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20
November
Don’t be panic: No petrol shortage - Secretary

Secretary to the Ministry of Petroleum Resources D...

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20
November
Special security to Gintota as precautionary measure

The government will continue to provide special se...

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19
November
Situation under control:Red notice issued to rumour-mongers

The tense situation occurred in Gintota recently h...

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18
November
Russian Ambassador calls on Navy Commander

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Sri La...

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17
November
Amnesty for Army absentees extended till next Wednesday

The General Amnesty period that was given to Army ...

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16
November
Second reading of Budget passed with 93 majority votes

The second reading of the 2018 Budget was passed w...

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16
November
Malaysian security forces will undergo sea combat training here

Malaysian security and enforcement personnel will ...

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15
November
DMC denies any Tsunami threat

The Disaster Management Center (DMC) says that the...

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15
November
Navy Commander calls on Speaker

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Rana...

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20
November
President inaugurates 3rd Biennial Meeting of South Asian Society for Sexual Medicine
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The 3rd Biennial Meeting of South Asian Society for Sexual Medicine (SASSM) themed “New Frontiers in Sexual medicine: Mind, Body and Science&rdquo...

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20
November
To prevent financial losses expedite power plants procurement - PUC
Political & Current Affairs

Given the expected scale of financial losses and prospective impact going to have on the national economy, the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka ...

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20
November
Rs. 650 million saved by eliminating malaria
Political & Current Affairs

Sri Lanka was able to save Rs. 650 million from 2008 to 2014 by eliminating malaria, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. ...

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20
November
School Monitoring Board to improve quality of education
Development - Provincial

The Education Ministry has planned to set up a School Monitoring Board aimed at improving the quality of school education in the country, said Education...

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20
November
PM warns trouble makers and called for police report on Gintota incidents
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who visited Gintota in Galle yesterday (19th Nov.) in the aftermath of the tense situation that prevailed in the are...

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20
November
Development in the Industrial Production
Economy

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka says that the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) in September 2017 increased by 6.0 per cent in comparison with the corr...

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20
November
Low interest loan schemes sans collateral to boost SMEs – State Minister
Economy

The Enterprise Sri Lanka credit schemes introduced in the Budget has subsidized loans at 6.5% - 8% to encourage the SME sector, State Finance Minister E...

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20
November
U.A.E. FM calls on PM
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe...

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20
November
U.A.E. Foreign Affairs Minister calls on President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan called on President Maithripala Sirisena...

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20
November
Weather today
Development - Provincial

There is a high Possibility of afternoon thundershowers over the island today (20th Nov.), Met. Department said. ...

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19
November
Army Para Games final tournament begins on November 22
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Sri Lanka Army Para Games – 2017, final tournament is scheduled to be held from 22nd to 24th November at Diyagama Stadium, Homagama with the parti...

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19
November
Seventh SAARC Film Festival begins next Tuesday
Sports - Cultural - Travel

The seventh annual SAARC Film Festival 2017 organized by the SAARC Cultural Center, Sri Lanka will be held from 21st to 25th November at ‘Tharanga...

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19
November
Increase in afternoon thundershowers
Development - Provincial

Possibility of afternoon thundershowers will gradually increase over the island during the next few days, particularly from today (19th Nov.), Met. Depa...

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19
November
Minister of Foreign Affairs of UAE visits Sri Lanka
Political & Current Affairs

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), arrived in Sri Lanka y...

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18
November
Budget envisions SL as true maritime hub – Tittawella
Economy

The 2018 Budget proposals towards the liberalisation of the shipping industry were presented with a view to making Sri Lanka a true regional maritime hu...

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18
November
Finnish firm to produce alternative energy from sea waves
Development - Provincial

Finland-based AW Energy, an ocean wave energy company, is working with the Government of Sri Lanka to set up a project to harness the potential of ocean...

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18
November
Govt. committed to develop the Buddha Sasana – President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena says the Sri Lankan society nurtured with disciplined and moral values, which we cannot see anywhere in the world, as a r...

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18
November
President at Parliament during budget debate
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (17th Nov.) was present at the Parliament during the Budget debate on the expenditure head of the Presidential ...

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18
November
Afternoon thunder showers to increase
Development - Provincial

Possibility of afternoon thunder showers will increase gradually over the island during the next few days (particularly from tomorrow), Met. Department ...

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