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    Sri Lankan Foreign Minister leaves for Europe

    Sri Lankan Foreign Minister leaves for Europe

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Mangala Samaraweera will start an official tour in Europe today. Accordingly, he will first reach Brussels in Belgium. He expects to meet members of the European…

    Murray beats Dimitrov in epic

    Murray beats Dimitrov in epic

    Andy Murray won a gruelling late-night contest with Grigor Dimitrov to reach his sixth consecutive Australian Open quarter-final. The British number one came through 6-4 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 7-5 in…

    Boko Haram attacks key Nigeria city

    Boko Haram attacks key Nigeria city

    Fighters from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram have launched an attack on the key city of Maiduguri in north-eastern Nigeria, reports say. Fierce fighting was reported on the outskirts.…

    President Sirisena condoles death of Saudi King Abdullah

    President Sirisena condoles death of Saudi King Abdullah

    President Maithripala Sirisena today  expressed his deepest condolences and offered sympathy to the people of Saudi Arabia on the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Abdullah ibn Abdilaziz  the…

    Three New Governors Appointed

    Three New Governors Appointed

    Three new Governors for Western, Southern and North Western Provinces were sworn in by President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday at the Presidential Secretariat. The three new Governors are K.C.Logeswaran, Governor-Western…

    Kiran Bedi: India’s BJP names Delhi chief minister candidate

    Kiran Bedi: India’s BJP names Delhi chief minister candidate

    India’s governing BJP party has named former senior policewoman Kiran Bedi as its candidate for chief minister in upcoming Delhi elections. The city will vote on 7 February and counting…

    12-Hour Water Supply Interruption – Kalatuwawa Transmission Line

    12-Hour Water Supply Interruption – Kalatuwawa Transmission Line

    Due to urgent maintenance works in main water transmission line from Kalatuwawa to Colombo, water supply to the following areas will be interrupted form 8.00Am to 8.00Pm on Saturday 24th…

    New Saudi king promises continuity

    New Saudi king promises continuity

    Saudi Arabian King Salman has pledged continuity, hours after his accession to the throne following the death of his half-brother, King Abdullah. The new king moved swiftly to appoint heirs…

    A Special Commission to probe into large scale corruptions

    Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne charing his first Cabinet Press Briefing as the Cabinet Spokesperson, said that the government has already taken action to probe into corruption, malpractices and irregularities that…

    Air China launches flights to Colombo

    Air China launches flights to Colombo

    Air China, the flag carrier and one of the People’s Republic of China’s major airlines will launch direct flights from Chengdu to Colombo, with operations beginning from February 2015 onwards.…