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22
July
Austin named envoy to India

Former Secretary to the President Austin Fernando ...

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22
July
Power outages in Colombo city from July 27 to 31

The Power and Energy Ministry yesterday announced ...

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18
July
USD 16 Million from the Saudi for Kaluganga Development Project

The Kaluganga Development Project is currently bei...

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18
July
A/L tuition classes prohibited after July 31

Conducting coaching classes or tuition targeted at...

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17
July
Speaker signs the National Audit Bill

The Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya has sign...

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22
July
Teacher appointments for A/L vocational subjects
Economy

The awarding of graduate teacher appointments to the Sri Lanka Teacher Service (2018) required to teach advanced level vocational subjects at national a...

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22
July
PM calls for easing of tourist visa requirements
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that easing visa requirements for tourists is an important step in boosting Sri Lanka’s rapidly developin...

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22
July
Govt not change decision to implement death penalty for drug smugglers says President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena today assured that he would not change the decision taken by the government to implement the death penalty for drug smugg...

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21
July
Press Release Issued by Policy Development Office
Political & Current Affairs

As part of the National Plan to develop the Sri Lankan Tourism Industry, The Ministry of National Policy and Economic Affairs and the Policy Develo...

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21
July
The 3rd Sri Lanka-Japan Dialogue on Maritime Security, Safety and Oceanic Issues concludes successfully in Colombo
Political & Current Affairs

The 3rd Sri Lanka –Japan Dialogue on Maritime Security, Safety and Oceanic Issues was held on 19 July, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Co...

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21
July
Minister of Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment Harin Fernando holds discussions with DG/IOM and SG/ITU
Political & Current Affairs

Minister of Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment, Hon. Harin Fernando, emphasised that the Government of Sri Lanka accorded ...

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21
July
Sri Lanka clinches a major WTO milestone in TFA country plan
Political & Current Affairs

  Completing a major milestone in its WTO Trade Facilitation Plan and kicking off one of the biggest projects in its international trade...

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20
July
Bribery Commission to recruit 250 graduates as investigative officers
Development - Provincial

Measures have been taken to recruit 250 graduates to the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) as investigative office...

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20
July
Steps to develop adventure tourism and training in Sri Lanka
Sports - Cultural - Travel

As part of the National Plan to develop the Sri Lankan Tourism Industry, The Ministry of National Policy and Economic Affairs and the Policy Development...

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20
July
Housing project by Sri Lanka Army for displaced persons in Jaffna
Economy

Sri Lanka Army has launched a housing project for the persons displaced by the war in Jaffna.Each house being constructed under this project is valued a...

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20
July
Power outages in parts of Colombo from July 25-31
Development - Provincial

The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy says that sporadic power outages will be experienced in parts of Colombo from July 25 to 31 due to urgent rep...

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20
July
Construction of National Nephrology Hospital in Polonnaruwa to commence tomorrow
Economy

The construction work on the National Nephrology Hospital in Polonnaruwa, which is to be built as a gift from China, will commence tomorrow (21) under t...

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20
July
WFP, Sri Lanka partner to improve food security, nutrition
World - Business

The Letter of Understanding was signed by Finance and Media Ministry Secretary Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunga and WFP Representative and Country Director in Sri...

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20
July
Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) exercise ceremonially inaugurated in Trincomalee
Development - Provincial

The Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) exercise, between US Naval Special Warfare Forces personnel and Sri Lanka naval personnel from the 4th Fast ...

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20
July
Educational seminar for GCE A/L students in the East
Political & Current Affairs

A two-day educational seminar was organized by the Sri Lanka Army troops in the East on 17 and 18 (July). According to Army media, the seminar had been ...

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20
July
Coconut trees planted along Mailaddy beach
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka Army troops in the Northern peninsula have embarked on a programme to plant coconut trees in the region as a part of their green drive project...

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20
July
People's Assembly- Public- Private Partnership (PPP) and the Development Targets of the Government
Political & Current Affairs

People's Assembly- Public- Private Partnership (PPP) and the Development Targets of the Government  ...

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20
July
SL - India JOINT VENTURE to run Mattala airport
Economy

The government will enter into a joint venture with the Indian government to turn the debt ridden Mattala Rajapaksa International airport (MRIA) into a ...

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