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22
May
Rain havoc claims more lives

Unrelenting rains continue to wreak havoc in 12 di...

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21
May
NBRO issues landslide warnings for 9 districts

Landslide warnings have been issued to Kalutara, K...

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20
May
AI WELCOMES PROGRESS ON DISAPPEARANCES

Amnesty International (AI) has commended Sri Lanka...

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20
May
The overall poverty level in Sri Lanka has decline

The overall poverty level in Sri Lanka has decline...

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19
May
Remembering fallen defenders of the nation

All country-wide Security Force Headquarters, Divi...

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19
May
Congratulations to new women heads of state media

Sri Lanka Women Parliamentarians’ Caucus has...

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18
May
President to hold special discussion on FTA

President Maithripala Sirisena will hold a special...

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17
May
Ramadan fast to commence today

Muslims in Sri Lanka will begin their month-long R...

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17
May
BUS STRIKE CALLED OFF

The Private Bus Owners’ Unions called off th...

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22
May
Showery condition to continue: Naval and fishing communities be vigilant
Development - Provincial

Prevailing rainy condition along with cloudy skies in the Southwestern part of the island is expected to continue during next few days. ...

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22
May
Minister orders to remove unauthorized structures blocking flood in suburbs
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka's Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka has issued an order to immediately remove all unauthorized structures...

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22
May
President instructs to provide immediate relief
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed relevant authorities to provide immediate relief to the victims of the adverse weather conditions, the Pre...

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22
May
Southern Province hit by double blow
Political & Current Affairs

The Southern Province which is severely affected by the extreme weather is also affected by an influenza epidemic which has thus far reported 600 cases....

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22
May
Forces on rescue missions
Development - Provincial

Tri-Service personnel have been deployed to provide immediate relief to those affected by the inclement weather experienced during the past few days.The...

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22
May
PM chairs special meeting to discuss relief
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday held a special meeting at Temple Trees to discuss immediate steps to provide necessary relief to the peopl...

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21
May
Over 13,000 affected by adverse weather - 1,024 displaced
Development - Provincial

Due to the prevailing adverse weather conditions, 1,024 persons have been displaced while a total of 13,314 have been affected, stated the Disaster Mana...

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21
May
Inform power failures to 1987, refrain from touching downed lines
Political & Current Affairs

The supply of electricity to many parts of the island has been hampered due to the adverse weather conditions that prevailed in the island. Accordingly,...

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21
May
Fertilizer as an essential item, insurance cost borne by Govt.
World - Business

The Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Amaraweera announced that Fertilizer has been identified as an essential item. The announcement was made at a media ...

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21
May
Principals & zonal directors to decide on school closures
Development - Provincial

Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has directed school principals and Zonal Directors of Education to decide whether or not to open schools in d...

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21
May
President instructs authorities to provide relief swiftly
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena instructed relevant authorities to take swift action to provide relief for individuals affected by the prevailing adverse...

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21
May
Army troops ready to be deployed in disaster situation
Development - Provincial

Army Spokesperson Brigadier Sumith Atapattu stated that army troops are prepared if the incessant rains escalates in to a disaster situation. According ...

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21
May
President joins “Aaloka Pooja” at Kelaniya Rajamahaviharaya
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena participated in ‘Aaloka Pooja’ (lighting of lamps) ceremony at Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya on Saturday (19) e...

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21
May
Six accidents in expressways due to rainy weather
Development - Provincial

Six road accidents have been reported by this evening on expressways, Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said. Four accidents on Southern Expres...

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21
May
Gramashakthi’ to battle real poverty
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The recent revelation of alarmingly high malnutrition rate among children of Sri Lanka is indeed an eye-opener for economic policy planners, some of who...

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21
May
Avissawella-Kegalle Main Road inundated
Development - Provincial

The vehicular movement along the Avissawella-Kegalle Main Road has been hampered due to the overflowing of the Seethawaka River at Thalduwa, Police said...

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21
May
Showers will continue: Naval and fishing communities be vigilant
Development - Provincial

Prevailing rainy condition along with cloudy skies in the Southwestern part of the island is expected to continue. ...

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21
May
Suspected H1N1 patients reported from Hambantota
Development - Provincial

Eighteen suspected H1N1 patients were reported from the Hambantota District upto May 19, Health Services District Director Dr. A.P.R.S. Chandrasena said...

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21
May
Cause of child deaths yet to be clarified
Development - Provincial

It is yet uncertain whether an unidentified virus had caused deaths at the children’s section at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital in Galle, Karapi...

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