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NAITA training activities in tourism sector back on track after Easter attack

Oct 21, Colombo: National Apprentice and Industrial Authority (NAITA) trainees in the tourism sector, who lost their training opportunities at hotels following the Easter Sunday attack have been called back to the NAITA, Policy Development Office of the Prim
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NAITA training activities in tourism sector back on track after Easter attack

Oct 21, Colombo: National Apprentice and Industrial Authority (NAITA) trainees in the tourism sector, who lost their training opportunities at hotels following the Easter Sunday attack have been called back to the NAITA, Policy Development Office of the Prime Minister's Office said.

Sri Lanka nationwide inflation rises to 5.0 percent in September 2019

Oct 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's nationwide inflation in September 2019 determined under the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) increased to 5.0 percent from 3.4 percent recorded in August on a year-on-year basis, the Department of Census and Statistics reporte
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Sri Lanka nationwide inflation rises to 5.0 percent in September 2019

Oct 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's nationwide inflation in September 2019 determined under the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) increased to 5.0 percent from 3.4 percent recorded in August on a year-on-year basis, the Department of Census and Statistics reported Monday.

Norwegian Ambassador visits Kandy

Oct 21, Colombo: Norwegian Ambassador Trine Jøranli Eskedal visited Kandy on 17th and 18th of October. Ambassador was the Chief Guest at the 7th convocation of Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA)
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Norwegian Ambassador visits Kandy

Oct 21, Colombo: Norwegian Ambassador Trine Jøranli Eskedal visited Kandy on 17th and 18th of October. Ambassador was the Chief Guest at the 7th convocation of Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA)

Sri Lanka calls on UN to utilize resources in impartial and transparent manner

Oct 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka delegation to the UNGA this week called on the United Nations Secretariat to utilize the available resources received from the Member States in a more effective, impartial and transparent manner
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Sri Lanka calls on UN to utilize resources in impartial and transparent manner

Oct 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka delegation to the UNGA this week called on the United Nations Secretariat to utilize the available resources received from the Member States in a more effective, impartial and transparent manner

NPP Presidential Candidate to create a social system in which women are treated with dignity and respect

Oct 20, Colombo: Presidential candidate of the National People's Power (NPP) Anura Kumara Dissanayake says a social system will be created for women to get the respect and recognition they deserve.
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NPP Presidential Candidate to create a social system in which women are treated with dignity and respect

Oct 20, Colombo: Presidential candidate of the National People's Power (NPP) Anura Kumara Dissanayake says a social system will be created for women to get the respect and recognition they deserve.

SLFP organizer Devapriya has no regrets about losing party posts

Oct 20, Colombo: Former Chief Minister of the Western Province and Sri Lanka Freedom party (SLFP) organizer Isura Devapriya says he has no regrets about the loss of posts as he has not done anything wrong.
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SLFP organizer Devapriya has no regrets about losing party posts

Oct 20, Colombo: Former Chief Minister of the Western Province and Sri Lanka Freedom party (SLFP) organizer Isura Devapriya says he has no regrets about the loss of posts as he has not done anything wrong.

Election monitor observes increase in hate speech in presidential election campaign

Oct 20, Colombo: An election monitor in Sri Lanka, the Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has observed an increasing trend of hate speech in the presidential election campaign.
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Election monitor observes increase in hate speech in presidential election campaign

Oct 20, Colombo: An election monitor in Sri Lanka, the Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has observed an increasing trend of hate speech in the presidential election campaign.

National People's Power to launch its election manifesto on 26th

Oct 20, Colombo: National People's Power (NPP) led by the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) will launch their election manifesto at Waters Edge in Battaramulla on the 26th of this month.
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National People's Power to launch its election manifesto on 26th

Oct 20, Colombo: National People's Power (NPP) led by the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) will launch their election manifesto at Waters Edge in Battaramulla on the 26th of this month.

Sysco LABS partners with University of Peradeniya for 9th consecutive Computer Engineering Hackathon

Oct 20, Colombo: Sysco LABS joined forces with the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Peradeniya for the 9th consecutive «ACES Hackathon» held at the university.
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Sysco LABS partners with University of Peradeniya for 9th consecutive Computer Engineering Hackathon

Oct 20, Colombo: Sysco LABS joined forces with the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Peradeniya for the 9th consecutive «ACES Hackathon» held at the university.

Alumex introduces Sri Lanka's first locally manufactured proprietary aluminium systems (ABS)

Oct 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's aluminium industry market leaders, Alumex PLC, a subsidiary of Hayleys Group, announced the introduction of a new range of internationally accredited aluminium proprietary product ranges for the domestic and commercial markets und
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Alumex introduces Sri Lanka's first locally manufactured proprietary aluminium systems (ABS)

Oct 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's aluminium industry market leaders, Alumex PLC, a subsidiary of Hayleys Group, announced the introduction of a new range of internationally accredited aluminium proprietary product ranges for the domestic and commercial markets under the Alumex Building Systems (ABS) brand.

