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Two more suspects deported from Dubai arrives at BIA

Apr 18, Colombo: Another two suspects, who were arrested in Dubai along with the underworld leader Makandure Madush, arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake early this morning after they were deported from Dubai last night.
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Two more suspects deported from Dubai arrives at BIA

Apr 18, Colombo: Another two suspects, who were arrested in Dubai along with the underworld leader Makandure Madush, arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake early this morning after they were deported from Dubai last night.

Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau brings back 26 harassed housemaids from Kuwait

Apr 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Foreign Employment Bureau has facilitated the return of 26 female domestic workers from Kuwait to the island, the Bureau said.
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Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau brings back 26 harassed housemaids from Kuwait

Apr 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Foreign Employment Bureau has facilitated the return of 26 female domestic workers from Kuwait to the island, the Bureau said.

Nuwara Eliya new hospital will be opened soon - Health Minister

Apr 17, Colombo: Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne says that the new general hospital in Nuwara Eliya will be opened soon.
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Nuwara Eliya new hospital will be opened soon - Health Minister

Apr 17, Colombo: Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne says that the new general hospital in Nuwara Eliya will be opened soon.

Sri Lanka trade deficit continues to reduce in January 2019 reflecting the effect of policy measures

Apr 17, Colombo: The year-on-year deficit continuing its improving trend observed in recent months narrowed significantly in January 2019, the Central Bank said today in its External Sector Performance review for the month.
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Sri Lanka trade deficit continues to reduce in January 2019 reflecting the effect of policy measures

Apr 17, Colombo: The year-on-year deficit continuing its improving trend observed in recent months narrowed significantly in January 2019, the Central Bank said today in its External Sector Performance review for the month.

Sri Lanka introduces measures to tackle challenges in sustainable and equitable development

Apr 17, New York: Sri Lanka having identified a number of ongoing challenges in sustainable and equitable development, has introduced measures to address these identified challenges, many of which directly relate to the SDGs, Sri Lanka's Finance Minister Mang
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Sri Lanka introduces measures to tackle challenges in sustainable and equitable development

Apr 17, New York: Sri Lanka having identified a number of ongoing challenges in sustainable and equitable development, has introduced measures to address these identified challenges, many of which directly relate to the SDGs, Sri Lanka's Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said.

AMCHAM hosts business breakfast on 'Opening Sri Lanka to the World'

Apr 17, Colombo: The American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) in Sri Lanka recently hosted the second in its «Breakfast Buzz» series with the aim of bringing together policymakers and private sector stakeholders for greater collaboration and understa
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AMCHAM hosts business breakfast on 'Opening Sri Lanka to the World'

Apr 17, Colombo: The American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) in Sri Lanka recently hosted the second in its «Breakfast Buzz» series with the aim of bringing together policymakers and private sector stakeholders for greater collaboration and understanding in their shared effort to expand the Sri Lankan economy.

Dimuth Karunratne to lead Sri Lanka during ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Apr 17, Colombo: Ending days of speculation, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced today that National Selectors have appointed Dimuth Karunaratne as the ODI Captain of the Sri Lankan team.
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Dimuth Karunratne to lead Sri Lanka during ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Apr 17, Colombo: Ending days of speculation, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced today that National Selectors have appointed Dimuth Karunaratne as the ODI Captain of the Sri Lankan team.

ComBank first in Sri Lanka to offer global Wi-Fi to World Mastercard holders

Apr 17, Colombo: Commercial Bank of Ceylon has become the first bank in Sri Lanka to offer access to over one million Boingo Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide at no additional charge to holders of World Mastercard credit cards issued by the Bank.
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ComBank first in Sri Lanka to offer global Wi-Fi to World Mastercard holders

Apr 17, Colombo: Commercial Bank of Ceylon has become the first bank in Sri Lanka to offer access to over one million Boingo Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide at no additional charge to holders of World Mastercard credit cards issued by the Bank.

