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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...

Piyasena’s appointee accused of fraud

Piyasena’s appointee accused of fraud

The director (administration) at the Sri Lanka Vocational Training Authority, an appointee of skills development and vocational training minister Piyasena...

Senasinghe influences customs

Senasinghe influences customs

Deputy minister Sujeewa Senasinghe has intervened in getting clearance for  copper rods imported by a Colombo businessman from Dubai, say...

AASL picks Lankan contingent for Grand Prix

AASL picks Lankan contingent for Grand Prix

Athletic Association of Sri Lanka has announced the Lankan contingent which will take part in the Asian Grand Prix Athletics...

Cooray into record books

Cooray into record books

Anuradha Indrajith Cooray erased Sri Lanka’s long standing athletic record, the men’s marathon, held by S L B Rosa, when...

Daya Alwis passes away

Daya Alwis passes away

Popular actor Daya Alwis who was being treated at hospital following an accident last week passed away this morning (27).

Maithri and SLFP MPs oppose anti-media clauses

Maithri and SLFP MPs oppose anti-media clauses

President Maithripala Sirisena and SLFP MPs have expressed their dissatisfaction to the clauses that have been included in the proposed...

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...

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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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Obama's email hacked by Russian hackers

Obama's email hacked by Russian hackers

Russian hackers who penetrated sensitive parts of the White House computer system last year read President Barack Obama's unclassified emails, The New York Times reported, quoting U.S. officials.

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Grey’s Anatomy fans launch petition to bring Mcdreamy back

Grey’s Anatomy fans launch petition to bring Mcdreamy back

Grey’s Anatomy killed off Patrick Dempsey’s Derek Shepherd on Thursday night, and one fan launched a petition on Change.org in an effort to bring McDreamy back. “It’s like you’ve killed...

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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,...