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She was called "the leader of the free world" as authoritarian populists were on the march in Europe and the United States, but Angela Merkel is wrapping up a...

Angela Merkel, Germany’s ‘eternal’ chancellor, prepares to leave the stage after 16 years

She was called "the leader of the free world" as authoritarian populists were on the march in Europe and the United States, but Angela...

India and America are “natural partners,” Modi tells Harris

US: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday described India and America as “natural partners” as he held the first in-person meeting with Vice...

Delta variant spreading in Sri Lanka named as AY.28

The new Delta branch spreading in Sri Lanka has been officially named as AY.28, an alias of the Sri Lanka lineage which is B.1.617.2.28...

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One more MP tests positive for COVID-19

Galle District MP Chandima Weerakkody has tested positive for COVID. He said that he had done a Rapid Antigen Test at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital...

Reforms underway to benefit prisoners – Minister Ali Sabry

Prisoners are also human beings. They should not be confined to the walls of prisons, Justice Minister Ali Sabry, PC said. The Minister made these...

UNP welcomes President’s decision to sign the “No New Coal” agreement at UNGA

The United National Party (UNP) has expressed that it welcomes the news of the President signing the “No New Coal” Agreement in New York...

Government plans to make Sri Lanka carbon neutral country by 2050 – President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who addressed the UN High-Level Dialogue on Energy on Friday (Sep. 24), said Sri Lanka plans to go carbon neutral, transition...

Sri Lanka and Thailand resolve to build on Buddhist Heritage, boost ties

Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris in his discussion with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Thailand Don Pramudwinai indicated the strong and historical bilateral...

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‘Manike’ violin cover captivates US Envoy

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Local artiste Yohani de Silva who garnered global recognition with her song ‘Manike Mage Hithe’' is all set to perform in India. The current version...

Securities and Exchange Commission Act comes into force

The Speaker of Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena has endorsed his certificate on the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka Bill yesterday (21). The Bill...

Sri Lankan teen wins Botswana beauty pageant

Gimhani Perera, a 17-year-old with Sri Lankan roots, has won the ‘Miss Teen International Botswana 2021’ pageant held in Botswana. The teen, representing her district...

Pushpika De Silva denies it was she who was present with Ratwatte

Mrs. Sri Lanka World 2021, Pushpika De Silva yesterday denied allegations that it was she who was present with Ratwatte at the Welikada Prison...