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Sri Lanka vs West Indies Highlights VIDEO

Vimasuma | 03 April 2014 11:42 pm

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Sri Lanka vs New Zealand Highlights VIDEO

Vimasuma | 01 April 2014 02:40 am

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AIA Insurance Lanka දෙකට කැඩෙයි

Vimasuma | 28 March 2014 01:26 am

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‍’Around the world in 40 days’ සංචාරය ඇරඹෙයි

News First | 27 March 2014 12:30 am

‘ජගත් තුරුණු සැරිසර’ ලෝක තරුණ සමුළුවට සමගාමීව ලොව වටා යන චාරිකාවේ පළමු දිනය අද යි...

“Around the World in 40 Days” නිල වශයෙන් ඇරඹේ

News First | 26 March 2014 06:40 am

ජගත් තුරුණු සැරිසර වැඩසටහන පිළිබඳ කරුණු පැහැදිලි කිරීමේ මාධ්‍ය හමුවක් අද පස්වරුවේ සීමාසහිත කැපිටල් මහාරාජා සංවිධානයේ ප්‍රධාන කාර්යාලයේදී පැවැත් විණ...

Sri Lanka arrests top rights activists, including Catholic priest under PTA

Meepura | 17 March 2014 03:50 am

Despite coming under heavy criticisms at the ongoing UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva over its ever worsening rights record, Sri Lanka’s anti-terrorism unit on Sunday night has arrested two top human rights activists, including a Catholic Priest in Kilinochchi under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), further stifling dissenting voices and critiques...

Amazing Leopard and Wildlife Encounters in Sri Lanka

Lanka Herald | 10 January 2014 01:51 am

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Deepthi: The Paradox of the Forced Choice

3mana | 13 September 2013 05:16 pm

 common criticism against Deepthi is that he too has turned out to be an undemocratic leader who narcissmically tries to remain in power despite he is sort of ‘outdated’ as far as the popularity factor is concerned...

Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields අධ්‍යක්ෂ දිවයිනට

Lanka Views | 12 September 2013 02:40 am

  Sri Lanka’s Killing FieldsසහWar Crimes Unpunishedයන වාර්තාමය වැඩසටහන් අධ්‍යක්ෂණය කළ බ්‍රිතාන්‍ය චැනල් 4 නාලිකාවේ ප්‍රවෘත්ති හා කාලීන වැඩසටහන් නිෂ්පාදක කැලම් මැක්රේ දිවයිනට පැමිණීමට නියමිතය. Read more......

කාන්තාවන් දූෂණයෙනුත් ලංකාව පෙරමුණේ – 14.5% of men in SL ‘admit rape’

Pathula | 11 September 2013 11:00 pm

ලියන්න මක්කාදැයි කියා හිතා ගන්නට බැරිය...

දවසේ කාටූන් | Cartoon of the Day

Vikalpa | 14 July 2013 10:58 pm

[Cartoon Credit: Thinakkural 15.07.2013] [Cartoon Credit: www...

Indiya vs Sri Lanka LIVE

Lanka Truth | 20 June 2013 07:17 pm

එංගලන්තයේ කාඩිෆ් පිටියේදී පැවැත්වෙන චැම්පියන්ස් කුසලාන ක්‍රිකට් තරඟාවලියේ අවසන් පූර්ව වටයේ දෙවන තරඟය මේ වනවිට ශ්‍රී ලංකා කණ්ඩායම සහ ඉන්දීය ක...

Indiya vs Sri Lanka LIVE

Lanka Truth | 20 June 2013 07:17 am

එංගලන්තයේ කාඩිෆ් පිටියේදී පැවැත්වෙන චැම්පියන්ස් කුසලාන ක්‍රිකට් තරඟාවලියේ අවසන් පූර්ව වටයේ දෙවන තරඟය මේ වනවිට ශ්‍රී ලංකා කණ්ඩායම සහ ඉන්දීය ක...

Sri Lanka ranks 110 in Global Peace Index out of 162 countries

Athulatha | 12 June 2013 07:37 pm

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U.S. grants US$2.1 million to Sri Lanka to set up a DNA laboratory

Athulatha | 06 June 2013 07:37 pm

, The United States has granted Sri Lanka US$ 2.1 million to set up a state-of-the-art DNA crime laboratory at the country's Government Analyst's Department of the Ministry of Justice. The U.S. Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U...

