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Prime Minister invites foreign investors

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has said that an opportunity will soon dawn for the opening of products in Sri Lanka for four largest markets...

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EU says the only criteria for GSP is the implementation of...

The European Union has said that the ratification and implementation of 27 international conventions signed by the Sri Lankan Government was the only criteria...

Local

Students can lead the country towards sustainable development, fulfilling a social duty; President

President Maithripala Sirisena has emphasized that students can lead Sri Lanka towards sustainable development, fulfilling a social duty. The President laid this emphasis joining...

Sri Lanka and Pakistan discuss a Free Trade Agreement

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Sri Lanka and Pakistan should enter into a Free Trade Agreement further strengthening relations between the...

Prime Minister hold talks on green economy with UNEP Director

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe also held discussions with Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme Erik Solheim. Special attention was drawn to the...

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera meets the Swedish Deputy Premier for talks

Minister of External Affairs Mangala Samaraweera has met Sweden’s Deputy Premier Isabella Lovin. Minister Mangala Samaraweera is at present engaged in an official visit...

World

Yemen conflict: At least 10,000 killed

The UN says at least 10,000 people have been killed in the war in Yemen between Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition supporting the...

5 killed in shooting at nightclub in Mexico

A Mexican police officer says a gunman has killed at least five people and wounded nine others at a nightclub in the Caribbean coast...

Villages cut off as river freezes in Bosnia

Several villages in Bosnia have been cut off as low temperatures and unprecedented snow storms continue to cover the Balkan country. Villagers from Putovici...

Berlin’s Tierpark: Baby polar bear is a male

Berlin's Tierpark zoo has finally found out the gender of its two-month old polar bear cub: it's a boy! The cub was born on...

Sports

Peter Nevil struck in the face by Brad Hodge’s flying bat

Australian wicketkeeper Peter Nevill has been ruled out for the remainder of the Big Bash season after suffering a bizarre facial injury as his...

Vendee Globe: Alex Thomson sets new world record

Welsh sailor Alex Thomson continued his great run of form, setting a world record for the most distance sailed solo in 24 hours in...

India v England: Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav lead stunning chase

A Virat Kohli masterclass helped India complete the highest successful chase in a one-day international against England and seal a three-wicket win. Chasing 351, India...

Teenager Sella wins Africa Eco Race

Gev Teddy Sella has won the Africa Eco Race in the motorcycle category for the first time in his fledgling career following the final...

Entertainment

“xXx: Return of Xander Cage” will be released this Friday (Video)

“xXx: Return of Xander Cage” is a 2017 American action film directed by D. J. Caruso and written by F. Scott Frazier. It stars...

DOLCE AND GABBANA COURT MILLENNIALS AT MILAN SHOW

Dolce and Gabbana have one-upped themselves, moving the young millennial crowd that has populated their front row in recent seasons onto the runway. Dolce and...

OK Jaanu Song Kaara Fankaara (Video)

Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor's rapport in OK Jaanu is the ideal example of the perfect no-strings-attached relationship. Kaara Fankaara, the new song...

“The Book of Love” scheduled to be released this Friday

“The Book of Love” is an American film directed and rewritten by Bill Purple from an original script by Robbie Pickering featuring Maisie Williams,...