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Third UN Global Road Safety Week 2015

Third UN Global Road Safety Week 2015

Around 186 300 children under 18 years die from road traffic crashes annually, and rates of road traffic death are...

CCD summons north journalists

CCD summons north journalists

Four journalists in Mannar and Vavuniya have been issued summons to appear before the Colombo crime division at Dematagoda today...

Muttur Tamils protest against land seizures

Muttur Tamils protest against land seizures

Tamil residents of Muttur are protesting against the seizure of their land by civil defence force personnel.

Businessman appointed Kataragama Basnayaka Nilame

Businessman appointed Kataragama Basnayaka Nilame

Piyatissa Kumarage, a businessman from Kandy has been elected the new Basnayaka Nilame of the Ruhunu Kataragama Maha Devale, reports...

Basil granted 3 months leave

Basil granted 3 months leave

Parliament today (28) approved three-months-leave for UPFA MP and former minister Basil Rajapaksa from today onwards.

2 Lankan schoolboy cricketers felicitated at Lord’s

2 Lankan schoolboy cricketers felicitated at Lord’s

Two Sri Lankan players of a British cricket club have been awarded the best upcoming schoolboy cricketer of the year...

Ilford optometrist offers her expertise to Sri Lankans

Ilford optometrist offers her expertise to Sri Lankans

A 23-year-old eye specialist is to travel to Sri Lanka to help medical staff as part of a two week...

John Kerry to travel to SL, Kenya & Djibouti

John Kerry to travel to SL, Kenya & Djibouti

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Sri Lanka on Saturday to meet with its new president, Maithripala...

CID to quiz Namal

CID to quiz Namal

The CID is to question MP Namal Rajapaksa over a breach of the security of president Maithripala Sirisena at a...

Questions over right to information

Questions over right to information

Parliamentarians of the opposition yesterday raised the issue of the lack of knowledge on the proposed Right to Information Bill.

General election in August?

General election in August?

The next general election is likely to be held around mid August, government sources said.

UPFA sacks four Uva PC members

UPFA sacks four Uva PC members

The UPFA has sacked four of its Uva Provincial Council members from the party for their involvement in the power...

Cooray qualifies for Rio Olympics

Cooray qualifies for Rio Olympics

London based Sri Lankan athlete Anuradha Indrajith Cooray has qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics Marathon after breaking the long...

Deadlock over CC

Deadlock over CC

The committee appointed to discuss the issue over the composition of the Constitutional Council proposed in the 19th Amendment to...

Conspiracy to sabotage constitutional council

Conspiracy to sabotage constitutional council

Mahinda Rajapaksa loyalists are trying to politicize and sabotage the constitutional council that recommend members to the independent commission to...

Govt., opposition need to cooperate - NPC

Govt., opposition need to cooperate - NPC

The National Peace Council says it is hopeful that the government and the opposition will show the necessary determination to...

'Chinese loans' interest rate are not high'

'Chinese loans' interest rate are not high'

The Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka (CCCSL) has rejected Sri Lankan Financial Minister Ravi Karunanayake's allegation of the...

Most blame LTTE for abduction

Most blame LTTE for abduction

Sixty per cent of the people who had appeared before the Sri Lankan Presidential Commission on  War Time Disappearances, blamed...

Bikini model becomes pro skydiver

Bikini model becomes pro skydiver

A glamour model who showcases her curves in glossy magazines around the world has a new thrill-inducing hobby - freestyle...

Lochana’s husband-to-be is a film producer

Lochana’s husband-to-be is a film producer

Popular actress Lochana Imashi is getting married in the first week of next month to Lasantha Nawaratne, the producer of...

Sobitha Thero ends fast (Photos)

Sobitha Thero ends fast (Photos)

Based on a promise given by the President Maithripala Sirisena, Venerable Maduluwawe  Sobitha Thero has stopped the sathyagraha.

Rs. 9 m budget spoils U-19 tourney

Rs. 9 m budget spoils U-19 tourney

The under 19 inter-provincial cricket tournament has been suspended due to an estimated budget of Rs. nine million being submitted.

Sobitha Thero and group engaged in sathyagraha to pass 19A

Sobitha Thero and group engaged in sathyagraha to pass 19A

A group consisting of the National Movement for a Just Society led by Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero are currently engaged...

19A supporters surge ahead despite police interference

19A supporters surge ahead despite police interference

The march urging all parties to support the 19th amendment commenced at Ayurveda Junction in Rajagiriya.

Russian court sends three young women to jail for twerking at a war memorial

Russian court sends three young women to jail for twerking at a war memorial

A court in southern Russia has sentenced three young women to brief jail terms for making a video showing them...

Lalith, Anusha to be quizzed again

Lalith, Anusha to be quizzed again

The financial crime investigation division is to expedite investigations into the Rs. 620 million fraud in the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission...

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