Aug 232016
 
KB3189866 Issue (13.09.2016) : 'Windows 10 Anniversary Update' Issues

Microsoft Apologizes For Failing To Communicate Windows 10 Anniversary Update Issue With Webcams (22.08.2016 – tomshardware.com) The Windows 10 Anniversary Update, which was the operating system’s biggest update since it launched last year, seems to have caused many users’ webcams to freeze. The issue comes from a change Microsoft made in how apps can access

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Jul 212016
 

(21.07.2016 – abc.net.au) Until today, Kickass Torrents (KAT) was one of the most visited websites on the internet and brought in tens of millions of dollars a year in advertising. Now, the website is no more. It has disappeared from the internet and its 30-year-old alleged founder and operator, Ukranian Artem Vaulin, has been arrested

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Jun 112016
 

(10.06.2016 – army.lk) Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army, expressing his deepest regret over the unexpected inferno at the ammunition dump in the Army camp complex at Salawa, Kosgama during a Press briefing, held this afternoon (10) at the affected camp premises itself, assured that the Army, assisted by sister services and

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Mar 192016
 
The ‘Electricity power Mafia’

(19.03.2016 – From lankaenews.com) An independent group of engineers of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has in a letter addressed to prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe given details of an electricity  Power Mafia within the CEB. A copy of that  letter has been sent to Lanka e news too. Based on what this group had revealed,

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Feb 212016
 
Anton Jones passes away

(21.02.2016 – 19:17 SLT – dailymirror.lk) Veteran singer Anton Jones who has excelled in the Sri Lankan music scene for more than five decades, passed away today at the age of 79, the Sri Lanka Singers Association announced a short while ago. Anton who was born on June 3, 1937 in Hulstdorf, had released almost

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Jan 122016
 

(11.01.2016 6:22 pm IST – in.reuters.com) COLOMBO : An unidentified investor has promised to park $1 billion in dollar deposits in Sri Lanka to help the island nation defend its currency, the finance minister told Reuters, in an unusual move that highlights the country’s precarious finances. Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake declined to reveal the identity

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Jan 122016
 
Colombo Royal College Principal removed

(12.01.2016 – 02:54 SLT – dailymirror.lk) Colombo Royal College Principal Upali Gunasekera has been transferred to the Education Ministry with immediate effect, informed sources said yesterday. Mr. Gunasekera, who was the Principal of the Royal College since 2003, has been transferred pending an investigation, they said. Meanwhile, Thurstan College Principal B.A. Abeyratne is tipped to

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Jan 102016
 

(10.01.2016 – 15:43 SLT – dailymirror.lk) The Buddha Sasana Karya Sadhaka Mandalaya comprising of the Maha Sangha and several leading Buddhist organizations have appealed to President Maithripala Sirisena that article 9 of the present Constitution, which ensures that Buddhism be given the foremost place and also guarantees that it is the duty of the state

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Dec 162015
 
Kotakethana DNA tests point to Suspect’s Culpability In Six Killings

(16.12.2015 – 09:00 SLT – mirrorcitizen.dailymirror.lk) The CID yesterday informed Court that the DNA tests on the samples obtained from the 37-year-old suspect had matched the DNA tests on the objects recovered from the locations and the bodies of six women killed at Kahawatta, Kotakethana and the surrounding areas. The suspect has been arrested on

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Dec 062015
 
‘Stop human cruelty’…

(02.12.2015 – adaderana.lk) The National Sangha Council today (Dec. 02) staged a protest against the killing and inhumane torture of Sri Lankan domestic workers in Saudi Arabia, in the wake of recent reports regarding a maid being sentenced to be stoned to death. The group also handed over a letter to the Saudi Embassy in

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