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December
Malaysian PM meets President

The official meeting between President Maithripala...

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18
December
Local Government elections on Feb. 10

The Local Government Elections will be held on Feb...

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17
December
Malaysian PM arrives in the island

Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato' Sri Mohd Najib bi...

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17
December
Two Bangladesh ships arrive at Colombo Port

Bangladesh Coast Guard ships ‘Mansoor Ali&rs...

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16
December
Navy’s Table Top Exercise held in Trincomalee

Sri Lanka Navy held its annual Table Top Exercise ...

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16
December
ADB grants USD 270 Mn to implement two development projects

The Government of Sri Lanka entered into three Loa...

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15
December
Budget pack for festive season

“Fair Price Shops” will be established...

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14
December
Malaysian PM to visit SL

Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd Naji...

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13
December
Indian Air Chief Calls on Army Commander

Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, Chief of ...

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12
December
President requests striking railway workers to return to work

President Maithripala Sirisena has requested all w...

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18
December
Economy of Sri Lanka grows by 3.3
Economy

The Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) Sri Lanka, has released the estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and other macroeconomic indicators for ...

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18
December
President hosts luncheon for Malaysian Prime Minister
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Following the bilateral discussions, President Maithripala Sirisena hosted a luncheon in honour of the visiting Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato’ S...

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18
December
Exchange Rates – 18th December
Economy

The average buying and selling rate of currencies issued by Central Bank of Sri Lanka for 18th December. ...

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18
December
Malaysia, Sri Lanka to enhance cooperation in many fields
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena and the visiting Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak agreed to expand existing clos...

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18
December
191 Officer Cadets pass out at SLMA Diyatalawa
Political & Current Affairs

The Passing out Parade (PoP) ceremony of 191 Officer Cadets was held yesterday (17th Dec.) at Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) in Diyatalawa under the ...

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18
December
Nominations for 248 LG bodies from today
Political & Current Affairs

Nominations for 248 Local Government institutions will be accepted from today (18th Dec.) until noon on 21st December, the Elections Commission said. ...

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18
December
President requests Russia to withdraw tea ban
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday said, he would make an official request from Russian President Vladimir Putin to withdraw the temporary restric...

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18
December
Weather today
Development - Provincial

North-east monsoon conditions are expected to establish gradually over the country during the next few days, Met. Department said. ...

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18
December
Malaysian Prime Minister to meet President today
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Malaysian Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, who arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday (17th Dec.) for a three-day official visit, ...

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17
December
Bus terminal, shopping complex for Niwithigala
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The new bus terminal and the shopping complex in Niwithigala town was declared open by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday (16th Dec.)....

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17
December
SL Embassy participates in DSAL Charity Bazaar in Beirut
World - Business

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Lebanon participated in the Diplomatic Spouses’ Association of Lebanon (DSAL) International Charity Bazaar held in Bei...

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17
December
‘State Christmas Festival’ held under President’s patronage
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The State Christmas Festival – 2017 was held last evening at the Hindu Cultural Center in Trincomalee under the patronage of President Maithripala...

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17
December
Sri Lanka Tea Board participates in Saudi Horeca Exhibition 2017
World - Business

The Sri Lanka Tea Board, in collaboration with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Riyadh, organized a Sri Lanka tea pavilion at the Saudi Horeca 2017 Exhibitio...

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17
December
Weather today
Development - Provincial

North-east monsoon conditions are expected to establish gradually over the country during the next few days, Met. Department says. ...

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17
December
Malaysian PM arrives today
Political & Current Affairs

At the invitation of President Maithripala Sirisena, the Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato' Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak will un...

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16
December
Financial Intelligence Unit signs MoU with Sri Lanka Police
Political & Current Affairs

In terms of the provisions of the Financial Transactions Reporting Act, No. 6 of 2006 (FTRA), the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of Sri Lanka entered...

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16
December
Sri Lanka must urgently implement reforms to end arbitrary detention - UN experts
Political & Current Affairs

The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has identified significant challenges to the enjoyment of the right to personal liberty in Sri Lanka, result...

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16
December
Weather today
Development - Provincial

North-east monsoon may establish during the next few days over the Island. ...

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15
December
Exchange Rates – 15th December
Economy

The average buying and selling rate of currencies issued by Central Bank of Sri Lanka for 15th December. ...

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