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26
April
Sri Lanka sends medical teams, rescue units to Nepal

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has instructed...

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26
April
FCID probes Wimal's multi-million house transfer

Former Housing Minister Wimal Weerawansa had alleg...

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24
April
Regular search operations in Prisons

Search operations in prisons and remand prisons wi...

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24
April
TISL salutes the Bribery Commission for its brave stand

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL), the l...

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24
April
Dr.Rohan Perera New Envoy to UN presents credentials

The new Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to t...

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24
April
SLFP unanimously decides to support 19A

The SLFP Central Committee has unanimously decided...

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26
April
Aircraft carrying Sri Lankan contingent reaches Kathmandu
Development - Provincial

The Prime Minister;s Office informed that the aircraft carrying emergency rescue and relief contingent comprising of 44 Army personnel and 4 Civil Med...

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26
April
Google executive Fredinburg killed in Nepal quake
World - Business

Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive, who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds, who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal...

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26
April
President presents copy of 19A Draft Bill to Malwatta Chief Prelate
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena who called on Chief Prelate of the Malwatta chapter Most Venerable Tibbotuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera presented...

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26
April
WIPO assures support in orienting Sri Lanka towards a knowledge and innovation economy
Development - Provincial

The Director General of the Geneva based World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Dr. Francis Gurry, has assured support to the government's po...

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26
April
Import tax on Potatoes, B Onions increased
Development - Provincial

The import tax on Potatoes and Big Onions has been increased with effect from April 25. ...

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26
April
Showers in sea areas extending from KKS to Pottuvil via Trinco
Development - Provincial

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea area around the island during the afternoon or night. Showers will occur in the sea ...

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26
April
Showers in the Eastern Province
Development - Provincial

The Met Dept. forecasts showers to occur at several places in the Eastern province. Showers or thundershowers will also develop at several places else...

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26
April
Indian Trade Fair 2015 in Colombo
Development - Provincial

9th edition of ITF 2015 also known as Indian Trade Fair, will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 07-09 May 2015 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Conventi...

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26
April
Magnitude-6.7 aftershock hits Nepal, tremors felt in Delhi, Bihar
World - Business

A strong earthquake aftershock struck Nepal and India on Sunday, shaking buildings in New Delhi and Bihar and triggering an avalanche in the Himalayas...

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25
April
Sri Lanka becomes happier this year
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka has become happier this year according to the 2015 World Happiness Report released Thursday. ...

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25
April
Pope Francis appreciates President's simplicity and righteousness
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

His holiness Pope Francis says he witnessed simplicity and righteousness in President Maithripala Sirisena more than any other state leader. ...

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25
April
WFP extends health improvement assistance to Sri Lanka
Development - Provincial

The Government has taken effective measures in collaboration with the World Food Programme (WFP) to improve the health status of children and lactatin...

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25
April
Presidential Committee of Inquiry entertains complains
Development - Provincial

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing into serious fraud and malpractices and the misuse of state resources, privileges and power has commenc...

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25
April
Norway lauds President's dedication to the Nation
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Norway is satisfied with the success of the Sri Lanka Government’s 100-day programme. Norwegian Ambassador Grete Lochen expressed her satisfaction ove...

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25
April
President appooints Five New SLFP Electoral Organizers
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Five new Sri Lanka Freedom Party Organizers have been appointed. The handing over of the letters of appointment to the new organizers took place at th...

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25
April
Anuradhapura farmers earn Rs.1,600 million from paddy
Development - Provincial

Anuradhapura Paddy Marketing Board (PMB) officials purchased 3,500 metric tons of paddy from the Anuradhapura district. This is the largest stock purc...

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25
April
Government Information Dept. holds its New Year Festival today
Development - Provincial

The New Year festival, which is organized by the Welfare Society of the Government Information Department for the forth time, will be held today (25) ...

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25
April
PM pledges to carry forward the mission to deal with corruption
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday reiterated that the government's mission to deal with corruption will not stop merely because...

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25
April
New Polio Vaccine
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka is taking steps to introduce a new polio vaccine effective from 1st July. ...

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25
April
Govt. keen to upgrade rubber industry
Development - Provincial

The government has increased the standard price for rubber. Honoring a pledge given in the interim budget, the Government commenced to pay Rs 350 for ...

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25
April
Sri Lanka to have 50 vessel monitoring systems
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka is expecting to have 50 vessel monitoring systems for multi-day fishing vessels before May 15, which will provide up to date weather informa...

