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More police officers testify before Presidential Commission inquiring Easter Sunday attacks

Dec 14, Colombo: The Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday met again today and recorded the testimonies of several more police officers.
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More police officers testify before Presidential Commission inquiring Easter Sunday attacks

Dec 14, Colombo: The Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday met again today and recorded the testimonies of several more police officers.

Sri Lankan leaders congratulate UK Premier Boris Johnson on election victory

Dec 14, Colombo: President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa congratulate the Conservative Party and its leader, Boris Johnson, who won the British General Election.
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Sri Lankan leaders congratulate UK Premier Boris Johnson on election victory

Dec 14, Colombo: President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa congratulate the Conservative Party and its leader, Boris Johnson, who won the British General Election.

UltraTech Cement customers benefit from recent tax revision

Dec 14, Colombo: UltraTech Cement Lanka (Pvt) Ltd welcomes the government initiative to reduce VAT and eliminate NBT. Its effect on the prices of construction material is expected to benefit the construction industry in Sri Lanka.
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UltraTech Cement customers benefit from recent tax revision

Dec 14, Colombo: UltraTech Cement Lanka (Pvt) Ltd welcomes the government initiative to reduce VAT and eliminate NBT. Its effect on the prices of construction material is expected to benefit the construction industry in Sri Lanka.

Japan assures to support projects started during previous Government of Sri Lanka

Dec 14, Colombo: Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, who is on a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka, called on the former Prime Minister and United National Party Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday in Colombo.
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Japan assures to support projects started during previous Government of Sri Lanka

Dec 14, Colombo: Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, who is on a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka, called on the former Prime Minister and United National Party Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday in Colombo.

UNP leader urges to build a young leadership of party through a strong parliament

Dec 14, Colombo: Leader of the United National Party and former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today (Jan. 14) stated that his aim was to provide a young leadership through a strong parliament.
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UNP leader urges to build a young leadership of party through a strong parliament

Dec 14, Colombo: Leader of the United National Party and former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today (Jan. 14) stated that his aim was to provide a young leadership through a strong parliament.

Two persons who made 'white van' claims at a media briefing arrested

Dec 14, Colombo: Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has arrested two persons who had made controversial statements about «white van» incidents during a media briefing with former minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne.
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Two persons who made 'white van' claims at a media briefing arrested

Dec 14, Colombo: Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has arrested two persons who had made controversial statements about «white van» incidents during a media briefing with former minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne.

President instructs to give Rs. 20 million for every MP to accelerate rural area development

Dec 14, Colombo: President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has instructed to allocate Rs. 2 million for each village and Rs. 20 million for each parliamentarian for the development of rural areas and that all development projects commenced with the funds should be comple
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President instructs to give Rs. 20 million for every MP to accelerate rural area development

Dec 14, Colombo: President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has instructed to allocate Rs. 2 million for each village and Rs. 20 million for each parliamentarian for the development of rural areas and that all development projects commenced with the funds should be completed by January 31.

No evidence to show abduction of Swiss Embassy employee - CID

Dec 14, Colombo: The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) on Thursday informed Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne that from the investigations conducted so far, no evidence has been found to suggest an abduction of the Swiss Embassy employee Garnie
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No evidence to show abduction of Swiss Embassy employee - CID

Dec 14, Colombo: The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) on Thursday informed Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne that from the investigations conducted so far, no evidence has been found to suggest an abduction of the Swiss Embassy employee Garnier Banister Francis.

New method for promotions of police officers

Dec 14, Colombo: State Minister of Defense Chamal Rajapaksa has instructed the top police officials to formulate a new methodology for granting promotions to junior and senior police officers.
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New method for promotions of police officers

Dec 14, Colombo: State Minister of Defense Chamal Rajapaksa has instructed the top police officials to formulate a new methodology for granting promotions to junior and senior police officers.

CA Sri Lanka to sign landmark agreement enabling dual membership for Students

Dec 14, Colombo: A landmark agreement is scheduled to be signed to provide a new pathway to students of CA Sri Lanka on 16th December 2019 together with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
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CA Sri Lanka to sign landmark agreement enabling dual membership for Students

Dec 14, Colombo: A landmark agreement is scheduled to be signed to provide a new pathway to students of CA Sri Lanka on 16th December 2019 together with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Sri Lanka trade deficit contracts in October 2019 as imports decline

Dec 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka's trade deficit contracted in October 2019 after widening in the previous month with the decline in expenditure on imports and a marginal decline in earnings from exports, the Central Bank reported Friday in its External Sector Per
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Sri Lanka trade deficit contracts in October 2019 as imports decline

Dec 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka's trade deficit contracted in October 2019 after widening in the previous month with the decline in expenditure on imports and a marginal decline in earnings from exports, the Central Bank reported Friday in its External Sector Performance review for the month.

Sri Lanka and Japan agree to further enhance development cooperation

Dec 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka and Japan have once again reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthening bilateral relations in important areas of economic development and identifying key areas of cooperation.
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Sri Lanka and Japan agree to further enhance development cooperation

Dec 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka and Japan have once again reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthening bilateral relations in important areas of economic development and identifying key areas of cooperation.

