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A Trypanosoma species detected in a dog; a first in SL

A dog in Balangoda was found to have been infected by a parasitic disease known as Trypanosoma. It was the first time that such a disease was detected in Sri Lanka, Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Clinical Studies, Professor Dr Ashoka Dangolla said.  &nbs

CID arrests former Central Bank deputy Governor, three PTL directors over bond scam

Mar 25, Colombo: The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today (25) has arrested a former Deputy Governor of Central Bank and three directors of Perpetual Treasuries LTd. (PTL) over the Central Bank bond scam.
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CID arrests former Central Bank deputy Governor, three PTL directors over bond scam

Mar 25, Colombo: The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today (25) has arrested a former Deputy Governor of Central Bank and three directors of Perpetual Treasuries LTd. (PTL) over the Central Bank bond scam.

Leader of the House agrees to a parliamentary debate on the Wilpattu deforestation issue

Mar 25, Colombo: Leader of the House and Minister of Public Enterprise, Kandyan Heritage and Kandy Development Lakshman Kiriella said a parliamentary debate will be held on the issue regarding the Wilpattu Forest Reserve.
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Leader of the House agrees to a parliamentary debate on the Wilpattu deforestation issue

Mar 25, Colombo: Leader of the House and Minister of Public Enterprise, Kandyan Heritage and Kandy Development Lakshman Kiriella said a parliamentary debate will be held on the issue regarding the Wilpattu Forest Reserve.

Three killed, over 50 injured when bus plunges into a precipice

Mar 25, Colombo: Three people have died another 58 were injured in a bus accident that occurred last night in Ragala, Walapane- Maha Uva area. The condition of four of the injured is reported to be serious.
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Three killed, over 50 injured when bus plunges into a precipice

Mar 25, Colombo: Three people have died another 58 were injured in a bus accident that occurred last night in Ragala, Walapane- Maha Uva area. The condition of four of the injured is reported to be serious.

Indian HC hands over 98 houses built under Indian Housing Project to plantation workers in Nuwara Eliya

Mar 24, Colombo: In a special event held Sunday at Helboda Estate in Nuwara Eliya 98 houses built in Bhagat Singh Puram under the Indian Housing Project, were handed over to the beneficiaries.
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Indian HC hands over 98 houses built under Indian Housing Project to plantation workers in Nuwara Eliya

Mar 24, Colombo: In a special event held Sunday at Helboda Estate in Nuwara Eliya 98 houses built in Bhagat Singh Puram under the Indian Housing Project, were handed over to the beneficiaries.

CEB announces power cut schedule

Mar 24, Colombo: With the decline in hydro electricity production due to the prevailing dry weather conditions, the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has decided to impose power cuts and announced a power cut schedule.
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CEB announces power cut schedule

Mar 24, Colombo: With the decline in hydro electricity production due to the prevailing dry weather conditions, the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has decided to impose power cuts and announced a power cut schedule.

Over 5000 entrepreneurs served at first edition of Enterprise Sri Lanka mobile service

Mar 24, Colombo: The first edition of the 'Enterprise Sri Lanka To Your Village' mobile service was launched on Saturday in Weligama, Matara.
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Over 5000 entrepreneurs served at first edition of Enterprise Sri Lanka mobile service

Mar 24, Colombo: The first edition of the 'Enterprise Sri Lanka To Your Village' mobile service was launched on Saturday in Weligama, Matara.

Sri Lanka Navy arrests 11 Indian fishermen for illegally fishing in Sri Lankan waters

Mar 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy has arrested 11 fishermen from Tamil Nadu for allegedly breaching the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and illegally fishing in Sri Lankan waters.
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Sri Lanka Navy arrests 11 Indian fishermen for illegally fishing in Sri Lankan waters

Mar 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy has arrested 11 fishermen from Tamil Nadu for allegedly breaching the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and illegally fishing in Sri Lankan waters.

