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Ven. Omalpe Sobitha Thero to resign as JHU leader

Ven. Omalpe Sobitha Thero to resign as JHU leader

Venerable Dr. Omalpe Sobitha Thero says that he will resign from the leadership of the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU). MORE..

video (0)Comments | September 24, 2016  4:44 pm

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Nine injured after two vans collide head-on in Badulla

Nine injured after two vans collide head-on in Badulla

Nine persons including 6 women were injured and hospitalized following a head-on collision involving two vans near the Badulla Police Station on the Bandarawela-Badulla main road today. MORE..

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Barber claims he was assaulted by cops over hair cut delay

Barber claims he was assaulted by cops over hair cut delay

A barber who has been admitted to hospital claims he was assaulted by a group of officers from the Hatton Police Station. MORE..

video (0)Comments | September 24, 2016  6:50 pm

Protest staged in Jaffna to highlight Tamil issues

Protest staged in Jaffna to highlight Tamil issues

Thousands of Sri Lankan Tamils led by Northern Province Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran today staged a demonstration in Jaffna to highlight issues faced by the minority community in the country. MORE..

video (0)Comments | September 24, 2016  6:07 pm

Sri Lanka, Georgia sign deal on visa-free system for diplomats

Sri Lanka, Georgia sign deal on visa-free system for diplomats

The Georgian and Sri Lankan Foreign Ministers highlighted bilateral relations at the meeting held on the sidelines of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 24, 2016  3:40 pm

Mastercard lists Colombo as worlds 4th fastest growing tourist destination

Mastercard lists Colombo as worlds 4th fastest growing tourist destination

Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, is the worlds fourth fastest-growing destination for international visitors, according to the 2016 Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 24, 2016  1:51 pm

Navy nabs 77.5 kg of Kerala Ganja

Navy nabs 77.5 kg of Kerala Ganja

Sri Lanka Navy personnel have seized 77.5 kg of Kerala Cannabis while being transportedin a three-wheeler in the coastal area of Ambalampokkane in Pudukurippu. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 24, 2016  12:48 pm

Naval rating commits suicide at Trincomalee camp

Naval rating commits suicide at Trincomalee camp

A naval rating has committed suicide inside the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) camp in Trincomalee by shooting himself. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 24, 2016  12:43 pm

Finance Ministry to inspect licensed liquor breweries

Finance Ministry to inspect licensed liquor breweries

The Finance Ministry says that licensed liquor breweries will be inspected by the special raid unit of the ministry. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 24, 2016  11:49 am

IMF asks Sri Lanka to expedite implementation of VAT amendments

IMF asks Sri Lanka to expedite implementation of VAT amendments

A staff team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Jaewoo Lee visited Colombo during September 13-23, 2016 to hold discussions on the first review of the Sri Lankan authorities economic program that is being supported by a three-year Extended Fund Facility (EFF). MORE..

(0)Comments | September 24, 2016  11:26 am

Ada Derana Sri Lankan of the Year 2016 - Award Winners

Ada Derana Sri Lankan of the Year 2016 - Award Winners

The first ever Ada Derana Sri Lankan of the Year Awards ceremony was held on Friday (23) at the Hilton, Colombo. MORE..

video (0)Comments | September 24, 2016  1:19 am

Worlds endorsement of Sri Lankas achievements a great incentive President

Worlds endorsement of Sri Lankas achievements a great incentive  President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that the world leaders have commended Sri Lanka on the achievements of the last 18 months and that is a great incentive, encouragement and a blessing for Sri Lanka. MORE..

video (0)Comments | September 23, 2016  7:17 pm

Prices of 47 essential drugs reduced

Prices of 47 essential drugs reduced

Prices of 47 essential drugs have been reduced under the first phase of the National Drug Policy, Health Minister Dr Rajitha Senaratne said. MORE..

video (0)Comments | September 23, 2016  6:11 pm

Women arrested after FB video shows her assaulting daughter

Women arrested after FB video shows her assaulting daughter

A woman who was arrested in Nirweli for inhumanly assaulting her nine-year-old daughter, after a video of the incident went viral on social media, has been remanded till October 07 by the Jaffna Magistrates Court. MORE..

