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Navy springs into action to rescue communities battered by adverse weather  

2017-12-02 09:31:01

Amidst the prevailing adverse weather condition in the country, the Sri Lanka Navy sprang into action engaging in flood relief operations in affected areas in the Southern, Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces of the island.

Thajudeen case postponed to Jan  

2017-12-01 09:11:44

BY Kavindya Perera

The case relating to the murder of ruggerite, Wasim Thajudeen was postponed to 26 January 2018 by Colombo Additional Magistrate Jeyaram Trotsky when the case was taken up for hearing yesterday (30).

Power outages islandwide Two days to restore supply CEB  

2017-12-01 07:26:21

By Niranjala Ariyawansha

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) says that it will need at least two more days to restore the electricity supply to all areas hit by power outages owing to the severe weather condition which battered parts of Colombo, its suburbs, the Southern, Central and Uva Provinces since Wednesday night.

Commander of the Navy calls on Hon. Prime Minister  

2017-11-29 17:55:55

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe called on the Prime Minister, Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Temple Trees today (29 November).

President pays respects to the Korean martyrs  

2017-11-29 14:47:23

President Maithripala Sirisena paid respects to the Korean martyrs who made the supreme sacrifice during three different wars with invading forces.

Five Districts in N&E identified as severely poverty stricken  

2017-11-29 13:22:35

Five Districts in the North and East have been identified as the most severe poverty-stricken districts in the country.
This was revealed by the Central Bank's Poverty Alleviation Loan scheme Consultant, Sri Pathmanathan, at a seminar, held at Kalmunai, recently, to create awareness on seeking loans and financial management.

I’ll never betray the nation – President  

2017-11-29 10:22:04

President Maithripala Sirisena assured to the Sri Lankan community in South Korea that he would never betray the nation or the country. Addressing the Sri Lankan community in Republic of Korea, he said that he came to power with the pure intention of rectifying the historical errors and to ensure that the people of Sri Lanka would live in peace, harmony and communal coexistence.

Duminda’s appeal put off to March 2018  

2017-11-28 12:34:57

By Kavindya Perera

The Supreme Court yesterday (27) put off consideration of the appeal, filed by former MP Duminda Silva and three others, against their death sentences, after having been found guilty of murdering politician Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra and three others, to 29 March 2018.

‘Martyrs Day’ events end in N-E Tributes to the war dead  

2017-11-28 10:05:58

The week-long Martyrs Day commemoration in the North and East came to an end yesterday (27) with tributes paid to those who died in the separatist war.

President arrives in Seoul for 3-day state visit to South Korea  

2017-11-28 09:43:18

President Maithripala Sirisena received a warm welcome when he arrived at the Incheon International Airport in Seoul this morning (November 28) for a 3-day state visit to Republic of Korea on an invitation extended by the Korean President Moon Jae-in.

President to commence state visit to South Korea  

2017-11-27 12:42:26

President Sirisena is scheduled to arrive in Seoul tomorrow (November 28) a 3-day state visit to Republic of Korea on an invitation extended by the Korean President Moon Jae-in.

President pays last respects to late Most Ven. Matale Amarawansha Thero  

2017-11-24 15:19:07

President Maithripala Sirisena paid last respects to late Mahopadyaya of Sri Lanka Ramagna Nikaya Most Ven. Matale Amarawansha Thero today (Nov. 24) at the Bodhimalaka Pushparama Temple in Thabbowa, Naththandiya.

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