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In Srilanka
May 1, 2015 4:09 am gmt |
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Commemorating the  22nd death anniversary of  Ranasinghe Premadasa, was  held this morning near the R. Premadasa statue in the vicinity of the Hulfsdrop Courts Complex under the patronage  of the  President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Last night, Most Ven Madhuluwawe...
In Colombo
May 1, 2015 3:53 am gmt |
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An absolute right deserve for memories on mayday, opposition leader Nimal Siripala de Silva said on his may day greetings. Reveling to the press the opposition leader  stated that Sri Lanka Freedom Party, the United People’s Freedom Alliance, General Mat United Front and the governments in the ...
In Srilanka
May 1, 2015 3:33 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena pledged to make Sri Lanka a drug free country. Presiding over the inaugural sessions of the National Summit on Tobacco held under the theme ‘Towards a Tobacco Free Sri Lanka’ yesterday (29), at the BMICH, the President said a Presidential Task For...
In Srilanka
May 1, 2015 3:29 am gmt |
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I am pleased to send this message on the occasion of May Day – International Workers Day, expressing the solidarity of the working people of Sri Lanka with workers throughout the world. This occasion is celebrated by the workers of the world being the anniversary of a great struggle for the rights of...
In Srilanka
May 1, 2015 3:24 am gmt |
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The united May Day Rally of SLFP and other friendly parties of the alliance will be held at Hyde Park at 2.00 pm toady (May 01). The theme is “A might to the work place and a strength to Sri Lanka.” The May Day Procession will start from Nelum Pokuna and D.R Wijewardena Mawatha....
In Srilanka
May 1, 2015 3:22 am gmt |
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The United National Party will hold its May Day rally at Campbell Park under the theme of “A green light for the working forces.” It had made all arrangements  to celebrate the May Day on a grand scale and trade union leaders and a large crowd will attend the May Day Celebrations this year. The [&hel...
In Srilanka
May 1, 2015 3:21 am gmt |
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We must line-up to build our country, through a sustainable development process and to make the lives of our people prosperous. Workers are the pioneers of that process. We all are well aware of the truth that, their labour is decisive in making the future of a country, said Prime Minister Ranil Wick...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 12:20 pm gmt |
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Prime Minister  Ranil Wickramsingha will  meet the deputy ambassador of  Nepal for Sri Lanka today.  This meeting will be held at Temple Trees this evening.   The relief which was collected will be handed over to the deputy ambassador which will be distributed among those  who was  effected by the ea...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 12:04 pm gmt |
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A complaint has been lodged at  the Bribery Commission alleged corruption scandal against former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga. Former Minister Vasudeva Nanayakkara and Wimal Weerawansa, today (Thursday 30) morning filed this complaint. The complaint had been reported in relation to th...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 11:41 am gmt |
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A 21-year-old youth was yesterday arrested at Thewatte in connection with the killing of Rathgama Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Manoj Pushpakumara Mendis and the weapon believed to have used in the killing was also recovered. They said the micro weapon was recovered on information provided by this suspec...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 11:25 am gmt |
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‘Harmony Healthy Life Style Center’ established at Kilinochchi.  Harmony Center was declared open at a simple ceremony  under the patronage of Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe together with by Dr. P Vinodan, Regional Director of Health Services, Kilinochchi and witnessed by Dr. (Ms) Shanika Fernando...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 11:18 am gmt |
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Seventeen Sri Lankan fishermen who were in custody in Myanmar on charges of breaching International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) have been released following  a Presidential pardon. The President of Myanmar has instructed the relevant authorities to withdraw the case filed against the fishermen and ...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 11:14 am gmt |
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Two university students arrested on charges of causing damage to public property during a protest opposite the UGC yesterday have been remanded until May 11, police spokesmen said. The protest march organized by the Inter-University Bhikku Front reached the University Grants Commission (UGC) at aroun...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 11:08 am gmt |
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President legal adviser Dr. Jeyampathy Wickramaratne has stated that Bribery commission can carryout the investigation without any complaint.  He stated this in connection with 19A at meeting held  at the auditorium in the Government information department. He added that as they promised in 100 days ...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 10:45 am gmt |
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A fisherman who went to Trincomalee beach for fishing has gone missing from this morning and his parents have  made a complaint to the local police regarding this. The missing person being identified as Antony Ignasious Kanthan, who is a resident  of Trincomalee Green Road. He went fishing along with...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 9:26 am gmt |
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Hambantota Mayor Eraj Fernando, who was remanded yesterday  was further remanded till May 13 by the Hambantota Magistrate. He was arrested and remanded on charges of assaulting a suspect in police custody yesterday(29). Police arrested the Mayor in connection with the alleged assault incident and kid...
In Business
April 30, 2015 9:09 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka’s economy grew by 7.4% (Agriculture 0.3%, Industry 11.4%, service 6.5%) last year, according to the Annual Report of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the year 2014 which was launched today. This growth was mainly supported by the expansion in the Industry sector, which grew by 11.4 per cen...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 8:50 am gmt |
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The United States has welcomed the passage  of the 19th Amendment to the constitution which was pass by Parliament with majority of votes. US State Department Acting Spokesperson Marie Harf, stated  “We certainly welcome the news of the passage of measures that you mentioned that curb presidential po...
In India
April 30, 2015 6:29 am gmt |
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A ‘Q’ team of Tamil Nadu Police have arrested four Sri Lankans in Chennai.  The suspects have been identified as R. Balachandran alias Balan, 48, a native of Jaffna, P. Lingaran alias Athiyaman, 40, from Jaffna, G. Jayadasan, 43, and G. Dhanushan, 22, of Mullaitivu. The ‘Q’ br...