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Government will fulfil the responsibility of strengthening the Samurdhi; President

President Maithripala Sirisena has said that the Government will not hesitate to fulfil its responsibilities to further strengthen the Samurdhi movement. The President made...

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Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa is removed from his Ministerial Portfolios

Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa has resigned from Ministerial Portfolios. He made this reference addressing journalists opposite the Justice Ministry. Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa said that he was addressing...

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Prasanna Ranatunge’s case will be heard in Courts daily

The judiciary has decided to daily take up for hearing the case with regard to Parliamentarian Prasanna Ranatunge and his wife over the action...

Four new Ministers of the North take oaths

Four new Ministers of the Northern Province have taken oaths. These new Ministers took oaths before Northern Governor Reginald Cooray today. Chief Minister C.V....

Rathupaswala suspects re-remanded

The suspects including Army Brigadier Anura Deshapriya who are in custody over the Rathupaswala incident have been further remanded until the 06th of next...

Cabinet Decisions

A proposal has been made by the President to issue an order by the relevant minister under the Sri Lanka Telecommunications Act to assign...

World

Solar eclipse 2017: Americans gaze at sky spectacular

A total solar eclipse has wowed the US. A huge shadow cast by the Moon as it passed in front of the Sun swept...

Italy: Tourist Island Ischia hit by deadly earthquake

An earthquake on the Italian island of Ischia has left at least two people dead and another 25 injured. The magnitude 4.0 quake hit...

Spanish Police Track Down, Shoot Dead Barcelona Attacker

Spanish police shot dead an Islamist terrorist who killed 13 people with a van in Barcelona last week, ending a five-day manhunt for the...

Planes used to tackle wildfire in minefield on Dalmatian Coast

Firefighters were struggling to contain wildfires in a minefield on the Dalmatian coast of Croatia. The blazes, which erupted overnight, have effectively closed down...

Sports

Sterling saves point for Man City against Everton as both sides end with 10...

Raheem Sterling's volley salvaged a point for 10-man Manchester City as Everton were denied victory on the night Wayne Rooney scored his 200th Premier...

Return to world number one ranking is ‘special day’

Rafael Nadal's return to the top of the world rankings is "as impressive as any" of the 15-time Grand Slam winner's achievements, says men's...

India rout Sri Lanka in first ODI

Opener Shikar Dhawan made an explosive 132 not off 90 balls and added 197 unbroken partnership with skipper Virat Kohli who scored 82 not...

German Rally: Estonian Ott Tanak escapes to victory

Estonian Ott Tanak snatched victory for Ford at the German Rally, taking first place ahead of Citroen’s Norwegian Andreas Mikkelsen, as world champion Sebastien Ogier reclaimed top spot in the overall standings. The 29 yearold Tanak took charge of the asphalt rally when Thierry Neuville suffered broken suspension, and held on to his lead to win by 16.4 seconds. Neuville had arrived in Germany as the WRC leader but dropped out when his Hyundai’s leftrear suspension and transmission snapped.It was Tanak’s second rally win of the season after he triumphed in Italy in June.France’s Ogier, the reigning world champion, finished a further 14 seconds behind in third placefor Ford.  

Entertainment

“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...

“Unlocked” will be released in next month (Video)

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Fun Mom Dinner (Video)

Fun Mom Dinner is an upcoming American comedy film directed by Alethea Jones, from a screenplay by Julie Rudd. It stars Katie Aselton, Toni...

The Foreigner (Video)

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