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President emphasizes he is not prepared to make any war hero...

President Maithripala Sirisena has emphatically mentioned that he is not prepared to make any war hero a defendant. The President was speaking at the...

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1785 economic projects launched in the North and East

Former President Chandrika Kumaratunge has said that the Government would be engaged in the provision of all facilities to the Northern polity to lead...

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Court fixes dates for Basil Rajapaksa case

The Courts today fixed dates to take up for hearing two cases filed against a group including former Minister Basil Rajapaksa. Basil Rajapaksa is...

Youth should be empowered to eliminate poverty: Sajith Premadasa

Minister Sajith Premadasa has said that the youth should be empowered to eliminate poverty. The Minister made this observation addressing the Global Business Summit...

Sri Lanka refutes reports on release of Indian boats

Minister Mahinda Amaraweera has said that no decision has been taken to release Indian trawlers in Sri Lankan custody. There are about 130 Indian...

Korea Television representatives visit ITN

A group of representatives of a Korean Television Station visited the Independent Television Network today. ITN staff members accorded them a warm welcome on...

World

May signs letter that will trigger Brexit

Theresa May has signed the letter that will formally begin the UK's departure from the European Union. Giving official notice under Article 50 of...

Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order rolling back Obama-era rules aimed at curbing climate change. The president said this would put an...

Cyclone Debbie: Queensland braced for dangerous floods

A 1,300km stretch of Australia's north-east coast is at dangerous risk of flooding after a powerful cyclone, authorities warn. Cyclone Debbie has caused major...

Peru plane crashes, all 141 passengers survive (Video)

A Peruvian Airlines Boeing 737-300 crash landed at Jauja city airport in central Peru but all those on board survived. The airline said all...

Sports

Rain thwarts SL’s chances after Mendis ton

The second ODI between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh was called off due to incessant rain in Dambulla. Play was called off at 8.45pm, an hour...

Messi banned for four international matches

Argentina forward Lionel Messi has been banned from the Albiceleste’s next four competitive internationals for swearing at a match official in Thursday’s 1-0 win...

Leap of faith: Ragettli’s historic jump

Swiss Skier Andri Ragettli just made history by landing the world’s first quad cork 1800 safety grab at the Nine Royals in Italy.  If...

Bangladesh makes history

The second ODI between Sri Lanka - Bangladesh will he held tomorrow. In their first match Bangladesh makes history to win a match between...

Entertainment

Parineeti Chopra Makes Her Singing Debut (Video)

Meri Pyaari Bindu is a little more special a film for Parineeti Chopra because she also makes her singing debut in it. Parineeti's first...

“Mine” will be released early next month (Video)

“Mine” is a 2016 psychological thriller film written and directed by Fabio Guaglione and Fabio Resinaro, in their feature film directorial debut. After a...

Portugal Fashion Week kicks off inLisbon

Designer Pedro Pedro showing sourced his inspiration from fishing, and through a partnership with a brand specialising in technical clothing. Wellington boots became sexy,...

“Going in Style” scheduled to be released early next month (Video)

“Going in Style” is an upcoming American heist comedy film and a remake of the 1979 film of the same name. Directed by Zach...