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I dont think Mahinda is mentally retarded- says Rajitha

I dont think Mahinda is mentally retarded- says Rajitha

Mahinda Rajapaksa will lose his privileges as a former President, if he contests at the next general election, Cabinet Spokesperson Rajitha Senaratne affirmed. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 28, 2015  4:30 pm

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Singapore appoints High Commissioner for Sri Lanka

Singapore appoints High Commissioner for Sri Lanka

The Government of Singapore has appointed High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, the Channel News Asia said in a statement on Thursday (28). MORE...

(0)Comments | May 28, 2015  3:13 pm

Sri Lankan doctor faces trial over husbands death

Sri Lankan doctor faces trial over husbands death

A Sri Lankan doctor accused of murdering her husband during a domestic dispute in Western Australias Mid West region will stand trial in November. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 28, 2015  1:56 pm

Three suspects in Kotakethana double murder acquitted

Three suspects in Kotakethana double murder acquitted

The Colombo High Court today acquitted the three suspects accused in the 2012 murder of a mother and daughter in Kotakethana, Kahawatta. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 28, 2015  12:20 pm

Johnston Fernando released on bail

Johnston Fernando released on bail

Former Minister Johnston Fernando, who was arrested and remanded over charges of financial fraud, was released on bail by the Kurunegala High Court today. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 28, 2015  11:34 am

PCB hopes to host Sri Lanka next year

PCB hopes to host Sri Lanka next year

Managing to impress the visiting Zimbabwe cricket team with its security arrangements, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is now targeting a tour by the Sri Lankan outfit sometime in April next year. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 28, 2015  10:32 am

Lankan kidnapped in Nigeria released

Lankan kidnapped in Nigeria released

The Sri Lankan engineer, D A Karunadasa, who was abducted in Nigeria for ransom, has been released by his abductors, Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith P Perera said. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 28, 2015  9:48 am

Sri Lanka Cricket sack three officials over sex bribe scandal

Sri Lanka Cricket sack three officials over sex bribe scandal

Sri Lankan crickets governing body on Wednesday announced the sacking of three officials after allegations that members of the womens national team were asked to perform sexual favours to keep their places. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 28, 2015  9:28 am

Cabinet nod for 20th Amendment

Cabinet nod for 20th Amendment

The Cabinet of the Sri Lankan government today granted approval for the draft bill of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, formulated to change the countrys electoral system, sources said. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  10:45 pm

China is not sidelined - Government

China is not sidelined - Government

The Government on Wednesday (27) affirmed that relationship between China and Sri Lanka will continue at a strong level. MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 27, 2015  5:29 pm

South African delegation meets Sri Lankan Tamil Diaspora in UK

South African delegation meets Sri Lankan Tamil Diaspora in UK

A South African delegation has met with Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora organisations with a view to bringing a sense of normalcy to the North-East part of the island and exchange views on how they could contribute towards the peace and reconciliation process. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  4:21 pm

Sri Lankan held for travelling on fake passport

Sri Lankan held for travelling on fake passport

The immigration staff of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad arrested a Sri Lankan passenger during the custom checkup for travelling using a fake passport. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  3:52 pm

Non-tariff barriers largest road block to ties with India, says Eran

Non-tariff barriers largest road block to ties with India, says Eran

A banker turned politician, Sri Lankas deputy minister for highways and investment promotion Eran Wickramaratne says trade and investment with India can grow exponentially but makes a strong case for reduction in non-tariff barriers (NTBs) by India. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  3:21 pm

Modi paying special attention for Sri Lankan Tamils welfare - BJP

Modi paying special attention for Sri Lankan Tamils welfare - BJP

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been paying special attention for the welfare of Tamils both in India and in Sri Lanka, says Muralidhar Rao, national general secretary of the BJP. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  2:17 pm

AG halts Tirans arrest

AG halts Tirans arrest

The Attorney General on Wednesday (27) halted the arrest of Parliamentarian Tiran Alles until the Fundamental Rights petition filed by the Parliamentarian at the Supreme Court is heard again. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  1:38 pm

Special Parliamentary session to approve CC members

Special Parliamentary session to approve CC members

(UPDATE) A special parliamentary session to approve the civil society representatives of the Constitutional Council will be held next Wednesday (June 03), Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody said. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  12:53 pm
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Sri Lanka Cricket rope in Jonty Rhodes

Sri Lanka Cricket rope in Jonty Rhodes

Sri Lankan cricketers are to get fielding tips from the man who pretty much revolutionised the art after former South African player Jonty Rhodes agreed to a short stint with them. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  1:59 pm

Sangakkara wins CEAT Cricketer of the Year award

Sangakkara wins CEAT Cricketer of the Year award

Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara, on Monday, was announced as the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year in a glittering ceremony in Mumbai. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 26, 2015  10:59 am

Mumbai Indians Win Second IPL Crown

Mumbai Indians Win Second IPL Crown

Mumbai Indians love affair with Eden Gardens contiuned as they clinched their second IPL title following a crushing 41-run win over Chennai Super Kings in a lop-sided summit clash, here tonight. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 25, 2015  7:51 am

Royal College win 71st Bradby Shield

Royal College win 71st Bradby Shield

Royal College Colombo won the 71st Bradby Shield encounter after defeating Trinity College Kandy 49-0 in the second leg at Royal College Grounds on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 23, 2015  7:32 pm

Zimbabwe cricketers arrive in Pakistan for historic tour

Zimbabwe cricketers arrive in Pakistan for historic tour

Zimbabwes cricket team is in Pakistan, the first Test-playing nation to visit the country in six years. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 19, 2015  4:52 pm

Entertainment

Dheepan wins Palme dOr in upset Cannes finale

Dheepan wins Palme dOr in upset Cannes finale

The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiards Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festivals coveted top honor, the Palme dOr. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 26, 2015  11:29 am

Johnny Depps dogs face death in Australia

Johnny Depps dogs face death in Australia

Johnny Depps pet dogs Pistol and Boo have been ordered by Australia to bugger off back to Hollywood or face being put down after he flew the terriers into the country illegally -- as thousands signed a petition to save them. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 15, 2015  10:44 am

High Court suspends Salman Khans jail sentence

High Court suspends Salman Khans jail sentence

The Mumbai high court suspended on Friday actor Salman Khans jail term in the 2002 hit-and-run case, pending appeal, giving him temporary reprieve. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 8, 2015  01:52 pm

Kate and Prince William name princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Kate and Prince William name princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

The Princess of Cambridge has finally been revealed to the world as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana - in a touching nod to her grandfather, her grandmother and her great-grandmother. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 5, 2015  09:36 am

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LG launches smartwatch at Rs 30,000 in India

LG launches smartwatch at Rs 30,000 in India

LG Electronics Tuesday launched LG Watch Urbane at Rs 30,000 in India powered by the Android Wear which works seamlessly with smartphones running Android 4.3 and above. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 19, 2015  05:07 pm

Worlds first self-powered video camera developed

Worlds first self-powered video camera developed

The worlds first self-powered video camera that runs without a battery and can produce an image each second has been developed by researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  04:11 pm

Sri Lanka develops cheap rainfall forecasting device

Sri Lanka develops cheap rainfall forecasting device

Scientists in Sri Lanka have developed mobile weather stations capable of capturing and transmitting near real-time rainfall data. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 19, 2015  10:54 am

The Brave New World of Windows 10

The Brave New World of Windows 10

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a slew of new features and capabilities coming in Windows 10: the convergence of the desktop and mobile; the advent of the killer universal app; more power and features for personal digital assistant Cortana.....

(0)Comments | January 24, 2015  02:32 pm

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