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I am not ready to make any war hero a suspect - President

I am not ready to make any war hero a suspect - President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he is not prepared to make any war hero a suspect in the charges leveled against the armed forces and the government on the alleged violations of human rights during the war against terrorism. MORE..

video (0)Comments | March 29, 2017  3:37 pm

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Retiring secretaries receive permit rises

Retiring secretaries receive permit rises

The government had decided to increase the permit quotas for secretaries impending retirement, in government ministries. MORE...

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Showers expected over most provinces

Showers expected over most provinces

The Department of Meteorology says that showers or thundershowers will occur over most provinces, particularly in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-western, Uva and Southern provinces, after 2.00p.m. MORE..

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Brexit sovereignty plan set out in Great Repeal Bill

Brexit sovereignty plan set out in Great Repeal Bill

The government will set out how it plans to remove EU law from the statute book later by publishing details of its Great Repeal Bill. MORE...

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Five sentenced to death over Panadura murder

Five sentenced to death over Panadura murder

Five individuals convicted over the murder of a person in the Alubomulla area in 2003 were sentenced to death by the Panadura High Court today (29). MORE..

(0)Comments | March 29, 2017  9:31 pm

Parliamentary seat allocations for Jaffna, Badulla to be revised

Parliamentary seat allocations for Jaffna, Badulla to be revised

The allocation of parliamentary seats for Badulla district will be reduced from 9 to 8 and increased in Jaffna district from 6 to 7 based on the 2016 electoral register, the Elections Commission said.

(0)Comments | March 29, 2017  8:25 pm

Members of Central Banks tender board to be replaced

Members of Central Banks tender board to be replaced

The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has decided to replace the members of the tender board which conducts government bond auctions, CBSL Deputy Governor P. Samarasiri said. MORE..

video (0)Comments | March 29, 2017  6:40 pm

Man attacked by wild boar, dies

Man attacked by wild boar, dies

A 67-year-old man was killed in a wild boar attack in Wathupola area in welamboda on Wednesday, police said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | March 29, 2017  5:36 pm

Security not provided for witnesses in bond case - Devapriya

Security not provided for witnesses in bond case - Devapriya

It is doubtful as to why security has not yet been provided for the judges and witnesses of the controversial bond sale, Western Province Chief Minister Isuru Devapriya says. MORE...

video (0)Comments | March 29, 2017  5:20 pm

Suffer the consequences now, JVP tells Wimal

Suffer the consequences now, JVP tells Wimal

If committed offenses, suffer the consequences, this is the slogan we have to tell Wimal Weerawansa, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said Wednesday. MORE...

video (0)Comments | March 29, 2017  3:51 pm

EU blocks merger of Deutsche Boerse, London Stock Exchange

EU blocks merger of Deutsche Boerse, London Stock Exchange

EU antitrust regulators blocked the proposed 21bn merger of Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday as expected, saying that the deal would have harmed competition because of the companies combined market power. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 29, 2017  3:47 pm

Suspect gets 20 years RI over Fort railway station bombing

Suspect gets 20 years RI over Fort railway station bombing

A suspect was given 20 years of rigorous imprisonment after being found guilty of aiding and abetting the suicide bombing at the Colombo Fort Railway Station in 2008. MORE..

| March 29, 2017  2:55 pm

Indonesian mans body found inside python - police

Indonesian mans body found inside python - police

A missing Indonesian man was found dead inside the body of a python, according to police, BBC reported.

