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Indian Supreme Court  squashes plea alleging Indain Army’s role in Sri Lanka

Indian Supreme Court squashes plea alleging Indain Army’s role in Sri Lanka

The Supreme Court, while expressing concern over ethnic killings in Sri Lanka, has declined to entertain a petition for a Special Investigation Team probe...
Sinhala Awrudu in Los Angeles

Sinhala Awrudu in Los Angeles

Sinhala and Tamil New Year's celebration was held on April 12, in Los Angeles. The event was organized by the Sri Lankan American Association of Southern...
57 accidents on Avurudu day - 8 dead

57 accidents on Avurudu day - 8 dead

57 motor accidents have occurred on Avurudu day (April 14) and 8 persons have died due to them said police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana. Meanwhile there...
149 drunk drivers arrested on Avurudu day

149 drunk drivers arrested on Avurudu day

Police have arrested 149 drunk drivers on Avurudu day (April 15) alone said police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana. 76 motorcyclists, 61 three-wheeler drivers...
Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71; Boko Haram blamed

Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71; Boko Haram blamed

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan blamed Boko Haram for an explosion that killed scores of people Monday at a bus station...
We need you - UNP tells Sanga

We need you - UNP tells Sanga

United National Party (UNP) MPs have invited Cricketer Kumar Sangakkara to come into politics when the Sri Lankan team visited the Parliament after returning...
India election: Leading artists warn against Modi

India election: Leading artists warn against Modi

Prominent Indian artists and academics have written an open letter warning against the possible election of Hindu nationalist politician Narendra Modi...
Sri Lankan government can take action against terrorism - AHRC

Sri Lankan government can take action against terrorism - AHRC

Any government in the world has a right to investigate any attempt to revitalize a terrorist organization and to take action against those who perpetrate...
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...
Gopi and two other LTTE revivalists killed

Gopi and two other LTTE revivalists killed

Former LTTE cadre Gopi, who shot a TID officer in Dharmapuram, Kilinochchi, and two others have been killed in a  gun fight with the army, unconfirmed...
Price of rice skyrocket despite controls

Price of rice skyrocket despite controls

The price of rice has increased, as New Year approaches, despite government's price controls. It has been reported that price of rice has increased between...
We will die, if you give midwifery training to nurses - GMSU

We will die, if you give midwifery training to nurses - GMSU

Government Midwifery Service Union (GMSU) will commence a fast unto death from April 14 protesting the decision t give midwifery training to nurses. Chairperson...
65 LTTE affiliates arrested - Sri Lanka Police

65 LTTE affiliates arrested - Sri Lanka Police

65 LTTE cadres, including 10 women, have been arrested for trying to revive the banned terror group in Sri Lanka, police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said...
Cricketing heroes in parliament

Cricketing heroes in parliament

Sri Lanka Cricket team, who won the 2014 T20 world cup in Bangladesh, arrived in parliament yesterday (April 09) where they were welcomed by all MPs. The...
Cricket PNG praises growing relationship with Sri Lanka

Cricket PNG praises growing relationship with Sri Lanka

Papua New Guinea cricket coach Rarua Dikana says their partnership with Sri Lanka continues to evolve and has great benefits. The Barramundi's wrapped...
Mahela's claims are unsubstantiated  - Cricket Board strikes back

Mahela's claims are unsubstantiated - Cricket Board strikes back

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today (April 09)  replied the allegations leveled against its Secretary and CEO by former captain Mahela Jayawardena. Issuing a...
Wijith Wijayamuni de Soyza: the worst wildlife minister ever - ECT

Wijith Wijayamuni de Soyza: the worst wildlife minister ever - ECT

Environmentalists claim that 10 wildlife parks have been destroyed during the tenure of the current minister of wildlife Wijith Wijayamuni de Soyza, claim...
Exercise high caution in Sri Lanka – Australia tells its citizens

Exercise high caution in Sri Lanka – Australia tells its citizens

Australian government has asked its citizens to exercise a high degree of caution while in Sri Lanka because of the 'unpredictable security environment.'...



Cricketing heroes in parliament

Sri Lanka Cricket team, who won the 2014 T20 world cup in Bangladesh, arrived in parliament yesterday (April 09) where they were welcomed by all MPs. The Speaker gave all team embers mementos and the team had tea with party leaders. Pix - Krishna Lasintha Read more...

Namal continues to support upcoming politicians

United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Namal Rajapaksa attended an election meeting held to support UPFA candidate Malsha Kumaratunga. Rajapaksa attended a large number of rallies to support UPFA candidates.  Read more...

Sanjeewa Kaviratne's funeral today


United National Party (UNP) Central Provincial Councilor Sanjeewa Kaviratne's funeral will held today (March 19) at Rattota public grounds, Matale. Kaviratne was 44 when he passed away. Sanjeewa Kaviratne's funeral Read more...

Afgan President arrives


The President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai arrived in Sri Lanka today (March 5,) at the invitation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The visit which was scheduled to take place last month was postponed after a large number og Afgan soldiers were killed in action. 

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Lini Chameli – A rising star

Lini Chameli – A rising star

Upcoming model Lini Chameli is Sri Lanka News's Cover Girl this week. Chameli who began her modeling...


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Cricket PNG praises growing relationship with Sri Lanka

Cricket PNG praises growing relationship with Sri Lanka

Papua New Guinea cricket coach Rarua Dikana says their partnership with Sri Lanka continues to evolve...
Mahela's claims are unsubstantiated  - Cricket Board strikes back

Mahela's claims are unsubstantiated - Cricket Board strikes back

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today (April 09)  replied the allegations leveled against its Secretary and CEO...
Stones pelted at Yuvraj Singh's home

Stones pelted at Yuvraj Singh's home

After India suffered a massive defeat in the ICC T20 finals, Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh's house was...
Sri Lankan team has a million reasons to win ICC T20 cup

Sri Lankan team has a million reasons to win ICC T20 cup

Sri Lankan Cricket team will be given a million dollar bonus if they win the World Twenty20 cup, Sri...
Almighty wants Sangakkara, Mahela to win a World Cup, says Sammy

Almighty wants Sangakkara, Mahela to win a World Cup, says Sammy

Even the gods want Sri Lanka to win the Twenty20 World Cup… There were the words of the West Indies captain...

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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....
 Nadisha to spend Rs 40 million for electioneering

Nadisha to spend Rs 40 million for electioneering

Nadisha Hemamali, an actress who is to contest the coming southern provincial council elections from the United National Party (UNP,) is to spend Rs 40 million on her election campaign. Political sources...

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Agrahara Medical Insurance benefit from Lanka Hospitals

Agrahara Medical Insurance benefit from Lanka Hospitals

The National Insurance Trust Fund (NITF) which provides insurance coverage for over 1.2 million government beneficiaries...
Odiliya Luxury Residencies soon a reality at Malambe and Ja Ela

Odiliya Luxury Residencies soon a reality at Malambe and Ja Ela

Everybody’s dream is to own a dream house with heavenly comfort, peace in mind and luxury surroundings. Odiliya Homes and...
HOLCIM SANSTHA BRAND WINS AT THE SLIM NIELSEN PEOPLE’S AWARDS 2014

HOLCIM SANSTHA BRAND WINS AT THE SLIM NIELSEN PEOPLE’S AWARDS 2014

27th February 2014, Colombo: Holcim Lanka, the leading construction solutions provider has been awarded “Housing and Construction...

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