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2014-10-24
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Dr in New York City is sick with ebola
2014-10-24 03:18
A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea became the first person
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Nanda Mallawaarachchi appointed Secretary to Sports Ministry
2014-10-24 03:17
Former Secretary of the Ministry of Law and Order, Major General (Retd) Nanda Mallawaarachchi, who was appoint
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Missing 9Y-old Horana boy found in A’pura
2014-10-24 03:14
A 9-year-old boy who disappeared with a monk in Horana was found near the Jethawanaramaya Stupa in Anuradhapur
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New Silk Road: China gives India assurance on SL
2014-10-24 03:13
China does not want to overstep into India’s sphere of influence by bringing Sri Lanka and Maldives into the m
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Fire breaks out at shops in Fort
2014-10-23 12:02
A row of shops at First Cross Street in Fort have been destroyed by a fire, which broke out at around midnight
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Thundershowers expected in the sea areas
2014-10-23 12:01
The Met. Dept. forecasts that showers or thundershowers can be expected at several places in the sea areas aro
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Ban lifted on LTTE: ‘we did enough to stop it’, says MoEA
2014-10-22 01:45
The Ministry of External Affairs says that the government has already provided all relevant material to the Eu
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Vegetable vendor found dead in Attidiya
2014-10-22 01:44
The police found a dead body of a person believed to be a vegetable vendor near Attidiya junction in Mt-Lavini
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Deepavali fosters understanding among communities, increase harmony - President
2014-10-22 01:43
The festive day of Deepavali, which underlines the great spiritual values of Hinduism, is filled with the spir
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UNP MPs attacked in Slave Island
2014-10-21 05:02
A tense situation occurred at the Port Authority Training College in Slave Island, when a group of UNP MPs who
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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5Y in prison in killing of GF
2014-10-21 05:00
Oscar Pistorius, the South African track star once seen as an emblem of triumph over adversity, was sentenced
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Decision on LTTE not politically motivated: GCEU
2014-10-21 04:59
The General Court of the European Union (GCEU) has announced that its decision to annuls sanction on LTTE was
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Sword hangs over ‘Kaththi’
2014-10-21 11:24
The uncertainty over the release of Vijay-starrer Kaththi on Deepavali day continues even as the producer, Ayn
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Bus toppled Bandarawela, 33 injured
2014-10-21 11:24
At least 33 people were injured, eight of them seriously, after a SLBT bus toppled in Udamalwatta area in Band
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Five surrender over attack on S’gamuwa students
2014-10-20 05:19
Five suspects including a member of the Imbulpe Pradeshiya Sabha today surrendered to Balangoda Police over th
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UK fish importers slam EU ban on Sri Lanka
2014-10-20 05:18
UK processors Icelandic Seachill, Direct Seafoods and New England Seafood expressed disappointment over the EU
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Tense situation outside Fisheries Ministry
2014-10-20 01:20
A tense situation has been reported in front of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development at
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Delhi Police uncover how heroin is smuggled to Sri Lanka
2014-10-20 01:19
With the arrest of three men in Chennai including two Sri Lankan nationals and recovery of heroin worth Rs 50
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Thundershowers expected during afternoon and night
2014-10-20 01:18
The Department of Meteorology today said that showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the isla
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Mahinda Balasuriya appointed as new Law and Order Secretary
2014-10-20 01:17
Former IGP Dr Mahinda Balasuriya who has been appointed as Secretary to the Ministry of Law and Order is to of
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Sri Lanka a star performer in SAARC
2014-10-20 09:48
Bangladesh has progressed much going by different social and health indicators among the SAARC member states
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Man held with foreign currency worth Rs 4m at airport
2014-10-19 03:17
A suspect has been arrested at the Katunayake International Airport this morning for attempting to smuggle for
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Sri Lankan heroin peddlers arrested in India
2014-10-19 03:16
In an inter-state joint police operation, the anti-narcotics wing of the Delhi Police and the Chennai city pol
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Over 100 fake notes found inside bus
2014-10-19 11:52
Galle Police today recovered a parcel of counterfeit currency notes from a private passenger transport bus tra
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Indian court comes to rescue of Sri Lankan refugee
2014-10-19 11:51
The Madras High Court Bench in Madurai has imposed a cost of 10,000 Indian rupees on the Director of Social We
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Ambassador Amunugama call on German State Secretary
2014-10-17 03:00
Sri Lanka Ambassador for Germany Karunatilaka Amunugama held a meeting with the Hans Joachim Fuchtel, State Se
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Indian SC grants bail to Jaya
2014-10-17 02:59
The Supreme Court today granted bail to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Jayalalithaa has got th
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More than 100mm heavy falls likely at some places
2014-10-17 02:56
Due to the wavy type disturbances in the atmosphere, showers with lightning activities will occur over most pa
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Goans seek to meet Pope Francis in SL
2014-10-17 02:55
The Goa Church will lobby with the Sri Lankan Catholic Church authorities to organise a meeting for 1,000 Goan
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Government shows concern on EU court decision
2014-10-17 02:55
The Government of Sri Lanka has noted with concern the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 16th
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Wife kills husband in Wariyapola
2014-10-16 04:51
The police have arrested a 45-year old woman who is a resident of Minuwangate area in Wariyapola for allegedly
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Lankan linked to al-Qaeda deported to SL
2014-10-16 04:48
The Sri Lankan who alleged to have links with al-Qaeda and wanted suspect for alleged terror attacks here and
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Thunder showers in the sea areas around the island
2014-10-16 04:47
The Met. Dept. says that showers or thunder showers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the i
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Aussie court denies asylum seeker’s newborn refugee visa
2014-10-16 08:58
A Court in Australia has ruled a baby born to an asylum seeker is not entitled to a refugee visa to enter the
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Amend the constitution before poll, or face the consequences, says Rathana Thero
2014-10-15 12:02
Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thero MP said that the government must implement the proposals for the 19th Amendment
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SL asylum seekers were detained lawfully at sea
2014-10-15 12:02
Lawyers for the Federal Government have told the High Court in Canberra the detention at sea and planned remov
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Shah Rukh Khan’s youngest son to make his Bollywood debut (Watch Report)
2014-10-13 11:23

