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President believes SLFP should quit govt - Isura Devapriya

Western Province Chief Minister Isura Devapriya says that the prevailing economic situation in the country has been mostly harmful to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and the President as the more they support the government the more they suffer. MORE..

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Youth shot for second time in over a month in Maligawatte

A twenty-three year old youth was injured and hospitalised following a shooting incident at YMM Junction in Maligawatte. MORE..

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Mano reveals reason for people’s disappointment in govt

Minister Mano Ganesan says that the people of the country are a bit disappointed and that the reason for that unhappiness is the conflict of opinions and democratic disagreements between the President and the Prime Minister in the government. MORE..

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PM Wickremesinghe meets Modi in New Delhi

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today held talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New Delhi. MORE..

HRCSL compiling report on Digana violence

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) says it is currently in the process of compiling the reports on the violent clashes that broke out in Digana, Kandy. MORE..

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Police investigating whether Nizamdeen was set-up by brother of Australian sportsperson - report

(UPDATE) The brother of Australian cricket star Usman Khawaja has been drawn in to a police counter-terrorism investigation. MORE..

Mannar mass grave: skeletal remains to be sent to US

The Mannar Magistrate’s Court has granted approval to send the human skeletal remains recovered from the mass grave in Mannar to a lab in the United States for radiocarbon dating. MORE..

Showers expected to enhance from today

The enhancement of showery weather condition over the island is expected from today, the Department of Meteorology said. MORE..

Children should learn importance of protecting environment and negative effects of drug addiction through school - President

President Maithripala Sirisena says the children should be apprised regarding the importance of preserving the environment and the negative effects of the drug addiction in addition to teaching them the school syllabus, through the school education. MORE..

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England seal ODI series with rain-affected win over Sri Lanka

England seal ODI series with rain-affected win over Sri Lanka

Shanaka, Perera push Sri Lanka to competitive total

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Shelinda Jansen wins 200m heat 2 at Youth Olympics

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Technology

YouTube back up after being hit by major outage

YouTube back up after being hit by major outage

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer at age 65

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer at age 65

IoT and 5G on the agenda in Sri Lanka – R&M

IoT and 5G on the agenda in Sri Lanka – R&M

Microsoft halts Windows 10 update amid reports it deletes files

Microsoft halts Windows 10 update amid reports it deletes files

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Entertainment

‘Halloween’ brings in $7.7 million opening night box office

‘Halloween’ brings in $7.7 million opening night box office

Sri Lankan film ‘Yashodhara’ honoured at SAFAL 2018 in Sydney

Sri Lankan film ‘Yashodhara’ honoured at SAFAL 2018 in Sydney

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry expecting first baby

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry expecting first baby

‘The Walking Dead’ star Scott Wilson passes away at age 76

‘The Walking Dead’ star Scott Wilson passes away at age 76

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