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EXCLUSIVE: UN human rights resolution is just a piece of paper - Subramanian Swamy

EXCLUSIVE: UN human rights resolution is just a piece of paper - Subramanian Swamy

VIDEO: Senior Indian Politician Subramanian Swamy during an exclusive interview with Ada Derana this afternoon told that the Sri Lankan government has already enacted 95 per cent of the recommendations of the 13th amendment. MORE...

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Modi calls meeting on India-Sri Lanka fishermen issue

Modi calls meeting on India-Sri Lanka fishermen issue

The Indian Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has convened a meeting to explore a long-term solution to the contentious fishermen issue between India and Sri Lanka. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 20, 2014  3:15 pm

Homicide in Seeduwa

Homicide in Seeduwa

A girl, 21, was stabbed to death by her boyfriend in Amandoluwa area in Seeduwa, last night, police said. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 20, 2014  2:59 pm

Ban Ki-moon supports Pillay’s investigation - Dujarric

Ban Ki-moon supports Pillay’s investigation - Dujarric

The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon fully supports the OHCHR Investigation on Sri Lanka, Spokesperson for Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric says. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 20, 2014  2:01 pm

Kudu Nuwan arrested - Police

Kudu Nuwan arrested - Police

A notorious drug peddler known as Kudu Nuwan was arrested this morning by a group of police officers attached to the Colombo Crime Division. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 20, 2014  1:09 pm

Two Sri Lankans arrested in Dhanushkodi

Two Sri Lankans arrested in Dhanushkodi

The Indian police in Dhanushkodi have arrested a Sri Lankan Tamil who attempted to clandestinely leave for Talaimannar and two others, including a Sri Lankan Tamil refugee who promised him a trip by boat. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 20, 2014  12:24 pm

Hospital junior staffs launch strike

Hospital junior staffs launch strike

The junior staffs of all the government hospitals across the country boycott their duties today in protest over several demands. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 20, 2014  11:02 am

TNCC questions Swamy’s Sri Lanka visit

TNCC questions Swamy’s Sri Lanka visit

The Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President B S Gnanadesikan on Tuesday asked the Centre to clarify in what capacity did BJP leader Subramanian Swamy visited Sri Lanka recently. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 20, 2014  10:17 am

Lankan maid arrested for harassing old Emirati employer

Lankan maid arrested for harassing old Emirati employer

A Lankan housemaid who is accused of harassing her old Emirati employer has been arrested. The 70-year-old woman, named Aisha, lives alone in Sharjah. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 20, 2014  8:42 am

No case of Ebola in Sri Lanka

No case of Ebola in Sri Lanka

The Ministry of Health says that there is no case of Ebola virus disease reported in the country and there is no need to panic about it. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 19, 2014  5:51 pm

Heroin found with suspect in Karandeniya doctor’s murder

Heroin found with suspect in Karandeniya doctor’s murder

Prison officials today discovered around 2,500 milligrams of heroin in the possession of an inmate at the Galle Prisons who had been arrested in suspicion over the murder of Dr. Priyanka Prasad Jayasinghe, popularly known as “Hitha Honda Dostara,” in Karandeniya. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 19, 2014  4:51 pm

President adamant on barring UN investigators

President adamant on barring UN investigators

Sri Lanka will deny visas to United Nations’ investigators probing accusations of war crimes as it strengthens a domestic panel looking into allegations related to its 26-year war, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said on Tuesday. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 19, 2014  2:35 pm

PICTURES: Electric animal trap kills one in Dimbula

PICTURES: Electric animal trap kills one in Dimbula

A 64-year old person died in Mahaweligama, Dimbula this morning after coming into contact with an electric animal trap. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 19, 2014  2:17 pm

Indian HC dismisses petition seeking better facilities at refugee camps

Indian HC dismisses petition seeking better facilities at refugee camps

The Madras High Court Bench on Monday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) petition seeking better facilities at the Sri Lankan refugee camps...MORE...

(0)Comments | August 19, 2014  1:15 pm

Indian activist and Pakistani law expert join Sri Lanka panel

Indian activist and Pakistani law expert join Sri Lanka panel

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has appointed two more members — India’s Avdhash Kaushal and Pakistan’s Ahmer B. Soofi — to the advisory panel of the Missing persons Commission, a spokesman said. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 19, 2014  12:37 pm

Four member committee to probe cosmetic clinics

Four member committee to probe cosmetic clinics

The Ministry of Health has appointed a four member committee compromising specialist doctors for the task of investigating into cosmetic clinics across the country. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 19, 2014  11:16 am
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Sri Lanka win Test series; fitting farewell for Mahela

Sri Lanka win Test series; fitting farewell for Mahela

Sri Lanka gave former captain Mahela Jayawardene a winning farewell after Rangana Herath skittled Pakistan once more in the second Test in Colombo a short while ago. Pakistan, set a series-levelling target of 271 runs, were all out for 165. MORE...

