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If contest, Im confident that Im going to win- Rajapaksa

If contest, Im confident that Im going to win- Rajapaksa

If I contest, Im confident that Im going to win the General Election and become Sri Lankas next Prime Minister, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 27, 2015  4:33 pm

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Enactment of 19A alike issuing death warrants to Sinhalese: Abayathissa Thero

Enactment of 19A alike issuing death warrants to Sinhalese: Abayathissa Thero

Enactment of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution is alike issuing a death warrant to the Sinhalese, Venerable Medagoda Abayathissa Thero said on Monday (27). MORE...

(0)Comments | April 27, 2015  11:03 pm

Sobitha Thera calls off Sathyagraha

Sobitha Thera calls off Sathyagraha

The Sathyagraha, which was staged by Chief Incumbent of the Naga Vihara in Kotte and leader of the National Movement for a Just Society, Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera, has been called off. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 27, 2015  4:57 pm

Four killed, two injured in train accident

Four killed, two injured in train accident

Four persons were killed and two others were injured due to a collision between a vehicle and a train on Monday (27) afternoon, the police said. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 27, 2015  4:51 pm

FCID yet again summons Lalith Weeratunga

FCID yet again summons Lalith Weeratunga

Secretary to the former President, Lalith Weeratunga, has been summoned to the the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) to record a statement regarding a financial transaction of the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, the police said. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 27, 2015  3:50 pm

Turkish Ship arrives on goodwill visit

Turkish Ship arrives on goodwill visit

A Turkish naval ship has arrived in the island making a two day goodwill visit. The ship is calling on the port of Colombo on her way from Mumbai to the port of Klang in Malaysia, the Defence Ministry said on Monday (27).

(0)Comments | April 27, 2015  2:13 pm

Stay order on full-face helmets extended

Stay order on full-face helmets extended

Court of Appeal extends the stay order issued on the ban on full face helmets until May 19, the Ada Derana correspondent confirms. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 27, 2015  1:14 pm

President has become Wessanthara of the era, says Silva

President has become Wessanthara of the era, says Silva

The President has become the Wessanthara of the era due to his work towards the enactment of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala de Silva on Monday (27). MORE...

(0)Comments | April 27, 2015  12:14 pm

Historic moment where modern-day slavery will be abolished - Wijedasa

Historic moment where modern-day slavery will be abolished - Wijedasa

The next two days will be a historic moment for all Sri Lankans, Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapaksa said in parliament today. He added that with the 19th amendment to the constitution Sri Lankans will finally be rid of modern-day slavery. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 27, 2015  11:44 am

19A will make way to experience the true meaning of democracy and peace

19A will make way to experience the true meaning of democracy and peace

With the much awaited enactment of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, the people of Sri Lanka will experience the true meaning of democracy and peace, President Maithripala Sirisena said on Monday (27). MORE...

video (0)Comments | April 27, 2015  11:07 am

Sections related to media to be removed from 19A- PM

Sections related to media to be removed from 19A- PM

Sections related to media in the 19th Amendment will be removed, Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe said in the Parliament, a short while ago. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 27, 2015  10:42 am

Second reading of 19 A begins

Second reading of 19 A begins

President Maithripala Sirisena began the second reading of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in Parliament, a short while ago, Ada Derana reporter said.

(0)Comments | April 27, 2015  10:27 am

Nepali Pranksters video shoot turns serious as earthquake hits

Nepali Pranksters video shoot turns serious as earthquake hits

A video shoot in Nepal for an Internet comedy series took a serious turn on Saturday as the earth began rumbling. MORE...

video (0)Comments | April 27, 2015  10:00 am

Australian fears imprisonment in Sri Lanka, writes to Maithri

Australian fears imprisonment in Sri Lanka, writes to Maithri

An Australian man trapped in a legal minefield in Sri Lanka has sent desperate pleas for help to political leaders on both sides of the Indian Ocean. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 27, 2015  9:54 am

Nepal earthquake: SLAF flight delayed due to technical snag

Nepal earthquake: SLAF flight delayed due to technical snag

Sri Lanka Air Force flight with 35 persons that scheduled to depart from Kathmandu to Colombo last night has been delayed due to a technical snag, the SLAF Spokesperson said.

