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30
May
State Secretary of Norway to visit Sri Lanka

State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

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30
May
More landslides threat in Sri Lanka if rains continue

National Building Research Organization (NBRO) iss...

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28
May
Japan extends Yen 38 billion ODA assistance to Sri Lanka

Japanese Prime Minister offered a Yen 38 billion O...

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28
May
President met Japanese investors

Japanese investors have shown tremendous interest ...

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27
May
Simplicity shines in multihued surroundings

Among the flamboyant leaders, elegantly dressed in...

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26
May
President arrives in Nagoya to attend G 7

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived this mornin...

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30
May
Amnesty extended for firearms
Development - Provincial

Defence Ministry has extended the general amnesty period to surrender illegal firearms. Army Media spokesman Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera told the Daily...

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30
May
Grade one application form issued
Development - Provincial

The application and the guidelines to admit children to the Government schools for the academic year 2017 were published a short while ago. ...

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30
May
Sri Lanka invited to the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum for the first time
Development - Provincial

For the first time, Sri Lanka has been invited to participate in the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF), scheduled to take place from August 2-4 a...

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30
May
Japan-Sri Lanka Summit Meeting
Development - Provincial

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and President Maithripala Sirisena held a bilateral summit meeting in Nagoya, Japan, following the Outreach Meeting d...

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30
May
Sri Lanka participated to the First WHS
Development - Provincial

Minister of Transport Nimal Siripala de Silva heads the Sri Lankan delegation at the First World Humanitarian Summit(WHS), held in Istanbul, Turkey on 2...

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30
May
Tourism Minister sees Sri Lanka's potential to grow MICE tourism
Development - Provincial

Minister of Tourism Development, Lands and Christian Religious Affairs, John Amaratunga says Sri Lanka has potential as a venue for holding Meetings, In...

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30
May
Sri Lanka Tourism celebrates the Golden Jubilee
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Sri Lanka Tourism celebrated its 50th anniversary on last Friday (May 27) at the BMICH with the attendance of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the...

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30
May
Honorary Consul for Sri Lanka in Illinois
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka’s deepening political and economic partnership with the United States, and increasing people to people contacts require further expansio...

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30
May
Illegal land clearings should be prevented- Minister S.B.
Development - Provincial

Illegal land clearings in Sri Lanka should be prevented to minimize the natural disasters, emphasized the Minister of Social Welfare S.B.Dissanayake. ...

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30
May
Sobhitha thero’s 74th birth anniversary marked
Sports - Cultural - Travel

A simple ceremony was held yesterday (29th May) at the Elapathgama village in Vilachchiya, Anuradhapura under the patronage of the Speaker Karu Jayasuri...

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30
May
Weather Forecast today
Development - Provincial

Showers or thundershowers are expected at times today (30th May) in the Western, North-Western, Southern, Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces. ...

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30
May
Third Pakistani cargo plane carrying flood reliefs arrived
Development - Provincial

Third Pakistani cargo plane carrying relief goods for the flood victims arrived at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) Katunayake on Saturday after...

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30
May
PM calls for close cooperation between governments and service organizations
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the cost effective methods for governments to discharge its obligations to provide welfare services requir...

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30
May
Japanese assistance to improve capabilities of Sri Lanka Coast Guard
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Japanese government, which over the years has indicated its strong support to enhance maritime cooperation between Japan and Sri Lanka, has reconfirmed ...

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30
May
Hantane under landslide threat
Development - Provincial

A large extent in the Uduwela area in Hantane, Kandy is under landslide threat. ...

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30
May
Bellanwila Esala Perahera on Aug.11
Sports - Cultural - Travel

The 66th annual Esala Maha Perahera Festival of the Bellanwila Rajamaha Vihara will commence on August 11th under the guidance of the Chief Incumbent of...

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30
May
Nepal’s $9 b budget focuses on quake reconstruction
World - Business

NEPAL: Nepal’s government Saturday unveiled the first budget drawn up since the country introduced a new Constitution last September, with a focus...

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29
May
First batch of foreign naval and coast guard officers completed Ship Boarding Training
Development - Provincial

First batch of the naval and coastguard officers of Madagascar and Comoros, who completed the specialized ship boarding training course conducted by Sri...

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29
May
Delay Olympics or move it out of Rio, say experts
World - Business

Health experts on Friday urged the World Health Organization (WHO) to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because ...

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29
May
Second WARP summit in September
World - Business

Second Annual Commemoration of World Alliance of Religions’ Peace (WARP) Summit will be taking place from 17th -19th September in Seoul, South Kor...

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29
May
Minister Bathiudeen proposed cash grant for each flood affected family
Development - Provincial

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen has proposed that each family affected by flood to be given immediate cash assistance of Rs. 100,000...

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