China's Sinopec wins bid to operate Sri Lanka's Hambantota Port oil bunkering facility

Apr 17, Colombo: The Hambantota International Port (HIP) recently awarded a tender to China's Sinopec Fuel Oil Sales Co. Limited for oil trading works and the operation and maintenance of their oil tank terminal along with associated facilities.
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China's Sinopec wins bid to operate Sri Lanka's Hambantota Port oil bunkering facility

Apr 17, Colombo: The Hambantota International Port (HIP) recently awarded a tender to China's Sinopec Fuel Oil Sales Co. Limited for oil trading works and the operation and maintenance of their oil tank terminal along with associated facilities.

UK to support Sri Lanka on power generation utilizing waste

Apr 17, Colombo: The British Government has expressed its willingness to introduce a mechanism to generate electricity using discarded material as a solution to the future power crisis, the Ministry of Power and Energy, and Business Development said.
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UK to support Sri Lanka on power generation utilizing waste

Apr 17, Colombo: The British Government has expressed its willingness to introduce a mechanism to generate electricity using discarded material as a solution to the future power crisis, the Ministry of Power and Energy, and Business Development said.

Sri Lanka sees surge in manufacturing activities in March 2019

Apr 16, Colombo: According to the Sri Lanka Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) released by the Statistics Department of Central Bank on Tuesday, the industrial production in Sri Lanka surged in March 2019 while services sector also recorded a positive growth.
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Sri Lanka sees surge in manufacturing activities in March 2019

Apr 16, Colombo: According to the Sri Lanka Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) released by the Statistics Department of Central Bank on Tuesday, the industrial production in Sri Lanka surged in March 2019 while services sector also recorded a positive growth.

Sri Lanka to name World Cup squad on Thursday

Apr 16, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Cricket team for the ICC Cricket World Cup to be held in England from May 30 to July 14 will be announced on Thursday, April 18, Asantha de Mel, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Cricket Selection Committee said today.
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Sri Lanka to name World Cup squad on Thursday

Apr 16, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Cricket team for the ICC Cricket World Cup to be held in England from May 30 to July 14 will be announced on Thursday, April 18, Asantha de Mel, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Cricket Selection Committee said today.

Mini truck crashes into Army post killing soldier on duty in Mullaitivu

Apr 16, Colombo: A speeding mini truck crashed into a military sentry point in Mullaitivu Tuesday killing one soldier on duty and injuring another ranker, the Army Media Unit said.
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Mini truck crashes into Army post killing soldier on duty in Mullaitivu

Apr 16, Colombo: A speeding mini truck crashed into a military sentry point in Mullaitivu Tuesday killing one soldier on duty and injuring another ranker, the Army Media Unit said.

Sri Lanka offers condolences following Notre Dame fire

Apr 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka today offered condolences and expressed solidarity with the people of France following the massive fire that set ablaze the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris Monday.
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Sri Lanka offers condolences following Notre Dame fire

Apr 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka today offered condolences and expressed solidarity with the people of France following the massive fire that set ablaze the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris Monday.

Police arrest 329 drunk drivers in 24 hour operation

Apr 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police have arrested 329 people for driving under the influence of alcohol during a 24-hour operation from 6 am Monday to 6 am Tuesday (16).
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Police arrest 329 drunk drivers in 24 hour operation

Apr 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police have arrested 329 people for driving under the influence of alcohol during a 24-hour operation from 6 am Monday to 6 am Tuesday (16).

ADB plans to commit annually $800 million in loans to Sri Lanka next four years to boost economic growth

Apr 16, Colombo: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) as a leading multilateral development partner of Sri Lanka, plans to commit an average of $800 million annually in sovereign loans to the island nation during 2018 - 2022 to boost economic growth.
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ADB plans to commit annually $800 million in loans to Sri Lanka next four years to boost economic growth

Apr 16, Colombo: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) as a leading multilateral development partner of Sri Lanka, plans to commit an average of $800 million annually in sovereign loans to the island nation during 2018 - 2022 to boost economic growth.

