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Maithri ready to work with MR

Maithri ready to work with MR

President Maithripala Sirisena has said he was willing to work with former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Basil’s birthday celebrations in parliament

Basil’s birthday celebrations in parliament

Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa is expected to celebrate his birthday in parliament today.

Sobitha Thero to fast until 19A pass

Sobitha Thero to fast until 19A pass

The National Movement for a Just Society in Sri Lanka leader and chief incumbent of the Naga Vihara in Kotte...

Photographer Captures Surreal Portraits With Real Animals

Photographer Captures Surreal Portraits With Real Animals

27-year-old Katerina Plotnikova is a Russian photographer with some serious talent. Her portraits with real animals are so incredible they...

Mahinda loyalists in impeachment conspiracy!

Mahinda loyalists in impeachment conspiracy!

A minority group of SLFP MPs, who are powerful Mahinda Rajapaksa loyalists and are against Maithripala Sirisena, is discussing a...

Plantation companies in crisis

Plantation companies in crisis

Nineteen plantation companies incurred a combined loss of Rs. 2,850 million in the 2014 financial year due to low tea...

Lankan journalists trapped in Nepal

Lankan journalists trapped in Nepal

Several Sri Lankan journalists who fled for their lives during the Rajapaksa regime and gained political asylum in Nepal are...

JR’s ghost in parliament

JR’s ghost in parliament

Opposition MPs had a time of joviality when they spent a night in the parliament chamber to protest the bribery...

This Is What Looking Down at Your Cell Phone Does to Your Spine

This Is What Looking Down at Your Cell Phone Does to Your Spine

It is both amazing and scary how the technology has changed over the past 10 years. Not so long ago...

Content of right to information bill concealed

Content of right to information bill concealed

Local media organizations allege the government was yet to brief them on the content of the right to information draft...

Lanka sends emergency relief to Nepal

Lanka sends emergency relief to Nepal

The Government of Sri Lanka has taken steps to provide emergency relief to those affected by the earthquake in Nepal.

Peacock Palace will not be forfeited – owner

Peacock Palace will not be forfeited – owner

ASP Liyanage, the owner of Peacock Palace in Rajagiriya refutes claims that the place, mortgaged to a financial institution, is...

‘Don’t come to Lanka until election ends’ – TNA

‘Don’t come to Lanka until election ends’ – TNA

TNA MP P. Ariyanendiran has asked expatriate Tamils to return to Sri Lanka only after the country gained political stability...

Actress demands room booked by ex-minister!

Actress demands room booked by ex-minister!

A fine-looking actress has claimed a room at Grand Hotel in Nuwara Eliya that had already been booked by a...

President’s promise to JVP!

President’s promise to JVP!

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (25) afternoon met JVP leaders and promised that he would be fully committed to see that...

Hot line for inquiries on Sri Lankans in Nepal

Hot line for inquiries on Sri Lankans in Nepal

Ambassador for Sri Lanka in Nepal has established a hot line 009779851020057 for any inquiries about Sri Lankans in Nepal.

Sri Lanka Air Force sends aid to Kathmandu

Sri Lanka Air Force sends aid to Kathmandu

At least 876 people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake in Nepal, with many more feared trapped...

Lalith Weeratunga and Anusha Pelpita to be arrested

Lalith Weeratunga and Anusha Pelpita to be arrested

The Police Headquarters' sources report that the former President's Secretary and Chairman of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka...

No freedom for Udaya so far

No freedom for Udaya so far

S. Thawamani the mother of Sinnathambi Uthaya Sri, who was arrested on 14th of February and sentenced for two years...

7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal

A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal less than 50 miles from the capital of Kathmandu, the U.S. Geological...

Pooja ends Paththini's work

Pooja ends Paththini's work

Indian beauty Pooja Umashankar's latest contribution to local cinema is the film 'Paththini' directed by veteran filmmaker Dr Sunil Ariyaratne.

Dhammika Ganganath to be appointed Japanese Ambassador

Dhammika Ganganath to be appointed Japanese Ambassador

The cabinet approval has received to appoint the current Chairman of Independent Television Network (ITN) Prof. Dhammika Ganganath as the...

No nomination for Gota from SLFP

No nomination for Gota from SLFP

The President has decided not to give nominations for the former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa who has received severe allegations...

Pakistani rights activist Sabeen Mahmud shot dead

Pakistani rights activist Sabeen Mahmud shot dead

Sabeen Mahmud, a prominent Pakistani social and human rights activist, has been shot dead, shortly after hosting an event on...

Same crooks

Same crooks

Ports and Aviation Minister Arjuna Ranatunga says former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is surrounded by the same old crooks.

Rauf and Digambaram oppose electoral reforms

Rauf and Digambaram oppose electoral reforms

SLMC Leader, Minister Rauf Hakeem and Minister P. Digambaram have objected to the proposed electoral reforms.

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Kantarodai aka Kadurugoda Viharaya

Kantarodai aka Kadurugoda Viharaya

Chunnakkam area, which received much media attention due to a drinking water issue, accommodates a significant location carrying beauty and serenity.

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Nike uses plastic bottles to make football jerseys

Nike uses plastic bottles to make football jerseys

As anticipation builds toward the FIFA Women's World Cup, Nike revealed its latest kit for the the 2015 U.S. Women's National Team.

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Sri Lanka A cruise to victory against Pakistan

Sri Lanka A cruise to victory against Pakistan

Tidy bowling from Sri Lanka A bowlers Dushmantha Chameera and Shehan Jayasuriya restricted Pakistan A to a meagre total of 203 during the first unofficial one-dayer in Matara, before a...

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Pope Francis to visit Cuba

Pope Francis to visit Cuba

Pope Francis will travel to Cuba in September ahead of his visit to the US, the Vatican has announced.

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Chandrika calls for national reconciliation

Chandrika calls for national reconciliation

Sri Lanka is now reverting to a foreign policy based on a principle of "dynamic...

'We are going after Rajapaksa’s stolen assets'

'We are going after Rajapaksa’s stolen assets'

In the first government response to the outrage in India over Sri Lankan Prime M...

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Sunny Leone : From adult star to Bollywood’s ‘Leela’

Sunny Leone : From adult star to Bollywood’s ‘Leela’

With curves to die for and a winning smile, Sunny Leone has successfully won man...

Winning Sri Lanka’s Peace

Winning Sri Lanka’s Peace

Winning a war or revolution, only to lose the subsequent peace, is one of the gr...

A preface to post January 08th media In SL

A preface to post January 08th media In SL

“Any change in the media there (in Sri Lanka) after January 08 ?” asked the head...

From 225 to 250; This is too dangerous a joke

From 225 to 250; This is too dangerous a joke

New look at electoral reforms: 250 seats” – Sunday Times lead story on 29 March,...