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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 18:37
Malaysian police say 139 suspected migrant grave sites have been found in 28 people-trafficking camps along the Thai border.National police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said some of the graves, found since 11th May, may contain more than...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 18:33
The Pakistan Cricket Board has dismissed reports that it was ready to revive bilateral series against India on Indian soil and made it clear that the first series when it happens will be played in UAE as per the Memorandum of Understanding...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 13:12
The alternative group of the JVP says that the Police Financial Crime Investigation Division should be dissolved with immediate effect.The party convener and former MP Anuruddha Polgampola stated this during a media conference held...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 13:10
Former Minister G.L. Peries states that international financial institutions and Colombo based foreign missions would be educated on the controversial issue of Central Bank Treasury Bond.He disclosed this during a media briefing held...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 13:12
The Health Ministry states that the Medical Research Institution is kept on alert round the clock in order to identify prospective patients hit by Influenza AH1N1 and influenza-B virus.Health Service Director General Dr. Palitha Mahipala...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 12:26
Sri Lanka expects a revenue target of more than 3 billion dollars from tourism in 2015.This is with the anticipation of 1.5 million to 1.8 million tourist arrivals this year.Tourism the fourth largest foreign exchange revenue earner...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 12:10
Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 2 wickets with 2 balls to spare, in another last-over finish, to clinch the T20 series 2 nil.The unheralded batting talent of Bilawal Bhatti came to the fore with Pakistan needing 12 runs off the final over.He...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 11:16
Police arrested a monk and 2 others while they were digging for treasure at a temple in Kakirawa  - Kithul-hitiyawa area.Police raided the temple based on a tip off.The suspects are residents of Thalangama and Haguranketha areas.
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 10:37
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said that the city of Ramadi could be taken back from Islamic State militants "in days".Iraqi forces have suffered a number of defeats at the hands of IS over the past year, and fled from a...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 13:10
The 3 suspects including former minister Johnston Fernando were further remanded until June 8th when they were produced before Kurunegala Magistrate Ravindra Premarathna.Among the other two suspects remanded with the former minister...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 13:11
A mother, who delivered a baby at Hambantota Hospital, has attempted to commit suicide by jumping off from the 2nd floor this morning.The victim has been identified as a 22-yearl old mother of Sooriyawewa. The victim, who received...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 10:35
The police raided a cannabis plantation yesterday secretively maintained in the Lunugamwehera wild life reserve.Police media spokesperson’s office stated that the cultivation spanned over 1 acre.Police also arrested a 30 year...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 8:57
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has said the rout of Iraqi forces at the city of Ramadi showed they lacked the will to fight against Islamic State.Carter told CNN's State of the Union that the Iraqis "vastly out-numbered" the IS...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 8:55
Finance ministers from the world's largest developed economies will meet in Germany this week against a backdrop of faltering global growth, scant inflationary pressures and a bond market in turmoil.High on their agenda will be Greece...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 8:52
Barbra Streisand is writing a memoir and one which promises to set the record straight about her fascinating life and career.The memoir will reportedly focus on her childhood and career but also detail aspects of her personal life.Streisand...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 8:46
Former MP Kumara Welgama said that there was no problem with regard to appointing former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Alliance prime ministerial candidate.The MP said that politicians could not be controlled by bringing in regulations.The...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 8:22
MP Dallas Alahapperuma requested the President yesterday to hold an election soon without handing over the local government bodies to the administration of officials.Participating at a function held in Matara the MP said that if an...
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Monday, 25 May 2015 - 8:50
Mumbai Indians' clinched their second IPL title, following a crushing 41-run win over Chennai Super Kings, at Kolkata last night.It was a story of a stunning turnaround for a team that lost its first 4 games.Mumbai won nine of their...
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Sunday, 24 May 2015 - 19:13
Maria Sharapova has blasted the "disrespectful" treatment of fellow French Open champion Rafael Nadal.Nadal, the 9 time champion at Roland Garros and who boasts an astonishing record of 66 wins and just 1 defeat, comes into the 2015...
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Sunday, 24 May 2015 - 19:11
The Bank of England has confirmed it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of its work to a national newspaper.A senior official sent an email about its confidential project...
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Sunday, 24 May 2015 - 19:08
Heat wave in several parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in India, has claimed 223 lives so far even as people continued to reel under intense heat wave conditions.According to information received, 128 persons have died in Telangana,...
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Sunday, 24 May 2015 - 19:21
3 special police teams have been deployed to probe regarding the recent rape and murder of the school girl in Jaffna as well as the violent protest which occurred thereafter.According to the police media spokesman’s office, the...
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Sunday, 24 May 2015 - 19:18
President Maithripala Sirisena says that he is working with great confidence and respect towards the war heroes of the country.He added that he will not allow terrorist to revive in the country again.The President stated these views...
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