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August
CDS pays courtesy call on Defence Secretary

Chief of Defence Staff, General Crisanthe De Silva...

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18
August
New Navy Commander appointed

Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah has been appointed as ...

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18
August
Tax concessions for local entrepreneurs

The Government today rolling out a relief package ...

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17
August
‘Heta Dakina Ranil’ exhibition at BMICH

The ‘Heta Dakina Ranil’ (Ranil, the le...

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17
August
Security forces release lands

Five land plots extending to 2,332 acres 1 rood an...

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16
August
Bangladesh delegation visits Defence Ministry

The visiting Bangladeshi National Defence College ...

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16
August
Secretary inspects Defence Headquarters project

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Kapila Waidya...

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15
August
Levy on imported sugar increased

The Special Commodity Levy (SCL) on a kilo of impo...

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15
August
New Foreign Affairs Minister sworn in

Minister Tilak Marapana was sworn in as the new Mi...

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14
August
Army Commander calls on Navy Chief

Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh S...

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19
August
National Economic Council established to strengthen country’s economy – President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena says he decided to establish National Economic Council to strengthen the national economy by formalizing the economic man...

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19
August
Dry rations for drought affected in A’pura District
Development - Provincial

The program to distribute dry rations to people affected by the drought in Anuradhapura District is being conducted successfully. ...

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19
August
‘Nilamehewara’ today in Panduwasnuwara
Development - Provincial

The ‘Nilamehewara’ President community service will be held in Panduwasnuwara East Divisional Secretariat Division today (19th Aug). ...

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19
August
Korean research vessel ‘ISABU’ departs today
Political & Current Affairs

A large and high-tech ocean Research Vessel (R/V) of the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST), ‘ISABU’, arrived at the Po...

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19
August
‘It is a timely exhibition’ – Minister Samaraweera
Political & Current Affairs

Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera yesterday (18th Aug.) witnessed the ‘Heta Dakina Ranil’ photographic exhibition being...

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19
August
Web journalists hail data levy removal
Political & Current Affairs

Web Journalists yesterday (18th Aug.) hailed the government’s decision to remove the10% telecommunications levy imposed on data. They urged the go...

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19
August
Showers, strong winds expected today
Development - Provincial

Fairly strong winds can be expected at times over the country, particularly in Uva, Northern, North-central, North-western provinces and Matale, Trincom...

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18
August
Currency exchange rates - 18th August
Economy

1.) The average buying and selling rate of currencies issued by Central Bank of Sri Lanka for today (18th Aug.) ...

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18
August
New Provincial Council Bill in House on August 24
Political & Current Affairs

The New Provincial Council Bill will be presented in Parliament on 24th August, said Leader of the House, Higher Education and Highways Minister Lakshma...

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18
August
National hospital computerizes blood reports
Development - Provincial

The Colombo National hospital has started to computerize the blood reports and provide it to the patients fast and it was inaugurated by Health, Nutriti...

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18
August
Second day of ‘Heta Dakina Ranil’ exhibition opens
Political & Current Affairs

The second day of ‘Heta Dakina Ranil’ (Ranil, the leader who sees tomorrow) photographic exhibition was inaugurated today (18th Aug.) at BMI...

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18
August
President lays foundation stone for waste-based electricity plant
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The naming of the Karadiyana Waste Management Project as the ‘Mihisaru Viyamana’ Resources Management Centre, to streamline the solid waste ...

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18
August
National reconciliation process needs support, not brickbats- President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena says that what is essential for the government’s national reconciliation building process is working with understan...

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18
August
Weather today
Development - Provincial

A slight enhancement of showery condition over the South-western part of the country can be expected today and tomorrow, said the Met Department today (...

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18
August
Russian Defence Attaché meets Secretary
Political & Current Affairs

The Military, Air and Naval Attaché of the Embassy of the Russian Federation Colonel Dmitry A Mikhaylovskiy made a call on to the Secretary to th...

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17
August
ICRC delegation meets Secretary
Political & Current Affairs

A delegation of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) paid a courtesy call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Kapila Waidyaratne PC a...

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17
August
New ward complex for Borella Ayurveda Hospital
Development - Provincial

The Government will add a ward complex at a cost of Rs 1,800 million to the Borella Ayurveda hospital and provide specialist services as well, Health Mi...

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17
August
Three-storey building for Attanagalla Muslim School
Development - Provincial

A new 3-storey building will be donated for the use of students of Al Azhar Muslim School in Attanagalla, in Gampaha District today (17th Aug.). ...

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17
August
Medical Faculty for Wayamba University
Development - Provincial

The Kuliyapitiya Base Hospital, which is under the Wayamba Provincial Council, will be taken over by the government to establish the medical faculty at ...

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