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President at commencement of academic sessions of Sri Lanka College of...

The second annual academic sessions of the Sri Lanka College of Pathology commenced under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. A group including President of...

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Government’s target is to win the international market in rubber production:...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has said that the target of the Government is to win the international market in rubber production. The Prime Minister...

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Culture and traditions are important in building a country: President

President Maithripala Sirisena has emphasized that cultural and traditions are helpful in building the country. The President made this reference at a function held...

Stroke Day walk held under President’s patronage

The National Stroke Day walk was held in Colombo today. It was organized under the patronage of the President. The walk organized to mark National...

President joins in H. Sri Nissanka commemoration

President Maithripala Sirisena has pointed out that the time has come to study the characters of patriots in a country where there are politicians...

One killed in earth mound collapse; another saved

At least one person died and two others were injured following the collapse of an earth embankment. One person has been saved. Police said...

World

7 Dead, 30 Injured In Bomb Attack In Lahore

At least 7 people have been killed in a bomb attack in the Pakistani city of Lahore, officials say. The blast ripped through a shopping...

Mosul offensive: Iraqi forces storm airport in bid to retake city

Iraqi security forces have launched an attack on Mosul airport, a key part of the government's offensive to drive so-called Islamic State (IS) militants...

New Trump travel ban delayed until next week, White House says

The US government has pushed back the unveiling of a new, updated travel ban until next week. President Trump had said the executive order would...

150 firefighters battle factory fire in Sydney

A fire broke out at a waste recycling plant in Sydney, Australia, today sending huge plumes of smoke across the skyline. About 150 fire fighters...

Sports

Saint-Étienne vs Man Utd

Manchester United eased into the last 16 of the Europa League with victory at Saint-Etienne but goalscorer Henrikh Mkhitaryan could be out of Sunday's...

Budapest to withdraw bid for 2024 Olympics

Hungary is set to pull out of the race to hold the 2024 Olympics. Budapest had been campaigning to host the summer Games in seven...

Niroshan Dickwella banned from tomorrow’s match

The ICC has banned Sri Lankas opening batsman, Niroshan Dikwella, for two matches. The ban was imposed as Dikwella had violated the ICC code...

IPL Auction 2017: Mohammed Siraj’s Journey from Rs. 500 to Rs. 2.6 crore

Mohammed Siraj has emerged as one of the most exciting players in the Indian domestic cricket circuit, having recently made his mark with a...

Entertainment

Katy Perry releases music video for ‘Chained to the Rhythm’

Katy Perry has released a new music video to the delight of fans who have been waiting to hear new music from the pop...

“The Shack” scheduled to be released next month

“The Shack” is an upcoming American faith-based drama film directed by Stuart Hazeldine and written by John Fusco based on the 2007 novel of...

House of Holland goes on an all-American hip hop road trip

House of Holland's fall/winter 2017 collection had a hip hop attitude with a country heart, inspired by an American road trip taken by designer...

VICTORIA BECKHAM OFFERS A NEW TAKE ON OLD ENGLAND AT NY FASHION WEEK

Beckham was one designer who seemed, presciently, to have predicted the miserable weather when she was designing when she presented her fall/winter collection at...