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President inaugurates 3rd Biennial Meeting of South Asian Society for Sexual...

The 3rd Biennial Meeting of South Asian Society for Sexual Medicine is being held in Sri Lanka. The inaugural ceremony of the Meeting was held at the BMICH under the...

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Prime Minister makes clarifications at the Bond Commission

The Presidential Commission inquiring into the Treasury Bond scam has expressed its thanks to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe for arriving at the Commission to...

Local

18,500 projects operative in schools

Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has said that 18,500 projects are operative in schools within the island. The Minister further said that the Government was...

Ordinary Level Examination begins on 12 Dec

All arrangements have been finalized to hold the G.C.E, Ordinary level Examination from the 12th to the 21st of next month. The Examinations Department...

Illegal timber seized

Two suspects who were engaged in the transport of a stock of teak has been apprehended. They were taken into custody by the Police....

Prime Minister visits Gintota

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe says that legal action will be taken against all those who tried to create an unnecessary clash in the Gintota...

World

Government Hospital surgical theatres to function round the clock

Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne has said that the Government is mulling over a programme of implementing all surgical theatres of Government Hospitals round the...

India baby deaths: Second hospital probed

Indian police are investigating the deaths of dozens of newborns at a hospital in Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh. Forty-nine children died at Ram Manohar Lohia...

Save the Children warns of unlivable conditions in Gaza

One million children are suffering from "unlivable" conditions in the Gaza Strip. The besieged Palestinian territory, where more than two million people live, has...

North Korea nuclear crisis: Kim Jong-un ‘begging for war’

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is "begging for war" with his latest and most powerful nuclear bomb test. Nikki Haley told an emergency meeting...

Sports

England come back to win after Slovakia strike early

England survived a scare as they came from behind to beat Slovakia at Wembley and take a giant stride towards qualification for next summer's...

Juan Martin del Potro to face Roger Federer in last eight

Juan Martin del Potro came back from two sets down and saved two match points to beat sixth seed Dominic Thiem in a raucous...

Mahaweli Games will begin on the 29th

The 29th Mahaweli Games which depicts the sports talents of Mahaweli children will begin on the 29th of this month. It is planned to...

India thrashes Sri Lanka by 168 runs in 4th ODI

Captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma hit centuries to propel India to a crushing 168 run win over Sri Lanka in the fourth one...

Entertainment

World’s largest Cinema City in Hyderabad

The world’s largest cinema city considered to be the Dream town of the Hindi Cinema is situated in Hyderabad in India. It spans 2000...

“American Made” will be released in this month (Video)

“American Made” is a 2017 American biographical crime film directed by Doug Liman, written by Gary Spinelli and starring Tom Cruise. The plot focuses...

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” scheduled to be released in next month (Video)

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” is an upcoming action spy comedy film co-written, co-produced and directed by Matthew Vaughn. It is a sequel to the...

“American Assassin” will be released in next month (Video)

“American Assassin” is an upcoming action thriller film directed by Michael Cuesta and written by Stephen Schiff and Marshall Herskovitz, based on Vince Flynn's...