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Government has no intention of secretly altering the Customs Ordinance; PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has said that there is no need for the Government to secretly alter the Customs Ordinance. The Prime Minister told...

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President joins international sessions on Non Communicable Diseases and Prevention

President Maithripala Sirisena joined in the international sessions on Non Communicable Diseases and Prevention. The high level meeting on Non Communicable Diseases and Prevention was...

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President’s US tour has further improved Sri Lanka’s image

President Maithripala Sirisena and his entourage who participated in the 71st United Nations General Assembly sessions had succeeded in further improving the image of...

Fire erupts at the Vavuniya Campus of the Jaffna University

An extent of around 10 acres was devastated in a fire that erupted in the premises of the Vavuniya campus of the Jaffna University. The...

Fate of wild animals entering villages due to the drought

Food as well as water are vital for human beings as well as animals. The drought deprives these two essentials for the human being...

Deputy Minister Paranavithana claims My Book Club encourages readers

Deputy Minister Karunaratne Paranavithana has said that the granting of the membership card of My Book Club launched on the sidelines of the Colombo...

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...