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Attempt to fish UNP bigwig

Attempt to fish UNP bigwig

A broad mission has been initiated to lure a United National Party (UNP) bigwig to the government, learns 'Sri Lanka...

Ranil-Maithri to meet JVP

Ranil-Maithri to meet JVP

United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has taken measures to hold an urgent discussion in order to obtain the...

UNPers' houses attacked

UNPers' houses attacked

Pre Election period of 2015 Presidential Elecion is getting increasingly violent as shots were fired two houses in Madampe, Puttalam...

Gotabaya will contest- Madumadawa

Gotabaya will contest- Madumadawa

Singer Madumadawa Aravinda has stated that the current Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa is to stand in for the general election.

Maithri-Champika to boycott budget vote

Maithri-Champika to boycott budget vote

Vote on the Third Reading of the 2015 Budget is set for tomorrow (24) and Maithripala Sirisena, who is standing...

3 candidates from leftist parties

3 candidates from leftist parties

In an inquiry made by BBC Sandeshaya with regard to the political agenda to be followed by small political parties...

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...

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‘Unforgettable’ campaign to protect wild elephants

‘Unforgettable’ campaign to protect wild elephants

An initiative was launched on Tuesday, November 18 by the Colombo Jewellery Store (CJS) in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society (SLWCS), to use the backdrop of the...

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Mahindananda's massive operation

Mahindananda's massive operation

A bribe in the form of employment has been offered to the former manager of Kettarama International Cricket Stadium Nishantha de Silva, who was to file a case against the...

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Woman opens professional cuddling shop

This Oregon woman is paying her bills by cuddling with people all day. It might not sound like much of a career choice, but believe it or not, Samantha Hess...

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Asanga Domask presents a taste of her Sri Lanka

Asanga Domask presents a taste of her Sri Lanka

If Asanga Domask entered one of those box-jumping squat competitions at a CrossFit gym, she would win — not because she has spent hours lifting weights but because she is...

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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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