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Bandula claimed like a blind man – Mangala


The Minister of Finance and Media, Mangala Samaraweera stated that politician Bandula Gunawardana was making twisted statements about the new Inland Revenue Bill like a blind man. He stated this upon issuing an official statement on the new Inland Revenue ...

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Podujana Peramuna recruited more than two million members


In a statement  Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) stated that it had recruited more than two million members to the party. “In a special two month membership drive, initiated under the patronage of former Parliamentarian Basil Rajapaksa, the SLPP had achieved ...

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President emphasizes that he will not allow anyone to do any harm to Jagath Jayasuriya or any war hero


President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized that he will not allow anyone in the world to do anything for Retd Major Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya or any of Sri Lanka’s military commanders or war heroes. He made these remarks addressing the 66th anniversary ...

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GMOA going to organized a vehicle parades on the streets of Colombo


The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) threatens to block Colombo streets by holding vehicle parades, unless the Government presents a solution to the ongoing South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) issue within the next two weeks. “On 12 ...

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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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