze for mens beach kabaddi

Sri Lanka mens beach kabaddi team has won the bronze medal in the 4th Asian Beach Games being held in Phuket, Thailand.

(0)Comments | November 22, 2014  3:45 pm

Entertainment

Imaya liyanage wins silver medal at Miss Earth talent competition

Imaya liyanage wins silver medal at Miss Earth talent competition

Derana Veet Miss Sri Lanka for Miss Earth 2014 Imaya liyanage, who at the moment is representing Sri Lanka at the prestigious Miss Earth pageant , won the silver medal at the Miss Talent competition ( group 2). MORE..

(0)Comments | November 24, 2014  03:20 pm

Happy New Year becomes 1st highest opening Bollywood film in Sri Lanka

Happy New Year becomes 1st highest opening Bollywood film in Sri Lanka

Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt Ltd, makers of 2014 Diwali release Happy New Year, has announced that the box-office collection of the movie at the domestic centres is Rs 183.12 cr at the end of the first week of release. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 4, 2014  10:50 am

Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts get World Cup Satisfaction

Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts get World Cup Satisfaction

The Rolling Stones Front man Mick Jagger and drummer Charlie Watts were introduced to the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy and given a private tour of the Bradman Museum at the Adelaide Oval by John, Don Bradmans son. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 27, 2014  02:42 pm

Brisbane man gets pranked by Australian-Sri Lankan comedian

Brisbane man gets pranked by Australian-Sri Lankan comedian

A man from Brisbanes southside unwittingly became the butt of the joke after posting an online advertisement with very specific requirements of a potential house mate. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 19, 2014  03:10 pm

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Sony Pictures Hacked And Blackmailed

Sony Pictures Hacked And Blackmailed

Today, employees across the Sony Pictures offices were greeted with a strange picture as they tried to login to their computers. Since this afternoon, computers at the company have been completely unresponsive, showing a glowering CGI skeleton, a series of URL addresses, and a threatening message from a hacker group....

(0)Comments | November 25, 2014  12:33 pm

LG G3 Review on Derana Tech Guru - Episode 11

LG G3 Review on Derana Tech Guru - Episode 11

Watch the latest episode of Derana Tech Guru (Tech in Sinhala), Sri Lankas first internationally standard technology programme. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 20, 2014  11:00 am

Derana Tech Guru Episode 08 iPhone 6 Review

Derana Tech Guru Episode 08  iPhone 6 Review

Watch the latest episode of Derana Tech Guru (Tech in Sinhala), Sri Lankas first internationally standard technology programme. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 26, 2014  02:30 pm

Derana Tech Guru Episode 05 Tech in Sinhala

Derana Tech Guru Episode 05  Tech in Sinhala

Watch the latest episode of Derana Tech Guru (Tech in Sinhala), Sri Lankas first internationally standard technology programme.

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A group of police officers apologized to several MPs including Vijitha Herath and Arjuna Ranatunga following a hearing at the Supreme Court on October 07, pertaining to an incident which had taken place in 2010. ...

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(0)Comments | October 14, 2014  12:35 pm

Still no invitation for Gota

Speculation has been rife regarding a possible calling for Sri Lanka powerful Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa to enter into mainstream politics, following in the footsteps ...

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