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26
April
Aircraft carrying Sri Lankan contingent reaches Kathmandu

The Prime Minister;s Office informed that the aircraft carrying emergency rescue and relief contingent comprising of 44 Army personnel and 4 Civil Med...

Read full article
26
April
WIPO assures support in orienting Sri Lanka towards a knowledge and innovation economy

The Director General of the Geneva based World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Dr. Francis Gurry, has assured support to the government's po...

Read full article
26
April
Import tax on Potatoes, B Onions increased

The import tax on Potatoes and Big Onions has been increased with effect from April 25. ...

Read full article
26
April
Showers in sea areas extending from KKS to Pottuvil via Trinco

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the sea area around the island during the afternoon or night. Showers will occur in the sea ...

Read full article
26
April
Showers in the Eastern Province

The Met Dept. forecasts showers to occur at several places in the Eastern province. Showers or thundershowers will also develop at several places else...

Read full article
26
April
Indian Trade Fair 2015 in Colombo

9th edition of ITF 2015 also known as Indian Trade Fair, will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 07-09 May 2015 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Conventi...

Read full article
More
Development - Provincial

President - Parliament - Prime Minister

26
April
President presents copy of 19A Draft Bill to Malwatta Chief Prelate

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena who called on Chief Prelate of the Malwatta chapter Most Venerable Tibbotuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera presented...

Read full article
25
April
Pope Francis appreciates President's simplicity and righteousness

His holiness Pope Francis says he witnessed simplicity and righteousness in President Maithripala Sirisena more than any other state leader. ...

Read full article
25
April
Norway lauds President's dedication to the Nation

Norway is satisfied with the success of the Sri Lanka Government’s 100-day programme. Norwegian Ambassador Grete Lochen expressed her satisfaction ove...

Read full article
25
April
President appooints Five New SLFP Electoral Organizers

Five new Sri Lanka Freedom Party Organizers have been appointed. The handing over of the letters of appointment to the new organizers took place at th...

Read full article
25
April
PM pledges to carry forward the mission to deal with corruption

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday reiterated that the government's mission to deal with corruption will not stop merely because...

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24
April
Biggest ever funding for Sri Lanka's health Service

President Maithripala Sirisena has allocated Rs. 285 billion for the free health service in 2015 and this is the biggest ever allocation made for the ...

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26
April
Google executive Fredinburg killed in Nepal quake

Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive, who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds, who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal...

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26
April
Magnitude-6.7 aftershock hits Nepal, tremors felt in Delhi, Bihar

A strong earthquake aftershock struck Nepal and India on Sunday, shaking buildings in New Delhi and Bihar and triggering an avalanche in the Himalayas...

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24
April
World Immunization Week 2015 commences from today

Progress towards global vaccination targets for 2015 is far off-track with 1 in 5 children still missing out on routine life-saving immunizations that...

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24
April
Switzerland is World's Happiest Country in New Poll

The land of clocks and chocolates is the world’s happiest country, according to a new survey, BBC reported. ...

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24
April
Japan To Host FIFA Club World Cup in 2015 and 2016

Bern: Japan have been reappointed as hosts of the FIFA Club World Cup for the next two years, the sport's world governing body announced today. ...

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24
April
Indian Cabinet approves RBI pact with Sri Lanka's Central Bank

The Indian Cabinet on Wednesday (22) gave ex-post-facto approval to Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka for ext...

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24
April
Otters Open Tennis Tournament from May 1-5

The annual Otter Aquatic Club Open Ranking Tennis Tournament (‘B’ Grade), ratified by the Sri Lanka Tennis Association, will be held from May 1 to 5 a...

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24
April
Sancharaka Udawa 2015 - April 24 - 25

The fifth edition of "Sancharaka Udawa 2015"  exhibition & convention organized by Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau together with Sri Lanka Asso...

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24
April
Sri Lankans and Austrians celebrate New Year in Vienna

Reinforcing the theme of unity, reconciliation and peace, over 300 Sri Lankans in Austria came together in Vienna, joined by the Austrian community an...

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24
April
Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival in Chengdu

The Consulate of Sri Lanka in Chengdu organized Sinhala & Tamil New Year celebrations on 14th April 2015 with the active participation of the Sri ...

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22
April
Sri Lanka donates Buddha Statues to Reconstructed Temples in Bangladesh

A Ceremony to distribute 30“Samadhi Buddha Statues” to reconstructed and renovated Temples in Ramu, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh was held at the Sima Vihar...

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21
April
Haroon Lantra passes away

Popular singer Haroon Lantra has passed away at the age of 83 today. ...

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