Civil suit against Sri Lanka's former Defense Secretary on killing of Lasantha Wickrematunge unsealed in US court

Apr 16, Colombo: The Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA) says the civil suit filed in a U.S. court against Sri Lanka's former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa for his alleged role In killing of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge was unsealed in a
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Civil suit against Sri Lanka's former Defense Secretary on killing of Lasantha Wickrematunge unsealed in US court

Apr 16, Colombo: The Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA) says the civil suit filed in a U.S. court against Sri Lanka's former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa for his alleged role In killing of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge was unsealed in a U.S. federal court.

Four Sri Lankans arrested at Luton airport by UK counter-terror police released

Apr 16, Colombo: Four Sri Lankan men who were arrested by British counter-terrorism police hours after they arrived at the Luton airport in London have been released under investigation.
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Four Sri Lankans arrested at Luton airport by UK counter-terror police released

Apr 16, Colombo: Four Sri Lankan men who were arrested by British counter-terrorism police hours after they arrived at the Luton airport in London have been released under investigation.

Special bus services from today for workers to return from villages

Apr 16, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) has taken measures to operate a special bus service for the city workers, who visited their home towns during the festive season, to return to work.
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Special bus services from today for workers to return from villages

Apr 16, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) has taken measures to operate a special bus service for the city workers, who visited their home towns during the festive season, to return to work.

President plants a tree introducing a new custom to New Year rituals

Apr 15, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena introducing a new custom this year to the Sinhala and Tamil New Year rituals has planted a tree for the conservation of the environment for future generations.
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President plants a tree introducing a new custom to New Year rituals

Apr 15, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena introducing a new custom this year to the Sinhala and Tamil New Year rituals has planted a tree for the conservation of the environment for future generations.

Prime Minister briefed on Nuwara Eliya people's problems

Apr 15, Colombo: Prime Minister Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today visited the Nuwara Eliya Bambarakele Sri Maha Viharaya today (15th) to receive blessing for the Sinhala and Tamil New Year dawned yesterday.
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Prime Minister briefed on Nuwara Eliya people's problems

Apr 15, Colombo: Prime Minister Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today visited the Nuwara Eliya Bambarakele Sri Maha Viharaya today (15th) to receive blessing for the Sinhala and Tamil New Year dawned yesterday.

Ten including two Police Inspectors injured in clash, drunken PS member arrested

Apr 15, Colombo: Ten individuals including two police inspectors have been injure in Kantale during a clash between two parties and the Kantale Police have arrested a member of Kantale Pradeshiya Sabha member and another individual for instigating the clash.
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Ten including two Police Inspectors injured in clash, drunken PS member arrested

Apr 15, Colombo: Ten individuals including two police inspectors have been injure in Kantale during a clash between two parties and the Kantale Police have arrested a member of Kantale Pradeshiya Sabha member and another individual for instigating the clash.

Sysco LABS conducts workshop on Machine Learning

Apr 15, Colombo: The R&D Team of Sysco LABS Sri Lanka conducted a special session on Machine Learning for the students of the University of Colombo School of Computing on 30 March 2019.
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Sysco LABS conducts workshop on Machine Learning

Apr 15, Colombo: The R&D Team of Sysco LABS Sri Lanka conducted a special session on Machine Learning for the students of the University of Colombo School of Computing on 30 March 2019.

Sri Lanka MICE tourism market expected to reach US$ 285 million by 2025 - report

Apr 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) tourism market is expected to reach US$ 285 Million by 2025, according to a recently released report .
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Sri Lanka MICE tourism market expected to reach US$ 285 million by 2025 - report

Apr 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) tourism market is expected to reach US$ 285 Million by 2025, according to a recently released report .