Series of agitations planned against the increase of electricity tariff - JVP

Athulatha | 05 June 2013 12:57 am

, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna  has planned to hold a series of agitations against the increase of electricity tariff today at various places in the island today. The JVP says protest marches, demonstrations and signing petitions will take place in all districts...

Security tightened for the funeral of the self-immolated Buddhist monk

Athulatha | 26 May 2013 08:57 pm

, Police sources say that security has been tightened in Kahawatta area of Ratnapura to avoid chaos when the funeral of the Buddhist monk who committed self-immolation will take place. Funeral arrangements of late Bowatte Indrarathna Thero is yet to be announced...

Bar Association of Sri Lanka appoints committee to address issues related to the rule of law

Athulatha | 16 May 2013 08:17 pm

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Fundamental rights petition filed in Supreme Court against electricity tariff hike

Athulatha | 14 May 2013 11:37 pm

, The Lawyers for Human Rights and Development (LHRD) of Sri Lanka filed a fundamental rights petition in the Supreme Court yesterday appealing for an order to suspend the new electrical tariff structure.The petitioners, senior counsel Kalyananda Thiranagama and S...

TMVP in East to push for power devolution

Athulatha | 11 May 2013 07:37 pm

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National Peace Council urges the government to reconsider plans to take over large extent of land in Jaffna

Athulatha | 05 May 2013 10:17 pm

, National Peace Council of Sri Lanka issuing a statement regarding the government's plan to acquire the people's land that are in the High Security Zones of the Jaffna peninsula urged the authorities to re-consider the plan...

UNP criticizes move to hold night races in Kandy

Athulatha | 05 May 2013 12:57 am

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CPJ ranks Sri Lanka 4th in the 2013 Impunity Index

Athulatha | 03 May 2013 06:57 am

, The New York-based media watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), in its 2013 Impunity Index, has ranked Sri Lanka as the 4th worst country out of 12 countries for journalists.CPJ's Impunity Index, published annually, identifies countries where journalists are murdered regularly and governments fail to solve the crimes...

Japan confers distinguished honor on Sri Lankan Professor

Athulatha | 29 April 2013 10:15 pm

, The Government of Japan yesterday conferred one of its distinguished honors "The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays" on Dr. Sabhapathi Mudiyanselage Punchi Banda, Senior Advisor at the Sri Lanka office of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).The honor recognizes Dr...

Human Rights Watch also joins call for moving Commonwealth meeting from Sri Lanka

Athulatha | 26 April 2013 06:15 am

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USA - Sri Lanka ආරක්ෂක ගිවිසුම අවලංගු කරනු - PASOS

Lanka Truth | 09 March 2013 10:24 pm

ජිනීවා මානව හිමිකම් කවුන්සිලය හමුවේ එක්සත් ජනපදය ප‍්‍රමුක අධිරාජ්‍යවාදීන් ශ‍්‍රීලංකා රජය  තවදුරටත් යටත් කිරීමට උත්සාහ දරණ මේ මොහොත වනවිටත්...

Leather in Fashion 2013

Gossip9 | 21 February 2013 12:57 pm

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Leather in Fashion 2013

Gossip9 | 21 February 2013 01:15 am

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ඇන්ජලීන්ගේ Live in Concert 9 දා

Sri Lanka Mirror | 07 February 2013 09:05 pm

Mirror - ප්‍රවීණ ගායිකා ඇන්ජලීන් ගුණතිලකගේ, ‘ඇන්ජලින් ලයිව් ඉන් කොන්සර්ට්’ සිනමා ගීතාවලොකනය 9 වැනිදා සවස නෙළුම් පොකුණ රඟහලේදී පැවැත්වේ...

”Black January” Demonstration against the suppression of the media

Vikalpa | 29 January 2013 09:58 pm

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Government paid thugs turnHultsdorf in to a battleground

Vikalpa | 10 January 2013 11:00 pm

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Jon Secada Live in concert

Gossip9 | 09 December 2012 09:05 am

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Song of the week -ඈත අහසේ නැගේ දිනිඳු පායා..

Vivara News | 18 November 2012 10:02 am

  සිසිර සේනාරත්න නම් වූ සංගීත අධ්‍යක්ෂවරයා සිංහල සිනමාවට දායාද වන්නේ සඳපාන සිනමා පටයෙන්. ඩබ්ලියූ.ඒ සිල්වා ශූරීන්ගේ සඳපාන නවකතාව ඇසුරෙන් කිංස්ලි රාජපක්ෂ අධ්‍යක්ෂණය කළ මෙම සිනමාපටය තිරගත වුණේ 1965 වසරේ දී...

