Last Updated : 28/08/2014 - 04:54 PM
Hiru News Apps
Advertise with Us
Breaking News on Your Mobile - Click here
Share this Page
 
 
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 13:08
The treatment activities of government hospitals have reached crisis levels due to the continuous strike by the members of the Paramedical joint union federation.A hospital spokesman said that they find it difficult to obtain essential...

Read More... More Top Stories >>>
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...

Read More...
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...

Read More...
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...

Read More...
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...

Read More...
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...

Read More...
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...

Read More...
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...

Read More...
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...

Read More...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 11:00
An individual who attacked his wife with a sharp weapon due to a family dispute has been arrested by the police.According the police the victim has been admitted to the Kalpitiya District hospital for...

Read More...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 11:09
North Western Province Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara who was admitted to the Badulla Hospital last night due to a sudden illness has left the hospital on his own accord this morning, hospital sources...

Read More...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 10:59
Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique, the Chief of the Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force arrived in Sri Lanka today accompanied by two senior Officers. The Air Chief Marshal was received at the Bandaranaike...

Read More...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 13:06
The Met Department states that the Sun is going to be directly over Sri Lanka from today to September 7th.The Sun will be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka during this period, due to its apparent...

Read More...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:42
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has demanded an explanation from Russia's President Vladimir Putin amid reports that Russian troops have launched an incursion into south-east Ukraine.Ukraine said Russian...

Read More...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:25
The meteorology department states that a few showers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts particularly during the morning.Thundershowers will...

Read More...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:20
The elections commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya says that he has instructed the police to establish barricades on the main roads in Monaragala at night and inspect all vehicles excluding public transport...

Read More...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:21
1.3 million three-hundred and sixty-two thousand people have been affected by the drought prevailing in 14 districts.Speaking to us the area residents of the drought hit areas said that even though showers...

Read More...


Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:02
South Africa pulled off the second-biggest run-chase in their one-day international history to sink Australia...
Read More...
Alastair Cook has called Graeme Swann a "so-called...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:44
Bangladesh cricket authorities said yesterday, that...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 16:59
Usain Bolt, a multiple Olympic and world champion,...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 12:43
A brilliant all-round performance by Thisara Perera...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 7:53


Watch Video >>>
Sri Lankans scored a mammoth 310 runs for the loss...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 18:47
Sri Lanka opted to bat first after winning the toss...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 14:26
Things continued to get worse for Pakistan on the tour...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 11:16
Sri Lanka will take on Pakistan in the second One Day...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 7:04


Watch Video >>>
Pakistan batsman Younis Khan will leave the ongoing...
Monday, 25 August 2014 - 20:13
The International Cricket Council yesterday said, Pakistan...
Monday, 25 August 2014 - 12:22
Sri Lanka Cricket stated that All Tickets purchased...
Monday, 25 August 2014 - 7:54
Wariyapola Brave girl arrested!
Loading the player...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 21:27
Yet another phase of the programme conducted under a concept of the Colombo District parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva, to provide school books and equipment...
Read More...

Watch Video >>>
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...
Read More...
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...
Read More...
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.
Read more... More Picture Stories >>>
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 21:27
Yet another phase of the programme conducted under a concept of the Colombo District parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva, to provide school books and equipment to low income families, got underway in Mulleriyawa.This...

Read More...

Watch Video >>>
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 20:43
The 21 year-old girl who allegedly slapped a youth at the Wariyapola bus stand, released on surety bail by Courts.Related story published below :http://www.hirunews.lk/90482/update-wariyapola-brave-girl-arrested

Read More...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 19:18
A group of JVP supporters who were organizing a propaganda rally in the Badalkumbura area in Monaragala was assaulted on Monday morning.Following this incident the Uva provincial council election heat...

Read More...

Watch Video >>>
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 18:41
Police have arrested two Indian nationals who filmed the parliament complex and the Kolonnawa Oil Storage complex.Acting on a tip-off, the Mattakkuliya police arrested the two while they were replaying...

Read More...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 16:52
The United Nations has accused the Syrian government of using chemical agents in eight separate incidents in a new report on war crimes there.The UN also says Islamic State militants carried out frequent...

Read More...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 17:12
Two containers which used to import big onions from pakistan have been taken to police custody considering that it imports illegal drugs as well.  It has been revealed that the relavant containers...

Read More...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 16:02
Traffic will be restricted to one lane from Mahabage - Ja Ela along the Colombo - Negombo road, 8am - 10pm tomorrow due to constructions.

Read More...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 14:58
An unidentified body of a male around sixty years of age, has been found in the shores of Pamunugama in Negombo. Police stated that the body was found this morning, based on a tip-off recieved.According...

Read More...


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,...
Read More...
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...
Read More...
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...
Read More...
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...
Read More...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 12:42
Sri Lanka invites japan small and medium entrepreneurs to set up manufacturing facilities in the island to explore Indian and Pakistan markets.More than...
Read More...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 18:49
Digital technology leader, Samsung Electronics recently introduced the world’s first Food Showcase refrigerator, the latest smart refrigerator in...
Read More...
View More Business News >>>
Former 007 star Pierce Brosnan returns to the world...

Neil Young will continue to support ailing son
Neil Young and Pegi Young will continue to co-parent...

Cliff Richard Chart Campaign Fails.
A campaign to drive Sir Cliff Richard to the top of...

Superman debut comic sells for a record $3.2m
One of the best-preserved copies of the first Superman...

Blue Ivy Dances with Jay Z While Beyonce Performs
Beyonce  stole the show Sunday night (as Beyonce...

Follow Us On
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 16:54
A situation has risen in Jaffana following the death of a pregnant mother due to a three-wheeler accident which took place in Jaffna. The accident occured early this morning and the deceased pregnant mother has been identified as ...
Read more... More Hot Stories >>>
Share     133  Views  
Share
1733  Views   |
Oil Crisis

Previous Articles
Share
  28,694   Views   |
Share
 19,876  Views   |
Share
 29,797  Views   |