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Commission on SriLankan will begin recording evidence: President

President Maithripala Sirisena has revealed that the recording of evidence at the Presidential Commission appointed to inquire into malpractices said to have taken place...

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The 39 SLFP members will remain with the President; Mahinda Samarasinghe

Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe has said that the 39 Members of Parliament of the Sri Lanka Freedom have decided to be with the President and...

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SLFP Central Committee decides to overhaul the Party

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party’s Central Committee has decided to overhaul the Party. This decision was reached when the Central Committee met yesterday under...

3000 Police Officers on duty in Colombo during Wesak

The Police will implement a special programme in view of security and the handling of vehicle movement during the Wesak season. Police Media Spokesman...

State Wesak Festival at Devagiri Raja Maha Vihare precincts in Kurunegala

All arrangements have been finalized for the conduct of the state Wesak Festival at the Devagiri Raja Maha Vihare precincts in Kurunegala. The Buddha...

Sarath Kumara released on bail

Indictments have been filed against six suspects including former Deputy Minister Sarath Kumara Gunaratne and five defendants, arrested on charges of misappropriating state funds...

World

Indians struggle to cool down in sweltering heat

Sweltering heat wave conditions continued to prevail in parts of northern India as temperatures crossed normal level, making it difficult for the people to...

Trump and Macron hint at new Iran nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have suggested there could be a new agreement on Iran's nuclear programme. After talks...

South Korea unveils a meeting room for Moon and Kim ahead of the inter-Korea...

South Korea unveiled a main meeting room for the inter-Korea summit as the two Koreas are set to hold a historic meeting between the...

Three suicide attacks rock Pakistani city of Quetta

Three suicide bombers attacked Pakistani police and paramilitary soldiers in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing six police and wounding another 15. One bomber...

Sports

Rashid Khan sinks Mumbai Indians

Rashid Khan proved yet again as to why he's the top-ranked bowler in T20 when he helped Sunrisers Hyderabad to dismantle Mumbai Indians in...

Australia’s Matthews sets the pace in the Tour of Romandie

Australian Michael Matthews took the prologue of the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland. Finishing narrowly ahead of local favourite Tom Bohli and Slovenia's Primoz...

DD vs KXIP: Punjab Beat Delhi by 4 Runs

Kings XI Punjab continued their impressive form as they edged out Delhi Daredevils by four runs in a closely-fought Indian Premier League encounter. Shreyas...

Athletes complete a trip along the ridge of the Alps from Austria to Nice...

Five athletes arrived after crossing the main ridge of the Alps from Reichenau a der Rax in Austria to the French city. Swiss Bernhard...

Entertainment

Game of Thrones new season scheduled to premiere in 2019

The eighth and final season of the fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones was announced by HBO. Unlike the first six seasons that...

Sustainability and Hello Kitty featured at Sao Paulo Fashion Week

Sao Paulo Fashion Week continued featuring basic designs based on a sustainability theme from Osklen and sparkling pieces from Samuel Cirnansck, featuring Hello Kitty....

Homegrown talent on show at Tbilisi fashion week

The 17th Tbilisi fashion week closed in the Georgian capital after four days and 20 events starring homegrown and local design talents. The Georgian...

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...