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18
June
BIA renovations, report four hours early

SriLankan Airlines informs all passengers, to arri...

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18
June
National Child Protection Programme begins today

The Kilinochchi District Conference under the &lsq...

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16
June
Ramazan celebrated today

Muslims in Sri Lanka will celebrate the Eid-ul-Fit...

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16
June
U.S Maj Gen. Mark Gillete calls on CDS

Major General Mark W. Gillette, Deputy Director fo...

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15
June
Green light for cricket board elections

The Court of Appeal yesterday decided to vacate it...

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15
June
New Public Procurement Guidelines to cut down on corruption, waste

The National Procurement Commission (NPC) after tw...

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14
June
Gnanasara Thero sentenced to 6 months RI

The General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) ...

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13
June
Special High Court commences on July 04th

The first permanent High court of Trial at Bar whi...

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13
June
Cabinet endorses reparation bill

As part of implementing the resolutions by the Uni...

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12
June
Solar-powered agricultural water supply to Mahaweli farmers

President Maithripala Sirisena today held a specia...

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18
June
Sri Lankans in Bahrain unveiled the Pinnacle of Buddhist Stupa
Sports - Cultural - Travel

The first ever Buddhist Temple in the Kingdom of Bahrain was established in 2008 in the city of Riffa by the Sri Lankan Community under the stewardship ...

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18
June
Lanka promotes homestay operators with loan scheme
Sports - Cultural - Travel

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) announced the launch of a loan scheme for homestay operators across the country, in line with the Bu...

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18
June
Heads of State Institutions responsible for paying salaries to excess staff
Economy

The Government has decided that the Secretaries to Ministries, Heads of Departments, Chairpersons, executive officers and Accountants of Government Inst...

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18
June
Showers, thundershowers expected today
Development - Provincial

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts. ...

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17
June
Lanka is Perfect Location to Run Global Program me On Maritime Crime
World - Business

Project Management, Youth Affairs and Southern Development Minister and Prime Minister's Chief of Staff Sagala Ratnayaka said that Sri Lanka, especially...

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17
June
Government to find a solution to crop damage by wild animals
Development - Provincial

Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Amaraweera says the government will definitely provide a solution to prevent the crop damage caused by wild animals. The...

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17
June
Heavy rains in many parts of the country
Development - Provincial

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces and in Galle district. Several spells of sho...

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17
June
Sri Lanka sets a target of US$ 200 mn in boat and shipping exports by 2022
World - Business

While Sri Lanka's footprint in global boats and shipping sector is small, exports in the sector continue to surge in strong numbers, and as a result Sri...

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17
June
VAT ON PRIVATE HOSPITALS TO BE REMOVED
Economy

Value Added Tax (VAT) on consultancy fees and other fees in private sector hospitals will be removed next week, Minister of Finance and Mass Media, Mang...

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16
June
Former Japanese Premier meets President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Former Japanese Prime Minister Yukiyo Hatoyama, who is currently in the island met President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Office on Thu...

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16
June
No plan to close down SriLankan Airlines – Minister Kiriella
Economy

The government has no plans to close down SriLankan Airlines, asserted Public Entreprise and Kandy City Development Minister Lakshman Kiriella. He also ...

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16
June
“Gam Peraliya” initiative to make a huge revolution in villages - President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The “Gam Peraliya” program initiated to make a huge revolution in the development of the village will commence in the future, says the Presi...

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16
June
Showers, rough seas expected today
Development - Provincial

Showers or thundershowers will occur at Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces and in Galle and Matara districts, particularly in th...

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15
June
Indian President rejects Tamil Nadu’s plea to release Rajiv Gandhi killeers
World - Business

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind has rejected the Tamil Nadu government’s request to release the seven prisoners convicted for the assassination o...

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15
June
Influenza claimed lives of 20 infants, now under control: Minister
Economy

Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne saying that the influenza had claimed lives of nearly 20 infants in the south and elsewhere, was now being brought und...

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15
June
Over 100, 000 new job openings in hospitality sector, says Minister
Sports - Cultural - Travel

New investments in the hotel sector amounting to US $ 2.8 billion will require thousands of newly trained workers in the next couple of years. This was ...

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15
June
Water for drought hit families Pottuvil
Development - Provincial

While the tri forces are involved in providing relief assistance to communities affected by the severe weather conditions brought about by the activatio...

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15
June
Over Rs 3 bn to develop ICT sector - Premier
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The government will promote a knowledge based economy for the development of the country during the next decade, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesingh...

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15
June
Trinco port, a regional hub for bunkering operations
Economy

Lanka Indian Oil Company (LIOC), a subsidiary of Indian Oil Corporation will intensify their bunkering operations in Sri Lanka focusing on the Trincomal...

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