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VIDEO: Government supports the spread of racism - JVP

VIDEO: Government supports the spread of racism - JVP

The JVP today accused that the government supporting the spread of racism in the country in a bid to uphold the political power. MORE...

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Special commodity levy on imported grain

Special commodity levy on imported grain

Special commodity levy on imported grain reduced from 26th July. Mysoore dhal reduced by Rs. 3 per kilogram, Green gram by. 32 per kilogram.

(0)Comments | July 25, 2014  6:54 pm

Sri Lankan asylum seekers to be taken to Australia

Sri Lankan asylum seekers to be taken to Australia

A group of Sri Lankan asylum seekers that has been languishing on board an Australian customs vessel for weeks will temporarily be brought to Australiaís mainland and may be sent to India, Australiaís government said Friday, following a court challenge and outrage from human rights groups. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 25, 2014  4:59 pm

Man self-immolated over disputes with his wife

Man self-immolated over disputes with his wife

A 46-year old person has self-immolated in Wellawatta a short while ago, over a dispute with her wife, according to the police. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 25, 2014  4:15 pm

Wasp attack in Sigiriya

Wasp attack in Sigiriya

At least ten tourists were injured after being stung by a swarm of wasps while climbing the Sigiriya Rock, today morning, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 25, 2014  1:55 pm

Thavisha Peiris murder: accused sentenced to life

Thavisha Peiris murder: accused sentenced to life

Two men have been jailed for life for murdering a pizza delivery worker who was on his last shift before starting a new job in IT. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 25, 2014  12:27 pm

Finance ministry starts work to prepare the 2015 budget

Finance ministry starts work to prepare the 2015 budget

The Ministry of Finance and Planning has commenced work towards preparing the 2015 budget proposals. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 25, 2014  10:57 am

No survivors found amid wreckage of Air Algerie plane in Mali

No survivors found amid wreckage of Air Algerie plane in Mali

The wreckage of an Air Algerie flight that crashed early Thursday has been found in the northern Mali desert, officials in Burkina Faso, where the plane took off, said on state-owned RTB television. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 25, 2014  10:15 am

Allow UN investigators into India - Jayalalithaa

Allow UN investigators into India - Jayalalithaa

UN officials probing human rights violations in Sri Lanka must be given visas to visit India, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said. Jayalalithaa urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that visas were granted to the UN officials. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 25, 2014  8:12 am

Allegations were fabricated - Chief Minister Ranatunga

Allegations were fabricated - Chief Minister Ranatunga

Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga today lodged a complaint with the Cinnamon Garden police against a person who said to have made a false complaint to the Welikada police against him. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 24, 2014  5:33 pm

Contact lost with Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso

Contact lost with Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso

Algerias national airline, Air Algerie, says it has lost contact with one of its planes flying from Burkina Faso to Algiers across the Sahara. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 24, 2014  4:19 pm

SC dismisses UNP petition on Uva PC seats

SC dismisses UNP petition on Uva PC seats

The Supreme Court today dismissed the petition filed by United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian Harin Fernando against the Election Commissioner, on the seat allocation in Uva Province. MORE...

| July 24, 2014  2:44 pm

Four sentenced to death by Kandy high Court

Four sentenced to death by Kandy high Court

The Kandy High Court sentenced four persons to death found guilty of murdering a person in Palagolla area in Pussellawa, a short while ago. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 24, 2014  1:28 pm

SL wins toss elects to bat

SL wins toss elects to bat

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat against South Africa in the second test match at the SSC ground a short while ago.

(0)Comments | July 24, 2014  12:45 pm

VIDEO: Gnanasara Thero speaks his concerns on the removal of thier FB pages

VIDEO: Gnanasara Thero speaks his concerns on the removal of thier FB pages

General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Ven. Galaboda Aththe Gnanasara Thero told Ada Derana that not only their fan pages on facebook, but some other pages handled by individuals who raised their voice against racism and social injustice too have been. MORE...

video (0)Comments | July 24, 2014  12:12 pm

Scotland police stop Sri Lanka Commonwealth Games cyclists cycling on motorway

Scotland police stop Sri Lanka Commonwealth Games cyclists cycling on motorway

Four members of Sri Lankaís Commonwealth Games team sparked a police response after going for a bicycle ride down one of Scotlandís busiest stretches of motorway. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 24, 2014  10:04 am
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Jayawardene scores 150...

