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Womens cricket sex scandal: Probe finds evidence of sexual harassment

Womens cricket sex scandal: Probe finds evidence of sexual harassment

The committee appointed to investigate the Sri Lanka Womens Cricket sex scandal has found evidence of sexual harassment by members of the womens management team, the Sports Ministry said today. MORE..

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Will not influence businesses like previous leaders - President

Will not influence businesses like previous leaders - President

I will never personally try to influence any businessman or business, President Maithripala Sirisena said today. He added that unlike previous leaders he will not attempt to interfere in businesses and only provide support where necessary to develop the sectors. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 22, 2015  3:53 pm

Senior Police officers of Jaffna District transferred

Senior Police officers of Jaffna District transferred

(UPDATE) The Inspector General of Police(IGP) has ordered the transfer of the OIC of the Jaffna Division SSP SSP Lakshman Weerasekara and the HQI of Kayts CI Q.R. Perera and HQI of Jaffna CI B.M.R.K.B. Balasooriya with immediate effect, Police spokesman told Ada Derana. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 22, 2015  3:26 pm

SLFP Ministers resignation not an issue - SB

SLFP Ministers resignation not an issue - SB

I joined this government to win over the hearts of the Tamils after the war and assist the President garner international support to face the Geneva issue, Rural Economic Affairs Minister S.B. Dissanayaka said today. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 22, 2015  2:00 pm

Committee appointed to investigate corruption at Ports Authority

Committee appointed to investigate corruption at Ports Authority

Presidents Counsel Nalin Laduwahetti and three others appointed to investigate into the allegations of bribery and corruption at the Ports Authority, the Government Information Department said a short while ago.

(0)Comments | May 22, 2015  1:04 pm

Raviraj Assasination: Five navy personnel remanded

Raviraj Assasination: Five navy personnel remanded

Five navy personnel arrested over the 2006 assassination of TNA MP Nadarajah Raviraj have been remanded until June 5 by the Colombo Magistrate Courts. MORE...

| May 22, 2015  12:44 pm

Wele Sudas brother remanded

Wele Sudas brother remanded

A brother of drug kingpin Wele Suda, Saliya Kumara who was arrested by the Kohuwala Police on May 17 with heroin has been remanded until June 5 by the Colombo Magistrate Court. MORE...

| May 22, 2015  11:31 am

TN CM Panneerselvam resign; Jayalalithaa invited to form Govt soon

TN CM Panneerselvam resign; Jayalalithaa invited to form Govt soon

Accepting the resignation of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam and his council of ministers on Friday Governor K. Rosaiah invited AIADMK general secretary J.Jayalaltihaa to form the ministry at the earliest, a Raj Bhavan statement said. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 22, 2015  10:37 am

India may offer credit for building houses in land released by Army

India may offer credit for building houses in land released by Army

India, which is funding the construction of 50,000 houses for internally-displaced Tamils in Sri Lanka, may offer a line of credit, this time for building houses in lands released by the Army from the high security zones. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 22, 2015  8:30 am

Largest media extortion - why the sudden change?

Largest media extortion - why the sudden change?

It has come to notice that a certain media agency, in which it once severely criticised a major China based project in Sri Lanka, has stopped its hate campaign and instead started to promote it. MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 21, 2015  11:49 pm

Ex-teacher sentenced to 20 years RI for molesting student

Ex-teacher sentenced to 20 years RI for molesting student

A former teacher found guilty of molesting a student in 2006 has been sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment by the Anuradhapura High Court. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 21, 2015  5:20 pm

Malaysia interested in major joint ventures with Sri Lanka

Malaysia interested in major joint ventures with Sri Lanka

A high level team of Malaysian entrepreneurs headed by Prime Ministers Special Envoy Datu Seri Utama Samy Vellu called on President Maithripala Sirisena at his official residence today (May 21) and expressed interest in major joint ventures and investments in several areas. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 21, 2015  5:02 pm

130 arrested over Jaffna violence remanded

130 arrested over Jaffna violence remanded

The 130 persons arrested for unlawful protest, damaging public property and assaulting police officers near the Jaffna Magistrates Court have been ordered remanded. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 21, 2015  4:07 pm

