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Ministers who quit also follow wrong astrologers  Harin

Ministers who quit also follow wrong astrologers Harin

Uva Province Chief Minister Harin Fernando says that the recent resignation of four SLFP Ministers was a planned game and that he expects more will follow suit. MORE..

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Sri Lankan van driver jailed for killing jogger

Sri Lankan van driver jailed for killing jogger

An extremely tired Sri Lankan van driver who hit and killed a jogger near Epsom after working a 12-hour night shift has been jailed for four years by a UK court. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 23, 2015  5:02 pm

Colombo-Matara bus gutted in fire

Colombo-Matara bus gutted in fire

A private bus en route to Matara from Colombo has been completely gutted after fire broke out in the front of the vehicle. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 23, 2015  3:02 pm

Sri Lanka condemns suicide attack on Saudi mosque

Sri Lanka condemns suicide attack on Saudi mosque

Sri Lanka has condemned Fridays suicide attack on a mosque in Saudi Arabia that left at least 21 people dead and more than 100 injured. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 23, 2015  2:08 pm

India hands over 16 Sri Lankan fishermen

India hands over 16 Sri Lankan fishermen

India on Saturday handed over 16 Sri Lankan fishermenarrested for allegedly poaching in the Indian watersto Sri Lankan authorities, several days after they were ordered released by courts. MORE..

video (0)Comments | May 23, 2015  12:46 pm

Jayalalithaa takes oath Tamil Nadu CM

Jayalalithaa takes oath Tamil Nadu CM

AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Saturday was sworn in for the fifth time as Tamil Nadu chief minister, nearly eight months after she was forced to quit over corruption charges. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 23, 2015  11:25 am

Govts immediate priority to reset investment climate - Mangala

Govts immediate priority to reset investment climate - Mangala

Sri Lankas foreign minister says that with relatively well developed infrastructure and human capital, the governments immediate priority is to reset the investment climate by making Sri Lanka a secure, efficient and competitive investment destination in South Asia. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 23, 2015  10:56 am

Post-war systemic breakdown blamed for Jaffna violence

Post-war systemic breakdown blamed for Jaffna violence

Dr. Daya Somasundaram, Professor of Psychiatry at Jaffna University, blames the breakdown of traditional social and administrative structures for the gang rape and murder of 18 year old school girl, S. Vithya, at Pungudithivu on May 13, and the mayhem that engulfed Sri Lankas Northern Province subsequently. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 23, 2015  9:51 am

Court bans protests in Jaffna Town

Court bans protests in Jaffna Town

The Jaffna Magistrate Court has issued a stay order banning all types of protests in Jaffna Town, Police Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 23, 2015  7:15 am

Sri Lanka ditched as Asian Youth Games host

Sri Lanka ditched as Asian Youth Games host

Sri Lanka has lost the right to host the 2017 Asian Youth Games because of political interference from the government, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 22, 2015  11:10 pm

Will not influence businesses like previous leaders - President

Will not influence businesses like previous leaders - President

I will never personally try to influence any businessman or business, President Maithripala Sirisena said today. He added that unlike previous leaders he will not attempt to interfere in businesses and only provide support where necessary to develop the sectors. MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 22, 2015  3:53 pm

Senior Police officers of Jaffna District transferred

Senior Police officers of Jaffna District transferred

(UPDATE) The Inspector General of Police(IGP) has ordered the transfer of the OIC of the Jaffna Division SSP SSP Lakshman Weerasekara and the HQI of Kayts CI Q.R. Perera and HQI of Jaffna CI B.M.R.K.B. Balasooriya with immediate effect, Police spokesman told Ada Derana. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 22, 2015  3:26 pm

SLFP Ministers resignation not an issue - SB

SLFP Ministers resignation not an issue - SB

I joined this government to win over the hearts of the Tamils after the war and assist the President garner international support to face the Geneva issue, Rural Economic Affairs Minister S.B. Dissanayaka said today. MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 22, 2015  2:00 pm

Committee appointed to investigate corruption at Ports Authority

Committee appointed to investigate corruption at Ports Authority

Presidents Counsel Nalin Laduwahetti and three others appointed to investigate into the allegations of bribery and corruption at the Ports Authority, the Government Information Department said a short while ago.

(0)Comments | May 22, 2015  1:04 pm

Raviraj Assasination: Five navy personnel remanded

Raviraj Assasination: Five navy personnel remanded

Five navy personnel arrested over the 2006 assassination of TNA MP Nadarajah Raviraj have been remanded until June 5 by the Colombo Magistrate Courts. MORE...

| May 22, 2015  12:44 pm

Wele Sudas brother remanded

Wele Sudas brother remanded

A brother of drug kingpin Wele Suda, Saliya Kumara who was arrested by the Kohuwala Police on May 17 with heroin has been remanded until June 5 by the Colombo Magistrate Court. MORE...

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Sports

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

SL Women win second ODI against West Indies

SL Women win second ODI against West Indies

Sri Lanka womens cricket team secured a win against West Indies in the second ODI match of the tour of West Indies by six wickets a short while ago in Colombo. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 15, 2015  4:30 pm

Phillip Hughes: Cricket Australia confirms independent review

Phillip Hughes: Cricket Australia confirms independent review

Test player Hughes died in November aged 25, two days after being struck on the top of the neck by a delivery during a domestic match in Sydney. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 14, 2015  1:47 pm

Sugath Thilakaratne elected President of SLAA

Sugath Thilakaratne elected President of SLAA

Former Sri Lankan sprinter Sugath Thilakaratne has been elected as the new President of the Sri Lanka Athletic Association (SLAA), defeating Upali Kumarasiri by a majority of 59 votes. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 14, 2015  12:49 pm

Entertainment

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

South African police hunt 3 women after man is raped

South African police hunt 3 women after man is raped

Police in Diepsloot, South Africa are on the hunt for a group of three women who allegedly raped a 21 year-old man on Sunday night, This Is Africa news agency reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 29, 2015  01:08 pm

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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.....

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