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November 11, 2018 4:03 am gmt |
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Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya yesterday denied web media reports, that he would wait for the Supreme Court’s opinion on the legality of the dissolution of Parliament before proceeding with preparations for a General Election. He had informed a group of former United National Party (...
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November 11, 2018 3:50 am gmt |
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The Sri Lanka Freedom Party says that discussions will commence next week with regard to contesting the forthcoming general election under a common symbol. It’s General Secretary Professor Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa said that they hope to gather all forces in order to defeat the common enemy. Meanwhile...
In Colombo
October 17, 2018 3:19 am gmt |
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Following discussions held with President Maithripala Sirisena at the President Secretariat yesterday (Tuesday), he had agreed to release the sugar stocks already at the harbour under Rs.14 customs tax concession, Sugar Importers’ Association member Priyantha Senavirathne said. Speaking to the ...
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October 1, 2018 12:22 am gmt |
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Two ships – ‘Kaga’ and ‘Inazuma’ belonging to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit yesterday (30th September). The vessels were received by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions upon their arrival. ‘Kaga’ is a 248m lon...
In Colombo
July 6, 2018 10:51 am gmt |
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The National Water Supply and Drainage Board says a 9 hour water cut will be in effect from 9am to 6pm tomorrow in several parts of Colombo owing to urgent repairs. Accordingly the water supply to the Kotte municipality and Colombo 5 will be restricted. The Water Board said the water supply to Colomb...
In Colombo
June 6, 2018 12:53 pm gmt |
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The telecommunications regulator today defended its action against TNL TV saying it had no “undue ambition.” “The TRCSL (Telecommunications Regulatory Commission Sri Lanka) emphasizes that there is no any other undue ambition behind this action,” the regulator said in a two-page statement issued a da...
In Colombo
April 30, 2018 12:41 pm gmt |
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Sri Lanka today mourned the death of veteran film director, producer and screen writer, Dr. Lester James Peries. Peries passed away at the age of 99 while receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo.  ...
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February 18, 2018 12:54 pm gmt |
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Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister and the leader of the United National Party Ranil Wickremesinghe has summoned all UNP parliamentarians for crucial talks this morning. The meeting is scheduled to be held at the UNP headquarters Sirikotha at 11am today (Sunday)  morning. Kurunegala District MP Nalin B...
In Colombo
February 18, 2018 12:45 pm gmt |
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If President doesn’t act quickly no body can’t stop Rajapakse coming to the power, saying veteran political writer Tisaranee Gunasekara   in an article written to a Colombo base website. She made this comment in an article written for Colombo based website. The mentioned opinions are as follows… “All...
In Colombo
February 15, 2018 5:07 pm gmt |
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The UNP parliamentary group has decided to continue with the unity government and carry out party reforms, UNP General Secretary Kabir Hashim said. He told media personnel that the unity government would continue but focus on a new set of goals and objectives. The MPs of the United National Party met...
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February 15, 2018 4:49 pm gmt |
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Cabinet co-spokesperson, Minister Rajitha Senaratne says a Cabinet reshuffle will take place next week. The decision to reshuffle the Cabinet will be taken tomorrow, he further stated. He said this during the weekly cabinet briefing held in Colombo today (Thursday) he said that the two main constitue...
In Colombo
January 11, 2018 12:00 pm gmt |
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The Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) is scheduled to publicly destroy over 900 kilograms of cocaine in Katunayake at 10 a.m. on Monday, which were seized during previous raids. Law and Order and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka said earlier this month that measures will be taken to destroy...
In Colombo
January 9, 2018 6:25 am gmt |
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Addressing to the media brief, the Mayer candidate of the Colombo Municipal Council for United Progressive Alliance Shan Gugavaradhan said that, people should elect the Corruption free, honest and progressive politicians in the forthcoming Local Government Election and requested the people to throw t...
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December 27, 2017 5:50 am gmt |
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The Campaign for Free and Fair Election (CaFFE) said that, the underworld leaders, who alleged in various crimes   also nominated as candidates in the forthcoming Local Government Election. The Executive Director of the Organization, Keerthi Thennakon said that, the candidates have come into the elec...
In Colombo
December 19, 2017 6:04 am gmt |
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President Maithiripala Sirisena stated that, a special program, to improve the skill of language in every government office, planned to implement. He also said that the language should not be an impediment to the Judiciary. He cleared it while addressing the event of Judicial Service Commission in Co...
In Colombo
November 30, 2017 12:27 pm gmt |
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Three suspects associated with the Ava group, which is involving in many crime in Jaffna has been arrested in in Colombo yesterday (29 Nov). The team which was attached with the Jaffna Police has arrested the suspects, following an operation. The suspects are charged over several attacks carried out ...
In Colombo
November 23, 2017 10:19 am gmt |
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A special service has been introduced exclusively for G.C.E. Ordinary Level students to obtain their National Identification Card (NIC) within one day commencing from November 25. The doors will be opened from 8.30 a.m. until 4.30 p.m. at the Department of Registration of Persons in Battaramulla, Isu...
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November 12, 2017 12:39 pm gmt |
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The World Diabetes Day walk and fitness program was held in Colombo Today. The Program Was organized parallel to World Diabetes Day which falls on November 14, by the Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Ministry. President Maithiripala Sirisena and Health, Nutrition and indigenous medicine Raji...
In Colombo
October 30, 2017 9:23 am gmt |
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The Parliament road is being close due to the protest against the interim report on the draft new constitution today (30 October). The protest was conducted by the Joint Opposition (JO), saying the above report is included many content which will affect the unitary ruling. The protest was conducted b...