(0)Comments | March 29, 2017  2:31 pm

Traders predict rice price hike during festival season

Traders predict rice price hike during festival season

Prices of rice may go up during the upcoming festival season, President of the Marandagahamula Rice Traders Association, D.K. Ranjith, said. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 29, 2017  2:16 pm

Sri Lanka refutes reports regarding release of Indian boats

Sri Lanka refutes reports regarding release of Indian boats

The Sri Lankan government today refuted media reports claiming that a decision has been taken to release the Indian fishing boats currently in custody, for violating the maritime boundary line. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 29, 2017  1:45 pm

Wimal Weerawansa transferred to Colombo National Hospital

Wimal Weerawansa transferred to Colombo National Hospital

NFF leader Wimal Weerawansa, who was receiving treatment at the Prison Hospital, has been transferred to the Colombo National Hospital. MORE...

video (0)Comments | March 29, 2017  1:00 pm

Sports

Rain washes out Sri Lanka ODI against Bangladesh

Rain washes out Sri Lanka ODI against Bangladesh

Rain forced match officials to abandon Sri Lankas second one-day international against Bangladesh on Tuesday. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 28, 2017  9:36 pm

Kusal Mendis hits maiden ODI ton

Kusal Mendis hits maiden ODI ton

UPDATE: Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Mendis scored his first ODI century during the second one-day international against Bangladesh played in Dambulla on Tuesday. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 28, 2017  5:20 pm

Australian Rugby Union tackles concussion problem with blue card

Australian Rugby Union tackles concussion problem with blue card

Yellow and red cards are used to discipline players in rugby and now one international federation is to trial a blue card to safeguard their health. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 28, 2017  2:57 pm

Sri Lanka opt to bat in must-win clash

Sri Lanka opt to bat in must-win clash

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first in the 2nd ODI against Bangladesh, played at Dambulla International Stadium today. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 28, 2017  2:16 pm

Singer Cup: Richmond beats Thurstan in final

Singer Cup: Richmond beats Thurstan in final

Richmond College (140/2 in 25.2ov) beat Thurstan College (141 in 38.2) by 8 wickets (D/L) & wins U-19 Div-1 Inter school limited over Cricket tournament. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 26, 2017  5:11 pm

Entertainment

Beauty and the Beast breaks box office records

Beauty and the Beast breaks box office records

Beauty and the Beast has enchanted film fans on its opening weekend - taking $350m (282m) around the world. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 21, 2017  10:03 am

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry dies

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry dies

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry has died aged 90, police in the US state of Missouri report. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 19, 2017  07:56 am

Buddha to Krishna: Life and Times of George Keyt

Buddha to Krishna: Life and Times of George Keyt

George Keyt (1901 - 1993) is rightly regarded as an icon of modern art, a demi-God in Sri Lanka. Much is known about Keyt the painter, although his personal life, despite his naturally gregarious nature and his love for writing, remains a mystery. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 17, 2017  11:57 am

Disney pulls Beauty and the Beast in Malaysia following censorship

Disney pulls Beauty and the Beast in Malaysia following censorship

Walt Disney has shelved the release of its new film Beauty and the Beast in Malaysia after film censors said it could only be approved if cut to remove a gay moment. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 14, 2017  05:00 pm

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Samsung plans to relaunch refurbished Note 7 devices

Samsung plans to relaunch refurbished Note 7 devices

Samsung hopes to refurbish the 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 devices that it recalled after a battery fault led to some catching fire. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 28, 2017  02:41 pm

US to ban laptops and tablets on flights from eight countries

US to ban laptops and tablets on flights from eight countries

The US is banning electronic devices from cabin baggage on flights from eight mainly Middle Eastern and North African countries. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 21, 2017  03:43 pm

Australia slumps to 51st in internet speed rankings - behind Sri Lanka and KENYA

Australia slumps to 51st in internet speed rankings - behind Sri Lanka and KENYA

Australias internet speed has ranked as the 51st slowest out of 108 countries around the world, lagging behind underdeveloped nations such as Kenya and Sri Lanka. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 16, 2017  10:33 am

Gmail for Android now lets you send people money right in the app

Gmail for Android now lets you send people money right in the app

Its unlikely to put a dent or even a slight ding in the popularity of Venmo, but today Google is making it easier to send cash using its Gmail app for Android. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 15, 2017  02:35 pm

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