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Russian training ship ‘Perekop’ arrives in Hambantota

The training ship ‘Perekop’ of the Russian Navy arrived at the port of Hambantota on a goodwill visit. A delegation comprising the Defence Attaché of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka, Colonel...

Prime Minister steps down

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has stepped down from his position as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka a short while ago. Reportedly, Premier Wickremesinghe will inform the President in writing regarding the decision. The decision has,...

Malinga wants to play T20Is for two more years

Sri Lanka captain and veteran pacer Lasith Malinga has had a rethink on his decision to retire after next year's Twenty20 World Cup, saying he can carry on for another two years. Malinga, in March,...

Prison dept. denies social media report

The Prison Department categorically denied the post which circulating on social media claiming that former army sergeant who was sentenced to death was granted the Presidential pardon, a senior official of the Prisons Department...

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Russian training ship ‘Perekop’ arrives in Hambantota

The training ship ‘Perekop’ of the Russian Navy arrived at the port of Hambantota on a goodwill visit. A delegation comprising the Defence Attaché of...

Prime Minister steps down

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has stepped down from his position as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka a short while ago. Reportedly, Premier Wickremesinghe will...

Prison dept. denies social media report

The Prison Department categorically denied the post which circulating on social media claiming that former army sergeant who was sentenced to death was granted...

Presidential Secretariat instructs all governors to resign

The Presidential Secretariat ha informed all Provincial Governors to resign from their respective posts, says Western Province Governor A. J.M. Muzammil.

Eleven homes damaged as Tornado hits Wanduramba

Eleven houses were partially damaged due to a tornado situation that hit the Medakimbiya area in Wanduramba, Galle. Reportedly, 74 persons from 20 families have...

Sajith paid for the sins of this Government – Harin

Former Minister Harin Fernando convened a media briefing in Colombo today. Addressing the media at the occasion, the former minister stated that Sajith Premadasa...

World News

Three killed as Iran unrest shows no signs of subsiding

Three security personnel have been killed by "rioters" in Iran, the latest deaths in protests that showed no sign of subsiding Tuesday despite a...

Boy or girl? US parents go too far in gender reveals

A plane crash in Texas, a deadly explosion in Iowa, a massive fire in Arizona - elaborate baby gender reveal parties, a growing trend...

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Malinga wants to play T20Is for two more years

Sri Lanka captain and veteran pacer Lasith Malinga has had a rethink on his decision to retire after next year's Twenty20 World Cup, saying...

Cricketers congratulate President

A number of former star cricketers including Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena extended their wishes to newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Kumar Sangakkara congratulated President...

Business News

Alibaba eyes $12.9 bn Hong Kong IPO after setting price: reports

Chinese online retail titan Alibaba could raise almost $13 billion in Hong Kong's biggest IPO...

European car sales accelerate to decade-high speed in October

European car sales hit their highest October level in a decade, an industry body said...

Stock market indices up

As speculated, indices at the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) rose today with Gotabaya Rajapaksa's victory...

All Ceylon Bakery Owners Association to convene regarding wheat prices

The All Ceylon Bakery Owners Association stated that they will be meet today to decide...

Prima now says no hike in wheat flour price

The Bakery Owners’ Association says that the Prima Ceylon company has now informed them that...

Crisis-hit Nissan chops forecasts, net profit worst for a decade

Crisis-hit Japanese automaker Nissan Tuesday slashed its full-year forecast for both sales and profit as...

Entertainment News

Nintendo this week throws open the doors to its first bricks-and-mortar store in Tokyo, offering everything from Super Mario mugs to Zelda handbags as part of a new gaming complex in the heart of the city. Set in a refashioned...
The US Justice Department signaled Monday that it plans to end a 71-year-old antitrust enforcement program on movie distribution, saying it is no longer needed to protect consumers. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim announced that the Department of Justice would...
Taylor Swift on Thursday publicly reignited her battle with the heads of her former label, saying it is threatening to bar her from going through with an upcoming performance and Netflix documentary over her plans to re-record her early...

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Presidential Election: Voter turnout so far exceeds 50%

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PM felicitates Gotabaya Rajapaksa

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Final discussion between EC & party representatives today

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Cricketers congratulate President

A number of former star cricketers including Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena extended their wishes to newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Kumar Sangakkara congratulated President...
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