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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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31
October
Fuel at a standardized price island-wide

The fuel prices will be standardized island-wide w...

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31
October
Government takes full responsibility for orphaned children

The government has decided to accept the responsib...

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31
October
Navy Commander's 5-day official visit to India

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha P...

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31
October
CDS Declares Open Joint War Gaming Center At Sapugaskanda

General Jagath Jayasuriya, the Chief of Defence St...

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31
October
Housing Complex for Government Servants in Borella

A housing complex for government servants is to be...

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

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

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31
October
SLC ropes in sports psychologist
Sports - Cultural - Travel

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
Researcher Claims Amazons Really Existed
World - Business

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
President opens New Pradeshiya Sabha building at Gomarankadawala
President - Parliament

Vesting of the new building complex for the Gomarankadawala Provincial Council took place under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednes...

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31
October
SLAF mobilise assets to DMC for rescue ops
Development - Provincial

The SLAF mobilised its assets to the assistance of the Disaster Management Authorities Yesterday and Today.  One Bell 212 Helicopter was dispatch...

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

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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31
October
President meets Representatives of Fishermen Associations
President - Parliament

President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday (30) instructed the Sri Lanka Navy to assist in stopping illegal fishermen entering into the Sri Lankan seas a...

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31
October
Visa procedure to visit the Philippines
Development - Provincial

The Ministry of External Affairs in Sri Lanka issuing a statement today (30)said that following the closure of the Honorary Consulate of the Philippin...

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

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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31
October
Cuba: International Meeting Against Ebola Begins
World - Business

Public health executives and specialists from Latin America and the United States, together with representatives of international organizations, excha...

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30
October
Registration at Health Ministry mandatory for Private medical labs
President - Parliament

Deputy Health Minister Lalith Dissanayake said in Parliament today that it was a compulsory requirement to obtain the permission and registration from...

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30
October
Strengthening free health care: 1,100 new docs and 5,000 nurses to be recruited
Budget - 2015

The Government would soon recruit 1,100 doctors and 5,000 nurses to strengthen the free healthcare service provided to people, Health Minister Maithri...

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31
October
SLAF mobilise assets to DMC for rescue ops

The SLAF mobilised its assets to the assistance of the Disaster Management Authorities Yesterday and Today.  One Bell 212 Helicopter was dispatch...

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31
October
Visa procedure to visit the Philippines

The Ministry of External Affairs in Sri Lanka issuing a statement today (30)said that following the closure of the Honorary Consulate of the Philippin...

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29
October
Search and rescue operations suspended

Search and rescue operations have been suspended in Meeriyabedda, Haldummulla due to the inclement weather in the area. ...

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29
October
Sri Lanka to issue US$ 500 million sovereign bond next year

Sri Lanka will issue a US$ 500 million international sovereign bond next year to roll over a maturing bond issued in 2009, a top central bank official...

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29
October
Media Workshop on Disaster Management and First Aid

A workshop on Disaster Management and First Aid was held for Provincial Reporters in the Matara District under the patronage of Matara District Secret...

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29
October
Implements distributed among self employed persons

A ceremony  under the patronage of the Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa and Chairperson of Liya Abiman Organization Mrs. Pus...

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President - Parliament

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...

Read full article
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...

Read full article
31
October
President opens New Pradeshiya Sabha building at Gomarankadawala

Vesting of the new building complex for the Gomarankadawala Provincial Council took place under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednes...

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President - Parliament

World - Business

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 ...

Read full article
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...

Read full article
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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31
October
Cuba: International Meeting Against Ebola Begins

Public health executives and specialists from Latin America and the United States, together with representatives of international organizations, excha...

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30
October
Pakistani businessmen to join Modi's reception in Australia

Representatives of Pakistan Australia Business Council (PABC), a body of Pakistani businessmen down under, would join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's r...

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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...

Read full article
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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