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UN document leaked to undermine Septembers rights report: Channel 4

UN document leaked to undermine Septembers rights report: Channel 4

Channel 4 News has reported that a leaked UN document raises concerns over the prospects for genuine justice for the Sri Lankan victims of alleged war crimes. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 29, 2015  11:43 am

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Shantha Bandara to resign from his ministerial portfolio

Shantha Bandara to resign from his ministerial portfolio

Deputy Minister of Media Shantha Bandara says that he will resign from his ministerial portfolio. Shantha Bandara took oath as a Deputy Minister before President Maithripala Sirisena on 22 March. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 30, 2015  9:02 am

Nalaka Thero reveals Champikas alleged plan

Nalaka Thero reveals Champikas alleged plan

In a bid to fulfill the demands of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), a pact has been signed between the United National Party (UNP) and Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero, Convener of the National Joint Committee, Gunadasa Amarasekara said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | July 29, 2015  6:48 pm

Undergraduates stage protest in Colombo

Undergraduates stage protest in Colombo

Over 1,000 undergraduates from several Universities on Wednesday (29) staged a protest in Colombo disrupting traffic in and around Town Hall, the police said. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 29, 2015  5:39 pm

Mastermind of 2009 Sri Lankan cricket team attack killed

Mastermind of 2009 Sri Lankan cricket team attack killed

The head of the banned Pakistani Sunni extremist outifit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Malik Ishaq, was killed in an attempted breakout from police late on Tuesday, along with his sons and 11 others, Pakistani media have reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 29, 2015  4:49 pm

Investigators question LTTE operative on links to outfit

Investigators question LTTE operative on links to outfit

Investigators of the Q branch of Indian police has interrogated LTTE operative A. Kumaraguru, who police arrested at Trichy airport on July 25 when he attempted to flee to Switzerland with a fake passport, the Times of India reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 29, 2015  4:09 pm

Strike at the Colombo National Hospital today

Strike at the Colombo National Hospital today

The paramedic staff at the Colombo National Hospitals on Wednesday (29) resorted to a strike action in protest over several demands. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 29, 2015  2:53 pm

Abdul Kalams funeral in Rameswaram on Thursday

Abdul Kalams funeral in Rameswaram on Thursday

The funeral of the former President will be held in Rameswaram, his birth place in Tamil Nadu, on Thursday (30) with full military honours. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 29, 2015  1:41 pm

Litro Gas denies Bandulas allegations

Litro Gas denies Bandulas allegations

The Litro Gas Lanka Ltd on Wednesday (29) denied allegations that the government has signed a MoU with Shell Gas Ltd to purchase Gas at US D 105 per MT, contrary to international tender procedures. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 29, 2015  12:55 pm

Body found in luggage near Bastian Mawatha

Body found in luggage near Bastian Mawatha

The police on Wednesday (29) found remains of a woman inside a luggage at the Fort bus station near the Bastian Mawatha, the Police Spokesperson said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | July 29, 2015  10:50 am

Court extends enjoining order prevents convening of the SLFP CC

Court extends enjoining order prevents convening of the SLFP CC

The enjoining order, which was issued to prevent the Central Committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) from being convened, has been extended till 7 August by the Colombo District Court today (29). MORE...

| July 29, 2015  10:10 am

Investigators question LTTE operative on links to outfit

Investigators question LTTE operative on links to outfit

Investigators of the Indian Q branch police on Tuesday interrogated LTTE operative A Kumaraguru, who police arrested at Trichy airport on July 25 when he attempted to flee to Switzerland with a fake passport. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 29, 2015  8:38 am

10-hour water cut tomorrow

10-hour water cut tomorrow

The water board announced that a 10-hour water cut will be imposed in several areas including Etulkotte, Pitakotte, Beddagana, Udahamulla, Mirihana, Pagoda from 9.00 am on Wednesday (29) to 7.00 pm. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 28, 2015  7:45 pm

Court wants JMOs full report on Wasim Thajudeen

Court wants JMOs full report on Wasim Thajudeen

The Colombo Magistrates Court on Tuesday (28) ordered to produce a detailed report with respect to the post-mortem examination carried out on former national rugby player Wasim Thajudeen. MORE...