Cyclist killed in wild elephant attack

Cyclist killed in wild elephant attack

A 54-year-old man was killed following a wild elephant attack in the Thanthirimale area. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 21, 2015  3:08 pm

Private bus strike in several Southern cities

Private bus strike in several Southern cities

A group of private bus operators have launched a strike in protest of authorities allegedly allowing buses to operate on the Southern Expressway without valid permits. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 21, 2015  1:40 pm

Four SLFP Ministers resign

Four SLFP Ministers resign

SLFP Parliamentarians Dilan Perera, C.B. Rathnayake, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena and Pavithra Wanniarachchi have resigned from their respective ministerial portfolios. MORE..

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Zimbabwe cricketers arrive in Pakistan for historic tour

Zimbabwe cricketers arrive in Pakistan for historic tour

Zimbabwes cricket team is in Pakistan, the first Test-playing nation to visit the country in six years. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 19, 2015  4:52 pm

SL Women win second ODI against West Indies

SL Women win second ODI against West Indies

Sri Lanka womens cricket team secured a win against West Indies in the second ODI match of the tour of West Indies by six wickets a short while ago in Colombo. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 15, 2015  4:30 pm

Phillip Hughes: Cricket Australia confirms independent review

Phillip Hughes: Cricket Australia confirms independent review

Test player Hughes died in November aged 25, two days after being struck on the top of the neck by a delivery during a domestic match in Sydney. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 14, 2015  1:47 pm

Sugath Thilakaratne elected President of SLAA

Sugath Thilakaratne elected President of SLAA

Former Sri Lankan sprinter Sugath Thilakaratne has been elected as the new President of the Sri Lanka Athletic Association (SLAA), defeating Upali Kumarasiri by a majority of 59 votes. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 14, 2015  12:49 pm

Division 1 title win hands Sri Lanka rugby rankings boost

Division 1 title win hands Sri Lanka rugby rankings boost

Sri Lanka are the biggest climbers in the latest World Rugby Rankings after moving up nine places from 47th to 38th in the world to equal their highest ever position since the rankings were introduced in October 2003. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 12, 2015  3:00 pm

Entertainment

Johnny Depps dogs face death in Australia

Johnny Depps dogs face death in Australia

Johnny Depps pet dogs Pistol and Boo have been ordered by Australia to bugger off back to Hollywood or face being put down after he flew the terriers into the country illegally -- as thousands signed a petition to save them. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 15, 2015  10:44 am

High Court suspends Salman Khans jail sentence

High Court suspends Salman Khans jail sentence

The Mumbai high court suspended on Friday actor Salman Khans jail term in the 2002 hit-and-run case, pending appeal, giving him temporary reprieve. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 8, 2015  01:52 pm

Kate and Prince William name princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Kate and Prince William name princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

The Princess of Cambridge has finally been revealed to the world as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana - in a touching nod to her grandfather, her grandmother and her great-grandmother. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 5, 2015  09:36 am

South African police hunt 3 women after man is raped

South African police hunt 3 women after man is raped

Police in Diepsloot, South Africa are on the hunt for a group of three women who allegedly raped a 21 year-old man on Sunday night, This Is Africa news agency reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 29, 2015  01:08 pm

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LG launches smartwatch at Rs 30,000 in India

LG launches smartwatch at Rs 30,000 in India

LG Electronics Tuesday launched LG Watch Urbane at Rs 30,000 in India powered by the Android Wear which works seamlessly with smartphones running Android 4.3 and above. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 19, 2015  05:07 pm

Worlds first self-powered video camera developed

Worlds first self-powered video camera developed

The worlds first self-powered video camera that runs without a battery and can produce an image each second has been developed by researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  04:11 pm

Sri Lanka develops cheap rainfall forecasting device

Sri Lanka develops cheap rainfall forecasting device

Scientists in Sri Lanka have developed mobile weather stations capable of capturing and transmitting near real-time rainfall data. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 19, 2015  10:54 am

The Brave New World of Windows 10

The Brave New World of Windows 10

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a slew of new features and capabilities coming in Windows 10: the convergence of the desktop and mobile; the advent of the killer universal app; more power and features for personal digital assistant Cortana.....

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