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19
November
Situation under control:Red notice issued to rumour-mongers

The tense situation occurred in Gintota recently h...

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18
November
Russian Ambassador calls on Navy Commander

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Sri La...

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17
November
Amnesty for Army absentees extended till next Wednesday

The General Amnesty period that was given to Army ...

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16
November
Second reading of Budget passed with 93 majority votes

The second reading of the 2018 Budget was passed w...

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16
November
Malaysian security forces will undergo sea combat training here

Malaysian security and enforcement personnel will ...

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15
November
DMC denies any Tsunami threat

The Disaster Management Center (DMC) says that the...

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15
November
Navy Commander calls on Speaker

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Rana...

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14
November
Royal ANS ‘HMAS Newcastle’ arrives at port of Colombo

The Royal Australian Navy Ship ‘HMAS Newcast...

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14
November
New laws on Human Trafficking and Border Protection

Sri Lanka is currently drafting legislation and pr...

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19
November
Army Para Games final tournament begins on November 22
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Sri Lanka Army Para Games – 2017, final tournament is scheduled to be held from 22nd to 24th November at Diyagama Stadium, Homagama with the parti...

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19
November
Seventh SAARC Film Festival begins next Tuesday
Sports - Cultural - Travel

The seventh annual SAARC Film Festival 2017 organized by the SAARC Cultural Center, Sri Lanka will be held from 21st to 25th November at ‘Tharanga...

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19
November
Increase in afternoon thundershowers
Development - Provincial

Possibility of afternoon thundershowers will gradually increase over the island during the next few days, particularly from today (19th Nov.), Met. Depa...

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19
November
Minister of Foreign Affairs of UAE visits Sri Lanka
Political & Current Affairs

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), arrived in Sri Lanka y...

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18
November
Budget envisions SL as true maritime hub – Tittawella
Economy

The 2018 Budget proposals towards the liberalisation of the shipping industry were presented with a view to making Sri Lanka a true regional maritime hu...

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18
November
Finnish firm to produce alternative energy from sea waves
Development - Provincial

Finland-based AW Energy, an ocean wave energy company, is working with the Government of Sri Lanka to set up a project to harness the potential of ocean...

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18
November
Govt. committed to develop the Buddha Sasana – President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena says the Sri Lankan society nurtured with disciplined and moral values, which we cannot see anywhere in the world, as a r...

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18
November
President at Parliament during budget debate
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (17th Nov.) was present at the Parliament during the Budget debate on the expenditure head of the Presidential ...

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18
November
Afternoon thunder showers to increase
Development - Provincial

Possibility of afternoon thunder showers will increase gradually over the island during the next few days (particularly from tomorrow), Met. Department ...

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17
November
Daily Super Market Prices - 17th November
World - Business

Daily Super Market Prices - 17th November ...

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17
November
Sri Lankan shares rose 5 sessions of falls on bargain hunting
Economy

Sri Lankan shares rose on Thursday after five straight sessions of declines, on bargain hunting in beaten-down stocks and foreign buying. ...

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17
November
Notice calling nominations for LG polls to be issued on Nov 27
Political & Current Affairs

The Elections Commissioner declared that the notice calling for nominations for the Local Government elections will be issued on 27th November. ...

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17
November
Govt. plans to reduce debt to GDP ratio to 70% by 2020
Economy

The government has endeavored to reduce its debt to a risk-free and manageable level through revenue enhancement and mobilization efforts, the Finance M...

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17
November
Exchange Rates - 17th November
Economy

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

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17
November
Sri Lanka - Australia Senior Officials’ Talks concluded in Canberra
World - Business

The Second Round of Senior Officials’ Talks between the Sri Lankan Foreign Ministry and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade con...

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17
November
Call for papers to CBSL 10th Annual Research Conference
Political & Current Affairs

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka is organizing its tenth International Research Conference themed “Macroeconomic Policy Reforms towards a Vibrant Fut...

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17
November
‘Korea Festival’ tomorrow
Sports - Cultural - Travel

The Korean Speech Contest (Individual event) organized by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will be held at the New Arts Theater, Unive...

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17
November
President clearly understands problems faced by each community
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he clearly understands the issues faced by each community in this country, and the government including himself...

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17
November
President opens Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (16th Nov.) opened Shangri-La Hotel built in front of Galle Face. This hotel is another stride in expansion of ...

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