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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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16
May
Committee to prevent money laundering and Terrorism Financing

Since the number of financial crimes have been inc...

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15
May
Cabinet approves 6.56% hike in bus fares

The Cabinet has approved an increase in bus fares ...

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20
May
IMF welcomes fuel pricing mechanism
Economy

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Sri Lanka’s automatic fuel pricing mechanism marks a major step toward completing the energy pricing re...

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20
May
President presents Vishishta Seva Vibushana
Development - Provincial

President Maithripala Sirisena offered “Vishishta Seva Vibushana (Distinguished Service Decoration)” medals to the senior officers in the Sr...

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20
May
Statement by Minister of Finance and Mass Media on current economic situation
Political & Current Affairs

Former President and Kurunegala District MP, Mahindra Rajapaksa who is responsible for ruining this country by allowing his family relatives and cronies...

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20
May
Heavy rain and lightning in many areas
Development - Provincial

The Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre of the Meteorology Department this morning (20th May) issues a heavy rain and lightning advisory for the Wester...

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20
May
No job losses from FTAs says PM
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, yesterday, assured that no professionals would lose their jobs as a result of any Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) sign...

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20
May
Some can't identify difference between soldiers and terrorists
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena said that it is a shame that certain politicians and NGOs have failed to identify the difference between the soldier and ...

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20
May
Reparations Bill ready, compensation for war-affected people
Development - Provincial

The Cabinet approved the draft Reparations Bill setting up the Office of Reparations is now in the final stages of drafting. The proposed law will enabl...

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20
May
PRESIDENT CALLS TO DEFEAT SEPARATIST IDEOLOGY
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena saya that our security forces have not been accused of war crimes in the resolution of the United Nations Human Rights Co...

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20
May
$210 MILLION ADB LOAN TO END WATER SCARCITY IN DRY ZONE
Development - Provincial

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Sri Lanka on Friday signed a $210 million second tranche loan agreement for the Mahaweli Water Se...

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19
May
Indian Army Chief calls on AF Commander
Political & Current Affairs

Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat called on Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy yesterday (18th May) at Air ...

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19
May
USD 453 Mn from ADB for Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program
Economy

The Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program is one of the major ongoing investment programmes currently being implemented under the loan assistance o...

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19
May
Indian Army Chief calls on President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Chief of Staff of Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s official residence in Colombo yeste...

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19
May
Showers expected today: Navel and fishing communities be vigilant
Development - Provincial

Southwest monsoon conditions are getting established over the island. ...

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19
May
Duties on behalf of the Buddhism and the Bhikkus will be fulfilled – President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripla Sirisena stated that the duties and responsibilities towards Buddhism and the Sangha will be fulfilled under the guidance of three ...

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19
May
Sri Lanka and Rwanda ink MoU
Political & Current Affairs

The State Minister of Defence, Ruwan Wijewardene, during his recent official visit to Rwanda signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 15th May. ...

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18
May
Parking meter fines suspended in Colombo
Political & Current Affairs

Colombo Mayor, Rosy Senanayake instructed the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) Commissioner to suspend all fines charged from parking meters in the city,...

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18
May
Sri Lanka and Rwanda ink MoU on defence
World - Business

The State Minister of Defence, Ruwan Wijewardene, leading a delegation to Rwanda signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Sri Lanka and the Republic...

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18
May
PM hails nurses for their service to health of the nation
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The Nightingale Commemoration Ceremony to mark International Nurses Day was held at Temple Trees today under the patronage of President Maithripala Siri...

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18
May
Historic Kelaniya ‘Aaloka Pooja’ tomorrow
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Sri Lanka Army says that arrangements have been finalized for the mega ‘Aaloka Pooja’ (lighting) ceremony at Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya on ...

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