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Salman Khan plays a role in securing Indian fishermen’s release

Salman Khan plays a role in securing Indian fishermen’s release

Actor Salman Khan appears to have, perhaps unknowingly, played an indirect role in the release of the five Indian fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka,...
Maithripala the common opposition candidate

Maithripala the common opposition candidate

Minister of Health and SLFP Secretary Maithripala announced that he is the common opposition candidate at a meeting at New Town Hall, Colombo. The press...
President signs the proclamation announcing election

President signs the proclamation announcing election

President Rajapaksa signed a proclamation announcing his intention to hold a presidential election and to contest for the third time.  The Election Commissioner...
Rathana Thera's temple stoned

Rathana Thera's temple stoned

A group of individuals have thrown stones at Ven ASturaliye Rathana Thera's temple in Gothami Road, Rajagiriya. Police have dispatched a number of mobile...
Sri Lanka Releases 5 Indian Fisherman on Death Row

Sri Lanka Releases 5 Indian Fisherman on Death Row

Five Indian fishermen sentenced to death in Sri Lanka for alleged drug trafficking were released today after President Mahinda Rajapaksa commuted their...
20 Sri Lankan refugees consume poison in Trichy refugee camp

20 Sri Lankan refugees consume poison in Trichy refugee camp

Twenty Sri Lankan Tamil refugees lodged at a camp attached to the Trichy Central Prison made a mass suicide attempt on Tuesday, consuming sleeping pills...
Sri Lankan govt to decide on fishermen’s case in ‘due course’

Sri Lankan govt to decide on fishermen’s case in ‘due course’

A decision on the probable pardon of the five Indian fishermen on death row can be expected in due course, the Sri Lankan government said on Wednesday. “The...
SLFP central committee meets today

SLFP central committee meets today

Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) central committee is to meet today at Temple Trees to discuss about the coming Presidential Election. Minister Keheliya...
British woman sexually abused inside aircraft

British woman sexually abused inside aircraft

A British woman has been sexually abused inside an aircraft last night while on her way to Sri Lanka. She was in a flight from London to Colombo.A Sri...
The government won't weaken because JHU left - GL

The government won't weaken because JHU left - GL

Constituent parties of the government has the right to take individual decisions, Minister of External Affairs GL Peiris said. He added that the departure...
‘U.N. probe unprofessional’ - GL

‘U.N. probe unprofessional’ - GL

Sri Lanka has expressed concern over the “unprofessional manner” in which the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is investigating...
‘Rajapaksa knew of payments to rebels’ - Erik Solheim

‘Rajapaksa knew of payments to rebels’ - Erik Solheim

A peacebroker accused of helping to fund Sri Lanka’s separatist war acknowledged on Monday that Tamil rebels had been induced to engage in the peace process...
We have not decided who we will support - JHU

We have not decided who we will support - JHU

Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) declared that they have not decided who they will support in the coming Presidential Election. The party made the statement...
Champika and Udaya also resign

Champika and Udaya also resign

Minister of Technology, Patali Champika Ranawaka and Provincial Minister Udaya Gammanpila declared that they will  resigned from their positions a short...
Life as Art: beautiful photographs for a beautiful cause

Life as Art: beautiful photographs for a beautiful cause

Life as Art An exhibition and sale of photographs by Chatrini Weeratunge In aid of Emerge Lanka Foundation At the Barefoot Gallery Preview:...
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 budgetary allocations. (Also read: India rout...
 After China Sub Furore, Doval to Attend Sri Lanka Meet

After China Sub Furore, Doval to Attend Sri Lanka Meet

India’s National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval will be delivering the keynote address at the international conference on maritime security and cooperation...
Rathana Thera has had enough

Rathana Thera has had enough

Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) MP Ven Athuraliye Rathana Thera has resigned from all positions including the Chairman of the Divulapitiya Development Committee...


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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Namal trying to re-energize SLFP youth

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A meeting to energize the SLFP youth wing in Hiniduma was held on July 8 under the leadership of Hambantota district MP Namal Rajapaksa. MPs Piyasena Gamage, Shehan Semasinghe, Udith Lokubandara, Manusha Nanayakkara and provincial councilors Randima Gamage and Kanchana Wijesekara also participated. Read more...

Against racism - Movement of Equal Rights distribute leaflets

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Movement of Equal Rights organized a leaflet distributing campaign and a banner signing campaign against racism and communal-ism on 3rd July in front of the Fort Railway Station. Pl find the attachments for images of the event. Read more...

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Street Fighter Assassins Fist 2014

Street Fighter Assassins Fist 2014

Stylish Marketer 2014, the annual fashion show of the University of Kelaniya was held recently. A number...


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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...
'We want to be ruthless' - Kohli

'We want to be ruthless' - Kohli

Sri Lanka Cricket agreed to be the BCCI's emergency cash cow in agreeing to the ongoing series, and two...

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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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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”...
Selfie Your Way into the Biggest Blast of the Year by AXE

Selfie Your Way into the Biggest Blast of the Year by AXE

Having thrown one of the hottest parties of 2013 with the AXE Provoke Fallen Angels night, AXE is all set to outdo itself...

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