Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera has been arrested today (09) by the Criminal Investigations Department for allegedly possessing an elephant calf without a valid licence.

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Education Minister to solve saree issue

Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has stated that measures will be taken to change certain rules and regulations operating within schools whic

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Mar 09, 2016

Namal influenced police over Thajudeen murder probe

Police headquarters sources say MP Namal Rajapaksa had influenced a top police officer to immediately free the body of ruggerite Wasim Thajudeen

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Mar 09, 2016

Warning against Ranatunga’s hydropower project

A small hydropower station being built at Athwelthota in Baduraliya by Dhammika Ranatunga’s Sakura Engineering (Pvt.) Ltd. is causing

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Mar 03, 2016

Dematagoda Chaminda injured in prison bus shooting

Dematagoda Chaminda, one of the four suspects of the Lakshman Premachandra murder have been rushed for a surgery after shots were fired at a prison

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Mar 03, 2016

Ex-CJ acquitted

The Bribery Commission today (19) withdrew all three ongoing cases against former Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake over non-declaration of assets in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

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Feb 19, 2016

Embilipitiya youth died of injuries, bleeding & shock

Reasons for the death of Sumith Prassanna, who died in Embilipitiya following a clash with police, has been released.

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Feb 19, 2016

Fonseka’s secretary too, to ally with UNP

The Apey Jathika Peramuna, led by retired Capt. Senaka de Silva, has decided to form an alliance with the UNP, say party sources.

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Jan 27, 2016

Yoshitha was sent to UK, Ukraine for training at state expense

Yoshitha Rajapaksa, the son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, was sent to the UK and Ukraine for training at state expense after

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Jan 27, 2016

Senasinghe calls for reforms in Police

Speaking to media, State Minister of International Trade - Sujeewa Senasinghe called for reforms in the Police.

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Jan 19, 2016

Nawaloka Hospitals launch Skin Care and Cosmetic Center

Nawaloka Hospitals PLC yesterday (18) launched their state of the art Skin Care and Cosmetic Center.

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Jan 19, 2016

Exclusive – Identity of person who lured cricketers into match-fixing

The person who had tried to lure national cricketers Kusal Janith Perera and Rangana Herath into match-fixing during a recent home series has been identified as o

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Jan 15, 2016

Anjelo Mathews summoned to FCID

Sri Lanka cricket captain Anjelo Mathews has been summoned to appear before the FCID on January 18.

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Jan 15, 2016

45 Sri Lankans gone to join ISIS

Intelligence reports have revealed that 45 persons of 09 families have gone to Syria to join the ISIS, the 'Divaina' newspaper reports.

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Dec 28, 2015

Why does Sunil Perera wear Pirith Nool?

Gypsies leader Sunil Perera says he is not a catholic, but a multi-religious person.

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Dec 28, 2015

SF at Bribery Commission, Nissanka at CID

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka had arrived at the Bribery Commission a short while ago.

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Dec 08, 2015

Kusal asked for explanation

Cricketer Kusal Janith Perera has been asked to make an explanation within seven days regarding his being tested positive for a banned substance

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Dec 08, 2015
Sports News

Steve Rixon, Australia's assistant coach, has said the remuneration Sri Lanka Cricket offered when they approached him for the job of the national team's coach was "embarrassing", considering the position.

Nov 26, 2013

Sri Lankan Rugby 7s team managed to secure third place at the end of their Asian 7s Rugby series campaign yesterday (10).

Nov 11, 2013

After having their offensive fluency stifled by the swift feet and stout hearts of Madagascar, Sri Lanka stuttered and stumbled at the line, falling to a disappointing 17 (two

Oct 28, 2013

Chandrika Subashini and Kasun Kalhara of Sri Lanka won Gold medals in 400 meters women’s and men’s races respectively at the 89th Malaysian Open Athletics Championship.

Oct 24, 2013

Prince Harry confessed he was a bit 'past it' as he put young rugby players through their paces at Twickenham.

Oct 23, 2013
Entertainment News

Singers of the highest calibre Dr Victor Rathnayaka and Visharada Nanda Malini are to collaborate in a musical extravaganza, which is to be held on January 25 at Ratmalana Stein Studios.

Jan 06, 2014

South East Asian Legend Amaranath Ranathunga is a connoisseur who has brought two unalike Euro styles of guitar music together in composition and

Dec 11, 2013

Singer Justin Bieber has been asked to clean up graffiti left on a hotel wall in Australia.

Nov 28, 2013

Hrithik Roshan's Bollywood superhero film franchise entered Bollywood's elite Rs 200 cr club on the seventh day (November 7) of its release.

Nov 12, 2013

Popular singer Keerthi Pasquel has decided that his son will inherit the rights of his songs on November 24.

Nov 02, 2013
Business News

Colombo, December 10, 2013: Bharti Airtel Lanka, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia

Dec 11, 2013

Japanese carmaker Toyota has said it is looking to start commercial sales of fuel cell-powered cars by 2015.

Nov 26, 2013

Google Inc on Thursday unveiled the newest version of its Android smartphone software, aiming to allow more smartphone users access to its evolving menu of online services such as driving directions voice-activated search.

Nov 02, 2013

The new Odel showroom is situated in the "K-zone" multiplex in Ja Ela city. The outlet was opened for the public by the mother of Ms.

Oct 28, 2013

Amãna Bank, the pioneer of non-interest based banking celebrated World Children’s Day by opening more than 1,200 Children Savings Accounts for the underprivileged together with the M.J. Muzammil Foundation. The accounts

Oct 24, 2013
World News

We’ve all heard of landlocked seas but a beach tucked in between lush green meadow topped with golden sand and fresh cool seawater?

Thoug

Jun 11, 2012

Hacking network Anonymous has released a recording of a conference call between the FBI and UK police in which they discuss efforts against hackers.

Feb 06, 2012

Google reported a 27% increase in revenues for the last three months of 2011, but even that was not good enough to meet Wall Street estimates, sending

Jan 22, 2012

Manned surveillance missions are critical to obtaining useful intelligence. But sending a soldier into sensitive areas can often be too dangerous. Sci

Jan 15, 2012

The failed Russian Mars probe Phobos-Grunt has been pictured moving across the sky by the Paris-based amateur astronomer Thierry Legault.

Jan 08, 2012
Madhumadhawa Aravinda resigns from CMC
Rare albino turtle stolen from Kosgoda Conservation Center
Tense situation at Wattala Pradeshiya Sabha during budget vote
Govt. is setting up commissions in order to earn more commissions - Ranil
Oppositions MPs grill govt. on spread of kidney disease
Govt. MP dodges questions on protection of women
langama bus
navy bus accident
I don't know of any "hula", cannot cancel transfer order - PM
I will never be silenced - Mervyn