Teenage stowaway on plane survives flight

A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite  Read more...
  | Apr 21, 2014 02:47 pm

Police say tractors prohibited from transporting passengers

Police Headquarters states that the transportation of passengers by tractors and Landmasters is prohibited. Read more...
  | Apr 21, 2014 02:40 pm

 IPL corruption claims: BCCI appoints investigative panel

India’s cricket board has appointed a three-member investigative panel to look into allegations of corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Read more...
  | Apr 21, 2014 11:57 am

Woman killed in Chilaw accident

A woman was killed and another person sustained injuries in an accident which took place in Marawila, along the Chilaw – Negombo Main Road. Read more...
  | Apr 21, 2014 11:55 am

 Nokia phones to be renamed ‘Microsoft Mobile’

Ahead of the closure of Nokia-Microsoft deal before the end of April, a leaked letter in Finland shows that Nokia Oyj will be soon renamed Microsoft Mobile Oy. Read more...
  | Apr 21, 2014 11:53 am

Actions of sunken ferry crew ‘akin to murder’ : South Korean President

The actions of the captain and crew of the sunken ferry Sewol “are akin to murder,” South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday.

Her comments come after a radio transcript released a day earlier suggested that passengers aboard the doomed South Korean ferry couldn’t reach lifeboats to escape because the ship tilted so quickly that it left many of them unable to move.

  | Apr 21, 2014 11:51 am

Fire breaks out at polythene factory in Homagama

A major fire has broken out at a polythene manufacturing  Read more...
  | Apr 20, 2014 12:16 pm

Police reject kidney racket behind Indian’s death

Sri Lankan Police today rejected reports of a suspected  Read more...
  | Apr 20, 2014 12:15 pm

Two dead, 5 injured after three-wheeler and jeep collide

Two persons including an elderly woman were killed and another 5 persons were wounded after a three-wheeler collided with a jeep near the Ohalpala junction on the Narammala-Kuliyapitiya road. Read more...
  | Apr 20, 2014 09:27 am

Buddhist monk assaulted in Elpitiya dies of injuries

The Chief Incumbent of the Saranankara Temple in Elpitiya" Wettewe Pagnnakeerthi Thero" who was being Read more...
  | Apr 19, 2014 03:07 pm

Defence Ministry refutes ‘false’ allegations over Willpattu

The Ministry of Defence & Urban Development and the Sri Lanka Navy on Friday refuted the allegations  Read more...
  | Apr 19, 2014 12:19 pm

Bus driver arrested after youth dies in crash

A 19)year)old youth was killed and a woman was critically injured after a motorcycle collided head)on Read more...
  | Apr 19, 2014 12:18 pm

NY judge upholds charges against Rajaratnam’s brother

A judge has declined to toss out federal fraud charges against the brother of a one)time billionaire hedge fund Read more...
  | Apr 19, 2014 10:15 am

Five dead after van falls into lake in Kataragama

Five persons" including three women" have been reported dead after the van they were traveling in fell into the Read more...
  | Apr 19, 2014 10:14 am

Sanga officially retires from T20I - SLC

Kumar Sangakkara has officially tendered his resignation from 
  | Apr 18, 2014 05:04 pm

 It was a toy pistol - Hambantota Mayor claims

I was carrying a toy pistol and rushed to the scene to  Read more...
  | Apr 18, 2014 04:17 pm

Nine dead after tractor falls into canal

Nine people have died after a tractor that was transporting  Read more...
  | Apr 18, 2014 04:16 pm

Police nab 1488 drunk drivers

The Police Department today revealed that 1488 motorists 
  | Apr 18, 2014 04:15 pm

Over 30 tea pluckers stung by hornets

Over 30 female tea pluckers in Dickoya, Hatton were stung by hornets at around 10.30am today, the Ada Derana reporter confirmed. Fifteen of those stung have been admitted to the Dickoya Base Hospital.  Read more...
  | Apr 18, 2014 01:03 pm

Centre, Tamil Nadu failed to protect fishermen - Modi

A day after Congress president Sonia Gandhi said that UPA had done a lot for the welfare of fishermen in Tamil Nadu at a meeting in Kanyakumari, BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi chose the same spot to hit back at the Congress alleging that the party stood a silent spectator as TN fishermen were killed.
  | Apr 18, 2014 01:00 pm

Three designate diplomats named

Prof. Sudharshan Seneviratne has been named High Commissioner designate to India while Prasad Kariyawasam ambassador designate to USA and Karunatilake Amunugama ambassador designate to Germany.

  | Apr 18, 2014 09:46 am
TV Derana picks up 4 awards at State Television Awards
Today is Good Friday where Christians the world over  Read more...
 | Apr 18, 2014 04:18 pm
IGP N.K. Ilangakoon presented gifts and cash to the two  Read more...
 | Apr 10, 2014 03:54 pm
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