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Program to enhance health of pregnant women, under President’s patronage


A special program to deliver nutrition packs and dry rations among the pregnant women was held today (July 16) at the President’s House in Kandy, under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. The program was organized by the Central Province ...

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PM met Party leaders in order to discuss LG polls


Prime minister Ranil Wickramasinghe met with party leaders at temple trees yesterday. Several representatives of political parties including SLFP, UNP, JVP, Tamil National Alliance and the Sri lanka Muslim congress attended the discussion and joint opposition refrained from attending.   Concerns have ...

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Sri Dalada Maligawa named as world’s first Green Religious Site


The Provincial Councils and Local Government Ministry announced that Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy had been named as the world’s first Green Religious Site,  said. Accordingly, the entire temple premises will be made polythene/plastic-free zones. The National programme to name ...

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Taking over the Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital is an another issue


Prof. Mahinda Komalage of the Karapitiya Medical Faculty said that the Government’s move to take over the Neville Fernando Teaching Hospital (NFTH) would aggravate the SAITM issue rather than resolving it. “Neither the GMOA, university students nor medical faculty heads requested ...

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UNP won’t let sabotage the government


Minister Bandula Lal Bandarigoda stated that his party will not let individuals who want to sabotage the government, affect its stability. The statements were brought out during a press conference held today (16), at the Sirikotha building. He further added ...

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Pakistan, Myanmar agree to provide 55,000 MT of rice immediately


Pakistan and Myanmar have agreed to supply 55, 000 MT of rice to Sri Lanka immediately to overcome any possible rice shortage in the domestic market. The four-member team of officials that flew to Pakistan and Myanmar returned yesterday (14th ...

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Senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe has been arrested for allegedly helping a suspect in the murder of schoolgirl Sivaloganathan Vidya in Jaffna to evade arrest. The 18-year-old student from Pungudutivu was abducted, raped and murdered while returning from school on May ...

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Some political parties trying to destroy the country’s reconciliation


IGP Pujith Jayasundera has assured that every possible legal action will be taken for the welfare of people against the groups and organizations who try to destroy the country’s reconciliation. He said some political parties are also attempting to destroy ...

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Everyone should honour the agreement signed with UNP


Minister, Duminda Dissanayake, the General Secretary of  Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) said that everyone should honour the agreement signed with the United National Party (UNP) to administer the country for two years. “The SLFP, as a party, signed this agreement. ...

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President Sirisena brought in a revolutionary transformation in Sri Lanka – Speaker of Bangladesh


The Speaker of Bangladesh says that President Maithripala Sirisena has made a revolutionary transformation in Sri Lanka and the Sri Lankan President as an experienced leader, in the region, is an exemplary leader, for the Commonwealth Group. President Maithripala Sirisena ...

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