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Mahaweli buildings which are not in use to be transferred to...

President Maithripla Sirisena has advised the officials to devise a programme to transfer the buildings that belong to the Ministry of Mahaweli Development, which...

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Army says no terror act behind Diyathalawa incident

Police states that it has been revealed that a bomb that had been carried by an Army solider had exploded at Kahagolla area in...

Local

Sri Lanka makes progress in global Corruption Index

Sri Lanka has been successful in its efforts to reduce corruption in 2017. This has been mentioned by Transparency International. They are making this...

Statements recorded from 13 persons on the Diyatalawa bus explosion

The Police Media Spokesman has said that statements have been recorded from 13 persons with respect to the explosion of a hand grenade in...

Sri Lanka’s external sector of the economy is continuing to record a growth; Central...

The Central Bank has said that Sri Lanka’s external sector of the economy is continuing to record a growth. This is due to an increase...

Late Prof Warnapala, great intellect and politician, set an example to politicians, President says...

President Maithripala Sirisena has said that Prof. Vishwa Warnapala said that he was a genuine humanist and a veteran politician who properly discharged his...

World

Syrian forces continue bloody offensive in East Ghouta

Deadly air strikes and artillery fire continued with more than 100 people in Syria's Eastern Ghouta enclave killed, bringing the number of civilian deaths...

Kamal Haasan at Kalam’s Hometown for Blockbuster Political Party Launch

Veteran actor Kamal Haasan, set to launch his political party today, began his journey with a visit to the home of his hero, former...

The world is ‘failing’ its newborn babies — UNICEF

Global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high, particularly among the world's poorest countries. UNICEF has issued a hard-hitting report about infant mortality. Babies...

Snow, sleet and freezing rain make US travel difficult

Snow, sleet and freezing rain made travel challenging In the United States on the Presidents Day holiday. In Green Bay, Wisconsin, residents and the...

Sports

Bobsleigh: Canada, Germany in golden dead-heat

­Canada's Justin Kripps and Germany's Francesco Friedrich won gold medals after a dramatic dead-heat in the men's Olympic two-man bobsleigh. Latvia's Oskars Melbardis took...

Islanders 3, Rangers 0: Halak stops 50, Barzal adds three more assists

Jaroslav Halak stopped all 50 shots he faced as the New York Islanders shutout the New York Rangers 3-0  in Brooklyn.Jaroslav Halak stopped 50...

Malinga says he has decided to retire

Sri Lanka speedster Lasith Malinga has hinted at possible retirement, saying that he is mentally done with international cricket, now that his eventful IPL...

North Korean athletes arrive in South Korea

In a rare sight in South Korea, a delegation of athletes has arrived on a chartered flight from neighbouring North Korea. There for this...

Entertainment

Gravitas will release the 3D sci-fi action film 7 Guardians of the Tomb

7 Guardians of the Tomb is an upcoming adventure action movie. It’s  story is the discovery of a mysterious labyrinth holding the mummified remains...

Family affair for Beckham at New York Fashion Week show

Usually, Victoria Beckham takes a quick little bow and a wave at the end of her runway show. She changed it up a little,...

“Midnight Sun” will be released next month

“Midnight Sun” is an upcoming American romantic drama film directed by Scott Speer and written by Eric Kirsten, based on the 2006 Japanese film...

“Pacific Rim Uprising” scheduled to be released next month

“Pacific Rim Uprising” is an upcoming American science fiction monster film directed by Steven S. De Knight in his feature film directorial debut and...