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The Financial Crime Investigation Division (FCID) is currently recording a statement from former Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal with regard to the controversial hedging deal, police spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunas

The GCE Ordinary Level Examination 2014 results have been released, the Examinations Chief was quoted as telling media.

A Mihin Lanka flight bound for Bangladesh made an emergency landing at the Katunayake airport following a technical snag on Sunday (March 29) morning local media reported.

A clash broke out between two UPFA supporters at a maternity centre in the Pitipana area in Negombo during an event held to distribute nutrition packs among pregnant mothers, local media reported.

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Cinnamon Lakeside will be closed partially (for about seven months) resulting in at least 40 per cent of the rooms unavailable while work is carried out on its pergolas for emergency health and safety repairs, Cinnamon H

The week started on a slow note for the Colombo bourse on Monday with both indices losing value by midday with analysts saying this is a one month low.

The new Sri Lankan Government’s 100-day programme is unlikely to be met within the prescribed period, a respected Government politician said on Monday.

Three well-known Sri Lankan good governance activists on Friday filed a fundamental rights petition in the Supreme Court urging an independent investigation into the controversial Central Bank Treasury bond issue.

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With an influx of Cinderellas running around Hollywood lately, the British School of Colombo couldn’t have timed their production of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s ‘The Ash Girl’ more perfectly. Directed by Angelo Pere

International Women’s Day fell on March 8, and to honour women under the theme ‘Connecting Women. Inspiring Change. Making Progress’, will be an original play, sponsored by Citi bank on March 24 at the Cinnamon Gra

For certain, it would be hard to find a woman who is not captivated by exquisite, handmade lace and intricate hand embroidery. These beautiful techniques captured by Andrea Boekel in a range of home items such as table l

Sports

Mired in controversies owing to allegations of corruption, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is to be run by an interim committee, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was quoted as saying to media today. The new interim commi

(AFP) Australia lauded its World Cup winning team Monday for a "fairytale" victory on home soil over New Zealand, with praise heaped on retiring one-day captain Michael Clarke after a dream farewell. Clarke hit 74 as

(AFP) Colombo: Sri Lankan cricketing authorities blamed a lack of fitness and the poor form of the side`s top order batsmen for failing to progress beyond the quarterfinals of the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

World

British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived at Buckingham Palace for a private audience with Queen Elizabeth II on Monday that signals the official start of Britain s election campaign.

AFP— Thailand admitted today it “urgently” needs to improve airline safety procedures as several carriers face bans on new international flights after a UN aviation agency raised concerns.

The pilot who appears to have deliberately crashed a plane carrying 149 others into the French Alps received psychiatric treatment for a "serious depressive episode" six years ago, German tabloid Bild reported on Friday.

World Features

GANYIEL, South Sudan, March 25, 2015 (AFP) - Tepisha Nyakwach, aged 33 and a mother of 5, has an idea on how to end South Sudan's seemingly intractable civil war: let the country's 2 main rivals fight it out 1-on-1.

PARIS, March 25, 2015 (AFP) - Hundreds of landmarks from Paris' Eiffel Tower to the Seattle Space Needle will dim their lights on Saturday, as people around the world go briefly off-grid to mark Earth Hour with candlelig

BUJUMBURA, Burundi, March 25, 2015 (AFP) - As tensions mount in the central African nation of Burundi ahead of presidential elections, journalists and activists say they are paying an increasingly heavy price as standar

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