Now wife Gauri Khan in an interview revealed that Shah Rukh is a doting father and is crazy about their younge

Far Cry 4 To Be Released On November 18th For All Platforms
2014-10-06 02:34

This time round Ubisoft has improved the gaming experience with much more detailed graphics and shaders. Game

The Maze Runner To Bamboozle Audiences From September 11th
2014-10-01 04:22

The adventure movie The Maze Runner will be launched on September 11th to the world audience. Sources say that

Lauren Sanchez to Co-Host The View
Jul 29, 2014 04:42 pm

Lauren Sanchez, a former news reporter and anchor on Extra, will sit in with Whoopi Goldberg, Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd on Wednesday as a gue 

Sport
Sl. vs India ODIs: Kohli to lead Indian team
2014-10-21 05:01

In the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, Virat Kohli will be seen leading Indian squad in the first thr

SL identifies school cricketers with suspect bowling actions
2014-10-17 02:50

Sri Lanka has identified 85 school cricketers bowling with suspected illegal actions in its campaign to clean

Chennai Super Kings win CLT20 cup
2014-10-05 04:39

Indian batsman Suresh Raina fired away a blistering ton to power Chennai Super Kings to the Champions League T

Sri Lanka win Gold for Men’s Cricket in Asian Games
2014-10-03 03:19

Sri Lanka won the gold medal after beating Afghanistan in the final match of Asian Games Men’s Cricket Competi

Sri Lanka women win Bronze Medal in cricket at Asian Games
2014-09-26 10:22

Sri Lanka women’s cricket team won the Bronze Medal at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, beating China by 5 wic

Business
Ceylon Chamber expects budget proposals to be in line with the development agenda
2014-10-24 03:20

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce expects the proposals that will be presented in the ‘National Budget of 2015

Sri Lankan cricketer Dilshan opens hotel
2014-10-23 12:03

Sri Lankan cricketer and ‘Dilscoop’ inventor Tillekeratne Dilshan’s small-scale luxury hotel was declared open

Amana Takaful in Rights Issue for subsidiary in Sri Lanka
2014-10-22 01:46

Amana Takaful PLC is preparing for a Rights Issue of 500,000,360 ordinary shares with one ordinary share to ev

Sri Lanka to let China modernize Sapugaskanda oil refinery?
2014-10-21 12:12

Though around six investors have already submitted proposals for the Sapugaskanda oil refinery modernization p

Sri Lanka to turn back tanker with substandard petrol from Singapore
2014-10-20 01:13

The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) is to send back a tanker carrying 10,000 metric tons of petrol from a S

Technology
LG G3 Review on Derana Tech Guru - Episode 11
2014-10-20 01:21

Every Wednesday @ 7.30 PM on Ada Derana 24×7 (Dialog TV Channel 13)Or visit http://techguru.lk For the latest

Derana Tech Guru Episode 08 – iPhone 6 Review
2014-09-27 10:09

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Derana Tech Guru Episode 05 – Tech in Sinhala
2014-08-25 05:17

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Derana Tech Guru Episode 04 – Tech in Sinhala
2014-08-16 02:13

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Apple wins close to $120M in patent lawsuit against Samsung
May 05, 2014 05:14 pm

Samsung was ordered Friday to pay Apple $119.6 million 

Entertainment
Brisbane man gets pranked by Australian-Sri Lankan comedian
2014-09-21 04:44

A MAN from Brisbane’s southside unwittingly became the butt of the joke after posting an online advertisement

Nilendra Deshapriya’s debut wins Best Film Award
2014-09-09 01:41

Nilendra Deshapriya’s debut film Thanha Rathi Ranga (Between Yesterday and Tomorrow) has won the Best Film Awa

Shaan to perform in Colombo
2014-08-11 04:46

Bollywood playback singer Shaan is set to perform in Colombo, the Indian High Commission has announced.

Beatles documentary to be directed by Ron Howard
Jul 17, 2014 05:02 pm

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is to direct a documentary about the early years of the Beatles.

Jennifer Lopez cancels performance at World Cup in Brazil
Jun 11, 2014 09:32 am

If you were hoping to watch Jennifer Lopez perform in Thursday’s World Cup opening ceremony, you’re out of