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Sri Lanka election monitor supports the campaign for more youth involvement in nomination lists

Dec 13, Colombo: An election monitor in Sri Lanka, Center for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) says it supports the campaign by the youth organizations requesting more representation of youth in the nominations list for the upcoming local government electi
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Sri Lanka election monitor supports the campaign for more youth involvement in nomination lists

Dec 13, Colombo: An election monitor in Sri Lanka, Center for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) says it supports the campaign by the youth organizations requesting more representation of youth in the nominations list for the upcoming local government elections.

Sri Lanka Central Bank hosts 10th International Research Conference

Dec 13, Colombo: The 10th International Research Conference of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka was held on 08 December 2017 at the John Exter International Conference Hall of the Central Bank.
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Sri Lanka Central Bank hosts 10th International Research Conference

Dec 13, Colombo: The 10th International Research Conference of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka was held on 08 December 2017 at the John Exter International Conference Hall of the Central Bank.

President opens multi-storey Specialist Centre at Nawaloka Hospital

Dec 12, Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the newly built multi-storey Specialist Centre at Nawaloka Hospital, Colombo today.
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President opens multi-storey Specialist Centre at Nawaloka Hospital

Dec 12, Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the newly built multi-storey Specialist Centre at Nawaloka Hospital, Colombo today.

Malaysian Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka on December 17

Dec 12, Colombo: Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will pay a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka starting from 17 December, the Malaysian Foreign Ministry said in a statement today.
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Malaysian Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka on December 17

Dec 12, Colombo: Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will pay a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka starting from 17 December, the Malaysian Foreign Ministry said in a statement today.

Indian Air Force Chief calls on Sri Lanka Prime Minister

Dec 12, Colombo: Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, who is on an official visit to Sri Lanka, called on the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, at Temple Trees on Monday.
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Indian Air Force Chief calls on Sri Lanka Prime Minister

Dec 12, Colombo: Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, who is on an official visit to Sri Lanka, called on the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, at Temple Trees on Monday.

Singer Sri Lanka inks partnership with Pan Asia Bank

Dec 12, Colombo: Singer (Sri Lanka), the largest consumer goods retailer in the Country, has joined hands with Pan Asia Bank, the fastest growing commercial bank in the island, to offer their customers added convenience.
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Singer Sri Lanka inks partnership with Pan Asia Bank

Dec 12, Colombo: Singer (Sri Lanka), the largest consumer goods retailer in the Country, has joined hands with Pan Asia Bank, the fastest growing commercial bank in the island, to offer their customers added convenience.

Sri Lanka Navy arrest 27 Tamil Nadu fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Dec 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy has arrested 27 Indian fishermen and seized five trawlers early morning Tuesday for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters.
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Sri Lanka Navy arrest 27 Tamil Nadu fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Dec 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy has arrested 27 Indian fishermen and seized five trawlers early morning Tuesday for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters.

Sri Lanka sharing and learning best practices from the region on resilient infrastructure

Dec 12, Colombo: Two delegations representing Sri Lanka from the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development and Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment took part in a conference on resilient infrastructure, to share experiences from Sri Lanka and
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Sri Lanka sharing and learning best practices from the region on resilient infrastructure

Dec 12, Colombo: Two delegations representing Sri Lanka from the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development and Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment took part in a conference on resilient infrastructure, to share experiences from Sri Lanka and draw lessons from the region for implementation in the country.

State Minister Palitha Range Bandara acquitted from all charges

Dec 12, Colombo: The Colombo High Court today acquitted the State Minister of State Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training Palitha Range Bandara of all charges against him.
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State Minister Palitha Range Bandara acquitted from all charges

Dec 12, Colombo: The Colombo High Court today acquitted the State Minister of State Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training Palitha Range Bandara of all charges against him.

U.S., Sri Lanka launch $ 2 million HIV/AIDS Technical Assistance Partnership to fast track efforts to end AIDS in Sri Lanka

Dec 12, Colombo: The Governments of Sri Lanka and the United States on December 8 launched a two-year, US$ 2 million (Rs. 306 million) HIV/AIDS Technical Assistance Partnership to fast track government efforts to end AIDS by 2025.
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U.S., Sri Lanka launch $ 2 million HIV/AIDS Technical Assistance Partnership to fast track efforts to end AIDS in Sri Lanka

Dec 12, Colombo: The Governments of Sri Lanka and the United States on December 8 launched a two-year, US$ 2 million (Rs. 306 million) HIV/AIDS Technical Assistance Partnership to fast track government efforts to end AIDS by 2025.

Minister praises Sri Lankan human rights activist on receiving Franco-German Human Rights award

Dec 12, Colombo: Sri Lankan human rights defender Shreen Abdul Saroor is a recipient of the Franco German Human Rights Award 2017.
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Minister praises Sri Lankan human rights activist on receiving Franco-German Human Rights award

Dec 12, Colombo: Sri Lankan human rights defender Shreen Abdul Saroor is a recipient of the Franco German Human Rights Award 2017.

