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Weather today

Ground frost can be expected at some places in the Nuwara-Eliya district in the early hours of the morning in coming days. Mainly fair weather will prevail over most parts of the island. However, showers…



Prince Edward and Countess to visit Sri Lanka

The British High Commission in Colombo has confirmed that Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and the Countess of Wessex, will visit Sri Lanka from 31 January to 4 February 2018. Their Royal Highnesses will represent…





Changes in visa regulations to benefit Sri Lankans

A series of changes proposed to the Immigrants and Emigrants Act No. 20 of 1948, by Minister of Internal Affairs, Wayamba Development and Cultural Affairs, S.B. Navinne, was approved by the Cabinet this week. This…






Plane evacuated after Toronto airport collision

A plane that had just landed in Toronto was evacuated after it was struck by an empty aircraft pushing back from a gate, the airline said. WestJet airlines said its Boeing 737-800 carrying 168 passengers…


Month-long Dhaka trade fair kicks off

News Desk | banglanews24.com DHAKA: The 23rd Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-2018 has begun at Sher-E-Bangla Nagar in the capital city, west side of the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC), on Monday (January 01). Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina…


ලෝකයේ ළාබාලතම ලේඛකයා ලෙස ගිනස් වාර්තාවක් තැබූ දරුවා ජනපති හමු වෙයි

පොතක් ලියා පළ කළ ලෝකයේ ළාබාලතම ලේඛකයා ලෙස ගිනස් පොතට එක් වූ තනුවක සේරසිංහ දරුවා අද (05) ජනාධිපති නිල නිවසේදී ජනාධිපති මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන මැතිතුමා හමු විය. සිය දෙමව්පියන් සමඟ සීෂෙල්ස් හි පදිංචි මෙම දරුවා “Junk…


Woman receives bionic hand with sense of touch

Fergus Walsh –  Medical correspondent – @BBCFergusWalsh  Scientists in Rome have unveiled the first bionic hand with a sense of touch that can be worn outside a laboratory. The recipient, Almerina Mascarello, who lost her left hand…






AI early diagnosis could save heart and cancer patients

By Pallab Ghosh Science correspondent Researchers at an Oxford hospital have developed artificial intelligence (AI) that can diagnose scans for heart disease and lung cancer. The systems will save billions of pounds by enabling the diseases…




විකෘති වූ මුදල් නෝට්ටු හුවමාරු කර ගැනීමට ලබාදී තිබූ කාලය දීර්ග කෙරේ

පිරිසිදු මුදල් නෝට්ටු භාවිතය පිළිබඳ ප‍්‍රතිපත්තිය යටතේ විකෘති වූ මුදල් නෝට්ටු සඳහා මෙම වසරේ දෙසැම්බර් 31 වනදායින් පසු ගෙවීම් සිදු නොකරන බවට ශී‍්‍ර ලංකා මහ බැංකුව තීරණය කර තිබූ අතරජනතාව සතුව පවතින එවැනි මුදල් නෝට්ටු…



The Indian who became the first female doctor in the UAE

Indian national Zulekha Daud is widely understood to be the first practising female doctor in the United Arab Emirates and has played a crucial part in transforming its healthcare sector. She met BBC Hindi’s Zubair…



Weather today

Several spells of light showers will occur at Batticaloa, Hambantota and Matara districts. Showers or thundershowers may occur at few places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Uva provinces and in Nuwara-Eliya district after 2.00 p.m….