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White House warns radical Islamic groups

White House warns radical Islamic groups

The Trump administration will make defeating “radical Islamic terror groups” its top foreign policy goal, according to a statement posted on the White House website moments after Donald Trump’s inauguration

Regional solutions key for Asia-Pacific’stransition to sustainable energy

Regional solutions key for Asia-Pacific’stransition to sustainable energy

By Dr.Shamshad Akhtar   The Asia-Pacific region is at a turning point in its energy trajectory. The energy solutions that have fuelled growth in the region over the past few

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Vim DiviyataDisne wows women across Sri Lanka

Vim DiviyataDisne wows women across Sri Lanka

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The Vim DiviyataDisne consumer promotion concluded recently with an awards ceremony at the Unilever Sri Lanka headquarters which saw winners walking away with up to Rs.2 million in prizes. An

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‘La La Land’ dominates Golden Globe awards

‘La La Land’ dominates Golden Globe awards

La La Land steamrolled through a Jimmy Fallon-hosted Golden Globes that mixed the expected, Champagne-sipping Hollywood celebration with often-voiced concern over president-elect Donald Trump. Though La La Land dominated with

Government insists no agreement signed for GSP plus

admin, January 21, 2017

The Government insists it has not signed any agreement with the European Union in order to obtain the EU GSP plus trade ...
President hopes to strengthen ties with US under Trump

admin, January 21, 2017

President Maithripala Sirisena hopes to strengthen ties with the United States under new US President Donald Trump.
India denies claims talks on to take over Trinco port

admin, January 21, 2017

Indian official sources denied Regional Development Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka’s contention that Sri Lanka ...
MS approves meeting between MR and Chief Ministers

admin, January 20, 2017

President Maithripala Sirisena has approved a scheduled meeting between seven Chief Ministers from the Sri Lanka Freedom...
Donald Trump sworn in as the 45th US President

admin, January 20, 2017

Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, succeeding Barack Obama and taking contr...
Fonseka questioned over murder of Lasantha Wickremetunga

admin, January 20, 2017

Minister and former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka was questioned by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today o...
Construction of buildings on port city to begin next year

admin, January 20, 2017

Construction work of the buildings on the port city will begin next year, the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Develo...
President calls on private sector to reduce electricity use

admin, January 20, 2017

President Maithripala Sirisena has requested all private institutions to reduce the use of electricity by switching off ...
Seven arrested and remanded over Colombo protest

admin, January 20, 2017

Seven university students were arrested today and remanded over the protest staged by the Inter University Student's Fed...
Kabir says hands are tied, wants action on Srilankan "mafia"

admin, January 20, 2017

Minister of Public Enterprise Development Kabir Hashim today called for strict action to be taken against a "mafia" at S...
Protest staged outside US Embassy against Donald Trump

admin, January 20, 2017

A protest was staged outside the US Embassy in Colombo today against US President elect Donald Trump.
Human rights chief notes positive steps taken in Sri Lanka

admin, January 20, 2017

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein noted the positive steps taken in Sri Lanka on the hum...
Former Deputy Minister Sarath Kumara granted bail

admin, January 20, 2017

Former Deputy Minister Sarath Kumara Gunaratne was granted bail today by the Colombo Chief Magistrate.
New Zealand and Sri Lanka to consider free trade agreement

admin, January 20, 2017

New Zealand and Sri Lanka will open diplomatic posts in each other's nations and are considering a free trade agreement,...
Jaffna Army chief briefs ICRC on post-conflict situation

admin, January 19, 2017

Commander of the Security Forces in Jaffna, Major General Mahesh Senanayaka, briefed the International Committee of the...

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