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October
President’s Deepavali message

I am very pleased to send this message of greeting...

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18
October
Prime Minister’s Deepavali message

Jain and Hindu believers celebrate Deepavali with ...

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17
October
Bangladesh Defence Adviser calls-on CDS

Bangladesh Defence Adviser Commodore Syed Maksumul...

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17
October
Exercise "Mithra Shakthi" inaugurated

The inauguration of the "Mithra Shakthi" joint mil...

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16
October
Landslide warning for two districts

National Building Research Organization (NBRO) due...

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16
October
Navy assists in the elimination of drugs

The Navy renders its fullest assistance to the joi...

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15
October
Landslide warning for Ratnapura District

National Building Research Organization (NBRO) due...

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14
October
Navy Commander calls on Foreign Secretary

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah...

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13
October
State Minister graces 'Colombo Air Symposium'

The 3rd 'Colombo Air Symposium', organized by the ...

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18
October
Participation of Sri Lankan SME’s at Trade Fairs in Southern China
World - Business

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou facilitated the participation of Sri Lankan SME’s in Trade Fairs in three different cities in Sout...

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18
October
President urges Pakistan to invest in sugar and cement industries
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized the need for further expanding economic relations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. He made this statement when ...

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18
October
MoE and EU join to eliminate ‘Violence Against Women’
Political & Current Affairs

Cricketing legends Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara recently at the Ministry of Education spoke to more than 100 school children about the need t...

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18
October
Nine new District Organizers for SLFP
Political & Current Affairs

Newly appointed nine (9) SLFP District Organizers received their letters of appointment from President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (Oct. 17) at the P...

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18
October
Weather today
Development - Provincial

The low pressure area in the central Bay of Bengal to the North-east of the island is likely to develop further in to a Depression and move away from th...

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17
October
First two years devoted to stabilize economy: PM
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The government has devoted its first two years in office to stabilize the economy. Sri Lanka which faced an unbearable debt burden is now repaying its l...

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17
October
JBIC reiterates support for Sri Lanka's economic program
Political & Current Affairs

Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) reiterated their support for Sri Lanka's economic program during a meeting with Minister of Finance and ...

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17
October
Exchange Rates - 17th October
Economy

1.) The average buying and selling rate of currencies issued by Central Bank of Sri Lanka for today (17th Oct.). ...

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17
October
Royal collage annual prize giving held
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The 165th annual prize giving ceremony of Royal College Colombo was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil ...

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17
October
India-Sri Lanka ministerial meeting on fishermen issues held
Political & Current Affairs

The ministerial level talks on Fishermen’s issues was held between Indian Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh and Sri La...

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17
October
Six million social media users in the country
Political & Current Affairs

There are about six million users of social media in Sri Lanka and it should be used to communicate the development news of the country, Deputy Minister...

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17
October
All programs to protect environment will be implemented expeditiously – President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena says every program to protect and conserve the environment for the future generation will be implemented without any dela...

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17
October
Dr. Coomaraswamy: CB Governor of the Year, South Asia
Political & Current Affairs

The  Central  Bank  of  Sri  Lanka  announces  that Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka ha...

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17
October
Consular Division wins Two Awards
Political & Current Affairs

The Consular Affairs Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was awarded the Public Sector Most Outstanding ICT Achievement Award and the Gold Award...

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17
October
Future activities of official term expired PCs discussed
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the Divisional Secretaries to continue the services rendered by the provincial councils to the ...

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17
October
Rains and winds expected
Development - Provincial

The low pressure area in the Bay of Bengal to the North-east of the island is likely to develop further in to a Depression and move away from the island...

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16
October
Exchange Rates - 16th October
Economy

1.) The average buying and selling rate of currencies issued by Central Bank of Sri Lanka for today (16th Oct.). ...

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16
October
Finance Minister meets Deputy MG of the IMF
Political & Current Affairs

Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera while attending to the WB/IMF annual meeting in Washington at the conclusion of the meeting calle...

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16
October
Two-day dengue prevention program in Jaffna
Development - Provincial

A two-day dengue prevention program will be held today (16th) and tomorrow (17th) in the Public Health Inspector areas of Jaffna. ...

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