Heavy rain falls at some places in the island

Heavy rain falls (more than 100 mm) are also expected at some places, the Met. Dept. predicts.An atmospheric d Read more...
  | 2014-12-19 09:48

Indian fishermen further remanded

A Sri Lankan court today extended till December 31 the remand of 38 Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested for alleged Read more...
  | 2014-12-19 09:45

My vision includes elimination of poverty, corruption - President

My vision for Sri Lanka includes elimination of poverty, corruption that would hinder progress of the nation - Read more...
  | 2014-12-18 09:53

Admin powers of executive presidency led to war victory- Gotabaya

While expressing that the international community still attempts to summon Sri Lankan Government to the Intern Read more...
  | 2014-12-17 09:17

No devolution possible under Rajapaksa - Rajitha

Sri Lanka’s Northern Tamils cannot expect powers to be devolved as long as President Mahinda Rajapaksa is in p Read more...
  | 2014-12-17 09:12

Sydney siege: two dead, three seriously injured as police storm cafe

Gunfire erupted early Tuesday as police stormed the Sydney cafe where a gunman had been holding hostages.The c Read more...
  | 2014-12-16 09:47

Jayawardene to bid final goodbye to home ODIs against England

Making it obvious that he will retire after the 2015 World Cup, former Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene o Read more...
  | 2014-12-16 09:44

Sri Lankan arrested for molesting 11-year-old girl

A Sri Lankan clerk, who allegedly caught an 11-year-old girl’s waist from behind while making his body touch h Read more...
  | 2014-12-15 10:36

Joe Root century inspires England win

An unbeaten century from Joe Root guided England to a five-wicket victory in the fifth one-day international a Read more...
  | 2014-12-12 09:35

Military aircraft crash in Athurugiriya

An Antonov plane belonging to the Air Force flying from Katunayake-Ratmalana has crashed in Hokandara, Athurug Read more...
  | 2014-12-12 09:25

Navy apprehends 43 Indian fishermen

The Sri Lankan navy on Tuesday evening apprehended 43 fishermen who ventured into the sea from Nagapattinam in Read more...
  | 2014-12-10 09:53

Tissa Attanayake resigns

General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) Tissa Attanayake, MP, tended his letter of resignation to  Read more...
  | 2014-12-09 09:59

Hirunika’s support to Maithri

In a new turn of events at the current situation in the country’s political arena, United People’s Freedom All Read more...
  | 2014-12-09 09:58

CBI approaches Interpol to question KP in Rajiv Gandhi case

The CBI has approached Interpol to expedite its request to question Kumaran Pathmanathan (KP) of LTTE for the Read more...
  | 2014-12-08 10:58

Man sentenced to death for killing son’s wife

A man found guilty of murdering his son’s wife in the Aralaganwila area in 2006 has been sentenced to death by Read more...
  | 2014-12-05 11:06

Sri Lanka ranked 85th in Global Corruption Index

Sri Lanka has showed some improvement in addressing corruption in 2014, ranking 85th among 175 countries as ag Read more...
  | 2014-12-04 09:21

England ring changes as Sri Lanka bat first

England made three changes for the third ODI of the series against Sri Lanka in Hambantota, with Ian Bell the  Read more...
  | 2014-12-03 04:51

Many Sinhalese too unhappy with Rajapaksa - Sobitha Thero

It is not just the Tamils, but a wide majority of Sinhalese too are disillusioned with President Mahinda Rajap Read more...
  | 2014-12-02 10:03

More to leave UPFA, says Dissanayake

Former Minister of Public Management Reforms Navin Dissanayake said that more top ruling party members will le Read more...
  | 2014-12-02 10:02

Give Tamils equal rights, Venkaiah tells Sri Lanka

Union Minister for Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that the Sri L Read more...
  | 2014-12-01 10:45

China denies reports of setting up 18 naval bases in Asia

Defending its submarine’s docking at Colombo port as common practice, Chinese military today termed “utterly g Read more...
  | 2014-11-28 09:26
TV Derana picks up 4 awards at State Television Awards
Five persons including a United National Party (UNP) Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council member were wounded and h Read more...
 | 2014-12-19 09:47
Former General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP) Tissa Attanayake assumed duties as the new Ministe Read more...
 | 2014-12-18 09:52

Nissan recalls about 470,000 SUVs, cars for possible fuel leaks

Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) said on Tuesday it is recalling about 470,000 sport utility vehicles and cars globall Read more...
  | 2014-12-15 10:40

Stock Market Review – 11th Dec 2014

Colombo equities witnessed a lackluster trading day where bourse failed to maintain momentum gained on last se Read more...
  | 2014-12-12 09:29

North-East rubber plantation successful amid fresh expectations –Video Interview

The Rubber Research Institute (RRI) has found that rubber could be grown as a commercial crop in the North and Read more...
  | 2014-12-02 10:00
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