President welcomed by Mervyn

President Mahinda Rajapaksa attended the first election rally at the Nawaloka Grounds i...


EC supporting government agenda: CaFFe

The government deliberately postpone the election of
certain local authorities and its a...


Darrell Hair does it again

Former Test umpire Darrell Hair has delivered a World Cup bombshell by revealing severa...


Thundershowers in Western Province?

The Meteorological Department today predicted thundershowers in many parts of the country ...


Preparing for battle

Sri Lanka's captain Kumar Sangakkara (L), Lasith Malinga (C), and Muttiah Muralitharan...


West Indies team bus stoned

Angry Bangladesh fans stoned the West Indies bus on Friday after the home team crashed ...


Loans for ex-Tigers to begin jobs

Rehabilitated and released ex-LTTE combatants have been encouraged to obtain bank loans of...


Monsoon changes coastal belt

The sea coast in some areas had changed with time due to climatic conditions and the autho...


Two shot-dead in Ratgama

Two men were killed and five injured in a shootout between two groups of the UPFA in Ratga...


Karu questions EC on SF’s votes

United National Party (UNP) Deputy Leader Karu Jayasuriya has written to the Elections Com...


Make peace MR tells Gaddafi

President Mahinda Rajapaksa today requested the Libyan leader Colonel Muammer Gaddafi to e...


Villagers ask politicos to stay away

Residents of some areas in Dimbulagala, Manampitiya and Aralaganvila have prevented politi...


Showing school spirit

The 77th big-match between St. Joseph’s College and St. Peter’s College began ...


More beehives at Pallekelle stadium

The Pallekelle International Cricket Stadium is in trouble with another three giant beehiv...


Best comfort for the sick

First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa inspecting the condition of a bed while Minister Maithreepa...


Subash Hotel handed over to owners

The famous Subash Hotel which was the headquarters of the Army’s 51st  Division...


India’s Fortis buys into Lanka Hospitals

Fortis Healthcare, one of the leading hospitals chains India has acquired a 29 percent sta...


Jumbo survives Hakka Patas explosion

A wild elephant lying with serious injuries caused by an illegal hunting device called H...


UNP questions government on LLRC

The UNP today questioned the government as to what it intends to do if the international c...


Madras HC tells Douglas to approach trial court

The Madras High Court on Thursday told Sri Lankan Minister Douglas Devananda, who filed an...


Awarding journalism diplomas

The Sri Lanka College of Journalism (SLCJ) held its 7th annual diploma award ceromony ye...


Ausi driver jailed for killing Lankan

A 31-year-old heroin addict with extensive driving convictions has been sentenced to eight...


Death due to accident -AF Chief

Air Force Commander Air Marshal Harsha Abeywickrema yesterday said the death of Flight Lt....


Weapons of Mass Destruction

US soldiers wear chemical warfare gear during a joint military exercise with South Korea...


SWRD statue relocation plan denied

The President’s office yesterday denied any plans to relocate the S.W.R.D. Bandarana...


Minister displeased with dirty kitchen

Minister Chandrasiri Gajadeera yesterday visited the Welikada prison to attend a book di...


Final rites for a fallen hero

The remains of Flight Lt. Monath Perera who died in the mid-air collision of two Kafir j...


Crackdown on T-shirts bearing ICC logo

The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) has arrested 15 people for selling merchandise using the...


US Senate passes a resolution on SL

A resolution was passed by the US Senate calling on the Government of Sri Lanka to establi...


Protecting their jobs

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