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Rohitha has not declared Rs. 28 m ring?

Rohitha has not declared Rs. 28 m ring?

The Department of Inland Revenue has been instructed to find out whether former minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena has declared the Rs...

Champaka to fill Vaas’ vacancy

Champaka to fill Vaas’ vacancy

Champaka Ramanayake is to be offered the position of pace bowling coach of the national cricket team that fell vacant...

Next election under existing system!

Next election under existing system!

The national executive council has decided that the next election too, would be held under the existing system even if...

Mannar bishop hospitalized

Mannar bishop hospitalized

Bishop of Mannar Rev. Rayappu Joseph has been admitted to Colombo National Hospital after suffering a stroke.

Baby girl for Will-Kate

Baby girl for Will-Kate

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a girl, Kensington Palace has announced.

Luxury houses for Wimal's relatives

Luxury houses for Wimal's relatives

Former minister of housing - Wimal Weerawansa has provided 05 luxury houses of the ‘Haritha Kedella’ housing schemes in Mattegoda...

Kerry commends SL’s enormous progress (audio & pics)

Kerry commends SL’s enormous progress (audio & pics)

Visiting US Secretary of State - John Kerry today (02) commended the ‘enormous progress’ that Sri Lanka has made during...

Namal recovering ; to return soon

Namal recovering ; to return soon

Popular singer Namal Udugama, who underwent liver surgery at the Apollo Hospital in India is recovering.

Pavan carries on Milton legacy

Pavan carries on Milton legacy

A new song by Pavan Mallawarachchi, the grandson of Milton Mallawarachchi has been released to Youtube.

Red light for illegal land deals

Red light for illegal land deals

The ministry of Justice has decided to take speedy measures to prevent illegal land deals.

Kusal to replace Sanga?

Kusal to replace Sanga?

Sri Lankan opening batsman Kusal Perera has to be tasked with the wicketkeeping as well, following the ODI retirement of...

Chandimal ties the knot

Chandimal ties the knot

Wedding bells rang for popular cricketer Dinesh Chandimal yesterday (May 01) as he tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend...

01 year needed for polls under fresh electoral reforms - JVP

01 year needed for polls under fresh electoral reforms - JVP

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna leader - Anura Kumara Dissanayake says that if a new electoral system is to be formulated after...

MS to be nominated for Nobel Peace prize?

MS to be nominated for Nobel Peace prize?

Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena could be nominated for this year's Nobel Peace prize for fulfilling the decisive political work...

Eavesdropping PSD chief gets earful from President

Eavesdropping PSD chief gets earful from President

A senior high ranking police officer has been scolded by President Maithripala Sirisena after the former attempted to eavesdrop on...

Gen. election after 20A

Gen. election after 20A

President Maithripala Sirisena has assured SLFP and UPFA leaders that Parliament would not be dissolved until the 20th Amendment is...

Basil - Rathana Thera in secret talks?

Basil - Rathana Thera in secret talks?

Remanded former economic development minister Basil Rajapaksa, who is being kept at the Colombo National Hospital’s merchant ward, and Ven...

John Kerry arrives in Sri Lanka

John Kerry arrives in Sri Lanka

US Secretary of the State John Kerry arrived in Sri Lanka a short-while this morning (May 02).

SLFP resolves to defeat the UNP

SLFP resolves to defeat the UNP

The SLFP led by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday resolved to defeat the UNP by forming an alliance with progressive parties.

BBS objects to the Lion flag

BBS objects to the Lion flag

General Secretary of the Bodhu Bala Sena (BBS) organization, Ven. Galagodaththe Gnanasara Thero says the country's national flag, the Lion...

MS gives appointment to meet MR

MS gives appointment to meet MR

President Maithripala Sirisena has given a date to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to meet and discuss the issues between the...

Johnny, Sajin to be arrested next week!

Johnny, Sajin to be arrested next week!

Former minister Johnston Fernando and former monitoring MP Sajin Vass Gunawardena are to be arrested next week, sources from the...

Mosquito attraction could be genetic

Mosquito attraction could be genetic

When it comes to choosing a meal, mosquitoes may see some people as a bland bowl of whole grain cereal...

Russian spacecraft Progress M-27M 'out of control'

Russian spacecraft Progress M-27M 'out of control'

A Russian spacecraft delivering supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) is out of control and will fall back to...

SLC Interim Committee threatened to be jailed

SLC Interim Committee threatened to be jailed

A former bigwig of Sri Lanka Cricket has yelled at a present interim committee member over the phone, 'Sri Lanka...

Nadeesha stuns in blue

Nadeesha stuns in blue

Actress Nadeesha Hemamali's latest change of Facebook profile pictures have caused a stir.

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