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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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19
September
Poppy Flower pinned on Secretary

A delegation of the Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen's Asso...

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18
September
State Minister takes oaths as acting Defence Minister

State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene took o...

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18
September
President arrives in New York

President Maithripala Sirisena who left for New Yo...

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17
September
President to address UN General Assembly on September 19

President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for New ...

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16
September
OPV provided by India arrives at Colombo harbor

The Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) provided by the I...

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21
September
PM at St. Mary’s Church
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday (19th Sept.) participated at a special religious service at St. Mary’s Church in Bambalapitiya. ...

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21
September
Exchange Rates - 21st September
Economy

1.)    The average buying and selling rate of currencies issued by Central Bank of Sri Lanka for today (21st Sept.). ...

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21
September
PC Elections (Amendment) Bill passed with a two-third majority
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Provincial Councils Elections (Amendment) Bill was passed with a two-thirds majority in Parliament yesterday (20th Sept.) with amendments. ...

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21
September
Sri Lanka to produce ornamental fish of high standard
Development - Provincial

The construction of the maiden fish breeding centre in Sri Lanka commenced recently at Sevanapitiya in Polonnaruwa. ...

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21
September
Speaker visits India
Political & Current Affairs

Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka visited India to attend the 153rd birth anniversary commemorations of Anagarika Dharmapala, orga...

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21
September
Sengaloya project to commence next month
Development - Provincial

Construction work of Sengaloya Project in the Pallama Divisional Secretariat in Anamaduwa will commence next month at a cost of Rs. 1 billion, State Min...

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21
September
PC and LG polls before March
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The government is planning to hold the election for three Provincial Councils including North-Central, Sabaragamuwa, and Eastern province as well as loc...

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21
September
An insurance scheme for fisher community in the offing
Development - Provincial

State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Dilip Vedarachchi assured that he will develop the fisheries industry in coming years in c...

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21
September
Sri Lanka’s first Broadcasters’ Guild formed
Political & Current Affairs

Sri Lanka’s first Broadcasters’ Guild was formed yesterday (20th Sept.) at the Ministry of Finance and Mass Media. ...

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21
September
Demand for red clay increases due to asbestos ban
Economy

Sri Lanka has begun boosting its world class porcelain, glass and red-clay industry segments with a host of new initiatives and has also realised that t...

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21
September
Strong winds expected today
Development - Provincial

Fairly strong gusty winds can be expected over Hambantota District and Maduru-oya area, said the Met Department today (21st Sept.). ...

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21
September
CEB TU action over
Political & Current Affairs

The Trade Union action at the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) which was going on for seven days ended yesterday after discussions, said Power and Renewab...

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20
September
Well planned program to control Cancer
Development - Provincial

Chief Government Whip, Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka said that the government has a well planned program to control Cancer. ...

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20
September
Students who fail O/L get opportunity to sit A/L
Development - Provincial

The Ministry of Education has decided to give an opportunity to students who have failed the Ordinary Level examination to sit for the Advanced Level ex...

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20
September
Continued assistance to Sri Lanka – Pakistan PM
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi assured President Maithripala Sirisena that Pakistan would continue the assistance provided to ...

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20
September
Exchange Rates - 20th September
Economy

1.)    The average buying and selling rate of currencies issued by Central Bank of Sri Lanka for today (20th Sept.). ...

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20
September
State Minister Senanayake attends 12th Bled Strategic Forum 2017
Political & Current Affairs

State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake attended the 12th Bled Strategic Forum in Slovenia recently at the invitation of Karl Erjavec, Dep...

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20
September
Annual Diplomatic Training Programme begins
Political & Current Affairs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs commenced the Annual Diplomatic Training Programme, on 17th September at Hotel Galadari. ...

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20
September
Severe action against people disturbing school education
Development - Provincial

The Ministry Of Education has received information that Trade Unions and groups of school children come to schools and disturb the education and try to ...

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