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17
January
Parliament receives Bond Commission and PRECIFAC reports

The reports of the Bond Commission and the Commiss...

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17
January
Pakistan Army Chief meets Navy Commander

Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army (COAS), G...

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16
January
Pakistan Army Chief calls on AF Commander

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff of ...

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16
January
Pakistan Army Chief on goodwill tour arrives in Sri Lanka

Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army (COAS), G...

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15
January
SC decided President’s term is for five years

The Supreme Court has communicated to the Presiden...

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15
January
Annual Indo-Lanka Defence Dialogue held

The fifth Indo-Sri Lanka Defence Dialogue was held...

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14
January
President’s Thaipongal Day Message

President’s Thaipongal Day Message ...

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14
January
Prime Minister’s Thaipongal Day Message

Thai Pongal is celebrated by Tamils all over the...

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13
January
Steep drop in grave crimes: Minister

The number of grave crimes reported last year has ...

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12
January
changes in¬ visa regulations to benefit Sri Lankans

A series of changes proposed to the Immigrants and...

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17
January
Postal facility for MPs and PC members increased
Political & Current Affairs

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal for the improvement of postal facilities provided for Members of Parliament and Provincial Councils Co-...

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17
January
Sri Lanka makes a significant progress in protecting and promoting the rights of the child, CRC was told
World - Business

The Child Protection and Justice Bill, which proposes to repeal certain parts of the Children and Young Persons Ordinance and ensure Sri Lanka’s c...

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17
January
Pakistan Chief of Army Staff calls on CDS
Political & Current Affairs

Pakistan Chief of Army Staff(COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa Nishan-I-Imtiaz called on the Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne yes...

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17
January
PPP to enhance Garand Oriental Hotel standards
Political & Current Affairs

The Cabinet of Ministers agreed to enhance the standards of the Grand Oriental Hotel in Colombo through a Public Private Partnership (PPP). ...

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17
January
CBSL says making statements on issuing securities from 2008 – 2014 still not appropriate
Political & Current Affairs

Since an external party is now conducting forensic audit on issuing of government securities during the period 2008-2014, it is not appropriate to make ...

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17
January
Producer’s Price Index up in November
Economy

Producer’s Price Index for all economic activities which include, agriculture, manufacturing and electricity and water supply increased slightly b...

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17
January
Future of Sino-Lanka relations is more exciting - CB Governor
World - Business

Sino-Lanka relations have been excellent for many years and the future is even more exciting,” Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Dr. Indra...

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17
January
Sri Lanka is good destination for investment, says Chinese billionaire
World - Business

Forbes listed young billionaire of mainland China, Cai Xiaoru, gave thumbs up for Sri Lanka and said that Sri Lanka remains a good destination for inves...

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17
January
AG appoints committee to study Bond Commission report
Political & Current Affairs

  Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya, PC has appointed a four-member committee of lawyers to conduct a legal study of the Bond Commission report...

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17
January
Weather today
Development - Provincial

Ground frost can be expected at some places in the Nuwara-Eliya District in the early hours of the morning in upcoming days. ...

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16
January
First purpose-built Tier 3 Data Centre opens today
World - Business

Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT) will launch its newly built, state-of-the-art, Tier 3 (Tier III) Data Centre at Pitipana, Homagama today with the visiting I...

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16
January
Social Empowerment Ministry to provide additional relief to people affected by winds
Development - Provincial

Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake stated that the Ministry of Social Empowerment, Welfare will also provide assistance to the people, whose houses were ...

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16
January
Two-day dengue prevention program in several districts from tomorrow
Development - Provincial

The Ministry of Health, Nutrition, and Indigenous Medicine has decided to launch a special two-day dengue prevention program from Wednesday in several d...

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16
January
Indian assistance to develop KKS harbour as a commercial port
Development - Provincial

The Government of India has come forward to Rehabilitate and upgrade the Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbour as a commercial port at a cost of USD 45.27 millio...

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16
January
India - Sri Lanka ink MoU on Information Technology
Political & Current Affairs

Sri Lanka and India yesterday entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of Information Technology and Electronics (IT and E) coverin...

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16
January
Indian minister Ravi Shankar Prasad calls on President
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

The Indian Union Minister for Law and Justice, Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad called on President Maithripala Sirisena at th...

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16
January
Two State leaders to visit Sri Lanka next week
Political & Current Affairs

Sri Lanka's Ministry of Foreign Affairs says state leaders of two foreign countries are scheduled pay official visits to the island nation next week on ...

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16
January
Seized cocaine stock publicly destroyed under supervision of President
Political & Current Affairs

A stock of 928 kilograms of cocaine, which were seized during raids by the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) was publicly destroyed at the premises of the K...

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16
January
Weather today
Development - Provincial

Ground frost can be expected at some places in the Nuwara-Eliya district in the early hours of the morning in coming days. ...

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