Nations Trust Bank American Express official event partner at Fireside Chat 2019

Mar 24, Colombo: For the 2nd consecutive year, Nations Trust Bank American Express partnered with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Sri Lanka Division along with the International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (ICCSL) to present Firesid
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Nations Trust Bank American Express official event partner at Fireside Chat 2019

Mar 24, Colombo: For the 2nd consecutive year, Nations Trust Bank American Express partnered with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Sri Lanka Division along with the International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (ICCSL) to present Fireside Chat 2019.

CSE and GRI to host a forum on Sustainability Reporting for Sustainable Development

Mar 24, Colombo: The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) will be hosting a forum on providing guidance to listed companies on ESG disclosures.
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CSE and GRI to host a forum on Sustainability Reporting for Sustainable Development

Mar 24, Colombo: The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) will be hosting a forum on providing guidance to listed companies on ESG disclosures.

Nine Iranians transporting 100 kg of heroin arrested in Sri Lanka's southern coast

Mar 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy said nine Iranian nationals were arrested while transporting over 100 kilograms of heroin in a multi-day trawler off the southern coast of Sri Lanka today (24).
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Nine Iranians transporting 100 kg of heroin arrested in Sri Lanka's southern coast

Mar 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy said nine Iranian nationals were arrested while transporting over 100 kilograms of heroin in a multi-day trawler off the southern coast of Sri Lanka today (24).

Oman's Oil and Gas Minister arrives in Sri Lanka for ground breaking ceremony of Oil refinery in Hambantota

Mar 23, Colombo: Oman's Minister of Oil and Gas is Mohammed bin Hamad Al Rumhi arrived in Sri Lanka on Saturday to attend the ground breaking ceremony of Oil refinery in Hambantota scheduled for tomorrow.
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Oman's Oil and Gas Minister arrives in Sri Lanka for ground breaking ceremony of Oil refinery in Hambantota

Mar 23, Colombo: Oman's Minister of Oil and Gas is Mohammed bin Hamad Al Rumhi arrived in Sri Lanka on Saturday to attend the ground breaking ceremony of Oil refinery in Hambantota scheduled for tomorrow.

Sri Lankan government to ensure every citizen has own plot of land

Mar 23, Colombo: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the present government just as it ensured the democratic right of the people, will ensure the people's right to own a plot of land and the right for digital knowledge.
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Sri Lankan government to ensure every citizen has own plot of land

Mar 23, Colombo: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the present government just as it ensured the democratic right of the people, will ensure the people's right to own a plot of land and the right for digital knowledge.

Proposal to include the Theravada Tripitaka into the Memory of the World Register of UNESCO presented

Mar 23, Colombo: The occasion of religious significance of presentation of the proposal to declare the Theravada Tripitaka, the sacred scripture of Buddhists, as a World Heritage as a Memory of the World to the UN Representative was held today (23) at the M
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Proposal to include the Theravada Tripitaka into the Memory of the World Register of UNESCO presented

Mar 23, Colombo: The occasion of religious significance of presentation of the proposal to declare the Theravada Tripitaka, the sacred scripture of Buddhists, as a World Heritage as a Memory of the World to the UN Representative was held today (23) at the Maha Maluwa (Great Terrace) of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

Sri Lanka's sovereignty and independence affirmed in Geneva - PM

Mar 23, Colombo: Affirming Sri Lanka's sovereignty and independence in Geneva and declaring the trust in our system, it is clear that the objective of Sri Lanka's first Prime Minister D.S. Senanayake was fulfilled, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.
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Sri Lanka's sovereignty and independence affirmed in Geneva - PM

Mar 23, Colombo: Affirming Sri Lanka's sovereignty and independence in Geneva and declaring the trust in our system, it is clear that the objective of Sri Lanka's first Prime Minister D.S. Senanayake was fulfilled, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.

