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Heavy rain falls at some places in the island
2014-12-19 09:48
Heavy rain falls (more than 100 mm) are also expected at some places, the Met. Dept. predicts.An atmospheric d
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Indian fishermen further remanded
2014-12-19 09:45
A Sri Lankan court today extended till December 31 the remand of 38 Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested for alleged
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My vision includes elimination of poverty, corruption - President
2014-12-18 09:53
My vision for Sri Lanka includes elimination of poverty, corruption that would hinder progress of the nation -
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Admin powers of executive presidency led to war victory- Gotabaya
2014-12-17 09:17
While expressing that the international community still attempts to summon Sri Lankan Government to the Intern
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No devolution possible under Rajapaksa - Rajitha
2014-12-17 09:12
Sri Lanka’s Northern Tamils cannot expect powers to be devolved as long as President Mahinda Rajapaksa is in p
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Sydney siege: two dead, three seriously injured as police storm cafe
2014-12-16 09:47
Gunfire erupted early Tuesday as police stormed the Sydney cafe where a gunman had been holding hostages.The c
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Jayawardene to bid final goodbye to home ODIs against England
2014-12-16 09:44
Making it obvious that he will retire after the 2015 World Cup, former Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene o
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Sri Lankan arrested for molesting 11-year-old girl
2014-12-15 10:36
A Sri Lankan clerk, who allegedly caught an 11-year-old girl’s waist from behind while making his body touch h
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Joe Root century inspires England win
2014-12-12 09:35
An unbeaten century from Joe Root guided England to a five-wicket victory in the fifth one-day international a
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Military aircraft crash in Athurugiriya
2014-12-12 09:25
An Antonov plane belonging to the Air Force flying from Katunayake-Ratmalana has crashed in Hokandara, Athurug
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Navy apprehends 43 Indian fishermen
2014-12-10 09:53
The Sri Lankan navy on Tuesday evening apprehended 43 fishermen who ventured into the sea from Nagapattinam in
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Tissa Attanayake resigns
2014-12-09 09:59
General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) Tissa Attanayake, MP, tended his letter of resignation to
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Hirunika’s support to Maithri
2014-12-09 09:58
In a new turn of events at the current situation in the country’s political arena, United People’s Freedom All
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CBI approaches Interpol to question KP in Rajiv Gandhi case
2014-12-08 10:58
The CBI has approached Interpol to expedite its request to question Kumaran Pathmanathan (KP) of LTTE for the
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Man sentenced to death for killing son’s wife
2014-12-05 11:06
A man found guilty of murdering his son’s wife in the Aralaganwila area in 2006 has been sentenced to death by
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Sri Lanka ranked 85th in Global Corruption Index
2014-12-04 09:21
Sri Lanka has showed some improvement in addressing corruption in 2014, ranking 85th among 175 countries as ag
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England ring changes as Sri Lanka bat first
2014-12-03 04:51
England made three changes for the third ODI of the series against Sri Lanka in Hambantota, with Ian Bell the
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Many Sinhalese too unhappy with Rajapaksa - Sobitha Thero
2014-12-02 10:03
It is not just the Tamils, but a wide majority of Sinhalese too are disillusioned with President Mahinda Rajap
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More to leave UPFA, says Dissanayake
2014-12-02 10:02
Former Minister of Public Management Reforms Navin Dissanayake said that more top ruling party members will le
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Give Tamils equal rights, Venkaiah tells Sri Lanka
2014-12-01 10:45
Union Minister for Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that the Sri L
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China denies reports of setting up 18 naval bases in Asia
2014-11-28 09:26
Defending its submarine’s docking at Colombo port as common practice, Chinese military today termed “utterly g
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Release of five fishermen gave ‘official clearance’ for drug smugglers, JHU
2014-11-27 10:01
While Indian PM Narendra Modi today thanked the President for pardoning and sending back the Indian fishermen
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Father-son duo killed in elephant attack
2014-11-26 09:18
A father and his six-year-old son were killed after being attacked by a wild elephant in the Paludeniya area i
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Flood, mudslide threat returns to Sri Lanka - report
2014-11-25 10:01
Nearly a month after a deadly mudslide struck central Sri Lanka, the danger is returning this week. A slow-mov
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SRI LANKAN CRICKET STAR KUMAR SANGAKKARA ON CNN’S TALK ASIA
2014-11-24 03:21
This month on CNN’s ‘Talk Asia’ Anna Coren sits down with the former Sri Lankan cricket team captain Kumar San
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Second reading vote of Budget 2015 today
2014-11-24 11:12
The vote on the second reading of Budget 2015 is scheduled to take place in Parliament, today.Parliament on 1
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Betrayals are nothing new for us – Wimal
2014-11-21 02:32
General Secretary of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) and Minister Susil Premajayantha today said
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I hope to serve the country more in future – Maithripala
2014-11-21 02:30
General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Maithripala Sirisena today said that after serving as
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Freed Indian fishermen return home
2014-11-20 05:46
Five fishermen spared the death sentence in Sri Lanka and freed on Wednesday will take a longer route home tha
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CaFFE condemns attempt to intimidate Rathana Thero’s temple
2014-11-20 05:45
Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has strongly condemned the alleged attempt to intimidate Jathika
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Sri Lanka face higher risk of terrorism: Report
2014-11-20 05:43
Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Myanmar are three of the 13 countries worldwide identified as being at higher risk f
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Madhumadawa leaves JHU to SLFP (video)
2014-11-19 10:10
The organiser of the JHU Gampaha district and former Member of the WPC Madhumadawa Aravinda has decided to lea
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Matale mass grave: skeletons belong to early 1950s
2014-11-19 10:01
The police today informed the Matale Magistrate’s Court that the skeletons found from a mass grave site at the
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Three dead following accident in Buttala
2014-11-18 11:21
Three persons including two MSD officers dead and four injured after a vehicle attached to the Uva Chief Minis
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Sushma Swaraj to discuss Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka
2014-11-18 11:20
India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will on Tuesday meet fishermen representatives accompanied by
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Mathews top in ICC Rankings for ODI all-rounders
2014-11-18 11:14
Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews is now the No 1 all-rounder in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Ran
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2014-10-06 02:34

