01:31 pm - Tuesday 21 October 2014

World

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...

China is building a $ 2.4 billion exhibition complex in Shanghai which is expected to be the world’s largest upon completion next year. The Nati...

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

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...

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews has emerged as one of the five players nominated for the LG People’s Choice Award ahead of the ICC annual awards. Pl...

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

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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Obama calls for more efforts against Ebola crisis

Calling Ebola crisis an issue of global security, U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday urged furthe...

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