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Weather today  👤2146

2017-04-04 10:33:15

Showers or thundershowers will occur at most parts of the island after 2.00p.m.

PHIs on max alert for festive season  👤2203

2017-04-04 10:14:58

BY CASSENDRA DOOLE

The Public Health Inspectors Association said yesterday (3) that raids during the upcoming festive season will be conducted with the assistance of the Police.

School’s out from 5th  👤2173

2017-04-04 09:53:31

The first term of all Government and Government approved private schools will end on 5 April and those schools will reopen for the second term on 26 April,

Pera Uni closed  👤2328

2017-04-04 09:22:32

By Rathindra Kuruwita

The University of Peradeniya was closed until further notice, by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Upul B. Dissanayake, due to an outbreak of fever among students.

Aussie Minister due today  👤2231

2017-04-04 08:31:10

Australia's Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, will visit Sri Lanka on 4-7 April. This will be the Minister's first visit to the country as minister for International Development and the Pacific.

53 medicines to expire: SPC denies reports  👤1482

2017-04-03 16:03:20

State Pharmaceutical Corporation Managing Director H.M.M. Rumie denied the reports that 53 varieties of medicines imported by the Corporation will expire between March and September.

Ravi Jayawardene passed away  👤1798

2017-04-03 14:38:48

Ravi Jayawardene, son of former President J.R Jayawardene, has passed away. He was 80.

Most Ven. Davuldena Gnanissara Thero passes away  👤1797

2017-04-03 13:34:43

Mahanayaka of the Amarapura Nikaya most Ven. Aggamaha Pandita Davuldena Gnanissara Thero passed away this morning (3rd April).

Weerawansa further remanded until 7th April  👤1908

2017-04-03 12:44:27

MP Wimal Weerawansa further remanded till 7April by Colombo Fort Magistrate.

No bail for Wimal  👤2314

2017-04-03 10:48:16

Fort Magistrate's court denies bail application of MP Wimal Weerawansa.

Weather today  👤2243

2017-04-03 10:44:58

Showers or thundershowers will occur at most parts of the island after 2.00p.m.

AH1N1 virus strikes CP with a vengeance in first quarter 17 victims bite the dust  👤2546

2017-04-03 09:26:28

Seventeen persons in the Central Province have died in the first three months of this year, after contracting the Influenza AH1N1 virus.

GMOA to strike against SAITM  👤2501

2017-04-03 08:42:17

The healthcare system of entire country is likely to come to a standstill due to a strike, planned by the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA), against the Government's ignoring issues related to the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM).

Weather today  👤2171

2017-04-02 10:43:37

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-western, Uva and Southern provinces after 2.00p.m.

Weather today  👤1010

2017-04-01 11:10:56

Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-western, Uva and Southern provinces after 2.00p.m.

Ranil modifies Party’s Strategy  👤1288

2017-04-01 10:17:47

By Upatissa Perera

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is planning to carry out a few political changes in the Party with the aim of handing over the Party's reins to some of...... the young front-liners in the future.

Sri Lankan delegation to visit the Reunion Island  👤1639

2017-03-31 17:25:03

On invitation from the French Agency for Development (AFD), an Official Delegation headed by M.I.M. Rafeek, Secretary to the Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs will visit the Reunion Island from 1st to 7th of April.

Navy assists to clean Ambathale water tanks  👤1918

2017-03-31 14:25:24

Navy divers together with Rapid Action Boat Squadron carried out clean-up efforts at the Ambatale Water Treatment Plant on Wednesday (29th March).

Employing children in dangerous jobs Fine increased to Rs 25,000  👤2262

2017-03-31 12:04:38

Anyone found employing a child, under the age of 18 in dangerous jobs will now be liable to a fine of Rs 25,000, Minister of Labour and Trade Union Relations John Seneviratne said.

Weather today  👤2546

2017-03-31 10:01:51

Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-western, Uva, North-central and Southern provinces after 2.00p.m.

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