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‘Rajapaksa, henchmen under probe’

‘Rajapaksa, henchmen under probe’

Investigations are proceeding on allegations of fraud and corruption against former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and his henchmen, says minister Gamini...

Ruggerite Thajudeen’s death was not accidental - CID

Ruggerite Thajudeen’s death was not accidental - CID

The death of well known rugby player Wasim Thajudeen three years ago was not due to a vehicle accident, the...

Dip into Colombia’s muddy attraction

Dip into Colombia’s muddy attraction

El Totumo Mud Volcano  is a mud volcano located in northern Colombia in the municipality of Santa Catalina.

Sri Lanka sells Rs50.64bn in 03 & 06 year treasury bonds

Sri Lanka sells Rs50.64bn in 03 & 06 year treasury bonds

The issue of treasury bonds amounting to 40.00 billion rupees have been oversubscribed with 156.79 billion rupees of bids received...

Astrological signs in body art

Astrological signs in body art

Using paint and strategically placed bodies, artist Trina Merry and her team have creatively reimagined the 12 astrological signs.

Don’t fan the flames of racism - Gayantha

Don’t fan the flames of racism - Gayantha

Malinda Rajapaksa and his clan are sowing racism and fanning its flames. We urge them to engage any sort of...

Dodampahala Thera’s sermon from altar (video)

Dodampahala Thera’s sermon from altar (video)

The first in its kind in Sri Lanka, Ven. Dodampahala Rahula Thera has delivered a sermon from a catholic altar...

HRCSL complaint filed over Panama land grabbing

HRCSL complaint filed over Panama land grabbing

A group of civil organisations today (27) filed a complaint with the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka against the...

Gold smuggled through fishermen?

Gold smuggled through fishermen?

Indian Customs officials in Kerala anticipate possibilities of gold being sneaked into the State from neighbouring countries like Sri Lanka...

New MoU between Sobhitha Thera & PM

New MoU between Sobhitha Thera & PM

The United National Front will sign a MoU with 75 political parties, civil society organizations and trade unions, including Ven...

China’s MCC gets part of central expressway contract

China’s MCC gets part of central expressway contract

Sri Lanka has given Metallurgical Corporation of China (MCC) a contract to build the first section of an expressway to...

Whitney Houston's daughter dies aged 22

Whitney Houston's daughter dies aged 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, has died aged 22, a family representative has said.

Sri Lankan President welcomed in Maldives (Pics)

Sri Lankan President welcomed in Maldives (Pics)

The Sri Lankan President was welcomed at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport by the Vice President, Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Gafoor, Foreign...

UPFA manifesto launch put off for tomorrow

UPFA manifesto launch put off for tomorrow

The UPFA has put off, until 9.00 am tomorrow (28), the launch of its manifesto for the parliamentary election, which...

Japan pledges 245m aid for HR Development schols

Japan pledges 245m aid for HR Development schols

The Government of Japan has selected the 2nd batch of 15 prospective scholars under its Second Phase of Japanese Grant...

Ranil to introduce new constitution

Ranil to introduce new constitution

The UNP leadership will introduce a new constitution for the country in view of the new political trends and changes...

‘BBS didn’t attack Muslims’

‘BBS didn’t attack Muslims’

The Bodu Bala Sena or anyone linked to the organization never attacked Muslims, says its CEO Dilanthe Withanage.

16 schoolchildren hurt after road mishap

16 schoolchildren hurt after road mishap

A teacher and 16 schoolchildren have been injured after a schoolbus collided with a jeep this morning (July 27).

Rajapaksas used war for existence, personal gain – Mangala (video)

Rajapaksas used war for existence, personal gain – Mangala (video)

The Mahinda Rajapaksa regime used the war for its existence and personal gain, says foreign affairs minister Mangala Samaraweera, stressing...

LoDs to Mangala, 4 others for ‘insulting’ Mahinda

LoDs to Mangala, 4 others for ‘insulting’ Mahinda

Letters of demand have been sent to foreign affairs minister Mangala Samaraweera, Ranjan Ramanayake, Nalin Bandara Jayamaha, JVP leader Anura...

President, Ravi go to Maldives

President, Ravi go to Maldives

President Maithripala Sirisena departed from Katunayake airport for the Maldives this afternoon (26).

‘Prabakaran was not brought to Mahinda’ (video)

‘Prabakaran was not brought to Mahinda’ (video)

Former minister Vinayagamurthi Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman has refuted media reports attributed to him, which says the Army had taken...

Dilanthe goes to police against ISIS

Dilanthe goes to police against ISIS

The IGP received a complaint today (26) alleging death threats to Bodu Jana Peramuna leader Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera from...

Female student goes missing in Nugegoda

Female student goes missing in Nugegoda

A 21-year-old female engineering student from Kataragama has gone missing in Nugegoda.

JHU election platform in Baduraliya attacked

JHU election platform in Baduraliya attacked

Armed men attacked a JHU election meeting under preparation at Baduraliya in Agalawatte around 4.00 am today (26).

Song against child abuse (video)

Song against child abuse (video)

A song has been launched against child abuse.

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