Palitha Thewarapperuma continues fast
published on : 26 December 2013 15:27
The protest fast launched by UNP Parliamentarian Palitha Thewarapperuma and several others, demanding the immediate reopening of the Baduraliya Hospital, entered its second day today.
Hafeez ton takes Pakistan to series win
published on : 26 December 2013 06:02
Mohammad Hafeez notched his third hundred of the series while off-spinner Saeed Ajmal grabbed four wickets to help Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the fourth one-day international on Wednesday.
TNA unsure about President’s call for dialogue
published on : 25 December 2013 22:18
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has said it is uncertain about President Mahinda Rajapaksa extending an open invitation to it to join efforts to achieve national reconciliation as the governments stand is unclear.
VIDEO: Palitha Thewarapperuma launches protest fast
published on : 25 December 2013 20:52
Kalutara District UNP Parliamentarian Palitha Thewarapperuma and the Opposition Leader of the Walallawita Pradeshiya Sabha Dilip Pitigala have launched a protest fast in front of the Baduraliya Hospital today.
PS member among 9 held digging for treasure
published on : 25 December 2013 18:56
Nine persons including a member of the Thanamalwila Pradeshiya Sabha have been arrested for engaging in illegal excavations in the Embilipitiya area with the intention of finding buried treasures.
One dead, 6 injured as bus hits three-wheeler
published on : 25 December 2013 18:05
One person died while another six, including 3 children and two women, were wounded after a private bus collided with a three-wheeler in the Wella area in Tangalle, police said.
Christmas sends messages of simplicity in life - President
published on : 25 December 2013 15:45
The Christians of Sri Lanka are today free to celebrate with joy the birth of the founder of their faith in keeping with the traditions of the past, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said in a Christmas message.
Sri Lanka lets Geoffrey Dobbs in after flag spat
published on : 25 December 2013 02:48
The Australian owner of one of the worlds most exclusive hotels has been given temporary permission to return to his home in Sri Lanka after being barred in a flag spat.
Rupee steady near two-month high; forward premiums fall
published on : 24 December 2013 22:32
The Sri Lankan rupee traded steady on Tuesday near its two-month closing high amid high inward remittances, while a state-run bank bought dollars to curb any sharp appreciation in the currency, dealers said.