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SAARC faces challenges from extremist and terrorist activities: Lankan envoy

SAARC faces challenges from extremist and terrorist activities: Lankan envoy

Sri Lankan Ambassador to Nepal WM Senevirathna says that SAARC faces challenges in various areas, including development, connectivity, extremist and terrorist activities. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 22, 2014  2:43 pm

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Transfer of 10,000 cops postponed

 Transfer of 10,000 cops postponed

The police headquarters today announced that transfer of some 10,000 police officers scheduled to come into effect on 1 January, 2015 have been postponed due to the forthcoming Presidential election. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 23, 2014  4:30 pm

Two houses attacked in Madampe

Two houses attacked in Madampe

Campaign for Free and Fair Elections says that it has received two pre-election related violence from Madagama in Madampe area. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 23, 2014  3:21 pm

Dambulla onion farmers stage protest

Dambulla onion farmers stage protest

Big onion farmers in Dambulla staged a protest blocking the Jaffna- Kandy A9 road near the Dambulla Economic Center, this morning. The police said that a part of the A-9 road from Dambulla clock tower had been closed, and now open for traffic. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 23, 2014  2:06 pm

CAA to conduct island-wide special inspections

CAA to conduct island-wide special inspections

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) says that it will commence special inspections at supermarkets and stores across the country in view of the upcoming festive season. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 23, 2014  1:54 pm

Plea to release Lankan refugees at Tiruchi camp

Plea to release Lankan refugees at Tiruchi camp

The Tamizhaga Vaazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) leader, Panruti T Velmurugan, on Saturday urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam to immediately release some 26 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees kept in a special camp in the Tiruchi central prison and give them medical assistance. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 23, 2014  12:03 pm

Wickremanayakes loyalty to President

Wickremanayakes loyalty to President

UPFA Parliamentarian Vidura Wickremanayake says that he and his father former Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake will continue to support the President. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 23, 2014  11:03 am

28-year-old woman stabbed to death in Kottawa

28-year-old woman stabbed to death in Kottawa

A 28-year-old woman has been stabbed and murdered with a sharp object in the Kottawa area. Police said the victim was attacked when she had attempted to intervene in a dispute between her cousin sister and another individual last evening. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 23, 2014  10:47 am

SAARC Cultural Centre in SL set to remain open

SAARC Cultural Centre in SL set to remain open

The SAARC Programming Committee, meeting here Saturday for its 49th session ahead of the 18th SAARC Summit, has decided to close down three regional centres and merge four others, bringing down the total number of such centres from 11 to five. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 23, 2014  9:22 am

Wet weather to continue

Wet weather to continue

Thundershowers will occur in the sea areas around the island and at times in the Northern, North-central, Eastern, Uva, Southern and Central provinces, the Met. Dept. says. MORE....

(0)Comments | November 23, 2014  9:09 am

Cop arrested for assaulting constable wife

Cop arrested for assaulting constable wife

A police constable (PC) has been arrested on charges of assaulting and injuring his wife, who is a woman police constable (WPC), in the Akurangoda area in Mahawela. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 22, 2014  5:27 pm

Actor Vijay thanks Modi for Indian fishermen release

Actor Vijay thanks Modi for Indian fishermen release

Following the release of five Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy three years ago, popular South Indian actor Vijay has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for freeing them from Sri Lanka. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 22, 2014  5:08 pm

Thundershowers expected in several provinces as reservoirs reach spill level

Thundershowers expected in several provinces as reservoirs reach spill level

The Department of Meteorology says that showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Northern, North-central, Eastern, Uva, Southern and Central provinces while heavy showers (more than 100mm) are also likely at some places. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 22, 2014  3:56 pm

Four police OICs transferred

Four police OICs transferred

Four police officers-in-charge (OICs) have been transferred with effect from November 20 and 21, despite the announcing of a Presidential Election which is scheduled to be held on January 8, 2015. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 22, 2014  1:34 pm

Man arrested over a series of robberies in Nittambuwa

Man arrested over a series of robberies in Nittambuwa

A suspect has been arrested in connection with several robberies carried out in the Nittambuwa area. He was arrested following an operation, according to information received by the Nittambuwa Police crimes unit. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 22, 2014  12:05 pm

Two injured in clashes after SLFP defection

Two injured in clashes after SLFP defection

A former UNP Pradeshiya Sabha member has been wounded and hospitalised following a shooting incident in the Maggona area in Beruwala last night while a group of UNP supporters were celebrating the defection of several SLFP Parliamentarians and Ministers. MORE..

