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Indian 2-yr old sets national archery record

Indian 2-yr old sets national archery record

A two-year-old Indian girl has set a new national record in archery, according to the India Book of Records.

Madhumadhava’s lie: 1 million for Namal

Madhumadhava’s lie: 1 million for Namal

The president’s media unit refutes a claim by singer Madhumadhava Aravinda that the president has offered to give only Rs...

Udeshi’s reluctance to reveal her schools

Udeshi’s reluctance to reveal her schools

In Sandun Rajakaruna’s ‘Adara Desak’ Udeshi Sandamali Ratnayake plays the role of Nimali, who is possessed by her grandmother.

Sunil, Keheliya issued notice on missing person’s case

Sunil, Keheliya issued notice on missing person’s case

The Jaffna Magistrate Court has issued notice on a Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) parliamentarian Sunil Handunnetti and former minister, United...

‘Economy would’ve ruined had economic sanctions been imposed’

‘Economy would’ve ruined had economic sanctions been imposed’

Describing the postponement until September of the issuance of a UN report on Sri Lanka that had been due to...

Paba opts for Dinesh

Paba opts for Dinesh

Upeksha Swarnamali better known as Paba has said that she would be happy if Dinesh Gunewardena is appointed as Opposition...

Prasanna comes down to SL join pro-MR rally

Prasanna comes down to SL join pro-MR rally

Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga had arrived from Australia today (26) in order to join the rally in Rathnapura...

SLFP trying to build image with the Muslims

SLFP trying to build image with the Muslims

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) is to commence a programme to regain the support of the Muslim community to...

Development projects have not been stopped - Ravi

Development projects have not been stopped - Ravi

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake said that all development work which has been put on hold would resume soon before the...

Govt to probe Udayanga

Govt to probe Udayanga

The government is to commence an international level probe on a former diplomat of the country.

Sri Lanka Softlogic puts brands under ODEL

Sri Lanka Softlogic puts brands under ODEL

Sri Lanka's ODEL Plc, which is controlled by Softlogic Plc, said it was buying the group's branded retailing unit for...

Sri Lankan rupee forwards steady; stocks at 7-month low

Sri Lankan rupee forwards steady; stocks at 7-month low

Sri Lankan rupee forwards traded steady on Wednesday as dollar inflows from remittances offset importer demand for the greenback, but...

Sri Lanka begins process to regain EU trade concessions

Sri Lanka begins process to regain EU trade concessions

Sri Lanka began the formal process on Wednesday to reapply for key trade concessions from the European Union which had...

Unlawful detentions, torture carried out with impunity - AI

Unlawful detentions, torture carried out with impunity - AI

Amnesty International says unlawful detentions and torture by security forces were carried out with impunity as the authorities continued to...

Indo - SL fishermen discussions, regressive

Indo - SL fishermen discussions, regressive

Convenor of the National Fisheries Solidarity Movement, Herman Kumara says that the present round of talks between representatives of fishermen...

World's first high-wire water crossing of Jaguar XF

World's first high-wire water crossing of Jaguar XF

Suspended over the River Thames on wires just over an inch thick, this daring stunt involving the new Jaguar XF...

Order to suspend Rs. 200 million excise tax

Order to suspend Rs. 200 million excise tax

The Supreme Court today (25) issued an interim order suspending the gazette notification that imposes a Rs 200 million excise...

'Monster salamanders' found in China

'Monster salamanders' found in China

A park ranger in south China has caught an enormous Chinese salamander that is the world's largest living amphibian and...

Full-face helmet ban from April 2

Full-face helmet ban from April 2

Wearing full-face helmets by motorcyclists will be banned from April 02, said the police spokesman.

Police to bring back Basil to SL

Police to bring back Basil to SL

Police is seek court assistance to bring back Basil Rajapaksa to the country for questioning over irregularities at the Divi...

TN fishermen may get 83-day access

TN fishermen may get 83-day access

The third round of talks between representatives of fishermen of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka ended in Chennai on Tuesday...

Thalatha won’t allow Dilan to get away

Thalatha won’t allow Dilan to get away

Minister Thalatha Gunasekara says investigations into malpractices in the Bureau of Foreign Employment will not be halted merely because Dilan...

‘Janahanda’ not aired due to criticism of premier

‘Janahanda’ not aired due to criticism of premier

Speculation is rife that ‘Janahanda’ political programme was not telecast over TNL television at 10.00 am yesterday (24) as scheduled...

Cricket TV deal in hands of interim committee

Cricket TV deal in hands of interim committee

An interim committee is to be appointed to Sri Lanka Cricket, reliable sources say.

Chandrika to take firm decision

Chandrika to take firm decision

SLFP advisor Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has decided to take a firm political decision over S.B. Dissanayake’s being given a ministerial...

JHU proposes another prime minister

JHU proposes another prime minister

The JHU has proposed the appointment of another prime minister if the government cannot implement the 100 day programme under...

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Skill withstanding time : Buduruwagala

Skill withstanding time : Buduruwagala

Buduruwagala. A classic example of how the ancient sculptor bent rough rock to create a majestic masterpiece... intricate and unique.

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Hayleys relocates Café Pixel wonder photo shop

Hayleys relocates Café Pixel wonder photo shop

Hayleys Consumer relocated its model photo imaging studio and photo lab "Café Pixel Wonder Photo Shop" to No 125 Dharmapala Mawatha Colombo 7 which is situated next to the Ministry...

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Djokovic wins 50th career title

Djokovic wins 50th career title

World number one Novak Djokovic recovered from a second-set battle to beat Roger Federer 6-3 6-7 (5-7) 6-2 in the BNP Paribas Open final.

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Unexploded WWII bomb found from London

Unexploded WWII bomb found from London

An unexploded World War II bomb found in South London has been driven away safely under police and Army escort.

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The X-Files to return to TV

The X-Files to return to TV

The X-Files is set to return to television screens for the first time in 13 years, with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson resuming their roles as Mulder and Scully.

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'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...

Sinhalese have a vital role to play in the search for justice – Callum Macrae

Sinhalese have a vital role to play in the search for justice – Callum Macrae

At an event in the British parliament on Tuesday 10 March, the producers of mult...

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Can China, Sri Lanka mend ties with Maithripala Sirisena's visit to Beijing?

Can China, Sri Lanka mend ties with Maithripala Sirisena's visit to Beijing?

Politics may stop at the water's edge, but that's where geopolitics begins. Last...

Sinhala National Anthem & Mahagama Sekara

Sinhala National Anthem & Mahagama Sekara

Mahagama Sekara was a unique and a versatile artiste, rarely met in post indepen...

Dignity decided by language?

Dignity decided by language?

Much discussion has raised within social media and different groups following th...

10 longest life span animals

10 longest life span animals

1. Arctica Islandica (Ocean quahog) – this is a species of edible clam. It has a...