Human Rights Commission thanks Finance Minister for allocation of funds to make state buildings accessible to disabled

Mar 23, Colombo: The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) expressed their appreciation to the Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera for considering their request and allocating funds in the 2019 Budget to make state buildings and transportation acce
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Human Rights Commission thanks Finance Minister for allocation of funds to make state buildings accessible to disabled

Mar 23, Colombo: The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) expressed their appreciation to the Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera for considering their request and allocating funds in the 2019 Budget to make state buildings and transportation accessible to persons with disabilities.

SriLankan Airlines scores the second hat-trick at Golden City Gates Awards 2019

Mar 23, Colombo: SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, reaffirming the global appeal and innovativeness of its marketing communication endeavors yet again, won three awards at Golden City Gates Awards 201
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SriLankan Airlines scores the second hat-trick at Golden City Gates Awards 2019

Mar 23, Colombo: SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, reaffirming the global appeal and innovativeness of its marketing communication endeavors yet again, won three awards at Golden City Gates Awards 2019 at ITB Berlin

Navy arrests three persons with over 1500 kg of illegal Beedi leaves

Mar 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy during a search operation in the sea has arrested three individuals in the possession of over 1500 kilograms of illegally smuggled beedi leaves.
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Navy arrests three persons with over 1500 kg of illegal Beedi leaves

Mar 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy during a search operation in the sea has arrested three individuals in the possession of over 1500 kilograms of illegally smuggled beedi leaves.

Sri Lanka mineral deposits in Pulmoddai will not be sold, transferred or privatized - Minister Bathiudeen

Mar 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's famed Pulmoddai mineral deposits will not be sold, transferred or privatized and will continue to vest with the public, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen asserted.
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Sri Lanka mineral deposits in Pulmoddai will not be sold, transferred or privatized - Minister Bathiudeen

Mar 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's famed Pulmoddai mineral deposits will not be sold, transferred or privatized and will continue to vest with the public, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen asserted.

'Wilpattu is a national treasure, punish me if I destroyed it'- Minister Bathiudeen

Mar 22, Colombo: Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen says the Wilpattu Forest is an asset to the country and a huge campaign is being waged to falsely accuse him of destroying a national treasure.
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'Wilpattu is a national treasure, punish me if I destroyed it'- Minister Bathiudeen

Mar 22, Colombo: Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen says the Wilpattu Forest is an asset to the country and a huge campaign is being waged to falsely accuse him of destroying a national treasure.

Sri Lanka Tamil party demands to include foreign judges in war crimes probe

Mar 22, Colombo: A day after the UN again adopted a consensus resolution granting Sri Lanka two more years to implement the commitments it made in 2015 resolution, the main Tamil party, Tamil national Alliance on Friday demanded the state to adhere to the com
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Sri Lanka Tamil party demands to include foreign judges in war crimes probe

Mar 22, Colombo: A day after the UN again adopted a consensus resolution granting Sri Lanka two more years to implement the commitments it made in 2015 resolution, the main Tamil party, Tamil national Alliance on Friday demanded the state to adhere to the commitments and include foreign judges in a judicial mechanism to probe the alleged war crimes.

Court order to detain 12 for questioning over a plot to assassinate a Tamil politician

Mar 22, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today allowed the police to detain 12 people and question over a plot to assassinated a Tamil politician.
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Court order to detain 12 for questioning over a plot to assassinate a Tamil politician

Mar 22, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today allowed the police to detain 12 people and question over a plot to assassinated a Tamil politician.

Cloud seeding over Mausakelle Reservoir successfully creates rain in central Sri Lanka

Mar 22, Colombo: The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) today (22) launched the first cloud seeding project to successfully create artificial rain over the catchment area of Mausakelle Reservoir in central Sri Lanka.
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Cloud seeding over Mausakelle Reservoir successfully creates rain in central Sri Lanka

Mar 22, Colombo: The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) today (22) launched the first cloud seeding project to successfully create artificial rain over the catchment area of Mausakelle Reservoir in central Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka signs agreement for US$ 989 million loan from EXIM Bank of China for Central Expressway project

Mar 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka today inked an agreement with the EXIM Bank of China for a concessional loan of US$ 989 million for the construction of the Section one of Central Expressway Project from Kadawatha to Meerigama.
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Sri Lanka signs agreement for US$ 989 million loan from EXIM Bank of China for Central Expressway project

Mar 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka today inked an agreement with the EXIM Bank of China for a concessional loan of US$ 989 million for the construction of the Section one of Central Expressway Project from Kadawatha to Meerigama.

