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Trump names new acting chief of staff

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- US President Donald Trump has named Mick Mulvaney, the director of the office of management and budget, as acting White House chief of staff. Mulvaney, 51, replaces General John... Read More


Sri Lanka 17/3 in first Test against New Zealand

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- New Zealand won the toss and elected to field, as Sri Lanka took on New Zealand in their 1st Test match, in the two match Test series played at Wellington today. Batting first, ... Read More


2000 policemen deployed in Colombo in view of the festive season

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- Police headquarters announced that more than 2,000 police personnel in uniform and civies will be deployed in the Colombo City during the festive season. Police personnel in civ... Read More


Heroin worth 12.1 million rupees seized from Nugegoda

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- Police Media Spokesperson stated that the Police Narcotics Bureau has arrested two persons in Nugegoda over the possession of heroin. The suspects had been travelling in a three... Read More


Sri Lanka beat India to win Emerging Cup

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- Sri Lanka beat India by 3 runs to win the Asian Cricket Council's Emerging Cup. Sri Lanka batting first in the final played in Colombo made 270 for 7 with Kamindu Mendis top sco... Read More


Gusty winds expected in few areas

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- The MET Department said that the deep depression is located over the Southeast Bay of Bengal approximately 470 km's east-northeast of Trincomalee. The system is very likely to m... Read More


Former President Mahinda reveals the new target

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that since his objective to come in to power through a general election did not materialise he would be stepping down paving the way for t... Read More


New Prime Minister to be sworn in at 10.30 AM tomorrow; 30 Member Cabinet to take oaths on Monday

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said that UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe will take oaths as Prime Minister at 10.30 AM tomorrow at the President's Secretariat. So... Read More


Former President Mahinda steps down as Prime Minister

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa making a special statement said that he has resigned from the post of Prime Minister. Parliamentarian Shehan Semasinghe said that the Former P... Read More


Risk of a shortage of medicine next year

Sri Lanka, Dec. 15 -- The Ministry of Health stated that there is a risk of a shortage of medicine during the first 4 months of next year. The Ministry said that the inability to issue letters of cre... Read More