(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Leader Anura Dissanayaka said at the JVP’s “Il Maha Viru Samaruma” (November Heroes Commemoration) held in Galle yesterday that they were commemorating those members of the JVP who sacrificed their lives for the defense of the nation against those rulers who were destroying the country at that time."Battle rages on against principal political parties –Anura"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –So far this year, Facebook has shut down 5.4 billion fake accounts on its main platform, but millions likely remain, the social networking giant said Wednesday. That’s compared to roughly 3.3 billion fake accounts removed in all of 2018."Facebook has shut down 5.4 billion fake accounts this year"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran has been banned from his country’s next four Twenty20 internationals after admitting to tampering with the ball."West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran banned for ball-tampering"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Presidential candidate of the New Democratic Front (NDF), Sajith Premadasa reaffirmed opportunities for all individuals to reap maximum benefits through respective fields under a new rule."Opportunities for all to reap maximum benefits – Sajith"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A new contingent of 243 Army personnel of the Combat Convoy Company (CCC) of the Army, set to serve in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) left the country last evening (12), the Army media unit said today."Army deploys 243 troops to Mali for peacekeeping operations"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A five-year ban imposed by the Indian Central Government on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has been confirmed by a tribunal set up by the Narendra Modi Government to examine whether the prohibitions on the terror organisation should continue, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported."Indian tribunal confirms five year ban on the LTTE"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The campaigning for the Presidential Election 2019 ends tonight, the Elections Commission announced."Presidential Election campaigning ends at midnight today"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The New Democratic Front (NDF) presidential candidate minister Sajith Premadasa yesterday vowed to protect the freedom of the press and if elected to take several measures including the establishment of a world class media development centre to facilitate capacity building for institutions and individuals."Press freedom will be ensured, protected – Sajith"