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President elaborates on the programme mooted to build unity among communities

President Maithripala Sirisena has emphasized that the same groups that acted against the Muslim people to divide the government and Muslim community in the...

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Ven. Gnanasara Thera who surrendered to courts is granted bail thrice

Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary the Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera was today enlarged on bail on three occasions. The Ven Thera was released...

Local

President claims he does not accuse university students with respect to conspiracies of uncivilized...

President Maithripala Sirisena has said that a new policy will be introduced pertaining to the appointment and transfers of teachers. The President pointed out...

Stern legal action will be taken against those who damage public property

Initiatives are being taken to strictly enforce the law under the Public Property Act, against persons who had inflicted damages to state property. This...

Doctor’s strike continues amidst protests by patients

Severe protests have been raised by the public over the continued work stoppage launched by the Government Medical Officers Association today against the eviction...

Ifthar Festival at the Government Information Department

An Ifthar Festival organized by the Government Information Department Complex was held at the Departmental premises. This Ifthar Dinner organized with the representation of all...

World

London Council Chief quits amid Grenfell criticism

The chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea council has resigned amid criticism over the borough's response to the Grenfell Tower fire. Nicholas Holgate said...

Battle for Mosul: Destruction of al-Nuri mosque ‘shows IS defeated’

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the destruction of an ancient mosque in the city of Mosul is "an official declaration of defeat" by...

England v South Africa: Alex Hales & Jonny Bairstow seal crushing T20 win

England responded to their Champions Trophy disappointment with a nine-wicket win against South Africa in the first of three Twenty20 internationals. England was excellent...

High temperatures set to continue across Europe

Across Europe there were scenes reminiscent of full summer as temperatures soared in an intense heat wave. In France, Parisians and tourists cooled themselves...

Sports

SLC announces high tension extensive Physical Fitness

Sri Lanka Cricket yesterday announced that it had established a high-profile evaluation and monitoring committee headed by Asanka Gurusinha to oversee the physical fitness...

England v South Africa: Alex Hales & Jonny Bairstow seal crushing T20 win

England responded to their Champions Trophy disappointment with a nine-wicket win against South Africa in the first of three Twenty20 internationals. England was excellent...

Anil Kumble Resigns As Team India Coach

Anil Kumble resigned as the coach of the Indian cricket team. This came after the Board of Control for Cricket in India decided to not renew...

Andy Murray admits shock Queen’s Club exit is ‘not ideal’ ahead of Wimbledon

Andy Murray admitted his shock first-round exit at Queen's Club to Australia's Jordan Thompson was "a big blow" ahead of his Wimbledon title defence....

Entertainment

MOM (Video)

Mom is an upcoming Indian thriller film directed by Ravi Udyawar and produced by Boney Kapoor, Sunil Manchanda, Mukesh Talreja, Naresh Agarwal and Gautam...

“Blind” movie will be released next month (Video)

“Blind” is a 2017 American drama film directed by Michael Mailer and written by John Buffalo Mailer. The film stars Alec Baldwin, Demi Moore,...

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” will be released end of this month (Video)

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man. Co-produced by Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios and distributed...

Donatella Versace’s latest collections

Donatella Versace's collection for next spring and summer is meant as a tribute to her late brother, Gianni Versace, who was the creative force...