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Turkish Defence Attaché calls on Commander of the Navy


The Defence Attaché of the Embassy of Republic of the Turkey, Colonel Kemal Kahraman called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinge at the Navy Headquarters yesterday (01). Their discussions focused on wide-ranging issues which ...

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Decision to freeze Perpetual Treasuries Ltd accounts extended


On an application made by the Attorney General on behalf of the Criminal Investigation Department, the High Court of Colombo made order extending the order made last week by the Director of the Financial Investigation Unit of the Central Bank ...

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Uva CM appears before Human Rights Commission

Chamara Sampath

Uva Province Chief Minister Chamara Sampath Dassanayake appeared before the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) today. The CM appeared before the HRCSL for an inquiry into the incident where he is alleged to have forced a Tamil girls’ ...

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Qatar Emir ratifies agreement with Sri Lanka

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Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has ratified a number of international cooperation agreements in various fields, including a deal between Qatar and Sri Lanka. The Xinhua news agency quoted the Qatar News Agency (QNA) as saying the ...

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Road closed for Independence Day celebration

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The section of the Galle road from Galle Face Roundabout to Old Parliament Roundabout will be closed from 5.00 am to 12.00 noon on February 4, the the police said. This is for Sri Lanka’s 70th Independence Day Celebrations to ...

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Election Commission requests private sector to grant leave to vote

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The Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya requested all the employers of the privet sector to grant sufficient period of leave to their employees for them to cast their votes and also emphasized that it is the responsibility of ...

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MR visits Jaffna after 3 years


Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has visited Jaffna three years later today. He has visited there to attend a public meeting of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna held at Weerasingham Hall, Jaffna.

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A lifetime commitment to create a country with absolute reconciliation – President


President Maithripala Sirisena stated that it is essential to build a society without racial or ethnic barriers where all live in peace and harmony. It is his dream and in order to accomplish it, he will mobilize all the people ...

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Leave for LG Election

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All employers should grant special leave to employees to vote forth coming local authority election on February 10th chairman of the election commission Mahinda Deshapriya announced. Citing Section 84(a) of the Local Authorities Elections Ordinance. (Chapter 262) regarding the duty ...

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Children should not be used for election campaigns – NCPA


The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) requests that no Children are used by Political parties and Independent Groups related Election work. It has been reported that children are being used for various activities related to the upcoming elections in violation ...

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