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The Bambalapitiya Police have begun a manhunt to arrest Eraj Fernando, the Hambantota Mayor for assaulting two men. Police said a full-scale investigation was launched over an incident where the...

Severe shortage of important medicine: Lives of heart patients at risk, MEC & NMRA deny approval?

Lives of several patients with cardiovascular disease at stake as severe shortage of essential medicines throughout the country, reports say. It is noted that crucial...

Sri Lankan ISIS fanatic’s mother reveals on what happened to her son Adil Mohamed!

A Sri Lankan - Ahamed Adil Mohamed Samsudeen who went on a knife rampage in a New Zealand mall was “brainwashed” by neighbours from...

No lockdown: New Limitations Introduced

In a meeting held with the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, it has been decided not to impose a lockdown due to the current health situation...

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Notorious Mayor of Hambantota Eraj Fernando assaults innocents: Involved in several land grabbing in Colombo?

The Bambalapitiya Police have begun a manhunt to arrest Eraj Fernando, the Hambantota Mayor for assaulting two men. Police said a full-scale investigation was launched...

Business

Sri Lanka’s Communiqué PR bags the Bronze Award for ‘Startup of the Year’ at the 13th Annual 2021 Golden Bridge Awards

Communiqué PR – Sri Lanka’s very own public relations and strategic communications consultancy – was recently recognised by The Globee Awards as a Bronze...

EPF to be transformed to a part-pension fund!

Private sector employees are to be given pension rights under a new move by the government to amend the Employment Provident Fund Act. The EPF...

Bill and Melinda Gates to divorce!

Billionaire benefactors Bill and Melinda Gates, co-founders of one of the world’s largest private charitable foundations, filed for divorce on Monday after 27 years...

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President Gotabaya Rajapakse lashes out at Central Bank

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A controversial video set social media on fire (Video)

The assault of a 14 year old autistic boy from Aluthgama on 25 May has caused outrage and calls for justice on social media. CCTV...

The remains of late Minister Arumugan Thondaman taken to his hometown

The remains of late Minister Arumugan Thondaman was taken to his Ramboda residence from Colombo this morning. On 30 Saturday the remains will be taken...

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Notorious Mayor of Hambantota Eraj Fernando assaults innocents: Involved in several land grabbing in Colombo?

The Bambalapitiya Police have begun a manhunt to arrest Eraj Fernando, the Hambantota Mayor for assaulting two men. Police said a full-scale investigation was launched...

Severe shortage of important medicine: Lives of heart patients at risk, MEC & NMRA deny approval?

Lives of several patients with cardiovascular disease at stake as severe shortage of essential medicines throughout the country, reports say. It is noted that crucial...

Sri Lankan ISIS fanatic’s mother reveals on what happened to her son Adil Mohamed!

A Sri Lankan - Ahamed Adil Mohamed Samsudeen who went on a knife rampage in a New Zealand mall was “brainwashed” by neighbours from...

No lockdown: New Limitations Introduced

In a meeting held with the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, it has been decided not to impose a lockdown due to the current health situation...

Sajith remains silent on death of innocent domestic worker of Rishad Bathiudeen family!

Questions have been as to why opposition leader Sajith Premadasa remains silent on the incident where a 16 years old girl died while working...

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Basil to sworn in as the Minister of Economic Development on 06th July?

According to the political sources, Basil Rajapaksa, the head of the Presidential Task Force on Poverty Alleviation and Economic Rehabilitation, will be sworn in...

The govt has safeguarded national security and sovereignty: President

The President today issued his May Day message stating that as promised to the people, the government has safeguarded national security and sovereignty. “Similarly, we...

Harin Fernando admitted at Nawaloka

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa visited MP Harin Fernando at the Navaloka Hospital, a short while ago. Premadasa was accompanied by MP Manusha Nanayakkara, another Parliamentarian...

Tomorrow is crucial for the government!

A discussion between the government's allies and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to be held at Temple Trees tomorrow (19). The method of holding...

If the coconut oil story is a lie, we should look into whether there is a foreign conspiracy behind it – Namal

Minister Namal Rajapaksa emphasizes that if the rumor that coconut oil containing carcinogens has been released to the market is a lie, then an...

Sport

Sri Lanka emerges as darkhorse to host T20 World Cup?

Sri Lanka has emerged as the dark horse to host the ICC T20 World Cup 2021, which is scheduled to be hosted by India....

