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Ranil still has the majority; 117 MPs express confidence in former PM

Ranil still has the majority; 117 MPs express confidence in former PM

Sri Lanka Parliament passed a Vote of Confidence today stating that UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe commands the confidence of Par...
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Petition against Mahinda Rajapaksa's Premiership postponed

Petition against Mahinda Rajapaksa's Premiership postponed

The Court of Appeal on Wednesday postponed until next month the hearing of a petition restraining Mahinda Rajapaksa and his purpor...
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Sri Lankan immigrant jailed for repeatedly abusing two minors in Australia 

Sri Lankan immigrant jailed for repeatedly abusing two minors in Australia 

A babysitter who sexually abused two seven-year-old boys in Perth has been sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison and is lik...
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Sirisena implores TNA to support him; promises to accede to all of their demands 

Sirisena implores TNA to support him; promises to accede to all of their demands 

A special meeting was held between the Tamil National Alliance and President Maithripala Sirisena this morning. According to polit...
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Human rights and guarantees of transitional justice at risk: Amnesty International

Human rights and guarantees of transitional justice at risk: Amnesty International

The sudden appointment of Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Minister in October, and the ensuing constitutional crisis, means that human...
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Sports

Sri Lanka Artillery beats Army Ordinance Corps to win inter-regiment T20 championship

Sri Lanka Artillery beats Army Ordinance Corps to win inter-regiment T20 championship

Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, signalling a new chapter for the promotion of Army Cricket, declared...
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Sri Lanka appoints new fielding coach

Sri Lanka appoints new fielding coach

Sri Lanka on Saturday announced the appointment of former Australian cricketer Steve Rixon as their fielding coach, in a bid to bo...
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Army launches its maiden Handball Tournament 

Army launches its maiden Handball Tournament 

Sri Lanka Army's Handball Committee for the first time in its history launched the maiden ‘Sri Lanka Handball Fiesta - 2018’ on Tu...
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Entertainment

Beyonce! Hillary! India Revels in a Very Big Wedding

Beyonce! Hillary! India Revels in a Very Big Wedding

In a season of big Indian weddings, the Wednesday marriage of the scions of two billionaire families might be the biggest of them...
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Black Panther’ Is First Superhero Movie To Score Golden Globes Best Picture Drama Nod

Black Panther’ Is First Superhero Movie To Score Golden Globes Best Picture Drama Nod

The history-making “Black Panther” just made history again. The Ryan Coogler-directed film has become the first superhero movie to...
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Kevin Hart quits as Oscars host over homophobic tweets

Kevin Hart quits as Oscars host over homophobic tweets

Kevin Hart has stepped down as host of the Oscars next year after tweets emerged in which he used homophobic slurs. The decision c...
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