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Viharamahadevi Park to be Wi-Fi zone

Viharamahadevi Park to be Wi-Fi zone

The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) decided to make the Viharamahadevi Park a Wi-Fi zone for the park visitors.

'Introduce Electoral Reforms within one year'

'Introduce Electoral Reforms within one year'

Former Leader of the Opposition and Badulla District UPFA MP Nimal Siripala de Silva stated that the new Speaker has...

Kusal joins Dinesh in cricket history!

Kusal joins Dinesh in cricket history!

Kusal Perera made history after becoming the first wicketkeeper to bat half centuries in both the first and second innings...

'Utilize standing orders & traditions for benefit of masses'

'Utilize standing orders & traditions for benefit of masses'

Leader of the JVP Anura Dissanayaka said that the present Parliament is a rather complicated one.

Father-son selfie in parliament

Father-son selfie in parliament

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his son - Namal Rajapaksa were sworn in as MPs of the new parliament that...

Fish, snake caught mid-battle by Aussie fisherman (Pics)

Fish, snake caught mid-battle by Aussie fisherman (Pics)

An Australian spear fisherman has captured a bizarre battle between what appears to be one of the world's most venomous...

Ishant, Prasad, Chandimal and Thirimanne charged by ICC

Ishant, Prasad, Chandimal and Thirimanne charged by ICC

India fast bowler Ishant Sharma and Sri Lankan players Dhammika Prasad, Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne have been charged by...

Report on Sri Lanka’s missing ‘almost ready’

Report on Sri Lanka’s missing ‘almost ready’

The Presidential Commission on Missing Persons has almost completed its task, according to Justice Maxwell Parakrama Paranagama, chairman of the...

Mahinda takes oaths as MP

Mahinda takes oaths as MP

Former president Mahinda Rajapaksa took oaths today as an MP, the first time such an event transpired in Sri Lanka’s...

Flight from Vegas to Germany diverted over cat issue

Flight from Vegas to Germany diverted over cat issue

Two fighter jets had to divert an international flight for an emergency landing after a passenger became unruly over her...

Several appointments made in Parliament

Several appointments made in Parliament

Several appointments have been made as the 8th Parliament of Sri Lanka commenced its inaugural session today (01).

Nauru migrant centre 'unsafe' for children - senate report

Nauru migrant centre 'unsafe' for children - senate report

Australia's government is being urged to remove children from its detention centre on Nauru island in the Pacific.

Karu named Speaker

Karu named Speaker

Karu Jayasuriya has been appointed as Speaker of the 8th Parliament of Sri Lanka a short while ago.

President to make special exposure today

President to make special exposure today

Addressing the inaugural session of the eighth parliament today (01), president Maithripala Sirisena is to make a special exposure about...

Army to reveal Gota’s shadow LTTE group

Army to reveal Gota’s shadow LTTE group

The Army has decided to reveal to the public about ‘operation double edge’ carried out by its intelligence unit through...

Fonseka refutes Karuna’s contention

Fonseka refutes Karuna’s contention

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, who commanded the Sri Lanka Army during the 2006-2009 Eelam War IV, has refuted the contention...

No charge against KP proven - AG

No charge against KP proven - AG

The attorney general today (31) informed the court of appeal that no criminal offence charge has been proven against former...

U.S. Embassy Building 8 Schools in East for $3.3 Million

U.S. Embassy Building 8 Schools in East for $3.3 Million

The U.S. Embassy today (31) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build 8 schools for the different communities throughout the...

European Film Festival 2015

European Film Festival 2015

The European Union Delegation in partnership with several European Cultural Institutions and Diplomatic Missions in Colombo and in New Delhi...

Bachchan's Twitter account hacked

Bachchan's Twitter account hacked

This happened. Amitabh Bachchan, Bollywood boss on Twitter, had a rude start to his Monday. He logged in, found himself...

African tribe raise dolls as they are alive

African tribe raise dolls as they are alive

Raising twins is never easy but in Benin, an poor nation on the west coast of Africa, hardship means many...

Conspiracy over Ekneligoda case - ACMF

Conspiracy over Ekneligoda case - ACMF

The Action Committee for Media Freedom says that there is a conspiracy underway to sweep the Ekneligoda case under the...

Beauty of scars show fighter in women

Beauty of scars show fighter in women

In our society, breast cancer is hiding behind a little pink bow. The public needs to be educated.

More petrol pumped following slashed prices

More petrol pumped following slashed prices

Following the reduction of fuel prices earlier this year, petrol sales within the first four months of this year has...

6th Army intelligence officer summoned

6th Army intelligence officer summoned

A sixth member of the Army’s intelligence unit has been summoned to appear before the CID today (31) to record...

Coca Cola Sri Lanka license suspended till contamination addressed

Coca Cola Sri Lanka license suspended till contamination addressed

The environmental protection license of Coca Cola’s Sri Lanka unit will remain suspended until the company responds to an oil...

No offence transpired against KP: AG

No offence transpired against KP: AG

The Attorney General today informed the Appeal Court that so far no offence has transpired against Kumaran Padmanadan (KP) in...

Woman dies during shooting of Damith’s song

Woman dies during shooting of Damith’s song

A woman has died during the shooting of the song ‘Pama Wela’ by Damith Asanka.

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Austrian Airlines inaugurates winter flights to Sri Lanka

Austrian Airlines inaugurates winter flights to Sri Lanka

Austrian Airlines, the flag carrier of Austria expanding its long-haul service in the tourism segment is adding Sri Lanka as a new destination to its network.

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Sharapova pulls out injured in New York

Sharapova pulls out injured in New York

World number three Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the US Open on the eve of the tournament because of injury.

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Sad truth about today’s world

Sad truth about today’s world

Art isn’t all fairytale photoshoots and landscape shots – it can also act as catalyst of change. And Steve Cutts thinks that many things in the world should be different....

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‘Rajapaksa sons lived normal lives,’ claims Namal

‘Rajapaksa sons lived normal lives,’ claims Namal

Former heir apparent to the Rajapaksa dynasty and UPFA Hambantota District Candi...

Previous regime kept many things under control – CB governor

Previous regime kept many things under control – CB governor

Central Bank governor Dr. Arjun Mahendran says the previous regime was keen on k...

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When MR & Zeid define stability In post-election Sri Lanka

When MR & Zeid define stability In post-election Sri Lanka

“Thank you” said all political party leaders to the voters, for voting them. But...

For India, Sri Lanka is an island of struggle

For India, Sri Lanka is an island of struggle

The overall pace of life in Sri Lanka can vary from the charmingly tepid to the...

How shrimp farming wreaked havoc on Sri Lanka’s coasts

How shrimp farming wreaked havoc on Sri Lanka’s coasts

We are not far from the ocean here. The air smells of salt and sulphur, of marin...

Rajapaksa treads a different path

Rajapaksa treads a different path

The way Rajapaksa got tickets for himself and his supporters has shown who the “...