(0)Comments | April 27, 2015  9:08 am

Popular actor Daya Alwis passes away

Popular actor Daya Alwis passes away

Popular actor Daya Alwis who was being treated at hospital following an accident last week passed away this morning, Director of the Jayawardenapura hospital told Ada Derana. He was aged 72 at the time of demise.

(0)Comments | April 27, 2015  8:01 am
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Kevin Pietersen: Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara backs star batsman for England return

Kevin Pietersen: Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara backs star batsman for England return

Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara has backed Surrey teammate Kevin Pietersen to make a return to the England Test side. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 22, 2015  10:58 am

Sports Minister defends interim cricket body after ICC threat

Sports Minister defends interim cricket body after ICC threat

Sri Lankas sports minister Navin Dissanayake on Friday defended his decision to appoint an interim committee to oversee cricket, saying it was his sovereign right

(0)Comments | April 19, 2015  11:34 am

ICC to seek explanation from Sports Minister

ICC to seek explanation from Sports Minister

The International Cricket Council (ICC) says that it will seek a full and proper explanation from the Sports Minister of Sri Lanka, Navin Dissanayake regarding the governments recent intervention in Sri Lanka Cricket. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  7:05 pm

Woutersz appointed new manager of Sri Lanka cricket team

Woutersz appointed new manager of Sri Lanka cricket team

Sri Lankas cricket officials have named former first-class player and broadcaster Jeryl Woutersz as the new manager of the national team the latest in a series of changes made in recent weeks. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 10, 2015  5:45 pm

Cricket great Richie Benaud dies aged 84

Cricket great Richie Benaud dies aged 84

Former Australia cricket captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud has been remembered as a national treasure following his death at 84. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 10, 2015  12:07 pm

Entertainment

Samurai Ghost: Photo shows mysterious boots behind girl

Samurai Ghost: Photo shows mysterious boots behind girl

This photo of a four-year-old girl on a beach in Zushi, Japan, seems innocent until you look closely behind her legs and back. MORE...

(0)Comments | April 24, 2015  07:36 am

Sri Lankan students film to premiere at Cannes Film Festival

Sri Lankan students film to premiere at Cannes Film Festival

Charmini Peli Kankanamalage is terrified she stole something from her child. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  02:03 pm

Sri Lankan scientists reveal method to eat rice and lose weight

Sri Lankan scientists reveal method to eat rice and lose weight

Are you avoiding rice to control your weight? You may soon get to relish your favourite rice delicacies as introducing a little change in cooking methods can cut calorie content by half, researchers say. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 24, 2015  03:45 pm

Disrobed monk among Mars One Mission finalists

Disrobed monk among Mars One Mission finalists

Mars, it has been the center of many sci-fi movies and books, and now theres a group making plans to colonize the planet. There are 100 candidates to make the one-way trip on the Mars One Mission and one of them lives in Sarasota. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 24, 2015  11:49 am

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Worlds first self-powered video camera developed

Worlds first self-powered video camera developed

The worlds first self-powered video camera that runs without a battery and can produce an image each second has been developed by researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 16, 2015  04:11 pm

Sri Lanka develops cheap rainfall forecasting device

Sri Lanka develops cheap rainfall forecasting device

Scientists in Sri Lanka have developed mobile weather stations capable of capturing and transmitting near real-time rainfall data. MORE...

(0)Comments | March 19, 2015  10:54 am

The Brave New World of Windows 10

The Brave New World of Windows 10

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a slew of new features and capabilities coming in Windows 10: the convergence of the desktop and mobile; the advent of the killer universal app; more power and features for personal digital assistant Cortana.....

(0)Comments | January 24, 2015  02:32 pm

Android One program expands to Sri Lanka

Android One program expands to Sri Lanka

Google on Monday announced that Android One phones are finally ready to debut outside the Indian market. Select Android One smartphones will be released in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka in the coming weeks. MORE..

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