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2014-10-30
Yen (Japan) : BR 1.1833 l SR 1.2208   Dollar (Singapore) : BR 100.8600 l SR 104.1600   Dollar (Australia) : BR 112.7700 l SR 117.0600   Dollar (Canada) : BR 115.1200 l SR 119.0100   Franc (Switzerland) : BR 134.6600 l SR 139.5500   Euro (EU) : BR 162.5600 l SR 167.9100   Pound (UK) : BR 206.3100 l SR 212.2100   Dollar (USA) : BR 129.5200 l SR 132.4000  
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New curbs on travels to North: foreigners to apply via online or fax
2014-10-31 02:43
The foreign passport holders who wish to travel to the North can submit their applications through fax or onli
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Recent News
Pension increment from next month
2014-10-31 02:41
All pensioners will get the Rs.2,500 interim allowance proposed by the 2015 Budget along with their November p
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JHU to abstain from voting on Budget 2015
2014-10-31 02:40
The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), a constituent party of the ruling UPFA government, says it has decided to abst
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Deduru Oya overflows, public asked to be cautious
2014-10-31 02:39
Due to the prevailing heavy second inter-monsoon rains Deduru Oya has overflown and three spillway gates of th
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India to appeal against Sri Lanka court’s death sentence to five fishermen
2014-10-31 02:39
The Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi has said that the Indian Government will appeal against the judg
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Man bites roommate’s finger during argument
2014-10-31 09:56
A Sri Lankan worker allegedly bit his roommate’s finger during a heated argument and caused him six per cent p
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24-hr water cut in Colombo
2014-10-30 03:16
The water supply will be suspended for several areas in Colombo for 24-hours from Friday night (31) 9 p.m. to
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Eight including five Indian nationals sentenced to death
2014-10-30 03:16
The Colombo High Court today (30) sentenced to death eight persons including five Indian Nationals for smuggli
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1200 persons evacuated from landslide prone areas
2014-10-30 03:15
With the prevailing extreme weather condition is expected to continue with in next 48-hours, some 1200 persons
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India offers help to Sri Lanka to help landslide victims
2014-10-30 11:09
India today offered assistance to Sri Lanka to help hundreds of people affected by the landslide in Uva provin
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President arrives in Koslanda
2014-10-30 11:09
President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Koslanda, Haldemulla a short while ago to inspect the landslide-affecte
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Fishing boats will be recovered: Pon Radhakrishnan
2014-10-29 04:08
Union minister of state for heavy industries and public enterprises Pon Radhakrishnan has assured steps to sec
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China has no military presence in SL
2014-10-29 01:25
Sri Lankan Navy Chief Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera has assured India that China has no military presence in th
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UN delegation to visit Jaffna today
2014-10-28 03:36
The United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) which begins a three-day focused c
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Constable accidentally shot by SI during raid
2014-10-28 12:57
A Police Constable attached to the Neluwa Police Station has been wounded and hospitalised after being acciden
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SLC to review women’s cricket sex scandal
2014-10-28 12:56
A four member committee has been appointed to review on media reports of management and national selectors of
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Sri Lankan asylum seeker killed in hit-and-run
2014-10-28 10:24
An asylum seeker who escaped war-ravaged Sri Lanka was mowed down and killed in a hit-and-run last night just
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Police officer’s body found washed ashore in Wellawatta
2014-10-27 05:03
The body of a Police Constable attached to the Welelawatta Police Station has been found washed ashore at the
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Four DIGs among top cops transferred
2014-10-27 05:02
Several high-ranking police officers including 4 Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs) have been transferred with i
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Ports Authority incident: UNP MPs released on bond
2014-10-27 01:04
Six persons including several UNP Parliamentarians who were issued notice after being charged with trespassing
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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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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
Sri Lanka’s preparation for India series not ‘ideal’ - Mathews
2014-10-27 05:04

Sri Lanka cricket captain Angelo Mathews said Sunday his team did not have sufficient time to prepare for the

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

Business
Rs. 2,500 Budget allowance to Sri Lanka’s pensioners from November
2014-10-31 02:45

The Finance Ministry has decided to add the interim allowance of Rs. 2,500 to pensioners provided through the

Sri Lanka slips further down in World Bank s Doing Business index
2014-10-30 11:14

Sri Lanka has slid from its earlier ranking at 85 to the current ranking of 99 in the World Bank’s ‘Doing Busi

EXCLUSIVE: Finance Ministry studying issue of vehicle permits to Sri Lanka’s overseas workers
2014-10-28 10:25

The Finance Ministry is currently involved in a special study of the procedures to issue duty free vehicle per

EXCLUSIVE: Sri Lanka’s vehicle importers’ head explains reduction in vehicle prices
2014-10-27 01:05

There will be a marked decrease in the prices of motorcars and vans under the below 1000 cc engine capacity du

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

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
Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts get World Cup Satisfaction
2014-10-27 05:05

The Rolling Stones’ Front man Mick Jagger and drummer Charlie Watts were introduced to the ICC Cricket World C

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.