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Electoral reforms finalized - SLFP

Electoral reforms finalized - SLFP

The SLFP has finalized the draft electoral reforms in the form of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution have been...

Govt team to Ukraine for probe

Govt team to Ukraine for probe

A top-level team including officials and relevant state institutions are to visit Ukraine to probe the allegations leveled against Sri...

UPFA to be re-launched

UPFA to be re-launched

President Maithripala Sirisena is to re-launch the UPFA. The President has reportedly invited all constituent parties of the UPFA for...

White elephants get paid by SLC!

White elephants get paid by SLC!

The positions of district coach and development coach appointed by Sri Lanka Cricket have become white elephants that serve no...

RW offers sandalwood at Guruvayur

RW offers sandalwood at Guruvayur

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe made a quick trip to India yesterday. After leaving to Cochin on SriLankan Airlines flight UL...

Will not ally with Rajapaksas – Somawansa

Will not ally with Rajapaksas – Somawansa

Former leader of the JVP Somawansa Amarasinghe says that he has met with the elections commissioner as part of his...

JVP leader in Germany

JVP leader in Germany

The journalists' effort to contact the leader of Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), Anura Kumara Dissanayake, after the former leader Somawansa...

Fresh hope for cancer cure

Fresh hope for cancer cure

A protein which ‘turbo-charges’ the immune system so that it can fight off any cancer or virus has been discovered...

SRK wins Asian Award in London

SRK wins Asian Award in London

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan won an Outstanding Contribution to Cinema honour here at the fifth annual The Asian Awards...

Pooja's selection cause Udeni's removal

Pooja's selection cause Udeni's removal

Udeni Alwis, who was invited to work as the still photographer in Dr.Sunil Ariyaratne's new film 'Paththini', has been reportedly...

Coloured Pluto comes into view

Coloured Pluto comes into view

The New Horizons probe, which is bearing down on Pluto, has captured its first colour image of the distant dwarf...

Mr.Bean dating actress almost half his age

Mr.Bean dating actress almost half his age

He's best known for his iconic comedy role as the hapless Mr Bean.

Rock climber dies at Pabahinna

Rock climber dies at Pabahinna

An individual who contested in a rock climbing competition titled ‘Himagiri Tharnaya' at a New Year Festival held in Belihul...

We cannot pay Mahinda's helicopter bills- Susil

We cannot pay Mahinda's helicopter bills- Susil

"Air Force helicopters were not used for the election campaign of the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. However, if the payments...

Sung influenced Sri Lanka for Ban's election'

Sung influenced Sri Lanka for Ban's election'

Deceased Keangnam Enterprises Chairman Sung Woan-jong claimed that he contributed considerably to the election of Ban Ki-moon as United Nations...

Ravi meets US officials

Ravi meets US officials

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake, who is currently in the US on an official visit, had met several top US officials.

Somawansa meets EC to register new party

Somawansa meets EC to register new party

Former leader of Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Somawansa Amarasinghe has met Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya yesterday (17) and inquired about...

Srinivasan gets Raina in trouble

Srinivasan gets Raina in trouble

The Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake has heavily criticized the actions of ICC Chairman N Srinivasan.

CBK and MS to decide on MPs not to be given nominations

CBK and MS to decide on MPs not to be given nominations

Former President and Advisor to the SLFP, Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunge has proposed that about 36 MPs of the UPFA not...

Sangakkara wins award at Asian Awards 2015

Sangakkara wins award at Asian Awards 2015

Kumar Sangakkara won the award for Outstanding Contribution to Sport at the 5th Asian Awards.

Party leaders to continue discussion on 19A

Party leaders to continue discussion on 19A

Parliamentary party leaders are to meet again on Monday (20) morning under the patronage of Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa to discuss...

Mahendran’s passport impounded

Mahendran’s passport impounded

The Department of Immigration and Emigration of Sri Lanka has impounded the passport of the Governor of the Central Bank...

BASL urges immediate enactment of 19th amendment

BASL urges immediate enactment of 19th amendment

The Bar Association of Sri Lanka strongly urges all parties concerned to ensure the immediate enactment of the 19th amendment...

‘No intention of returning to politics’ – Basil

‘No intention of returning to politics’ – Basil

Economic development minister of the former Rajapaksa regime, ex-national organizer of the SLFP, Basil Rajapaksa says he has no intention...

Lankan PM merely joked about shooting: Chandrika Kumaratunga

Lankan PM merely joked about shooting: Chandrika Kumaratunga

Chandrika Kumaratunga was the fifth President of Sri Lanka holding office between 1994 and 2005. Her party Sri Lanka Freedom...

Time's 100 most influential people revealed

Time's 100 most influential people revealed

TIME magazine has released their list of the 100 Most Influential People that shaped this past year and some people...

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Life sharpened by grinding wheel

Life sharpened by grinding wheel

Amidst the busy streets of Gas Paha junction filled with porters and vendors we came across a knife sharpener trying to make living under the shade of a Kottamba tree...

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Airline launches Star Wars plane

Airline launches Star Wars plane

It might not be the droid you're looking for, but a plane painted to look like R2-D2 could be the next best thing for Star Wars fans waiting for The...

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Dead fish clog Rio Olympic venue

Dead fish clog Rio Olympic venue

Brazilian workers have removed more than 33 tonnes of dead fish from the 2016 Olympic rowing and canoeing venue in Rio de Janeiro.

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Wikileaks publishes hacked Sony documents

Wikileaks publishes hacked Sony documents

Wikileaks has published hundreds of thousands of emails and documents from a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment last year.

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Abishek to write Happy New Year sequel

Abishek to write Happy New Year sequel

Filmmaker Farah Khan says actor Abhishek Bachchan has taken on the "responsibility" of writing a possible sequel to her hit heist comedy Happy New Year.

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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,...