Song of the week - නීනුම් - නානුම්‍..

Vivara News | 11 November 2012 02:02 am

පේ‍්‍රමය තේමා කර ගනිමින් ජාතීන් අතර සමගිය පිළිබඳ ගීත ලියූවන් අතර මහින්ද චන්ද්‍රසේකරයන්ට හිමිවන්නේ වැදගත් තැනක්. ගුණදාස කපුගේ ගායනා කරනු ලබන උතුරින් එන දුම්රියේ, දිවුල්ගනේ ගයන ෆාතිමා, දීපිකා ගයන සරෝජා, ජානක ගයන ගාඩි ළඹිස්සී ගීත ඔහුගේ නිර්මාණයන්...

Song of the week - කොහෙද ඒ සඳ..

Vivara News | 07 November 2012 12:47 am

  ඒ 1969 වසරේ ජූලි 12.. මිනිස් වර්ගයට අතිශයින් වැදගත් දවසක්. මේ පොළොවේ විතරයක් හිටපු මිනිස් වර්ගයා හඳ අල්ල ගන්නත් හැදුවා. කෙනෙක් හඳට ගියා...

Song of the week - නින්ද නැති රැයේ..

Vivara News | 28 October 2012 04:17 pm

කලින් කියපු ගීත නැවත වතාවක් ගායනා කිරීම අද නම් බොහොම ප‍්‍රකට කරුණක්. මොක ද දැන් ඉන්න ඇතැම් ගායකයන් කියා ගන්නා අය තමන්ගෙ ගීතවලට වඩා කරල තියෙන්නෙ පරණ අනුන්ගේ ගීත ගායනා කිරීම...

Song of the week - නින්ද නැති රැයේ..

Vivara News | 28 October 2012 01:32 pm

  කලින් කියපු ගීත නැවත වතාවක් ගායනා කිරීම අද නම් බොහොම ප‍්‍රකට කරුණක්. මොක ද දැන් ඉන්න ඇතැම් ගායකයන් කියා ගන්නා අය තමන්ගෙ ගීතවලට වඩා කරල තියෙන්නෙ පරණ අනුන්ගේ ගීත ගායනා කිරීම...

Song of the week - ඇරැඹුම ම කඳුළක් වෙලා..

Vivara News | 23 October 2012 03:17 am

  අපේ සංස්කෘතියට අනුව පේ‍්‍රමයේ අරමුණ විවාහය. දෙදෙනකු සිතේ පේ‍්‍රමයක මුල් සිතිවිලි හට ගන්නේ සුබ බලාපොරොත්තු ඇතිව. ඒ වගේ ම සුබ සිහින දකිමින්...

Song of the week - ඇරැඹුම ම කඳුළක් වූ වෙලා..

Vivara News | 23 October 2012 03:02 am

  අපේ සංස්කෘතියට අනුව පේ‍්‍රමයේ අරමුණ විවාහය. දෙදෙනකු සිතේ පේ‍්‍රමයක මුල් සිතිවිලි හට ගන්නේ සුබ බලාපොරොත්තු ඇතිව. ඒ වගේ ම සුබ සිහින දකිමින්...

Cambodia's former king Norodom Sihanouk dies in Beijing

Athulatha | 15 October 2012 01:29 am

Cambodia's former king Norodom Sihanouk, whose life mirrored the turbulent history of his nation where he remained a revered figure, died in Beijing on Monday at the age of 89.Sihanouk, who had been a frequent visitor to China where he received most of his medical treatment, died of a heart attack, according to his longtime personal assistant Prince Sisowath Thomico...

UN meet in Rome to debate easing global food prices

Athulatha | 15 October 2012 12:29 am

The international community is gathering in Italy for World Food Day tomorrow with a round of UN-hosted talks on how to keep global food prices in check and help prevent future commodity market crises.“Food prices are too volatile and are dangerously high,” Olivier De Schutter, the UN’s rapporteur on the right to food, said ahead of the meeting. De Schutter called for “immediate” action to help stabilise prices...

