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10-hour water cut

A 10-hour water cut will be in place in several areas in Colombo on Saturday (21) from 10.00 pm to 8.00 am on Sunday (22) due to essential distribution network improvement work, the National...

Ajith Rajapakshe new Dy Speaker

SLPP MP Ajith Rajapakshe was today elected Deputy Speaker by a majority of 31 votes in a secret ballot. A total of 109 members voted for Mr. Rajapakshe and SJB MP Rohini Kumari Kaviratne obtained...

O/L tuition classes banned from tonight

Conducting coaching or tuition classes aiming at 2021 (2022) G.C.E. Ordinary Level (O/L) Examination aspirants will be prohibited from tonight until the date where the exam is concluded, the Department of Examinations said. Commissioner General...

Parliament access road closed

The access road to Parliament at Polduwa Junction near Diyatha Uyana has been closed for traffic, police said. They urged motorists to use alternate routes to avoid traffic.

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10-hour water cut

water cut
A 10-hour water cut will be in place in several areas in Colombo on Saturday (21) from 10.00 pm to 8.00 am on Sunday...

Ajith Rajapakshe new Dy Speaker

SLPP MP Ajith Rajapakshe was today elected Deputy Speaker by a majority of 31 votes in a secret ballot. A total of 109 members voted...

O/L tuition classes banned from tonight

Conducting coaching or tuition classes aiming at 2021 (2022) G.C.E. Ordinary Level (O/L) Examination aspirants will be prohibited from tonight until the date where...

Parliament access road closed

The access road to Parliament at Polduwa Junction near Diyatha Uyana has been closed for traffic, police said. They urged motorists to use alternate routes...

MoD appeals public to notify about criminal acts

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has requested the general public to notify them with the details of criminal activities by mobs or violent groups...

First ‘new Cabinet’ meets today

The first Cabinet meeting after the appointment of the new Cabinet is set to take place from today (25). The meeting will be held with...

World News

454 more individuals recovered from Covid-19

454 more individuals recovered from COVID-19 bringing the total recoveries in the country to 581,659, the Epidemiology Unit confirmed.

France has reported Europe’s highest ever number of new daily Covid cases

France has reported Europe's highest ever number of new daily Covid cases as countries across the continent struggle to contain the Omicron variant. But France,...

Sports News

Australia beats New Zealand to win first T20 WC

Australia won their maiden T20 World Cup title as they defeated New Zealand in the final by 8 wickets. Australia won the toss and skipper...

Sri Lanka defeated West Indies by 20 runs at the T20...

Sri Lanka defeated West Indies by 20 runs at the T20 World Cup on Thursday, confirming the defending champions' elimination from the tournament while...

Business News

The UK and Australia say they have agreed “the vast majority” of a free trade deal.

After talks on Friday in London the two said they aim to seal a deal...

China’s Alibaba promises to make life easier for smaller firms

Alibaba’s CEO Daniel Zhang says he does not expect any material impact from changes to...

Chamath Palihapitiya says he totally missed investing in Coinbase because he opted to own bitcoin directly

Chamath Palihapitiya "totally missed" investing in Coinbase because he didn't recognize the value in owning...

Sri Lankan Rupee further depreciates against USD

The Sri Lankan rupee has come once again under pressure as it further depreciated against...

Coinbase valuation soars to $68 billion ahead of highly anticipated crypto listing

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has reached an implied $68 billion valuation ahead of its highly anticipated direct...

Quality service with many new features from Colombo Arcade premises.Excellent service with many new units at Colombo Arcade building complex (Photos)

The Urban Development Authority decides to improve the Colombo Arcade premises under private public cooperation...

Entertainment News

Young Artist Yohani De Silva, who grabbed the international audience with her cover song “Manike Mage Hithe” with over 129 million views, has entered the Bollywood market. Yohani has released her soulful interpretation of the female version of the title...
Popular singer Shelton Muthunamage has passed away at the age of 73 years, family sources told. He had been receiving treatment at the District General Hospital in Negombo at the time of death.
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has advised to reopen cinemas in strict compliance with COVID-19 safety guidelines. The Film Industry has been vulnerable due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, as both production and consumption of its output has stopped...

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