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Wedikande Kasun arrested

A person suspected to be an accomplice of ‘Makandure Madush’ has been arrested in Wattala today (19), stated the Police. The arrested suspect has been identified to be a person called Kasun Dhananjaya alias ‘Wedikande...

SL to tap bond market for $2 bln after Chinese loan delay – report

Sri Lanka will bring forward a plan to raise $2 billion through the bond market after a delay in a pledged loan from Bank of China, sources close to the deal said on Monday. The...

Pakistan lauded for providing opportunities for Sri Lankan youth

Sri Lanka has lauded the efforts of the Government of Pakistan to provide enormous opportunities to Sri Lankan youth for their capacity building. The expression was made by Sri Lankan Minister for City Planning, Water...

Youngster insulting police on Facebook arrested

A youth has been arrested over publishing derogatory posts on Facebook regarding the officials of the Pitigala Police Station and Sri Lanka Police. According to the Office of Police Media Spokesperson, the suspect was arrested...

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Wedikande Kasun arrested

A person suspected to be an accomplice of ‘Makandure Madush’ has been arrested in Wattala today (19), stated the Police. The arrested suspect has been...

SL to tap bond market for $2 bln after Chinese loan...

Sri Lanka will bring forward a plan to raise $2 billion through the bond market after a delay in a pledged loan from Bank...

Pakistan lauded for providing opportunities for Sri Lankan youth

Sri Lanka has lauded the efforts of the Government of Pakistan to provide enormous opportunities to Sri Lankan youth for their capacity building. The expression...

Youngster insulting police on Facebook arrested

A youth has been arrested over publishing derogatory posts on Facebook regarding the officials of the Pitigala Police Station and Sri Lanka Police. According to...

Illegally transported sea cucumbers seized by Navy

The Sri Lanka Navy has arrested 02 persons who were transporting sea cucumber without valid permit yesterday (18). The arrest has been made by a...

IP Kapila Nishantha remanded

Southern Province Special Investigations Unit IP Kapila Nishantha who was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) over the disappearance of the two businessmen...

World News

NASA to make final attempt to contact Mars Opportunity Rover

US space agency NASA will make one final attempt to contact its Opportunity Rover on Mars late Tuesday, eight months after it last made...

Banned Chinese billionaire calls Australia ‘a giant baby’

A Chinese billionaire barred from Australia on suspicions he is part of a Communist Party influence campaign has lashed out at Canberra, calling it...

Sports News

India cricket star calls for Pakistan World Cup boycott

Spin star Harbhajan Singh has called for India to boycott their World Cup game against Pakistan in June in protest at a Kashmir attack...

Sri Lanka stun Proteas in epic thriller

In one of the most stunning run chases you will ever see, Sri Lanka have beaten the Proteas by one wicket in the first...

Entertainment News

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence is engaged to boyfriend Cooke Maroney, her representative has told US media. The 28-year-old Hunger Games star sparked engagement rumours after she was seen wearing a ring on a night out with Mr Maroney, a 34-year-old...
The Department of Examinations says that 167,907 students who sat for the G.C.E. Advanced Level examination this year have gained entrance to universities, as per the results released online last night. A total of 321,469 students had sat for the...
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...

Business News

Apple rushes to fix FaceTime ‘eavesdropping’ bug

Apple has acknowledged a flaw in its FaceTime software that allowed for brief eavesdropping -...

SL and World Bank partner to improve healthcare services

Sri Lanka and the World Bank yesterday (23) signed a $200 million loan agreement to...

US in criminal probe of China’s Huawei: report

US authorities are in the "advanced" stages of a criminal probe that could result in...

A Russian startup wants to launch tiny satellites into low-Earth orbit that’ll illuminate advertisements in the night sky

Russian startup StartRocket says it wants to display enormous billboard-style advertisements in the night sky...

NDB Launches the First Ever Seasonal Augmented Reality Campaign In Sri Lanka

National Development Bank (NDB) has been a benchmark for banks in financially empowering Sri Lanka...

SL rupee hits record low of 181 against dollar

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