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VIDEO: Girl,13, stabs her six-year old sister in Badalkumbura

VIDEO: Girl,13, stabs her six-year old sister in Badalkumbura

A six-year-old girl was stabbed by her 13-year-old sister in Badalkumbura, Monaragala, police say, and the reason behind the stabbing is unknown as to yet. MORE...

video (0)Comments | August 21, 2014  12:45 pm

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Bronze medal for Sachin Dias at Youth Olympic games

Bronze medal for Sachin Dias at Youth Olympic games

Sri Lanka’s Sachin Dias and Bing Jialo of China won a bronze medal in the (Badminton) mixed doubles at Youth Olympic games held in NanJin, China.

(0)Comments | August 22, 2014  12:57 pm

Constable Suminda Saman charged in a bribery case

Constable Suminda Saman charged in a bribery case

Police constable Suminda Saman, who got the attention of media over an alleged argument with a Deputy Minister, has been indicted in a bribery case filed against him in the Colombo High Court. MORE...

| August 22, 2014  12:01 pm

Man caught selling ganja near preschool

Man caught selling ganja near preschool

A suspect has been arrested while allegedly selling marijuana near a preschool in the Pallama area. Police said that 27 packets of cannabis, Rs 100,580 in cash and a mobile phone found in the possession of the suspect was taken into custody along with a three-wheeler used to distribute the illegal drugs. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 22, 2014  11:19 am

On-arrival visa for four African countries suspended

On-arrival visa for four African countries suspended

The government has temporarily suspended the on-arrival visa facility for visitors, with respect to four African countries, as measures to protect the country against the spread of the Ebola virus. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 22, 2014  10:49 am

Met Department warns of rough seas

Met Department warns of rough seas

The Department of Meteorology today requested naval and fishing communities to be vigilant as the deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Katunayaka to Hambantota via Colombo and Galle will be rough at times. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 22, 2014  10:38 am

UK visa applicants arrested for fraud

UK visa applicants arrested for fraud

A 42-year old woman and her two adult daughters who applied together for UK visas were arrested for using deception in their applications by applying in multiple identities. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 22, 2014  10:04 am

lslamic terrorism threat to Sri Lanka - Gotabaya

lslamic terrorism threat to Sri Lanka - Gotabaya

In a paper published in the latest issue of the US Defence Department’s journal “Prism”, Sri Lanka’s Defence Secretary, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, has reiterated his belief that Islamic terrorism poses a threat to the island nation. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 22, 2014  8:51 am

India and Lanka to share intelligence on drug trafficking

India and Lanka to share intelligence on drug trafficking

The first Director General levels talks between Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), India and Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB), Sri Lanka was held at New Delhi today. Both sides shared the concern over growing menace of Narcotic Drugs and latest trends in Narcotics smuggling in Indo-Sri Lankan sector. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  4:22 pm

Proposal to shift a section of Lankan refugees from Indian camp

Proposal to shift a section of Lankan refugees from Indian camp

A proposal for shifting a section of Sri Lankan Refugees at Bhavani Sagar camp to another location in the area has been made to the district administration by the Commissioner of Rehabilitation P. Anand. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  3:38 pm

UNP office in Galahagama attacked

UNP office in Galahagama attacked

An election office of the United National Party (UNP) in Galahagama, Uva - Paranagama, was attacked around 3 a.m, this morning. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  3:07 pm

TNA to raise 13A with Modi

TNA to raise 13A with Modi

Leaders of TNA are to push their case for full implementation of the contentious thirteenth amendment to the Constitution during a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) delegation leaves for India today for their first meeting with the new Indian government. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  2:28 pm

VIDEO: Digambaram and Ganeshan appointed Deputy Ministers

VIDEO: Digambaram and Ganeshan appointed Deputy Ministers

MP P. Digambaram has been appointed as the Deputy Minister of National Languages and Social Integration and Praba Ganeshan has been appointed as the Deputy Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology.

video (0)Comments | August 21, 2014  1:09 pm

Health sector staff call off strike

Health sector staff call off strike

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed relevant authorities to expedite the process to provide adequate answers for issues faced by the health sector junior staff. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  11:32 am

Sri Lankan inmate marries in Indian detainee camp

Sri Lankan inmate marries in Indian detainee camp

A 33-year-old inmate of the special camp for foreigners in Cheyyar married his relative at a simple function amid tight security on Wednesday. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  11:19 am

Showers in Western province - Met. Department

Showers in Western province - Met. Department

The Meterology Department says that showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts. Showers may spread to the North-Western province too. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  9:56 am
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Bronze medal for Sachin Dias at Youth Olympic games

Bronze medal for Sachin Dias at Youth Olympic games

Sri Lanka’s Sachin Dias and Bing Jialo of China won a bronze medal in the (Badminton) mixed doubles at Youth Olympic games held in NanJin, China.

(0)Comments | August 22, 2014  1:11 pm

Jayawardene exits; Dilshan, Sangakkara and Herath not far behind: Sri Lanka consider direction

Jayawardene exits; Dilshan, Sangakkara and Herath not far behind: Sri Lanka consider direction

Sri Lanka are banking on young talent to see them through a transitional phase in Test cricket despite the departure of one batting great, another approaching retirement and an ageing spinner in the ranks. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 21, 2014  10:34 am

Sri Lanka win Test series; fitting farewell for Mahela

Sri Lanka win Test series; fitting farewell for Mahela

Sri Lanka gave former captain Mahela Jayawardene a winning farewell after Rangana Herath skittled Pakistan once more in the second Test in Colombo a short while ago. Pakistan, set a series-levelling target of 271 runs, were all out for 165. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 18, 2014  11:13 am

Sri Lanka set Pakistan 271-run target

Sri Lanka set Pakistan 271-run target

Pakistan were set a target of 271 to win the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Sunday and draw the two-match series 1-1. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 17, 2014  2:44 pm

Western Warriors win Carlton Super 7s overall title

Western Warriors win Carlton Super 7s overall title

Western Warriors were crowned the overall champions of the Carlton Super 7s powered by Dialog eZ Cash while Northern Gladiators won the international leg of the tournament. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 17, 2014  1:59 pm

Entertainment

Robin Williams, actor and comedian, dies at 63

Robin Williams, actor and comedian, dies at 63

Robin Williams, who died Monday at age 63, harnessed his zany comic persona to become one of Hollywood’s most celebrated and bankable movie stars. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 12, 2014  10:22 am

Shaan to perform in Colombo

Shaan to perform in Colombo

Bollywood playback singer Shaan is set to perform in Colombo, the Indian High Commission has announced. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 10, 2014  04:34 pm

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 Thursday’s World Cup opening ceremony, you’re out of luck. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 9, 2014  08:22 pm

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Derana Tech Guru Episode 04 – Tech in Sinhala

Derana Tech Guru Episode 04 – Tech in Sinhala

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

(0)Comments | August 15, 2014  04:02 pm

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 Apple’s 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

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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 ‘No-Balls’ Sanath

Sri Lanka’s most senior cricketers Mahela Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara had strongly criticised the country’s 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

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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