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President appoints a retired High Court Judge to look into the...

A Presidential Committee has been appointed on the orders of President Maithripala Sirisena to report on the causes of Meethotamulla garbage dump collapse. Retired...

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Special Parliamentary session on Friday to debate Meethotamulla

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has decided to convene a special Parliamentary session on Friday. The decision was made during the party leaders’ meeting at the...

Local

Real SLFP May Day rally is in Getambe

Minister Duminda Dissanayake has said that the real May Day rally of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party will be held in Kandy. Minister Mahinda...

Water Scheme to meet drinking water needs of 167 villages

A Water Scheme that will meet the drinking water needs of 167 villages will commence on Friday. It has been named as the Polgahawela,...

Two die falling into a well

Two persons of the same family have died by falling into an unprotected well at Kekirawa in Pahala Ambatale. A mother and her child...

17 new SLFP Electoral and District organizers appointed

New Electoral and District Organizers appointed for the Sri Lanka Freedom Party have received their letters of appointment from President Maithripala Sirisena. Samarajeewa Bandara Welagedara...

World

Millions facing famine in Yemen

The UN has warned that 17 million Yemenis will be in famine unless the world sends urgent humanitarian help. Antonio Guterres, the UN chief, issued a...

Roadside bomb kills 14 people in Pakistan

A roadside bomb targeting a minivan in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region killed 14 people, raising an earlier reported death toll of nine killed. The...

Bus and truck collide in Kenya, at least 27 dead

Kenyan police say 27 people have been killed in a collision between a passenger bus and a trailer truck. Police say the accident took...

China launches first domestically made aircraft carrier

China has launched a new aircraft carrier, boosting its military presence amid rising tensions in the region. It is the country's second aircraft carrier,...

Sports

Rohit fined for showing dissent towards umpire

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has been fined 50% of his match fee for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during his side's three-run...

101-year-old Indian wins 100 Metre ‘sprint’ (Video)

The World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand, played host to a very special race this week. 101-year-old Man Kaur won the 100metres race...

How to solve a problem like Real

In Madrid, Lionel Messi showed his class, scoring twice as Barcelona beat Real Madrid in El Clasico. The home team took the lead through...

Sri Lanka Cricket announces Champions Trophy 2017 Squad

Sri Lanka Cricket Council has announced the Sri Lanka Squad for the ICC Champions Trophy-2017. Angelo Mathews has been appointed as the Captain for...

Entertainment

“King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” scheduled to be released next month

“King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” is an upcoming adventure film directed by Guy Ritchie and written by Ritchie, Joby Harold and Lionel Wigram....

Meri Pyaari Bindu Song Afeemi

The third song of Parineeti Chopra and Ayushmann Khurrana's upcoming film Meri Pyaari Bindu was unveiled today. Titled Afeemi, the song beautifully captures Abhimanyu...

Fashion designs for people with disabilities

People with disabilities in Ethiopia are now able to order bespoke designer clothing to suit their body shape. The designs have been shown on...

“The Circle” scheduled to be released this Friday (Video)

“The Circle” is an upcoming American film directed by James Ponsoldt and written by Ponsoldt and Dave Eggers, based on Eggers' 2013 novel of...