video | September 23, 2016  5:23 pm

More Sri Lankan refugees set to return from India

More Sri Lankan refugees set to return from India

Another group of 76 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees currently living in South India are scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka under a UN facilitated voluntary repatriation program, the Sri Lankan government said on Friday. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 23, 2016  4:57 pm

HRCSL frowns over denial of lawyers to suspects

HRCSL frowns over denial of lawyers to suspects

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has taken strong exception to a proposed amendment to the countrys criminal law which seeks to deny arrested suspects access to lawyers prior to recording their statements. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 23, 2016  3:32 pm

Sports

IIT basketball team wins Gold Medal at UITM International Sports Fiesta in Malaysia

IIT basketball team wins Gold Medal at UITM International Sports Fiesta in Malaysia

The Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) emerged winners at the Eleventh UITM International Sports Fiesta 2016 tournament held in Selangor, Malaysia recently. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 20, 2016  2:52 pm

Dinesh Chandimal undergoes surgery

Dinesh Chandimal undergoes surgery

Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lankas wicket keeper - batsman, has undergone a surgery after injuring his hand in a domestic game last week. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 19, 2016  2:29 pm

Bangladeshi cricketer Shakib escapes helicopter crash

Bangladeshi cricketer Shakib escapes helicopter crash

One person was killed while four others sustained injuries after a helicopter crashed in Bangladeshs Coxs Bazar, one of the worlds largest natural sandy sea beaches on Friday. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 17, 2016  2:53 pm

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique says they will learn from Alaves defeat

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique says they will learn from Alaves defeat

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique said they will have last weeks surprise home defeat to Alaves at the forefront of their minds when they visit La Liga newcomers Leganes on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 17, 2016  10:58 am

Ahmed Kellys remarkable journey to the Paralympics

Ahmed Kellys remarkable journey to the Paralympics

Every Paralympian has a story of how they battled the odds to compete in the sport they love, but few have a tale as remarkable as Australian swimmer Ahmed Kelly. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 16, 2016  3:48 pm

Entertainment

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, bringing an end to what began as the worlds most tabloid headline-generating romance before morphing into a glamorous engine of family and philanthropy.MORE..

(0)Comments | September 22, 2016  12:15 pm

Fawad Khan, Salman Khan join hands for Nitin Kakkars next

Fawad Khan, Salman Khan join hands for Nitin Kakkars next

B-town has long been abuzz with rumors that Fawad Khan will be seen in a movie that will be made under Salman Khans production house called SKF (Salman Khan Film). MORE..

(0)Comments | September 20, 2016  02:37 pm

Memorial tributes at Emmys Awards

Memorial tributes at Emmys Awards

​Garry Shandling, Gene Wilder and Anton Yelchin were among several late celebrities that received a touching tribute at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 19, 2016  04:36 pm

Eddie Murphy has promised more Shrek movies

Eddie Murphy has promised more Shrek movies

The 55-year-old actor first stepped into the role of the animated donkey, whos simply known as Donkey, in 2001, and after the announcement of a fifth Shrek saga on the way in 2019, the Hollywood legend, thinks hell be in the role forever as the studio knows the films will always be a hit. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 15, 2016  02:20 pm

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Technology

Priest delivery is the Japans newest technology innovation

Priest delivery is the Japans newest technology innovation

Cue the internet. In modern Japan, a Buddhist priest can now be found just a few mouse clicks away, on Amazon.com. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 22, 2016  02:10 pm

WhatsApp wants you to stop muting group chats

WhatsApp wants you to stop muting group chats

An update to the messaging tool WhatsApp now allows users to tag people in group chats so they receive a notification. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 20, 2016  04:26 pm

iPhone 7 home button is useless with gloves or in sports armbands

iPhone 7 home button is useless with gloves or in sports armbands

The iPhone 7s new solid-state home button does not work without skin contact, rendering the phone inaccessible when placed inside a sports armband, a waterproof case or when the user is wearing touch screen gloves. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 19, 2016  04:51 pm

Russia extends porn site ban

Russia extends porn site ban

Russias media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, has blocked access to two of the worlds largest pornography websites. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 16, 2016  04:52 pm

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