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28
May
‘Energy Conservation’ Project Enters Army Headquarters

Energy and Power Ministry’s timely national projec...

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28
May
Tri-forces to assist medical services islands wide

A total of 18 officers and 704 other rankers servi...

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28
May
Final draft of 20A to the next Cabinet

Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Rajitha Senartne sta...

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28
May
More minority and Women representation in Parliament

The Cabinet Spokesperson Minister Rajitha Senarath...

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28
May
Singapore appoints High Commissioner for Sri Lanka

The Government of Singapore has appointed High Com...

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28
May
ICRC Heads meet Sri Lankan President

Head of the International Red Cross Organisation C...

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28
May
Details on AH1N1 through two hotlines

Health and Indigenous Medicine Ministry said that ...

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27
May
Government to enhance welfare of Media personnel and artistes

Action is being implemented on a housing project  ...

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29
May
SL Government compensates families of deceased migrant workers
Development - Provincial

In a solemn ceremony held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thursday (28), Minister Mangala Samaraweera handed over compensation and salary dues tota...

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29
May
Plant Nursery for decorative and landscaping purposes
Political & Current Affairs

The plant nursery of the University of Kelaniya was declared open on 28th May 2015 by the patronage of Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sunanda Madduma Bandara ...

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29
May
Research Forum 2015 – SDC, University of Kelaniya
Political & Current Affairs

The e-proceedings of the Research Forum 2015 of the Staff Development Programme of the University of Kelaniya will  be launched on the 29th of May, 20...

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29
May
Bank of Ceylon 1Q profit stands at Rs.3 Billion
Development - Provincial

The Bank of Ceylon (BoC) has reported Rs. 4.4 billion PBT for the 1Q 2015 by achieving a 15% growth over 1Q of the previous year. ...

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29
May
USAID helps generate hundreds of jobs in Ampara
Development - Provincial

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with Building Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd. opened  a state-of-the-art factory i...

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28
May
Yaum-e-Takbeer a day of pride for Pakistan: PM
World - Business

Nawaz Sharif says successful nuclear tests made country’s defence impregnable.   In a message to nation on the occasion of Yaum-e-Takbeer, he said w...

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28
May
SriLankan Airlines opens ticketing office in Anuradhapura
Development - Provincial

SriLankan Airlines expanded its presence in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka by opening its latest passenger sales office in Anuradhapura in a ...

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28
May
BOI promotes Sri Lanka to German Investers in Mumbai
Development - Provincial

A unique opportunity to promote Sri Lanka as a destination for Foreign Direct Investment took place recently when a delegation from the BOI headed by ...

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28
May
President attends Visuddharama Temple opening
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena attended the opening ceremony of the four storied building at Visuddharama Temple in Dematagoda yesterday. ...

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28
May
Nigeria-Jonathan Handing Over A Nation In Deep Crisis, Says APC
World - Business

Abuja: The All Progressives Congress Party has said President Goodluck Jonathan is handing over a nation in deep crisis, even as his administration co...

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28
May
More Youths Without Studying or Working in OECD Countries
World - Business

Paris:More than 35 million youths from 16 to 29 years of age in the countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) do n...

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28
May
800 Million People are Hunger Victims in the World
World - Business

Rome: The victims of hunger in the entire world went down in number to under the 800 million people, exactly 795 (216 million people less than in the ...

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28
May
showers, thundershowers in deep sea area off east coast
Development - Provincial

The Met Dept.says that showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the deep sea area off east coast. Showers will occur at several places in the ...

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28
May
Thundershowers in Eastern, Uva Provinces
Development - Provincial

Thundershowers will develop at a few places in the Eastern and Uva provinces during the afternoon or evening, and several spells of showers will occur...

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27
May
Basil Rajapaksa further remanded
Political & Current Affairs

Former Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa and two others arrested over alleged financial discrepancies within the Divi Neguma Department...

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27
May
Sri Lanka has tremendous opportunities in carbon reduction
Political & Current Affairs

Reducing the carbon footprint in organizations and companies will have long-lasting environmental and economic benefits not only to individual organiz...

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27
May
Second phase of “Sujatha Daruwo” under President's patronage
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

As part of a concept developed by President Maithripala Sirisena to felicitate school children, the second phase of the Sujatha Daruwo program was hel...

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27
May
Sri Lanka to cut recruiting charges for housemaids
World - Business

RIYADH: Sri Lanka’s job agents have agreed to reduce the recruiting charges of housemaids from SR15000 to SR11,000 to sustain the Saudi market. ...

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27
May
‘Over 70% of Everest glacier may be lost by 2100’
World - Business

Over 70 per cent of the glacier volume in the Mount Everest region in the Himalayas could be lost in 85 years if greenhouse gas emissions continue to ...

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27
May
Milina Sumathipala Felicitation Ceremony under President's patronage
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena presided over the Milina Sumathipala Felicitation ceremony held at the BMICH on Monday, May 25. ...

