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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Police used tear gas to disperse a group of University students at Kollupitiya Junction yesterday afternoon (31), when they attempted to proceed towards Temple Trees on a protest march. The protest march, organized by the Inter University Student Federation (IUSF) over several demands had started from Sri Jayewardenepura University.
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Maldivian drug network busted in Sri Lanka
Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 13:10
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Maldivian Police have busted an international drug network operated by a group of Maldivians in Sri Lanka following a...   Read more...

UN Assistant Secretary-General to visit Sri Lanka
Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 12:07
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Mr. Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Chair, United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific and UNDP...   Read more...

Duminda Silva and 10 others released on bail
Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 11:52
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Reportedly, the Colombo High Court today (01) released United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Colombo District...   Read more...

FCID grills Former SLAF Commander
Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 10:16
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Former Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Air Chief Marshal Donald Perera is being questioned on MIG deal by the...   Read more...

ICC warns Sri Lanka Cricket of suspension
Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 10:14
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Chief Executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC) David Richardson in a letter to the Sri Lanka Cricket...   Read more...

SC to hear petitions against 19th Amendment today
Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 09:20
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - All petitions that have been documented on the 19th Amendment at the Supreme Court will be taken up for hearing today (01)....   Read more...

“Subjected to political witch hunt” - Former President claims
Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 09:07
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Amid claims by Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa that the new Sri Lankan Government is carrying out a “political...   Read more...

Lanka IOC seeks 30000 tonnes oil products
Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 08:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Lanka IOC, the Sri Lankan arm of Indian Oil Corp, is seeking 30,000 tonnes of gasoil and gasoline for delivery in April, a...   Read more...

Full-face helmet ban to reconsider
Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 07:03
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - There has been extensive consideration attracted to put off the Police decision to impose a ban on full-face helmets that...   Read more...

Suspect of Rathgama PS Chairman killing surrendered to Court
Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 06:55
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The main suspect of the murder of the Rathgama Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman surrendered to the Kalutara Magistrate Court...   Read more...

Sri Lanka, India holds joint Naval exercises
Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 06:18
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - On completion of their three-day visit, the Indian Naval Ships "TIR", "KESARI", "SUDARSHANI"...   Read more...

EU considers GSP+ and lifting of fish products ban
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Expressing deep appreciation over the new Government’s policies on improving human rights and strengthening democratic institutions, European Union Ambassador to Sri Readmore

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Muhammadu Buhari wins Nigeria Presidency
Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 11:23
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Former Military Ruler Muhammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win a Presidential Election in Nigeria.... Read more...
Hacker group Anonymous threatens Israel with ‘Electronic Holocaust’ [Video]
Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 09:27
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Cyber activist group Anonymous has released an internet video which threatens Israel with an “Electronic... Read more...
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Sri Lanka's growth slows to 7 pct in 2015 but outlook remains favorable - ADB
Saturday, 28 March 2015, 06:18
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Postwar economic recovery in Sri Lanka is expected to moderate in 2015 to 7 percent from 7.4 percent the previous year as... Read more...
Sri Lanka commences GSP+ process with EU
Thursday, 26 March 2015, 11:09
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - As bilateral trade between European Union (EU) and Sri Lanka edged the $5Bn mark, Sri Lanka commenced talks on the recovery... Read more...
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Kyle Mills retires from all cricket
Wednesday, 01 April 2015, 11:05
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Pace bowler Kyle Mills has followed team mate Daniel Vettori into retirement from International Cricket after New... Read more...
Daniel Vettori announces his retirement
Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 10:07
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Daniel Vettori has confirmed his retirement from International Cricket, declaring that the World Cup final against Australia... Read more...
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Ryan Reynolds Tweets first look at Deadpool suit
Saturday, 28 March 2015, 14:45
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Ryan Reynolds took to Twitter Friday to unveil the suit he dons as the titular super-powered antihero in Marvel’s... Read more...
Anushka Sharma spotted cheering Virat Kohli
Friday, 27 March 2015, 09:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - According to a report on, India’s Vice-Captain Virat Kohli's 'my love', Anushka Sharma,... Read more...
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Free Wi-Fi access from today
Monday, 30 March 2015, 14:12
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Government today (30) announced the 26 location where free Wi-Fi facility will be available. Accordingly the service... Read more...
Gold smuggled from Lanka seized at Kochi
Monday, 30 March 2015, 13:36
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Officials of the Customs Air Intelligence Unit at the Cochin International airport in Kochi on Sunday (29) seized about 400... Read more...
All island best results for G.C.E. (O/L) released
Monday, 30 March 2015, 12:48
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The all island best results for General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level (O/L) Examination were released today... Read more...
G.C.E. (O/L) results released
Monday, 30 March 2015, 12:47
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Reportedly, the results of General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level (O/L) Examination held in December 2014... Read more...
Lankan arrested on charges of rape
Monday, 30 March 2015, 11:13
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Kottakuppam Police on Sunday (29) arrested two persons including a Sri Lankan Tamil refugee on charges of abducting and... Read more...
UN Special Rapporteur on truth and justice arrives in Sri Lanka
Monday, 30 March 2015, 08:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence... Read more...
Three Russian Naval ships arrives at Colombo
Monday, 30 March 2015, 07:03
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Three Russian ships “Admiral Panteleev”, “Pechenga” and “SB-522”, arrived at the Port of... Read more...
Government extends terms of Local Government Bodies
Monday, 30 March 2015, 06:51
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Minister of Public Administration, Buddha Sasana and Democratic Governance Karu Jayasuriya stated that the Government... Read more...
Pakistan expresses deep shock and grief over the demise of President’s brother
Sunday, 29 March 2015, 09:52
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan at Colombo, Dr. Sarfraz Sipra expresses deep shock, heartfelt condolences and... Read more...
Two Indians nabbed for gold smuggling
Sunday, 29 March 2015, 07:03
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Two Indian nationals were arrested last night (28) at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) with gold hidden in their... Read more...

