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Govt does not have will to help Tamils - Wigneswaran

Govt does not have will to help Tamils - Wigneswaran

Chief Minister of Sri Lankas Northern Province, C.V. Wigneswaran, has accused the countrys Central government of not having the will to help Tamils or minorities. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 30, 2015  10:26 am

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Police Inspector arrested for assaulting woman

Police Inspector arrested for assaulting woman

A Police Inspector attached to the Medirigiriya Police Station has been arrested for assaulting a woman in Palugasdhamana, Polonnaruwa. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 30, 2015  5:10 pm

Injustice against Tamils in Sri Lanka continues: DMK

Injustice against Tamils in Sri Lanka continues: DMK

Expressing concern over a report on the Sri Lankan armys continued occupation of traditional Tamil homeland, DMK on Saturday said it showed that the scene has not changed despite a change of guard in the island republic. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 30, 2015  3:22 pm

Two killed in suicide bast outside Gadaffi Stadium

Two killed in suicide bast outside Gadaffi Stadium

Pakistan on Saturday confirmed that a blast that claimed two lives near a cricket stadium on Friday where a ODI match was underway was a suicide attack. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 30, 2015  2:12 pm

Want to re-open investigations on attacks on media President

Want to re-open investigations on attacks on media  President

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena says he wants to re-open investigations into all past murders and disappearances of journalists. MORE..

video (0)Comments | May 30, 2015  12:24 pm

Attempts to pin murder charges on my family MR

Attempts to pin murder charges on my family  MR

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa claims that the government is attempting to level even murder charges against members of his family. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 30, 2015  11:42 am

Somalatha Subasinghe passes away

Somalatha Subasinghe passes away

Veteran actress and playwright Somalatha Subasinghe has passed away at the age of 79. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 30, 2015  8:22 am

Truth behind Rugby players death expected soon

Truth behind Rugby players death expected soon

Police Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara says that the truth regarding the death of rugby player Wasim Thajudeen will be uncovered very soon. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  6:04 pm

Special facilities for the disabled voters

Special facilities for the disabled voters

The Government has taken steps to introduce a system which will ensure that all differently abled citizens can cast their vote at elections, Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said. MORE..

video (0)Comments | May 29, 2015  4:28 pm

38-year-old man shot dead in Bingiriya

38-year-old man shot dead in Bingiriya

A 38-year-old man has been gunned down and murdered near the Bingiriya weekly market today, police said. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  3:32 pm

Sri Lankan refugee found guilty of stabbing neighbour

Sri Lankan refugee found guilty of stabbing neighbour

A man who fatally stabbed a fellow Sri Lankan refugee has been found guilty of murder by an Adelaide jury, which earlier heard the crime was committed after the victim called his killer a lady boy. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  2:43 pm

Sri Lanka raise US$ 988 million from International Bonds Issues

Sri Lanka raise US$ 988 million from International Bonds Issues

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka, today successfully launched and priced a US$ 650 million 10-year International Sovereign Bond (Issue) at a yield of 6.125 per cent per annum on 28th May 2015, CBSL said in a release. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  1:17 pm

New Ministers sworn in

New Ministers sworn in

SLFP Parliamentarians Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Chandrasiri Sooriyaarachchi, Hemal Gunasekara and Pandu Bandaranayake have received ministerial portfolios. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  12:57 pm

Body of suspected missing teen recovered

Body of suspected missing teen recovered

The body of a teenager, believed to be that of the 15-year-old boy who was reported missing, has been recovered from the Gin Ganga near the Gintota Bridge, police said. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  12:37 pm

5 Sri Lankan fishermen detained near Nagapattinam

5 Sri Lankan fishermen detained near Nagapattinam

The Indian Coast Guard personnel on Thursday night detained as many as five Sri Lankan fishermen and have confiscated their fishing boat charged with the offence of poaching in Indian waters at about 36 nautical miles off Nagapattinam coast. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 29, 2015  11:13 am

New SLFP Ministers to be sworn in

New SLFP Ministers to be sworn in

A group of SLFP Parliamentarians are to be sworn in as Ministers today filling the vacant portfolios following the recent resignation of several SLFP Ministers. MORE..

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Fifa re-elects Sepp Blatter as president

Fifa re-elects Sepp Blatter as president

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected president of Fifa, footballs world governing body, in a vote overshadowed by arrests and corruption allegations. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 30, 2015  7:47 am

Sri Lanka Cricket rope in Jonty Rhodes

Sri Lanka Cricket rope in Jonty Rhodes

Sri Lankan cricketers are to get fielding tips from the man who pretty much revolutionised the art after former South African player Jonty Rhodes agreed to a short stint with them. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  1:59 pm

Sangakkara wins CEAT Cricketer of the Year award

Sangakkara wins CEAT Cricketer of the Year award

Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara, on Monday, was announced as the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year in a glittering ceremony in Mumbai. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 26, 2015  10:59 am

Mumbai Indians Win Second IPL Crown

Mumbai Indians Win Second IPL Crown

Mumbai Indians love affair with Eden Gardens contiuned as they clinched their second IPL title following a crushing 41-run win over Chennai Super Kings in a lop-sided summit clash, here tonight. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 25, 2015  7:51 am

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

Entertainment

Dheepan wins Palme dOr in upset Cannes finale

Dheepan wins Palme dOr in upset Cannes finale

The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiards Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festivals coveted top honor, the Palme dOr. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 26, 2015  11:29 am

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

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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.....

(0)Comments | January 24, 2015  02:32 pm

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