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Postal voting on Monday

Postal voting in connection with the forthcoming local government election will commence on Monday.Postal votes can be cast at district secretariats, election offices and...

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Prime Minister planning to avert obstacles that prevail for penalizing those...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe is ready to set up special Courts to expeditiously punish perpetrators linked to fraud and corruption. The Prime Minister said...

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Postal voting on Monday

Postal voting in connection with the forthcoming local government election will commence on Monday.Postal votes can be cast at district secretariats, election offices and...

Legal action taken for polythene less than 20 microns

Legal action has been taken against ten establishments out of 146 which were producing and selling polythene less than 20 microns. Search operations are...

Vehicle transfer fine reduced

The Government has decided to reduce the fine imposed on the 14 day period given to transfer an ownership of a vehicle. Deputy Minister...

Wild elephants saved

Wildlife officials have saved the lives of three elephants who have fallen into a cultivation well and had been fighting for their livesThe elephants...

World

Number of accidents increased

2544 people have died in accidents during the first nine months of this year. Police requests the drivers to prevent such accidents which occur...

Palestinians protest Trump’s Jerusalem move

Clashes erupted across the West Bank, as Palestinians protested against US President Donald Trump's recognition of the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital....

Art of pizza-making in Naples joins UNESCO heritage list

Traditional Neapolitan pizza makers, known as "Pizzaiuoli" celebrated by throwing dough in the air on the streets of Naples after being given special recognition...

Fighting between Syrian army and IS in eastern Syria

Fighting between Syrian soldiers and Islamic State group militants has been taking place in the region of the city of Al Bukamal in eastern...

Sports

Hathurusingha to become Sri Lanka Head Coach

Sources say that former Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha will be formally appointed as Sri Lanka Cricket's Head Coach on 20th of this month. The...

IOC deliberate of Russia doping ban

Under intense pressure from all sides, the International Olympic Committee is set to decide whether to ban Russia from next year's Winter Olympics over...

Russia’s long wait for World Cup is almost over

It is perhaps surprising that Russia has never hosted the FIFA World Cup, the biggest of single sport events. Given the poor recent results...

Rangana Herath to be rested

Sri Lanka cricket authorities have decided to drop ace spinner Rangana Herath from 3rd Test against India. Sources say he would be rested. Jeffery...

Entertainment

“Den of Thieves” will be released next month

“Den of Thieves” is an upcoming American heist action thriller film written and directed by Christian Gudegast. The film stars Gerard Butler, Curtis "50...

“Paddington 2” will be released next month

“Paddington 2” is a 2017 British live-action, animated adventure comedy film directed by Paul King and written by King and Simon Farnaby. Based on...

“The Commuter” scheduled to be released next month ( Video)

“The Commuter” is an upcoming action thriller film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra from a screenplay by Byron Willinger, Philip de Blasi and Ryan Engle....

Cool alert! Tattoos you can listen to

The art of tattooing is leaving a brand new mark in this fast-moving age of technology. Tattoos are now being linked up to people’s smartphones...