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27
May
Sri Lanka Participates at International Day in Palestine
Sports - Cultural - Travel

The Representative Office of Sri Lanka in the State of Palestine participated at the International Day held on May 11, at the Birzeit University in Pa...

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29
May
SL Government compensates families of deceased migrant workers

In a solemn ceremony held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Thursday (28), Minister Mangala Samaraweera handed over compensation and salary dues tota...

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29
May
Bank of Ceylon 1Q profit stands at Rs.3 Billion

The Bank of Ceylon (BoC) has reported Rs. 4.4 billion PBT for the 1Q 2015 by achieving a 15% growth over 1Q of the previous year. ...

Read full article
29
May
USAID helps generate hundreds of jobs in Ampara

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with Building Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd. opened  a state-of-the-art factory i...

Read full article
28
May
SriLankan Airlines opens ticketing office in Anuradhapura

SriLankan Airlines expanded its presence in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka by opening its latest passenger sales office in Anuradhapura in a ...

Read full article
28
May
BOI promotes Sri Lanka to German Investers in Mumbai

A unique opportunity to promote Sri Lanka as a destination for Foreign Direct Investment took place recently when a delegation from the BOI headed by ...

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28
May
showers, thundershowers in deep sea area off east coast

The Met Dept.says that showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the deep sea area off east coast. Showers will occur at several places in the ...

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President - Parliament - Prime Minister

28
May
President attends Visuddharama Temple opening

President Maithripala Sirisena attended the opening ceremony of the four storied building at Visuddharama Temple in Dematagoda yesterday. ...

Read full article
27
May
Second phase of “Sujatha Daruwo” under President's patronage

As part of a concept developed by President Maithripala Sirisena to felicitate school children, the second phase of the Sujatha Daruwo program was hel...

Read full article
27
May
Milina Sumathipala Felicitation Ceremony under President's patronage

President Maithripala Sirisena presided over the Milina Sumathipala Felicitation ceremony held at the BMICH on Monday, May 25. ...

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27
May
President visits Dimbulagala Chief Priest at Polonnaruwa Hospital

President Maithripala Sirisena visited the Polonnaruwa General Hospital to inquire into the well-being of the Chief of the Dimbulagala Aranya Senasana...

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27
May
Special court to enusre justice for Jaffna school girl's murder - President

President Maithripala Sirisena says a special court will be set up to ensure speedy and proper justice in the case of brutal rape-murder of the school...

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26
May
Children should remember elderly parents’ sacrifices – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says moral values in society are deteriorating and there are occasions where he came across elderly parents who had hel...

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28
May
Yaum-e-Takbeer a day of pride for Pakistan: PM

Nawaz Sharif says successful nuclear tests made country’s defence impregnable.   In a message to nation on the occasion of Yaum-e-Takbeer, he said w...

Read full article
28
May
Nigeria-Jonathan Handing Over A Nation In Deep Crisis, Says APC

Abuja: The All Progressives Congress Party has said President Goodluck Jonathan is handing over a nation in deep crisis, even as his administration co...

Read full article
28
May
More Youths Without Studying or Working in OECD Countries

Paris:More than 35 million youths from 16 to 29 years of age in the countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) do n...

Read full article
28
May
800 Million People are Hunger Victims in the World

Rome: The victims of hunger in the entire world went down in number to under the 800 million people, exactly 795 (216 million people less than in the ...

Read full article
27
May
Sri Lanka to cut recruiting charges for housemaids

RIYADH: Sri Lanka’s job agents have agreed to reduce the recruiting charges of housemaids from SR15000 to SR11,000 to sustain the Saudi market. ...

Read full article
27
May
‘Over 70% of Everest glacier may be lost by 2100’

Over 70 per cent of the glacier volume in the Mount Everest region in the Himalayas could be lost in 85 years if greenhouse gas emissions continue to ...

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27
May
Sri Lanka Participates at International Day in Palestine

The Representative Office of Sri Lanka in the State of Palestine participated at the International Day held on May 11, at the Birzeit University in Pa...

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27
May
Sanga honoured as International Cricketer of the Year

Earlier this week, the Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara was honoured as the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year at a commemoration held in Mumb...

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27
May
Sri Lanka’s renowned “Channa Upuli Dance Ensemble” performs in Singapore

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Singapore with the sponsorship of Interiors Aeroservices, Concordway Pte Ltd., Sri Lankan Airlines, and several Sr...

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26
May
Illumination of Sri Lankan Folk art, ‘’Puppets’’

Ambalangoda in the south coast of Sri Lanka is renowned as a treasury of traditional Sri Lankan folk art, folk dramas and ancient rituals passed down ...

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25
May
Mumbai Indians saunter to second title win

Mumbai Indians completed one of the most remarkable turnarounds in the eight-year history of the Indian Premier League by transforming a terrible star...

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25
May
'Vijayabahu Motocross 2015' Makes New Records

‘Vijayabahu Motocross - 2015’, the sporting pride of the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) got underway at Boyagane VIR Headquarters complex tracks o...

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