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Sarath Fonseka says he would welcome war crime investigation

Sarath Fonseka says he would welcome war crime investigation

Sri Lankas wartime army chief says his conscience is clear and he would welcome a war crimes investigation to prove his innocence. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  9:51 am

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Cabinet nod for 20th Amendment

Cabinet nod for 20th Amendment

The Cabinet of the Sri Lankan government today granted approval for the draft bill of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, formulated to change the countrys electoral system, sources said. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  10:45 pm

China is not sidelined - Government

China is not sidelined - Government

The Government on Wednesday (27) affirmed that relationship between China and Sri Lanka will continue at a strong level. MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 27, 2015  5:29 pm

South African delegation meets Sri Lankan Tamil Diaspora in UK

South African delegation meets Sri Lankan Tamil Diaspora in UK

A South African delegation has met with Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora organisations with a view to bringing a sense of normalcy to the North-East part of the island and exchange views on how they could contribute towards the peace and reconciliation process. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  4:21 pm

Sri Lankan held for travelling on fake passport

Sri Lankan held for travelling on fake passport

The immigration staff of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad arrested a Sri Lankan passenger during the custom checkup for travelling using a fake passport. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  3:52 pm

Non-tariff barriers largest road block to ties with India, says Eran

Non-tariff barriers largest road block to ties with India, says Eran

A banker turned politician, Sri Lankas deputy minister for highways and investment promotion Eran Wickramaratne says trade and investment with India can grow exponentially but makes a strong case for reduction in non-tariff barriers (NTBs) by India. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  3:21 pm

Modi paying special attention for Sri Lankan Tamils welfare - BJP

Modi paying special attention for Sri Lankan Tamils welfare - BJP

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been paying special attention for the welfare of Tamils both in India and in Sri Lanka, says Muralidhar Rao, national general secretary of the BJP. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  2:17 pm

AG halts Tirans arrest

AG halts Tirans arrest

The Attorney General on Wednesday (27) halted the arrest of Parliamentarian Tiran Alles until the Fundamental Rights petition filed by the Parliamentarian at the Supreme Court is heard again. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  1:38 pm

Special Parliamentary session to approve CC members

Special Parliamentary session to approve CC members

(UPDATE) A special parliamentary session to approve the civil society representatives of the Constitutional Council will be held next Wednesday (June 03), Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody said. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  12:53 pm

Good governance started with bad precedent - Former CJ

Good governance started with bad precedent - Former CJ

Former Chief Justice of Sri Lanka Sarath N. Silva says that good governance cannot be established in a country within just 100 days and that it will never exist under jungle law. MORE..

video (0)Comments | May 27, 2015  12:51 pm

Traffic jam due to protest near Deans Road

Traffic jam due to protest near Deans Road

Severe traffic congestion has been reported near Deans Road in Colombo and nearby roads due to a demonstration staged by minor staff of state hospitals in protest against the governments failure to clear salary anomalies as agreed. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  12:38 pm

Tea pluckers hospitalised after wasp attack

Tea pluckers hospitalised after wasp attack

A group of over 14 tea pluckers have been attacked by a swarm of wasps in Pundaluoya, Kotmale area on Wednesday (27) morning, police said. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  12:05 pm

Vienna airport security staff smuggled Lankan migrants to US, UK

Vienna airport security staff smuggled Lankan migrants to US, UK

Austrian police have arrested several security employees at Vienna airport over their alleged role in smuggling illegal immigrants to Britain and the US, officials confirmed on Tuesday. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  11:03 am

No bail for Basil Rajapaksa

No bail for Basil Rajapaksa

Former Minister of Economic Development, Basil Rajapaksa, was further remanded till June 10 by the Kaduwela Magistrates Court on Wednesday (27). MORE...

video (0)Comments | May 27, 2015  10:28 am

Sri Lanka says no to Indian fishing proposal

Sri Lanka says no to Indian fishing proposal

Sri Lanka today rejected Indias proposal to allow its fishermen to catch fish in Lankan waters for 65 days a year, in what can further escalate tensions between the two neighbours over the vexed issue. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  7:56 am

Shiranthi Rajapaksa summoned to FCID

Shiranthi Rajapaksa summoned to FCID

Former first lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa has been asked to appear before the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID), MP Namal Rajapaksa has said. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  7:41 am
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Sri Lanka Cricket rope in Jonty Rhodes

Sri Lanka Cricket rope in Jonty Rhodes

Sri Lankan cricketers are to get fielding tips from the man who pretty much revolutionised the art after former South African player Jonty Rhodes agreed to a short stint with them. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 27, 2015  1:59 pm

Sangakkara wins CEAT Cricketer of the Year award

Sangakkara wins CEAT Cricketer of the Year award

Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara, on Monday, was announced as the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year in a glittering ceremony in Mumbai. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 26, 2015  10:59 am

Mumbai Indians Win Second IPL Crown

Mumbai Indians Win Second IPL Crown

Mumbai Indians love affair with Eden Gardens contiuned as they clinched their second IPL title following a crushing 41-run win over Chennai Super Kings in a lop-sided summit clash, here tonight. MORE...

(0)Comments | May 25, 2015  7:51 am

Royal College win 71st Bradby Shield

Royal College win 71st Bradby Shield

Royal College Colombo won the 71st Bradby Shield encounter after defeating Trinity College Kandy 49-0 in the second leg at Royal College Grounds on Saturday. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 23, 2015  7:32 pm

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

Entertainment

Dheepan wins Palme dOr in upset Cannes finale

Dheepan wins Palme dOr in upset Cannes finale

The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiards Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festivals coveted top honor, the Palme dOr. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 26, 2015  11:29 am

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

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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.....

(0)Comments | January 24, 2015  02:32 pm

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