Jayawardene scores 150...

Mahela Jayawardene reached 150 in the 1st inning of the 2nd test vs South Africa at SSC, SL 335/5 a short while ago. MORE...

(0)Comments | July 25, 2014  11:50 am

Thirimanne to captain Asian Games cricket team

Thirimanne to captain Asian Games cricket team

Lahiru Thirimanne names as captain of the 15 member cricket squad representing Sri Lanka at the Asian Games 2014 in South Korea - SLC -

(0)Comments | July 23, 2014  4:28 pm

India end 28 year drought at Lordís with 95-run win over England

India end 28 year drought at Lordís with 95-run win over England

Indian speedster Ishant Sharma, whose consistency has always been under the scanner, delivered when it mattered most, as he grabbed a career-best 7 for 74 to bowl out the home team for a 223 in pursuit of a competitive victory target of 319. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 21, 2014  8:14 pm

Steyn, Morkel lead South Africa to 153-run win

Steyn, Morkel lead South Africa to 153-run win

Fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel took four wickets each as South Africa dispatched Sri Lanka for 216 to win the first test in Galle by 153 runs on Sunday. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 20, 2014  2:24 pm

South Africa set Sri Lanka 370 to win

South Africa set Sri Lanka 370 to win

South Africa declared their second innings on 206 for six wickets at tea on the fourth day on Saturday, setting Sri Lanka a target of 370 to win the first test. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 19, 2014  3:14 pm

Entertainment

Beatles documentary to be directed by Ron Howard

Beatles documentary to be directed by Ron Howard

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is to direct a documentary about the early years of the Beatles. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 17, 2014  04:06 pm

Jennifer Lopez cancels performance at World Cup in Brazil

Jennifer Lopez cancels performance at World Cup in Brazil

If you were hoping to watch Jennifer Lopez perform in Thursdayís World Cup opening ceremony, youíre out of luck. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 9, 2014  08:22 pm

Lankan lover demands claims from Aishwarya Rai

Lankan lover demands claims from Aishwarya Rai

A resident of Taiwan who is of Sri Lankan origin, Niroshan Devapriya has alleged that he was in a romantic relationship with the Bachchan bahu before her marriage. Not only this, Devapriya has also demanded claims for causing him mental stress. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 9, 2014  03:04 pm

Peter Jackson changes third Hobbit film title

Peter Jackson changes third Hobbit film title

Director Peter Jackson has changed the title of the final film in his Hobbit trilogy from There and Back Again to The Battle of the Five Armies. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 25, 2014  09:24 pm

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YouTube to buy Twitch for $1 billion - report

YouTube to buy Twitch for $1 billion - report

Google has reached a deal to buy game livestreaming firm Twitch for $1 billion, according to a report by Variety. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 19, 2014  09:57 am

Apple wins close to $120M in patent lawsuit against Samsung

Apple wins close to $120M in patent lawsuit against Samsung

Samsung was ordered Friday to pay Apple $119.6 million after a California jury determined the South Korea-based company guilty of infringing Appleís patents, Reuters reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 5, 2014  03:52 pm

Android app pirates plead guilty to copyright infringement

Android app pirates plead guilty to copyright infringement

The US Department of Justice has broken new ground when it comes to prosecuting counterfeit mobile app distributors. For the first time, the government has convicted two men for illegally selling copies of copyrighted apps. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 25, 2014  04:55 pm

Samsung launches Galaxy S5 smartphone

Samsung launches Galaxy S5 smartphone

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 smartphone - an improved, but not radically different, successor to last yearís Galaxy S4. MORE..

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No recount please

All candidates who had contested for the Colombo District from the United Peopleís Freedom Alliance (UPFA) were called to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) headquarters in Colombo last Wednesday ...

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(0)Comments | April 10, 2014  3:40 pm

Hambantota difficult to clear

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who hosted the chief editors and media heads for his monthly breakfast meeting on Thursday (24), was asked about the attack on a group of UNP Parliamentarians which took place in Hambantota recently ...

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(0)Comments | April 27, 2014  3:28 pm

President ĎNo-Ballsí Sanath

Sri Lankaís most senior cricketers Mahela Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara had strongly criticised the countryís cricket administration, upon returning to the country after winning the Twenty20 World Cup in Bangladesh ...

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(0)Comments | April 27, 2014  4:34 pm
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