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April 7, 2015 4:28 am gmt |
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The Chinese Embassy announced that, the Chinese Government evacuated 44 Sri Lankans and a foreigner married to a Sri Lankan from Yemen, yesterday. Chinese diplomats are said to be accompanying the Sri Lankans who have been evacuated together with Chinese Nationals on a ship. The Sri Lankans were take...
In Srilanka
April 7, 2015 4:22 am gmt |
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Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa will give his ruling in Parliament today on the post of opposition leader. After some of the SLFP members accepted portfolios in the government, other opposition parties had staked a claim for the post of opposition leader. Meanwhile, National Freedom Front and Democratic Lef...
In Srilanka
April 7, 2015 4:09 am gmt |
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Compared to the previous years, this time the number of Chinese tourists has increased in 84% in March. China remained the second largest source of tourists to Sri Lanka. Since the end of a three-decade war in 2009, Sri Lanka’s tourist arrivals have boomed reaching over 1.5 million last year and attr...
In Srilanka
April 7, 2015 3:59 am gmt |
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“We would support support the government to pass the 19 Amendment to the Constitution bases on the condition that if it is implemented simultaneously with the electoral reforms” said Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala de Silva. He further said to to the media that the current regime was attempting to h...
In Srilanka
April 7, 2015 3:55 am gmt |
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D.M.Gunasekara, the General manager of Bank of Ceylon has been suspended with immediate effect for carrying out on many grounds including misuse of power and corruptions that the minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayaka said. It is believed that in 2011, Bank of Ceylon opened up a branch in Seychelles-a...
In Srilanka
April 6, 2015 11:33 am gmt |
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A train carrying fuel, derailed near Watawala station yesterday and delayed a number of trains in the upcountry railway line. The train was traveling from Nawalapitiya to Hatton carrying 11,400 liters of fuel at the time of the accident. The derailment had caused severe damage to the railway line, bu...
In Srilanka
April 6, 2015 10:13 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka transport board has announced that a special bus service will be operated for the benefit of passengers leaving for their villages  for the Sinhala and Tamil New year. This bus services will be provided from next Wednesday to the 15th of this month. The buses will start from the central bus...
In Srilanka
April 6, 2015 8:27 am gmt |
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The UN Assistant Secretary General and UN Development Chief for Asia Mr. Haoliang Xu arrived in Sri Lanka on Saturday for a six-day visit from April 4th to 10th. During the visit Mr. Xu will visit the North and North Central provinces where he will meet with Government officials, representatives from...
In Srilanka
April 6, 2015 7:30 am gmt |
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A 39-year-old Chandrani Swarnalatha from Kahawatta in the Ratnapura District  had gone missing. she is a mother of three and missing since yesterday morning. The search operation was launched subsequent to her husband’s complaint at Kahawatta police station, Sri Lanka police unit and Special Ta...
In Srilanka
April 6, 2015 6:59 am gmt |
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The Meteorology Department has announced that, the Sun will be directly over Sri Lanka from yesterday (5th) to 15 April. The sun will be directly over the latitudes of Sri Lanka due to the apparent northward relative motion of the sun from5th until 15th of this month. Also, the sun will be directly o...
In Srilanka
April 6, 2015 6:04 am gmt |
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Sujith Priyantha, the coordinating secretary of the Member of Parliament Arundhika Fernando has been attacked by unknown people. Last night (Sunday), these unknown gang of people have arrived to his home which is in Wennapuwa Nainamadama area, have attacked Sujith using sharp weapons. And it has been...
In Srilanka
April 6, 2015 4:44 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena who went for a state visit to Pakistan, arrived in Pakistan yesterday and he was greeted by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah. Then he flew to Islamabad and was greeted by the Prime Minister Nawas Sharif in Islamabad airport. This is our president’s first trip to ...
In Srilanka
April 6, 2015 4:14 am gmt |
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Three dead and two injured after a lorry and a three-wheeler accident took place in Kiriyangalliya Puttalam-Chilaw main road, around 6.30 a.m. this morning. The lorry was from Puttalam to Chilaw and the three wheeler was on its way to Puttalam from Kattunayaka . It’s proved that those three, who died...
In Srilanka
April 5, 2015 1:32 pm gmt |
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Following the ban imposed on full face helmets for motorcyclists, a Sinhalese-Buddhist radical organization in Sri Lanka has asked the police to ban the Islamic Niqab (attire) though and the country has banned the speeches which will create communal tension. Magalkande Sudaththa, the convener of Sinh...
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April 5, 2015 1:17 pm gmt |
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Director General of Archaeology Department Dr. Senarath Dissanayake said in a media conference that, the Government Information Department has announced to install an electrically powered elevator in Sigiriya without harming the attractiveness and cultural values of it. He said that, Sigiriya is one ...
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April 5, 2015 12:57 pm gmt |
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Over 5,000 employees contracted by the two companies involved in the Port City Project, have been suspended from their contracts with immediate effect. 5,924 workers, who were attached to the two Chinese companies have had their contracts suspended. A media spokesperson from the CHEC Port City Colomb...
In Srilanka
April 5, 2015 12:20 pm gmt |
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The prime minister’s office has made a statement today that, the government has taken a decision to establish a National Centre for the enhancement of the female headed households in Kilinochchi. Ministries of Women and Children Affairs, Policy Planning, Economic development, Youth affairs and Cultur...
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April 5, 2015 11:24 am gmt |
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The department of Railway has announced that, it will arrange special Railway services for the upcoming Sinhala & Tamil New Year. This service will be launched in order to reduce the inconveniences faced by the passengers from outstation during this festival season. Unlike previous years, this ti...
In Srilanka
April 5, 2015 11:07 am gmt |
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Parliamentarian Vijitha Herath has told that, JVP will support for the 19th Amendment to the Constitution for reducing some draconian powers of the Executive Presidency.  JVP perceive that the 19th Amendment will not abolish the Executive Presidency. But JVP’s aim is to scrap the Executive Presidency...