Song of the week - සඳ මල පිබිදුණු නිල් කඳු රැල්ලක

Vivara News | 14 October 2012 11:47 am

මෙවර සතියේ ගීතය ලෙස තෝරා ගත්තේ තවත් ජනප්‍රිය ම ගීතයක්. බලන්න මේ ගීතය ඔබ හොදින් ම අසා තිබෙනවා නේද කියා. සඳ මල පිබිදුණු නිල් කඳු රැල්ලකරන් තරු පොකුරක මල් ඇතිරිල්ලකහසරැල් කැල්මක දුක් කඳුළැල්ලකතනිවෙමු දෙසිතේ එක සිතිවිල්ලක මේ ගීය අපි අද අහන්නේ නන්දා මාලිනී සහ සුනිල් එදිරිසිංහගේ හඩින්...

Plane crashes in Nepal enroute to Everest, killing 19

Athulatha | 27 September 2012 11:59 pm

A plane carrying trekkers into the Everest region crashed just after takeoff on Friday morning in Nepal's capital, killing all 19 people on board, authorities said.The pilot reported trouble two minutes after takeoff, and Katmandu airport official Ratish Chandra Suman said the plane appeared to have been trying to turn back to the airport...

Rains in the Western, Southern and Sabaragamuwa to continue

Athulatha | 25 September 2012 11:59 pm

Showers will continue to pour in many parts of the island including the Western, Southern and the Sabaragamuva provinces throughout the day (26), the Met Department predicts...

Sharapova struggles in Tokyo

Athulatha | 25 September 2012 11:14 pm

French Open champion Maria Sharapova came from a set down to beat qualifier Heather Watson of Britain yesterday for a place in the third round at the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.But there was no such luck for the fourth seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic, who became the biggest casualty of the day when the 2011 Wimbledon champion crashed to a 6-4, 6-4 defeat to Petra Martic of Croatia...

18 deported asylum seekers return to Sri Lanka

Athulatha | 23 September 2012 01:44 am

A group of 18 Sri Lankans who left the country illegally and sought asylum in Australia returned to Sri Lanka yesterday after choosing to return home instead of being placed in a detention centre on a Pacific island, a senior police official said. “They made statements to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on arrival and were then released,” he said...

FSA command base now in Syria

Athulatha | 22 September 2012 11:14 pm

Dissidents have moved their command base from Turkey to “liberated areas” inside Syria, they announced yesterday as government troops and dissidents battled for control of a corridor near the border.“The Free Syrian Army command has moved into liberated areas of Syria following arrangements made with battalions and brigades to secure these zones,” FSA chief Colonel Riyadh al Asaad said in a video posted on the Internet...

All eyes on Hamilton in Singapore

Athulatha | 20 September 2012 12:29 am

The first practice of the 2012 Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix is just two days away but even with all 24 drivers in town, the world's media is interested in mainly on one man  Lewis Hamilton.In recent weeks, Hamilton's off-track affairs have dominated headlines after he admitted his future was undecided at long-term employer McLaren, and a reported cooling of relations with team-mate Jenson Button...

Iraq allows in refugees, excludes young men

Athulatha | 19 September 2012 12:14 am

Iraq reopened its border with Syria yesterday to receive refugees escaping violence, but refused entry to young men for security reasons, Iraqi officials said.“They (the central government) fear that some of those young men could be members of Al Qaeda or the Free Syrian Army,” a local government official in Iraq’s Anbar province said...

Air raids in Aleppo as UN envoy meets opposition

Athulatha | 15 September 2012 12:29 am

Syrian regime air strikes targeted opposition-held police stations inside Aleppo city yesterday ahead of talks between visiting peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi and opposition groups in the 18-month conflict. An eye witness said three loud explosions were heard in Damascus, where Brahimi spent his first night ahead of meetings with the opposition groups tolerated by the embattled regime of President Bashar al Assad...

Arrests in Libya over US consulate attack

Athulatha | 13 September 2012 11:59 pm

A ‘big advance’ has been made in the probe into the deadly attack on the US consulate in Libya’s Benghazi, Prime Minister Mustafa Abu Shagur said in an exclusive interview yesterday.The United States and Libya agreed to cooperate closely in investigating the attack.The countries’ presidents, Barack Obama and Mohammed Magarief, spoke on Wednesday evening and “agreed to work closely over the course of this investigation,” the White House said...

