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Prime Minister extend best wishes to Mountaineer Johann Peiris

Prime Minister RanilWickremesinghe says that the second Sri Lankan, Johann Peiris, who is going to climb Mount Everest should be encouraged by all citizens....

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President thanks Russia for supporting to resolve tea ban.

The delegates of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Official Residence of the President, today. Five member delegation...

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Prime Minister says perpetrators will be penalized recovering the bond money that was defrauded

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has said that the country will be built under the good governance policy recovering the money that was defrauded from...

National Plan to wipe out bribery and corruption

An intellectual discourse was held today under the patronage of President’s Secretary Austin Fernando with respect to the crafting of a National Action Plan...

Official poll cards are mailed

Official poll cards have been handed over to the Postal Department. Commissioner General for Elections R.M.A.L. Ratnayake said that January 28th has been declared...

Cultural Pageant held under President’s patronage

A Cultural Pageant organized by the Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. The Pageant was...

World

Number of accidents increased

2544 people have died in accidents during the first nine months of this year. Police requests the drivers to prevent such accidents which occur...

Palestinians protest Trump’s Jerusalem move

Clashes erupted across the West Bank, as Palestinians protested against US President Donald Trump's recognition of the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital....

Art of pizza-making in Naples joins UNESCO heritage list

Traditional Neapolitan pizza makers, known as "Pizzaiuoli" celebrated by throwing dough in the air on the streets of Naples after being given special recognition...

Fighting between Syrian army and IS in eastern Syria

Fighting between Syrian soldiers and Islamic State group militants has been taking place in the region of the city of Al Bukamal in eastern...

Sports

Hathurusingha to become Sri Lanka Head Coach

Sources say that former Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha will be formally appointed as Sri Lanka Cricket's Head Coach on 20th of this month. The...

IOC deliberate of Russia doping ban

Under intense pressure from all sides, the International Olympic Committee is set to decide whether to ban Russia from next year's Winter Olympics over...

Russia’s long wait for World Cup is almost over

It is perhaps surprising that Russia has never hosted the FIFA World Cup, the biggest of single sport events. Given the poor recent results...

Rangana Herath to be rested

Sri Lanka cricket authorities have decided to drop ace spinner Rangana Herath from 3rd Test against India. Sources say he would be rested. Jeffery...

Entertainment

“Den of Thieves” will be released next month

“Den of Thieves” is an upcoming American heist action thriller film written and directed by Christian Gudegast. The film stars Gerard Butler, Curtis "50...

“Paddington 2” will be released next month

“Paddington 2” is a 2017 British live-action, animated adventure comedy film directed by Paul King and written by King and Simon Farnaby. Based on...

“The Commuter” scheduled to be released next month ( Video)

“The Commuter” is an upcoming action thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra from a screenplay by Byron Willinger, Philip de Blasi and Ryan Engle....

Cool alert! Tattoos you can listen to

The art of tattooing is leaving a brand new mark in this fast-moving age of technology. Tattoos are now being linked up to people’s smartphones...