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President is ready to address the UN General Assembly sessions

President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to address the 72nd UN General Assembly sessions in the wee hours of tomorrow, Sri Lankan time. The President...

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President is due to address the UN General Assembly sessions tomorrow

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived at the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York this morning Sri Lankan time to participate in the 72nd United...

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President is ready to address the UN General Assembly sessions

President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to address the 72nd UN General Assembly sessions in the wee hours of tomorrow, Sri Lankan time. The President...

20th Amendment needs a two third majority and also a referendum; SC determines

The Supreme Court has determined that the 20th Constitutional Amendment Bill needed a two thirds majority in Parliament and also should be subject to...

Electricity consumers call on the workers “don’t hinder us”

The public have vehemently emphasized to the Electricity Board workers not to put them into difficulty to win their demands. They pointed out that...

New Bill to replace the Prevention of Terrorism Act

Minister of Law and Order and Southern Development Sagala Ratnayake told Parliament today that initiatives will be taken to adopt a new Act instead...

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...