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28
February
UN Under Secretary General to arrive in Sri Lanka today

The Under Secretary General of the Department of P...

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28
February
Sri Lanka condoles loss of lives in Afghanistan avalanches

The Sri Lankan government today condoled the loss ...

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27
February
SC suspends two PS Elections in Mullaitivu

The additional Commissioner of Elections, U. Amara...

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27
February
New Army Commander calls on Defence Secretary

The new Commander of the Army Lieutenant General K...

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27
February
AG granted time till August 31 to submit report on KP

The Court of Appeal on Thursday (26) granted a per...

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26
February
Three new heads of mission present credentials

Two ambassadors and a high commissioner presented ...

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26
February
Special anti-corruption unit launched today

The Sri Lankan government has decided to establish...

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26
February
SF files petition to regain Parliamentary seat

Sri Lanka's former Army Commander General Sarath F...

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26
February
A highest UN political official to visit SL

The United Nations has announced that Secretary Ge...

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28
February
Sri Lanka inflation drops significantly in February due to reduction in food prices
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka's inflation, as measured by the change in the Colombo Consumers' Price Index (CCPI) , declined considerably to 2.9 percent in February 2015 ...

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28
February
UK travellers to woo Sri Lanka as a Weddings & Honeymoons destination
Development - Provincial

With the view of developing new product segment for UK travellers , Sri Lanka Tourism took a strategic decision in partnership with the industry to sh...

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28
February
Strict control on mining & sand transportation - President
President - Parliament

President Maithripala Sirisena instructed the Inspector General of Police to strictly operate the laws and regulations on prevention of unauthorized m...

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27
February
Several Missing as Boat Sinks Off Macau
World - Business

HONG KONG:  A boat carrying at least 10 people thought to be illegal immigrants has sunk off the coast of Macau, authorities said today, with the resc...

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27
February
Court orders BMICH to pay Rs.180 million to Dr.Samanmali
Development - Provincial

The Colombo Chief Magistrate  ordered the BMICH to pay 180 million rupees to Dr. Samitha Samanmali who was disabled after a shed collapsed on her duri...

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27
February
Political leadership have a direct effect on state institutions' future - President
President - Parliament

President Maithripala Sirisena said that the reputation of an Institution depends on its officials and not on the laws that are in place. The attitude...

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27
February
CSE to commence Central Counterparty Clearing System
Development - Provincial

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is to commence Central Counterparty Clearing (CCP) system.The CCP is a fund which would safeguard both parties in a C...

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27
February
Honest and clean politicians will make public institutes corruption free - President
President - Parliament

Political leadership has a direct impact on the progress of the government institutions and when the politicians are honest and clean, institutions wi...

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27
February
Government takes measures to prevent spread of renal disease
Development - Provincial

The government has taken a series of steps to control and prevent the renal disease that is spreading mostly among the agriculture community in the co...

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27
February
Malaysia offers to introduce its successful industrialization model in Sri Lanka
Development - Provincial

Malaysia has come forward to introduce its successful industrialization model to the island nation, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudee...

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27
February
Exhibition to mark 200 years of signing Kandyan Convention
Development - Provincial

The Kandy branch of the Department of National Archives has organised an exhibition and seminar on March 10 to mark the 200th year of signing the Kand...

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27
February
Experience the very best of Seychelles with Mihin Lanka
Development - Provincial

Customers can enjoy the very best of the Seychelles with Mihin Lanka’s convenient flight options. Mihin Lanka operates flights from Sri Lanka to the S...

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27
February
findmyfare.com partners with Sampath Bank
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka’s largest online travel company, findmyfare.com recently joined hands with Sampath Bank as an accelerated travel partner for the American Ex...

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27
February
UN Under Secretary General to visit Sri Lanka
Development - Provincial

The Under Secretary General of the Department of Political Affairs of the United Nations Jeffrey Feltman will visit Sri Lanka from 28 February to 3 Ma...

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27
February
Awareness Program for farmers at Yakkala Village
Development - Provincial

A programme to exchange the knowledge and experience of local as well as foreign farmers on the methods of successful cultivation confronting the clim...

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27
February
Sri Lankan Actg.Foreign Minister meets his South African counterpart
Development - Provincial

The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Ms. Nomaindia Mfeketo had a bilateral meeting with Ajith P. Perera, Ac...

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26
February
Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs at World Cup
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 92 runs in their World Cup Pool A match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground today (26). ...

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26
February
Cabinet nod for 2nd stage plan of Borella Ayurveda Teaching Hospital
Development - Provincial

The Minister of Health and Indigenous Medicine has taken steps to develop Borella Ayurveda Hospital as a Teaching Hospital. ...

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26
February
Govt. to establish Special Committee to investigate Election Complaints
Development - Provincial

Prior to holding a national election to ensure the confidence of the citizens on the process of free and fair election, the government has taken steps...

