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Oct 18, 2017 6:39:06 AM- hirunews.lk
Sri Lanka won the toss and decided bat first in 3rd ODI of the -match series in Abu Dhabi. Sri Lanka has made two changes, so have Pakistan. Sri Lanka, trailing the five-match series 2-0, brought in batsman Chamara Kapugedara and fast bowler Dushmantha... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 6:16:11 AM- hirunews.lk
A father who had killed his 9-month-old son by dashing him on a wall of his house was found guilty of murder by the Monaragala Court. The verdict was delivered yesterday (17). In this case, the 36-year-old accused had killed his son following a dispute... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 5:46:29 AM- hirunews.lk
The 3rd match of the 5-match ODI series between Sri Lanka and Pakistan will commence at Abu Dhabi today at 4.30 pm. The Pakistanis are leading the series with 2 nil. Meanwhile, Batting Coach, Hashan Tillakaratne said Sri Lanka still has the capability... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 5:32:46 AM- hirunews.lk
A roadside bomb has killed at least 7 police officers and wounded 22 others in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta. The attack targeted a truck carrying police personnel on the citys main Saryab road this morning (18). Television footage from the... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 4:55:19 AM- hirunews.lk
With the recent amendments in Local Authorities Elections Act, 4 new Pradeshiya Sabhas have been added to Nuwara Eliya District. They are Norwood, Maskeliya, Agrapatana and Kotagala. Read More
Oct 18, 2017 4:50:05 AM- hirunews.lk
Police have found the bodies of a mother and her son from a house in Earvur. Police said the bodies were found following a telephone call to its emergency number. The mother was 26-years-old and her son was 11-years-old. The victims husband is employed... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 4:40:52 AM- hirunews.lk
The UPFA General Secretary, Minister Mahinda Amaraweera says that he is ready to take the final report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry that probed the controversial Central Bank bond scam to courts. Minister Amaraweera said that he is even... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 4:26:14 AM- hirunews.lk
The 19-year-old woman who was reported missing and the boyfriend of the 15-year-old girl have been arrested by Police. Meanwhile, the two under-aged girls have been referred for a medical test. Family members filed a complaint with Wellampitiya and Grandpass... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 4:11:43 AM- hirunews.lk
The Cost of Living Committee has been instructed by President Maithripala Sirisena to import several essential commodities with immediate effect, as the prices of many goods have increased drastically. A senior minister told our news team that the President... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 3:46:50 AM- hirunews.lk
Police have exchanged fire with a group of cattle rustlers in the Marawa area in Bandaragama early this morning (18). Upon receiving a tip-off, Police had set up a roadblock in the Marawa area. Upon noticing an approaching luxury van, the police officers... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 3:24:21 AM- hirunews.lk
The 14-year-old girl who was missing with two others has turned up at the Gampaha Police Station, a short while ago. Earlier in the day, the 19-year-old mother of one and the 15-year-old girl turned up at Wellampitiya Police. The married woman and two... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 3:12:52 AM- hirunews.lk
Hindus all over the world are celebrating Deepavali today. Here are some of the pictures captured by our correspondents, from various parts of the country.         br /> Read More
Oct 18, 2017 3:06:07 AM- hirunews.lk
Anna Friel is at the center of a new claim of inappropriate behaviour by former Amazon boss Roy Price. The British film and TV actress, 41, fled a showbiz dinner after the Hollywood executive allegedly made unwanted advances towards her. Price, a friend... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 2:25:35 AM- hirunews.lk
Police Media Unit today (18) disclosed the details of two suspects who were arrested with Kerala cannabis worth Rs. 20mn in Wattala last afternoon. The apprehension was made by the Police Narcotic Bureau, following a tip-off. The first suspect, Thiraviyam... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 1:45:46 AM- hirunews.lk
We all know Sugath Tillekeratne for his marvelous running in 400 m races. He has now joined a different race, which is politics. Tillekeratne addressed a JVP Gampaha meeting, where he said that all should give priority to the country without prioritizing... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 1:26:13 AM- hirunews.lk
The 19-year-old mother of one and the 15-year-old girl who were reported missing from Saturday have turned up to Wellampitiya Police, a short while ago. However, the 14-year-old is still missing. Her name is Sharithra Sweatha. The married woman... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 1:14:16 AM- hirunews.lk
Chinas biggest political event, the Communist Party Congress, has begun in Beijing under tight security. Chinese president Xi Jinping has been addressing more than 2,000 delegates in the capital for about three hours now. The closed-door summit, which... Read More
Oct 18, 2017 12:58:06 AM- hirunews.lk
In a major setback for India fast bowler S. Sreesanth, the Kerala High Court has decided to restore the life ban imposed on the bowler by the Indian cricket board. A division bench of the court in Kochi said that it cannot conduct a judicial review of... Read More
Oct 17, 2017 1:06:13 PM- hirunews.lk
A group of people informed Hiru News today (17) that a group saying that they are from police had abducted a 33-year-old, who is a resident of Moragasmulla in Rajagiriya. The people are the relatives of the person who was reported missing. However, they... Read More
Oct 17, 2017 12:50:49 PM- hirunews.lk
The authorities have closed down Colombo Universitys Arts Faculty due to a clash between two student factions. It will be closed until next Monday (23). Our correspondent said 2 students who sustained injuries during the clash were admitted to National... Read More
Oct 17, 2017 11:16:42 AM- hirunews.lk
K. Chulapala de Silva, a relative of Shalila Moonesingha, has been arrested by Criminal Investigation Department over his alleged links to the hacking and stealing of money from Taiwans Far Eastern International Bank. Read More
Oct 17, 2017 11:48:57 AM- adaderana.lk
The Colombo University Arts Faculty has been closed till further notice following clash between two student groups a short while ago.
Oct 17, 2017 11:16:42 AM- hirunews.lk
K. Chulapala de Silva a relative of Shalila Moonesingha, arrested by CID over the USD 60 mn Far Eastern Bank (Taiwan) cyber theft. Read More
Oct 17, 2017 9:05:09 AM- hirunews.lk
The Indian cricket board left itself open to trolls and criticism on Twitter after they referred to former India skipper and coach Anil Kumble as just a former bowler when they wished him for his 47th birthday. Indias powerful cricket board hastily deleted... Read More
Oct 17, 2017 8:53:08 AM- hirunews.lk
J.K. Rowling has been named the highest-paid European celebrity after earning £71 million. The Harry Potter author amassed the huge sum over 12 months before taxes and management fees, according to an estimate by Forbes, which also named the writer... Read More
Oct 17, 2017 8:41:13 AM- hirunews.lk
Our correspondent has captured this today (17. Here a deer is seen swimming across the Castlereigh Reservoir to save its life from the hunters. The fishermen in the area said frequently deer could be seen swimming across the reservoir like this. The... Read More
Oct 17, 2017 8:18:17 AM- hirunews.lk
The trading at the Colombo Stock Exchange ended on a mixed note today (17). The All Share Price Index dropped by 23.89 points to end trading at 6,572.05 while S&P SL20 improved marginally by 2.68 to close the session at 3,847.98. Turnover reached... Read More
Oct 17, 2017 8:05:19 AM- hirunews.lk
Sri Lanka Navy has arrested 8 Indian fishermen after they had encroached the Sri Lankan waters off Talaimannar early this morning (17). The fishing vessel was also apprehended. The arrested fishermen have been handed over to the fisheries authorities... Read More
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