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Three killed following accidents on Expressways

Three people have been killed in two separate accidents that happened on the Expressway. Two people were killed in an accident that occurred at...

Lead Story

President’s official website hacker is arrested

The person who hacked the President’s website has been arrested. He is a 17-year-old youth. He has been arrested from Kadugannawa. The suspect was...

Local

Student who hacked President’s website put on probation; other suspect remanded

The Colombo Chief Magistrate has ordered that the schoolboy who hacked President Maithripala Sirisena’s website be sent to the probation home. In the meantime,...

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrives tomorrow

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will arrive in the island tomorrow to express support to the country’s Reconciliation programme. It is after a lapse...

New SLFP organizers appointed to Ududumbara and Yatinuwara

Two new Sri Lanka Freedom Party electoral organizers have been appointed. They have been appointed to the Ududumbara and Yatinuwara electorates. They received their...

Army Colonel who shot at his wife is remanded

The husband of the women who was shot at Isurupura in Malambe Kaduwela has been apprehended. He is an Army Colonel. The Police have...

World

Hundreds of reindeer killed in Norway after lightening strike

More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lighting in central Norway in what wildlife officials are calling an unusually large natural disaster....

Curfew reimposed after violent clashes

A 52-day curfew was lifted in most parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday, but reimposed later in the day in most of Srinagar, the...

Suicide bomber targets wedding, at least 15 dead

An Islamic State suicide bomber struck a wedding south of Baghdad, killing at least 15 people and wounding more than a dozen. Lieutenant General...

Death toll from Italy’s earthquake tops 290

Almost a week after a devastating earthquake hit central Italy, emergency workers continue to recover the dead. The number of those killed has now...

Sports

Mnongat and Lobacevske win Mexico City marathon

The 34th Mexico City marathon took place and some 35,000 runners braved the blistering temperatures. Kenya’s Emanuel Mnongat finished first among the men. He...

Quintana back on top following stage ten win

Colombian Nairo Quintana took back the leader’s jersey for the Vuelta A Espana a day after losing it to David de la Cruz following...

ICC’s new no ball technology used

In the latest upgrade made by the International Cricket Council ICC, the third umpire will make a call on all the front foot no...

Vuelta a Espana: Quintana grabs lead as Lagutin wins stage eight

Sergey Lagutin from Uzbekistan won stage eight of the Tour of Spain while Colombian Nairo Quintana became the new overall leader. Team Katusha rider...

Entertainment

Bollywood stars on and off the runway at finale of Lakme Fashion Week

Glamorous Bollywood stars on and off the runway brought the curtain down on the five day Lakme fashion week with celebrated designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee...

“The Light Between Oceans” scheduled to be released early next month

“The Light Between Oceans” is an upcoming romantic period drama film written and directed by Derek Cianfrance and based on the 2012 novel of...

“Morgan” scheduled to be released next month

“Morgan” is an upcoming 2016 American science fiction thriller film directed by Luke Scott and written by Seth Owen. The film features a large...

“The Sea of Trees” scheduled to be released this Friday

“The Sea of Trees” is a 2016 American drama mystery film directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Chris Sparling. The film stars...