Wednesday, 25 May 2016

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‘Federal proposal intends no division of country’

‘Federal proposal intends no division of country’

The country will be in a serious conflict in 10...

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Cabinet approval for office of missing persons

Cabinet approval for office of missing persons

The Cabinet yesterday (24) approved the establishment of an Office for Missing Persons.

Creative teabag designs for tea lovers

Creative teabag designs for tea lovers

Tea is the most popular drink in the world after water.

45% of Asian children suffering from Internet Addiction Disorder

45% of Asian children suffering from Internet Addiction Disorder

Psychiatrist attached to Karapitiya Teaching Hospital - Dr (Mrs) Ramani Rathnaweera has said that over 45% of children in Asia...

World's most handsome horse

World's most handsome horse

He's the real life Black Beauty.

Chinese bus that drives over top of cars

Chinese bus that drives over top of cars

Getting stuck in a traffic jam can be one of the most frustrating parts of travelling around a busy city.

Microsoft accused of 'nasty trick'

Microsoft accused of 'nasty trick'

Microsoft has faced criticism for changing the pop-up box encouraging Windows users to upgrade to Windows 10.

139 ex-officios to resign?

139 ex-officios to resign?

Around 139 ex- officios in government Corporations and Boards have suddenly decided to resign tomorrow (26).

Pubudu Jagoda arrested

Pubudu Jagoda arrested

Propaganda Secretary of Frontline Socialist party Pubudu Jagoda and two others have been arrested by Maradana Police today (25).

CID to arrest Thilina Gamage

CID to arrest Thilina Gamage

Former additional magistrate Thilina Gamage has refused to report to the CID to give a statement.

SLAF Bell - 206 helicopter damaged in Hingurakgoda

SLAF Bell - 206 helicopter damaged in Hingurakgoda

A SLAF Bell - 206 helicopter has been damaged due to an accident at the Hingurakgoda Air field, the Airforce...

Why is Taj Mahal turning green?

Why is Taj Mahal turning green?

India's iconic Taj Mahal has been threatened in recent weeks by insect poo - environmentalists say that bugs from the...

President to leave to attend G7 Summit

President to leave to attend G7 Summit

President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for Japan today (25th May) to participate in the G–7 Summit, which is to be...

‘US-Sri Lanka relations are at an all-time high today’

‘US-Sri Lanka relations are at an all-time high today’

US-Sri Lanka relations are at an all-time high today, says US ambassador Atul Keshap.

Senarath’s file gets stuck in Inland Revenue!

Senarath’s file gets stuck in Inland Revenue!

FCID investigations into questionable assets of Gamini Senarath, chief of staff of Mahinda Rajapaksa when he was the president, has...

‘Pay special attention to affected women, children’

‘Pay special attention to affected women, children’

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed officials to pay special attention to the welfare of the women and children affected by...

How did my father’s driver, ‘Raththaran’ stack up billions In 10 years?

How did my father’s driver, ‘Raththaran’ stack up billions In 10 years?

How did my father’s then driver, Raththaran aka Rohitha Abeygunawardhana, who came to my house in a push bike and...

Children highly vulnerable in Sri Lanka flood and landslide disaster: UN

Children highly vulnerable in Sri Lanka flood and landslide disaster: UN

United Nations have warned that children displaced by the current flooding and landslides in Sri Lanka are highly vulnerable to...

Basil’s Malwana home to Muditha’s name

Basil’s Malwana home to Muditha’s name

Giving a statement to the FCID, architect Muditha Jayakody has claimed that he owned the palatial house on a 16-acre...

President’s son in flood relief distribution

President’s son in flood relief distribution

On a presidential directive, a distribution of food and other essentials among the flood-affected people took place yesterday (23).

Weather-watch radar is erratic

Weather-watch radar is erratic

The weather-watch radar of the Met Department is very erratic, says its director general Lalith Chandrapala.

‘Lanka’s development unprepared to face nature’s reactions’

‘Lanka’s development unprepared to face nature’s reactions’

Sri Lanka is without proper preparedness to face environmental issues arising as a result of nature’s reactions to major development...

CaFFE objects Palpita's appointment

CaFFE objects Palpita's appointment

Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has expressed objection towards the appointment of Former Director General of the Telecommunications...

Kidney racket : suspect fled country

Kidney racket : suspect fled country

Colombo Crimes Division has reported that the first suspect of the eight Indian nationals detained in Sri Lanka over the...

Rohitha Abeygunawardena granted bail

Rohitha Abeygunawardena granted bail

Former Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena has been granted bail on the case filed by Bribery Commission, reports say.

Finding shelter for Sri Lankan victims a challenging task: UN

Finding shelter for Sri Lankan victims a challenging task: UN

Finding suitable locations for shelter for the flood-hit people in the densely populated Colombo and Gampaha is a “challenging” task...

S. Korea to sign deal with Sri Lanka on new town development

S. Korea to sign deal with Sri Lanka on new town development

South Korea's government said Tuesday that it plans to sign an initial deal with Sri Lanka on the development of...

Lankan bird makes Thane its home

Lankan bird makes Thane its home

The Yeoor jungles have seen a Sri Lankan bird – frogmouth - make it its home over the last one...

Lalith Weeratunga arrives at FCID

Lalith Weeratunga arrives at FCID

Former President's secretary - Lalith Weeratunga has arrived at the FCID a short while ago.

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Sugar shortage hits Coke in Venezuela

Sugar shortage hits Coke in Venezuela

A sugar shortage has forced Coca-Cola to stop producing soft drinks in Venezuela amid an escalating food and energy shortage.

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SLC to buy vehicles for Rs. 150 million!

SLC to buy vehicles for Rs. 150 million!

Sri Lanka Cricket that had been in financial crisis recently is going to buy several vehicles for an estimated Rs. 150 million, according to reports reaching Sri Lanka Mirror.

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Fmr. Maldives President 'given UK asylum'

Fmr. Maldives President 'given UK asylum'

The former president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, has been granted refugee status in the UK, according to his lawyer.

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The moment lover said 'I do'

The moment lover said 'I do'

From the deeply romantic to the hilariously surreal, these couples have certainly taken their engagement photographs to the next level.

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Golden Girl’s Golden years

Golden Girl’s Golden years

In June 2016 Swarna Mallawarachchi will celebrate a golden jubilee – 50 ye...

Expressive human-like portraits of dogs by Elke Vogelsang

Expressive human-like portraits of dogs by Elke Vogelsang

Photographer Elke Vogelsang found a passion for photography after being faced wi...

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Looking for the Human factor in this “Rainbow Revolution”

Looking for the Human factor in this “Rainbow Revolution”

Two things trouble and pain me. The Mullivaikkal “remembrance” on 18...

How cricket has helped heal Sri Lanka's south

How cricket has helped heal Sri Lanka's south

When it came to saying goodbye and signing the visitors' book at the MCC Centre...

Rebuilding lives & homes, shattered by Sri Lanka’s civil war

Rebuilding lives & homes, shattered by Sri Lanka’s civil war

On a small wooden table at the doorway to this bright-turquoise house in Kilinoc...