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Person arrested for acquiring money to release terror suspects

Person arrested for acquiring money to release terror suspects

Met. Dept. warns of rough seas & thundershowers

The Department of Meteorology says there is a high possibility of heavy showers or thundershowers and sudden roughness, associated with the sudden increase of wind speed (up to 70-80 kmph) in the Southern and South-western sea areas due to the active cloudiness. MORE...

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Bathiudeen sheltering Turkish terrorists, SB alleges

Minister Rishad Bathiudeen has brought in Turkish terrorists and is sheltering them, UPFA Parliamentarian S.B. Dissanayake alleges. MORE..

Chinese Communist Party member calls on President

Member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Chen Min-Er and President Maithripala Sirisena have held a detailed discussion on a wide range of subjects on bilateral relations, economic cooperation and regional stability. MORE..

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Reginald Cooray joins SLPP

The former Governor of the Northern Province Reginald Cooray has obtained the official membership of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP). MORE..

Three candidates make deposits for Prez. poll

Three candidates have reportedly make deposits for the Presidential Election 2019 within the day. MORE..

Akila Dananjaya banned for one year

Sri Lankan spin bowler Akila Dananjaya has been banned from international cricket for a period of one year after his bowling action was found to be illegal. MORE..

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Cabinet decided not to discuss abolishing Executive Presidency now - Mano

The Cabinet of Ministers today decided not to discuss the matter of abolishing the Executive Presidency at this moment as a Presidential Election has already been called, Minister Mano Ganesan said. MORE..

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Disabled war hero climbs lamppost in protest

A disabled war hero had engaged in a protest after climbing on to the top of a lamppost in front of the Fort Railway Station, this afternoon (19). MORE..

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Abolishing Executive Presidency should happen after prez poll – Harin

Minister of Telecommunications, Foreign Employment & Sports Harin Fernando today (19) taking to his Twitter account stated that five ministers of the United National Party (UNP) have confirmed the party’s parliamentary group that “they will support Sajith Premadasa as the Presidential Candidate.” MORE..

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Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan to go ahead as planned

Sri Lanka tour of Pakistan to go ahead as planned

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Call of Duty: Mobile launches on October 1, takes on PUBG Mobile

Call of Duty: Mobile launches on October 1, takes on PUBG Mobile

India bans e-cigarettes as global vaping backlash grows

India bans e-cigarettes as global vaping backlash grows

Apple recalls older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro over fire risk

Apple recalls older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro over fire risk

iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max announced with a triple-camera system

iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max announced with a triple-camera system

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Injuries 0 8 8
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Entertainment

YouTube star Lilly Singh launches NBC talk show

YouTube star Lilly Singh launches NBC talk show

‘Joker’ continues to receive rave reviews after TIFF premiere

‘Joker’ continues to receive rave reviews after TIFF premiere

TIFF screening venue refuses to show Netflix or Amazon films

TIFF screening venue refuses to show Netflix or Amazon films

Nashville school bans Harry Potter books, cites ‘curses and spells are real’

Nashville school bans Harry Potter books, cites ‘curses and spells are real’

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