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In Srilanka
May 3, 2015 6:57 am gmt |
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It is with the much tranquility of devotion that I send this message on the occasion of the Triple Festival of Vesak, which comes with the Buddha’s message of compassion to all beings, President Maithripala Sirisena stated in a message to mark Vesak. The message: “Having tarried through i...
In Srilanka
May 3, 2015 6:54 am gmt |
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The Department of Prisons says that a group of prisoners will been given a general amnesty in line with the Vesak celebrations. Comissioner General of Prisons Rohana Pushpakumara said that all prisons and open camps across the country were requested to release these prisoners. The Commissioner Genera...
In Srilanka
May 3, 2015 6:50 am gmt |
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The reports has said that submission of 20th amendment which will be impact on electoral reforms will be take place on 19th of May 2015. Since it has been submitted to the Cabinet; the process of the submission to the parliament has carrying out expeditly. According to the new electoral system the nu...
In Srilanka
May 3, 2015 6:49 am gmt |
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An Army Corporal who was allegedly armed with a weapon at a recent event attended by President Maithripala Sirisena in Agunukolapelessa has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), police spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said. Police said that the arrested suspect was attached to ...
In Srilanka
May 3, 2015 5:20 am gmt |
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US Secretary of State John Kerry is currently discussing with President Maithripala Sirisena John Kerry has also met and held discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. He stated that America will always be helping Sri Lanka to have a prosperous future. A...
In Srilanka
May 2, 2015 12:10 pm gmt |
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Former leader of the JVP Somawansa Amarasinghe commenced a hunger strike  yesterday,  urging  the president to take  legal action regarding the Presidential election conducted on January 8 and subsequently results being released on the 8  which gave an indications of being in favour for Maithripala S...
In Colombo
May 2, 2015 12:01 pm gmt |
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Mr Alliraja Subaskaran Chairman of Lyca Mobile was ranked 13th place in the British rich list for the purposes of providing financing assistance to charity works.  14.8 million Sterling pound has been funded by Mr.Alliraja Subashkaran to the Humanitarian works.  This figure is 9.27 has considered as ...
In Srilanka
May 2, 2015 11:49 am gmt |
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“The proposing of electoral reforms in order to duplicity the minority is a new chapter of prevailing of traditional racism of this country” stated by  Democratic People’s Front leader and member of the National Executive Council Mano Ganesan. He has expressed this statement while he led the Ma...
In Srilanka
May 2, 2015 10:13 am gmt |
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A young man was  arrested by CID who tried to smuggle foreign currency from Sri Lanka to Qatar today (Saturday) morning. The police reported that 63 lakh worth of foreign currencies were  being  carried by the man at the airport in order to smuggle to abroad. Customs media spokesperson  Leslie Gamini...
In Srilanka
May 2, 2015 10:09 am gmt |
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In order to restore democracy, the American people will stand with Sri Lanka, thus, the US will establish an annual partnership dialogue with the island nation, US Secretary of State John Kerry said. John Kerry made the first visit to Sri Lanka by a U.S. secretary of state in a decade today (2), cham...
In Srilanka
May 2, 2015 9:40 am gmt |
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Another Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) C130 cargo flight departed to Kathmandu carrying 13, 000  drinking water, dry ration and medical items for earth quake victims in Nepal this morning, Sri Lanka Air Force said.  ...
In Srilanka
May 2, 2015 7:28 am gmt |
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The mayday meeting and the rally of Ceylon Workers Congress was held this morning at the municipal council at Thalawakela. Chairman of the Ceylon Workers Congress parliamentarian of Nuwaraeliya district Muthsivalingam and the General Secretary of CWC  and parliamentarian of Nuwaraeliya district  Aumu...
In Srilanka
May 2, 2015 7:08 am gmt |
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Minister for Law and Order John Amarathunga in reply to a question proposed  by a journalist at a media briefing  held today at the BMICH said Kumar Gunarathnam is holding an expired visa and continuing to remain in Sri Lanka in hiding, therefore it is better for him to leave the country, and return ...
In Srilanka
May 2, 2015 7:04 am gmt |
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The police headquarters has stated that former minister Johnston Fernando and Parliamentarian Sajinvas Gunawardana will be arrest in the upcoming week under the allegations for corruption with regard to  CWE. Internal Trade Johnston Fernando’s coordinating Secretary M.A Zakeer had already been  arres...
In Srilanka
May 2, 2015 6:17 am gmt |
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Registration of Dansel for the Wesak Festival is mandatory. The Colombo Municipal Council said that the approval of the Chief Medical Officer of Health is imperative for the operation of Dansel within the Colombo Municipality area. Chief Medical Officer of the CMC Dr. Ruwan Wijayamuni said that all d...