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High profile inmates transferred to Boosa prison

A number of prisoners sentenced to death or sentenced for life have been transferred to the Boosa prison. Prisons Department said 134 inmates were transferred from Welikada and Mahara prisons to Boosa yesterday(May 25). The transfer...

53 hospitalized following wasp attack

Fifty-three people were hospitalised following a wasp attack during a 'Shramadana' campaign at the President's College in Minuwangoda today. One child and a number of parents were among those hospitalised in the attack. They were admitted...

Sumo wrestlers meet match in larger-than-life Trump

The big men of Japanese sumo met their match Sunday in the form of an even bigger star: Donald Trump. Trump was the first US president to attend a tournament in sumo's hallowed Ryogoku Kokugikan...

Two complaints against Hisbulla and Rishad submitted to CID

Two complaints against the Eastern Province Governor A.L.A.M. Hizbullah and Minister Rishad Bathiudeen have been forwarded to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), stated the Police Media Spokesperson.

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High profile inmates transferred to Boosa prison

A number of prisoners sentenced to death or sentenced for life have been transferred to the Boosa prison. Prisons Department said 134 inmates were transferred...

53 hospitalized following wasp attack

Fifty-three people were hospitalised following a wasp attack during a 'Shramadana' campaign at the President's College in Minuwangoda today. One child and a number of...

Two complaints against Hisbulla and Rishad submitted to CID

Two complaints against the Eastern Province Governor A.L.A.M. Hizbullah and Minister Rishad Bathiudeen have been forwarded to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), stated the...

Public urged to come forward if any complaints against Kurunegala doctor

The public is urged to come forward with any complaints of Dr. Seigu Siyabdeen Mohamed Shafi having carried out illegal sterilization, stated the Police. Accordingly,...

Two SL Peacekeepers among those honoured by UN

Captain Hamangoda Wasantha Dinesh Jayawickrame and Corporal Sakralage Samantha Wijekumara of the Sri Lanka Army, who both lost their lives in 2018 while serving...

Four arrested for stealing metal floor sheets on southern highway

Four individuals have been arrested for stealing metal floor sheets fixed at the Weeraketiya area on the Southern Expressway. Weeraketiya police had commenced investigations on...

World News

China relaxes travel advisory for SL

China on Saturday became the first country to tone down its travel advisory imposed on Sri Lanka post the Easter Sunday blasts, in a...

Theresa May to resign as party leader on June 7

UK Prime Minister Theresa May today said she would resign as the leader of the Conservative Party on June 7 and the process to...

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Sumo wrestlers meet match in larger-than-life Trump

The big men of Japanese sumo met their match Sunday in the form of an even bigger star: Donald Trump. Trump was the first US...

With the world at her feet, Osaka takes Paris in her...

Twelve months ago at Roland Garros, an embarrassed Naomi Osaka bristled at being hailed as the 'coolest thing' in tennis. Now, however, the 21-year-old Japanese...

Entertainment News

Priyanka chopra who was seen in ethiopia spending some time with children, as a part of her social responsibilities. The actress has documented her entire trip on her instagram profile by sharing stories and pictures. Post the trip, on Saturday, pee cee visited...
The nation is celebrating the historic triumph of Prime Minister Narendra modi and his Bharatiya Janta Party's landslide win in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The people of the country has awarded Modi his second term at the office...
We had earlier reported that Bollywood actress Aishwarya rai bachchan has been ropedn in the star-studded cast of Mani Ratnam’s film adaptation of the classic period novel, ponniyin selvan. While there weren't any official confirmation about the same so far,...

Business News

Panasonic joins firms stepping away from Huawei after US ban

Japan's Panasonic on Thursday said it would stop supplying some components to Huawei, joining a...

Huawei well prepared to cope with U.S. restrictions: expert

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei is well prepared to cope with U.S. restrictions, but the escalation...

Huawei founder says US underestimates company

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei on Tuesday shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global...

Google and Android system start to cut ties with Huawei

US internet giant Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world's smartphones,...

Amazon delivers record profits on gains in cloud, advertising

Amazon on Thursday delivered record profits for the first quarter, fueled by gains in cloud...

Crisis-hit Nissan issues fresh profit warning

Nissan issued a profit warning on Wednesday, deepening the woes of the Japanese car giant...
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