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24
September
UN ready to support SL to build as an exemplary nation -UNSG

The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the...

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23
September
President meets UNHR Chief

President Maithripala Sirisena says Sri Lanka is p...

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23
September
Netherland Ambassador meets Defence Secretary

Ambassador of Netherland to Sri Lanka, Ms. Joanne ...

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22
September
Tri forces support National Dengue Prevention Week

Nearly three thousand tri forces and civil defence...

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22
September
President meets Nepal Prime Minister

The Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said t...

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21
September
President attends reception hosted by US President

President Maithripala Sirisena and First Lady Jaya...

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21
September
Sri Lanka – Pakistan Navy staff talks take naval relations to new highs

The inaugural staff talks between the Sri Lanka an...

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20
September
President urges world to support forward march of Sri Lanka

President Maithripala Sirisena called upon the int...

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20
September
Russian Military Attaché calls on Navy Commander

The Military Attaché to the Embassy of the ...

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19
September
Navy Commander visits new Coast Guard OPV

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

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24
September
Rains to enhance: Strong winds today
Development - Provincial

A slight enhancement of rainy condition in the south-western part of the country is expected during 25th and 26th of September, Met. Department said. ...

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24
September
Japanese Film Festival - 2017
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera participated at the opening ceremony of the Japanese Film Festival-2017 on Friday (22nd Sept.). ...

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24
September
Special program to identify reckless drivers
Political & Current Affairs

The Police headquarters said that they launched a special program yesterday (23rd Sept.) in the Colombo to identify drivers who violate road rules and t...

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24
September
Two-storied building for Yatiyantota Siriwardena College
Development - Provincial

The new two-storied building of Siriwardena Maha Vidyalaya in Yatiyantota built at a cost of Rs 18.5 million was vested with the students by Chief Minis...

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24
September
Rain water harvesting project for Jaffna Peninsula
Development - Provincial

A new project for rain water harvesting has been initiated in the Jaffna Peninsula as a solution to the severe shortage of water. ...

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24
September
Ready to hold elections – Speaker
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has informed the relevant institutions to get ready to hold the elections according to the government’s promise of holding...

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24
September
“Sri Lanka – The Land of Serendipity”
World - Business

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Stockholm in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) recently conducted a series of tourism promot...

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23
September
‘Nilasewana’ quarters for police officers
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

PM Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday (22nd Sept.) participated at a ceremony to open ‘Nilasewana’ police quarters in Wekunagoda, Galle. ...

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23
September
Indian assistance to empower estate youth
Development - Provincial

The Government of India on a request made by Minister of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development Palani Digambaram made a fi...

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23
September
It’s a people centric health policy – State Min. Eran
Political & Current Affairs

State Minister of Finance Eran Wickremaratna said that the government’s health policy is centered around the people and not the doctor. ...

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23
September
Fish baits to be cultivated locally
Development - Provincial

The price of Squid which is imported from China being used as baits for fishing has been increasing for the last couple of months. Even though the Fishe...

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23
September
Weather today
Development - Provincial

Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in the Eastern and Uva provinces and in Vavniya and Mulathivu districts after 2.00 p.m. ...

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23
September
CIMA President calls on Finance Minister
Political & Current Affairs

President of Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA) David Stanford paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala S...

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22
September
Standards and laws essential for teledramas – Dep. Minister
Political & Current Affairs

Deputy Minister of Media Lasantha Alagiyawanna said that laws and standards should be brought for teledramas as telecasting of foreign teledrama and fil...

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22
September
Special Parliamentary sitting on October 3
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

A special sitting will be held on 3rd October from 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. marking the 70th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Parliament, the Speaker Karu Jay...

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22
September
China assures support for cancer patients
Political & Current Affairs

Chinese Ambassador Xianliang said that in the future China will provide expertise knowledge and other medical aid to help and support cancer patients. ...

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22
September
'Saru Diviyata Krushi Saviya' agricultural exhibition from September 25
Development - Provincial

The 'Saru Diviyata Krushi Saviya' agricultural exhibition organized by the Western Provincial Ministry of Agriculture will be held on 25th, 26th, and 27...

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22
September
Exchange Rates - 22nd September
Economy

1.)    The average buying and selling rate of currencies issued by Central Bank of Sri Lanka for today (22nd Sept.). ...

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22
September
13-year continuous education program from October
Development - Provincial

The 13-year continuous education system with many benefits for students will be launched in 42 selected schools as a pilot project in October, said the ...

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