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Constitutional reform programme launched amidst chaos in the country - MR

Constitutional reform programme launched amidst chaos in the country - MR

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has highlighted some of the most harmful recommendations that have been submitted to the constitutional reform programme. MORE...

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India to supply locomotives, train sets to Sri Lanka

India to supply locomotives, train sets to Sri Lanka

Indian Railways has got the export order of supplying 10 locomotives and six DMU train sets to Sri Lanka. The total size of the order is Rs 700 crore (Indian rupees). MORE...

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Navy arrests five local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

Navy arrests five local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

The Navy has arrested 5 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing activities using unauthorized nets in Silawathurai Seas today. MORE...

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Met. Department predicts thundershowers

Met. Department predicts thundershowers

Showers or thundershowers may occur at most parts of the island after 2.00p.m, the Met. Department predicts. MORE...

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Sri Lanka calls for measures to address the menace of chemical terrorism

Sri Lanka calls for measures to address the menace of chemical terrorism

Sri Lanka has called for ways and means to address the menace of chemical terrorism, in the wake of Non-State Actors acquiring the capability to manufacture and use chemical weapons. MORE...

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Australian PM plays down US refugee deal concerns

Australian PM plays down US refugee deal concerns

The Australian government is confident its refugee resettlement deal with the United States will hold up despite fresh fears Donald Trump could scuttle it. MORE...

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Members of organized crime group arrested in Kopay

Members of organized crime group arrested in Kopay

Five suspects including a 16-year-old boy, believed to be members of an organized crime group in Jaffna have been arrested, the police said. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 4, 2016  9:10 am

Indonesian police plane with 15 on board goes missing

Indonesian police plane with 15 on board goes missing

A twin-engine Indonesian police plane went missing on Saturday with 15 people on board en route to the island of Batam, south of Singapore, police and rescue authorities said, as search teams scoured the area. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 4, 2016  9:05 am

Samaraweera calls on Maldivian Foreign Minister

Samaraweera calls on Maldivian Foreign Minister

Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Foreign Affairs has held discussions with Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives at the Foreign Ministry. MORE...

(0)Comments | December 4, 2016  8:05 am

Three arrested for trapping rare sea turtle

Three arrested for trapping rare sea turtle

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 3 persons who trapped a rare species of sea turtle in Anthonipuram area and were attempting to transfer the turtle by illegal means. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 4, 2016  1:55 am

SLTB earns record profit during private bus strike

SLTB earns record profit during private bus strike

The Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) generated a revenue of approximately Rs 120 million on Friday (2), as private bus operators across the country engaged in a strike action. MORE..

video (0)Comments | December 3, 2016  6:39 pm

Former Gampaha PS chairman hospitalised

Former Gampaha PS chairman hospitalised

Former chairman of the Gampaha Pradeshiya Sabha, Ranjith Gunawardena, has been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital following the tear gas and water cannon attack on the protest at the Parliament Roundabout today. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 3, 2016  5:11 pm

Yellow crossings changed to white

Yellow crossings changed to white

Inauguration of the national program to re-color the yellow pedestrian crossings as white was held this morning under the patronage of the Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilake in Colombo. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 3, 2016  3:28 pm

Sri Lanka mulls stiff fines for boats violating IMBL

Sri Lanka mulls stiff fines for boats violating IMBL

Sri Lanka is considering imposing huge fines on foreign vessels trespassing into its territorial waters. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 3, 2016  12:40 pm

Police fire tear gas, water cannon at JO protest

Police fire tear gas, water cannon at JO protest

Police used water cannons and tear gas to disperse a group of protesters blocking the road near the Parliament Roundabout, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE..

video (0)Comments | December 3, 2016  11:38 am

President to appoint committee to resolve public transport issues

President to appoint committee to resolve public transport issues

President Maithripala Sirisena has agreed to appoint a special committee to study issues of private bus operators and to provide solutions based on the recommendations of the committee, the Presidents Media Division said. MORE..

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Sports

Griezmann joins Ronaldo & Messi on Fifa Best Player list

Griezmann joins Ronaldo & Messi on Fifa Best Player list

The three nominees for The Best FIFA Mens Player Award have been revealed, with perennial rivals Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi joined by Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann in the final three. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 3, 2016  2:55 pm

Sri Lanka sign up Wasim Akram as mentor ahead of South Africa tour

Sri Lanka sign up Wasim Akram as mentor ahead of South Africa tour

Sri Lanka Cricket has announced that Pakistani legend Wasim Akram has accepted their offer to mentor the senior team ahead of their grueling tour of South Africa. Akram will organize a day-long coaching clinic in Colombo, which will be the first of a host of such clinics by foreign experts.

(0)Comments | December 1, 2016  4:57 pm

Looking to get Herath to play for two more years - Jayasuriya

Looking to get Herath to play for two more years - Jayasuriya

He changed the grammar of the game when he played it, but Sanath Jayasuriya is facing a different challenge these days. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 1, 2016  11:55 am

Angelo Mathews wins Cricketer of the Year award

Angelo Mathews wins Cricketer of the Year award

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has been named as Cricketer of the Year 2015 while T M Dilshan was voted Dialog Peoples Player of the year 2016 at the Dialog Cricket Awards on Wednesday (30). MORE..

(0)Comments | November 30, 2016  10:32 pm

Wasim Akram to train Sri Lankan fast bowlers

Wasim Akram to train Sri Lankan fast bowlers

Sri Lanka Cricket introduces new initiative aimed at boosting standards of cricket. King of Swing to launch SLCs Legends Series on 1st December. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 30, 2016  1:04 pm

Entertainment

La La Land named best film by New York film critics

La La Land named best film by New York film critics

Damien Chazelles Los Angeles musical La La Land has been named best film of the year by the New York Film Critics Circle. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 2, 2016  01:25 pm

Drake & Rihanna Top Spotifys Year-End Lists

Drake & Rihanna Top Spotifys Year-End Lists

Drake, Justin Bieber and Rihanna top this years Spotify year-end lists looking at the streaming services most popular acts. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 1, 2016  12:09 pm

Ed Balls: Strictly has released my inner Beyonce

Ed Balls: Strictly has released my inner Beyonce

Ed Balls says Strictly Come Dancing has taught him he has an inner Beyonce - and he is already thinking of getting to the final of the dance contest. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 27, 2016  07:35 pm

Kanye West hospitalized after canceling tour

Kanye West hospitalized after canceling tour

Kanye West was hospitalized for exhaustion on Monday shortly after canceling the remaining shows for his tour, a representative confirmed to The New York Times. MORE..

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Game Award Winners  Overwatch Wins Game of the Year

Game Award Winners Overwatch Wins Game of the Year

With the conclusion of the Game Awards 2016 in Los Angeles, we saw more than 20 awards handed out to deserving studios, games, and people. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 2, 2016  01:38 pm

Netflix will let you download shows, movies for offline viewing

Netflix will let you download shows, movies for offline viewing

Netflix subscribers can now binge on many of their favorite shows and movies even when they dont have an Internet connection. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 1, 2016  12:02 pm

Google clamps down on sneaky malicious sites

Google clamps down on sneaky malicious sites

Sites that repeatedly violate Googles safe browsing policies will be classified as repeat offenders, the company said last week.MORE...

(0)Comments | November 27, 2016  07:27 pm

Oracle buys Dyn

Oracle buys Dyn

Oracle today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Dyn, the leading cloud-based Internet Performance and DNS provider that monitors, controls, and optimizes Internet applications and cloud services to deliver faster access, reduced page load times, and higher end-user satisfaction. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 22, 2016  05:55 pm

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