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The ADB assures fullest development assistance to Sri Lanka.

Vice President of the Asian Development Bank, Wencai Zhang says the ADB would extend fullest support to the economic development plans initiated by the...

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The Prime Minister warmly welcomed in India

Prime Minister RanilWickremesinghe, who arrived in New Delhi at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, commencing his official tour in India, was warmly welcomed. The...

Local

Stay Order issued preventing the implementation of the gazette notification on delimitation.

The Court of Appeal today issued a stay order preventing the implementation of the Gazette notification on the delimitation of local government bodies. The...

The SLFP and the UNP stress that there is no need to postpone the...

It was stressed in Parliament that the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, United National Party or the United Peoples Freedom Alliance have no intention to...

A supplementary electoral register for the youth

The cabinet has granted its approval for making provisions for preparing a supplementary Electoral Register to enable youth to cast their votes. Preparation of the...

Measure to bust Ava group

The operation to bust the Ava criminal group in Jaffna has been successfully implemented. By now, five members of the gang have been taken...

World

Government Hospital surgical theatres to function round the clock

Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne has said that the Government is mulling over a programme of implementing all surgical theatres of Government Hospitals round the...

India baby deaths: Second hospital probed

Indian police are investigating the deaths of dozens of newborns at a hospital in Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh. Forty-nine children died at Ram Manohar Lohia...

Save the Children warns of unlivable conditions in Gaza

One million children are suffering from "unlivable" conditions in the Gaza Strip. The besieged Palestinian territory, where more than two million people live, has...

North Korea nuclear crisis: Kim Jong-un ‘begging for war’

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is "begging for war" with his latest and most powerful nuclear bomb test. Nikki Haley told an emergency meeting...

Sports

England come back to win after Slovakia strike early

England survived a scare as they came from behind to beat Slovakia at Wembley and take a giant stride towards qualification for next summer's...

Juan Martin del Potro to face Roger Federer in last eight

Juan Martin del Potro came back from two sets down and saved two match points to beat sixth seed Dominic Thiem in a raucous...

Mahaweli Games will begin on the 29th

The 29th Mahaweli Games which depicts the sports talents of Mahaweli children will begin on the 29th of this month. It is planned to...

India thrashes Sri Lanka by 168 runs in 4th ODI

Captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma hit centuries to propel India to a crushing 168 run win over Sri Lanka in the fourth one...

Entertainment

World’s largest Cinema City in Hyderabad

The world’s largest cinema city considered to be the Dream town of the Hindi Cinema is situated in Hyderabad in India. It spans 2000...

“American Made” will be released in this month (Video)

“American Made” is a 2017 American biographical crime film directed by Doug Liman, written by Gary Spinelli and starring Tom Cruise. The plot focuses...

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” scheduled to be released in next month (Video)

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” is an upcoming action spy comedy film co-written, co-produced and directed by Matthew Vaughn. It is a sequel to the...

“American Assassin” will be released in next month (Video)

“American Assassin” is an upcoming action thriller film directed by Michael Cuesta and written by Stephen Schiff and Marshall Herskovitz, based on Vince Flynn's...