Chinese workers arrested for allegedly working illegally at Aruwakkalu released on bail

Oct 20, Colombo: Seven Chinese nationals who were arrested by the Wanathawilluwa police for allegedly working illegally at the Aruwakkalu Sanitary Landfill in Puttalam without a valid visa were released on bail when they were produced before the court. Saturd
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Chinese workers arrested for allegedly working illegally at Aruwakkalu released on bail

Oct 20, Colombo: Seven Chinese nationals who were arrested by the Wanathawilluwa police for allegedly working illegally at the Aruwakkalu Sanitary Landfill in Puttalam without a valid visa were released on bail when they were produced before the court. Saturday (19).

Full support of younger generation is essential to make Sri Lanka a hub of Indian Ocean - PM

Oct 19, Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe today stressed that slogans cannot lift Sri Lanka as the center of Indian Ocean through the export economy while facing the trends of the new world and said the full participation of the younger
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Full support of younger generation is essential to make Sri Lanka a hub of Indian Ocean - PM

Oct 19, Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe today stressed that slogans cannot lift Sri Lanka as the center of Indian Ocean through the export economy while facing the trends of the new world and said the full participation of the younger generation is required when making tough and difficult decisions needed for the process.

EC Chairman requests all media institutions to be impartial during election

Oct 19, Colombo: Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says all state and private media institutions should act impartially during the presidential election.
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EC Chairman requests all media institutions to be impartial during election

Oct 19, Colombo: Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says all state and private media institutions should act impartially during the presidential election.

Maximum opportunity for private entrepreneurs to contribute towards strengthening the economy

Oct 19, Colombo: The New Democratic Front Presidential Candidate Minister Sajith Premadasa says introducing a new fiscal policy private entrepreneurs will be given maximum opportunity to contribute towards strengthening the economy.
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Maximum opportunity for private entrepreneurs to contribute towards strengthening the economy

Oct 19, Colombo: The New Democratic Front Presidential Candidate Minister Sajith Premadasa says introducing a new fiscal policy private entrepreneurs will be given maximum opportunity to contribute towards strengthening the economy.

National Policy on Preschool Education to be presented to the cabinet next week

Oct 18, Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena says that the National Policy on Preschool Education compiled by the National Education Commission will be presented to the Cabinet next week.
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National Policy on Preschool Education to be presented to the cabinet next week

Oct 18, Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena says that the National Policy on Preschool Education compiled by the National Education Commission will be presented to the Cabinet next week.

Gotabhaya Rajapaksa to produce a practical program for security and economic development

Oct 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa says he would produce a practical systematic program for the economic development of the country and to ensure the security.
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Gotabhaya Rajapaksa to produce a practical program for security and economic development

Oct 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa says he would produce a practical systematic program for the economic development of the country and to ensure the security.

Housing Authority says reports of Rs. 400 mn fraud published by two private TV channels are totally false

Oct 18, Colombo: The Chairman of the National Housing Development Authority Lakwijaya Sagara Palansooriya states that the reports published by two private channels that the 400 million rupees belonging to the Housing Authority was used for the Presidential el
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Housing Authority says reports of Rs. 400 mn fraud published by two private TV channels are totally false

Oct 18, Colombo: The Chairman of the National Housing Development Authority Lakwijaya Sagara Palansooriya states that the reports published by two private channels that the 400 million rupees belonging to the Housing Authority was used for the Presidential election is totally false.

Amnesty calls on Sri Lanka Presidential candidates to prioritize key human rights issues

Oct 18, Colombo: Ahead of next month's presidential election, Amnesty International, Friday called on Sri Lanka's presidential candidates to prioritize key human rights issues, including commitments on transitional justice made in the aftermath of the decades
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Amnesty calls on Sri Lanka Presidential candidates to prioritize key human rights issues

Oct 18, Colombo: Ahead of next month's presidential election, Amnesty International, Friday called on Sri Lanka's presidential candidates to prioritize key human rights issues, including commitments on transitional justice made in the aftermath of the decades-long internal conflict.

Two PS members and nine others arrested over election violence

Oct 18, Colombo: Eleven suspects including three local government representatives have been arrested in connection with election related complaints and election related violations since presidential election was announced, police spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekar
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Two PS members and nine others arrested over election violence

Oct 18, Colombo: Eleven suspects including three local government representatives have been arrested in connection with election related complaints and election related violations since presidential election was announced, police spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said.

Takeover of Rupavahini under Defense Ministry legal, AG tells court

Oct 18, Colombo: The Attorney General informed the Supreme Court today that the acquisition of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation under the authority of the Minister of Defense by a gazette notification is a constitutional act.
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Takeover of Rupavahini under Defense Ministry legal, AG tells court

Oct 18, Colombo: The Attorney General informed the Supreme Court today that the acquisition of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation under the authority of the Minister of Defense by a gazette notification is a constitutional act.

