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28
July
Re forestation of the BOI Zones

The BOI is now taking the environmental protection...

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28
July
General Election 2015: Leave for employees to vote

The Elections Commissioner has emphasized that wor...

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28
July
BOI signs major agreement to revive Kantale Sugar Factory

The Board of Investment signed an investment agree...

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27
July
Expo 2015 secures a 53 million Sapphire order for Sri Lanka

The Commissioner General for Sri Lanka, for Expo 2...

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27
July
Special Awareness Campaign on Disaster Management

A special awareness campaign will be conducted to ...

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27
July
Vision 2020 new web site launched

The Vision 2020 program launched a new web site fo...

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26
July
General Election: 195,000 State Employees on Election Duty

The Deputy Elections Commissioner MM Mohamed said ...

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26
July
Australian High Commissioner calls on Commander of the Navy

The Australian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka  Rob...

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25
July
General Election: 566,823 eligible for postal voting

Additional Elections Commissioner M.M. Mohammed sp...

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28
July
Dr Abdul Kalam 's demise, an irreparable loss not only to India but to entire world – President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Dr. Kalam was a man of firm conviction and indomitable spirit and I saw him as an outstanding statesman of the world. His death is an irreparable loss...

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28
July
BOI launches programme for the greening of BOI Zones and Enterprises
Development - Provincial

The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka as a leading agency in the industrial and economic development of the country has taken the lead in the protectio...

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28
July
President opens sacred relics shrine at Isipathanaramaya, Veyangoda
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena today (July 28) declared open newly built Sri Sarwagna Dhathu Mandiraya (sacred relics shrine room), Golden Fence, Sama...

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28
July
Chameera most exciting bowler since Malinga - Ramanayake
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Sri Lanka's fast-bowling coach Champaka Ramanayake has said that 23-year-old Dushmantha Chameera is the most exciting fast-bowling find he had come ac...

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28
July
Rattan and Reed Industry is in Danger
Development - Provincial

The Industry of rattan and reed is one of the traditional industries in Sri Lanka. ...

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28
July
SLT expands its teleshop network to Mullaitivu
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the leading ICT solutions provider and infrastructure services provider in Sri Lanka expanded its branch network to Mullaitiv...

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28
July
President stresses on the need for financial discipline for country’s prosperity
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena was the Chief Guest at the Global Management Accounting Summit organized under the patronage of Certified Management Ac...

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28
July
Sri Lanka Tourism targeting 75,000 travellers from Australia
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka Tourism focusing on the top ten source markets for Sri Lanka embarked on the key market- Australia, by staging a road show in Melbourne and ...

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28
July
President Sirisena concludes State Visit to Maldives for the 50th Anniversary of Independence
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena returned to Sri Lanka on Monday (27th July) afternoon concluding his State Visit to Maldives for the 50th Anniversary o...

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28
July
Sri Lanka Development Bonds issue oversubscribed to US$ 172.5 Mn.
Development - Provincial

The issue of Sri Lanka Development Bonds (SLDBs) for US$ 50 million has been oversubscribed with total bid received amounting to US$ 172.5 million, th...

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28
July
Sri Lankan to boost flights to India
Development - Provincial

SriLankan Airlines is looking to boost flights to India, join new destinations with Sri Lanka Convention Bureau encouraging corporate entities pitchin...

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28
July
The U.S Trafficking in Persons report for 2015 said official complicity remained a “serious concern”
World - Business

Unveiling a closely-watched annual anti-trafficking report this week the U.S. State Department retained India’s classification as a “Tier II” nation f...

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28
July
Fairly rough seas from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota
Development - Provincial

The Met Dept. says the sea area extending from Matara to Pottuvil via Hambantota will be fairly rough at times as the winds can strengthen up to 50 km...

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28
July
Showers in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Northwestern and Central Provinces
Development - Provincial

Showers will occur at several places in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Northwestern, Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts. Thundershowe...

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28
July
NCCSL seminar on the construction industry
Development - Provincial

The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (NCCSL) will hold a half-day seminar on 'Construction Industry and. the way forward' on Wednesday July 2...

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27
July
Dr.Abdul Kalam, former Indian President passes away
World - Business

Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday following sudden illness. ...

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27
July
President participates in Independence Day celebrations of Maldives
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena participated in the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Maldives as a Special Gues...

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27
July
Divisions in development plans dimidiate development goals - President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena says when the gap between professionals and politicians is minimal, the obstructions for the country’s development will...

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27
July
Unite to eradicate drug menace, President appeals to South Asian leaders
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

All South Asian leaders should work in unison to eradicate the drug menace which is a threat to the entire South Asian Region, said Sri Lankan Preside...

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27
July
Half Year Tourism earnings cross $1.3 billion mark
Development - Provincial

Whilst the 1st Half Year tourism earnings crossed the $1.3bn mark with the industry poised to achieve a $3 billion in 2015, Sri Lanka tourism is seein...

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27
July
Claim Rubber Ownership Certificates before July 30
Development - Provincial

Rubber Development Department's Director General emphasised that it is mandatory for small rubber land owners to  obtain the ownership certificates on...

