The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has told Japanese Special Envoy Yasushi Akashi that it has given the government three months to find a solution to the existing national issue. MORE..
After months of prodding by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to set up a talks table between Tamil Nadu and Sri Lankan fishermen, the Centre has finally stirred into action and the proposed meeting might take place by this month-end. MORE..
A Sri Lankan was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport while attempting to smuggle over Rs.64 million worth of gold pieces and gems out of the country, Customs officials stated. MORE..
Dr. Upali Banagala was appointed as the new Director General for the Sports Medicine Unit and will assume duties today (December 11), sources confirmed.
Two cricketing giants of the subcontinent meet at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday, with Pakistan taking on Sri Lanka in the first of the two matches for the Cool & Cool Cup presented by Group Midwest Hotels. MORE...
The European Union (EU) has asked Sri Lanka to allow free access to UN officials investigating the allegations of human rights violations in the country. MORE..
The public has a right to know how the government is investing EPF funds, UNP MP Harsha de Silva said today (December 10). MORE..
The budget of the UPFA controlled Bope Poddala Pradeshiya Sabha has been defeated as well with five votes been cast for the budget and six against. MORE..
The government is setting up various commissions in order to earn commissions, Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe stated. MORE..
A tense situation has been reported in Trincomalee after a group of 30 individuals attempted to obstruct a protest conducted by relatives of missing persons within the District. MORE..
Several vehicle owners who had pumped petrol from a filling station in Menikhinna have reported technical problems with their vehicles. MORE..
A Sri Lankan worker who lost his leg while working refused Monday to accept SR5,000 as compensation from his Saudi sponsor. MORE..
Bribery and corruption are like parasites in present day society and poverty is the primary cause, Chief Justice Mohan Peiris stated. MORE..
GCE Ordinary Level examinations begin today at 8.30am with 578,140 candidates sitting for the exam. All candidates are requested to be present at the examinations centre by 8am, Exams Chief.
A saleswoman told a Dubai court on Monday that she was molested after getting into a Sri Lankan man’s car after he asked her for directions to a hospital where his wife was in labour. MORE..
Twenty–four persons were injured, 3 critically, after a SLTB bus heading from Mankulam to Jaffna skidded off the road at Talikkamkulam today, Police said.
Sri Lanka Cricket is set to hold talks with Englishman Paul Farbrace with a view to appointing him as incumbent head coach Graham Ford’s successor. Ford is to leave the Sri Lanka job in January to be with the English county Surrey. MORE..
The International Olympic Committee along with the National Olympic Committee and the Sports Ministry have agreed to review sports laws and regulations. MORE..
Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene has reportedly opted out of playing in the Twenty20 and one-day international series against Pakistan starting next month, and has cited personal reasons behind his decision. MORE..
Half centuries from TM Dilshan and Kusal Janith Perera helped Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 8 wickets in the second and final Twenty20 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Thursday. MORE..
New Zealand scored 142 for the loss of 7 wickets against Sri Lanka in the second and final T20 in Pallekele on Thursday. MORE..
South East Asian Legend Amaranath Ranathunga is a connoisseur who has brought two unalike Euro styles of guitar music together in composition and performing in Sri Lanka. MORE..
Mora Film Awards was held yesterday (7th), under the patronage of veteran director Asoka Handagama and dazzling actress Pooja Umashankar at University of Moratuwa. MORE..
Actor Paul Walker, who shot to fame as star of the high-octane street racing franchise “Fast & Furious,” died Saturday in a car crash in Southern California. He was 40. MORE..
A series of short documentary films exploring the nature of diaspora engagement with Sri Lanka has been released by the independent peacebuilding organisation International Alert. MORE..
PM expresses importance of dressing and feeding dogs in response to criticism
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British prime minster David Cameron and US president Barack Obama posed for a mobile phone “selfie” at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service today. The image of Mr Obama, Mr Cameron and the Danish leader taking the photo quickly went viral on the internet — and led to a backlash from Twitter users who said it was inappropriate behaviour at an event to remember the life of the anti-apartheid hero, who died last week aged 95. MORE...
Pigeon Island National Park one of the two marine national parks of Sri Lanka will be closed from today(11) until further notice due to the inclement weather prevailing in the region, the Park supervisor Lalith Wijeyananda told Ada Derana. The national park is situated 1 km off the coast of Nilaveli, a coastal town in Eastern Province, encompassing a total area of 471.429 hectares. He added that due to the weather in the region the seas are rough and the decision was taken to ensure the safety of the tourists visiting the park. Pic by Mangalanath Liyanaarachchi
Sampath Bank that as a technological trend setter in Sri Lanka’s banking and finance service industry has revolutionized e-remittances through yet another first offering via mobile cash. MORE..
Bharti Airtel Lanka, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa continues to reward its loyal customers with exciting offers where they stand a chance to win the latest Smartphones as well as luxury holidays at renowned hotels in Sri Lanka......
Seylan Bank PLC announced the appointment of Mr. Himashe Isuru Balapatabendi as a Non Executive Director of the Bank with effect from 27 November 2013......
Seylan Bank was awarded the Silver Award at the inaugural ‘Peoples Development Awards’ which was conducted by the Sri Lanka Institute of Training and Development (SLITAD), held at the Water’s Edge recently......
Amãna Bank completed yet another initiative by refurbishing the Children’s Ward (Ward 15B) at the Colombo South General Hospital, Kalubowila. The ward has been maintained by Amãna since 2006......
The National Mobile Service Provider Sri Lanka Telecom Mobitel showcased its strength yet again as the pioneer in mobile services by winning the ‘Best Project’ award at the National Project Management Excellence (NPME) Awards 2013, conducted by the Project Management Institute (PMI) Sri Lanka Chapter......
George Steuart Finance PLC relocated its Gampaha branch to a more central and spacious location in the heart of the Gampaha town to better serve the increasing needs of its customers in the area......
- American women’s-wear brand ‘Glo’ makes a vibrant entrance into Sri Lanka
- Sony Unveils VAIO® Duo 13 and VAIO® Pro 13/11 Ultrabook™
- Suncity adds yet another Building to the Colombo skyline
- Citrus Hikkaduwa holds Christmas cake mixing ceremony
- adidas regional bosses in town
- Eastman Narangoda takes the helm of George Steuart Finance Plc
- Johnson & Johnson Sri Lanka expands business
- ICTA and Intel take digital literacy to the grassroots
- Browns bags Gold & Silver at the National Engineering & Technological Awards
- DMS Electronics becomes Lanka’s first and only HP ServiceONE Expert Partner
Back in October, Samsung’s JK Shin revealed that Galaxy Note 3’s shipments had crossed 5 million in less than a month. More...
Facebook has announced it will be replacing its "Hide All" button with "Unfollow," allowing its 1.1 billion users to block all messages and posts from selected friends. More...
apple has acquired social media analytics firm Topsy for more than $200 million (RM643 million), The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. More...
NEW DELHI: Apple has shocked its buyers in India who were expecting that older iPad models will get a price cut when the prices of the new models are announced. Instead of slashing prices of the two-year old iPad 2 and last year’s iPad mini, the Cupertino-based manufacturer has increased the prices of the two models. MORE..
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