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01
November
Call 1929 and provide info on children displaced by Koslanda landslide

The National Child Protection Authority has called...

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01
November
Vision of a Nation' exhibition begins today

President Mahinda Rajapaksa will inaugurate 'Visio...

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01
November
Spill Gates of several reservoirs opened

The Spill Gates of the Castlereigh, Wimalasurendra...

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01
November
Public weather: Fairly heavy falls likely at some places

The Met Dept. forecasts that showers or thundersho...

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01
November
Update: Fairly rough sea areas from Jaffna to H'tota via Batti

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several pl...

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01
November
Maldives express condolences to bereaved family members of the landslide

The government and People of Maldives have extende...

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01
November
Sudden increase of wind speed over sea areas

Due to the active cloudiness to the east and to th...

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31
October
Sri Lankan Airlines’ A330-300 fortified with Thales AVANT system

With this milestone, Sri Lankan Airlines becomes t...

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31
October
Pakistan Offers Assistance to the Sri Lankan Landslide Victims

The High Commissioner of Pakistan, Maj Gen Qasim Q...

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01
November
More than 300 Scientists receive President's Awards for Scientific Publications
President - Parliament

President Mahinda Rajapaksa emphasised how important it is to make Sri Lanka the knowledge hub in order to encourage scholars who are engaged in resea...

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01
November
Govt. gives high priority for Northern Expressway construction work
Development - Provincial

The Government has given high priority for the construction of the portion of the Northern Expressway from Enderamulla to Galewela and the portion of ...

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01
November
December first week dedicated for "Nirogiee Lanka"
Development - Provincial

The Government has taken steps to declare the period from 1st to 7th December 2014 as the week for the “Nirogiee Lanka” National Health Programme 2014...

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01
November
Kurunegala Town to be developed as the Main Urban Center in NWP
Development - Provincial

The Urban Development Authority has identified Kurunegala Town to be developed as the Main Urban Centre in the North Western Province at a total cost ...

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01
November
Rapid increease in Water levels of Hydropower Plants
Development - Provincial

The Ceylon Electricity Board said that the water levels of the Hydropower plants have increased rapidly. As a result the capacity of generating hydro ...

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01
November
Pakistan Offers Assistance to the Sri Lankan Landslide Victims
Development - Provincial

The High Commissioner of Pakistan, Maj Gen Qasim Qureshi along with the entire staff of the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka has expressed the...

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01
November
First transformer flying car ready for production
World - Business

The world’s first production-ready flying car, which transforms from an automobile to a plane in just several seconds, has been unveiled to the public...

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01
November
SriLankan Airlines receives first of six new A330-300 on order
Development - Provincial

Airline continues to grow its all-Airbus fleet with its newest member   SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, has taken delive...

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01
November
Anuradhapura Public Fair to be developed
Development - Provincial

Under the the Anuradhapura Town Development Plan, it is proposed to develop the Anuradhapura Public Fair in an extent of 1.19 Ha of land, which is own...

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01
November
Sri Lanka to establish a new Vessel Monitoring System
Development - Provincial

The Government has taken steps to establish a new Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) to monitor the thousands of multi day fishing boats in the Sri Lankan...

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01
November
‘Deepavali Festival of Light’ celebrated in London
Development - Provincial

Members of the Sri Lankan community in the UK joined staff members of the Sri Lanka Mission in celebrating Deepavali in the form of a “Festival of Lig...

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01
November
Cuba, United Kingdom to Relaunch Bilateral Relations
World - Business

Havana, The vice-president of the Council of Ministers of Cuba, Ricardo Cabrisas; and the Minister of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the ...

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01
November
Budget 2015: Second reading vote today
Budget - 2015

Vote on the Second Reading of Budget 2015 is scheduled to take place at 5.00 pm in Parliament today. ...

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31
October
Education system changed to achieve science and knowledge based developed country status
President - Parliament

President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that his government was introducing radical changes to the country’s education system to enable it producing scientis...

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31
October
Do not fall prey for bogus docs promising to cure AIDS
President - Parliament

Deputy Health Minister Lalith Dissanayake requested from general public not to fall prey for propaganda by certain homeopathy and ayurvedic doctors wh...

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31
October
Govt. strong enough to take care of Koslanda landslide victims
President - Parliament

Government was capable of taking care of people affected by the Koslanda landslide and there was no need for foreign assistance or aids, Disaster Mana...

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31
October
Defence Services Games 2014 finals on Nov.5
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Sri Lanka Navy hosts the Defence Services Games (DSG) 2014 under the direction of the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera, who is the ...

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31
October
Gladiators´ Diet Was Mostly Veggies, says Study
World - Business

Vienna: The diet of Roman gladiators was based on cereals and included very little meat, according to an investigation carried out by scientists of th...

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31
October
Sara League 1st week-end matches postponed to last week
Sports - Cultural - Travel

The Sri Lanka Cricket Tournament Committee has decided to postpone the 1st week end matches (1st and 2nd November) of Sara Tournament to the last week...

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31
October
SL's Investment Promotion Minister calls on Japan's State Minister of METI
World - Business

Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardene congratulated the newly appointed State Minister [Senior Vice Minister] of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry ...

