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UPFA to shatter!

UPFA to shatter!

The United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) will definitely shatter within the next few weeks, internal party sources say.

Fifa re-elects Sepp Blatter as president

Fifa re-elects Sepp Blatter as president

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected president of Fifa, football's world governing body, in a vote overshadowed by arrests and corruption...

Somalatha Subasinghe no more

Somalatha Subasinghe no more

Veteran actress and playwright Somalatha Subasinghe has passed away early today (30) at the age of 79.

Mission to chase away MR affiliates!

Mission to chase away MR affiliates!

SLFP leader - President Maithripala Sirisena has decided to make immediate changes to several district organiser posts, internal sources of...

32,000 Divorce, Alimony cases!

32,000 Divorce, Alimony cases!

The Legal Aid Commission of Sri Lanka (LAC) has received 32,000 cases of divorce and alimony during the last two...

I'm blamed for MR's defeat - Sumanadasa

I'm blamed for MR's defeat - Sumanadasa

Sumanadasa Abeygunawardena, referred to as the "Royal Astrologer" to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, says that he is compelled to bear...

Probes on missing journos to resume

Probes on missing journos to resume

President Maithripala Sirisena says that investigation cases pertaining to the journalists who disappeared during the Rajapaksa regime will be reopened.

Sri Lanka raises $1 bn abroad after parliament snub

Sri Lanka raises $1 bn abroad after parliament snub

Sri Lanka's new government raised nearly a billion dollars through its first overseas bond issue after parliament shot down plans to...

Sri Lanka accused of waging 'silent war' as Tamil land is appropriated by army

Sri Lanka accused of waging 'silent war' as Tamil land is appropriated by army

Six years after the end of Sri Lanka’s long and bloody civil war, a “silent” conflict is being waged across...

Growers taken on visit to Botanicoir factory in Sri Lanka

Growers taken on visit to Botanicoir factory in Sri Lanka

Horticultural coir supplier Botanicoir's directors Samantha and Kalum Balasuriya recently took key soft-fruit customers to visit the factory in Sri...

Wasim Thajudeen’s killer is Yoshitha?

Wasim Thajudeen’s killer is Yoshitha?

The CID investigation into the murder of well-known rugby player Wasim Thajudeen is nearing completion and the killer and for...

Relatives of disappeared individuals protest in front of UOC

Relatives of disappeared individuals protest in front of UOC

Relatives of disappeared individuals staged a protest in front of University of Colombo today (29) with the intention of directing...

Death penalty for Vithiya’s killers- Chandrani Bandara

Death penalty for Vithiya’s killers- Chandrani Bandara

The Minister of Women's Affairs Chandrani Bandara has stated that death penalty should be imposed on those who would be...

Ordered from Brazil, arrived from India

Ordered from Brazil, arrived from India

The CWE has ordered a 500 mt sugar consignment from Brazil, but the supplier has supplied Indian sugar, according to...

Increasing dietary fiber can help reduce risk of diabetes

Increasing dietary fiber can help reduce risk of diabetes

Increasing dietary fiber may reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, in addition to reducing BMI and helping to...

Colombo Uni. Law students protest

Colombo Uni. Law students protest

Undergraduates of the Colombo University Law Faculty are currently engaged in a protest demonstration in front of the College House...

New ministers sworn in

New ministers sworn in

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

Colombo reluctant to demilitarise: report

Colombo reluctant to demilitarise: report

Notwithstanding the four-month-old Sirisena government’s repeated assertions of attaching priority to ethnic reconciliation in the country, the regime has been...

ICC report to put SL cricket at risk?

ICC report to put SL cricket at risk?

Following the ICC's criticism of the SLC interim committee, the ICC Governance Review Committee report on Sri Lanka could have...

President should agree with UPFA’s majority view - Vasu

President should agree with UPFA’s majority view - Vasu

The president should agree with the majority view of the UPFA, says MP Vasudeva Nanayakkara.

'Hiru CIA' reveals Periyamadu deforestation (video)

In a massive exposé the 'Hiru CIA' revealed how the untouched forests of Periyamadu reserve are being cut down in a...

Singapore Appoints Indian-Origin Man as Envoy to Lanka

Singapore Appoints Indian-Origin Man as Envoy to Lanka

Singapore has appointed an Indian- origin businessman as its non-Resident High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, the Foreign Ministry announced. S...

Maithri says no to Mahinda, to no-faith motion

Maithri says no to Mahinda, to no-faith motion

President Maithripala Sirisena has stressed that he would not allow his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa to be named as the prime...

3 accused in Kotakethana killing acquitted

3 accused in Kotakethana killing acquitted

The three accused charged with the killing of the mother and daughter at Kotakethana, Kahawatta in 2012 were today (28)...

No-confidence motion against PM on 9th (audio)

No-confidence motion against PM on 9th (audio)

The no-confidence motion againsat prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will be handed over to the speaker on June 09, MP Mahindananda...

No magistrate approval for Johnston's bail

No magistrate approval for Johnston's bail

Although former Trade minister - Johnston Fernando was granted bail by the Kurunegala High Court today (28), the Kurunegala Chief...

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