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Fashion Bug opens doors at Kotahena

Sri Lanka, July 15 -- The Fashion Bug Kotahena branch was open by Chief Guest Deshamanya Deshabandu Mr. S. P. Sivaraj - Founder of ADELA Trading Company, Mr. Rizal Subian - Chairman of Fashion Bug, Mr... Read More


Nishantha Ulugetenna new Navy Commander

Sri Lanka, July 15 -- Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenna was appointed as the 24th Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday. Vice Admir... Read More


Gammanpila proposes index to rate ministers' performance

Sri Lanka, July 15 -- Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Leader Udaya Gammanpila has proposed the creation of an index to rate the performance of ministers quarterly. Speaking at a news briefing at the par... Read More


Some ministers, MPs wanted to hide info: Ex-DIG

Sri Lanka, July 15 -- Some MPs and ministers had instructed their security officers not to reveal that they had been informed about a possible terror attack by a group connected to National Thawheed J... Read More


Kulawansa caLLs for elite pool to target Olympic medal in 2024 or 2028

Sri Lanka, July 15 -- By Susil Premalal A common elite pool needs to be formed if Sri Lanka is to target a medal at the 2024 or 2028 Olympic Games, says Sriyani Kulawansa, President of Sri Lanka Olym... Read More


Pope appoints Auxiliary Bishop to Colombo Archdiocese

Sri Lanka, July 15 -- Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Anton Ranjith Pilleynayagam as an Auxiliary Bishop of Colombo, The Vatican announced yesterday. He has been appointed in addition to Bishops J.D. ... Read More


Govt. denies 'Restricted Areas' report

Sri Lanka, July 15 -- The government information department yesterday denied a report widely circulating on social media saying several areas across the country had been marked as 'Restricted Areas' f... Read More


Trump identifies another hoax: Coronavirus

Sri Lanka, July 15 -- President Donald Trump on Monday took a swipe at health experts in his government leading the U.S. response to the coronavirus, and one of them, Dr. Anthony Fauci, answered with ... Read More


New Zealand Opposition Leader resigns after 53 days

Sri Lanka, July 15 -- Wellington (dpa) 14 July - New Zealand's opposition leader Todd Muller has resigned after just 53 days in the position, just months before the country heads to the polling booths... Read More


Covid-19 pandemic - No intention to hide actual scenario: DGHS

Sri Lanka, July 15 -- Director General of Health Services (DGHS) Dr. Anil Jasinghe said there were only 19 Covid-19 cases reported yesterday and that they had no intention of hiding the actual situati... Read More