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VIDEO: UPFA wins Uva- PC polls final results

VIDEO: UPFA wins Uva- PC polls final results

The United People’s Freedom Alliance has secured a significant victory in both Monaragala and Badulla Districts after pooling some 349,906 (51.2%) votes and securing 19 of 34 seats. MORE...

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Tamil Nadu fishers issue is becoming alarming - TNCC

Tamil Nadu fishers issue is becoming alarming - TNCC

TNCC chief Gnanadesikan claimed that attacks on the Tamil Nadu fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy continue unabated and that the situation has become alarming as nothing was being done to save the hapless fishermen. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 22, 2014  8:52 am

Pope Francis rebukes religious militants

Pope Francis rebukes religious militants

During a trip to the mostly Muslim nation of Albania, Pope Francis rebuked militants who act in the name of religion, saying no one can act as the “armor of God.” MORE...

(0)Comments | September 22, 2014  8:27 am

VIDEO: SLHC directress killed in accident

VIDEO: SLHC directress killed in accident

A Director attached to the Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission (SLHC) died after her vehicle collided head on with a private bus in Beligala area in Balangoda, this afternoon. MORE...

video (0)Comments | September 21, 2014  5:34 pm

Harin receives highest number of preferential votes in Badulla

Harin receives highest number of preferential votes in Badulla

Harin Fernando received the highest number of preferential votes 173,993 at the Uva Provincial Council election contesting for the Badulla District on the United National Party (UNP). MORE...

(0)Comments | September 21, 2014  4:05 pm

UPFA preferential votes- Shashindra on the top in Monaragala

UPFA preferential votes- Shashindra on the top in Monaragala

Shashindra Rajapaksa received the highest number of preferential votes 96,619 at the Uva Provincial Council election contesting for Monaragala District on the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) ticket. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 21, 2014  3:26 pm

Rajapaksa regime now electorally vulnerable: UNP

Rajapaksa regime now electorally vulnerable: UNP

The Rajapaksa Regime especially President Rajapaksa is now electorally vulnerable. We challenge the Regime to hold the election as planned and face the truth about the chaos and misery that the Rajapaksa rule has brought upon the people, the United National Party (UNP) says. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 21, 2014  3:12 pm

Thundershowers in drought prevailing areas from tomorrow

Thundershowers in drought prevailing areas from tomorrow

The Met. Department says that there are some favorable conditions for afternoon or evening thundershowers in the drought prevailing areas from tomorrow. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 21, 2014  2:01 pm

President to leave for New York to address UNGA

President to leave for New York to address UNGA

President Mahinda Rajapaksa will leave on a five-day visit to New York during which he will address the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at the UN headquarters in New York. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 21, 2014  1:55 pm

Haldummulla PS member assaulted

Haldummulla PS member assaulted

Haldummulla Pradeshiya Sabha Member Nimal Karunaratne (UNP) was hospitalized after being allegedly assaulted by a group of UPFA supporters in Haldummulla, this morning.In his complaint to the police, Karunaratne has stated that...MORE...

(0)Comments | September 21, 2014  12:06 pm

Provincial vote is seen as a test for Sri Lanka’s President: Nytimes

Provincial vote is seen as a test for Sri Lanka’s President: Nytimes

Voters in a southeastern Sri Lankan province headed to the polls on Saturday in what is widely seen as a crucial test of whether President Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to win a third term in the coming months. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 21, 2014  11:25 am

UPFA wins Moneragala District; secures majority seats in Uva PC

UPFA wins Moneragala District; secures majority seats in Uva PC

The United People’s Freedom Alliance has secured a significant victory in the Moneragala District after polling more than 58 per cent of votes and securing 8 out of the 14 seats in the district. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 21, 2014  7:15 am

UPFA wins Badulla District by narrow margin

UPFA wins Badulla District by narrow margin

The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has claimed a narrow win over the United National Party in the Badulla District, according to the final district results which show the ruling party winning 10 out of 19 seats. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 21, 2014  6:26 am

UNP wins in Badulla Polling Division

UNP wins in Badulla Polling Division

The United National Party (UNP) has achieved a decisive victory over the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) in the Badulla Polling Division with 21,099 votes compared to the ruling party’s 15,001 votes. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 21, 2014  3:02 am

UPFA on top as total Postal Vote results released

UPFA on top as total Postal Vote results released

The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) received 8,810 postal votes (46.52%) in the Badulla District, narrowly beating the United National Party (UNP) which polled 7,274 votes (38.41%). MORE..

(0)Comments | September 21, 2014  2:12 am

Uva PC Polls: First postal vote results released

Uva PC Polls: First postal vote results released

The first result of the 2014 Uva Provincial Council Election was released a short while ago with the ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) obtaining the highest Postal Votes in the Monaragala Administrative District. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 21, 2014  12:20 am
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Sports

Malinga to undergo ankle surgery

Malinga to undergo ankle surgery

Sri Lanka received a massive jolt on Friday when Lasith Malinga was ruled out of action for 16 weeks due to a surgery on his troublesome left ankle. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 20, 2014  11:33 am

Asian Games gets a Gangam style start in Incheon

Asian Games gets a Gangam style start in Incheon

The 17th Asian Games opened in a multi-coloured blaze of fireworks and carefully crafted K-Pop routines on Friday, as athletes from the world’s most populous region came together in pursuit of gold and glory in South Korea. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 20, 2014  10:42 am

Ajmal must be mentally strong to return - Murali

Ajmal must be mentally strong to return - Murali

Former Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan is the highest Test wicket-taker in history, with 800 scalps, but had to overcome ‘chucking allegations and testing several times, and has urged Saeed Ajmal to stay strong. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 19, 2014  3:03 pm

Vithanage placed on probation for a year

Vithanage placed on probation for a year

Kithuruwan Vithanage has been docked his full match fee and been placed on probation for one year, after he had left the team hotel overnight during the recent Test in Galle against Pakistan, SLC has said. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 16, 2014  10:47 am

Sri Lanka won second place in Asian Netball Championships

Sri Lanka won second place in Asian Netball Championships

Singapore maintained its supremacy in Asian netball after beating Sri Lanka 59-41 in the Asian Netball Championships final on Sunday (14) held at the Singapore Sports Hub’s OCBC Arena. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 15, 2014  5:56 pm

Entertainment

Brisbane man gets pranked by Australian-Sri Lankan comedian

Brisbane man gets pranked by Australian-Sri Lankan comedian

A man from Brisbane’s 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 Deshapriya’s debut wins Best Film Award

 Nilendra Deshapriya’s debut wins Best Film Award

Nilendra Deshapriya’s 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

Sri Lanka gets own River Kwai bridge

Sri Lanka gets own River Kwai bridge

Now, 57 years after it was blown to smithereens, authorities in Sri Lanka plan to rebuild the Bridge on the River Kwai to assuage the anger among locals over a controversial dam project. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 29, 2014  11:23 am

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

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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 Lanka’s 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 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

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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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