09:29 am - Friday 24 October 2014

World

Canada’s parliament building and other government offices are locked down in Ottawa after an armed attack left at least one injured guard at the count...

Joko Widodo sworn in on October 20 as new president of Indonesia, with the commitment of implementing reforms towards a prosperous country for the wel...

Economy

Fonterra Brands Sri Lanka recently opened water and sanitation facilities at Akaravita MahaVidyalaya, Hanwella, the culmination of a joint initiative ...

The Minister for Mass Media and Information Dr.Keheliya Rambukwella has instructed that priority be given to avert the Leaf-fall disease that is affec...

Sports

Roshan Mahanama became the latest member of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees to reach the 200-mark in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) when...

Following the decision of the WICB to cancel its ongoing tour of India, the BCCI commenced discussions with Sri Lanka Cricket for a limited-overs seri...

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

Presidential poll in January; Can’t Reveal Date – Keheliya Rambukwella

The Presidential Election will be held within the month of January next year, confirmed although he ...

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Rs.10,000 rise for public servants – Ranil Wickremesinghe

A future United National Party government would give Rs.10,000 salary increment to public servants a...

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Patriots should defeat Ranil’s ‘Under-the-Radar Operation’ – Wimal Weerawansa

Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities Minister Wimal Weerawansa says that...

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Health

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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Brazil releases ‘Good’ mosquitoes to fight Dengue Fever

After two years of research, this is the first time that a Latin American country has tested a metho...

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