Nearly half of Sri Lankan doctors are not aware of symptoms of autism, study finds

Dec 12, Colombo: A recent research study has found that nearly half of doctors in Sri Lanka unaware of the symptoms of autism and fail to recognize the early signs of the neurological disorder seen in children.
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Nearly half of Sri Lankan doctors are not aware of symptoms of autism, study finds

Dec 12, Colombo: A recent research study has found that nearly half of doctors in Sri Lanka unaware of the symptoms of autism and fail to recognize the early signs of the neurological disorder seen in children.

Demarcation of provincial councils expected to end by end of January, AG tells court

Dec 11, Colombo: The Attorney General informed the Supreme Court today that the demarcation of provincial councils is expected to be completed before the end of January and provincial council elections could be hold after it was passed as a bill in parliamen
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Demarcation of provincial councils expected to end by end of January, AG tells court

Dec 11, Colombo: The Attorney General informed the Supreme Court today that the demarcation of provincial councils is expected to be completed before the end of January and provincial council elections could be hold after it was passed as a bill in parliament.

Eight railway trade unions decided to end the strike - Government

Dec 11, Colombo: The Minister of Transport Nimal Siripala de Silva stressed that the railway employees who do not report for by 12 midnight tomorrow will be considered to have vacated their posts.
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Eight railway trade unions decided to end the strike - Government

Dec 11, Colombo: The Minister of Transport Nimal Siripala de Silva stressed that the railway employees who do not report for by 12 midnight tomorrow will be considered to have vacated their posts.

Sri Lanka Transport Board deploys over 700 additional buses to facilitate commuter transport

Dec 11, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Transport Board says that more than 700 additional buses have been added to the service today due to the ongoing train strike.
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Sri Lanka Transport Board deploys over 700 additional buses to facilitate commuter transport

Dec 11, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Transport Board says that more than 700 additional buses have been added to the service today due to the ongoing train strike.

Sri Lanka police to enforce election laws relating to the upcoming local government elections form today

Dec 11, Colombo: Police spokesman Superintendent of Police Ruwan Gunasekara says the elections laws regarding the upcoming local government elections will be enforced from today as calling for nominations commenced today.
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Sri Lanka police to enforce election laws relating to the upcoming local government elections form today

Dec 11, Colombo: Police spokesman Superintendent of Police Ruwan Gunasekara says the elections laws regarding the upcoming local government elections will be enforced from today as calling for nominations commenced today.

Three top members of National Freedom Front join SLFP

Dec 11, Colombo: Three top members of National Freedom Front (NFF) led by parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa have joined the Sri Lanka Freedom party (SLFP) led by President Maithripala Sirisena.
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Three top members of National Freedom Front join SLFP

Dec 11, Colombo: Three top members of National Freedom Front (NFF) led by parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa have joined the Sri Lanka Freedom party (SLFP) led by President Maithripala Sirisena.

Shilpa Saviya Exhibition showcases urban crafts by senior local craftsmen

Dec 11, Colombo: For the first time, chic, urban craft trends enigmatically nurtured by an unusual group of Sri Lanka Lankan seniors have entered the domestic marketplace.
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Shilpa Saviya Exhibition showcases urban crafts by senior local craftsmen

Dec 11, Colombo: For the first time, chic, urban craft trends enigmatically nurtured by an unusual group of Sri Lanka Lankan seniors have entered the domestic marketplace.

Sri Lanka Child authority receives over 8,500 complaints of child abuse in 2017

Dec 11, Colombo: The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) of Sri Lanka says it has received over 8,500 complaints so far this year.
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Sri Lanka Child authority receives over 8,500 complaints of child abuse in 2017

Dec 11, Colombo: The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) of Sri Lanka says it has received over 8,500 complaints so far this year.

Sri Lanka receives another 1,000 tons of rice from China for drought victims

Dec 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka on Monday has received the second consignment of 1,000 tons of rice from China, to be distributed to the drought struck victims in the island country, Xinhua reported.
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Sri Lanka receives another 1,000 tons of rice from China for drought victims

Dec 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka on Monday has received the second consignment of 1,000 tons of rice from China, to be distributed to the drought struck victims in the island country, Xinhua reported.

Indian Air Force Chief visits Sri Lanka for discussions on regional security

Dec 11, Colombo: Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa has arrived in Sri Lanka Sunday on a four-day official visit from December 11 to 14 to deliberate on matters of mutual interest related to regional secur
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Indian Air Force Chief visits Sri Lanka for discussions on regional security

Dec 11, Colombo: Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa has arrived in Sri Lanka Sunday on a four-day official visit from December 11 to 14 to deliberate on matters of mutual interest related to regional security.

