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Absolutely no interest in entering politics - Sanga

Absolutely no interest in entering politics - Sanga

Former cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara has yet again stated that he has 'absolutely no interest in entering politics now or...

16,000 litres of ethanol seized

16,000 litres of ethanol seized

A large consignment of illegally imported ethanol had been seized at the Orugodawatta Custom’s Warehouse today (03) by the Customs...

Glow-in-the-dark ice cream is really a thing

Glow-in-the-dark ice cream is really a thing

An Australian ice-cream parlour has created a new frontier in frozen treats, one that will make it very obvious if...

Sri Lankan woman to be celebrated

Sri Lankan woman to be celebrated

The European Union, the Norwegian Embassy and Rights Now are organising a Women's Day Event: "Celebrating Sri Lankan Woman" on...

Seekkuge called up as cover for injured Herath

Seekkuge called up as cover for injured Herath

Sri Lanka have called up Seekkuge Prasanna as World Cup cover for injured spinner Rangana Herath, the country’s cricket board...

More exposure on Sajin’s airplane following SLM revelation

More exposure on Sajin’s airplane following SLM revelation

Following the exposé made by 'Sri Lanka Mirror' about the unregistered cargo airplane owned by former supervising MP Sajin Vaas...

Help find Chandralatha missing in India

Help find Chandralatha missing in India

A Sri Lankan pilgrim, 65 year old K.D.G. Chandralatha has gone missing soon after her arrival in India three days...

Fonseka promoted as Field Marshal this month

Fonseka promoted as Field Marshal this month

President Maithripala Sirisena has decided to promote Former Army commander Sarath Fonseka to the rank of Field Marshal.

Dr. Maheshi attacks another woman at star-hotel

Dr. Maheshi attacks another woman at star-hotel

Colombo Fort police are investigating an allegation that neurosurgeon Maheshi Wijeratne of Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital has attacked and seriously injured...

Navy quizzed over child disappearances - police

Navy quizzed over child disappearances - police

The police have questioned several Navy personnel on disappearances of children.

No secret camps in north-east - PM

No secret camps in north-east - PM

Prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe refutes media reports about a continuation of secret detention camps of the Navy in the eastern...

Will reveal Thajudeen's killer soon - CID

Will reveal Thajudeen's killer soon - CID

The CID says that they will be able to reveal the murderer of Rugby player Wasim Thajudeen soon.

Bribery Commission records Sajin’s statement

Bribery Commission records Sajin’s statement

The Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption has recorded a statement from UPFA MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena.

Overdue leasing payment ends in tragedy

Overdue leasing payment ends in tragedy

An individual who had self immolated at the Ampara branch of LB finance had died last night (02) after being admitted...

UNHRC report to be used in domestic mechanism

UNHRC report to be used in domestic mechanism

The government has said the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) report compiled by the team appointed by the Office of...

Sajith’s unbelievable payment for Divi Neguma officers

Sajith’s unbelievable payment for Divi Neguma officers

Samurdhi minister Sajith Premadasa is to grant a pension for Divi Neguma officers, in addition to EPF and ETF membership.

Wele Suda’s Discovery found

Wele Suda’s Discovery found

The CID has found a Discovery car said to have owned by international drug trafficker Samantha Kumara alias Wele Suda.

Next Version will Win Sinhala Voice for Tamils, says Macrae

Next Version will Win Sinhala Voice for Tamils, says Macrae

Callum Macrae, the reputed British journalist and filmmaker whose n/documentary, No Fire Zone - In The Killing Fields of Sri...

China 'expects SL' to allow submarines on anti-piracy missions

China 'expects SL' to allow submarines on anti-piracy missions

China on Monday made clear it expected the new Sri Lankan government to allow its submarines on "normal and transparent...

Prof. Senake Bandaranayake passes away

Prof. Senake Bandaranayake passes away

Prominent archeologist Prof. Senake Bandaranayake has passed away.

‘Daskon’ wears ‘Ehelepola Kumarihamy’s clothes

‘Daskon’ wears ‘Ehelepola Kumarihamy’s clothes

The clothes used for ‘Ehelepola Kumarihamy’, a film directed by Sugath Samarakoon, are now with the cast of Jackson Anthony’s...

Nilantha appointed SIS chief

Nilantha appointed SIS chief

SSP Nilantha Jayawardena has been appointed as the new Director of the State Intelligence Service (SIS), police spokesman SP Ajith...

Rosmund withdraws case against Mirror editor!

Rosmund withdraws case against Mirror editor!

Rosmund Senaratne, former ITN chairman and media adviser (religious and cultural affairs) to ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa, today (02) withdrew a...

Tamil kings cut out, history rewritten, claim Lankan Tamil students

Tamil kings cut out, history rewritten, claim Lankan Tamil students

Five years after the end of the ethnic war in Sri Lanka, Tamil minority students are still unable to acquire...

Full face helmets to be banned

Full face helmets to be banned

Full face helmets used by motor cyclists are to be completely banned from March 21, police say.

Most valuable achievement from 100 days?

Most valuable achievement from 100 days?

Overcoming the dangers from the UN human rights council was the most valuable achievement the country has gained from the...

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Aruni among the shadows

Aruni among the shadows

Aruni Madusha Rajapaksa came into the limelight with the film Super Six in 2012.

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Apple cars on the way!

Apple cars on the way!

Apple is said to be working on producing electric cars as early as 2020 and a team is now working on the project.

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Suranga Lakmal fined

Suranga Lakmal fined

Sri Lanka fast bowler Suranga Lakmal has been fined 30 per cent of his Cricket World Cup match fee for bowling successive beamers at England batsman Jos Buttler.

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26-year-old alleges rape by friend in Delhi

26-year-old alleges rape by friend in Delhi

In a shocking incident, a 26-year-old girl has alleged that she was raped by her friend in the washroom of a mall on Saturday. The victim, a resident of Badarpur...

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Dilani barred from ‘Ridee Reyak’

Dilani barred from ‘Ridee Reyak’

‘Ridee Reyak and Apey Reyak’ happened in Arizona in the US on February 08.

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Censor chief to end censorship

Censor chief to end censorship

"I have been appointed as the Chairman of the Public Performance Board(PPB) also...

Response of Ban Ki Moon about repressing sea piracy was the inspiration

Response of Ban Ki Moon about repressing sea piracy was the inspiration

Following is a discussion with Nissanka Senadhipathi, Chairman of Avant Garde wh...

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A New Era for India-Sri Lanka Relations?

A New Era for India-Sri Lanka Relations?

A recent visit has encouraged optimism, but India will struggle to counter China...

Sri Lanka’s Mahinda Rajapaksa hopes for comeback

Sri Lanka’s Mahinda Rajapaksa hopes for comeback

The former president is hoping to return to politics in upcoming parliamentary e...

Total 100 Days – 45 Days Gone !

Total 100 Days – 45 Days Gone !

This programme is commonly called Maithri’s 100 Day programme. Yet, this is what...

Chinese feast: Year of the lobster?

Chinese feast: Year of the lobster?

Dumplings, red packets of money, long noodles symbolizing long life, fireworks a...