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State appointments should not serve relations or friends

By L.B.Senaratne Governor Lalith B.Gamage made a warning remark to 329 newly appointed Government employees, that they should not think of friends, relations, or act...

IS it UNESCO Proper talking on Sinharaja ?

News s been flashed around that the UNESCO has confirmed that there is no forest destruction in the USECO heritage sites . The source quoted...

Sabhan rememberd

A simple but dignified ceremony was held at the original memorial for regular Police Constable Tuan Sabhan and Special Constable Geroge Van Haught...

Police will check tire

Police has decided to launch a three-day operation to inspect the road worthiness of vehicles from today. Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said officers...

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Kachchativu church festival sans devotees

The annual Kachchativu festival at the St Anthony's church was limited to less than 70 persons this time due...
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Suraj Randiv drives a bus in Australia for survival, but hopes to continue Cricketing career

Former Sri Lanka cricketer Suraj Randiv, who represented his nation in ICC 2011 World Cup, is currently working as a bus driver in Australia...

SL beat West Indies in a repetition of the ‘David and Goliath’ story

It was a ‘David and Goliath’ story in the second T20 encounter where Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 43 runs with pint-sized Akila...

SL legends record another victory at Road Safety World Series T20

Sri Lanka legends led by Tilakaratne Dilshan beat South Africa Legends by 9 wickets today, in the Road Safety World Series T20, at the...

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Radiographers lock up Nursers

A radiographer attached to the Apeksha Hospital in Maharagama has been arrested by the Maharagama Police yesterday for locking two nurses inside the radiology...

The Best tea is community Tea

A Sri Lankan organic tea exporter, English Tea Shop, says it has got a new slice of the market by getting the...

State of the Art Testing Spice Lab

Sri Lanka’s Industrial Development Board (IDB) is set up a modern laboratory which will reduce export costs of spices, a United Nations...

Press Release

SriLankan Airlines: Website relaunched with new look

March 04, 2021, Colombo: SriLankan Airlines relaunched its website, www.srilankan.com, with a modern look and feel with improved functionality...

Japanese Embassy: Rs 12 million grant for water project in N’Eliya

The Government of Japan provided a grant of US$ 63,197 (approx. Rs. 12 million) through the Grant Assistance for...

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau: promotional campaign by SL Tourism

MICE (Meetings, Incentive, Conference, Exhibitions) tourism constitutes a key segment of the tourist industry globally, expected to be valued...

United Nations: UN in Sri Lanka calls for more women in leadership

Colombo, 8th March 2021: Sri Lanka is making progress towards an equal future with equal opportunities for women in...

Norfund to Invest up to 9.99% in National Development Bank PLC

The National Development Bank and the Norwegian Development Finance Institution, Norfund, have reached an agreement for Norfund to invest...

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Ex-French President sentenced to jail for corruption

French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail, two of them suspended, for corruption. He was convicted of trying to bribe...
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Police officers attacked Jaffna

Two police officers have beaten up badly by a group of unruly civilians in Jaffna. The police officers had been to the location of the...

Sachithra Senanayake’s anticipatory bail application rejected

A bail application filed by former national Cricketers Sachithra Senanayake seeking an order to prevent his arrest was rejected on March 2 by the...

Norfund to Invest up to 9.99% in National Development Bank PLC

The National Development Bank and the Norwegian Development Finance Institution, Norfund, have reached an agreement for Norfund to invest up to 9.99% in National...

Former MP Hirunika nearly gets arrested

Former Member of Parliament Hirunika Premachandra was nearly arrested after she got delayed to attend a High Court hearing where she charged for the...

Trilateral Secretariat for national security on Maritime security between India, SL and Maldives set up

A Secretariat for Trilateral National Security Advisors on Maritime Security Cooperation between India, Maldives and Sri Lanka inaugurated in Colombo on March 1. This was...

Ornella Breaks Guinness Record at Everest

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCmj1uhnvn4&feature=youtu.be The reigning Miss Universe Sri Lanka, Ornella Gunesekere (28), was the only Sri Lankan and Miss Universe contestant to break the Guinness...

Lifestyle Magazine

Rohana Beddage as the new Sri Lankan ambassador to the Maldives

The Government proposal to appoint veteran singer Rohana Beddage as the new Sri Lankan ambassador to the Maldives was approved by the...

