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

Release of five fishermen gave ‘official clearance’ for drug smugglers, JHU

While Indian PM Narendra Modi today thanked the President for pardoning and sending back the Indian fishermen  Read more...
  | 2014-11-27 10:01

Father-son duo killed in elephant attack

A father and his six-year-old son were killed after being attacked by a wild elephant in the Paludeniya area i Read more...
  | 2014-11-26 09:18

Flood, mudslide threat returns to Sri Lanka - report

Nearly a month after a deadly mudslide struck central Sri Lanka, the danger is returning this week. A slow-mov Read more...
  | 2014-11-25 10:01


This month on CNN’s ‘Talk Asia’ Anna Coren sits down with the former Sri Lankan cricket team captain Kumar San  Read more...
  | 2014-11-24 03:21

Second reading vote of Budget 2015 today

The vote on the second reading of Budget 2015 is scheduled to take place in Parliament, today.Parliament on 1 Read more...
  | 2014-11-24 11:12

Betrayals are nothing new for us – Wimal

General Secretary of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) and Minister Susil Premajayantha today said  Read more...
  | 2014-11-21 02:32

I hope to serve the country more in future – Maithripala

General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Maithripala Sirisena today said that after serving as Read more...
  | 2014-11-21 02:30

Freed Indian fishermen return home

Five fishermen spared the death sentence in Sri Lanka and freed on Wednesday will take a longer route home tha Read more...
  | 2014-11-20 05:46

CaFFE condemns attempt to intimidate Rathana Thero’s temple

Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has strongly condemned the alleged attempt to intimidate Jathika Read more...
  | 2014-11-20 05:45

Sri Lanka face higher risk of terrorism: Report

Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Myanmar are three of the 13 countries worldwide identified as being at higher risk f Read more...
  | 2014-11-20 05:43

Madhumadawa leaves JHU to SLFP (video)

The organiser of the JHU Gampaha district and former Member of the WPC Madhumadawa Aravinda has decided to lea Read more...
  | 2014-11-19 10:10

Matale mass grave: skeletons belong to early 1950s

The police today informed the Matale Magistrate’s Court that the skeletons found from a mass grave site at the Read more...
  | 2014-11-19 10:01

Three dead following accident in Buttala

Three persons including two MSD officers dead and four injured after a vehicle attached to the Uva Chief Minis Read more...
  | 2014-11-18 11:21

Sushma Swaraj to discuss Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka

India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will on Tuesday meet fishermen representatives accompanied by Read more...
  | 2014-11-18 11:20

Mathews top in ICC Rankings for ODI all-rounders

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews is now the No 1 all-rounder in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Ran  Read more...
  | 2014-11-18 11:14

Rathana Thero resigns from Divulapitiya development committee

Jathika Hela Urumaya Parliamentarian Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thero said that he has resigned as Chairman of th Read more...
  | 2014-11-18 11:13

මාලකට සෙනසුරු තදින්ම ලබයි.. ගෝලයක් හතරක් අත්අඩංගුවට..

පසුගියදා ඇමති මර්වින් සිල්වාගේ පුත් මාලක සිල්වා සමඟ බම්බලපිටියේ රාත්‍රී සමාජ ශාලාවකදී විදේශික යුවළකට පහර දුන් Read more...
  | 2014-11-17 01:46

Two held at Mattala with gold worth Rs 14.5m in rectum

Two Sri Lankan men have been arrested at the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport this morning for attempti Read more...
  | 2014-11-14 05:01

Indian tour has hurt Sri Lanka’s World Cup preparation - Arjuna

Refusing to blame the players for the ODI debacle in India, World Cup winning former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Read more...
  | 2014-11-14 04:59

Jayalalithaa disqualified from contesting polls for 10 years

The Tamil Nadu government has released a gazetted notification which officially declares AIADMK chief J Jayala Read more...
  | 2014-11-14 04:57
TV Derana picks up 4 awards at State Television Awards
General Secretary of Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera today said that their organizat Read more...
 | 2014-11-28 09:24
England lost their first one-day international against Sri Lanka in Colombo despite a superb century from Moee Read more...
 | 2014-11-27 09:53

Sri Lanka’s Defence Ministry to take over Lanka Cement property at Kankesanthurai in Jaffna

The Ministry of Defence has taken steps to acquire the Lanka Cement PLC property at Kankasenthurai. The proper Read more...
  | 2014-11-26 09:22

Chinese naval base for Hambantota Port?

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy is about to build 18 naval bases in various regions, in the next 10 Read more...
  | 2014-11-19 11:54

Ansell acquires glove manufacturer Hands International

Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, today announced the acquisition of Hands International, a pri Read more...
  | 2014-11-19 10:03
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