Intelligence operations must be strengthened: Prime Minister

Dec 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the reason behind the Easter Sunday attack is the inactiveness of the intelligence agencies and the intelligence operations should be strengthened to combat the various current terrorist
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Intelligence operations must be strengthened: Prime Minister

Dec 13, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the reason behind the Easter Sunday attack is the inactiveness of the intelligence agencies and the intelligence operations should be strengthened to combat the various current terrorist threats.

Duty-free shop employee at BIA fined Rs. 9.8 mn for attempting to smuggle gold bars through passenger

Dec 13, Colombo: An employee of duty-free shop at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) has been fined Rs. 9.8 million for attempting to smuggle out gold bars worth Rs. 100 million through a passenger arrived from Singapore on Wednesday.
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Duty-free shop employee at BIA fined Rs. 9.8 mn for attempting to smuggle gold bars through passenger

Dec 13, Colombo: An employee of duty-free shop at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) has been fined Rs. 9.8 million for attempting to smuggle out gold bars worth Rs. 100 million through a passenger arrived from Singapore on Wednesday.

Several police officers to testify before the Presidential Commission inquiring Easter Sunday attacks today

Dec 13, Colombo: Several police officers are due to testify today (13) before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday.
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Several police officers to testify before the Presidential Commission inquiring Easter Sunday attacks today

Dec 13, Colombo: Several police officers are due to testify today (13) before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday.

Japanese Foreign Minister arrives in Sri Lanka on a three-day official visit

Dec 13, Colombo: Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, accompanied by a 21 member delegation, arrived in Sri Lanka on Thursday (Dec 12) commencing a three-day official visit from Dec 12th -14th.
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Japanese Foreign Minister arrives in Sri Lanka on a three-day official visit

Dec 13, Colombo: Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, accompanied by a 21 member delegation, arrived in Sri Lanka on Thursday (Dec 12) commencing a three-day official visit from Dec 12th -14th.

Four Army personnel injured in an accident in Vavuniya

Dec 13, Colombo: Five persons including 4 Army Officers were injured in an accident last night in the Veppankulama area in Omanthai, Vavuniya.
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Four Army personnel injured in an accident in Vavuniya

Dec 13, Colombo: Five persons including 4 Army Officers were injured in an accident last night in the Veppankulama area in Omanthai, Vavuniya.

CSE to conduct a full day of trading from the Disaster Recovery site

Dec 13, Colombo: The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is to conduct a planned full day of trading from the Disaster Recovery site using ATS Version 7 Disaster Recovery Solution on Friday 13th December 2019 as a part of its routine Business Continuity Planning (BC
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CSE to conduct a full day of trading from the Disaster Recovery site

Dec 13, Colombo: The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is to conduct a planned full day of trading from the Disaster Recovery site using ATS Version 7 Disaster Recovery Solution on Friday 13th December 2019 as a part of its routine Business Continuity Planning (BCP).

President appoints a Cabinet Sub Committee on Cost of Living

Dec 12, Colombo: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has received cabinet approval to appoint a Cabinet Sub Committee for making recommendations to the Cabinet on matters related to Cost of Living.
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President appoints a Cabinet Sub Committee on Cost of Living

Dec 12, Colombo: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has received cabinet approval to appoint a Cabinet Sub Committee for making recommendations to the Cabinet on matters related to Cost of Living.

Court allows new CID team to investigate allegations against Dr. Safi

Dec 12, Colombo: The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) informed the court Thursday that a new team is investigating the allegations leveled against Dr. Mohamed Safi Sihabdeen of the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital.
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Court allows new CID team to investigate allegations against Dr. Safi

Dec 12, Colombo: The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) informed the court Thursday that a new team is investigating the allegations leveled against Dr. Mohamed Safi Sihabdeen of the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital.

Sri Lanka Foreign Minister calls for concrete action on SAARC intra-regional trade

Dec 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena requested the SAARC Member Countries to take concrete action to improve intra-trade in the region without compromising security concerns.
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Sri Lanka Foreign Minister calls for concrete action on SAARC intra-regional trade

Dec 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena requested the SAARC Member Countries to take concrete action to improve intra-trade in the region without compromising security concerns.

The Constitutional Council meets today without an Opposition Leader

Dec 12, Colombo: The Constitutional Council chaired by the Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is scheduled to convene this morning. Today is the first time the Constitutional Council is meeting after the new government is elected.
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The Constitutional Council meets today without an Opposition Leader

Dec 12, Colombo: The Constitutional Council chaired by the Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is scheduled to convene this morning. Today is the first time the Constitutional Council is meeting after the new government is elected.

UNP urges Media Minister to take disciplinary action against attackers of Lake House journalist

Dec 12, Colombo: The United National Party (UNP) today urged the Media Minister to take disciplinary action against the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) supporters who had assaulted a Lake House journalist.
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UNP urges Media Minister to take disciplinary action against attackers of Lake House journalist

Dec 12, Colombo: The United National Party (UNP) today urged the Media Minister to take disciplinary action against the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) supporters who had assaulted a Lake House journalist.

