01:23 pm - Tuesday 16 September 2014

World

US Secretary of State John Kerry has been pressuring allies ahead of a conference tonight to show a united front, especially from majority-Muslim nati...

Thursday is the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the United States at the World Trade Center, in Shanksville, Somerset County, an...

Economy

The CEO of Odel, Otara Gunewardene said the decision taken to dispose all family shares in Odel to the Softlogic Group is in the best interest of the ...

The ceremonial opening of the counry’s first ‘Colombo Gold Centre’ took place on 5th September with the participation of the Minister of Economi...

Sports

Kumar Sangakkara has achieved the People’s Player of the Year Award while Angelo Mathews has won the prestigious Cricketer of the Year Award at the Sr...

Sri Lanka won the third and final ODI played at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, on Yesterday. Pakistan skipper won the toss and elected to...

Entertainment

The State Children’s Drama Festival 2014 jointly organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Panel of Drama of the Sri Lanka Arts Council ...

The International Film Festival Colombo 2014 ( IFFCOLOMBO2014) proudly announce that Christophe Gans’s Franco-German romantic fantasy film based on th...

Political

Rs.1.340 Billion spent for 1348 members in Presidential Staff – Anura Dissanayaka

President Mahinda Rajapaksa spends Rs.1340 million to maintain his staff of 1348 and Sasheendra Raja...

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Rs.2500 election bribe stopped on EC’s orders

The programme of the government to distribute a drought aid of Rs.2500 to people in Monaragala has b...

11.09.2014 | 0 comments
Sasheendra’s election ‘alms-giving’ in Colombo

It is reported that Sasheendra Rajapaksa has invited a group that is contributing to ‘Sipsara Udana’...

10.09.2014 | 0 comments

Health

46% of South Asian girls marry before 18 – UNICEF

Nearly half of girls in South Asia marry before their 18th birthday as children in the region contin...

12.09.2014 | 0 comments
Ebola outbreak racing out of control, says UN officials

The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa is racing ahead of efforts to control it and at least $600 m...

04.09.2014 | 0 comments
WHO wants regulation on e-cigarettes

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has red flagged the growing market for e-cigarettes in India, un...

30.08.2014 | 0 comments