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UPFA does it again in Uva

UPFA does it again in Uva

United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) won the Uva provincial council after a sharp contest. UPFA won Badulla district obtaining 209 056 votes (47.37%)...
Now you feel how we felt - Minister Alahapperuma tells British Premiere

Now you feel how we felt - Minister Alahapperuma tells British Premiere

British Prime Minister David Cameron who is making heart wrenching statements about the possible Scottish independence should realize that Sri Lankans...
No electricity shortages in Sri Lanka for 20 years - Minister Dullas

No electricity shortages in Sri Lanka for 20 years - Minister Dullas

There will be no electricity shortages in Sri Lanka for 20 years with the commissioning of the third phase of Norochcholai coal power plant on Tuesday,...
Misuse of public property on the rise on the last day of campaigning

Misuse of public property on the rise on the last day of campaigning

Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has received 424 election related complaints by midnight yesterday (17,) the last day of campaigning before...
Defence Secretary at Manning Market

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...
China's Xi Jinping starts South Asia tour in Maldives; will visit Sri Lanka & India

China's Xi Jinping starts South Asia tour in Maldives; will visit Sri Lanka & India

China's President Xi Jinping was in the Maldives on Monday beginning a three-nation tour of South Asia with a historic visit to an island paradise gaining...
Success is the responsibility of children - President

Success is the responsibility of children - President

Succeeding in the world is the responsibility of children and that Mahindodaya laboratories are established to assist the children to do so through free...
Cuba agrees with Sri Lanka on the need for basic reforms in the UN system

Cuba agrees with Sri Lanka on the need for basic reforms in the UN system

Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, Cuba's Minister of Foreign Affairs visiting Sri Lanka agrees with Sri Lanka that basic reforms in the UN system are needed to...
Chinese President to arrive in Sri Lanka on Sept 16

Chinese President to arrive in Sri Lanka on Sept 16

The President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping will be undertaking a State visit to Sri Lanka from 16th to 17th September 2014, at the invitation...
Tamil Nadu CM wants a 'decisive and permanent' solution to fishermen issue with Sri Lanka

Tamil Nadu CM wants a 'decisive and permanent' solution to fishermen issue with Sri Lanka

Following the arrest of six Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy on Monday Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has written to the Indian Prime...
The Lingerie Brand that is changing what nude looks like

The Lingerie Brand that is changing what nude looks like

Most people own three bras: black, white, and nude. But all nudes are not created equal and most skin-colored underwear don’t match the hues of women of...
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus release date and price: Apple's 'dramatically thinner' smartphones coming 19 September

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus release date and price: Apple's 'dramatically thinner' smartphones coming 19 September

Apple has unveiled the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, two new devices with a "continuous, seamless design", improved landscape view and a powerful A8 chip....
New laws to regulate construction industry

New laws to regulate construction industry

Ministry of Co-operatives and Trade yesterday said that all manufacturers and traders of paints, varnishes and solvents used in the construction industry...
42 new bars in 9 months

42 new bars in 9 months

The Department of Excise had issued 42 liquor licenses between January and September of 2013, it was revealed in Parliament yesterday. According to...
Japan PM meets MR

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...
Japanese PM ends Sri Lanka trip with visit to temple

Japanese PM ends Sri Lanka trip with visit to temple

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offered flowers and worshipped Monday (Sep 8) at a historic Buddhist temple outside Colombo as he wrapped up his two-nation...
President Rajapaksa Welcomes Japan’s PM Abe, Unveils Phase 2 of BIA Development Project

President Rajapaksa Welcomes Japan’s PM Abe, Unveils Phase 2 of BIA Development Project

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and First Lady Akie Abe at the...
Sri Lanka to deport 60 Pakistani asylum seekers

Sri Lanka to deport 60 Pakistani asylum seekers

The asylum seekers have been released from the Boossa detention camp in the Southern Province and sent to temporary accommodation where they will now face...


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...

Namal Rajapaksa visits Adhikarigoda

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MP Namal Rajapaksa visited Adhikarigoda to assess damage during Aluthgama riots. The village has a mixture of Sinhala and Muslim populations.

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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...


Cricket

Sri Lanka won the test series against England

Sri Lanka won the test series against England

Sri Lanka won the second test against England by 100 runs. JM Anderson who held on for 55 balls got out...
Sri Lanka close to historic win against England

Sri Lanka close to historic win against England

Sri Lanka have never won a Test series in England, but they are closing in on a magnificent achievement...
Sri Lanka strikes back - Sanga equals a world record

Sri Lanka strikes back - Sanga equals a world record

In the Test Match Special commentary box, Graeme Swann wistfully imagined himself bowling on a dry Headingley...
Dhoni only cricketer on Forbes' high-earners' list

Dhoni only cricketer on Forbes' high-earners' list

MS Dhoni, the India captain, is the only cricketer on the list of 100 highest-paid athletes in the world....
Herschelle Gibbs and Jacob Oram refuse to play in Pakistan

Herschelle Gibbs and Jacob Oram refuse to play in Pakistan

Pakistan cricket has been dealt another blow after former Test players Herschelle Gibbs of South Africa...

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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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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...
Pigeon Island Beach Resort – Where paradise meets comfort

Pigeon Island Beach Resort – Where paradise meets comfort

The most beautiful stretch of white sandy beach of Sri Lanka belongs to the Eastern Province. Just few Kilometres from the...

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