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Cutouts, decorations cause pollution - environmentalists

Cutouts, decorations cause pollution - environmentalists

Environmentalists have warned of massive scale environmental pollution and negative health impacts that would occur due to the massive campaigning...

Maithri, Ranil to address business community

Maithri, Ranil to address business community

Common Opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena is to share his vision for a united an prosperous future for Sri Lanka with...

Election stakes put 3 banks at risk

Election stakes put 3 banks at risk

Funds have been used for the election campaign of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, jeopardising the financial situation of three state banks...

PLOTE, TELO to support Mahinda?

PLOTE, TELO to support Mahinda?

Minister Susil Premajayantha has said that the People's Liberation Organisation of Tamil Eelam (PLOTE) and Tamil Eelam Liberation Organization (TELO)...

SLMC to support Maithripala

SLMC to support Maithripala

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has decided to support Common Opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena at next month's Presidential election.

Hirunika wonders whether "Gembanpila" is a man

Hirunika wonders whether "Gembanpila" is a man

Western Provincial Councillor Hirunika Premachandra has seen what she calls the biggest frog in the entire district of Colombo who...

Sri Lanka team attack mastermind hanged

Sri Lanka team attack mastermind hanged

The mastermind behind the terrorist attack on the Sri Lanka cricket team in Lahore was hanged in a Pakistan jail...

SL leader asks Tamils to 'forget the past'

SL leader asks Tamils to 'forget the past'

Sri Lanka's president asked minority Tamils to "forget the past" as he campaigned for re-election Thursday (Dec 18), vowing not...

'Presidential election loser has to quit immediately'

'Presidential election loser has to quit immediately'

Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshappriya has declared that in accordance with laid down procedure, President Mahinda Rajapaksa cannot remain in office...

Over 5000 websites & FB accounts set up for election misinformation

Over 5000 websites & FB accounts set up for election misinformation

As many as 5000 new websites and Facebook accounts had been set up with the motive of providing fake and...

Minister says computer rigging will be done again

Minister says computer rigging will be done again

If there is a need to rig next month's Presidential election through what has now come to be called "Computer...

Political turncoat Kategoda reveals he got Danuna released

Political turncoat Kategoda reveals he got Danuna released

Political turncoat Jayantha Kategoda has revealed that the release of Danuna Tillekaratne the son-in-law of former Army commander General Sarath...

"Sil" cloth imported for election inducements

"Sil" cloth imported for election inducements

Industries Ministry secretary Anura Siriwardena has through his ministry imported eight lakhs of "Sil" (temple wear) cloth, Transparency International Sri...

Government to confiscate Identity cards of overseas travellers

Government to confiscate Identity cards of overseas travellers

Sri Lankan citizens travelling overseas for more than six months will have to give up their national Identity cards following...

Shady activities at Lyceum International School

Shady activities at Lyceum International School

Parents are up in arms over a regulation that pupils to be admitted to Lyceum International College in Panadura will...

Film actress won't chicken out to Weerawansa's antics

Film actress won't chicken out to Weerawansa's antics

Film actress Samanali Fonseka has hit out at controversial Minister Wimal Weerawansa saying he was a man without a conscience...

Sri Lankans leave for Test series sans Mahela

Sri Lankans leave for Test series sans Mahela

A batsman like Mahela Jayawardena who has been as asset to the Sri Lanka team will always be hard to...

Defeating President is main goal - JVP

Defeating President is main goal - JVP

The JVP's main goal is to defeat President Mahinda Rajapaksa and then join efforts to salvage the country, party leader...

Secretary Defence graces 'MOMENTUM'

Secretary Defence graces 'MOMENTUM'

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa attended as a special guest speaker at the MOMEMTUM, synchronized professional forum held...

Presidential candidate enters Govt. Press

Presidential candidate enters Govt. Press

A Presidential candidate has visited the Government Press on Dec. 17 and remained there for over an hour, reports say.

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Hirdramani transfers Rs.28m worth of shares

Hirdramani transfers Rs.28m worth of shares

Some Rs.28 million worth of shares, about 90 percent of the assets of Hirdramani have been transferred from the Pan Asia Bank to another company called Rosewood Pvt Limited and...

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Tour racket of 2 SLC managers revealed

Tour racket of 2 SLC managers revealed

Details of a racket have come to light where two managers of Sri Lanka Cricket have been fraudelently sending teams to Bangladesh, Malaysia and India, portraying themselves to be official...

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Mother charged for killing 8 children

Mother charged for killing 8 children

Australian authorities have charged a woman in the northern city of Cairns with the murder of seven of her children and her niece.

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Western fairytales get Korean twist

Western fairytales get Korean twist

What would some of our favorite Disney fairytales and Western stories look like if they had been conceived in Eastern Asia?

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Sri Lanka’s General Fonseka is still fighting for justice

Sri Lanka’s General Fonseka is still fighting for justice

It’s rainy season in Sri Lanka. Tropical storms, torrential rain and surprise su...

A fault in his stars?

A fault in his stars?

Mahinda Rajapaksa expected a coronation. Instead he faces a tricky election “An...

Plight of Phil Hughes diverts England focus away from Sri Lanka

Plight of Phil Hughes diverts England focus away from Sri Lanka

England’s cricketers are in Colombo and about to begin a seven-match series agai...

Combat related PTSD among the Sri Lankan Army servicemen

Combat related PTSD among the Sri Lankan Army servicemen

The study investigated combat related PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and...

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