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Dhammika Ganganath to be appointed Japanese Ambassador

Dhammika Ganganath to be appointed Japanese Ambassador

The cabinet approval has received to appoint the current Chairman of Independent Television Network (ITN) Prof. Dhammika Ganganath as the...

No nomination for Gota from SLFP

No nomination for Gota from SLFP

The President has decided not to give nominations for the former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa who has received severe allegations...

Pakistani rights activist Sabeen Mahmud shot dead

Pakistani rights activist Sabeen Mahmud shot dead

Sabeen Mahmud, a prominent Pakistani social and human rights activist, has been shot dead, shortly after hosting an event on...

Same crooks

Same crooks

Ports and Aviation Minister Arjuna Ranatunga says former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is surrounded by the same old crooks.

Rauf and Digambaram oppose electoral reforms

Rauf and Digambaram oppose electoral reforms

SLMC Leader, Minister Rauf Hakeem and Minister P. Digambaram have objected to the proposed electoral reforms.

Call for a Presidential Committee

Call for a Presidential Committee

The Voice Against Corruption organization has written to President Maithripala Sirisena asking him to appoint a committee to carry out...

Senasuru Yaga for Mahinda

Senasuru Yaga for Mahinda

CWC leader Arumugam Thondaman is organizing a ritual at the Hanuman Kovil at Wawandam estate at Thawalamtenna in Nuwara Eliya...

Catching thieves will not stop- RW

Catching thieves will not stop- RW

The Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has emphasized that the mechanism against corruption will not be weakened under any circumstance.

Aishwarya triggers controversy

Aishwarya triggers controversy

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has triggered a controversy with a commercial ad which allegedly promotes child slavery and racism.

Chandrika to lead mission to catch thieves

Chandrika to lead mission to catch thieves

The former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has been tasked with supervising the investigations conducted with regard to the parliamentarians and...

Mass murders should be further investigated - PCICMP report

Mass murders should be further investigated - PCICMP report

The Presidential Commission to inquire into and report on alleged abductions or disappearances that occurred during January 1, 1983 to...

Gammanpila regrets using distorted national flag

Gammanpila regrets using distorted national flag

The Western province provincial councilor and the leader of Pivithuru Hela Urumaya, Udaya Gammanpila has stated that the distorting the...

Opposition demands parliament dissolution

Opposition demands parliament dissolution

The opposition demands president Maithripala Sirisena dissolves parliament immediately.

Sugar blamed for obesity, not couch potato habits

Sugar blamed for obesity, not couch potato habits

Sugar and carbohydrates are the real culprits in the obesity epidemic - and the public has been falsely told that...

Urbanized birds in USA

Urbanized birds in USA

How aware are you of the birds that live in your neighborhood? Do you know how many different species there...

Mahinda’s MPs cannot count

Mahinda’s MPs cannot count

The petition signed by opposition MPs against the bribery commission’s summoning former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has six signatures less than...

Mars had more water than Arctic Ocean -NASA

Mars had more water than Arctic Ocean -NASA

A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, according to NASA scientists who, using ground-based observatories...

Sajin Vaas to be netted

Sajin Vaas to be netted

Investigations into allegations of irregularities by MP Sajin Vaas Gunawardena during the previous regime have revealed serious instances of abuse...

Ancient 'Lost' Tribe On Mysterious Island Try To Kill All Visitors

Ancient 'Lost' Tribe On Mysterious Island Try To Kill All Visitors

It sounds like the sort of mythical place Indiana Jones might visit - a society which has lived on the...

Gota’s supporters carry distorted national flag

Gota’s supporters carry distorted national flag

Suporters of Gotabhaya Rajapaksa displayed a distored national flag during their protest in Colombo yesterday (23) against the bribery commission’s...

TNA presents bill banning bottom trawling

TNA presents bill banning bottom trawling

The TNA has introduced a bill in parliament that seeks a ban on bottom trawling in country's territorial waters, irrespective...

TUs seek responses from the President

TUs seek responses from the President

A group of 100 trade union leaders led by the head of the National Trade Union Center (NTUC), K.D. Lalkantha...

More relief for farmers?

More relief for farmers?

Agriculture Minister Duminda Dissanayake during a discussion with the newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Yi Xianliang has requested...

RW dismisses passing 19A and 20A together

RW dismisses passing 19A and 20A together

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said the 19th Amendment and the 20th Amendment cannot be submitted to parliament at the...

Financial frauds at FFSL amounts to 20 million

Financial frauds at FFSL amounts to 20 million

A government audit report has indicated that financial frauds which occurred at Football Federation of Sri Lanka (FFSL) amounts to...

Diplomatic role for Sonali Samarasinghe

Diplomatic role for Sonali Samarasinghe

The government has decided to appoint former Editor of Sunday Leader newspaper Sonali Samarasinghe Wikrematunge as the Sri Lanka Minister...

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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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Great expectations from A tour for Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Great expectations from A tour for Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Pakistan A's tour to Sri Lanka, which commences in Matara on Sunday, is being looked at by both countries as one that could help fill vacancies created in their senior...

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Pope Francis to visit Cuba

Pope Francis to visit Cuba

Pope Francis will travel to Cuba in September ahead of his visit to the US, the Vatican has announced.

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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,...