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Case against Shashi Weerawansa postponed to 01st of January

The case filed by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) against MP Wimal Weerawansa’s wife Shashi Weerawansa on charges of submitting forged documents to obtain a diplomatic passport was taken up for hearing at the...

Police submits facts to court over Saman Ratnapriya’s statement

The Police Special Investigation Unit (SIU) has submitted facts to the court over the comments made by Saman Ratnapriya of the ‘Purawesi Balaya’ organisation, during a recent media briefing. The Police Spokesman said that the...

Meteorology Department issues red alert

The low pressure area in the South Bay of Bengal to the South-east of Sri Lanka is likely to develop in to a depression during next 48 hours and move North-northwestwards towards Tamil-Nadu coast,...

Petition filed seeking Quo Warranto over Ranil Wickremesinghe’s MP seat

A petition has been filed with the Court of Appeal requesting the court to issue a Writ of Quo Warranto preventing Ranil Wickremesinghe from being a Member of Parliament. The petition has been filed by...

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Case against Shashi Weerawansa postponed to 01st of January

The case filed by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) against MP Wimal Weerawansa’s wife Shashi Weerawansa on charges of submitting forged documents to obtain...

Police submits facts to court over Saman Ratnapriya’s statement

The Police Special Investigation Unit (SIU) has submitted facts to the court over the comments made by Saman Ratnapriya of the ‘Purawesi Balaya’ organisation,...

Meteorology Department issues red alert

The low pressure area in the South Bay of Bengal to the South-east of Sri Lanka is likely to develop in to a depression...

Petition filed seeking Quo Warranto over Ranil Wickremesinghe’s MP seat

A petition has been filed with the Court of Appeal requesting the court to issue a Writ of Quo Warranto preventing Ranil Wickremesinghe from...

Former DIG further remanded

Former DIG Nalaka de Silva, who was arrested by the CID in connection with an alleged assassination plot targeting the President and former Defence...

Sri Lanka Customs officers launch token strike

Sri Lanka Customs Officers’ Association had, reportedly, carried out a token strike this morning (11). According to the Customs officers, the purpose of conducting this...

World News

Measles cases rise 30 percent worldwide – UN

Measles cases worldwide jumped more than 30 percent last year compared to 2016, with increases recorded in wealthy European countries like Germany where vaccination...

Trump sets up stormy G20 with Putin snub

US President Donald Trump headed to Argentina Thursday for a fractious weekend of G20 summitry, cancelling planned talks with Russia's leader and boasting that...

Sports News

Charith Asalanka to lead Lanka’s Emerging Squad

Former U-19 skipper Charith Asalanka will lead Sri Lanka’s strong Emerging Squad at the ACC Emerging Team Cup 2018 cricket tournament to be played...

IOC halts planning for boxing at 2020 Olympics, opens AIBA probe

The International Olympic Committee froze preparations for boxing at the 2020 Games on Friday and launched a probe into the sport's troubled governing body,...

Entertainment News

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan says he has cleared farmers' loans worth more than than 40m rupees ($560,000; £436,000). He wrote on his blog on Tuesday that he had "taken care" of 1,398 farmers by paying off their debt, adding that...
There was controversy over the status of the island of Taiwan at the Golden Horse awards for Chinese-language films, dubbed the "Chinese Oscars". The awards are held annually in Taiwan and are open to Chinese-language films. China regards Taiwan as part...
A celebrated painting by British artist David Hockney has been sold at Christie's in New York for just over $90m (£70m) - an auction record for a work by a living artist. Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)...

Business News

SL Rupee value climbs

The Sri Lankan Rupee has appreciated after continuous fall in the recent past with the...

Japan prosecutors seek to extend Ghosn detention

Tokyo prosecutors were expected Friday to request an extension to Carlos Ghosn's detention over allegations...

SL Rupee hits new low

Sri Lankan Rupee has depreciated further against the US Dollar, recording the current selling rate...

WTO to rule in spat over US tariffs

The World Trade Organization agreed Wednesday to hear complaints from a range of countries over...

SL rupee hits record low

The Sri Lankan rupee fell to a record low against the dollar on Wednesday, a...

Global stock markets plunge as tech fears mount

Global stocks plunged Tuesday as a sharp downward trend in the technology sector hit valuations...
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