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Deadline for GCE AL application deadline on March 06

Deadline for GCE AL application deadline on March 06

Students sitting for the 2015 GCE AL examination will be able to take the exam even if they have not passed the maths paper for GCE OL examination, the...
Sajin Vaas booed

Sajin Vaas booed

UPFA MP and former Presidential Coordinating Secretary, Sajin Vaas Gunawardane was booed by a group of United National Party (UNP) members when he arrived...
My favourite politician is Mahinda - Tissa's daughter

My favourite politician is Mahinda - Tissa's daughter

Dulmini Attanayake, the daughter of Tissa Attanayake, says that her most favourite politician, after her father, is former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa....
Sri Lanka under UN watch for domestic mechanism

Sri Lanka under UN watch for domestic mechanism

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki—moon will keep a close watch on Sri Lanka’s pledged domestic mechanism that will probe the alleged human rights...
PM Modi, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena Sign Deal in Civil Nuclear Cooperation

PM Modi, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena Sign Deal in Civil Nuclear Cooperation

India and Sri Lanka are standing at the threshold of an "unprecedented opportunity" to take the bilateral relationship to the next level, Prime Minister...
Sri Lanka President Sirisena holds talks with Narendra Modi

Sri Lanka President Sirisena holds talks with Narendra Modi

Sri Lanka’s new president held talks with Indian leaders Monday on his first foreign trip, trying to reset ties with the region’s powerhouse after strains...
Upul wins Commonwealth award

Upul wins Commonwealth award

President of Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL)Upul Jayasuriya has been awarded the Commonwealth Law Conference Rule of Law Award.
Foreign minister’s U.S. visit successful: Sri Lanka

Foreign minister’s U.S. visit successful: Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan government on Sunday said its Foreign Minister’s just-concluded visit to the U.S. was successful. Minister Mangala Samaraweera briefed U.S....
10 army officers reinstated

10 army officers reinstated

10 army officers who were sent on compulsory leave by the previous government after the 2010 presidential election was reinstated by president Sirisena....
Sri Lanka is ranked 112th among the countries with the largest dollar amounts placed in Swiss banks

Sri Lanka is ranked 112th among the countries with the largest dollar amounts placed in Swiss banks

Sri Lanka is ranked 112th among the countries with the largest dollar amounts placed in Swiss banks, according to revelations made by International Consortium...
Stern action against errant vendors

Stern action against errant vendors

Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) will take action against those who sell essential goods above the reduced prices as prescribed by the interim budget. Director...
Special unit to investigate grade 1 enrollment irregularities

Special unit to investigate grade 1 enrollment irregularities

The Ministry of Education has established a special unit to note and investigate irregularities which occurred during enrolling students for grade one.The...
Four dead in lorry accident

Four dead in lorry accident

Four persons have succumbed to their injuries after a lorry travelling to Jaffna skidded off the road and toppled at Ehelagaha Junction, between Medawachchiya...
South Africa beat Sri Lanka in rain-shortened match

South Africa beat Sri Lanka in rain-shortened match

South Africa's Cricket World Cup warmup match against Sri Lanka was severely shortened by rain Monday but there was still time for both teams to send a...
Exclusive! 'India must be on guard against Tamil separatists'

Exclusive! 'India must be on guard against Tamil separatists'

'Sri Lanka's relationship with China has always been of an economic nature.''India's friendship and support is very important to Sri Lanka. It is a matter...
A general election if no confidence motion passes

A general election if no confidence motion passes

United National Party (UNP) Leader, Ranil Wickremesinghe has told the working committee to prepare for a general election, stating that the Parliament...
Not overawed by pressure, says Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga

Not overawed by pressure, says Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka's premier pacer Lasith Malinga claimed on Sunday that he wasn't overawed by the task of leading his team's bowling unit in the World Cup and...


FM meets Sushma Swaraj

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka Mangala Samaraweera meeting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday in New Delhi. Read more...

New single launched for 2015 world cup

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The official single for 2015 world cup was launched at the CR & FC grounds this evening.  The CD containing the single was presented to the Sri Lanka Cricket Captain Angelo Mathews by the Dialog Axiata group CEO Dr. Hans Wijesuriya in the presence of the Sri Lanka cricket team and a few other officials. Read more...

Defence Secretary at Manning Market

Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa visited the Manning Market yesterday (15.) The Urban Development Authority (UDA) under Rajapaksa is to modernize the area in the future.

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Japan PM meets MR


President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe held bilateral discussions yesterday (Sep. 7) at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.

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Upcoming Thanuja

Thanuja who is an upcoming model who has also shown considerable acting skills. Thanuja works as a freelance...


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South Africa beat Sri Lanka in rain-shortened match

South Africa beat Sri Lanka in rain-shortened match

South Africa's Cricket World Cup warmup match against Sri Lanka was severely shortened by rain Monday but...
Not overawed by pressure, says Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga

Not overawed by pressure, says Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka's premier pacer Lasith Malinga claimed on Sunday that he wasn't overawed by the task of leading...
Sanath Jayasuriya Takes Blame for Sri Lanka's Defeats in India

Sanath Jayasuriya Takes Blame for Sri Lanka's Defeats in India

Jayasuriya, who is the Deputy Minister of Sports, was addressing the Parliament on the Sports Ministry's...
Rohit Sharma Innings: Sofia Hayat Bares All in  Nude Tribute to India Star

Rohit Sharma Innings: Sofia Hayat Bares All in Nude Tribute to India Star

Rohit Sharma's record-breaking one-day innings is already receiving a flood ofcelebrity tributes, with...
Kohli and Dhawan deliver series win

Kohli and Dhawan deliver series win

A batting Powerplay that cost Sri Lanka three wickets for 16 runs sucked the oxygen out of an already...

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UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa did not attend the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) May Day rally, which surprised many. NFF, a constituent party of the UPFA, has always attended...
Namal goes fishing

Namal goes fishing

MP Namal Rajapaksa's birthday was on April 10. He was in Carlton house where a pirith ceremony was also held to mark his birthday. A large number of young MPs were with him for the birthday celebrations....

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President Rajapaksa launches "Beacon", the new sea food restaurant of Pigeon Island Beach Resort

President Rajapaksa launches "Beacon", the new sea food restaurant of Pigeon Island Beach Resort

One of the most elegant holiday resorts located besides one of the most elegant beaches in Sri Lanka, The Pigeon Island Beach...
BBDO crowned Network of the Year at Spikes 2014

BBDO crowned Network of the Year at Spikes 2014

BBDO Worldwide was crowned Agency Network of the Year at this year’s Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity. The Spikes Asia...
Revolutionary “Samagi Yathaartha” insurance plan from Co-operative Insurance

Revolutionary “Samagi Yathaartha” insurance plan from Co-operative Insurance

Co-operative Insurance Company Limited, the third largest network in Sri Lanka, launched a new insurance plan “Samagi Yathaartha”...

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