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Constitution being drafted with the inclusion of all views

State Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardena has said that the Constitution was being drafted with the inclusion of views of everyone even though various views...

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President returns home after a successful tour of the United States

President Mithripala Sirisena who was engaged in an official tour of the United States with the intention of participating in the 72nd sessions of...

Local

Coconuts from Coconut Board to reduce the price

Some unscrupulous traders are exploiting the people increasing the prices of coconut. The Coconut Cultivation Board has taken to launching a programme of selling...

Political conspirators are against the new Constitution; S.B. Dissanayake

Minister S.B. Dissanayake has said that it was political conspirators who are against a new voting system with the electorate system that would mete...

Fuel to be transported by train

Minister of Petroleum Resource Development Arjuna Ranatunge has referred to his desire of using trains to a considerable extent to transport fuel. The Minister...

100 percent tax imposed on imported big onions

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the Ministry of Finance to impose a hundred per cent tax on imported big onions. The President’s Media Division...

World

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...

Caribbean islands brace for powerful storm

Hurricane Irma has been upgraded to a powerful category four storm as warnings have been issued for several Caribbean islands. The hurricane had sustained...

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

“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...

“Marshall” will be released in October (Video)

“Marshall” is an upcoming American biographical thriller film directed by Reginald Hudlin and written by Michael and Jacob Koskoff starring Chadwick Boseman about the...