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UN Secretary General is due next week

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka next week. This was announced by his spokesman Stepahné Dujarric at...

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India is optimistic that Sri Lanka would fully use the Emergency...

India’s High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Y.K. Sinha is optimistic that Sri Lanka would make optimum use of the Emergency Ambulance Service provided to...

Local

PM reveals how Rajapaksa regime directed funds allocated for tourism to Local Government polls

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe revealed in Welimada today how funds allocated for tourist promotion was spent by the Rajapaksa regime for Local Government polls...

Deputy Minister Harsha de Silva says justice will be meted out to all journalists

Deputy Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva has said that justice will be meted out to all journalists who experienced injustice in the past. The...

Majority of local government members plan to join in the SLFP Convention

Former Local Government representatives of Kegalla have pointed out that a majority of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party members of the Kegalla District would...

Measures taken to determine the standard of vehicles transporting school children

A programme has been launched to improve the quality of the van service launched to transport school children. Accordingly statistics with respect to the...

World

Turkey PKK conflict: Eight police killed in Cizre bomb

A large car bomb has hit a riot police headquarters in Cizre, south-east Turkey, killing eight policemen and injuring more than 45. The huge...

Police Say At Least 20 Killed In Nepal Bus Accident

At least 20 people were killed and another 17 hurt when bus drove off a highway in Nepal and plunged into a river yesterday....

Somalia attack: Gunman storm beach restaurant in Mogadishu

At least seven people have been killed in a bomb and gun attack on a seaside restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Police said...

1 Killed In Belgium Sports Centre Blast: Agency

A suspected gas explosion at a sports centre in southern Belgium killed one person and seriously injured two others. The blast took place a...

Sports

Feyisa Lilesa fears for his life after Ethiopian government protest

Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon....

Lilian Calmejane clinches Stage 4

Colombia’s Darwin Atapuma took the overall lead of the Vuelta a Espana on a mountainous fourth stage won by breakaway rider Lilian Calmejane. The...

Olympic Flag Arrives in Tokyo For 2020 Olympics

The Olympic flag arrived in Tokyo as Japan's capital gears up to host the 2020 Olympics, with officials promising smooth sailing after Rio's sometimes...

Rheeder wins Red Bull Joyride event

It’s easy to see why Canada’s Whistler Mountain Bike Park is more commonly known as the Boneyard. It doesn’t care who you are, it...

Entertainment

“Morgan” scheduled to be released next month

“Morgan” is an upcoming 2016 American science fiction thriller film directed by Luke Scott and written by Seth Owen. The film features a large...

“The Sea of Trees” scheduled to be released this Friday

“The Sea of Trees” is a 2016 American drama mystery film directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Chris Sparling. The film stars...

Dil Se Clocks 18 Years. It’s Still Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Favourite’

Delivering a dialogue from his 1998 romantic-thriller, Dil Se, Shah Rukh Khan expressed gratitude to the movie's cast and crew as it completed 18...

Today’s Big Release: Happy Bhag Jayegi

Fun and romance is in the air this weekend as Happy Bhag Jayegi gear up for release. Starring Diana Penty, Abhay Deol, Ali Fazal...