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30
July
G.C.E O/L re-correction results released

The Department of Examinations has released the re...

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30
July
Distribution of official poll cards begins

The distribution of official poll cards for the up...

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29
July
www.news.lk wins silver and merit awards at Bestweb.lk 2015

The official government news portal of Sri Lanka, ...

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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
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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30
July
Thundershowers in several areas
Development - Provincial

The Met Dept. in its weather forecast issued at 12 noon today says that Southwest monsoonal winds may strengthen up to 50 kmph at times over the count...

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30
July
Isolcated showers or thundershowers in sea areas
Development - Provincial

Showers will occur at few places in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle. Isolated showers or thundersho...

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30
July
President makes offerings to Manikka Gana Devi Kovil Vail procession
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena made offerings to the annual Vail Procession of Manikka Gana Devi Kovil yesterday when the colourful Vail Procession pa...

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30
July
President receives foreign support to control the Kidney disease
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

International community made instance commitments to President Maithripala Sirisena’s request for foreign support to save the Sri Lankan farming commu...

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30
July
Govt. to Investigate into failures of Bribery Chairman and Commissioners
Political & Current Affairs

The Cabinet decided to initiate investigations into the failure on the part of the Chairman and Commissioners of the Bribery Commission to dispense wi...

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30
July
Glasgow to host first World Hepatitis Summit
World - Business

‎The global burden of viral hepatitis can be overcome only when the world is united in action. WHO, in joint partnership with the Scottish Government ...

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30
July
Sri Lanka-Pakistan first T20 today
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Sri Lanka will take on Pakistan in the first Twenty20 (T20) of the two-match series at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo today (30). ...

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30
July
Schools close today for second term vacation
Development - Provincial

All government and government approved private schools will close for the second term vacation, today, in line with the academic calendar of the Educa...

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30
July
Iran's Military Attache calls on Navy Chief
Development - Provincial

Defense officials of Sri Lanka and Iran on Wednesday (29) have discussed bilateral cooperation in defense issues relevant to the two countries. ...

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30
July
President Sirisena signs condolence book at Indian High Commission
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday (29) visited the High Commission of India in Colombo to convey his condolences on the demise of...

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29
July
Annual Esala Festival of Boltumbe Saman Devalaya
Political & Current Affairs

The annual Esala festival of the Boltumbe Saman Maha devalaya commenced under the patronage of the Chief Minister.   ...

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29
July
Afghanistan bans toy guns
World - Business

AFGHANISTAN: The weapons of Afghanistan's long decades of war can be seen almost everywhere, from the burned-out hulks of Soviet tanks to the Kalashni...

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29
July
President visits Weli-Oya to look into problems faced by farmers
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Sri Lankan  President Maithripala Sirisena made a sudden visit to Weli-Oya on Tuesday (28) without  any invitation or request to find out the problems...

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29
July
Demographic divisions only in maps, this is one country – President in Kilinochchi
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The demographic divisions of the country such as North, South, East and West are only in maps, hence, everybody should consider this as one country”, ...

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29
July
Abdul Kalam's funeral in Rameswaram on Thursday
Development - Provincial

The funeral of the former President will be held in Rameswaram, his birth place in Tamil Nadu, on Thursday (30) with full military honours. ...

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29
July
Australian grants to provide relief to marginalized communities
Development - Provincial

Australian High Commissioner, Robyn Mudie handed over cheques to several community organisations which will implement these projects in several provin...

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29
July
Fairly rough sea areas
Development - Provincial

Showers will occur at few places in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle. Isolated showers or thundersho...

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29
July
Monsoonal winds may strengthen at times - Met Dept.
Development - Provincial

The Met Dept. says few showers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Northwestern provinces and in the Galle, Matara districts. Thundershowers may ...

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29
July
PM offers his condolences over death of Dr. Abdul Kalam, former Indian President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

I have no doubt that Dr.Abdul Kalam's vision for the region and his innovative ideas on sustainable development will influence our own development ini...

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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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30
July
Thundershowers in several areas

The Met Dept. in its weather forecast issued at 12 noon today says that Southwest monsoonal winds may strengthen up to 50 kmph at times over the count...

Read full article
30
July
Isolcated showers or thundershowers in sea areas

Showers will occur at few places in the sea area off the coast extending from Puttalam to Matara via Colombo and Galle. Isolated showers or thundersho...

Read full article
30
July
Schools close today for second term vacation

All government and government approved private schools will close for the second term vacation, today, in line with the academic calendar of the Educa...

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30
July
Iran's Military Attache calls on Navy Chief

Defense officials of Sri Lanka and Iran on Wednesday (29) have discussed bilateral cooperation in defense issues relevant to the two countries. ...

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29
July
Abdul Kalam's funeral in Rameswaram on Thursday

The funeral of the former President will be held in Rameswaram, his birth place in Tamil Nadu, on Thursday (30) with full military honours. ...

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29
July
Australian grants to provide relief to marginalized communities

Australian High Commissioner, Robyn Mudie handed over cheques to several community organisations which will implement these projects in several provin...

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Development - Provincial

President - Parliament - Prime Minister

30
July
President makes offerings to Manikka Gana Devi Kovil Vail procession

President Maithripala Sirisena made offerings to the annual Vail Procession of Manikka Gana Devi Kovil yesterday when the colourful Vail Procession pa...

Read full article
30
July
President receives foreign support to control the Kidney disease

International community made instance commitments to President Maithripala Sirisena’s request for foreign support to save the Sri Lankan farming commu...

Read full article
30
July
President Sirisena signs condolence book at Indian High Commission

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday (29) visited the High Commission of India in Colombo to convey his condolences on the demise of...

Read full article
29
July
President visits Weli-Oya to look into problems faced by farmers

Sri Lankan  President Maithripala Sirisena made a sudden visit to Weli-Oya on Tuesday (28) without  any invitation or request to find out the problems...

Read full article
29
July
Demographic divisions only in maps, this is one country – President in Kilinochchi

The demographic divisions of the country such as North, South, East and West are only in maps, hence, everybody should consider this as one country”, ...

Read full article
29
July
PM offers his condolences over death of Dr. Abdul Kalam, former Indian President

I have no doubt that Dr.Abdul Kalam's vision for the region and his innovative ideas on sustainable development will influence our own development ini...

Read full article
More
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

World - Business

30
July
Glasgow to host first World Hepatitis Summit

‎The global burden of viral hepatitis can be overcome only when the world is united in action. WHO, in joint partnership with the Scottish Government ...

Read full article
29
July
Afghanistan bans toy guns

AFGHANISTAN: The weapons of Afghanistan's long decades of war can be seen almost everywhere, from the burned-out hulks of Soviet tanks to the Kalashni...

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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...

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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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World - Business

Sports - Cultural -Travel

30
July
Sri Lanka-Pakistan first T20 today

Sri Lanka will take on Pakistan in the first Twenty20 (T20) of the two-match series at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo today (30). ...

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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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