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Relief operations continue for the disaster impacted on instructions of President...

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the related sectors to launch an immediate programme to provide the relief needed for the people impacted...

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80 killed in the calamity; another group missing, Tri Forces and...

Heavy rains lashing for a third day on today with over 100 mm rainfalls and gusting winds have wreaked havoc in many parts of...

Local

Fisheries Ministry to supply boats to rescue the stranded

The Fisheries Ministry has come forward to provide the trawlers needed to rescue people who are stranded in flood waters. An Operations Committee has...

President ends a successful tour of Australia

President Maithripala Sirisena has successfully ended his official tour of Australia. Our special representative Vidura Paranamanna reporting from Australia said that the President has...

Australian PM commends Lankan Government’s initiatives to strengthen reconciliation. Sri Lanka inks several agreements...

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has commended the initiatives taken by the Sri Lankan Government to strengthen the Reconciliation efforts. He made this commendation...

Rathupaswala Brigadier is arrested

The CID has arrested Brigadier Anura Deshapriya Gunawardena, the military officer who allegedly ordered troops to open fire on protesters demanding clean water in...

World

Nepal PM Pushpa Kumar Dahal steps down

Nepal's Maoist prime minister has resigned, leaving a leadership vacuum just weeks before the second round of local elections. Pushpa Kamal Dahal took office only...

Embattled Michel Temer deploys troops to streets

Brazil's president ordered federal troops to restore order in the country's capital, Brasilia, after some ministries were evacuated during clashes between police and protesters...

NATO to ‘formally join’ anti-ISIL coalition

NATO member states are expected to formally join a US-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as...

Seventh person arrested in connection with Manchester attack

A seventh person has been detained in the UK in connection with Monday night’s (May 22) suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena. The man was...

Sports

IPL: Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant by one run to win title

A superb final over from Mitchell Johnson saw Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant by one run to win a thrilling Indian Premier League...

Malaga vs Real Madrid

Real Madrid joined their fans to celebrate winning La Liga after a 2-0 victory over Malaga. Real Madrid won their first La Liga title since...

Mohammad Nawaz suspended for two months in corruption investigation

All-rounder Mohammad Nawaz has been banned for two months as part of an investigation into corruption in the Twenty20 Pakistan Super League. Nawaz, 23, failed...

Celta Vigo vs Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo broke Jimmy Greaves' 46-year European scoring record as Real Madrid moved within a point of their first Spanish title since 2012. Ronaldo, 31,...

Entertainment

Transformers: The Last Knight Movie

Transformers: The Last Knight is an upcoming American science fiction action film based on the toy line of the same name created by Hasbro....

Raabta song lambiyaan Si Judaiyaan (Video)

The third song of Kriti Sanon and Sushant Singh Rajput's upcoming film Raabta was unveiled today. Titled Lambiyaan Si Judaiyaan, the song features Kriti...

“Berlin Syndrome” scheduled to be released end of this month (Video)

“Berlin Syndrome” is a 2017 Australian drama film directed by Cate Shortland and written by Shaun Grant, based upon the novel of the same...

Kára McCullough of the District of Columbia is crowned Miss USA 2017 (Video)

The District of Columbia has won back-to-back Miss USA titles. Kára McCullough, a chemist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was crowned during...