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21
August
Commission to regulate three-wheelers

Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraw...

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21
August
Special train services to Kandy for Esala Perahera from today

Sri Lanka Railways has planned to commence special...

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20
August
Need to galvanize SL-Pakistan ties in all spheres: PM Khan

Newly elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Kh...

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20
August
Four Faculties of the University of Peradeniya reopens today

Four Faculties of the Peradeniya university that w...

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19
August
Thirty dilapidated carriages to be put into service

Sri Lanka Railways will refurbish 30 dilapidated c...

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18
August
Bell and Light systems for 200 unprotected railway crossings

Newly set up Bell and Light Security Systems at un...

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18
August
Galle leads in Thurunu Diriya loan disbursements

Galle district leads the Bank of Ceylon’s &l...

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17
August
SLTB in the black for first time

The Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) which was inc...

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17
August
NATIONAL UNITY GOVT. MARKS THREE YEARS

Exactly three year ago, the people went to the pol...

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21
August
Japanese “Ikazuchi” arrives at the Port of Trincomalee
World - Business

“Ikazuchi” a Naval ship belongs to Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force, arrived at the port of Trincomalee yesterday (20th August) on a goo...

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21
August
Afternoon thundershowers expected after tomorrow
Development - Provincial

Afternoon thundershowers will occur at times in Northern, North-central, Uva and Eastern provinces during next few days, particularly from 23rd of Augus...

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21
August
Navy rescues 11 fishermen stranded in the sea
Development - Provincial

A group of eleven fishermen who were distressed in the seas off Galle were rescued by a Fast Attack Craft attached to the Southern Naval Command, yester...

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21
August
Japanese defense minister arrives in Sri Lanka
World - Business

Japan's Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera arrived in Sri Lanka Monday night for an official visit. He was welcomed by the Chief of Defense Admiral Ravi ...

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21
August
Major drive to spur entrepreneurship
Economy

The first edition of the rapid rural infrastructure investment scheme,’ Enterprise Sri Lanka’, Gamperaliya exhibition’ will be held in...

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21
August
Public sector basic salary will be Rs. 28,000 by 2020’
Development - Provincial

A lowest wage receiver in the public sector will get a basic salary of Rs. 28,000 by year 2020, Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena yesterday said....

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21
August
Kofi Annan stood firmly as a voice for peace - President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena in a letter addressed to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres yesterday said that former UN Secretary-Genera...

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21
August
Government generated 700,000 income sources by end 2017 - PM
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

By the end of 2017, the government has generated 700,000 income sources including 430,000 direct employments, self-employments and foreign workers, Prim...

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20
August
Weather warnings on very rough seas and strong gusty winds
Development - Provincial

Wind speed in the sea areas extending from Mannar to Pottuvil via Colombo, Galle and Hambantota and from Trincomalee to Batticaloa will be at 40-50 kmph...

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20
August
Rs.25, 000 fine for violating level crossing signals
Development - Provincial

Laws had already been drafted to fine Rs. 25,000 from drivers who violated railway level crossing signal, Transport Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva sai...

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20
August
Rs.25, 000 fine for violating level crossing signals
Development - Provincial

Laws had already been drafted to fine Rs. 25,000 from drivers who violated railway level crossing signal, Transport Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva sai...

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20
August
Missing 11 fishermen rescued and brought ashore
Development - Provincial

The eleven fishermen who went missing after their boat capsized in rough seas off the southern coast yesterday have been rescued and brought ashore toda...

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20
August
Prime Minister felicitates Imran Khan
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The felicitation message by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to newly elected Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi. ...

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20
August
Water Supply to Vavuniya District be increased by 30%
Development - Provincial

‘’When I took over the Ministry of City Planning and water supply, only 5% of the population of the Vavuniya District provided with drinking...

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20
August
Troops in the North donate blood
Development - Provincial

Over 400 Jaffna civilians received medical consultations and 150 Army personnel donated blood for patients in the North during a mobile medical clinic, ...

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20
August
“Sri Lanka State Photography Ceremony 2018” under President’s Patronage
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The “State Photography Awards Ceremony 2018 “was held at Nelum Pokuna Theatre under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena yesterda...

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20
August
SL suffers Rs 150-250 bn loss due to GSP+ withdrawal
Economy

Sri Lanka due to the loss of its GSP+ concession in August 2010 accounted a loss of export revenues till the reinstatement of GSP+ in May 2017 to the tu...

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20
August
Prime Minister’S condolence message on Kofi Annan
Political & Current Affairs

Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasigha informed the Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres that It is with deep sadness that I writ...

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20
August
Missing fishermen in Chilaw seas rescued
Development - Provincial

Four fishermen who had gone missing in the sea off Chilaw on Saturday after their boats capsized in rough seas, have been rescued by another group of fi...

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