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Grama Shakthi to eradicate poverty

The Grama Shakthi program which was implemented under the President’s initiative to eradicate poverty in the island is in the full swing. Grama Shakthi was...

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President and Prime Minister instruct granting immediate relief to affected families

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the related sectors to take initiatives to grant immediate relief to all people impacted by the adverse...

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Grama Shakthi to eradicate poverty

The Grama Shakthi program which was implemented under the President’s initiative to eradicate poverty in the island is in the full swing. Grama Shakthi was...

More than 68,000 people victimized by the rain havoc

The National Disaster Management Center announces that more than 68,000 people have been affected by the inclement weather situation in the country. The Center...

The treasury issues funds to implement relief measures

Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera has given instructions to the treasury to issue funds to carry out activities targeting the flood...

Bus fare hike will be in effect from midnight, today

The cabinet has given its approval to increase bus fare by 12.5 percent from midnight, today. The minimum fare will be 12 rupees. The...

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Pakistan heatwave kills 65 people in Karachi – welfare organisation

A heatwave has killed 65 people in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi over the past three days, amid fears the death toll could climb...

Australian court convicts archbishop for concealing child sex abuse

An Australian archbishop was found guilty of concealing child sex abuse by a priest, which Australian media said made him the most senior Catholic...

South Korean president arrives in the United States

South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in the Unites States yesterday to meet President Donald Trump three weeks before an unprecedented U.S.-North Korea summit...

Lava from Hawaii’s volcano reaches sea, creates toxic cloud

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has created a potentially deadly new hazard for local residents as lava flows pouring into the Pacific Ocean Sunday could produce...

Sports

Wolfsburg stays in Bundesliga with win over Holstein Kiel

Wolfsburg are assured a place in the Bundesliga next year, after a win over Holstein Kiel yesterday . Hosts Kiel faced the difficult task...

IPL 2018 : CSK takes on SRH in first playoff

The first playoff game of 2018 Indian Premier League will be played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings this evening . It will...

Ogier crashes out of Rally Portugal

World Rally Championship leader Sebastian Ogier crashed out of the Rally Portugal yesterday ending up in a bunch of trees. Ogier got out of...

Colombian Egan Bernal races to Tour of California stage six win and yellow jersey

Colombian Egan Bernal rode to a dominating stage six win yesterday to easily grab the overall lead at the Tour of California. Team Sky...

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“ Uncle Drew ” set to be released next month

Uncle Drew is an upcoming American sports comedy film directed by Charles Stone III and written by Jay Longino. It stars Kyrie Irving as...

American Animals

American Animals is a 2018 British-American crime drama film written and directed by Bart Layton. It stars Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, and...

Jurassic World scheduled to be released

Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom is an upcoming American science fiction adventure film directed by J. A. Bayona. The film is the sequel to Jurassic...

“Escape Plan 2: Hades” will be released end of next month

“Escape Plan 2: Hades” is an upcoming action film directed by Steven C. Miller. It is the sequel to the 2013 film Escape Plan....