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April 20, 2018 11:38 am gmt |
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Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the time has come to increase trade relations with Sri Lanka. At a banquet held in his honour at Iran’s embassy in Colombo, Ali Larijani also urged the Iranian embassies in foreign countries to contribute to the economic relations of Iran with other countr...
In Srilanka
April 15, 2018 8:15 am gmt |
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Maithripala Sirisena, the President of Sri Lanka is set to visit the UK tonight, as part of a trip to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London. President will be focused on reaffirming Sri Lanka’s firm commitment to the Commonwealth and deepening Sri Lanka’s partnership w...
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April 15, 2018 5:01 am gmt |
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The Chief Minister of the North East Province, C V Wigneswaran, has alleged that the Sri Lankan Government had not taken steps to retrieve the land, houses and other properties belonging to Tamils that were illegally occupied by Sinhalese during the ethnic crisis when thousands of Tamils fled the isl...
In Srilanka
April 14, 2018 6:32 am gmt |
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R.Sampanthan, the opposition leader and the TNA parliamentarian extended his heartiest wishes to the people of Sri Lanka on the Tamil Sinhala New Year today. The Opposition Leader in his message to mark the New Year said lasting peace and harmony is inevitable for a country to make progress in develo...
In Srilanka
April 14, 2018 4:47 am gmt |
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The evolution of human civilization has taken place from era to era enriching the people as cultured entities. The unique cultural events celebrated by various people around the world indicate the affinity and utmost dedication towards their traditional heritages.  The Sinhala and Tamil New Year show...
In Srilanka
April 3, 2018 4:51 am gmt |
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The meeting with two delegations of the United National Party (UNP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) for crisis talks today in the light of the no confidence motion to be debated in Parliament tomorrow. President Maithiripala Sirisena will be headed the meeting. At yesterday’s meeting, th...
In Jaffna
March 29, 2018 6:29 am gmt |
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Miruni Sureskumar of Vempadi Ladis College, Jaffna, who obtained the best results in the island in GCE O/L examination, revealed her ambition. She said that she is willing to become a doctor in order to serve for the Northern people. According to the GCE O/L result, which was released yesterday, Miru...
In Srilanka
March 26, 2018 4:38 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan custom officers arrested a Chinese national at Bandaranayaka International Airport with 12 pieces of gemstone valued at around Rs 21 million. The 39-year-old suspect arrived from Shanghai at 11.25pm last night on flight CX611 and was apprehended by airport customs staff at around 12 midnig...
In Srilanka
March 25, 2018 10:03 am gmt |
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The Sri Lanka Freedom Party’s stance pertaining to the No-Confidence Motion filed by the Joint Opposition against the Prime Minister is due to be announced today. Speaking to media Minister Chandima Weerakkody said a decision pertaining to the matter will be reached within the day. The Minister meanw...
In Srilanka
March 25, 2018 4:32 am gmt |
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The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi pledged to move forward further strengthening the economic and trade relations between Sri Lanka and Pakistan. The official bilateral meeting between the visiting President and the Pakistani Prime Minister was held at the Prime Minister’s Official ...
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March 22, 2018 6:02 am gmt |
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  Sri Lanka has assured the United Nations and the international community that it will implement all transitional justice mechanisms in accordance with the country’s Constitution. Leading the Sri Lankan delegation to the UN Human Rights Council’s 37th session in Geneva yesterday, Foreign Affairs Min...
In Srilanka
March 21, 2018 4:18 am gmt |
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A special statement on Sri Lanka is due to present at the 37th session of UN Human Rights Council by United States High Commissioner for Human Rights, today. The High Commissioner for Human Rights, as requested by the Human Rights Council in Resolution 34/1 of 23rd March 2017, will accordingly presen...
In Srilanka
March 20, 2018 4:38 am gmt |
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The Government today said that it will seek to consolidate Sri Lanka’s relationship with China. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, in a message to Chinese President Xi Jinping, said that Sri Lanka-China relations have made tremendous progress in the recent past. Encompassing various sectors providi...
In Srilanka
March 19, 2018 10:27 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka’s tea industry recovered in 2017 with the crop up 5% to 307 million kilos from a year ago and export earnings rising to Rs233 million (US$1.5 billion) with better production expected this year if good weather prevails, Minister of Plantation Industries Naveen Dissanayake said. Sri Lanka’s h...
In India
March 19, 2018 10:05 am gmt |
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India’s Congress party on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of exercising a personalised foreign policy which eroded India’s international credibility, The Hindu website reported. Party president Rahul Gandhi, in his speech at the Congress plenary session, underlined the growing Chinese pre...
In Srilanka
March 19, 2018 4:30 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Report under the 3rd cycle of the UPR will be adopted at the UNHR Council today. Though it’s been scheduled on 16th March, cancelled due to the protest of the protest of the UN officers. The permanent representative of the Sri Lankan delegation for UN Ravin...
In Srilanka
March 18, 2018 5:23 am gmt |
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A BMW reportedly driven by the son of a senior UNP party official and Cabinet Minister crashed into two cars before plunging into a canal connected to the Diyawanna Oya in Thalawathugoda near Parliament yesterday morning — and those in the BMW got into a three-wheeler and fled the scene, Police sourc...
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March 15, 2018 4:35 am gmt |
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The Joint Opposition has decided to submit the No-confident motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The Decision was taken during the party leaders meeting which was held, yesterday (14March). The meeting has been headed my Former President Mahinda Rajapaksha. The no-confidence motion aga...
In Srilanka
March 14, 2018 8:23 am gmt |
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Twenty-three Indian nationals including a woman was arrested by officers of the Immigration and Emigration Department today for violating visa conditions. Assistant Controller (Investigations) M. G. V. Kariyawasam said the suspects were engaged in business after they entered Sri Lanka on tourist visa...