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23
May
President leaves for Australia

President Maithripala Sirisena commencing his thre...

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23
May
President’s visit will boost Australia – Sri Lanka Ties

Sri Lanka and Australia enjoy strong bilateral rel...

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22
May
New ministers take oaths

Nine Cabinet Ministers and one State Minister took...

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22
May
Health Minister participates at 70th WHA meeting

The Seventieth World Health Assembly (WHA) will be...

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20
May
War Heroes remembrance ceremony held

The annual War Hero remembrance ceremony was held ...

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20
May
28th IMBL Meeting held on-board SLNS Sayura

The 28th International Maritime Boundary Line (IMB...

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19
May
National war heroes’ commemoration ceremony today

The National war heroes’ commemoration cerem...

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19
May
Rescue operations still underway at Wellawatte site

Troops of the Army are still engaged in the rescue...

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18
May
A special traffic plan around Battaramulla tomorrow

A special traffic plan will be in operation from 2...

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18
May
State Minister visits 'Ocean Shield'

State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene visite...

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23
May
“Never forced media during my tenure”- Minister Gayantha
Political & Current Affairs

I never forced any media institution asking for publicity but established real media freedom and I am happy about the new ministry I have received, said...

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23
May
Minister Atukorale discuss workers' issues in Korea
Political & Current Affairs

Minister of Foreign Employment of Sri Lanka Thalatha Atukorale discussed cooperation in the employment sector in relation to Sri Lankan workers under th...

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23
May
President’s Australia visit begins today
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena on an invitation from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will leave for Australia on a three-day state visit today (23rd May...

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23
May
Inflation decreases in April
Political & Current Affairs

The National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) in April 2017 has increased up to 121.0 from 119.5 reported for March 2017. ...

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23
May
Minister Ravi thanks Finance Ministry staff
Political & Current Affairs

Minister Ravi Karunanayake, who took oath as the new Foreign Affairs Minister yesterday morning later visited the Finance Ministry. ...

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23
May
Govt. is committed to ensure Social Justice –President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Ensuring social justice for the benefit of the people is the prime commitment of this Government, says President Maithripala Sirisena. ...

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23
May
Showery and windy conditions to enhance
Development - Provincial

Showery and windy conditions are expected to enhance over the south-western part of the country as the South-west monsoon conditions are likely to be es...

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22
May
Mannar District Secretariat opened
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe opened the Mannar District Secretariat complex on Friday (19th May). ...

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22
May
Buddhist delegation leaves to attend Pakistan Vesak Festival
World - Business

A 34-member delegation comprising senior Monks/Religious Scholars, Government Officials and pilgrims left for Pakistan yesterday to attend the 2nd Vesak...

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22
May
Northern economy affects the Southern economy – PM
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Development of the Northern economy will positively affect the economy in the South as well as Sabaragamuwa, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in...

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22
May
Senior DIG the Acting IGP
Political & Current Affairs

Senior DIG (Administration) C.D. Wickremerathne will be the acting IGP from 22nd to 26th May. ...

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22
May
‘HMCS Winnipeg’ arrives at Port of Colombo
Political & Current Affairs

The Canadian Naval Ship, ‘HMCS Winnipeg - FFH 338’ arrived at the Port of Colombo for a training and goodwill visit on Saturday (20th May). ...

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22
May
Navy opens two more RO plants
Development - Provincial

Two more Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants produced by Navy’s Research and Development Unit was bestowed on the public on Saturday (20th May). ...

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22
May
INS ‘Sumedha’ arrives at Colombo harbour
Political & Current Affairs

Indian Naval Ship (INS) ‘Sumedha’ arrived at the Colombo harbour on a three day official visit yesterday (21st May). ...

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22
May
President opens Lanka Patuna Bridge
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena opened the new bridge built across the Lanka Patuna lagoon on 20th May. ...

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22
May
President opens cultural center in Sampur
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena opened the new cultural center in Sampur, built under the project to develop infrastructure facilities in the Northern an...

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22
May
Showers expected today
Development - Provincial

Fairly strong winds (up to 50kmph) can be expected at times over the island (especially in the western slope of the central hills) and strong winds at t...

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21
May
Issues in education sector will be solved – Minister
Development - Provincial

Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said that he will take steps minimize the issues in the education sector within the next three years. ...

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21
May
Wesak Day Celebrations in Pretoria
World - Business

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Pretoria recently joined in the religious ceremonies to celebrate Wesak in the presence of Sri Lanka expatriate comm...

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