Bombings, clashes in cities

Athulatha | 03 September 2012 11:44 pm

A deadly car bomb tore through a Damascus suburb yesterday while Syrian warplanes pounded Aleppo province, killing dozens of people, as the opposition pleaded for arms and intervention. The violence came as the chief of the Red Cross headed to Damascus on a humanitarian mission, his office said, and new UN-Arab League peace envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi admitted his task is “nearly impossible...

Children among victims of air strike in Aleppo

Athulatha | 03 September 2012 08:59 pm

The bodies of seven children lie under fly-ridden blankets in the back of a yellow pick-up outside an Aleppo hospital, the latest victims of government air strikes on Syria’s second city. “This is all one family,” says tailor Hassan Dalati, who survived the raid on Al Sultan street in the heart of the city of 2...

Merkel in China for eurozone talks

Athulatha | 30 August 2012 12:29 am

German leader Angela Merkel met China's premier Thursday on her second visit to Beijing in seven months, as Europe's debt crisis begins to drag on the two global economic powers.With the nearly three-year-old eurozone debt crisis showing signs of spreading to China, the world's second largest economy, Beijing views Germany as a key player in tackling the problem...

Gaddafi’s son to be tried in September

Athulatha | 23 August 2012 09:14 pm

Slain leader Moamer Kadhafi's son Seif al-Islam will go on trial next month in the Libyan town of Zintan, a prosecution official said Thursday, despite an International Criminal Court (ICC) warrant."A committee from the prosecutor general's office has completed its investigation into the crimes committed by Seif al-Islam from the start of the revolution on February 15 (2011) and has prepared the chargesheet," prosecutor general spokesman Taha Nasser Baara said...

Lanka TV හා TV Lanka රූපවාහිනී නාලිකා විකාශයන්

Gossip9 | 13 August 2012 02:20 am

Lanka TV රූපවාහිනී සේවාවSLT Peo TV මෙන් IPTV තාක්ෂණය යොදාගෙන ලංකාවේ ප්‍රධාන රූපවාහිනී නාලිකා හා විදෙස් නාලිකා 21ක් ලංකාවට ලබාදීමට Lanka TV ආයතනය බලාපොරොත්තු වෙනවා...

China in shock as Liu crashes out

Athulatha | 07 August 2012 11:14 pm

Over tears, many Chinese at home called hurdler Liu Xiang their hero after the former world-record holder and 2004 Olympic champion crashed into the first hurdle in his first heat of the 110-meter hurdles at the London Games on Tuesday.After a temporary retreat, Liu hopped the entire stretch to the finish on his left foot. He made a small detour to a hurdle, where he rested for a break...

Alexandar Stan Live in Colombo

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Hamilton cruises to Formula One victory in Hungary

Athulatha | 30 July 2012 12:29 am

Lewis Hamilton delivered a flawless drive from pole position to the chequered flag to win Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix for McLaren and revive his challenge for this year's Formula One drivers' world championship.The 27-year-old Briton took control of the race from the start and stayed in front, pit stops apart, as he resisted strong late pressure to come home ahead of Finland's Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen...

Fighting intensifies in Aleppo

Athulatha | 24 July 2012 08:59 pm

Syrian troops backed by helicopter gunships fought dissidents trying to seize central Aleppo yesterday and pursued a campaign to regain full control of the capital Damascus, residents and opposition activists said. After a week of battles between Syrian forces and opponents in Damascus, fighting intensified in Aleppo, a more populous commercial city that had long seemed immune to the 16-month-old upheaval convulsing Syria...

Hillary Clinton in Israel for regional talks

Athulatha | 17 July 2012 12:14 am

The U.S. will use its power to keep Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton declared Monday[ 16] after meeting top Israeli officials, where they discussed the issue.She said the U.S. would keep raising the pressure on Iran as long as it fails to come clean on its disputed uranium enrichment program.The veiled threat came as the U...

Goal-line technology approved in Football

Athulatha | 05 July 2012 09:14 pm

The International Football Association Board (IFAB) has approved the introduction of goal-line technology into soccer for the first time.Two separate goal-line tech vendors, Hawk-Eye and GoalRef, were given the go-ahead Thursday. The Sony-owned Hawk-Eye system is a camera-based computer system already in use in tennis and cricket. It employs four high-speed video cameras located at different locations and angles surrounding the field...