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31
October
Four Sri Lankan films at Seattle festival
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Acclaimed Sri Lankan director Prasanna Vithanage will attend the 9th annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival. In all, up to four Sri Lankan films wil...

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Development - Provincial

01
November
Govt. gives high priority for Northern Expressway construction work

The Government has given high priority for the construction of the portion of the Northern Expressway from Enderamulla to Galewela and the portion of ...

Read full article
01
November
December first week dedicated for "Nirogiee Lanka"

The Government has taken steps to declare the period from 1st to 7th December 2014 as the week for the “Nirogiee Lanka” National Health Programme 2014...

Read full article
01
November
Kurunegala Town to be developed as the Main Urban Center in NWP

The Urban Development Authority has identified Kurunegala Town to be developed as the Main Urban Centre in the North Western Province at a total cost ...

Read full article
01
November
Rapid increease in Water levels of Hydropower Plants

The Ceylon Electricity Board said that the water levels of the Hydropower plants have increased rapidly. As a result the capacity of generating hydro ...

Read full article
01
November
Pakistan Offers Assistance to the Sri Lankan Landslide Victims

The High Commissioner of Pakistan, Maj Gen Qasim Qureshi along with the entire staff of the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka has expressed the...

Read full article
01
November
SriLankan Airlines receives first of six new A330-300 on order

Airline continues to grow its all-Airbus fleet with its newest member   SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, has taken delive...

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More
Development - Provincial

President - Parliament

01
November
More than 300 Scientists receive President's Awards for Scientific Publications

President Mahinda Rajapaksa emphasised how important it is to make Sri Lanka the knowledge hub in order to encourage scholars who are engaged in resea...

Read full article
01
November
Budget 2015: Second reading vote today

Vote on the Second Reading of Budget 2015 is scheduled to take place at 5.00 pm in Parliament today. ...

Read full article
31
October
Education system changed to achieve science and knowledge based developed country status

President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that his government was introducing radical changes to the country’s education system to enable it producing scientis...

Read full article
31
October
Do not fall prey for bogus docs promising to cure AIDS

Deputy Health Minister Lalith Dissanayake requested from general public not to fall prey for propaganda by certain homeopathy and ayurvedic doctors wh...

Read full article
31
October
Govt. strong enough to take care of Koslanda landslide victims

Government was capable of taking care of people affected by the Koslanda landslide and there was no need for foreign assistance or aids, Disaster Mana...

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31
October
New Heads of Mission Present Credentials to President; Express Condolences on Koslanda Landslide

Four new ambassadors and one high commissioner presented their credentials to President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday (O...

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President - Parliament

World - Business

01
November
First transformer flying car ready for production

The world’s first production-ready flying car, which transforms from an automobile to a plane in just several seconds, has been unveiled to the public...

Read full article
01
November
Cuba, United Kingdom to Relaunch Bilateral Relations

Havana, The vice-president of the Council of Ministers of Cuba, Ricardo Cabrisas; and the Minister of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the ...

Read full article
31
October
Gladiators´ Diet Was Mostly Veggies, says Study

Vienna: The diet of Roman gladiators was based on cereals and included very little meat, according to an investigation carried out by scientists of th...

Read full article
31
October
SL's Investment Promotion Minister calls on Japan's State Minister of METI

Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardene congratulated the newly appointed State Minister [Senior Vice Minister] of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry ...

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31
October
Researcher Claims Amazons Really Existed

Athens: Ancient Amazonian female warriors made famous by Greek legend were actually real, according to latest research by scholar Adrienne Mayo, Proto...

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31
October
Sri Lanka attends ICC Conference on Global Economic recovery in Dhaka

The Export Development Board of Sri Lanka led a trade delegation from Sri Lanka to participate at the International Chamber of Commerce Conference on ...

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World - Business

Sports - Cultural -Travel

31
October
Defence Services Games 2014 finals on Nov.5

Sri Lanka Navy hosts the Defence Services Games (DSG) 2014 under the direction of the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera, who is the ...

Read full article
31
October
Sara League 1st week-end matches postponed to last week

The Sri Lanka Cricket Tournament Committee has decided to postpone the 1st week end matches (1st and 2nd November) of Sara Tournament to the last week...

Read full article
31
October
Four Sri Lankan films at Seattle festival

Acclaimed Sri Lankan director Prasanna Vithanage will attend the 9th annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival. In all, up to four Sri Lankan films wil...

Read full article
31
October
SLC ropes in sports psychologist

Sri Lanka have enlisted the help of sports psychologist and former England offspinner Jeremy Snape for their upcoming home series against England. Sri...

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31
October
Sri Lanka Tour of Pakistan 2015 - Squad for Training

At Selection Committee Meeting held the Woman's National Selectors selected the following players for the pool of the Pakistan Tour 2015 to be playe...

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30
October
Vote for Sri Lanka Captain Angelo Mathews as the ICC People's Player

Sri Lanka Captain Angelo Mathews is one of the nominees for LG People's Choice Award 2014. ...

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Sports - Cultural -Travel

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