Four nabbed with a stolen gemstone worth Rs. 25 million

Apr 15, Colombo: Four persons suspected of stealing a gemstone worth Rs 25 million from a gem merchant have been arrested with the stolen gemstone in Homagama area yesterday, the police media office said.
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Four nabbed with a stolen gemstone worth Rs. 25 million

Apr 15, Colombo: Four persons suspected of stealing a gemstone worth Rs 25 million from a gem merchant have been arrested with the stolen gemstone in Homagama area yesterday, the police media office said.

Singapore's HPL acquires Sri Lanka's Marriott Weligama Bay Resort & Spa

Apr 15, Colombo: Singapore-based Hotel Properties' (HPL) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary HPL Properties (West Asia) (HPLPWA) has acquired 100 percent of Sri Lanka's Marriott Weligama Bay Resort & Spa owned by the Weligama Hotel Properties Limited (
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Singapore's HPL acquires Sri Lanka's Marriott Weligama Bay Resort & Spa

Apr 15, Colombo: Singapore-based Hotel Properties' (HPL) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary HPL Properties (West Asia) (HPLPWA) has acquired 100 percent of Sri Lanka's Marriott Weligama Bay Resort & Spa owned by the Weligama Hotel Properties Limited (WHPL) for US$ 22.6 million.

Plant a sapling for the New Year today for environment, President requests

Apr 15, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena requested all Sri Lankans to plant a sapling at the auspicious time in the New Year and fulfill the responsibility of protecting the environment for future generations.
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Plant a sapling for the New Year today for environment, President requests

Apr 15, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena requested all Sri Lankans to plant a sapling at the auspicious time in the New Year and fulfill the responsibility of protecting the environment for future generations.

More accidents reported during festive season this year

Apr 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main government hospital, Colombo National Hospital has admitted more accident victims this year compared to last year during the New Year celebrations, a hospital official said.
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More accidents reported during festive season this year

Apr 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main government hospital, Colombo National Hospital has admitted more accident victims this year compared to last year during the New Year celebrations, a hospital official said.

Sri Lanka police arrest over 200 drunk drivers in 24 hours

Apr 14, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Police said that 237 individuals were arrested by the police for driving under the influence during a 24-hour operation.
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Sri Lanka police arrest over 200 drunk drivers in 24 hours

Apr 14, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Police said that 237 individuals were arrested by the police for driving under the influence during a 24-hour operation.

Salinity barrier to prevent salt intrusion into Nil Wala River expected to resolve drinking water shortage in Matara district

Apr 14, Colombo: A salinity barrier being constructed to prevent sea water intrusion into Nil Wala River during season under is expected to resolve the drinking water shortages in the district.
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Salinity barrier to prevent salt intrusion into Nil Wala River expected to resolve drinking water shortage in Matara district

Apr 14, Colombo: A salinity barrier being constructed to prevent sea water intrusion into Nil Wala River during season under is expected to resolve the drinking water shortages in the district.

Celebration of the New Year regardless of one's religion, is an example of reconciliation - Speaker

Speaker of House Karu Jayasuriya Issuing a message to mark the Sinhala and Tamil New Year said in Sri Lanka, where people of different religions live, the celebration of the new year regardless of one's religion, is a particular example of reconciliation.
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Celebration of the New Year regardless of one's religion, is an example of reconciliation - Speaker

Speaker of House Karu Jayasuriya Issuing a message to mark the Sinhala and Tamil New Year said in Sri Lanka, where people of different religions live, the celebration of the new year regardless of one's religion, is a particular example of reconciliation.

Sri Lanka to repeal Expropriation Act passed during previous regime

Apr 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka is considering to repeal the Expropriation Act passed during previous regime which allows the government to takeover private enterprises not performing up to government's expectations.
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Sri Lanka to repeal Expropriation Act passed during previous regime

Apr 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka is considering to repeal the Expropriation Act passed during previous regime which allows the government to takeover private enterprises not performing up to government's expectations.

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