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Former President at Liberty Cinema
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa reportedly been seen at Liberty Cinema in Colombo, today (01). He was there to watch Maharaja Gemunu.
Namal pays last respect to Priyantha Sirisena
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Hambantota District Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa, the eldest son of the Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, had yesterday (30) visited residence of late Priyantha Sirisena, the brother of President Maithripala Sirisena, to pay his last respect.
But first, let me take a selfie
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Reportedly, over twenty-six Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Parliamentarians have attended a public rally held in Ratnapura urging Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to be nominated as the party’s Prime Ministerial Candidate on Thursday (26).
Hirunika slams S. B. Dissanayake
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - “I got out from the Mahinda Rajapaksa Government risking my life for a change, but if that change is not happening I am not thinking twice to get out of this Government too,” Western Provincial Council Member Ms. Hirunika Premachandra stated.
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No deal to restart Chinese Port project
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka has yet to resolve a dispute with China over a $1.4 billion development in Colombo despite a state visit to Beijing last week, the Deputy Minister of External Affairs Ajith P. Perera said on Monday (30).
India and Sri Lanka to fight ISI influence
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Following a change in regime in Sri Lanka, India intelligence agencies will engage with their Sri Lankan counterparts to crack down on what they describe as the “growing influence of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)” in the region, particularly with the active support of the staff of Pakistan’s Embassy in Colombo, The Asian Age reported.
Chinese Premier assures fullest cooperation for Sri Lanka
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang yesterday (26) expressed his contentment over the program carried out by the new Sri Lankan Government. "Me and my Government will extend our fullest cooperation and support to the Sri Lankan Government," Prime Minister Li Keqiang said during bilateral discussions held between him and President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday evening.
China wish to further boost relations between the two nations
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena has held talks with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Thursday (26) in Beijing at the start of his first visit to the Asian giant since taking office in January.
Indo-Lanka fishermen talks end on a positive note
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The talks between Sri Lankan and Indian fishermen held in Chennai on Tuesday (24) ended on a positive note with the Indian fishers agreeing to abandon trawling in the Palk Strait in three years time. Trawling by Indian fishermen in the Palk Strait had been a bone of contention between the fishers of both the countries.
Colombo Port City would not affect the deep rooted Sino-Lanka ties
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Sri Lankan Government has reiterated that it would work hard to continue the strategic partnership with the Chinese Government, Special Envoy to Sri Lanka and Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Liu Jianchao stated yesterday (23).
New Cabinet, State, and Deputy Ministers revealed
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Eleven Cabinet Ministers, five State Ministers, and ten Deputy Ministers were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat on Sunday (22). President Maithripala Sirisena had authorized these appointments.
USCIRF notes progress in Sri Lanka
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) delegation, which visited to Sri Lanka to evaluate the atmosphere for religious freedom, human rights, and tolerance, have noted progress on the issues in Sri Lanka since the nation's Presidential Election in January.