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Afridi becomes first cricketer to bag 8000 runs

Afridi becomes first cricketer to bag 8000 runs

Experienced Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi completed 8,000 One-Day International (ODI) runs during the Pakistan vs UAE, ICC Cricket World Cup...

Watford Costco car park death: Man admits manslaughter

Watford Costco car park death: Man admits manslaughter

A man has admitted killing a shopkeeper who fell from a moving van in Watford.

Ethanol imported by businessman with govt. links?

Ethanol imported by businessman with govt. links?

The 16,000 litres of ethanol illegally imported and found at the Orugodawatte container yard by the customs belongs to a...

Yoshitha summoned to CCD over light aircraft

Yoshitha summoned to CCD over light aircraft

Yoshitha Rajapaksa, the son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been summoned to the Colombo Crime Division today (04).

Ranil speaks of attempt to unite Maithri, MR & CBK

Ranil speaks of attempt to unite Maithri, MR & CBK

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has spoken about attempts to create unity within the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) by getting...

JHU calls for more emphasis to Anti Corruption Secretariat

JHU calls for more emphasis to Anti Corruption Secretariat

The Anti Corruption Secretariat that was set up by the current government in order to address efficiently the issue of...

UN calls for confidence building among Lankan communities

UN calls for confidence building among Lankan communities

The United Nations has reportedly said there is still a wide trust deficit between communities in Sri Lanka and urged...

No nominations for MR - Maithri

No nominations for MR - Maithri

Chairman of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party - President Maithripala Sirisena has pledged that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa would not...

PM’s stance regarding Avant Garde matter

PM’s stance regarding Avant Garde matter

The president and the prime minister both have ordered the officials concerned to conduct an independent and impartial investigation with...

Karu Paranawithana's father passes away

Karu Paranawithana's father passes away

P.V. Ariyapala, the father of Media ministry secretary Karu Paranawithana, has passed away this morning (03).

Right to information act to parliament soon

Right to information act to parliament soon

Noting that a foundation has already been laid for a free media culture, media minister Gayantha Karunatilake says the right...

Ex-leader of LTTE Women’s Sea Tiger Wing nabbed

Ex-leader of LTTE Women’s Sea Tiger Wing nabbed

The former leader of the LTTE Women’s Sea Tiger Wing, Jeyaganesh Murugesu Pakeerathy, has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International...

Absolutely no interest in entering politics - Sanga

Absolutely no interest in entering politics - Sanga

Former cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara has yet again stated that he has 'absolutely no interest in entering politics now or...

16,000 litres of ethanol seized

16,000 litres of ethanol seized

A large consignment of illegally imported ethanol had been seized at the Orugodawatta Custom’s Warehouse today (03) by the Customs...

Glow-in-the-dark ice cream is really a thing

Glow-in-the-dark ice cream is really a thing

An Australian ice-cream parlour has created a new frontier in frozen treats, one that will make it very obvious if...

Sri Lankan woman to be celebrated

Sri Lankan woman to be celebrated

The European Union, the Norwegian Embassy and Rights Now are organising a Women's Day Event: "Celebrating Sri Lankan Woman" on...

More exposure on Sajin’s airplane following SLM revelation

More exposure on Sajin’s airplane following SLM revelation

Following the exposé made by 'Sri Lanka Mirror' about the unregistered cargo airplane owned by former supervising MP Sajin Vaas...

Help find Chandralatha missing in India

Help find Chandralatha missing in India

A Sri Lankan pilgrim, 65 year old K.D.G. Chandralatha has gone missing soon after her arrival in India three days...

Fonseka promoted as Field Marshal this month

Fonseka promoted as Field Marshal this month

President Maithripala Sirisena has decided to promote Former Army commander Sarath Fonseka to the rank of Field Marshal.

Dr. Maheshi attacks another woman at star-hotel

Dr. Maheshi attacks another woman at star-hotel

Colombo Fort police are investigating an allegation that neurosurgeon Maheshi Wijeratne of Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital has attacked and seriously injured...

Navy quizzed over child disappearances - police

Navy quizzed over child disappearances - police

The police have questioned several Navy personnel on disappearances of children.

No secret camps in north-east - PM

No secret camps in north-east - PM

Prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe refutes media reports about a continuation of secret detention camps of the Navy in the eastern...

Will reveal Thajudeen's killer soon - CID

Will reveal Thajudeen's killer soon - CID

The CID says that they will be able to reveal the murderer of Rugby player Wasim Thajudeen soon.

Bribery Commission records Sajin’s statement

Bribery Commission records Sajin’s statement

The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption has recorded a statement from UPFA MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena.

Overdue leasing payment ends in tragedy

Overdue leasing payment ends in tragedy

An individual who had self immolated at the Ampara branch of LB finance had died last night (02) after being admitted...

UNHRC report to be used in domestic mechanism

UNHRC report to be used in domestic mechanism

The government has said the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) report compiled by the team appointed by the Office of...

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Aruni among the shadows

Aruni among the shadows

Aruni Madusha Rajapaksa came into the limelight with the film Super Six in 2012.

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Apple cars on the way!

Apple cars on the way!

Apple is said to be working on producing electric cars as early as 2020 and a team is now working on the project.

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Seekkuge called up as cover for injured Herath

Seekkuge called up as cover for injured Herath

Sri Lanka have called up Seekkuge Prasanna as World Cup cover for injured spinner Rangana Herath, the country’s cricket board announced on Tuesday.

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Regular coffee drinkers have 'cleaner' arteries

Regular coffee drinkers have 'cleaner' arteries

Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor for heart disease - Korean researchers believe.

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Dilani barred from ‘Ridee Reyak’

Dilani barred from ‘Ridee Reyak’

‘Ridee Reyak and Apey Reyak’ happened in Arizona in the US on February 08.

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Censor chief to end censorship

Censor chief to end censorship

"I have been appointed as the Chairman of the Public Performance Board(PPB) also...

Response of Ban Ki Moon about repressing sea piracy was the inspiration

Response of Ban Ki Moon about repressing sea piracy was the inspiration

Following is a discussion with Nissanka Senadhipathi, Chairman of Avant Garde wh...

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Delhi bus rapist blames his victim in prison interview

Delhi bus rapist blames his victim in prison interview

In an interview from jail, Mukesh Singh says women who go out at night have only...

A New Era for India-Sri Lanka Relations?

A New Era for India-Sri Lanka Relations?

A recent visit has encouraged optimism, but India will struggle to counter China...

Sri Lanka’s Mahinda Rajapaksa hopes for comeback

Sri Lanka’s Mahinda Rajapaksa hopes for comeback

The former president is hoping to return to politics in upcoming parliamentary e...

Total 100 Days – 45 Days Gone !

Total 100 Days – 45 Days Gone !

This programme is commonly called Maithri’s 100 Day programme. Yet, this is what...