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05
March
Govt to investigate into reports on Sri Lankans Swiss accounts

The government would investigate into reports on S...

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04
March
National Ceremony of International Women's Day 2015 in Anuradhapura

Sri Lanka will celebrate the 105th International W...

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04
March
India, Sri Lanka fishing talks to recommence

Sri Lanka yesterday (03) accepted India's request ...

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04
March
Sri Lanka's Central Bank withdraws 5 per cent SDF rate

The Sri Lanka Central Bank on the understanding th...

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03
March
Customs seize 16,000 Ltrs of Ethanol

A consignment of 16 000 litres of ethanol valued a...

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03
March
Batti woman jailed for 02 yrs for engraving on Sigiriya wall

A woman who was charged with causing damage to the...

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05
March
Pregnant Mothers to get Rs.20,000 allowance from March 21
Development - Provincial

The proposed Rs. 20,000 allowance for expectant mothers in the new government's interim budget will be paid from 21st March, 2015, which is part of th...

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05
March
Cabinet suspends Implementation of Port City Project
Development - Provincial

The Cabinet approval was granted to suspend immediately the Chinese funded Colombo Port City Project, Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Rajitha Senaratne ...

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05
March
A boost to vegetable cultivation to control price increase
Development - Provincial

The government has taken steps to introduce measures to control the increase of vegetable prices and to maintain a fixed vegetable price throughout th...

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05
March
Sri Lanka to hold 'Ceylon Tea Expo Exhibition' in 2017
Development - Provincial

The Government has taken steps to hold the 'Ceylon Tea Expo Exhibition' in Sri Lanka in 2017 and not in 2015, Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Rajitha Se...

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05
March
Sri Lanka needs fiscal consolidation to cut debt: IMF
World - Business

The International Monetary Fund ( IMF) said on Wednesday that Sri Lanka’s economic prospects remain favorable under the new government but a mid-term ...

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05
March
SriLankan Airlines net losses up by 24 percent in 2014
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka's national carrier, SriLankan Airline's net losses increased by 24 percent in 2014 amounting to Rs. 32.4 billion, data in the 2013/2014 annu...

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05
March
President to open Replica of Bodh-Gaya Temple in Ratnapura, today
President - Parliament

Today, March 05 is Medin Full Moon Poya Day. ...

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05
March
I will never influence anyone in implementing law against criminals - PM in Parliament
President - Parliament

A civilized government as well as a civilized media culture would be created under the Maithri Rule, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in Parli...

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05
March
Sri Lanka Tourism and Tea Board in a Rs.1bn tie up
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka Tourism promotions bureau(SLTPB) whose focus is to drive Sri Lanka as destination brand globally, has extended it's support to build ceylon ...

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05
March
Salt Increases Physical Performance in Sports - Report
World - Business

Stokolm,:Spanish researchers have analysed the effectiveness of salt on sports performance in triathletes. ...

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05
March
Committed to strengthen free education – President
President - Parliament

President Maithripala Sirisena stressed that he is totally committed to strengthen the right to free education of all children in the country. “While ...

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05
March
Nimal Lewke appointed Chairman of National Sports Council
Development - Provincial

Retired senior DIG Nimal Lewke has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Sports Council for a period of three years by Minister of Tourism an...

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05
March
Aswin de Silva assumes duties as Chairman NSB
Development - Provincial

Aswin de Silva, a senior finance professional assumed duties as chairman of the National Savings Bank yesterday (04) at the NSB Head Office , Kollupit...

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04
March
Parliament debates on National Medicinal Drugs Policy
President - Parliament

The Bill on National Drug Regulatory Authority has been taken up for debate in parliament. The Bill was presented by Minister Rajitha Senaratne. The d...

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04
March
Turkish plane skids off runway, close shave for 238 people
World - Business

Nearly 240 people on board a Turkish Airlines jet had a lucky escape when the plane missed the runway on landing in dense fog at the Kathmandu airport...

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04
March
India's billionaire population fourth highest
World - Business

NEW YORK: According to the latest Forbes rich list for the year 2015, India is home to the fourth largest number of billionaires across the world. US ...

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04
March
Pakistan Naval Ships in Sri Lanka on a Goodwill visit
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Pakistan Navy Ship Zulfiquar arrived at the port of Trincomalee on 3rdMarch 2015 on a four days goodwill visit. This port call is part of strong multi...

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04
March
Ratmalana Airport to be used for civilian transportation
Development - Provincial

The Government has drawn attention to utilize Ratmalana Airport for inland civil passenger transportation, Ports Shipping and Aviation Minister Arjuna...

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04
March
Dutch national's rescue mission, the best example to mirror Sri Lankan hospitality
Sports - Cultural - Travel

The miraculous escape of the Dutch national Martin (35) who fell from the World’s End cliff and the bravery of personnel who risked their lives to sav...

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04
March
Yoshitha summoned to CCD
Development - Provincial

Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) has summoned Yoshitha Rajapaksa, son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to record a statement on the light aircraft f...

