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Water level of rivers on the rise

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Minister Sajith Premadasa says he will contest at the presidential election no matter what obstacle is placed before him. MORE..

PM returns to PCoI to continue his testimony

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has again arrived before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry at the BMICH. MORE..

Lotus Road closed due to protest

The Lotus Road in Colombo has been temporarily closed due to a protest march, stated Ada Derana reporter. MORE..

Thewarapperuma granted bail

The 06 suspects including Deputy Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma arrested over forcible burial of a body in an unauthorized land have been granted bail. MORE..

JVP to contest under new symbol

The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) will be contesting for the upcoming presidential election under a different symbol that the usual ‘Bell’ sign, says JVP political bureau member K. D. Lalkantha. MORE..

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PM leaves PCoI after recording statement

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe left the Presidential Commission of Inquiry a short while ago, after recording a statement with the Commission. MORE..

Oil prices surge after attack on Saudi oil facilities

Oil prices surged more than 15 percent to their highest level in nearly four months after an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities that knocked out more than five percent of global oil supply. MORE..

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Two suspects arrested over Hanwella shooting

Two suspects allegedly involved in last night’s shooting at Hanwella, which claimed the life one persons and wounded another, have been arrested. MORE..

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PM arrives to testify before Presidential Commission

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived at the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the allegations of corruption and financial misappropriations of state institutions, a short while ago. MORE..

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‘Joker’ continues to receive rave reviews after TIFF premiere

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TIFF screening venue refuses to show Netflix or Amazon films

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