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Field Marshal Fonseka joins the UNP

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has said that the era in which two forces attacked separately should be ended and it’s time to win the...

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Prime Minister opens ITN’s full HD Studio

The Independent Television Network is now equipped with a full High Definition Studio Complex. The opening of this HD television studio Complex with the...

Local

President joins in the walk to end torture

President Maithripala Sirisena also joined in the walk organized to express support to for victims of torture. The walk was organized to mark the...

700 acres occupied by Army returned to Jaffna civilians

Lands belonging to civilians in the Jaffna Peninsula and used by the Security Forces are now being returned to them. The process is being...

Dengue reaches epidemic level. 35 deaths in several months

The Health Ministry has said that the dengue disease has spread to an epidemic level in ten Districts. 35 deaths due to the disease...

Amendments to VAT will be made on Monday

President Maithripala Sirisena has revealed that amendments will be made to the VAT on Monday to grant relief to the public. The President was...

World

Argentina Kirchner properties searched

Argentine police searched a number of properties belonging to the family of the former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. The raids, in the province of...

Antarctic ozone hole starts to ‘heal’

Researchers say they have found the first clear evidence that the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal. The scientists said...

Taliban bombings in Afghanistan kill 30 officers, 4 civilians

Taliban bombers have attacked an Afghan police convoy outside the capital Kabul, killing at least 30 people and wounding 50 others, officials say. Two bombs...

Jason Day and Shane Lowry Pull Out Over Zika Fears

He's the best golfer on the planet but Jason Day won't be winning Olympic gold anytime soon. The world No. 1 withdrew from Rio...

Sports

World T20 Main Draw Set To Expand To ‘Super 12’

Two more teams are likely to be added to the main draw of the reinstated World T20 in 2018. Discussions at the Associates meeting...

Eoin Morgan hungry for ODI series win

Captain Eoin Morgan hopes the weather will not be a distraction as England look to seal a one-day international series wins over Sri Lanka...

Roy Hodgson Resigns as Manager After Humiliating Exit To Iceland

England suffered their worst humiliation since they were knocked out of the 1950 World Cup by USA in Brazil as Iceland shocked them in...

Thermal Cameras to Be Used to Detect Mechanical Doping at Tour de France

Thermal cameras will be used at this year's Tour de France to prevent riders hiding motors in their bikes. The first proven case of...

Entertainment

“The Legend of Tarzan” scheduled for release today

“The Legend of Tarzan” is a 2016 American action adventure film based on the fictional character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Directed by David...

Elvis guitarist Scotty Moore dies

Pioneering rock guitarist Scotty Moore, who was a member of Elvis Presley's original band, has died aged 84. He died in Nashville on Tuesday after...

“Marauders” will be released early next month

“Marauders” is an upcoming American action crime-thriller film directed by Steven C. Miller and written by Michael Cody and Chris Sivertson. The film stars...

“The Duel” released for limited release and video on demand last Friday

“The Duel” is a 2016 American western film directed by Kieran Darcy-Smith and written by Matt Cook. The film stars Liam Hemsworth, Emory Cohen,...