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National polythene, plastic and electronic waste Prevention Week commenced


The ‘National polythene, plastic and electronic waste prevention week’ commenced today (24) across the country, by the Central Environmental Authority under the guidance of President Maithripala Sirisena. During this Week the public can hand over disposing polythene, plastic and electrical ...

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Use Headlights in Expressway during Heavy Rains


Motorists are advised to use headlights when using expressway during heavy rains avoid fetal accidents. Director of Expressway Operation Maintenance and Managment Division S. Opanayake said that the heavy rains is causing it hard to see the roads.

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President holds bilateral discussions with Indian Premier


President Maithripala Sirisena arrived at the Bangalore International Airport in India, yesterday (15) to attend the BRICS Outreach Summit. After arrival at the Bangalore Airport, the President reached the Headquarters of the Goa Naval Area by a special flight. At ...

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The Police conducting special secret crime operation


The Western Province’s Senior DIG Nandana Munasinghe said that they were conducting a special crime operation covering all areas of the province. He said a police message was sent to the OICs of all police station in the province on ...

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Project to further utilize war heroes for national development, commences


President Maithripala Sirisena presented the letters of appointment to 50 retired war heroes for the posts of Technical Officers today (Oct. 11) at the Presidential Secretariat. This was done under the national project, initiated according to a concept of the ...

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UNDP & Ministry of Mahaweli Development launch a Coastal Cleanup Programme


The United Nation Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with the Ministry of Mahaweli Development & Environment has marked the ‘National Coastal and Marine Resources Conservation Week’ through a Coastal Cleanup Programme, covering approximately 1700 km of the coastal line across ...

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Call to release actvist detained by Indian authorities


Sri Lankan citizens and organizations express their serious concern over the arrest and detention of the Mr. Khurram Parvez, Chairperson of the Asian Federation against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) and Program Coordinator of the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS). ...

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Sri Lankans seek saints from their homeland


In 1544, King Cankili of Ceylon murdered 600 Hindus who converted to Catholicism when they refused to recant their new-found faith. Now the Vatican is being asked to consider their case for official martyrdom. The Queen of Martyrs Church now ...

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The Dynamic Duo at RTC


We have all heard of the Dynamic Duo of Batman and Robin. The Royal Turf Club have their own Dynamic Duo in Wayne Wood, the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Stipendiary Stewards, as well as Sinclair Marshall who will ...

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150 years anniversary celebrations of SL Police


The Sri Lanka Police celebrates its 150th anniversary. William Robert Campbell, then the chief of police in the Indian province of Rathnageri, was appointed by Governor Frederick North as the first Chief Superintendent of Police in Ceylon on 3rd September ...

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