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SLFP to appoint committee

SLFP to appoint committee

A ten member committee is tipped to be appointed to unite the SLFP factions that support President Maithripala Sirisena and...

record statement from MR

record statement from MR

The Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa addressing the parliament today has stated that the Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapaksha informed that steps are...

Presentation of 19th amendment postponed

Presentation of 19th amendment postponed

Leader of the house Media Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka has informed the parliament today that the presentation of 19th amendment to...

5,000 lives at risk at Negombo hospital!

5,000 lives at risk at Negombo hospital!

The eight-storey new building of Negombo general hospital is on the verge of collapse.

Last warning for protesters

Last warning for protesters

Police read out a court order at a protest currently being carried out near the Parliament, issued by the Kaduwela...

Barricades to stop protesters

Barricades to stop protesters

(Update) The group protesting in order to extend support to the opposition parliamentarians, who are engaged in a fast until...

Conspiracy to break up SLFP!

Conspiracy to break up SLFP!

Minister Mahinda Amaraweera says there is justifiable suspicion that the UNP is involved in a conspiracy to break up the...

Haroon Lanthra passes away

Haroon Lanthra passes away

Popular singer and musician Haroon Lanthra has passed away at his house at Polhena, Kelaniya at the age of 83.

Attempt to surround parliament (Photos)

Attempt to surround parliament (Photos)

A group who gathered at the parliament roundabout is reportedly marching towards the parliament.

Harin's nomination rejected

Harin's nomination rejected

The nomination of the Uva province Chief Minister Harin Fernando for the position of Chairman at Athletic Association of Sri...

'Will support only independent commissions'- SLFP

'Will support only independent commissions'- SLFP

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has decided to only support the provisions with regard to reestablishing the independent commissions...

600 kg of sea cucumber seized in TN

600 kg of sea cucumber seized in TN

A large quantity of sea cucumber, an endangered species under the Wildlife Protection Act, has been seized from a fishing...

JHU refuses to exonerate Mahendran

JHU refuses to exonerate Mahendran

The JHU charges that the investigation report by three lawyers appointed by the prime minister to investigate the controversial Central...

FMM convener resigns

FMM convener resigns

Convener of the Free Media Movement (FMM) Sunil Jayasekara resigned today (20), and said he would place reasons for his...

2014's Most Desirable Woman

2014's Most Desirable Woman

Isha Talwar was 2014's most desirable woman, according to Kochi Times' online poll.

Study reveals deep hormonal link between dogs and owners

Study reveals deep hormonal link between dogs and owners

Does your pooch give you the "feels"? Scientists say the bond between people and their dogs may be deeper than...

Iranativu residents want to resettle in own land

Iranativu residents want to resettle in own land

The people of Iranativu in Kilinochchi want to resettle in their own land.

John Kerry’s Lanka visit being finalized

John Kerry’s Lanka visit being finalized

The schedule for the visit by US Secretary of State John Kerry to Sri Lanka is being finalized, lankagazette reports...

Opposition MPs protest sitting on the floor in parliament

Opposition MPs protest sitting on the floor in parliament

Sri Lanka's parliament on Monday adjourned following a tense situation that irrupted in the chamber with opposition parliamentarians staging a...

Pollard's next level silent protest

Pollard's next level silent protest

West Indian responds to umpire request to quell on-field chatter during Indian Premier League match.

TNA denies links with LTTE

TNA denies links with LTTE

Sri Lanka's main Tamil majority political party on Sunday dismissed allegations that it had worked with the Tamil Tiger rebels.

‘Upcoming election not under new system’

‘Upcoming election not under new system’

DPF leader Mano Ganeshan says the president has given a promise to introduce a new electoral system only, and that...

On the sidelines of N’eliya horse racing

On the sidelines of N’eliya horse racing

A main feature in the New Year season is the Nuwara Eliya horse racing competition.

19th amendment to House even without SLFP support!

19th amendment to House even without SLFP support!

Prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has decided to table tomorrow (21) the 19th amendment to the constitution, which the supreme court...

Emergence surgery for Daya Alwis

Emergence surgery for Daya Alwis

(Update) The veteran actor Daya Alwis who is currently receiving treatment at Sri Jayawardenepura General Hospital has undergone an emergency...

Jayantha's to rerun The Governor's Cup

Jayantha's to rerun The Governor's Cup

Sri Lanka Turf Club (SLTC) is conducting previously cancelled The Governor’s Cup race tomorrow (22).

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Life sharpened by grinding wheel

Life sharpened by grinding wheel

Amidst the busy streets of Gas Paha junction filled with porters and vendors we came across a knife sharpener trying to make living under the shade of a Kottamba tree...

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Airline launches Star Wars plane

Airline launches Star Wars plane

It might not be the droid you're looking for, but a plane painted to look like R2-D2 could be the next best thing for Star Wars fans waiting for The...

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Sangakkara stars as Pietersen misses out

Sangakkara stars as Pietersen misses out

Kumar Sangakkara ensured the crowd at Cardiff's Sophia Gardens on Sunday witnessed a hundred from a world-class batsman as Surrey team-mate Kevin Pietersen missed out on the first day against...

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Humanoid reacts to facial expressions

Humanoid reacts to facial expressions

With his lively eyebrows, winkled cheeks and eyes that follow you around the room - this state-of-the-art robotic head is menacingly lifelike.

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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,...