(0)Comments | August 18, 2014  11:13 am

Sri Lanka set Pakistan 271-run target

Sri Lanka set Pakistan 271-run target

Pakistan were set a target of 271 to win the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Sunday and draw the two-match series 1-1. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 17, 2014  2:44 pm

Western Warriors win Carlton Super 7s overall title

Western Warriors win Carlton Super 7s overall title

Western Warriors were crowned the overall champions of the Carlton Super 7s powered by Dialog eZ Cash while Northern Gladiators won the international leg of the tournament. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 17, 2014  1:59 pm

Jayawardene falls for 54 in final Test innings

Jayawardene falls for 54 in final Test innings

Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene was dismissed for 54 in his last Test innings on the fourth day of the second Test against Pakistan on Sunday. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 17, 2014  11:20 am

Herath takes nine as Pakistan all out for 332

Herath takes nine as Pakistan all out for 332

Pakistani cricket team were bowled out on Saturday after scoring 332 runs as Sarfaraz Ahmed made a century scoring 103 runs on 127 balls and strengthened the whole team’s batting line in the second test match in Colombo. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 16, 2014  12:25 pm

Entertainment

Robin Williams, actor and comedian, dies at 63

Robin Williams, actor and comedian, dies at 63

Robin Williams, who died Monday at age 63, harnessed his zany comic persona to become one of Hollywood’s most celebrated and bankable movie stars. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 12, 2014  10:22 am

Shaan to perform in Colombo

Shaan to perform in Colombo

Bollywood playback singer Shaan is set to perform in Colombo, the Indian High Commission has announced. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 10, 2014  04:34 pm

Beatles documentary to be directed by Ron Howard

Beatles documentary to be directed by Ron Howard

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is to direct a documentary about the early years of the Beatles. MORE..

(0)Comments | July 17, 2014  04:06 pm

Jennifer Lopez cancels performance at World Cup in Brazil

Jennifer Lopez cancels performance at World Cup in Brazil

If you were hoping to watch Jennifer Lopez perform in Thursday’s World Cup opening ceremony, you’re out of luck. MORE..

(0)Comments | June 9, 2014  08:22 pm

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Derana Tech Guru Episode 04 – Tech in Sinhala

Derana Tech Guru Episode 04 – Tech in Sinhala

Watch the latest episode of Derana Tech Guru (Tech in Sinhala), Sri Lanka’s first internationally standard technology programme. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 15, 2014  04:02 pm

YouTube to buy Twitch for $1 billion - report

YouTube to buy Twitch for $1 billion - report

Google has reached a deal to buy game livestreaming firm Twitch for $1 billion, according to a report by Variety. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 19, 2014  09:57 am

Apple wins close to $120M in patent lawsuit against Samsung

Apple wins close to $120M in patent lawsuit against Samsung

Samsung was ordered Friday to pay Apple $119.6 million after a California jury determined the South Korea-based company guilty of infringing Apple’s patents, Reuters reported. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 5, 2014  03:52 pm

Android app pirates plead guilty to copyright infringement

Android app pirates plead guilty to copyright infringement

The US Department of Justice has broken new ground when it comes to prosecuting counterfeit mobile app distributors. For the first time, the government has convicted two men for illegally selling copies of copyrighted apps. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 25, 2014  04:55 pm

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Hambantota difficult to clear

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who hosted the chief editors and media heads for his monthly breakfast meeting on Thursday (24), was asked about the attack on a group of UNP Parliamentarians which took place in Hambantota recently ...

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(0)Comments | April 27, 2014  3:28 pm

President ‘No-Balls’ Sanath

Sri Lanka’s most senior cricketers Mahela Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara had strongly criticised the country’s cricket administration, upon returning to the country after winning the Twenty20 World Cup in Bangladesh ...

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(0)Comments | April 27, 2014  4:34 pm

Still no invitation for Gota

Speculation has been rife regarding a possible calling for Sri Lanka powerful Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa to enter into mainstream politics, following in the footsteps ...

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