BOI signs US$ 10 mn investment to manufacture concrete electric poles in Sri Lanka

Oct 18, Colombo: The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka has signed a supplementary agreement with M/s Senaka Zenn (Private) Limited to set up a project to manufacture pre-stressed spun concrete electrical poles...
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BOI signs US$ 10 mn investment to manufacture concrete electric poles in Sri Lanka

Oct 18, Colombo: The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka has signed a supplementary agreement with M/s Senaka Zenn (Private) Limited to set up a project to manufacture pre-stressed spun concrete electrical poles...

A Real-time and Online Payment Facility for BOI customers

Oct 18, Colombo: The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka has taken another significant step forward to provide further convenience to the customers.
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A Real-time and Online Payment Facility for BOI customers

Oct 18, Colombo: The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka has taken another significant step forward to provide further convenience to the customers.

Sri Lanka Central Bank FIU enters into an agreement with INTERPOL National Central Bureau

Oct 18, Colombo: The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has entered into an agreement with the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) of Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lanka Central Bank FIU enters into an agreement with INTERPOL National Central Bureau

Oct 18, Colombo: The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has entered into an agreement with the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) of Sri Lanka.

Sajith promises to provide free fertilizer to all farmers

Oct 18, Colombo: The New Democratic Front presidential candidate Minister Sajith Premadasa has stressed that he will take measures to provide fertilizer free to all the farmers in the country as well as the paddy farmers.
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Sajith promises to provide free fertilizer to all farmers

Oct 18, Colombo: The New Democratic Front presidential candidate Minister Sajith Premadasa has stressed that he will take measures to provide fertilizer free to all the farmers in the country as well as the paddy farmers.

Three suspects arrested with nearly 30 kg of heroin in Divulapitiya

Oct 18, Colombo: The police have arrested three suspects with nearly 30 kilograms of heroin following a raid in Divulapitiya area.
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Three suspects arrested with nearly 30 kg of heroin in Divulapitiya

Oct 18, Colombo: The police have arrested three suspects with nearly 30 kilograms of heroin following a raid in Divulapitiya area.

CWC pledges support to Gotabhaya Rajapaksa

Oct 18, Colombo: The Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) expressing their support to the SLPP Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the upcoming Presidential elections.
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CWC pledges support to Gotabhaya Rajapaksa

Oct 18, Colombo: The Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) expressing their support to the SLPP Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the upcoming Presidential elections.

Petition seeks injunction on poster display during Presidential election

Oct 17, Colombo: A petition has been filed in the Court of Appeal seeking an order preventing the display of posters, banners, cutouts and publicity material on streets and public places during the presidential election.
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Petition seeks injunction on poster display during Presidential election

Oct 17, Colombo: A petition has been filed in the Court of Appeal seeking an order preventing the display of posters, banners, cutouts and publicity material on streets and public places during the presidential election.

Jaffna will return to pre-war normalcy within next 5 years - PM

Oct 17, Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says Jaffna, the capital city of the Northern Province will no doubt return to its pre-war normalcy and become an economic hub in the region within the next five years.
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Jaffna will return to pre-war normalcy within next 5 years - PM

Oct 17, Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says Jaffna, the capital city of the Northern Province will no doubt return to its pre-war normalcy and become an economic hub in the region within the next five years.

National Colleges of Education to admit 8000 students

Oct 17, Colombo: Expanding facilities at National Colleges of Education, measures have been taken to recruit for the first time 8000 students to the colleges.
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National Colleges of Education to admit 8000 students

Oct 17, Colombo: Expanding facilities at National Colleges of Education, measures have been taken to recruit for the first time 8000 students to the colleges.

Over 58,000 postal vote applications rejected

Oct 17, Colombo: The Election Commission has rejected 58,404 postal vote applications out of the 717,918 applications received from public servants for postal voting at the upcoming presidential elections next month.
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Over 58,000 postal vote applications rejected

Oct 17, Colombo: The Election Commission has rejected 58,404 postal vote applications out of the 717,918 applications received from public servants for postal voting at the upcoming presidential elections next month.

Four foreigners arrested in Sri Lanka for stealing data from an ATM

Oct 17, Colombo: Four foreign nationals have been arrested for stealing data from an ATM installed in Mirissa, Bandaramulla on 12th October.
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Four foreigners arrested in Sri Lanka for stealing data from an ATM

Oct 17, Colombo: Four foreign nationals have been arrested for stealing data from an ATM installed in Mirissa, Bandaramulla on 12th October.

All postal employees' leave canceled

Oct 17, Colombo: Post Master General Ranjith Ariyaratne says that all postal employees' leave has been canceled during the period of the presidential election.
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All postal employees' leave canceled

Oct 17, Colombo: Post Master General Ranjith Ariyaratne says that all postal employees' leave has been canceled during the period of the presidential election.

Sri Lanka Police advise people not to be misled by rumors

Oct 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police today requested the public not to be misled by rumors about suspicious vehicles parked near schools and churches and panic.
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Sri Lanka Police advise people not to be misled by rumors

Oct 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police today requested the public not to be misled by rumors about suspicious vehicles parked near schools and churches and panic.

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