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UPDATE: 8-year-old molested, killed in Pinnaduwa

UPDATE: 8-year-old molested, killed in Pinnaduwa

The police have found a dead body of an eight-year-old child in a tea estate in Madola, Pinnaduwa area, early hours of this morning.The police believe that the child was molested or raped before her death. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 18, 2014  4:28 pm

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SL man breaks up with Indian girlfriend, sends naked photos to her relatives

SL man breaks up with Indian girlfriend, sends naked photos to her relatives

A Sri Lankan swimming instructor demanded his former Indian girlfriend to pay him Dh10,000 after she broke relationship with him but on failing that he sent her naked photos to her family. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 19, 2014  1:03 am

VIDEO: Pinnaduwa child’s murder - key suspect drowned in Madola

VIDEO: Pinnaduwa child’s murder - key suspect drowned in Madola

The key suspect in Pinnaduwa eight-year-old child’s murder case drowned in Madola tributary while trying to flee from police custody, a short while ago, sources from the police said.

video (0)Comments | September 19, 2014  12:49 am

President donnates over 1 million surgical gloves to WHO

President donnates over 1 million surgical gloves to WHO

President Mahinda Rajapaksa, this evening at Temple Trees, handed over one million surgical gloves to the World Health Organisation as Sri Lankas contribution toward the global effort in combating the Ebola outbreak in Africa. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 18, 2014  9:06 pm

MDMK opposes BJP participation in conference in Sri Lanka

MDMK opposes BJP participation in conference in Sri Lanka

BJP’s Tamil Nadu ally, MDMK, on Thursday opposed the senior partner’s participation in a conference in Sri Lanka, saying it had hurt the Tamils in that country, besides in India and elsewhere. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 18, 2014  5:22 pm

SL Navy Commander meets US Naval Ops Chief

SL Navy Commander meets US Naval Ops Chief

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera met the Chief of Naval Operations of the US Navy, Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert during his official visit to the United States of America. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 18, 2014  4:44 pm

Schools in Uva province closed tomorrow

Schools in Uva province closed tomorrow

All schools in the Uva Province will be closed tomorrow (19 Sept.) due to the PC polls, Provincial Education Director said. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 18, 2014  3:19 pm

Chinese doctors restore sight for 500 Sri Lankans

Chinese doctors restore sight for 500 Sri Lankans

Three years ago, a cornea from Sri Lanka restored Xu Pengfei’s sight in his right eye, and on Wednesday the 10-year-old was able to express his thanks by helping someone in Sri Lanka see again. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 18, 2014  2:53 pm

Strong winds expected over the island

Strong winds expected over the island

The Met. Department says that several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts particularly during the morning. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 18, 2014  1:25 pm

Indian police get detention order for suspected Lankan ISI agent

Indian police get detention order for suspected Lankan ISI agent

A special court on Wednesday granted six days custody of suspected ISI agent Arun Selvarajan to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The judge, however, dismissed a petition by CBI to include it as a party in the investigation. MORE...

| September 18, 2014  12:40 pm

Uva PC polls - complaints rise to 424

Uva PC polls - complaints rise to 424

Some 424 election related complaints have been reported by midnight yesterday (17,) the last day of campaigning before the 20 September Uva Provincial Council election, Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) says. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 18, 2014  11:56 am

VIDEO: Bandarawela accident- Thondaman’s driver surrenders to police

VIDEO: Bandarawela accident- Thondaman’s driver surrenders to police

The drive of Provincial Council election candidate Sendil Thondaman has surrendered to the Bandarawela Police station, this morning. MORE...

video (0)Comments | September 18, 2014  10:48 am

Maldivian President due in SL today

Maldivian President due in SL today

Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom will be arriving in Sri Lanka today (18) to participate at the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) in Colombo. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 18, 2014  10:07 am

Pope approves Joseph Vaz as first saint to Sri Lanka

Pope approves Joseph Vaz as first saint to Sri Lanka

Pope Francis signed off Wednesday on Sri Lanka’s first saint, bending the Vatican’s rules once again to bypass the usual requirement that a second miracle be confirmed. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 17, 2014  9:18 pm

VIDEO: Uva PC candidate and 15 others injured in accident

VIDEO: Uva PC candidate and 15 others injured in accident

UPFA Uva Provincial Council election candidate Sendil Thondaman and 15 others injured after his own vehicle ran over them in Bandarawela. The driver has fled the area- Police said.

video (0)Comments | September 17, 2014  7:54 pm

VIDEO: Fonseka ready to unite with UNP and JVP

VIDEO: Fonseka ready to unite with UNP and JVP

The Democratic Party is ready to unite with the opposition and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) in a bid to take over the power of the Uva Provincial Council, its leader former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka said. MORE...

video (0)Comments | September 17, 2014  5:18 pm
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Sports

Vithanage placed on probation for a year

Vithanage placed on probation for a year

Kithuruwan Vithanage has been docked his full match fee and been placed on probation for one year, after he had left the team hotel overnight during the recent Test in Galle against Pakistan, SLC has said. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 16, 2014  10:47 am

Sri Lanka won second place in Asian Netball Championships

Sri Lanka won second place in Asian Netball Championships

Singapore maintained its supremacy in Asian netball after beating Sri Lanka 59-41 in the Asian Netball Championships final on Sunday (14) held at the Singapore Sports Hub’s OCBC Arena. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 15, 2014  5:56 pm

Shehzad let off with reprimand for ‘Religious Comments’

Shehzad let off with reprimand for ‘Religious Comments’

Pakistan Cricket Board sources said before leaving for India with the Lahore Lions for the Champions League Twenty20, Ahmed Shehzad was called to the board offices and given a severe reprimand for making religious comments to Tillakaratne Dilshan. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 13, 2014  2:17 pm

Saeed Ajmal suspended for illegal action

Saeed Ajmal suspended for illegal action

In a huge blow to Pakistan, offspinner Saeed Ajmalhas been banned from bowling in international cricket by the ICC after his action was deemed to be illegal for all deliveries. MORE...

(0)Comments | September 9, 2014  12:22 pm

PCB chief terms Shehzad’s religious advice to Dilshan as ‘stupid’

  PCB chief terms Shehzad’s religious advice to Dilshan as ‘stupid’

Newly appointed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Shaharyar Khan today criticised Ahmed Shehzad for offering religious advice to Sri Lankan player Tillakaratne Dilshan during an ODI last week, saying it was a “stupid statement” on part of the Pakistani batsman. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 6, 2014  2:52 pm

Entertainment

 Nilendra Deshapriya’s debut wins Best Film Award

Nilendra Deshapriya’s debut wins Best Film Award

Nilendra Deshapriya’s debut film Thanha Rathi Ranga (Between Yesterday and Tomorrow) has won the Best Film Award at the I Will Tell International Film Festival 2014 in London, UK. MORE..

(0)Comments | September 7, 2014  01:04 pm

Sri Lanka gets own River Kwai bridge

Sri Lanka gets own River Kwai bridge

Now, 57 years after it was blown to smithereens, authorities in Sri Lanka plan to rebuild the Bridge on the River Kwai to assuage the anger among locals over a controversial dam project. MORE..

(0)Comments | August 29, 2014  11:23 am

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

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Derana Tech Guru Episode 05 – Tech in Sinhala

Derana Tech Guru Episode 05 – Tech in Sinhala

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

(0)Comments | August 25, 2014  02:47 pm

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

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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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