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28
July
BOI launches programme for the greening of BOI Zones and Enterprises

The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka as a leading agency in the industrial and economic development of the country has taken the lead in the protectio...

Read full article
28
July
Rattan and Reed Industry is in Danger

The Industry of rattan and reed is one of the traditional industries in Sri Lanka. ...

Read full article
28
July
SLT expands its teleshop network to Mullaitivu

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the leading ICT solutions provider and infrastructure services provider in Sri Lanka expanded its branch network to Mullaitiv...

Read full article
28
July
Sri Lanka Tourism targeting 75,000 travellers from Australia

Sri Lanka Tourism focusing on the top ten source markets for Sri Lanka embarked on the key market- Australia, by staging a road show in Melbourne and ...

Read full article
28
July
Sri Lanka Development Bonds issue oversubscribed to US$ 172.5 Mn.

The issue of Sri Lanka Development Bonds (SLDBs) for US$ 50 million has been oversubscribed with total bid received amounting to US$ 172.5 million, th...

Read full article
28
July
Sri Lankan to boost flights to India

SriLankan Airlines is looking to boost flights to India, join new destinations with Sri Lanka Convention Bureau encouraging corporate entities pitchin...

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President - Parliament - Prime Minister

28
July
Dr Abdul Kalam 's demise, an irreparable loss not only to India but to entire world – President

Dr. Kalam was a man of firm conviction and indomitable spirit and I saw him as an outstanding statesman of the world. His death is an irreparable loss...

Read full article
28
July
President opens sacred relics shrine at Isipathanaramaya, Veyangoda

President Maithripala Sirisena today (July 28) declared open newly built Sri Sarwagna Dhathu Mandiraya (sacred relics shrine room), Golden Fence, Sama...

Read full article
28
July
President stresses on the need for financial discipline for country’s prosperity

President Maithripala Sirisena was the Chief Guest at the Global Management Accounting Summit organized under the patronage of Certified Management Ac...

Read full article
28
July
President Sirisena concludes State Visit to Maldives for the 50th Anniversary of Independence

President Maithripala Sirisena returned to Sri Lanka on Monday (27th July) afternoon concluding his State Visit to Maldives for the 50th Anniversary o...

Read full article
27
July
President participates in Independence Day celebrations of Maldives

President Maithripala Sirisena participated in the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Maldives as a Special Gues...

Read full article
27
July
Divisions in development plans dimidiate development goals - President

President Maithripala Sirisena says when the gap between professionals and politicians is minimal, the obstructions for the country’s development will...

Read full article
More
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

World - Business

28
July
The U.S Trafficking in Persons report for 2015 said official complicity remained a “serious concern”

Unveiling a closely-watched annual anti-trafficking report this week the U.S. State Department retained India’s classification as a “Tier II” nation f...

Read full article
27
July
Dr.Abdul Kalam, former Indian President passes away

Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday following sudden illness. ...

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27
July
World's largest flower blooms in Tokyo park

A giant flower, said to be one of the world's oldest and largest species, has bloomed at a Tokyo park for the first time in five years, it's reported....

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25
July
Sri Lanka's loss of income since EU ban is US$ 75 million

Sri Lanka's estimated loss of revenue since the European Union imposed the ban on the export of fishery products from the island nation in January thi...

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24
July
Earth-like planet discovered using NASA's Kepler telescope

The planet, which is about 60 per cent bigger than Earth, is located about 1,400 light years away. ...

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22
July
Japan Opens New Town for 2011 Tsunami Survivors

Tokyo,: The town of Tamaura-Nishi, the first to be built from scratch on a land devastated by the 2011 tsunami, today hosts its first settlers, report...

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28
July
Chameera most exciting bowler since Malinga - Ramanayake

Sri Lanka's fast-bowling coach Champaka Ramanayake has said that 23-year-old Dushmantha Chameera is the most exciting fast-bowling find he had come ac...

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27
July
Sri Lankan Legend Tillakaratne Dilshan Completes 10,000 ODI Runs

Tillakaratne Dilshan Sunday became the 11th batsman and the fourth Sri Lankan to compile 10,000 runs in one-day cricket, achieving the feat against Pa...

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27
July
Court drops charges against Sreesanth, Chavan and Chandila

Charges against Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila, who had been chargesheeted by the Delhi Police for the IPL 2013 corruption scandal, were d...

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27
July
Kusal ton sets up consolidation Sri Lanka victory

Sri Lanka 368 for 4 (Kusal 116, Mathews 70, Dilshan 62) beat Pakistan 203 (Hafeez 37, Senanayake 3-39) by 165 runs   Kusal Perera sent Pakistan on t...

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25
July
England sets for first Sharjah Test

England will play a Test in Sharjah for the first time after the schedule for their tour of UAE to face Pakistan in October and November was confirmed...

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25
July
Five uncapped players in SL squad for Pakistan T20s

Sri Lanka have picked five uncapped players - fast bowler Binura Fernando, legspinner Jeffrey Vandersay and batsmen Shehan Jayasuriya, Dasun Shanaka, ...

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