SL Vs Ban: 2nd PCR clears 2 Sri Lanka team members

1st ODI of the Sri Lanka-Bangladesh ODI series will go ahead as scheduled according to SLC sources. “Only Shiran has tested positive in the second...

SL Vs Ban ODI series: Vaas, Isuru Udana and Shiran Fernando test positive for COVID

Sri Lanka-Bangladesh three match ODI series that was supposed to start today is in doubt due to a Covid scare. According to last night’s PCR...

Culture

Notorious Mayor of Hambantota Eraj Fernando assaults innocents: Involved in several land grabbing in Colombo?

The Bambalapitiya Police have begun a manhunt to arrest Eraj Fernando, the Hambantota Mayor for assaulting two men. Police said a full-scale investigation was launched...

Severe shortage of important medicine: Lives of heart patients at risk, MEC & NMRA deny approval?

Lives of several patients with cardiovascular disease at stake as severe shortage of essential medicines throughout the country, reports say. It is noted that crucial...

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Inspiring story of a nurse who won COVID with one lung

A nurse in Madhya Pradesh, India has survived Covid-19 after successfully battling the disease despite having only one lung and recovered in 14 days. The...

Bodybuilding Champion Succumbs To Covid-19

Among the thousands of lives claimed by the rising India coronavirus cases on May 10, one may have been that of the up and coming...

COVID-19: Lakhs gather at Islamic cleric’s funeral in UP

Amid the surging Covid-19 cases across Uttar Pradesh, India a large gathering was witnessed at the funeral of an Islamic cleric, Qazi Hazrat Abdul...

Bill and Melinda Gates to divorce!

Billionaire benefactors Bill and Melinda Gates, co-founders of one of the world’s largest private charitable foundations, filed for divorce on Monday after 27 years...

Baby Starved For 2 Days As Mother Lay Dead, No One Helped Fearing Covid

A baby was found next to the body of his mother who had been dead for two days inside their home near Maharashtra's Pune...

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Bill and Melinda Gates to divorce!

Billionaire benefactors Bill and Melinda Gates, co-founders of one of the world’s largest private charitable foundations, filed for divorce on Monday after 27 years...

Legendry Indian singer SPB passes away

Celebrated singer S P Balasubrahmanyam died in a Chennai hospital after almost two months of treatment. He was 74. Tributes to him poured in...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, daughter Aaradhya test positive for COVID-19

After Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan, both Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya Bachchan have been tested positive for COVID-19. As per Assistant Commissioner...

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Notorious Mayor of Hambantota Eraj Fernando assaults innocents: Involved in several land grabbing in Colombo?

The Bambalapitiya Police have begun a manhunt to arrest Eraj Fernando, the Hambantota Mayor for assaulting two men. Police said a full-scale investigation was launched over an incident where the...

Severe shortage of important medicine: Lives of heart patients at risk, MEC & NMRA deny approval?

Lives of several patients with cardiovascular disease at stake as severe shortage of essential medicines throughout the country, reports say. It is noted that crucial...

Sri Lankan ISIS fanatic’s mother reveals on what happened to her son Adil Mohamed!

A Sri Lankan - Ahamed Adil Mohamed Samsudeen who went on a knife rampage in a New Zealand mall was “brainwashed” by neighbours from...

No lockdown: New Limitations Introduced

In a meeting held with the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, it has been decided not to impose a lockdown due to the current health situation...

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Easter Bombings: Panicked Sirisena meets Rajapaksa brothers

Early this month, former President Maithripala Sirisena, learnt from his sources that he had come under the adverse notice in the Report of the...

Thisara Says Shehan Jayasuriya Wanted To Share Hotel Room With Girlfriend

In an interesting turn of events, Sri Lankan all rounder Thisara Perera has responded to cricketer Shehan Jayasuriya's allegations over Perera's wife's influence in...

Business

Controversial Chairman of SLSI Nushad Perera steps down

Chairman of the Sri Lanka Standards Institution (SLSI) Mr. Nushad Perera says that he is resigning from his position to rejoin the private sector. The...

Sri Lanka declares worst economic downturn in 73 years

Sri Lanka announced Friday that its economy shrank 3.6 percent last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, making it the worst downturn since independence...

South Asia’s first Disneyland to come up in Bopita Leisure Park

Sri Lanka will build South Asia’s first Disneyland in the proposed Bopitiya leisure Park which will be created by Korea Cavitation Co. a company...