Airbus accuses Boeing of destroying jobs in the US

Athulatha | 04 July 2012 09:29 pm

European planemaker Airbus on Wednesday rejected claims by its arch-rival that it caused job losses in the United States, and charged that Boeing itself was responsible for destroying employment.“Boeing repeats its old standby that European reimbursable loans destroyed jobs in America,” Airbus said in a blistering statement issued after the firm unveiled plans Monday to open a factory on Boeing’s home turf...

Putin in Israel, West Bank for talks on Iran, Syria

Athulatha | 25 June 2012 04:29 am

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Israel on Monday for talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders against the backdrop of sustained violence in Syria and concern on Iran's nuclear programme. Putin is scheduled to arrive at 0805 GMT and will hold talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres on Tuesday, as well as unveil a World War II memorial in the town of Netanya...

UN to review Sri Lanka rights situation

Athulatha | 24 June 2012 11:29 pm

A UN review of the human rights situation in Sri Lanka will take place in October-November, officials said on [24]Sunday.  The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of some countries, including Sri Lanka, will take place in Geneva, Xinhua quoted the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka as saying. The last review was held in 2008...

SL has turned in to a dumping ground

Athulatha | 21 June 2012 11:29 pm

While Sri Lanka is aiming to develop its economy with a high per capita income the country has turned in to a dumping ground for many international markets, several importers said. Emphasising on the low policy measures adopted to control quality, the Sri Lanka-China Business Co-operation Council said that the country was accepting garbage from international markets...

Mr. Sri Lanka for Mr. International & Best Female Model for Supermodel International

Gossip9 | 20 June 2012 07:05 am

මිස්ටර් ඉන්ටනැෂනල් තරගය වෙනුවෙන් සහභාගිවන ලංකාවෙන් මිස්ටර් ශ්‍රීලංකා තේරීමත්,සුපර් මොඩෙල් ඉන්ටනැෂනල් සඳහා ලංකාවේ නියෝජනය තේරීම සඳහා හොඳම නිරුපිකාව තේරීම පසුගියදා ගලදාරි හෝටලයේදී පැවැත්වුනා...

Udith Narayan Live in Concert (Pictorial)

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Tunisian court sentences Ben Ali to life in prison

Athulatha | 14 June 2012 12:44 am

A Tunisian military court has sentenced Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to life in prison for the killings of protesters during last year’s popular revolution that ousted the longtime dictator.The verdict was handed down in absentia on Wednesday after a six-month trial at the military court in the northwestern city of El Kef, about 170 kilometers (105 miles) west of the capital Tunis, AFP reported...

Sri Lanka suspends deals with 609 Foreign Employment Agencies

Athulatha | 08 June 2012 03:29 am

Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau has decided to suspend deals with 609 foreign employment agencies.The Bureau has come to this decision due to allegations on malpractices by those foreign employment agencies.The government has informed the local agencies to suspend their deals with the foreign agencies.The Bureau further says that deals with 445 foreign agencies were suspended in 2011 and further 164 were identified as corrupt in 2012...

President of Asia Olympic Council to visit Sri Lanka

Athulatha | 08 June 2012 03:14 am

The president of Olympic Council of Asia and a member of the International Olympic Committee, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka next week.Al-Sabah, a member of Kuwaiti Royal Family is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka on 13 June 2012 at an invitation of Chairman of the Sri Lanka Olympic Committee Hemasiri Fernando.Al-Sabah is also expected make a special statement regarding the 2017 Asian Youth Sports Festival also that is to be held in Sri Lanka...

Heavy weapons used against UN monitors in Syria

Athulatha | 07 June 2012 09:29 pm

Heavy weapons, armour-piercing bullets and surveillance drones have been used against UN observers in Syria to hamper their efforts to monitor the worsening conflict, UN chief Ban Ki-moon has told a Security Council meeting. Diplomats inside a closed council briefing on Syria quoted Mr Ban as saying the tactics had been used to try to force the unarmed monitors to withdraw from areas where government forces have been accused of staging attacks...

Ranil Wickremesinghe visits Prime Minister D M Jayaratna in a Singapore hospital

Athulatha | 04 June 2012 11:59 pm

Leader of the Opposition, Ranil Wickremesinghe visited PrimeMinister D M Jayaratna in a Singapore hospital today (4June) to wish the Prime Minister on his birthday.  Prime Minister D M Jayaratna is recoveringwell from ear surgery, and is expected to return to Sri Lanka soon.  UNP'sInternational Affairs Secretary, Sagala Ratnayaka accompanied the Opposition Leader...