Catholics take part in ‘Black Sunday’ protest demanding justice

Catholics took part in protest campaigns outside churches in many parts of the country in what they called a ‘Black Sunday’ protest demanding that...

Zhejiang Export online fair (SriLanka -Auto part) over Zoom from June 1 -5

“Zhejiang Export Online Fair (Sri Lanka - Auto Part)” conducted over Zoom Online Conference Platform, over a 5-day period from 01st June to 05th...

SL beat West Indies in a repetition of the ‘David and Goliath’ story

It was a ‘David and Goliath’ story in the second T20 encounter where Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 43 runs with pint-sized Akila...

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Smahan in more than 30 countries across the globe

Link Natural has made its presence felt in over 30 countries including Russia, Japan, Latvia and in several countries of Latin America, Europe, Asia...

Tamil MP opposes burial of COVID19 victims in Iranativu

A Tamil Parliamentarian has opened the protest against government plans to bury COVID19 victims in the Catholic predominant Iranathivu Island off Mannar. MP C. Shireedharan...

No more plastic garlands at Kataragama Maha Devale

No more plastic garlands will allowed to be offered for God at the Kataragama Maha devale, Minister of Environment Mahinda Aamaraweera has decided. He said...

Three countries suspend use of Covid-19 vaccine, A fresh controversy has sparked off after

Denmark, Iceland and Norway suspended the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine after doubts that the vaccine could be linked to incidents of blood...

Army Chief at disabled war heroes wedding ceremony

One more disabled War Hero of the Commando Regiment (CR) who lost his right leg while fearlessly fighting against LTTE terrorism during humanitarian operations...

Foreign Ministry to open Consular service regional office in Trinco

Residents of the Eastern province will be able to obtain Consular Services provided from the Foreign Ministry at a regional office to be set...
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Music

Woman who beat her child to demand money from husband arrested in Jaffna

A Woman in Jaffna who beat up her infant child and got her brother to video it in order to send it to her...

Philanthropist donates holiday bungalow in Nuwara Eliya for Army

A philanthropist has donated a 180.2 perch land and bungalow in Nuwara Eliya to be used as a holiday bungalow for the Army. Mr Don...

SriLankan Airlines: Website relaunched with new look

March 04, 2021, Colombo: SriLankan Airlines relaunched its website, www.srilankan.com, with a modern look and feel with improved functionality to enhance user experience. The...

Ex-French President sentenced to jail for corruption

French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail, two of them suspended, for corruption. He was convicted of trying to bribe...

Sport News

Sri Lanka’s polls chief condemns arrest of Myanmar Election staff

The Election Commission of Sri Lanka has expressed shock over the arrest of Myanmar election officials and called for their release. “We are shocked by...

Ex-French President sentenced to jail for corruption

French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in jail, two of them suspended, for corruption. He was convicted of trying to bribe...

Norfund to Invest up to 9.99% in National Development Bank PLC

The National Development Bank and the Norwegian Development Finance Institution, Norfund, have reached an agreement for Norfund to invest up to 9.99% in National...
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The Bitter Sugar Scam

A group of highly placed officials has facilitated a scam that has caused government coffers more than LKR 15.9 billion. The Beans spilled out at...

Radical Wahabist Preacher Arrested

Rasheed Akbar in Dematagoda a preacher of Wahhabism and Jihadi has been arrested. Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said the 60-year-old Rasheed Akbar is...

Same Sex Wedding Becomes a Viral Affair in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan born Sithara and Canadian Jenn Fernando concluded that they had no other option than getting on to the traditional Poruwa to tell...

Police search for man who transported girl’s body in travelling bag

Police have launched a major search for a man who transported a body packed inside a travelling bag in public transport and then dump...

TV

Government says No to MCC

The Cabinet of Ministers has decided not to sign the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement following the recommendations made by the the...

Tamil National Alliance responds foreign Minister’s statement to UN Human Rights Council

The Tamil National Alliance responding to the statement of Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena to the United Nations Human Rights Council has declared that Sri...

Former MP Hirunika nearly gets arrested

Former Member of Parliament Hirunika Premachandra was nearly arrested after she got delayed to attend a High Court hearing where she charged for the...

No more plastic garlands at Kataragama Maha Devale

No more plastic garlands will allowed to be offered for God at the Kataragama Maha devale, Minister of Environment Mahinda Aamaraweera has decided. He said...