Sep 21, 2017 10:43:20 AM- hirunews.lk
51 countries have agreed to ink a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons that has been fiercely opposed by the United States and other nuclear powers. The treaty was adopted by 122 countries at the United Nations in July following negotiations led by Austria,... Read More
Sep 21, 2017 10:20:43 AM- hirunews.lk
Sri Lanka Cricket Manager, Asanka Gurusinghe says a decision on Angelo Mathews bowling will be taken after the Pakistan series. He said the decision will be taken after evaluating his physical fitness. Sri Lanka team will leave for UAE on Sunday to play... Read More
Sep 21, 2017 9:48:08 AM- hirunews.lk
Police have raided a fake foreign currency printing place in Sithankerny, Jaffna. Two suspects were also apprehended. The DIG Office in Jaffna has received the tip-off about this racket from an employee of a money exchange center. Police said that a... Read More
Sep 20, 2017 11:21:30 PM- hirunews.lk
Bruce Springsteen has detailed a new archival release of a show he performed live in Houston in 1978. Proceeds from the sales of the live concert recording will go toward MusiCares Hurricane Relief Fund supporting efforts in Florida and Texas. Springsteen... Read More
Sep 21, 2017 9:55:19 AM- hirunews.lk
The interim report prepared by the Steering Committee tasked with compiling a new Constitution was presented to the Constitutional Assembly today (21). It was presented by the Chairman of the Steering Committee, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The... Read More
Sep 21, 2017 9:49:13 AM- hirunews.lk
The strike launched by the Government Medical Officers’ Association in collaboration with several trade unions attached to health, education and other sectors will continue until tomorrow morning. Our correspondents said that daily functions of... Read More
Sep 21, 2017 8:46:11 AM- adaderana.lk
In PC polls amendment Bill 40% preferential- 60% electorate basis amended to a 50'50 basis on request of some parties,Minister Faizer Mustapha said. .
Sep 21, 2017 8:37:32 AM- adaderana.lk
The Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) has decided to boycott the discussion that will be held tomorrow (22) with the Presidential Committee headed by Deputy Minister Harsha De Silva.
Sep 21, 2017 8:34:11 AM- adaderana.lk
The Chief Executive Officer of Sri Lanka s cash-strapped national carrier Capt. Suren Ratwatte says that addressing four major issues would help SriLankan Airlines return to financial health.
Sep 21, 2017 7:59:09 AM- srilankaguardian.org
( September 21, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) The existence of so-called ‘baby farms’ was the most important reason for the Sri Lankan government to suspend […]
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Sep 21, 2017 8:48:16 AM- LBO.com
The UNP, the SLFP faction allied to the UNP, the Tamil National Alliance, the JVP and other yahapalana conspirators acting in concert have introduced changes to the provincial councils elections law in order to indefinitely postpone PC elections. Even though they tried earlier to introduce a constitutional amendment to extend the terms of the existing […]
Sep 21, 2017 7:58:30 AM- LBO.com
Sep 21, 2017 (LBO) – Saudi Arabia has lifted the ban on the Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) applications that meet their regulatory requirements, country’s Communications and Information Technology Ministry said. These applications include FaceTime, Snapchat, Skype, Line, Telegram, and Tango. Widely used WhatsApp and Viber have been excluded from the list citing regulations. Releasing […...
Sep 21, 2017 7:33:41 AM- hirunews.lk
Former cricketer Aravinda de Silva has lodged a complaint with Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team, alleging that a fake Face Book page is found under his name. He said that a wrong news item has been published about him through this fake FB page.... Read More
Sep 21, 2017 7:12:05 AM- hirunews.lk
A gazette to revise the charges of National Medicines Regulatory Authority will be presented to Parliament tomorrow for approval, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. The relevant gazette was issued on the 14th of June this year. The Ministry... Read More
Sep 21, 2017 7:11:57 AM- hirunews.lk
Sri Lanka Test Cricket team led by Dinesh Chandimal will leave for UAE on Sunday (24) to take on Pakistan in a 2-match Test series. The first Test will start on 28th of this month at Abu Dhabi. The second Test, in Dubai, will be a day-night... Read More
Sep 21, 2017 7:08:17 AM- hirunews.lk
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered police to carry out the standard procedures of his controversial war on drugs campaign even if his son is found guilty of criminal activities. Duterte sparked international criticism for his strong anti-drugs... Read More
Sep 21, 2017 6:57:30 AM- adaderana.lk
MP Udaya Gammanpila stated that that the claim made by Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, who stated that he was unable to attend the 72nd General Assembly of the UN as he could not obtain a Visa to travel to the Unites States, was a fabrication made to save face in the eyes of the public. .
Sep 21, 2017 6:52:47 AM- adaderana.lk
A woman who had fraudulently obtained money from people through Facebook social network was arrested in Weligama. .
Sep 21, 2017 6:04:04 AM- adaderana.lk
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has urged the people to unite and oppose the efforts rendered by the current government to destroy democratic institutions within Sri Lanka. .
Sep 21, 2017 6:01:27 AM- adaderana.lk
Health services in a large number of hospitals were interrupted as a result of the strike action launched by the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA). .
Sep 21, 2017 6:28:25 AM- hirunews.lk
David Stanford, President of Chartered Institute of Management Accountant has paid a courtesy call on Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mr. Mangala Samaraweera, today (21) at the Treasury. David Stanford had been accompanied by Venkkat Ramanan, Regional... Read More
Sep 21, 2017 5:46:43 AM- hirunews.lk
The occupants of a 6-storey building in Slave Island were evacuated, after it was found that the building was shaking. Police said that the officials from the National Building Research Organization and Disaster Management Center had inspected the building,... Read More
Sep 21, 2017 5:45:52 AM- hirunews.lk
The Deduru Oya Bridge on the Puttalam-Katugastota Road will be closed from next Monday (25) for 6 days. The Government Information Department said it will be closed for urgent repairs. During that period, Nikawaratiya Road on the Anuradhapura-Padeniya... Read More
Sep 21, 2017 5:42:29 AM- adaderana.lk
The Indian government agreed to provide funds according to the request made by Minister of Hill Country, New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development Palany Thigambaram who appealed for the provision of funds for the development of the estate community of Sri Lanka. .
Sep 21, 2017 5:20:58 AM- adaderana.lk
A suspect who was convicted for the murder of a family of four at Eppawela in Anuradhapura was sentenced to death by the Anuradhapura High court. .
Sep 21, 2017 4:58:16 AM- adaderana.lk
Speaking in parliament today (21), Leader of the Opposition R.Sampanthan appealed to the members of the House not to squander the opportunity to create a constitution with a substantial bi-partisan consensus that will be beneficial to every member of the Sri Lankan community creating an indivisible Sri Lanka. .
Sep 21, 2017 5:19:40 AM- srilankaguardian.org
India’s population which was around 35 crore in 1950 is now around 130 crore. by N.S.Venkataraman ( September 21, 2017, Chennai, Sri Lanka Guardian) Assam government […]
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Sep 21, 2017 5:03:02 AM- srilankaguardian.org
The May 18 Memorial Foundation, which should be a symbol of peaceful democratic human rights, has now been formally accused of corrupt practices. by Our Correspondent […]
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