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FB tool to help suicide prevention

FB tool to help suicide prevention

Prior to the February initiation of Facebook's rollout of a new Suicide Risk reporting tool, an outdated flagging system was...

Bail application for Jeyakumary put off again

Bail application for Jeyakumary put off again

The Colombo magistrate’s court today (06) dismissed an application of bail for Balendran Jeyakumary, who has been detained for nearly...

Indian PM Modi to arrive on March 13

Indian PM Modi to arrive on March 13

Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will undertake an official visit to Sri Lanka from 13 to 14 March 2015...

'Real' SLFP with me - MR

'Real' SLFP with me - MR

Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said today (06) said that the true Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) is with him and...

Yoshitha recalled to Navy HQ

Yoshitha recalled to Navy HQ

Yoshitha Rajapaksa has been recalled to the Navy headquarters from next Monday (09), the Sri Lanka Navy says.

Financial fraud in treasury bond auction!

Financial fraud in treasury bond auction!

There is a big controversy over a financial fraud said to have taken place in the Central Bank’s auction of...

Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs to visit SL

Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs to visit SL

State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan - Minoru Kiuchi will be arriving in Sri Lanka on Saturday 7th March...

CAA chief covers up irregularities

CAA chief covers up irregularities

It has now come to light that incumbent director general and CEO of the Civil Aviation Authority H.M.C. Nimalsiri is...

Bail application for Jeyakumary to be taken up today

Bail application for Jeyakumary to be taken up today

Lawyers for Balendran Jeyakumary, who remains in prison for nearly one year now, will submit a bail application today (06)...

‘Sri Lanka keen on Indian investment’

‘Sri Lanka keen on Indian investment’

Signalling potentially closer economic ties with India, Sri Lanka has invited several top Indian companies to invest in major projects...

Kusal to be on standby for injured Dimuth

Kusal to be on standby for injured Dimuth

Kusal Janith Perera has been called after Dimuth Karunaratne broke a bone in his right hand during practice yesterday (05).

China awaits ‘proper’ resolution of Port City project

China awaits ‘proper’ resolution of Port City project

China has expressed hope that Sri Lanka will ‘properly’ resolve the problems relating to Chinese funded projects and preserve the...

US hopes Lankan government will honor promises

US hopes Lankan government will honor promises

The United States has said it looks forward to receiving the report on Sri Lanka during the September session of...

Sushma to arrive in Sri Lanka today

Sushma to arrive in Sri Lanka today

Indian Foreign Minister Susham Swaraj is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka today.

Lanka urged not to repeat past mistakes

Lanka urged not to repeat past mistakes

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has urged the Sri Lankan government to design...

Former ministers yet to return 300 vehicles

Former ministers yet to return 300 vehicles

Ministers of the former regime are yet to return some 300 vehicles that were used by them while in office.

SLFPers to attend Kandy rally ignoring party orders

SLFPers to attend Kandy rally ignoring party orders

Several public representatives are of Sri Lanka Freedom Party are to attend today's (06) rally in Kandy despite recent restrictions...

Gota's spies still at work - Mangala

Gota's spies still at work - Mangala

Serious doubts are being raised as to whether spies of former Defence secretary - Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, who are working within...

Campaign Free Jeyakumary to hold vigil

Campaign Free Jeyakumary to hold vigil

The Campaign Free Jeyakumary calls on all to join it to reunite Jeyakumary with her daughter, and to call on...

Sunanda Deshapriya to return!

Sunanda Deshapriya to return!

Senior journalist Sunanda Deshapriya, who fled the country during the Rajapaksa regime in order to save his life and took...

This woman braved the catcalls to protest street harassment—in Afghanistan

This woman braved the catcalls to protest street harassment—in Afghanistan

In the fall, a viral video followed a woman down the streets of New York City, where she experienced constant...

Modi to address SL parliament

Modi to address SL parliament

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to address the Sri Lanka Parliament next Friday (March 13) during his visit to...

Port City Project suspended

Port City Project suspended

Cabinet approval has been granted last night to suspend the Chinese funded Colombo Port City Project, until further notice.

Basil 'sick' of politics!

Basil 'sick' of politics!

Former Economic Development Minister and ex-SLFP National Organiser Basil Rajapaksa has reportedly said that he is dejected over politics and...

Fonseka’s field marshal ranking runs into trouble

Fonseka’s field marshal ranking runs into trouble

The promotion of Gen. Sarath Fonseka, leader of the Democratic Party, to the rank of field marshal on March 22...

Another exposure on Cosmos airplane

Another exposure on Cosmos airplane

Cosmos Aviation has issued a statement, claiming the controversial Boeing 727 cargo airplane being parked at the Katunayake airport was...

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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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Job portal 'Everjobs' expands to Sri Lanka

Job portal 'Everjobs' expands to Sri Lanka

Rocket Internet is expanding an online jobs platform - Everjobs, which it started in Myanmar into Sri Lanka and probably on to other countries, including Cameroon.

Sports

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SL has nothing to fear against Australia - Murali

SL has nothing to fear against Australia - Murali

Legendary spinner Muttiah Muralidaran believes Sri Lanka's cricketers have nothing to fear in Sunday's World Cup clash with Australia in Sydney.

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Charges sought over US envoy attack

Charges sought over US envoy attack

South Korean police say they are seeking charges of attempted murder against a man who slashed the US ambassador to Seoul.

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Star Wars actor Harrison Ford injured in plane crash

Star Wars actor Harrison Ford injured in plane crash

Harrison Ford crash-landed his vintage plane Thursday after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as he used his extensive piloting experience to skillfully bring down the plane...

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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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Delhi bus rapist blames his victim in prison interview

Delhi bus rapist blames his victim in prison interview

In an interview from jail, Mukesh Singh says women who go out at night have only...

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...