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04
March
Presidential Task Force on Reconciliation established
President - Parliament

A Special Presidential Task Force on Reconciliations chaired by Charlie Jayawardene has been established under the directives of President Maithripala...

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05
March
Pregnant Mothers to get Rs.20,000 allowance from March 21

The proposed Rs. 20,000 allowance for expectant mothers in the new government's interim budget will be paid from 21st March, 2015, which is part of th...

Read full article
05
March
Cabinet suspends Implementation of Port City Project

The Cabinet approval was granted to suspend immediately the Chinese funded Colombo Port City Project, Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Rajitha Senaratne ...

Read full article
05
March
A boost to vegetable cultivation to control price increase

The government has taken steps to introduce measures to control the increase of vegetable prices and to maintain a fixed vegetable price throughout th...

Read full article
05
March
Sri Lanka to hold 'Ceylon Tea Expo Exhibition' in 2017

The Government has taken steps to hold the 'Ceylon Tea Expo Exhibition' in Sri Lanka in 2017 and not in 2015, Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Rajitha Se...

Read full article
05
March
SriLankan Airlines net losses up by 24 percent in 2014

Sri Lanka's national carrier, SriLankan Airline's net losses increased by 24 percent in 2014 amounting to Rs. 32.4 billion, data in the 2013/2014 annu...

Read full article
05
March
Sri Lanka Tourism and Tea Board in a Rs.1bn tie up

Sri Lanka Tourism promotions bureau(SLTPB) whose focus is to drive Sri Lanka as destination brand globally, has extended it's support to build ceylon ...

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Development - Provincial

President - Parliament

05
March
I will never influence anyone in implementing law against criminals - PM in Parliament

A civilized government as well as a civilized media culture would be created under the Maithri Rule, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in Parli...

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05
March
Committed to strengthen free education – President

President Maithripala Sirisena stressed that he is totally committed to strengthen the right to free education of all children in the country. “While ...

Read full article
04
March
Parliament debates on National Medicinal Drugs Policy

The Bill on National Drug Regulatory Authority has been taken up for debate in parliament. The Bill was presented by Minister Rajitha Senaratne. The d...

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04
March
Presidential Task Force on Reconciliation established

A Special Presidential Task Force on Reconciliations chaired by Charlie Jayawardene has been established under the directives of President Maithripala...

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04
March
President Sirisena visits Nallur Kovil

President Maithripala Sirisena after participating at the Northern Province Coordinating Committee Meeting, visited the Nallur Kovil and engaged in re...

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05
March
Sri Lanka needs fiscal consolidation to cut debt: IMF

The International Monetary Fund ( IMF) said on Wednesday that Sri Lanka’s economic prospects remain favorable under the new government but a mid-term ...

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05
March
Salt Increases Physical Performance in Sports - Report

Stokolm,:Spanish researchers have analysed the effectiveness of salt on sports performance in triathletes. ...

Read full article
04
March
Turkish plane skids off runway, close shave for 238 people

Nearly 240 people on board a Turkish Airlines jet had a lucky escape when the plane missed the runway on landing in dense fog at the Kathmandu airport...

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04
March
India's billionaire population fourth highest

NEW YORK: According to the latest Forbes rich list for the year 2015, India is home to the fourth largest number of billionaires across the world. US ...

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04
March
Non-Aligned Countries to Cooperate on Improving Human Rights

Geneva: The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) asserted in Geneva on Tuesday (03) that dialogue, tolerance and international cooperation are essential to impr...

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04
March
Singapore, the Most Expensive City of the World

Singapore: Singapore maintained today the first place as the most expensive city of the world, according to British magazine The Economist, which publ...

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04
March
Pakistan Naval Ships in Sri Lanka on a Goodwill visit

Pakistan Navy Ship Zulfiquar arrived at the port of Trincomalee on 3rdMarch 2015 on a four days goodwill visit. This port call is part of strong multi...

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04
March
Dutch national's rescue mission, the best example to mirror Sri Lankan hospitality

The miraculous escape of the Dutch national Martin (35) who fell from the World’s End cliff and the bravery of personnel who risked their lives to sav...

Read full article
03
March
Seekkuge sent as stand-by to injured Herath

Sri Lanka Cricket announces that Leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna will go to Australia as a stand by for left-arm spinner Rangana Herath. Herath split hi...

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03
March
‘SKY FIESTA 2015’ ends successfully

Aviation Voice in collaboration with the Royal College Aviation Society has organized 'Sky Fiesta 2015' a gathering of aviation lovers which was held ...

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02
March
2nd Edition of Pakistan Golf Tournament Concludes in Colombo

The second edition of Pakistan Golf Tournament was held at Royal Golf Club Colombo on 28th February 2015 in which prominent Sri Lankan golfers and mem...

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02
March
Clarification to certain Media Reports on ICC World Cup 2015

Sri Lanka Cricket has made the following clarification with regard to the news item that appeared in a certain newspaper under the caption "Sri Lanka ...

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