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2014-10-01 04:22

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

Sport
5th ODI: Rain abandons England inning against Sri Lanka starts
2014-12-12 09:30

England have returned to chase down a 240-run victory target and stay alive in the seven-match contest against

Sri Lanka edge out England to lead ODI series 3-1
2014-12-08 10:59

Kumar Sangakkara laid the foundation before Angelo Mathews completed a nervy chase as Sri Lanka beat England

Phil Hughes critical after being hit by bouncer
2014-11-26 09:27

Australia batsman Phil Hughes is in a critical condition after being hit by a bouncer at the Sydney Cricket Gr

Mathews top in ICC Rankings for ODI all-rounders
2014-11-18 11:37

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews is now the No 1 all-rounder in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Ran

India beat Sri Lanka by 153 runs, 5 records by Rohit Sharma
2014-11-14 09:13

Rohit Sharma created history by smashing the highest individual ODI score with a breathtaking knock of 264 as

Business
Nissan recalls about 470,000 SUVs, cars for possible fuel leaks
2014-12-15 10:40

Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) said on Tuesday it is recalling about 470,000 sport utility vehicles and cars globall

Stock Market Review – 11th Dec 2014
2014-12-12 09:29

Colombo equities witnessed a lackluster trading day where bourse failed to maintain momentum gained on last se

North-East rubber plantation successful amid fresh expectations –Video Interview
2014-12-02 10:00

The Rubber Research Institute (RRI) has found that rubber could be grown as a commercial crop in the North and

Sri Lanka’s Defence Ministry to take over Lanka Cement property at Kankesanthurai in Jaffna
2014-11-26 09:22

The Ministry of Defence has taken steps to acquire the Lanka Cement PLC property at Kankasenthurai. The proper

Chinese naval base for Hambantota Port?
2014-11-19 11:54

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy is about to build 18 naval bases in various regions, in the next 10

Technology
Google translate adds 10 more languages, including Sinhala
2014-12-15 10:41

Google has added support for 10 more languages to Google Translate, allowing an additional 200 million people

Sri Lanka‘s Mogo Reader among 9 global finalists
2014-12-12 09:31

The use of ‘new media’ to fulfill day to day news requirements has been rapidly increasing in the past two dec

Sony Pictures Hacked And Blackmailed
2014-11-26 09:24

Today, employees across the Sony Pictures offices were greeted with a strange picture as they tried to login t

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People receive unexpected amount of money: how they responded was amazing
2014-12-12 09:33

An intriguing social experiment indicates what the respond of the people when a stranger gives away an unexpec

Romesh Gunesekera’s Noontide Toll shortlisted for DSC Literature Prize
2014-12-05 11:09

Five down, five to go. The field for the the richest literary prize in south Asia, an eye-popping (for most wr

Happy New Year’ becomes 1st highest opening Bollywood film in Sri Lanka
2014-11-05 11:10

Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt Ltd, makers of 2014 Diwali release Happy New Year, has announced that the box-o

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