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August
SLTB in the black for first time

The Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) which was inc...

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17
August
NATIONAL UNITY GOVT. MARKS THREE YEARS

Exactly three year ago, the people went to the pol...

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16
August
Disaster Situation: Inform any emergency to hotline 117...

The Disaster Management Center (DMC) asks the publ...

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16
August
Record income from Cinnamon exports last year

Sri Lanka has obtained a record income of US$202.5...

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15
August
HRC initiates youth camp to mark 70th Anniversary of UDHR

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) i...

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15
August
Cabinet nod for special public sector Salaries Commission

Cabinet yesterday granted approval to appoint a Sp...

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14
August
Govt. to use drone technology for agriculture

A special discussion regarding the use of drone te...

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13
August
Peradeniya University Faculties to open today

The Senate of the Peradeniya University had decide...

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13
August
Trains back on track

Trade Unions of the Railways Department called off...

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17
August
Discussion on expediting Enterprise Sri Lanka loan scheme
Economy

A special meeting to discuss ways to expedite the ‘Enterprise Sri Lanka’ loan scheme and to assist new entrepreneurs to apply for loans was ...

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17
August
‘Eastern Cyber Tech’ exhibition concluded
Development - Provincial

Introducing a novel and inspiring facet to innovative creativity and thinking, the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) troops in partnership wit...

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17
August
Industrial production up in June
Economy

The industrial production (IIP) has increased by 0.4% in June, 2018 compared to the same month in 2017 according to Department of Census and Statistics....

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17
August
UNHCR INVITES SRI LANKA TO PLAY AN ACTIVE ROLE IN THE ORGANIZATION
World - Business

Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in Geneva, met with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refuge...

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17
August
Winds and showers to continue
Development - Provincial

Prevailing windy and showery condition over the island is expected to continue, the Met. Department says. ...

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17
August
NEW TRAFFIC FINES TO STAY
Development - Provincial

Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva stated yesterday that the new fines aimed at reducing road accidents will not be changed o...

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17
August
Vehicles not meeting standards to be re-exported at importers’ cost
World - Business

Vehicles imported on Letters of Credit (LCs) opened after July 13, 2018, should undergo a pre-shipment Emission Inspection and Certification, an Extraor...

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17
August
Training programs for new entrepreneurs with the assistance of CBSL
Economy

A meeting was held today between the Ministry of Finance, the Central Bank and the Heads of Bank of Ceylon, Peoples Bank and the Regional Development Ba...

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17
August
Sri Lanka to be Indian Ocean’s principal focus: PM l
Sports - Cultural - Travel

The Mahavihara Conservation Project had been launched under the supervision of Higher Education and Cultural Affairs Minister Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe ...

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17
August
Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dead
World - Business

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who had been admitted to the AIIMS hospital in New Delhi for the past few weeks, died on Thursday. He was 93...

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16
August
Bus strike is a failure says the Minster
Economy

The bus strike launched on last night by the All Ceylon Private Bus Workers Association (ACPBWA) against the new spot fines is a failure, Transport Mini...

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16
August
Second term of Muslim schools revised
Development - Provincial

The second term of the Muslim schools will end on Friday, 17th August, and the 3rd term will commence on Monday, 27th August, the Ministry of Education ...

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16
August
Troops Clear Roads & Provide Relief to Polgahawela People
Development - Provincial

A group of 65 Army personnel including Officers of the 143 Brigade Headquarters and the 1 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG), together with Disaster Manage...

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16
August
Over 200 returnees apply for Sri Lankan citizenship at Mannar ICMC
Political & Current Affairs

Over 200 returnees had applied for Sri Lankan citizenship at an integrated Consular Mobile Service (ICMS) held in Mannar this week, the Foreign ministry...

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16
August
Navy established an RO Plant in Palaviya
Development - Provincial

Sri Lanka Navy handed over a Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant to the public in the village of Daluwa, Palaviya in Kalpitiya on 14th August. ...

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16
August
Tourism digital marketing campaign in Europe to be launched
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Sri Lanka will launch the long-delayed six-month digital marketing campaign in top source markets in Europe—the United Kingdom, Germany and France...

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16
August
Winds, showers to continue: speed winds in sea areas
Development - Provincial

Prevailing winds and showery condition over the island are expected to continue today, Met. Department says. ...

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16
August
187 houses damaged in Kurunegala by strong winds
Development - Provincial

Gale winds experienced on Wednesday (August 15th) caused serious damages to houses and property across several areas in the island.07 Grama Seva divisio...

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16
August
Cabinet nod for special salaries commission to remove public sector salary anomalies
Economy

The Government has decided to appoint a Special Salaries Commission to make necessary recommendations to increase the salaries of the entire public sect...

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