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President rebukes Dialog, SLT heads

President rebukes Dialog, SLT heads

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has reportedly rebuked officials of Sri Lanka Telecom and Dialog Axiata over the blocking of several TV...

The Sirisena surge - and why Mahinda is still way ahead

The Sirisena surge - and why Mahinda is still way ahead

Two cheers then for Maithripala Sirisena whose act of resistance and rebellion is truly heroic. Why cheer at all? And...

DIALOG & PEO TV block Sirasa channels?

DIALOG & PEO TV block Sirasa channels?

Consumers complain that DIALOG and PEO TV satellite TV services have blocked Sirasa, Shakthi and MTV Sports channels of the...

More to crossover from govt. on Tuesday

More to crossover from govt. on Tuesday

Following the footsteps of common candidate Maithripala Sirisena, a group of ministers and MPs are to quit the government on...

Maithri's ministerial security removed

Maithri's ministerial security removed

Ministerial security provided for former Minister Maithripala Sirisena, who was named common candidate, has been reduced.

U.S. EPA welcomes Colombo participation in CCAP

U.S. EPA welcomes Colombo participation in CCAP

Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) met with Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy B.M.E.D...

Sajith to back Maithri!

Sajith to back Maithri!

Strongly approving the decision of the UNP Working Committee to name Maithripala Sirisena as the common candidate, party deputy leader...

Honda shows off new hydrogen fuel cell car

Honda shows off new hydrogen fuel cell car

Honda is planning to release a hydrogen-powered car in March 2016 that, in an emergency, could even power your house.

Polonnaruwa celebrates Maithri's candidacy (Pics)

Polonnaruwa celebrates Maithri's candidacy (Pics)

Polonnaruwa district had erupted in celebration after it was announced that the General Secretary of the SLFP - Maithripala Sirisena...

Prez polls on day of Bandaranaike birth anniversary

Prez polls on day of Bandaranaike birth anniversary

Although the Presidential polling date of January 08 has been deemed lucky for the President by his astrologers, it could...

MP Perumal too, leaves UPFA

MP Perumal too, leaves UPFA

Another UPFA MP has crossed over to the United National Party (UNP).

TNA says they have faith in Maithri

TNA says they have faith in Maithri

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says they have faith that common candidate Maithripala Sirisena would abolish executive presidency, should he...

Cabinet reshuffle?

Cabinet reshuffle?

Government sources say it is highly likely that a cabinet reshuffle would take place within the next 72 hours.

UNP supporters shot

UNP supporters shot

With the SLFP General Secretary Maithripala Sirisena declaring that he is the common candidate, violent incidents have been reported from...

Nominations on Dec. 08 ; Prez polls on Jan. 08

Nominations on Dec. 08 ; Prez polls on Jan. 08

The Commissioner of Elections - Mahinda Deshapriya has stated that nominations for the Presidential Election will be called on December...

Won't accept any position - CBK

Won't accept any position - CBK

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga says that she would not accept any position.

UNP decides to back Maithri

UNP decides to back Maithri

The UNP Working Committee has decided to back common candidate Maithripala Sirisena at the forthcoming Presidential election.

Common candidate, Maithri

Common candidate, Maithri

Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) General Secretary Maithripala Sirisena today (21) announced that he would contest as the common candidate...

Maithri pledges to serve country further

Maithri pledges to serve country further

Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena states that he will further dedicate himself to serve the country.

UNP agrees to support common candidate

UNP agrees to support common candidate

The United National Party (UNP) has decided to field a 'common candidate' against President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the upcoming presidential...

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Ad-free web experience from Google

Ad-free web experience from Google

Google has unveiled a project that offers web users the option to pay to visit sites rather than see adverts.

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Nishantha avoids media

Nishantha avoids media

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Secretary Nishantha Ranatunga has avoided the press briefing held in Colombo yesterday (20) regarding the England tour as he feared that media will question him on...

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ISS astronauts to get their first zero-g coffee maker

ISS astronauts to get their first zero-g coffee maker

This weekend, Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoferetti will travel to the International Space Station with precious cargo in tow -- a specially designed espresso machine that will produce the authentic Italian...

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Painting by Hitler auctioned  for $161,000

Painting by Hitler auctioned for $161,000

A watercolour painted by a young Adolf Hitler a century ago went under the hammer for 130,000 euros ($161,000) on Saturday at an auction in the southern German city of...

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Combat related PTSD among the Sri Lankan Army servicemen

Combat related PTSD among the Sri Lankan Army servicemen

The study investigated combat related PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and...

5 convos you should be having with your friends!

5 convos you should be having with your friends!

1.YOUR FEELINGS "It's alright to feel bad some days, but if you continue to feel...

Candidacy: Why a Karu-JHU-CBK-SF option is better than Ranil

Candidacy: Why a Karu-JHU-CBK-SF option is better than Ranil

The best, as they say, must not be the enemy of the good. I have long advocated...

Is the world running out of chocolate?

Is the world running out of chocolate?

There's no easy way to say this: You're eating too much chocolate, all of you. A...

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