Swimming: Kyle breaks 200m IM record at World C’ships in  Canada


Sri Lanka’s Kyle Abeysinghe established a new record in the men’s 200m Individual Medley event at the ongoing 13th FINA (short course) Swimming Championship held in Windsor, Canada on Wednesday.

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AG files fresh indictments against Basil


The Attorney General today filed fresh indictments against former Minister Basil Rajapaksa and former Director General of the Divi Neguma Department Kithsiri Ranawaka.

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Construction on largest Christmas tree suspended


Construction of the ‘world’s largest Christmas Tree’ has been temporarily suspended.

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Karuna released on bail


Former Deputy Minister Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias 'Karuna Amman,' who had been in remand custody for allegedly misusing a Government vehicle, was released on bail today by the Colombo Chief Magistrate.

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O/L exams underways


Students in the the North  sitting for the 2016 G.

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Jayalalithaa buried, Panneerselvam named as the new CM to unite party


Masses of grieving supporters wailed, beat their chests and cast flowers on Tuesday as actress-turned-politician Jayaram Jayalalithaa, one of India's most powerful leaders, was buried on the shorefront in Chennai.

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Police use novel means to drive home message of road safety


With many bus drivers,motorists and tuk drivers taking to the streets in recent days to protest the high road fines, the Police  took to the streets recently  in a demonstration style - holding placards on road safety in and around Colombo.

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President & PM condolence over demise of TN Chief Minister Jayalalithaa


President Maithripala Sirisena said India loses a leading female politician and a truly pro-poor leader, whom people fondly called ‘Amma’ as Tamil Nadu is mourming for the demise of its Chief Minister Ms.

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SL to seek India's help to get nine sailors detained in Yemen released


The government will seek assistance from India to secure the release of nine Sri Lankan sailors who are being held by Yemeni pirates aboard the Greek Vessel named Fair Appollon which is anchored in the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, Deputy Foreign Minister Harsha De Silva told Parliament today.

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