Feb 24, 2017 4:23:16 AM- dailymirror.lk
Parliamentary authorities have decided to prevent school children who visit the House from taking handkerchieves into the visitor’s gallery, informed sources said.
Feb 24, 2017 4:03:58 AM- dailymirror.lk
MP Wimal Weerawansa’s request that five members of the National Freedom Front (NFF) would function separately in Parliament was a strategy, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa said today.
Feb 23, 2017 11:56:09 PM- hirunews.lk
Three Russian athletes have been cleared to return to competition by the IAAFs doping review board. Russias athletics federation remains suspended from international competition after claims of state-sponsored doping. The three would compete as neutral... Read More
Feb 23, 2017 11:51:35 PM- hirunews.lk
Uber is being sued for stealing trade secrets and technology from Google. Waymo, set up by Google owner Alphabet, is taking legal action against Otto, Ubers self-driving vehicle unit that it bought last year for $700m. The lawsuit argues that former... Read More
Feb 23, 2017 11:43:06 PM- hirunews.lk
President Donald Trump has said he wants the United States to expand its nuclear arsenal, in his first comments on the issue since taking office. Trump said the US had fallen behind on nuclear weapon capacity and must be top of the pack. According to... Read More
Feb 23, 2017 11:38:07 PM- hirunews.lk
Marlon Samuels has called on the WICB to compromise in their selection policy after he was omitted from West Indies ODI squad, and suggested he could accept a Kolpak deal in county cricket if an agreement cannot be reached. Samuels, twice man of the... Read More
Feb 23, 2017 11:04:30 PM- hirunews.lk
The skipper of boat that capsized in the seas off Katukurunda, Kalutara was arrested. He was treated at Nagoda hospital following the accident. The incident that took place last Sunday caused 16 deaths. Read More
Feb 23, 2017 10:52:00 PM- hirunews.lk
Sri Lankan squad who successfully won the Twenty20 series against Australia returned to the island this morning. They were welcomed grandly at the airport, Hiru Correspondent said. Man of the series Asela Gunaratne received a high response from those... Read More
Feb 24, 2017 4:23:16 AM- dailymirror.lk
Parliamentary authorities have decided to prevent school children who visit the House from taking handkerchiefs into the visitor’s gallery, informed sources said.
Feb 24, 2017 3:52:21 AM- dailymirror.lk
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday that he was happy to note the decision of the Jathika Nidahas Peramuna (JNP) led by MP Wimal Weerawansa to function independently in Parliament.
Feb 24, 2017 3:01:15 AM- dailymirror.lk
President of Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC), Professor Carlo Fonseka was admitted to the National Hospital due to a brief illness. However, Hospital sources said Prof. Fonseka is to be discharged soon.
Feb 23, 2017 10:36:32 PM- hirunews.lk
Sri Lanka Navy arrested 18 people who attempted to illegally migrate to New Zealand via sea. They were arrested in Lellama area, Negombo this morning. Read More
Feb 23, 2017 10:30:57 PM- hirunews.lk
Health condition of the President of Sri Lanka Medical Council Prof. Carlo Fonseka who was hospitalized following a sudden heart ailment is not serious, Director of the National Hospital Dr. Anil Jasinghe said. However, he was sent for several medical... Read More
Feb 23, 2017 9:52:04 PM- adaderana.lk
The President of Indonesia Joko Widodo has invited Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to pay a state visit to his country immediately after his scheduled participation at the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Summit meeting to be held in Jakarta.
Feb 23, 2017 9:36:08 PM- adaderana.lk
Sri Lankan asylum seekers living in Hong Kong fear they are being illegally pursued by police after sheltering the US whistleblower Edward Snowden in the city.
Feb 23, 2017 9:18:34 PM- hirunews.lk
The President of Indonesia Joko Widodo has invited President Maithripala Sirisena for a state visit to Indonesia immediately after his scheduled participation at the Indian Ocean Rim Association Summit meeting to be held in Jakarta. The Indonesian Presidents... Read More
Feb 23, 2017 9:08:58 PM- hirunews.lk
The Mirihana special crimes investigations unit has arrested an individual who allegedly stole several laptops from 7 university hostels throughout the island, gaining access onto the premises by pretending to be a university student. Police noted... Read More
Feb 23, 2017 9:07:59 PM- hirunews.lk
UPFA general secretary Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said that a final decision would be taken at the next UPFA Central Committee meeting with regard to the request made regarding the NFF leaving the Alliance and working independently in parliament. The... Read More
Feb 23, 2017 8:45:47 PM- hirunews.lk
Prime expectation and the noble vision of all religions is to promote spiritual and moral well-being of humankind, President Maithripala Sirisena said in his Maha Shiva Rathri day message. He added that religions provide great relief to the people in... Read More
Feb 23, 2017 8:32:49 PM- hirunews.lk
Dr. Chandana Jayaratne, a senior astrophysicist at the Arthur. C. Clark Institute says that it has been estimated that it will be 80 years before a response is received to ascertain if life exists on NASA’s newly discovered exo-planets. NASA says... Read More
Feb 23, 2017 9:12:01 PM- adaderana.lk
President of the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) Professor Carlo Fonseka has been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital following a brief illness.
Feb 24, 2017 1:51:18 AM- dailymirror.lk
If the government opts for a Constitutional referendum, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will achieve its objectives regardless of the referendum results, the Joint Opposition (JO) said yesterday.
Feb 23, 2017 8:36:40 PM- hirunews.lk
Oscar-nominated actress Naomie Harris has said theres a very good chance Daniel Craig will return as 007, after speculation he may leave the role. The 40-year-old Moonlight star was speaking after she was awarded an OBE by the Queen at Buckingham Palace.... Read More
Feb 23, 2017 8:31:56 PM- hirunews.lk
Manager Claudio Ranieri has been sacked by Leicester City, nine months after leading them to the Premier League title. The Foxes are one point above the relegation zone with 13 matches left. The board reluctantly feels that a change of leadership, while... Read More
Feb 23, 2017 8:29:54 PM- hirunews.lk
US Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, has promised very significant tax reform before the Congressional break in August. In his first television interview, since taking office Mr Mnuchin said his priority was boosting growth. Mr Mnuchin said that... Read More
Feb 23, 2017 8:26:38 PM- hirunews.lk
Mexicos foreign minister has expressed irritation to President Donald Trumps envoys about recent US policies towards its southern neighbour. Luis Videgaray said he had told visiting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Mexico was worried about respect... Read More
Feb 23, 2017 8:15:36 PM- hirunews.lk
President of the Sri Lanka Medical Council Prof. Carlo Fonseka was admitted to the National Hospital following a sudden heart ailment has evening. He is currently receiving treatment at the hospital. Read More
Feb 23, 2017 8:37:45 PM- onlanka.com
NFF leader and Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa yesterday charged that some CID officers had assaulted a retired Army Intelligence Officer to get him to state what they wanted in connection with the Keith Noyahr investigation.
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Feb 24, 2017 12:41:37 AM- dailymirror.lk
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said China, Pakistan, Ukraine, Russia and Israel were the countries that supplied military equipment in the fight against terrorism at that time whereas India helped immensely in the provision of training for the security forces.