More Troops in the Asia-Pacific region - Panetta

Athulatha | 01 June 2012 06:44 am

The United States plans to bolster its military presence in the Asia-Pacific region through alliances instead of new permanent bases, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said. A new strategy focused on Asia will bring more troops to the region over the next decade and high-tech weapons designed to project American power, Panetta told reporters late Thursday on his way to a security summit in Singapore...

Bolt scorches to fastest time of the year

Athulatha | 01 June 2012 04:29 am

World record holder Usain Bolt stormed to the fastest time of the year in winning the 100m at the Diamond League meeting  on[31]  Thursday. Olympic champion Bolt ran 9.76sec, beating the time he set earlier this month in Kingston by six hundredths of a second. Compatriot and former world record holder Asafa Powell was second in 9...

Hollande to be sworn in as French President

Athulatha | 15 May 2012 12:14 am

Socialist Francois Hollande was to be sworn in as France's president Tuesday before naming a prime minister and dashing to Germany to battle with Berlin over how to tackle Europe's debt crisis.Nine days after he defeated right-winger Nicolas Sarkozy in a fierce campaign, Hollande, 57, was to be inaugurated at the Elysee Palace and only hours later head to Germany for his first foreign visit as president...

Bravo, the man of the moment for CSK

Athulatha | 14 May 2012 11:59 pm

A last-ball six by Dwayne Bravo propelled two-time defending champion Chennai Super Kings to a five-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens on [14]Monday.Needing five runs off the last two balls off Rajat Bhatia's final over, Bravo went for a massive heave only to fling the bat in the air resulting in a dot ball.But, the West Indian made no mistake off the final ball, sending it soaring over the long-on fence as the relieved CSK players invaded the field to greet him...

Shaggy Live in Colombo (Pictorial)

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Hartal in East over mosque issue

Athulatha | 26 April 2012 11:44 pm

The Eastern Province Muslims yesterday[26] staged a hartal in protest against an alleged move to demolish a mosque in Dambulla.All state institutions, banks, schools and private business establishments remained closed and public transport had come to almost a standstill, with protesters burning old tyres on the roads. Security was beefed up in the area...

World Bank to open Myanmar office in June

Athulatha | 26 April 2012 11:29 pm

The World Bank announced on Thursday it will open an office in Myanmar in June, a quarter century after the emergence of a harsh military junta forced the end of aid programmes.The bank said it would staff the office in Yangon with a new country manager and begin collecting the economic data needed to support a new aid programme for the impoverished country.Last week Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda said Tokyo will waive about 300 billion yen ($3...

Nadal, Murray move through in Barcelona

Athulatha | 26 April 2012 11:29 pm

Rafael Nadal recorded his 31st consecutive win at his home Barcelona Open on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals at the expense of Colombian qualifier Robert Farah 6-2, 6-3.Spain's world number two improved his near-impeccable record at the event to 32-1 as he aims to lift a seventh title from his last eight appearances. His only loss came in 2003 against the country s current Davis Cup captain Alex Corretja...

'Made in Pakistan - 2012' ඇරඹේ

News.lk | 26 April 2012 09:17 am

'Made in Pakistan - 2012' ප්‍රදර්ශනය අද (26) බණ්ඩාරනායක ජාත්‍යන්තර සම්මන්ත්‍රණ ශාලාවේ දී ආර්ථික සංවර්ධන අමාත්‍ය බැසිල් රාජපක්ෂ මහතාගේ ප්‍රධානත්වයෙන් ආරම්භ විය...

Parcel bomb explodes outside Indonesian embassy in Paris

Athulatha | 21 March 2012 04:59 am

A parcel bomb has exploded outside the Indonesian embassy in Paris, causing serious damage to surrounding buildings but no injuries. The bomb exploded shortly before dawn at 5:45am local time, when the streets of western Paris were relatively quiet, blowing out windows in a 54 yard radius and setting fire to two cars...

27 dead in Damascus blasts

Athulatha | 17 March 2012 09:14 am

Two huge bomb blasts killed at least 27 people and wounded almost 100 in central Damascus on Saturday, state media said, as special envoy Kofi Annan geared up for a monitoring mission to end the year-long bloodshed in Syria. The early morning "terrorist" attacks, apparently car bombings timed minutes apart, targeted criminal police headquarters in the Duwar al-Jamarek area and air force intelligence offices in Al-Qasaa district, state television said...

