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28
September
RTI should commence in every sector – President

Right to Information should commence in every sect...

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27
September
First Int’l RTI Conference begins on Wednesday

Sri Lanka’s first ever International Confere...

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26
September
57th Bandaranaike commemoration today

The 57th commemoration ceremony of the founder of ...

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25
September
New budget to fulfill people’s expectations – Finance Minister

Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake assured to b...

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24
September
Price of drugs reduced after 43 years – Health Minister

The process of reducing the price of 47 drug items...

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23
September
More experts expected back in the country – PM

Number of experts, who left the country have retur...

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22
September
I am committed to eradicate poverty and drug menace – President

President Maithripala Sirisena addressing the 71st...

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22
September
Exercise Cormorant Strike -VII' concludes

Final phase of the 'Exercise Cormorant Strike- VII...

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27
September
SriLankan Airlines commences services to Lahore
World - Business

SriLankan Airlines will enhance its focus on the Asia / Middle East region by commencing services between the Pakistani city of Lahore and Sri Lanka&rsq...

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27
September
Bandaranaike commemoration held
Political & Current Affairs

The 57th commemoration ceremony of the founder of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, late Prime Minister of Sri Lanka S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike was held yesterday...

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27
September
National Mosquito Control Week begins today
Development - Provincial

National Mosquito Control Week organized by the Ministry of Health, Nutrition, and Indigenous Medicine begins today (27th Sept.) and will continue until...

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26
September
Drought reported in several districts
Political & Current Affairs

A severe drought situation is reported in Ampara, Polonnaruwa, Trincomalee, Hambantota, and Monaragala Districts causing a water shortage for public use...

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26
September
World Tourism Day tomorrow
World - Business

World Tourism Day 2016 is celebrated tomorrow (Sept.27th) under the theme "Tourism for All - Promoting Universal Accessibility". ...

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26
September
Parents free to come to school with a disciplined dresses
Development - Provincial

Ministry of Education will issue a circular enabling the parents of the students to enter the school premises with any proper disciplined dress. ...

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25
September
Sign language interpreters’ training begins tomorrow
Development - Provincial

A Diploma Course to train 50 sign language interpreters with immediate effect will begin tomorrow at the Ministry of Social Welfare and Empowerment. ...

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25
September
Sri Lankan refugee group to return the country this week
Political & Current Affairs

76Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu, India will arrive in Sri Lanka on 29th September under the UNHCR facilitated voluntary repatriation programme...

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25
September
Meeriyabedda landslide victims to get new houses before Deepavali
Development - Provincial

Houses built for victims of the Meeriyabedda landslide are to be handed over before 'Deepavali" in October this year. According to army media sources 75...

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25
September
“Asi Disi” Cricket Championship begins on September 30
Sports - Cultural - Travel

“Asi Disi” Cricket Championship 2016 organizedby the Ministry of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media will be held on 30th September, 01st, ...

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25
September
Junior Cadet Training recommences
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

'Junior Cadet Training' which ceased to continue from the year 1980 is planned to be resumed under the directions of President Maithripala Sirisena toda...

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24
September
Ambassador called on Speaker of the House of Representatives of Indonesia
World - Business

Sri Lanka’s Ambassador, Dharshana M. Perera called on Dr. H. Ade Komarudin, MH, the Speaker of the House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Raky...

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24
September
Pledging Conference for the Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund
World - Business

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera chairs the Invest in Sustaining Peace - Pledging Conference for the Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund at...

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24
September
Endorsement of our achievements by world leaders is a great incentive and a blessing for Sri Lanka – President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena said that the world leaders have commended Sri Lanka on the achievements of the last 18 months and that is a great incent...

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24
September
First Lankan rubber industry team to leave for India for an int’l training
World - Business

First ever batch of Lankan rubber industry consisting of 25 members including scientists, PhDs and Research and Development (R&D) officers will leav...

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23
September
Minister Samarawickrama underscores Sri Lanka’s interest to deepen economic cooperation with Korea
World - Business

Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama underscored Sri Lanka’s interest to further strengthen economic re...

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23
September
Ban Ki-moon commend President's commitment to good governance and reconciliation
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highly appreciated President Maithripala Sirisena’s total commitment to good governance and reconciliation. ...

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22
September
President hands over instrument of ratification to Paris Agreement on Climate Change
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena handed over the instruments pertaining to entry into force of Paris Agreement on Climate Change to UN Secretary-General B...

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22
September
Korean Film Festival 2016 in Colombo
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Following on the success of last year’s event, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Sri Lanka and the Korea Foundation will co-host the Korean ...

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22
September
National Mosquito Prevention Week begins on 27
Development - Provincial

Ministry of Health, Nutrition, and Indigenous Medicine will conduct an island-wide Mosquito Prevention Week from September 27 to October 03. The inaugur...

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22
September
John Kerry re-assures fullest support to Sri Lanka
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

US Secretary of State John Kerry saidthe government of the United States highly appreciated and admired the direction of the new government of Sri Lanka...

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