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More than 80 thousand places have been inspected during the first two days of the three day dengue eradication programme.  The Health Ministry said...

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President Maithripala Sirisena says that with the appointment of the new Government, former leaders were saved from the electric chair. Attending a function in...

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President Maithripala Sirisena says that the Government has paid its attention on meeting the shortage of teachers by recruiting unemployed graduates to the teacher...

President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to leave for Germany tomorrow. It is un-debatable that the Good Governance Government of Maithripala Sirisena created a revolution...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has called on the Maha Nayakas of the Malwatta and Asgiriya chapters. Discussions have taken place on the ‘Bhikshu Kathikawatha...

Reginald Cooray has been sworn in as the new Governor of the Northern Province before President Maithripala Sirisena. Reginald Cooray took oaths as the...

World

Former Ceylinco Chairman Lalith Kothelawala's wife Sicille Kotelawala is remanded till February 25th. She was remanded by the Colombo Fort Magistrate over the F&G...

Fierce fighting is continuing around the police HQ in Sangin, in the Afghan province of Helmand, as security forces try to hold off a...

Hundreds of rescue workers are looking for survivors after a landslide hit 33 buildings in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Seven people were...

At least 15 people died and more than 30 were injured after a van and a passenger bus collided in the southern state of...

Sports

Sri Lanka wins gold medal in men's 4x100m freestyle relay swimming event at SAG 2016 Sri Lanka’s Matthew Abeysinghe won a Gold medal in the...

Dinusha Hansani wins Silver medal in women's weightlifting (48kg weight class) at 12th South Asian Games. This is Sri Lanka’s first medal at the...

Slovenia’s Peter Prevc produced a stunning performance to complete a weekend sweep of ski jump World Cup events at Engelberg. The 23-year-old, who outclassed...

Kane Williamson kept his head while all around him were losing theirs, reaching an unbeaten century to steer New Zealand to a tense 5...

Entertainment

Madam Tussauds in Hollywood now has a full set of wax figures of all actors who played James Bond. The set was able to be...

The Finest Hours is an upcoming American disaster drama film directed by Craig Gillespie from a screenplay written by Scott Silver, Eric Johnson and...

“In the Heart of the Sea” is a 2015 American biographical adventure thriller film based on Nathaniel Philbrick's 2000 non-fiction book of the same...

Rock band Eagles of Death Metal have appeared on stage in Paris. The band's appearance is less than a month after the deadly attacks...