Talks failed, railway strike to continue

Despite the Gazette notification issued on Friday (08) declaring the railways as an Essential Service, the Railway Trade Union Alliance (RTUA) today said the talks with the authorities had failed and therefore it would continue its TU action further.
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Talks failed, railway strike to continue

Despite the Gazette notification issued on Friday (08) declaring the railways as an Essential Service, the Railway Trade Union Alliance (RTUA) today said the talks with the authorities had failed and therefore it would continue its TU action further.

NLB top management gets Rs.50 million as allowances

The Finance Ministry sources revealed that within 10 months of this year a sum of R. 50 milliion had been obtained by the chairman of the Lotteries Board , directors and other managers as a special allowance during the process of selecting the winners.
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NLB top management gets Rs.50 million as allowances

The Finance Ministry sources revealed that within 10 months of this year a sum of R. 50 milliion had been obtained by the chairman of the Lotteries Board , directors and other managers as a special allowance during the process of selecting the winners.

Foreign experts to fight bribes, corruption

The Government was mulling obtaining the assistance of external experts to carry out investigations on corruption, Minister of Law and Order Sagala Ratnayake said over the weekend.
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Foreign experts to fight bribes, corruption

The Government was mulling obtaining the assistance of external experts to carry out investigations on corruption, Minister of Law and Order Sagala Ratnayake said over the weekend.

Won’t object if SAITM students transferred to KDU: GMOA

The GMOA said today that it would not oppose the move to enroll SAITM students in the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) Medical Faculty.
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Won’t object if SAITM students transferred to KDU: GMOA

The GMOA said today that it would not oppose the move to enroll SAITM students in the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) Medical Faculty.

Striking Railway workers asked to return to work before noon today

Dec 11, Colombo: The Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation today warned the striking workers of the Railway Department that if they do not report to work before 12 noon, all Railway employees who are engaged in the strike will be considered as vacated the
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Striking Railway workers asked to return to work before noon today

Dec 11, Colombo: The Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation today warned the striking workers of the Railway Department that if they do not report to work before 12 noon, all Railway employees who are engaged in the strike will be considered as vacated the service.

Sri Lanka interested in buying oil from Iran - envoy

Dec 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka has expressed its keenness to broaden mutual cooperation with Iran, especially in the energy sector and to purchase its oil products.
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Sri Lanka interested in buying oil from Iran - envoy

Dec 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka has expressed its keenness to broaden mutual cooperation with Iran, especially in the energy sector and to purchase its oil products.

Massive program to eradicate corruption and fraud - Law & Order Minister

Dec 10, Colombo: The government is carrying out a massive program to eradicate corruption and fraud and the Finance Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) was set up to counter financial frauds, Minister of Law and Order and Southern Development Sagala Ratnay
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Massive program to eradicate corruption and fraud - Law & Order Minister

Dec 10, Colombo: The government is carrying out a massive program to eradicate corruption and fraud and the Finance Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) was set up to counter financial frauds, Minister of Law and Order and Southern Development Sagala Ratnayake said.

Chinese man arrested with Rs. 11.5 mn worth foreign notes

A 25-year-old Chinese male had been arrested by the Customs at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), while attempting to smuggle out foreign currency bills worth Rs.11.5 million to Singapore yesterday.
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Chinese man arrested with Rs. 11.5 mn worth foreign notes

A 25-year-old Chinese male had been arrested by the Customs at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), while attempting to smuggle out foreign currency bills worth Rs.11.5 million to Singapore yesterday.

MPs not using their laptops in Parliament: Harin

Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure Minister Harin Fernando said yesterday that even 20 per cent of the laptops provided to the MPs were not used by them.
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MPs not using their laptops in Parliament: Harin

Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure Minister Harin Fernando said yesterday that even 20 per cent of the laptops provided to the MPs were not used by them.

Sri Lanka participates in UN Christmas Charity Bazaar in Vienna

Dec 10, Vienna: The Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Vienna, and the members of the Sri Lankan expatriate community participated in the United Nations Christmas Charity Bazaar held at the Austria Centre in Vienna on 1st and 2nd of December 2017.
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Sri Lanka participates in UN Christmas Charity Bazaar in Vienna

Dec 10, Vienna: The Embassy and Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Vienna, and the members of the Sri Lankan expatriate community participated in the United Nations Christmas Charity Bazaar held at the Austria Centre in Vienna on 1st and 2nd of December 2017.

Sri Lanka signs share ownership agreement with China on Hambantota Port commencing operations

Dec 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka on Saturday signed share ownership agreement with China on Hambantota Port formally handing over the operation of port to the state-owned China Merchants Port Holdings Company (CMPort).
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Sri Lanka signs share ownership agreement with China on Hambantota Port commencing operations

Dec 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka on Saturday signed share ownership agreement with China on Hambantota Port formally handing over the operation of port to the state-owned China Merchants Port Holdings Company (CMPort).

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