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Stay Order issued on FCID over Gotabhaya trial extended till Jan...

The Stay Order issued by the Court of Appeal on the Financial Crimes Investigation Department preventing any action against former Secretary of Defence Gotabhaya...

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Prime Minister announces that the festive relief package will be operative...

The Government has decided to provide the relief package planned to be given to the people until April next year. This has been revealed...

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JO activists cross over to UNP

A strong group of activists of the Joint Opposition from the Thirappone area has joined the United National Party. The group that crossed over...

Sanath Bandara and Rathkarawwe Jinarathana Thera given bail

Sanath Bandara and the Ven. Rathkarawwe Jinarathana Thera, members of the Inter University Students Federation have been enlarged on bail. They were released...

24 Police Officers transferred

24 Police Officers have been given transfers. The transfers have been given by the National Police Commission, subject to the approval of the Elections...

Government offers a relief package at the forthcoming festive season

It has been decided to introduce a relief package to the market establishing Relief Price Outlets at the forthcoming festival. This decision was reached...

World

Palestinians protest Trump’s Jerusalem move

Clashes erupted across the West Bank, as Palestinians protested against US President Donald Trump's recognition of the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital....

Art of pizza-making in Naples joins UNESCO heritage list

Traditional Neapolitan pizza makers, known as "Pizzaiuoli" celebrated by throwing dough in the air on the streets of Naples after being given special recognition...

Fighting between Syrian army and IS in eastern Syria

Fighting between Syrian soldiers and Islamic State group militants has been taking place in the region of the city of Al Bukamal in eastern...

Houston road rage incident caught on camera

A minor accident in Houston turned into a shootout between two men as they emerged from their vehicles and began firing their handguns moments...

Sports

Hathurusingha to become Sri Lanka Head Coach

Sources say that former Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha will be formally appointed as Sri Lanka Cricket's Head Coach on 20th of this month. The...

IOC deliberate of Russia doping ban

Under intense pressure from all sides, the International Olympic Committee is set to decide whether to ban Russia from next year's Winter Olympics over...

Russia’s long wait for World Cup is almost over

It is perhaps surprising that Russia has never hosted the FIFA World Cup, the biggest of single sport events. Given the poor recent results...

Rangana Herath to be rested

Sri Lanka cricket authorities have decided to drop ace spinner Rangana Herath from 3rd Test against India. Sources say he would be rested. Jeffery...

Entertainment

“Den of Thieves” will be released next month

“Den of Thieves” is an upcoming American heist action thriller film written and directed by Christian Gudegast. The film stars Gerard Butler, Curtis "50...

“Paddington 2” will be released next month

“Paddington 2” is a 2017 British live-action, animated adventure comedy film directed by Paul King and written by King and Simon Farnaby. Based on...

“The Commuter” scheduled to be released next month ( Video)

“The Commuter” is an upcoming action thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra from a screenplay by Byron Willinger, Philip de Blasi and Ryan Engle....

Cool alert! Tattoos you can listen to

The art of tattooing is leaving a brand new mark in this fast-moving age of technology. Tattoos are now being linked up to people’s smartphones...