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PM commissions Sri Lanka Navy’s second Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has commissioned the second Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel of Sri Lanka Navy. The commissioning took place at the Eastern Container...

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President says Sri Lanka’s main concern is achieving a sustainable future

Sustainability is a term in the development terminology. Therefore, every Government focuses on it. Achieving a Sustainable future is as in many other countries,...

Local

Red Notice issued against Arjun

Interpol has issued ‘Red Notice’ against former Central Bank Governor Arjun Mahendran. The Police Headquarters announced that the Red Notice has been issued in...

57th model village “Mihidumgama” opened

The fifty seventh model village established under the Shelter for All model village programme has been vested in the public. “Mihidumgama” is the latest...

Army soldier and Police Sergeant killed in an accident

A Police sergeant and an Army soldier have died in a collision of two motorbikes in the Chilaw area. The Police said that the...

Arrangements finalized to open Mihindugama model village

“Mihidumgama” is a model village constructed in the Kirigankumbura area at Ududumbara in Kandy. Arrangements have been finalized to vest this model village in...

World

Cuba swears in Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Castro as president

Cuban Communist Party stalwart Miguel Diaz-Canel replaced Raul Castro as president a new chapter for the island after nearly sixty years of rule by...

Disabled Indian man sets up water stalls to help commuters beat the heat

As mercury hovers around 40 degrees Celsius mark in some parts of India, shelters offering free service for drinking water to beat the heat...

British police sweep area around Windsor castle ahead of royal wedding

Police in Windsor, where Prince Harry will marry American actress Meghan Markle next month, said they had begun one of the biggest security operations...

U.S. Senate votes to allow members’ newborn babies into chamber

Newborn babies will now be allowed on the Senate floor after senators voted unanimously to approve the rule change. The measure was initiated by...

Sports

Lance Armstrong settles $100m US government lawsuit for $5m

Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay $5m to the US government to settle a long-running lawsuit that could have cost him $100m in damages....

Referees train with VAR ahead of World Cup

FIFA World Cup referees were training with the contentious Video Assistant Referee technology in Florence as they prepare for June's tournament. Spectators at World...

Dimitrov and Zverev forced to fight for wins at Monte Carlo Masters

Fourth seed Grigor Dimitrov survived a scare against Pierre-Hugues Herbert before holding his nerve to win 3-6 6-2 6-4 in the second round of...

Sweden’s Tjader sets new record at SlopeX event

Sweden's Jesper Tjader wowed the crowds at the Audi Nines SlopeX event in Austria with a record-setting trick.The 23-year-old became the first person to...

Entertainment

Ariana Grande’s uplifting new single alludes to Manchester

Ariana Grande has returned with her first new music since the terrorist bombing that killed 22 people outside her Manchester Arena show in May...

Upcoming New Movie – Dark Crimes

“Dark Crimes” is a 2018 Polish-American detective drama film directed by Alexandros Avranas and written by Jeremy Brock. It is based on David Grann's...
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“Animal Crackers” will be released end of this month

“Animal Crackers” is a 2018 American-Spanish 3D computer animated comedy fantasy film, co-directed by Scott Christian Sava and Tony Bancroft and written by Sava...

“Deadpool 2” scheduled to be released in May

“Deadpool 2” is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Deadpool, distributed by 20th Century Fox. It is intended to...