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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 8:30
The Higher Education Ministry has decided to prepare a method for computerizing the finger prints of all university students.A senior ministry spokesman told our news team that the ministry was currently preparing the relevant set...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 8:19
The meteorology department states that Showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the island particularly during the afternoon and night.Heavy falls more than 100 mili meters are also likely...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 8:17
Police and STF have been deployed for completely stopping gem mining in the Kantale tank grounds.With the recent drought, the Kantale tank has dried.Following this, residents and outsiders numbering close...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 20:45
Under the ‘Kalaa Saviya’ programme implemented according to a concept of Colombo District MP R. Duminda Silva, a financial donation was handed over to veteran theatrical artiste Samanthi Lanerole...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 18:42
The Syrian military has stepped up air strikes on rebel areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the raids took place mostly in western...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 18:36
The UNP and the JVP expect to meet Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya tomorrow in order to submit him with facts with regard to the forthcoming Presidential election.UNP General secretary Tissa Attanayake...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 16:22
A body of a woman who was reported missing from the Opathawatta area in Kotakethana Ratnapura was found floating in the Kotakethana river in Kahawatta this morning.The victim has been identified as 31...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 15:13
Etisalat Sri Lanka, an owned subsidiary of the UAE-based Etisalat Group, will continue to invest instrengthening its operations in the country, and has recently invested in strengthening the leadership...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 16:23
A father of two children who went to bathe in a tank has died from drowning today.According to the Police, the 41 year old victim who is a resident of Meraaya in Lindula went to bathe in a tank in the...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:51
Northern Provincial Chief Minister C.V. Vigneswaran stated that TNA has not made a final decision regarding the upcoming Presidential election.Democratic People’s Front leader and Provincial Councilor...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:38
President Barack Obama votes next to Aia Cooper in Chicago. (Associated Press)Washington:  Let's be clear: It was a joke. It unfolded while Obama cast an early ballot on Monday in Chicago.A young...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:35
Malala Yousafzai, the child rights activist and youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, received the Liberty Medal yesterday and pledged her 100,000 dollar award to education in her homeland...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 10:27
Police canines have been used to trace the killers of a vegetable seller who was murdered using sharp weapons at Bakery Junction in Aththidiya.However Senior Officer of the Mt.Lavinia Police Station told...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 9:34
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that there could not be political differences in development and service to the people.The President said that the people’s honour could be gained only by  offering ...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 9:32
The Hindus of Sri Lanka, join their fellow believers the world over today in celebrating this great festival with the worship of deities, spiritual chanting and lighting the flames of worship shrines,...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 8:54
The United States tightened restrictions on travellers arriving from the West African countries gripped by an Ebola outbreak, funneling them into five airports with extra health checks.The Department of...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 8:28
The 2nd reading of the draft act of amalgamating 2 commercial banks was taken up for debate yesterday in Parliament.UNP MP Harsha Desilva said that a development bank is required for the country.

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 18:43
Experienced batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been rendered a doubtful starter for the five-match ODI series...
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West Indies cricket was plunged into a major crisis...
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:40
Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete in Paralympic...
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 8:55
India has suspended all future tours to the Caribbean...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 20:30
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has said his side has spotted...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 11:24
Cricket Australia has said it is 'deeply concerned'...
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 20:42
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to emphasize the procedure...
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 17:05
According to SLC secretary Nishantha Ranatunga, Sri...
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:30
Valentino Rossi marked his 250th premier class Grand...
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:59
The BCCI is likely to claim damages of at least 65...
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 7:51
Sri Lanka has agreed to fill in the void that has been...
Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 18:10
Jenson Button is considering a switch to the world...
Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 13:24
Tear gas and water cannons used to disperse university students protest march.
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 20:45
Under the ‘Kalaa Saviya’ programme implemented according to a concept of Colombo District MP R. Duminda Silva, a financial donation was handed...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 18:36
The UNP and the JVP expect to meet Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya tomorrow in order to submit him with facts with regard to the forthcoming Presidential...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 16:22
A body of a woman who was reported missing from the Opathawatta area in Kotakethana Ratnapura was found floating in the Kotakethana river in Kahawatta...
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Saturday, 11 October 2014 - 11:02
A certain group has attacked the tent last night in Balangoda – Pabahinna junction where Sabaragamuwa University students were staging a protest for nearly 40 days.Convenor of the Sabaragamuwa students collective Rasindu Jayasingha stated that the students were also attacked by the group.When inquired about the incident from Police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana, he stated that 11 students...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 8:21
The Sabaragamuwa university teachers’ union says that a special meeting of the parents of the Sabaragamuwa university students will be held on 24th instant.Union chairman Dr. Hiniduma Sunil Senevi...

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 19:39
During the parliamentary sessions held today a question was raised regarding the 2 multimedia machines and 11 security cards that went missing at the person’s registration department.DNA MP Anura...

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 19:37
A discussion between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and a group of JHU representatives was held at Temple Trees.The JHU group includes party leader Omalpe Sobhitha Thera, General Secretary Minister Patalee...

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 21:18
A tense situation occurred at the Western Provincial Council after Chief Organizer of the Opposition presented a proposal explaining that the services relating to External Affairs have become politicized....

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 16:56
Police  have used tear gas and water canon to disperse the university students who were engaged in a protest march as they entered the parlimentary road. Related story published below :http://www.hirunews.lk/95182/heavy-traffic-as-student-protesters-march-forward

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 20:21
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been given five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.Judge Thokozile Masipa also gave Pistorius a 3 year suspended sentence for a firearms...

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 13:43
Heavy traffic from 'Nelum Pokuna' - towards Horton place - Colombo 7, due to protest march by university students

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 13:43
A group of UNP MPs who went on a fact finding mission at Harbour Defence school - Col 2, have been attacked; Several vehicles damaged.

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 18:44
China's gross domestic product expanded in the third quarter at its slowest pace since the depths of the global financial crisis, despite efforts to kickstart...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 15:30
The Healthcare and Consumer Division of CIC Holdings PLC, has been at the forefront of the healthcare industry in Sri Lanka for decades. Dedicated to saving...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 13:54
Mr. Ganesan Ampalavanar, currently Managing Director of Nestlé Lanka PLC, will assume the position of Managing Director of Nestlé - Vietnam...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:39
Yahoo said its quarterly profit surged with its sale of shares in Chinese Internet powerhouse Alibaba, and that it was seeing signs of life in its mobile...
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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 12:25
Cabinet had given approval to establish an Inter Regulatory Institutions Council with a view of identifying issues that require collective action by financial...
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Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:43
The Gannoruwa garden crop development and research institute says that steps are being taken to increase the daily vegetable consumption per person from...
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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 8:25
A CID squad has gone to Opathawatta in Kotaketana in Ratnapura to probe the killing of a woman resident there.Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana told our news team that initial investigations revealed that this killing had ...
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