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National Educational Policy for differently abled children

President Maithripala Sirisena says that a National Educational Policy will be formulated for differently abled children. He said that institutional and constitutional background would...

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Private bus strike ends

The private bus strike ended this morning following discussions between President Maithripala Sirisena and representatives of the Private Bus Associations. The President appointed a...

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Medicine free of charge to Cancer patients

The Government has decided to give medicine free of charge to Cancer patients until their illness is cured. Up to now medicine to the...

CTB income increases

Chairman of Sri Lanka Transport Board Ramal Siriwardena says that they earned an income of 110 million rupees yesterday. He said it was an...

Edwin Ariyadasa is 95

The ceremony “Vishwaya Samaga Anupas Wasarak” has been held to mark the 95th Birth Day of veteran media personality Dr. Edwin Ariyadasa. Kalashuri Dr....

Kumar Gunaratnam is released

Frontline Socialist Party Leader Kumar Gunaratnam was released today after completing his jail term. He served a sentence of one year for violating immigration...

World

Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn proclaimed king

Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, 64, has become the country's new king, succeeding his much-revered late father King Bhumibol Adulyadej. He accepted the throne...

UN releases 2016 World Population report

The head of the United Nations population agency in Jordan said failing to address gender inequality creates future poverty. Outlining the potential fallout and...

Vladimir Putin reaches out to Donald Trump

President Vladimir Putin says Russia wants to normalise ties with the United States and join efforts in the fight against international "terrorism". Speaking in...

Trump names Gen James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis as defence secretary

US President-elect Donald Trump has named Gen James Mattis, a former marine who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, as his defence secretary. He announced...

Sports

Mathews, Chandimal declare fitness for South Africa tour

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews and Vice-captain Dinesh Chandimal have declared they are fit to go on the tour of South Africa that begins...

Russian athletes remain suspended

The IAAF has voted to extend Russia’s ban from international athletics competitions for state-sponsored doping. The Russian Federation was banned in November 2015 after...

Angelo Mathews wins Cricketer of the Year award

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has been named as Cricketer of the Year 2015 while Thilakaratna Dilshan was voted People’s Player of the year...

Virat Kohli Climbs to Career-Best Third in Test Rankings

Virat Kohli has climbed a new high. The India captain, after the third Test win over England, moved up to a career-best third spot...

Entertainment

Today’s Big Release: Vidya Balan’s Kahaani 2 (Video)

Actress Vidya Balan has collaborated with director Sujoy Ghosh to spin another Kahaani and treat movie-goers with a new thrilling tale. Kahaani 2 takes...

“Man Down” will be released this Friday (Video)

“Man Down” is a 2016 American war thriller drama film directed by Dito Montiel and written by Adam G. Simon. The film stars Shia...

“Run the Tide” will be released this Friday (Video)

“Run the Tide” is an upcoming film directed by Soham Mehta and written by Rajiv Shah. It will star Taylor Lautner, Constance Zimmer, Kenny...

Elite World, the world’s leading model management company is delighted to reveal the grand...

Hailing from 36 countries, 62 contestants participated in the Final, as they were judged over various categories. Jana and Davidson will receive contracts worth...