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In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 11:28 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 11:27 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 Srilanka
April 30, 2015 11:26 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 11:25 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 9:25 am gmt |
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The 19th Amendment to the Constitution came into force  with effective from today (Thursday 30). Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapaksa told local media that  four articles pertaining to making appointments to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) will come into affect only after the next General Electi...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 9:15 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 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 8:45 am gmt |
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The Minister of Health Rajitha Senarathna says that NSSP leader and popular lecturer Vikramabahu Karunaratne will be reappointed under Maithri Government. Rajitha  attend the press conference which was held  at the Government Information Department Auditorium yesterday (Wednesday). Dr. Vikramabahu Ka...
In India
April 30, 2015 8:06 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...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 7:25 am gmt |
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The Government ordered all liquor shops, casinos, betting centers and night clubs should  be closed from May 3 and 4 in view of Vesak. The Home Affairs Ministry  also ordered super markets to refrain from selling liquor and meat on May 3 and 4. The Excise Department said that complaints about persons...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 6:23 am gmt |
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Secretary to the Ministry of Media Karunarathne Paranavithana  says that the 19th constitutional amendment is a significant victory of the country. President Maithripala Sirisena has performed a significant task in this regard.  Many factions including the Prime Minister and the opposition leader hav...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 5:59 am gmt |
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All school canteens and mobile canteens serving food to school children outside school premises are now being registered by the Colombo Municipal Council.  This is the first time the government is registering school canteens on such a large scale with the objective of maintaining the highest standard...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 4:03 am gmt |
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“At least a one-year term will be taken for resettlement of Sri Lankan refugees from India” says Minister of Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs, D.M. Swaminathan. He has stated this at the press meeting held in Chennai during his visit.  He has made this statement taking in to consideration  of...
In Colombo
April 30, 2015 3:08 am gmt |
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The president media unit issued a report regarding the potential benefits of 19th Amendment to the Constitution ; If it is executed.  The report state that implementation of state institutions and the citizenship to all Sri Lankans with the protection for right to access the necessary information. Re...
In Srilanka
April 30, 2015 2:42 am gmt |
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Deputy Minister of Justice Sujeewa Senasinghe said, suspects allegedly involved in the unauthorized importation of firearms through Avant Garde Maritime Services will be taken into custody immediately following the Attorney General’s recommendations. He said that,according to the Criminal Inves...