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No Netball coach despite World Cup round the corner

No Netball coach despite World Cup round the corner

Even though a 30-person squad has been named for the Netball World Cup which is to be held in Australia...

Priyanthika undergoing 'hell' in Saudi ; authorities mum

Priyanthika undergoing 'hell' in Saudi ; authorities mum

A Sri Lankan housemaid in Saudi Arabia is pleading to authorities to bring her back to her homeland after facing...

Mahinda gets no favourable response from Maithri

Mahinda gets no favourable response from Maithri

President Maithripala Sirisena has not given a favourable response to a request to name his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa as the...

China to build world's largest airport terminal

China to build world's largest airport terminal

China, the world's most populated country, will soon have the world's largest airport terminal.

British UKIP candidate sacked after threatening to shoot Lankan Tory rival

British UKIP candidate sacked after threatening to shoot Lankan Tory rival

A British Parliamentary candidate from UK Independence Party (UKIP) was suspended on Tuesday after threatening to shoot a rival lawmaker...

Bollywood beauty turned nun finds peace in Buddhism

Bollywood beauty turned nun finds peace in Buddhism

Does her face look familiar to you? At a time Barkha Madan (now known as Gyalten Samsen) was a household...

MR's security chief quizzed

MR's security chief quizzed

A statement has been obtained from Colonel Mahendra Fernando - the security unit chief of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, reports...

Sanga to play in Big Bash League for Hobart

Sanga to play in Big Bash League for Hobart

Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara has signed to play for the Hobart Hurricanes in the next two T20 Big Bash...

Ranil will not be betrayed – Maithri

Ranil will not be betrayed – Maithri

President Maithripala Sirisena stresses that he will never betray UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe.

Johnston remanded

Johnston remanded

Former minister and UPFA MP Johnston Fernando and former Lak Sathosa Chairman K.M.R. Fernando were further remanded until May 11...

Sneha final episode being edited

Sneha final episode being edited

‘Sneha’, a tele drama by Kelum Palitha Mahiratne shown over Hiru TV is in its final episode, reports say.

FCID to be disbanded?

FCID to be disbanded?

President Maithripala Sirisena has summoned the IGP for a discussion, possibly to take place today (06), to discuss the Financial...

CMC extends e-tax payment system

CMC extends e-tax payment system

The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) has decided to extend the e-Service Online Tax Payment System.

Johnny to be presented before Kurunegala MC

Johnny to be presented before Kurunegala MC

Former Cooperatives and Internal Trade Minister Johnston Fernando who was arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) and remanded...

Maithri-Mahinda to meet in parliament

Maithri-Mahinda to meet in parliament

The meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to take place at the President's Office in...

Rugby team to fight without Rajapaksas

Rugby team to fight without Rajapaksas

Sri Lanka is to compete against Kazakhstan today (06) under the first leg of the Asian Five Nation rugby tournament.

Turning back to public mandate

Turning back to public mandate

If President Maithripala Sirisena is meeting former President Mahinda Rajapaksa in order to defeat the United National Party, it is...

BBS to take up new role

BBS to take up new role

Bodu Bala Sena says it will meet with elections commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya tomorrow (06) to discuss forming a new political...

'Dozens die' as migrant boat sinks in Mediterranean

'Dozens die' as migrant boat sinks in Mediterranean

Dozens of migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean after a boat sank south of Sicily, the Save the Children aid...

Johnston remanded

Johnston remanded

Colombo Chief magistrate orders to remand former minister Johnston Fernando till tomorrow (May 06).

3 with Lankan origin to contest in UK general election

3 with Lankan origin to contest in UK general election

Three individuals with Sri Lankan origin are to contest in the UK general election which is schedule do be held...

Johnston arrested

Johnston arrested

Former minister Johnston Fernando has been arrested a short while ago, 'Sri Lanka Mirror' learns.

Chalo Chalo with DJ Bravo on the floor

Chalo Chalo with DJ Bravo on the floor

Cricketer Dwayne Bravo from Chennai Super Kings, who is known for his fun on-field activities and his love for music...

Vesak in Doha (Pics)

Vesak in Doha (Pics)

As all Buddhists celebrated the holy Vesak festival around the globe, a group of Sri Lankans held a celebration in...

Regulations for National Drug Policy still pending

Regulations for National Drug Policy still pending

Although two months have elapsed since the National Drug Policy was passed in Parliament, related laws and regulations are yet...

Basil further remanded

Basil further remanded

Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa was further remanded until May 07.

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