Nepalese rescue members move the body of a victim from the collapsed Darahara Tower in Kathmandu. (Photograph: Prakesh Mathema/AFP)

"I have lost faith in all astrologers"
Mahinda slams new
 regime over graft probe


COLOMBO, (AFP) - Former Sri Lankan strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa Wednesday accused the new government of pursuing a witch-hunt against his family as he and his brother prepared to be interrogated by anti-corruption investigators.

The 69-year-old, who lost a presidential election in January, accused his successor Maithripala Sirisena of trying to intimidate him ...



Major security breach at President’s meeting

A personal bodyguard of Namal Rajapaksa had breached a security cordon and carried a concealed weapon into a "sterile area" where President Maithripala Sirisena was addressing party supporters at Angunakolapelessa ...

The 100-Day Question: Will President Sirisena dissolve parliament and call the Rajapaksa bluff?


If there is ever a time for political leadership to act in disregard of consensus, it is now. There was a time in Sri Lankan politics when that master rhetorician Colvin R. de Silva presaged the governing style of the SLFP-LSSP-CP United Front as one t...

ArcGIS powers The Sri Lanka Survey Departments’ ‘Online’ Land Information System 


The Survey Department of Sri Lanka (SDSL) completed a recent upgrade to their ‘Online’ Land Information System (LIS) which was implemented using ArcGIS as the Software Platform.ArcGISis the world leading software in geographical informat...

Adopting Pakistan’s policies


Pakistan cricket, it seems, has hit rock bottom. Earlier this week, they suffered a heavy 3-0 defeat against minnows Bangladesh. As criticism mounted on the Pakistan team, a stern voice in the form of their former captain Misbah-ul-Haq spoke in supp...



Which Sri Lankan cricketer should be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame first?
Duleep Mendis
Arjuna Ranatunga
Aravinda de Silva
Sanath Jayasuriya
Muttiah Muralitharan
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