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President positively responds to requests by children of Madukanda National School

There are administrators who inquired into the wellbeing of the children as in during ancient past. The President made this reference recollecting the past...

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Deposit of treasure in the Moragahakanda Kaluganga dam will take place...

The deposit of treasure in the Kaluganda Dam of the Moragahakanda Kaluganga Reservoir is scheduled to take on Monday under the patronage of the...

Local

PM says Government cannot be toppled by rogues

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe says that the Government cannot be toppled by the pressures exerted by the rogues. He said that certain print media...

Government to purchase power

Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya says that the Government is prepared to add power generated by the private producers to the national grid by paying them...

Treasure items in the Moragahakanda reservoir

All measures are in place to deposit treasure items in the main dam of the Moragahakanda - Kaluganga reservoir project which is considered to...

Vidya Amarapala cleared by FCID

The name of Consultant of Mega polis and Western Province Development Ministry Vidya Amarapala was mentioned among the names of Sri Lankans who have...

World

Five suspects charged over Nice attack

Five suspects have appeared in court in France charged with terror offences in relation to the Nice lorry attack in which 84 people were...

India searches for missing plane

An Indian military plane with more than 20 people on board has gone missing over the Bay of Bengal, the Indian air force (IAF)...

US: Black man ‘shot by police’ while helping patient

A black therapist in the US state of Florida trying to calm a man with autism in the middle of the street says he...

Over 1,000 migrants rescued in the Med

Rescue boats recovered the bodies of 17 migrants and plucked 1,128 survivors from the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily, a day after 22 corpses...

Sports

Silk Way Rally: Organisers forced to cancel Stage 11 due to extreme weather conditions

Stage 11 of the Silk Way Rally was cancelled due to extreme weather conditions in the Gansu Province in China. An overnight sandstorm forced...

Chris Froome edges closer to third Tour de France title

Britain’s Chris Froome took another big step towards a third Tour de France title when he dropped his main rivals in the finale of...

Olympic rings unveiled on Copacabana in Rio

Olympic rings made with recyclable material were unveiled on Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro. The rings, three meters tall and six meters wide...

Silk Way Rally: Peterhansel bounces back to claim Stage 10

France’s Stephane Peterhansel produced a superb display to secure Stage 10 of the Silk Way Rally. The Dakar champion and his experienced co-driver Jean-...

Entertainment

Actors Deepika Padukone, Fawad Khan model in Malhotra couture show

Indian actress Deepika Padukone and Pakistani actor Fawad Khan took to the runway for veteran designer Manish Malhotra's new collection, called "The Persian Story."...

Corden hits the road with the first lady

US First Lady Michelle Obama took part in TV host James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke" segment on The Late Late Show that aired. The pair,...

“Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV” will be released theatrically in next month

“Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV” is a 2016 computer-animated science fantasy film directed by Takeshi Nozue, written by Takashi Hasegawa, and produced by Hajime Tabata....

“Kubo and the Two Strings” scheduled to be released in next month

“Kubo and the Two Strings” is an upcoming American 3D stop-motion fantasy action adventure film produced by Laika for Focus Features. It is being...