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Water levels of Reservoirs affiliated to power plants decline

Water levels of main reservoirs affiliated to the hydropower stations have receded following the dry climatic conditions prevailing in several districts. The water capacity of...

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Prime Minister leaves for Switzerland to attend the World Economic Summit

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe left for Switzerland today to attend the World Economic Summit. The conference is slated to begin in the Davos City...

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Computerizing registration of merchant sailors takes place under the President’s patronage

The launch of the continuous release certificate according to a computerized procedure after registration of shipping sailors at the Shipping Trade Secretariat, took place...

World Economic Summit attended by the Prime Minister opens

The World Economic Summit attended by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe opened in Switzerland today. The World Economic Summit will continue till the 22nd of...

Lotteries will be sold at the old price

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the authorities concerned to maintain the price of a lottery at 20 rupees. State Minister Lakshman Yapa...

Government ready to reduce the rice price

Minister Ranjith Maddumabndara has given an assurance that the price of rice will be reduced within the next two weeks even by importing the...

World

Yemen conflict: At least 10,000 killed

The UN says at least 10,000 people have been killed in the war in Yemen between Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition supporting the...

5 killed in shooting at nightclub in Mexico

A Mexican police officer says a gunman has killed at least five people and wounded nine others at a nightclub in the Caribbean coast...

Villages cut off as river freezes in Bosnia

Several villages in Bosnia have been cut off as low temperatures and unprecedented snow storms continue to cover the Balkan country. Villagers from Putovici...

Berlin’s Tierpark: Baby polar bear is a male

Berlin's Tierpark zoo has finally found out the gender of its two-month old polar bear cub: it's a boy! The cub was born on...

Sports

Peter Nevil struck in the face by Brad Hodge’s flying bat

Australian wicketkeeper Peter Nevill has been ruled out for the remainder of the Big Bash season after suffering a bizarre facial injury as his...

Vendee Globe: Alex Thomson sets new world record

Welsh sailor Alex Thomson continued his great run of form, setting a world record for the most distance sailed solo in 24 hours in...

India v England: Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav lead stunning chase

A Virat Kohli masterclass helped India complete the highest successful chase in a one-day international against England and seal a three-wicket win. Chasing 351, India...

Teenager Sella wins Africa Eco Race

Gev Teddy Sella has won the Africa Eco Race in the motorcycle category for the first time in his fledgling career following the final...

Entertainment

“xXx: Return of Xander Cage” will be released this Friday (Video)

“xXx: Return of Xander Cage” is a 2017 American action film directed by D. J. Caruso and written by F. Scott Frazier. It stars...

DOLCE AND GABBANA COURT MILLENNIALS AT MILAN SHOW

Dolce and Gabbana have one-upped themselves, moving the young millennial crowd that has populated their front row in recent seasons onto the runway. Dolce and...

OK Jaanu Song Kaara Fankaara (Video)

Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor's rapport in OK Jaanu is the ideal example of the perfect no-strings-attached relationship. Kaara Fankaara, the new song...

“The Book of Love” scheduled to be released this Friday

“The Book of Love” is an American film directed and rewritten by Bill Purple from an original script by Robbie Pickering featuring Maisie Williams,...