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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:15
Thilini Amalka, the girl who slapped a youth at Wariyapola bus terminal, to file a Fundamental rights petition against the police for arresting her.Related story published below :http://www.hirunews.lk/90536/update-girl-who-slapped-boy-in-wariyapola-released

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:26
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two disasters this year.The reduction in staff numbers represents around 30% of its workforce of 20,000.The airline will...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:03
The Ministry of Agriculture has decided to ban a weedicide called glyphosate in 4 districts, which is believed to be the cause for the spread of kidney diseases across North Central and other provinces.The...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 12:58
US President Barack Obama said it was "plain for the world to see" that Russian forces were fighting in Ukraine, but ruled out any US military action to resolve the escalating conflict.Obama, who is due...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:02
Postmaster General Rohana Abeyrathna says his department commenced delivering Uva Provincial council polling cards from today.He told our news team that polling cards will be delivered to relevant addresses...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 12:41
A mother in mainland China gave birth last weekend to a baby boy weighing a massive 14lbs.The woman, known only as Mrs Tian gave birth at the Chongji Maternity Hospital in Yecheng city, Shanxi province...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 11:13
The Highways, Ports and Shipping Projects Ministerial Secretariat stated that the road section between Kottawa and Kahatuduwa interchanges will be closed for 2 hours on the 2nd of September.The Ministry...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 11:06
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a plan to provide a bank account for every household, in a landmark initiative to help the poor.Nearly 40% of Indians have little access to financial services...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 8:14
Islamic State has released a video appearing to show the beheading of a Kurdish man as a warning to forces fighting the group in northern Iraq.The video, entitled a Message in Blood, shows several men...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 8:12
The First Joint Committee meeting between Sri Lanka and India for the resolution of the fishermen’s issue in the Palk Strait will commence in New Delhi today.Indian media reported that the objective...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 10:21
Veteran cinematographer, Film & television director & producer, Andrew Jayamanne passed away in Italy today.He was 71 years at the time of his demise.

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 8:10
The Jathika Hela Urumaya says that the Sri Lankan government should pay attention towards safeguarding the Boro Budur Temple in Indonesia.Militants affiliated to the Islamic State terror group in Iraq...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 20:10
Japanese health officials said today, that 3 young people have contracted dengue fever, the first such infections in the country in nearly 70 years.The 3 are suspected of having contracted the disease...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 19:21
Minister Basil Rajapaksa says the development activities in the North have been disrupted.He told this during a media briefing held in Colombo today to introduce the “Divineguma Sahana Aruna loan...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 19:20
A JVP candidate who is contesting the Uva Provincial Council and his two supporters were injured when an attack was unleashed on them by two UPFA candidates and their supporters today at Haldummulla in...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 18:47
Heavy traffic from Bauddhaloka Mawatha - towards Parliament road due to repair works of Polduwa flyover bridge..

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 9:44
Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique, Chief of the Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force paid a courtesy call to Secretary Defence and Urban Development, Gotabaya Rajapaksa yeterday at the Ministry premises.Air...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:05
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been named the new England captain by manager Roy Hodgson.The...
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With 2 stumpings to his name in the 2nd of the 5-match...
Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:03
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Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo won Uefa's Best...
Friday, 29 August 2014 - 8:19
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Pakistani cricket authorities are prepared for the...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 20:13
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South Africa pulled off the second-biggest run-chase...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:02
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Alastair Cook has called Graeme Swann a "so-called...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:44
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Bangladesh cricket authorities said yesterday, that...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 16:59
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Usain Bolt, a multiple Olympic and world champion,...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 12:43
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A brilliant all-round performance by Thisara Perera...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 7:53


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Sri Lankans scored a mammoth 310 runs for the loss...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 18:47
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Sri Lanka opted to bat first after winning the toss...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 14:26
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Things continued to get worse for Pakistan on the tour...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 11:16
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Wariyapola Brave girl arrested!
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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 11:13
The Highways, Ports and Shipping Projects Ministerial Secretariat stated that the road section between Kottawa and Kahatuduwa interchanges will be closed...
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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:05
The hospital strike launched by the Supplementary Medical Services Trade Union Joint Federation has completed 76 hours.The para medics launched the strike...
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Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 15:02
Hiru TV Mobile App which was nominated to represent Sri Lankan Media Apps at the UN-based World Summit Award Mobile 2014 has been shortlisted to the final...
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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 11:59
The new floating market constructed in Pettah area was declared opened last Monday (25).Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena opened the Floating market in Bastian Mawatha with the participation of Defense and Urban Development Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and MP R Duminda Silva.Earlier the opening ceremony was scheduled for Friday but had to be postponed due to inclement weather in Colombo.
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 15:53
Two doctors attached to the Puttlam Health sector office situated in Madampe have attacked early this morning.The attack has taken before a meeting which was sceduled to be held this morning at the relavant...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 16:04
The Sri Lanka Customs have decided to introduce a system to email the Goods Dispatch Note, submitted when exporting goodsLeslie Gamini, the media spokesman of the Customs, told our news team that they...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 16:04
Health Minister Maithreepala Sirisena stated that his ministry has always attempted to resolve problems without resorting to strikes.He stated this while issuing an announcement regarding the strike staged...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 13:06
TNA Leader R. Sampandan said yesterday in Chennai that the Sri Lankan government has no sincere need to implement the 13th Amendment.He told Indian media that the government disrupts the functions of the...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 13:01
A seven-year-old Indian girl who was allegedly buried alive by relatives in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh has been rescued by a villager.Police say relatives first tried to strangle her and then...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 13:26
The Indonesian police have beefed up security at the world’s largest Buddhist temple complex – Borobudur Viharaya after ISIS affiliated militants in Syria and Iraq threatened to launch an attack...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:16
A woman passenger of a Colombo-Thiruvananthapuram flight was duped of a 14-sovereign gold chain by a co-passenger.According to police, the woman, hailing from Tamil Nadu, was told by the co-passenger that...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:01
A new bloc of the Pakistani Taliban has vowed to carry on the movement's campaign of bombings and shootings, in the militants' first video message since a major army assault on their strongholds.Senior...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:00
Deputy Crown Prince Muqrin and Sri Lanka’s ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Hussein held a meeting in Jeddah to promote investment...
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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 8:10
Minister Basil Rajapaksa says that 50,000 Metric Tonnes of rice needs to be imported,The Minister expressed these views at a media briefing that was held...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:30
Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart recently upgraded nine of its branches on the same day. Accordingly the Manipay, Pallekele, Kaluwanchikudy, Medawachchiya,...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:24
AXE, the premium brand of men’s deodorant sprays, threw the biggest blast of the year on 23rd August at The Kingsbury to celebrate the launch of...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:19
Seylan Bank opened its latest branches at Bambalapitiya and Wadduwa recently. The Bambalapitiya branch which is located at No.122,124, Galle Road, Colombo...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:09
Sri Lanka's Treasuries yields were flat at yesterday’s auction without accepting any bid for three months for the second straight session.The 6-month...
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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:04
Police Media Spokesman’s Office stated that 6 persons who launched an attack on police when they tried to raid a gambling den were arrested.Acting on a tip-off, Chilaw police raided a house on Aiyanayake Devala road in ...
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