UN Council demands "immediate" humanitarian access in Syria

Athulatha | 02 March 2012 03:29 am

The United Nations Security Council has demanded that UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos be allowed "immediate and unhindered access" to Syria by the government there, amid a heavy government assault on a restive city. Thursday's press statement was supported by Russia and China, which had previously blocked stronger resolutions on Syria. It came as government ground troops reportedly entered the Bab Amr district of Homs, where armed rebels have held out under a month of bomardment...

Costa Allegra reached port in Seychelles

Athulatha | 01 March 2012 04:14 am

The stricken cruise ship Costa Allegra has reached port in the Seychelles some three days after an engine room fire left the boat powerless and adrift in the Indian Ocean. In a process that is likely to take hours, Allegra's more than 1,000 passengers and crew have begun disembarkation from the vessel which was towed to the Seychelles' main island of Mahe by French fishing vessel, Trevignon...

Gadhafi son arrested in Niger

Athulatha | 13 February 2012 03:14 am

One of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's surviving sons has had his phone cut off and been placed under house arrest in Niger after warning of a revolt against Libya's new government. Saadi Gadhafi has been in Niger since September, following the collapse of his father's 42-year rule. He had been granted asylum, but Libyan authorities renewed demands for his arrest after he told the satellite news network Al Arabiya that "a new popular uprising" was brewing in his home country...

Mass evacuation in Queensland

Athulatha | 05 February 2012 10:59 pm

Flood waters rose on today [6] in parts of Queensland but residents of a threatened town in the Australian state were thrown a lifeline with news that the levee on a swollen river might hold. Thousands of Australians have been forced to abandon their homes as a record deluge sweeps through areas still reeling from last year's devastating flooding, with St George, in Queensland's south, under most threat on Monday[6]...

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Next Sri Lanka යනු මහරජාගේ දුෂිත මැර  පාලනයට එරහිව පිහිටුවාගත් නවතම දේශපාලන එකමුතුවයි,වර්ථමානයේ ඇති අධම දුෂිත පාලනයට, තිත තැබීම සහ සමකාමී ප්‍රජතන්ත්‍රවාදය රජයන පාලනයක් බිහිකීරිම Next Sri Lanka දේශපාලන එකමුතුවේ  අරමුණ බව එහි සමාජිකයකු  වන නුවර ප්‍රදේශයේ මන්ත්‍රීවරයකු රාවයට නිව්ස් සමග පැවසීය...

Sri Lanka Newspaper Cartoons - February 02

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Sri Lankan President not happy with US sanctions against Iran

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Federer to meet Nadal in Australian Open Semi

Athulatha | 25 January 2012 12:14 am

World No. 2 Rafael Nadal and 16-time grand slam winner Roger Federer will face off for a place in the Australian Open final after the great tennis rivals won their last-eight ties on Tuesday [24] . Four-time champion Federer reached his 30th grand slam semifinal with a 6-4 6-3 6-2 victory against Argentina's world No. 11 Juan Martin del Potro in the day's early match...

Sri Lanka Newspaper Cartoons - January 24

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COPE gives SLC top billing in corruption

Ravaya News | 24 January 2012 04:37 am

In the COPE (Committee on Public Enterprises) report presented recently to parliament by its Chairman, Senior Minister D...

Sri Lanka Newspaper Cartoons - January 22

Ravaya News | 21 January 2012 01:37 pm

Sri Lanka Newspaper Cartoons - January 19

Ravaya News | 20 January 2012 08:48 am

The captain of the cruise ship to be questioned

Athulatha | 16 January 2012 09:29 pm

The captain of the cruise ship that wrecked off Italy's western coast will be questioned by authorities today[17] at a hearing. Francesco Schettino is under arrest and may face charges that include manslaughter, shipwreck, and abandoning a ship when passengers were still on board. At the closed hearing, a preliminary investigation judge will decide whether Schettino will remain detained...

Instil equality and gratefulness in our minds - Ranil Wickremesinghe

Athulatha | 14 January 2012 08:29 pm

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මේ! ඔබ මිලදී ගන්නා Lanka Walltile ගැන අළුත් කතාවක්

Vimasuma | 19 May 2011 10:34 pm

බිත්ති වලට අල්ලන පිඟන් ගඩොල් නිපදවන ලංකා වෝල්ටයිල් සමාගම සිය නවතම ගිණුම් වාර්තා හෙළිදරව් කර තිබේ.