Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, former President Maithripala Sirisena and other political leaders were present on the occasion.
22 Nov 2019 1:46 AM
According to experts, brain injury during labour or childbirth is one of the leading causes of epilepsy in babies.
21 Nov 2019 4:48 PM
South Korean President Moon Jae-in sent a letter of invitation to Kim on Nov 5.
21 Nov 2019 3:41 PM
Gotabhaya will embark on his first foreign tour with a visit to India on November 29 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
21 Nov 2019 2:37 PM
The university on Kowloon peninsula is the last of 5 that protesters had occupied to use as bases from which to disrupt the city.
21 Nov 2019 2:32 PM
Pakistan has been trying to internationalise the Kashmir issue.
20 Nov 2019 9:02 PM
Mahinda, the current main opposition leader, will assume duties soon after incumbent Wickremesinghe steps down formally on Thursday.
20 Nov 2019 7:38 PM
The Israeli army said they had targeted around a dozen military sites, including warehouses and military command centres.
20 Nov 2019 4:44 PM
alleging that the 'selected' government has offered National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) to Khan's sister.
20 Nov 2019 2:46 PM
Written by Inoue, song, 'Protect all Life - Signs of the Times', is based on theme of Pope's Japan visit and was partly composed using AI.
20 Nov 2019 1:42 PM
There was no immediate comment from the US embassy in Afghanistan.
19 Nov 2019 5:13 PM
The statement further said that the slain terrorists have been involved in a series of anti-government activities.
19 Nov 2019 4:33 PM
Tensions between India and Pakistan spiked after New Delhi abrogated provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution.
19 Nov 2019 3:34 PM
At Pakistan's request, Qureshi's letter has since been circulated to the UN membership as an official document of the Security Council.
19 Nov 2019 12:06 PM
The university siege has become a battle of wills between Hong Kong's stretched police force and the constantly innovating protest movement.
19 Nov 2019 10:47 AM
Rajapaksa, 70, defeated Sajith Premadasa, 52, by more than 13 lakh votes, the election commission announced on Sunday.
18 Nov 2019 11:02 AM
This also marks the return of the powerful Rajapaksa dynasty known for its pro-China tilt.
18 Nov 2019 7:02 AM
Taiwan recently announced that trade between Taiwan and these 18 nations “amounted to US$ 117 billion in 2018, a 22 per cent increase from 2016”.
18 Nov 2019 1:52 AM
The documents include previously unpublished speeches by Xi as well as directives on the surveillance and control of the Uighur population.
17 Nov 2019 12:59 PM
It was also the first time in over a year that the PLA local garrison has been involved in the public community work.
17 Nov 2019 10:49 AM