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Sports

Asian Beach Games: Sri Lanka wins bronze for mens beach kabaddi

Asian Beach Games: Sri Lanka wins bronze for mens beach kabaddi

Sri Lanka mens beach kabaddi team has won the bronze medal in the 4th Asian Beach Games being held in Phuket, Thailand.

(0)Comments | November 22, 2014  3:45 pm

England tour of Sri Lanka this month

England tour of Sri Lanka this month

With the ICC Cricket World Cup approaching this winter, Englands team are not among the favourites. At present they are ranked fifth, below India, Australia, South Africa and their imminent opponents, Sri Lanka. MORE...

(0)Comments | November 20, 2014  4:19 pm

Mathews top in ICC Rankings for ODI all-rounders

Mathews top in ICC Rankings for ODI all-rounders

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews is now the No 1 all-rounder in the International Cricket Councils (ICC) Rankings for One-Day International (ODI) All-rounders.

(0)Comments | November 18, 2014  10:38 am

Sri Lanka suffer first 0-5 whitewash

Sri Lanka suffer first 0-5 whitewash

Virat Kohli hit a well-timed century of his career to steer India to victory in the fifth one-day international (ODI) against Sri Lanka. India won the series 5-0. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 16, 2014  9:43 pm

Mathews maiden ton powers Sri Lanka to 286/8

Mathews maiden ton powers Sri Lanka to 286/8

Captain Angelo Mathews, who has been on the forefront Sri Lankas recent major honours, steering the ship and elevating himself to scale new heights as player added another feather to his cap by bringing up his maiden hundred in the fifth ODI at Ranchi. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 16, 2014  5:07 pm

Entertainment

Happy New Year becomes 1st highest opening Bollywood film in Sri Lanka

Happy New Year becomes 1st highest opening Bollywood film in Sri Lanka

Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt Ltd, makers of 2014 Diwali release Happy New Year, has announced that the box-office collection of the movie at the domestic centres is Rs 183.12 cr at the end of the first week of release. MORE..

(0)Comments | November 4, 2014  10:50 am

Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts get World Cup Satisfaction

Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts get World Cup Satisfaction

The Rolling Stones Front man Mick Jagger and drummer Charlie Watts were introduced to the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy and given a private tour of the Bradman Museum at the Adelaide Oval by John, Don Bradmans son. MORE..

(0)Comments | October 27, 2014  02:42 pm

Brisbane man gets pranked by Australian-Sri Lankan comedian

Brisbane man gets pranked by Australian-Sri Lankan comedian

A man from Brisbanes southside unwittingly became the butt of the joke after posting an online advertisement with very specific requirements of a potential house mate. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 19, 2014  03:10 pm

Nilendra Deshapriyas debut wins Best Film Award

 Nilendra Deshapriyas debut wins Best Film Award

Nilendra Deshapriyas debut film Thanha Rathi Ranga (Between Yesterday and Tomorrow) has won the Best Film Award at the I Will Tell International Film Festival 2014 in London, UK. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 7, 2014  01:04 pm

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LG G3 Review on Derana Tech Guru - Episode 11

LG G3 Review on Derana Tech Guru - Episode 11

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

(0)Comments | October 20, 2014  11:00 am

Derana Tech Guru Episode 08 iPhone 6 Review

Derana Tech Guru Episode 08  iPhone 6 Review

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

(0)Comments | September 26, 2014  02:30 pm

Derana Tech Guru Episode 05 Tech in Sinhala

Derana Tech Guru Episode 05  Tech in Sinhala

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

(0)Comments | August 25, 2014  02:47 pm

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 Lankas first internationally standard technology programme. MORE..

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

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A good lesson for others cops

A group of police officers apologized to several MPs including Vijitha Herath and Arjuna Ranatunga following a hearing at the Supreme Court on October 07, pertaining to an incident which had taken place in 2010. ...

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(0)Comments | October 14, 2014  12:35 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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(0)Comments | August 11, 2014  2:18 pm

Kodikara for President

After the President had made his announcement, Western Provincial Council Minister Upali Kodikara posed a question to the party leader. Sir, will there be a problem ...

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