Group of conmen using President's name to make money

Dec 12, Colombo: President' Media Division today said they have received information about a group of people defrauding the public promising employment in State institutions.
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Group of conmen using President's name to make money

Dec 12, Colombo: President' Media Division today said they have received information about a group of people defrauding the public promising employment in State institutions.

Swiss Embassy employee to appear before court tomorrow

Dec 11, Colombo: The Swiss Embassy employee Garnier Banister Francis also known as Sriyalatha Perera, who was allegedly abducted and questioned by an unidentified group, is to be produced before the Fort Magistrate's Court Thursday.
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Swiss Embassy employee to appear before court tomorrow

Dec 11, Colombo: The Swiss Embassy employee Garnier Banister Francis also known as Sriyalatha Perera, who was allegedly abducted and questioned by an unidentified group, is to be produced before the Fort Magistrate's Court Thursday.

SLFP should be committed to give new government two-thirds majority - Sirisena

Dec 11, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) should be committed to support the new government under President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to obtain a two-thirds majority at the next general election, SLFP Chairman and former President Maithripala Sirisena sai
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SLFP should be committed to give new government two-thirds majority - Sirisena

Dec 11, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) should be committed to support the new government under President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to obtain a two-thirds majority at the next general election, SLFP Chairman and former President Maithripala Sirisena said today.

Two remanded for assaulting a group of journalists

Dec 11, Colombo: Mahara Acting Magistrate Wasantha Ramanayake today (11) remanded two suspects arrested for assaulting a group of journalists who were covering an incident in Kadawatha.
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Two remanded for assaulting a group of journalists

Dec 11, Colombo: Mahara Acting Magistrate Wasantha Ramanayake today (11) remanded two suspects arrested for assaulting a group of journalists who were covering an incident in Kadawatha.

UNP to contest general elections as a broad alliance

Dec 11, Colombo: United National Party (UNP) Leader of the Galle district parliamentarian Vajira Abeywardena says the UNP will contest as a common alliance for the upcoming general elections and will take a decision in consultation with other parties regardin
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UNP to contest general elections as a broad alliance

Dec 11, Colombo: United National Party (UNP) Leader of the Galle district parliamentarian Vajira Abeywardena says the UNP will contest as a common alliance for the upcoming general elections and will take a decision in consultation with other parties regarding an election symbol and other issues.

Sri Lanka Pavilion at World Trade Expo in Mumbai showcases the popular Sri Lankan brands

Dec 11, Colombo: The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Mumbai participated at «World Trade Expo 2019» together with popular Sri Lankan brands in India to widen its market access further.
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Sri Lanka Pavilion at World Trade Expo in Mumbai showcases the popular Sri Lankan brands

Dec 11, Colombo: The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Mumbai participated at «World Trade Expo 2019» together with popular Sri Lankan brands in India to widen its market access further.

WHO congratulates Sri Lanka for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV, Syphilis

Dec 10, New Delhi: World Health Organization (WHO) has congratulated Sri Lanka for achieving elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and congenital syphilis.
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WHO congratulates Sri Lanka for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV, Syphilis

Dec 10, New Delhi: World Health Organization (WHO) has congratulated Sri Lanka for achieving elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and congenital syphilis.

Colombo Dockyard opens new branch at Hambantota Port for shipbuilding and ship repairing

Dec 10, Colombo: Colombo Dockyard, the largest and oldest ship building company in Sri Lanka, attached to the Colombo International Port, has opened a new branch at Hambantota International Harbor today (10).
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Colombo Dockyard opens new branch at Hambantota Port for shipbuilding and ship repairing

Dec 10, Colombo: Colombo Dockyard, the largest and oldest ship building company in Sri Lanka, attached to the Colombo International Port, has opened a new branch at Hambantota International Harbor today (10).

UNP General Secretary says Ranil Wickramasinghe will remain as the leader of the party

Dec 10, Colombo: The General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP), parliamentarian Akila Viraj Kariyawasam says that former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will continue to serve as the leader of the UNP.
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UNP General Secretary says Ranil Wickramasinghe will remain as the leader of the party

Dec 10, Colombo: The General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP), parliamentarian Akila Viraj Kariyawasam says that former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will continue to serve as the leader of the UNP.

ComBank launches Pre-paid Spend Card and Pre-paid Web Card with online top-up facility

Dec 10, Colombo: The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has launched pre-paid cards that can be topped up with funds online and can be used for different or specific purposes while allowing their users to better manage spending and enjoy minimal exposure to risk.
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ComBank launches Pre-paid Spend Card and Pre-paid Web Card with online top-up facility

Dec 10, Colombo: The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has launched pre-paid cards that can be topped up with funds online and can be used for different or specific purposes while allowing their users to better manage spending and enjoy minimal exposure to risk.

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