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26
February
Sujeeva Senasinghe take oath as acting Justice Minister
President - Parliament

Sujeeva Senasinghe took oath as  acting Minister of Justice today (26) in the presence of  President Maithripala Sirisena. ...

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26
February
SLTPB to felicitate persons involved in Dutch national rescue
Sports - Cultural - Travel

The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has decided to felicitate the personnel involved in the rescue operation of a Dutch traveller. ...

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28
February
Sri Lanka inflation drops significantly in February due to reduction in food prices

Sri Lanka's inflation, as measured by the change in the Colombo Consumers' Price Index (CCPI) , declined considerably to 2.9 percent in February 2015 ...

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28
February
UK travellers to woo Sri Lanka as a Weddings & Honeymoons destination

With the view of developing new product segment for UK travellers , Sri Lanka Tourism took a strategic decision in partnership with the industry to sh...

Read full article
27
February
Court orders BMICH to pay Rs.180 million to Dr.Samanmali

The Colombo Chief Magistrate  ordered the BMICH to pay 180 million rupees to Dr. Samitha Samanmali who was disabled after a shed collapsed on her duri...

Read full article
27
February
CSE to commence Central Counterparty Clearing System

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is to commence Central Counterparty Clearing (CCP) system.The CCP is a fund which would safeguard both parties in a C...

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27
February
Government takes measures to prevent spread of renal disease

The government has taken a series of steps to control and prevent the renal disease that is spreading mostly among the agriculture community in the co...

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27
February
Malaysia offers to introduce its successful industrialization model in Sri Lanka

Malaysia has come forward to introduce its successful industrialization model to the island nation, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudee...

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President - Parliament

28
February
Strict control on mining & sand transportation - President

President Maithripala Sirisena instructed the Inspector General of Police to strictly operate the laws and regulations on prevention of unauthorized m...

Read full article
27
February
Political leadership have a direct effect on state institutions' future - President

President Maithripala Sirisena said that the reputation of an Institution depends on its officials and not on the laws that are in place. The attitude...

Read full article
27
February
Honest and clean politicians will make public institutes corruption free - President

Political leadership has a direct impact on the progress of the government institutions and when the politicians are honest and clean, institutions wi...

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26
February
Sujeeva Senasinghe take oath as acting Justice Minister

Sujeeva Senasinghe took oath as  acting Minister of Justice today (26) in the presence of  President Maithripala Sirisena. ...

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26
February
Business community support National Kidney Trust Fund

A tremendous response has been received from all stakeholders for the request I made to utilize the money meant for election campaign for prevention o...

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25
February
Former Army Chief pays a courtesy call on President Sirisena

General Daya Ratnayake, former Commander of the Sri Lanka Army paid a courtesy call on  President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday (24)  in order to of...

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27
February
Several Missing as Boat Sinks Off Macau

HONG KONG:  A boat carrying at least 10 people thought to be illegal immigrants has sunk off the coast of Macau, authorities said today, with the resc...

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26
February
Sri Lanka Tourism gathers momentum at key Italian Travel Fair

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau championed 18 top company representatives in the travel and hotel sectors operating in the Italian market to show c...

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26
February
Exports to be enhanced to $50 billion in three years: Pakistan PM

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says the country's exports will be enhanced to 50 billion dollars during the next three years. ...

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26
February
1,000-year-old mummy found in Buddha statue

Scientists found something strange inside an ancient Buddha statue - the mummified remains of a monk. The statue was subjected to CT scans in December...

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26
February
India and Pakistan to Resume High-Level Talks

Islamabad: India and Pakistan will resume high level talks between their Vice Foreign Affairs  Ministers in this capital next month, after negotiation...

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24
February
Pak. Reuters bureau chief found dead

A prominent foreign woman journalist, working for Reuters news agency in Pakistan, was found dead on Monday in the bathroom of her house here. ...

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26
February
Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs at World Cup

Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 92 runs in their World Cup Pool A match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground today (26). ...

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26
February
SLTPB to felicitate persons involved in Dutch national rescue

The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau has decided to felicitate the personnel involved in the rescue operation of a Dutch traveller. ...

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26
February
Dilshan, Sangakkara tons power SL to 333

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Melbourne: Sri Lanka have pulverised Bangladesh in Melbourne without really hitting many sixes. Just ...

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25
February
Djokovic enters second round in Dubai open

World No.1 Novak Djokovic defeated Canada’s Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of this year’s Dubai duty free tennis championships.   ...

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25
February
ICC confirms Upul Tharanga as replacement for Jeevan Mendis

The ICC has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 has approved Upul Tharanga as a replacement player for Jeev...

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24
February
Gayle becomes first World Cup double - centurion

Chris Gayle rediscovered his mojo in spectacular fashion with the highest individual innings in a World Cup match on Tuesday, his 215 helping West Ind...

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