| July 28, 2015  7:17 pm

Minister prohibits use of SLTB buses for election campaigning

Minister prohibits use of SLTB buses for election campaigning

The Ministry of Internal Transport has issued a directive to the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) not to grant permission for the political parties to use its properties for election campaign purposes. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 28, 2015  5:44 pm

FR petition filed seeking COPE report made public

FR petition filed seeking COPE report made public

A petition was filed with the Supreme Court today seeking an order for the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) sub-committee report on the Central Bank bond issue to be made public. MORE..

| July 28, 2015  5:44 pm

Sports

Sepp Blatter deserves Nobel Prize - Putin

Sepp Blatter deserves Nobel Prize - Putin

Fifa president Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel Prize, says Russian president Vladimir Putin. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 28, 2015  12:53 pm

Sri Lanka make record 368-4 against Pakistan

Sri Lanka make record 368-4 against Pakistan

Kusal Perera struck 116 off 109 balls and Tillakaratne Dilshan joined the 10,000-run ODI club as Sri Lanka piled up a record 368-4 in the fifth one-dayer against Pakistan on Sunday.

(0)Comments | July 26, 2015  7:16 pm

Malinga dropped as Sri Lanka opt to bat

Malinga dropped as Sri Lanka opt to bat

Angelo Mathews, the Sri Lanka captain, won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan in their fifth and final One-Day International in Hambantota on Sunday (July 26).

(0)Comments | July 26, 2015  2:46 pm

Badminton World Federation suspends Sri Lanka

Badminton World Federation suspends Sri Lanka

Badmintons governing body announced Thursday it had suspended the Sri Lankan Badminton Association (SLBA) for not adhering to governance standards and questions over its autonomy. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 23, 2015  3:09 pm

Pakistan thump Sri Lanka to claim ODI series

Pakistan thump Sri Lanka to claim ODI series

Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth one-day international in Colombo on Wednesday to take a decisive 3-1 lead in the five-match series. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 22, 2015  10:25 pm

Entertainment

Rapper/Producer DeLon is proud to rep his Sri Lankan heritage

Rapper/Producer DeLon is proud to rep his Sri Lankan heritage

Producer, rapper and DJ DeLon might have cut his teeth at rap competitions in Compton and South Central. But hes a son of Sri Lanka at his core. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 28, 2015  05:18 pm

Whitney Houstons daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at 22

Whitney Houstons daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, has died aged 22, a family representative has said. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 28, 2015  12:38 pm

Harper Lees Go Set a Watchman sets record

Harper Lees Go Set a Watchman sets record

Harper Lees much-anticipated second novel, Go Set a Watchman, has set a first-day sales record at Barnes & Noble and is the nations top selling book on Amazon.com. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 17, 2015  01:03 pm

Disney planning Aladdin live-action prequel

Disney planning Aladdin live-action prequel

Disney is developing an Aladdin prequel to be called Genies, according to The Hollywood Reporter. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 16, 2015  01:22 pm

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UNDP Sri Lanka hosts 32 young trilingual Unlocked bloggers

UNDP Sri Lanka hosts 32 young trilingual Unlocked bloggers

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sri Lanka conducted an interactive blogging workshop for the selected 32 young bloggers as they gear to take the Youth and Development agenda forward under the Unlocked Project. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 23, 2015  01:28 pm

Apple and Samsung to make the traditional SIM card disappear

Apple and Samsung to make the traditional SIM card disappear

The SIM card as we know it is about to disappear forever. Apple and Samsung are in talks with the GSM Association (GSMA) about plans to launch electronic, embedded SIM cards to replace the traditional, removable SIM card. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 17, 2015  01:13 pm

Microsoft aims to boost Windows Phone with free Windows 10

Microsoft aims to boost Windows Phone with free Windows 10

Two days ago, CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, had an interview with Mary Jo Foley from ZDNET where he spoke extensively about the Windows Phone strategy. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 16, 2015  01:01 pm

Finnish teen convicted of more than 50,000 computer hacks

Finnish teen convicted of more than 50,000 computer hacks

A teenager involved in series of high profile cyber attacks has been convicted for his crimes in Finland. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 9, 2015  04:07 pm

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