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21
June
Anyone in Sri Lanka or overseas can share information with OMP

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today urged anyone...

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21
June
Treasury gets final tranche of US$ 584mn

China Merchant Port Holdings Limited (CM Port) yes...

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20
June
Press release issued by Foreign Ministry on missing persons

The attention of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs h...

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20
June
Sri Lanka is base to tap into the fast growing Indian Ocean region

Sri Lanka is poised to be a major source of invest...

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19
June
COPA report to be presented in parliament

Chairman of the Committee on Public Accounts (COPA...

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19
June
Harbouring of Army absentees, a punishable offence

It has been noted that sections of Army deserters ...

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19
June
Sri Lanka's economic growth positive at 3.2% in Q1 2018

Sri Lanka's economy grew at a positive rate of 3.2...

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18
June
BIA renovations, report four hours early

SriLankan Airlines informs all passengers, to arri...

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18
June
National Child Protection Programme begins today

The Kilinochchi District Conference under the &lsq...

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16
June
Ramazan celebrated today

Muslims in Sri Lanka will celebrate the Eid-ul-Fit...

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21
June
O/L & A/L candidates urged to send NIC applications at earliest
Development - Provincial

Commissioner General of the Department for Registration of Persons, P.V. Gunathilake has requested students sitting for the G.C.E. Ordinary Level and Ad...

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21
June
UNPK mission contingent passes out in Sri Lanka
Political & Current Affairs

The 4th Contingent of the Aviation Unit under the United Nations helicopter deployment in South Sudan (UNMISS) passed out at SLAF Base Katunayake on 19t...

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21
June
Showers to increase from today: Strong winds in Northern sea areas
Development - Provincial

Slight enhance in the prevailing showery condition in the south-western part of the island is expected from today. ...

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21
June
Sri Lanka's manufacturing and services sectors increase of 15.1 index in May
Economy

The Manufacturing Sector PMI recovered in May following the seasonal contraction observed in the previous month and recorded an index value of 60.6 in M...

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21
June
US assures it will help SL fulfill UN commitments
World - Business

In the wake of the US pull-out from the UNHRC, US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Atul Keshap met with senior Sri Lankan officials today and assured them that t...

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21
June
NPC mulls traffic monitoring via Google
Economy

National Police Commission is taking steps to control ever increasing traffic in major cities using Google Data. Prof. Amal Kumarage from the Moratuwa U...

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21
June
SAITM students to KDU: Unanimous nod in House
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Parliament yesterday unanimously passed the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (Special Provisions) Bill with amendments. The Bill provides ...

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20
June
SLTDA Training for Tuk Drivers and Homestay Operators in Ella
Sports - Cultural - Travel

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority held an Awareness and Training programme for Tuk Tuk Drivers and Home Stay/Bungalow Operators in Ella recent...

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20
June
Norwegian Foreign Affairs State Minister visits Sri Lanka
Political & Current Affairs

The State Minister’s visit coincides with the arrival of the Norwegian research vessel Dr. Fridtjof Nansen to  Sri Lanka. The research vessel...

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20
June
Ports and Airports Development levy to be revised
Economy

Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal of Hon. Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance and Mass Media, to obtain cabinet approval for the Gazette N...

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20
June
Sri Lanka - Thailand to sign agreement on Aviation Services
Development - Provincial

Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal made by Hon. Nimal Siripala De Silva, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, to enter in to a formal agree...

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20
June
Internal Aviation Services to be promoted
Development - Provincial

Five institutions have put forward their proposals to Internal aviation services and a committee consist of the Chairman of National Agency for Public P...

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20
June
Six small scale milk processing Centers to be established
Development - Provincial

Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal put forward by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his capacity as the Minister of National Policies and ...

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20
June
Secured Transactions Act to be revised
Political & Current Affairs

Approval of Cabinet of Ministers has been granted to repeal the Secured Transaction Act No 49 of 2009 and draft a new bill facilitating small and medium...

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20
June
IRRI DG meets President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Director General of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) said that they were ready to provide required technical assistance in utilizing sat...

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20
June
Strong winds, thundershowers in sea areas today
Development - Provincial

Strong gusty winds (up to 60-70kmph) are likely over Northern sea areas and in Gulf of Mannar. ...

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20
June
Book on irrigation titled, “Hela Wari Purawatha” presented to the President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The book “Hela Wari Purawatha” published by the Mahaweli Centre including the facts ranging from the starting of Sri Lankan Irrigation to Mo...

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20
June
The first flag of National Housing Day Flags Week pinned on the President
Economy

The first flag of the flags week announced to celebrate the National Housing Day which falls on 23rd of June was pinned on President Maithripala Sirisen...

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20
June
BuddhikaPathirana sworn in as Deputy Minister of Industries and Commerce
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Matara district MP BuddhikaPathirana was sworn in as the Deputy Minister of Industries and Commerce before President MaithripalaSirisena at the Presiden...

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