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January 28, 2018 9:46 am gmt |
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President Maithiripala Sirisena stated that the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) is ready to go solo, if 96 parliamentarians who were elected in the 2015 election extend support. He cleared it during the election rally in ratnapura today. He further said that he is ready to form a SLFP government even ...
In Srilanka
January 28, 2018 6:41 am gmt |
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A new campaign program to seek justice for the five students killed in Trincomalee in 2006, launched by amnesty International today. Amnesty International has been campaigning over the years to get justice for the “Trinco Five” students in Sri Lanka. Ragihar Manoharan and four other Tamil students we...
In Srilanka
January 28, 2018 6:04 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Freedom Party Young Professional’s Association (SLFPYPA) representatives said that their association will urge the SLFP Central Committee to expel Parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa from the post of party patron. Addressing the media at the SLFP Headquarters yesterday, SLFPYPA member Rajika ...
In Srilanka
January 27, 2018 9:40 am gmt |
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The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Kuwait today announced that over 15,000 Sri Lankan are currently residing in the country without valid documents. Accordingly, the Sri Lankan embassy urged those who live illegally in Kuwait to resolve their residency issues or leave the country without being blacklisted. ...
In Srilanka
January 27, 2018 6:36 am gmt |
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The postal voting for the forthcoming Local Government Election ends today (26 Jan). The Election Commission announced that the people those who failed to vote during the past three days, can vote on 1st and 2nd Feb. The Chairman of the Election Commission Office, Mahida Desapriya said that the Colom...
In Srilanka
January 27, 2018 5:03 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena says that he has still not decided whether he will contest at the next Presidential Elections. However, President Sirisena said that he will continue in politics throughout his life. President Maithripala Sirisena sought the Supreme Court’s opinion earlier this month, i...
In Srilanka
January 26, 2018 9:07 am gmt |
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Jaffna International Trade Fair (JITF 2018), the largest Consumer Exhibition and Trade Fair in the fast-growing northern region of Sri Lanka, opens today (26 Jan). It’s expected to go on till 28 Jan, 2018 for the 8th consecutive year. All arrangements are in place to make it a great success for priva...
In Srilanka
January 26, 2018 6:13 am gmt |
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Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC) which had held former President Mahinda Rajapaksa responsible for allegedly causing a financial loss to ITN had recommended filing of lega...
In Srilanka
January 26, 2018 5:15 am gmt |
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Kataragama incident is not an isolated one. This stems from lack of training, said Law and Order Minister Sagala Ratnayake. He stated this in his twitter about the situation arose over the weekend.in Kataragama. He further stated, “Kataragama incident is not an isolated one. This stems from lack of t...
In Latest Stories
January 23, 2018 12:52 pm gmt |
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The Republic of Singapore and Sri Lanka have signed a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) — the first modern and comprehensive one for the South Asian nation — to boost commerce, trade, and investments between the two island nations, a leading Singapore newspaper, the ‘TODAY’ reported this morning. ...
In Latest Stories
January 22, 2018 9:44 am gmt |
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The Leader of Thamilarasu Katsi and the TNA Parliamentarian Mavai Senathiraja stated that, amount has been allocated according to the request of TNA, not personally but for the development of the Northern Province. He cleared it while, answering to the accusation of Parliamentarian Sivasakthi Anandan...
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January 22, 2018 9:44 am gmt |
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The new Ambassador-designate of the People’s Republic of China to Sri Lanka, Cheng Xueyuan arrived in Colombo yesterday. Cheng and his family were received at the Airport by representatives from the Protocol Division of the Foreign Affairs Ministry, the Sri Lanka-China friendship Associations, ...
In Srilanka
January 22, 2018 8:35 am gmt |
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The casting of postal votes at Elections offices, District Secretariats and Police stations for the 2018 Local Government election is scheduled to get underway this morning. The Elections Commission said nearly 560,000 state employees are eligible to cast postal votes for the upcoming Local Governmen...
In Srilanka
January 22, 2018 6:12 am gmt |
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Chamara Sampath Dassanayake, the Chief Minister of Uva Province said he resigned from his post of Provincial Education Minister. He had been is alleged of humiliating a female principal by making her kneel before him. He said that he resigns his post until the investigations on the allegations agains...
In Srilanka
January 22, 2018 5:01 am gmt |
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Chandrika Bndaranayake Kumarathunga, the former President of Sri Lanka, asked the members those who joint in Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) from Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), to rejoin. She requested it at the public meeting in Wattala yesterday. She further said that, the members who represent...