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New hot line for labouring mothers and their infant


Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka (PSSL) former President Dr. Kapila Jayaratne said that a hotline (3636) was launched recently to save the lives of labouring mothers in critical condition with various complications and their infants. The hotline is open all 24 ...

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situation of lacked innovations would change in the near future


Science, Technology & Research Minister Susil Premajayantha said Sri Lanka lacked innovations, but the situation would change in the near future. “In our country, rarely can one see articles on innovations,” he said in an interview. He said the problem ...

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SL neither enter into military alliances with any country nor make the country’s bases to foreign countries


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the country will not enter into military alliances with any country or make the country’s bases available to foreign countries. Speaking at the inauguration of second Indian Ocean conference at Temple Trees on Thursday, the ...

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SLFP handed over its Constitutional reforms to the Steering Committee


It was reported that the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) submitted its Constitutional reforms to the Steering Committee of the Constitutional Assembly on Thursday. The Steering Committee was awaiting the SLFP proposals to finalise its interim report, which will pronounce ...

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Sampanthan and Sumanthiran met with Minister Sushma Swaraj


Tamil National Alliance Leader and Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan  and TNA Jaffna District Parliamentarian Sumanthiran met with the Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. The opposition leader had briefed the Minister on the present status of the Constitutional making process and ...

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India committed to preserve, advance regional cooperation


The Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj assured her neighbours that India’s vision for the Indian Ocean Region was to ‘preserve its organic unity while advancing cooperation’. Minister  addressing the second Indian Ocean Conference at Temple Trees stressed the importance ...

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To consolidate various legal controls of the Gem Industry


A comprehensive piece of legislation which will consolidate various legal controls of the Gem Industry into one has been proposed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The Prime Minister, who addressed the opening of the FACETS International Gem and Jewellery Exhibition ...

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Money laundering case against Mahindananda fixed for trial


A case tiled against former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage for allegedly purchasing a house worth Rs.27 million at Kynsey Road, Colombo 7, over a complaint that he had allegedly purchased properties through illegally acquired money fixed for trial by the ...

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Polythene ban would come into effect today


Chairman of the Central Environment Authority (CEA), Prot Lal Dharmasiri said that polythene ban would come into effect today (01), as a measure of preserving the environment. “This would be decided by a Court of law,” he added. The CEA ...

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I haven’t received invitation for SLFP convention – MR


Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said he has not been invited to the 66th Convention of the Srl Lanka Freedom Party(SLFP). He revealed this at a function at the Kotte RajamahaViharaya. Asked by the media whether he had been invited for ...

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