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Journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge’s body is exhumed

The remains of slain Sunday Leader Chief Editor Lasantha Wickrematunge were exhumed today. The exhumation of the body took place at the Borella cemetery...

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Treasury approval mandatory for PC members to make foreign visits

President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered that Treasury approval is mandatory for Provincial Councillors attending overseas workshops. The President’s Media Division said members of all...

Local

Right to information is a fundamental right of every citizen: President Sirisena

President Maithripala Sirisena has said that citizens living in a country enjoying democracy, freedom and human rights, should have the right to information. The...

Prime Minister will leave for New Zealand tomorrow

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe will be leaving for New Zealand tomorrow. It will be the first visit to be undertaken to New Zealand by...

All Party Conference planned after the receipt of the delimitation report

Minister Faizer Mustapha has said that an All Party Conference will be convened after the receipt of the amended delimitation report. The Ministry of...

MP Jayantha Samaraweera remanded until 05th Oct.

The Financial Crimes Investigation Division has apprehended Parliamentarian Jayantha Samaraweera. He has been remanded until the 05th of October. The Kalutara District Parliamentarian, who...

World

Typhoon Meranti slams China after battering Taiwan

Typhoon Meranti has landed in China after battering Taiwan with its strongest storm in 21 years. The super typhoon, with gusts of up to...

U.S. lifting Myanmar sanctions as Suu Kyi visits

U.S. President Barack Obama said the U.S. is lifting economic sanctions and restoring trade benefits to former pariah state Myanmar as he met with...

11 killed in road accident in northern Mexico

Mexican authorities said that a traffic accident in northern Mexico has killed 11 people and injured eight. Jalisco state police confirmed that a van...

Passenger and freight trains collide, 6 killed

At least 56 people have been killed and over 150 injured when a passenger train collided with a freight train near the central Pakistani...

Sports

Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo, Alvaro Morata Rescue Real Madrid From Sporting Upset

Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata struck in the closing minutes to seal a stunning Real Madrid comeback to beat Sporting Lisbon 2-1 to start...

Graeme Hick: Australia name ex-England batsman as batting coach

Former England batsman Graeme Hick has signed a deal to become Australia's batting coach until March 2020. Hick, 50, has been Cricket Australia's high performance...

Wiggins and Froome medical records released by ‘Russian hackers’

Hackers allegedly from Russia have released more athletes' medical files stolen from the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). The athletes include British cyclists Sir Bradley Wiggins,...

US athletes confidential medical records leaked following hack of WADA database

A group of Russian hackers calling themselves ‘Fancy Bears’ leaked confidential medical files of some US athletes, including four time Olympic gold medal winning...

Entertainment

COURTNEY LOVE AND ALYSSA MILANO ATTEND MARCHESA FASHION SHOW

Designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig at Marchesa love to create a romantic collection. For their spring collection, the designers red-carpet regulars displayed ight...

Victoria Beckham focuses on velvet, lace and satin for spring 2017 collection

For spring 2017, Victoria Beckham is focusing on innovations in traditional fabrics like velvet, lace and satin. The designer presented her collection with a...

“Iru Mugan” is a Tamil-language science fiction action thriller film(Video)

“Iru Mugan” is a 2016 Indian Tamil-language science fiction action thriller film written and directed by Anand Shankar. The film stars Vikram, Nayantara and...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Video)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, or simply Fantastic Beasts, is an upcoming 2016 British fantasy adventure film by J. K. Rowling as...