10:57 am - Friday 19 December 2014

World

At least 145 people, 135 of them children, have been killed in a Taliban assault on an army-run school in Peshawar, Pakistani officials say. Five or s...

Haiti President Michel Martelly is seeking his fourth prime minister since taking office in 2011 after Laurent Lamothe quit to diffuse growing protest...

Economy

The tourist industry is massively hindered due to holding an election during the tourist season when more foreign tourists, specially from countries i...

Britain’s upper parliament, House of Lords on Thursday discussed plans to encourage more bilateral trade between the United Kingdom and Sri Lank...

Sports

Kumar Sangakkara, playing his final one-day international on home soil, set a record for the most runs in a calendar year as Sri Lanka thumped England...

Sri Lankan fast bowler Suranga Lakmal picked up 4 wickets as England were bowled out for 202 runs giving the home team a 90-run victory in the 6th ODI...

Entertainment

The State Children’s Drama Festival 2014 jointly organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Panel of Drama of the Sri Lanka Arts Council ...

The International Film Festival Colombo 2014 ( IFFCOLOMBO2014) proudly announce that Christophe Gans’s Franco-German romantic fantasy film based on th...

Political

Maithri will be sworn-in immediately – Mangala (Video)

Common opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena will be sworn in immediately if he is elected the P...

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I request all Tamil leaders join hands to develop this country- MR

This area was enveloped in darkness for 30 long years which spread differences in nationality and re...

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What alternative has Maithripala Sirisena presented to the country – asks G L

The United People’s Freedom Alliance convened a media briefing Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G...

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Health

UN proclaims International Day of Yoga

The United Nations on Thursday proclaimed June 21 to be International Day of Yoga, following a propo...

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WHO declares end of Ebola outbreak in Nigeria

The Ebola virus was introduced into Nigeria on 20 July when an infected Liberian man arrived by aero...

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10,000 new Ebola cases per week could be seen: WHO

A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week wi...

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