ComBank wins its 19th Global Finance 'Best Bank in Sri Lanka' award

Mar 22, Colombo: The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has been adjudged Sri Lanka's Best Bank in 2019 by the USA-based Global Finance magazine, giving the Bank its 19th such accolade from this entity alone.
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ComBank wins its 19th Global Finance 'Best Bank in Sri Lanka' award

Mar 22, Colombo: The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has been adjudged Sri Lanka's Best Bank in 2019 by the USA-based Global Finance magazine, giving the Bank its 19th such accolade from this entity alone.

Enterprise Sri Lanka first Mobile Service on Saturday at Weligama

Mar 22, Colombo: The Finance Ministry has initiated a program to provide mobile services island wide to accelerate the generation of entrepreneurs under the Enterprise Sri Lanka program strengthened through the 2019 budget presented by the Finance Minister Ma
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Enterprise Sri Lanka first Mobile Service on Saturday at Weligama

Mar 22, Colombo: The Finance Ministry has initiated a program to provide mobile services island wide to accelerate the generation of entrepreneurs under the Enterprise Sri Lanka program strengthened through the 2019 budget presented by the Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera.

UNP May Day rally this year at the CMC grounds

Mar 22, Colombo: The United National Party (UNP) Working Committee has decided to hold its May Day rally at the Colombo Municipal Council grounds at Town Hall, UNP General Secretary Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said.
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UNP May Day rally this year at the CMC grounds

Mar 22, Colombo: The United National Party (UNP) Working Committee has decided to hold its May Day rally at the Colombo Municipal Council grounds at Town Hall, UNP General Secretary Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said.

Prime Minister says World Water Day is a great opportunity to educate the society on sustainable management of water resources

Mar 22, Colombo: The United Nations' World Water Day is marked today, March 22 and a number of programs are planned to raise awareness of the importance of water in environment, agriculture, health and trade.
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Prime Minister says World Water Day is a great opportunity to educate the society on sustainable management of water resources

Mar 22, Colombo: The United Nations' World Water Day is marked today, March 22 and a number of programs are planned to raise awareness of the importance of water in environment, agriculture, health and trade.

Sri Lanka signs agreement for single largest project loan of US$ 989 million from EXIM Bank of China

Mar 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka today inked an agreement with the EXIM Bank of China for a concessional loan of US$ 989 million for the construction of the Section one of Central Expressway Project from Kadawatha to Meerigama.
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Sri Lanka signs agreement for single largest project loan of US$ 989 million from EXIM Bank of China

Mar 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka today inked an agreement with the EXIM Bank of China for a concessional loan of US$ 989 million for the construction of the Section one of Central Expressway Project from Kadawatha to Meerigama.

Sri Lanka consensus resolution adopted at UNHRC without a vote

Mar 21, Geneva: The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Thursday without a vote adopted the consensus resolution on Sri Lanka which proposes to give more time to Sri Lanka to fulfil its commitments for reconciliation and transnational justice.
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Sri Lanka consensus resolution adopted at UNHRC without a vote

Mar 21, Geneva: The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Thursday without a vote adopted the consensus resolution on Sri Lanka which proposes to give more time to Sri Lanka to fulfil its commitments for reconciliation and transnational justice.

Measures to raise the economy to right place - Harsha

Mar 21, Colombo: Non-cabinet Minister of Economic Reform and Public Distribution, Dr. Harsha de Silva says measures are being taken to bring the economy to the right place to reduce poverty.
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Measures to raise the economy to right place - Harsha

Mar 21, Colombo: Non-cabinet Minister of Economic Reform and Public Distribution, Dr. Harsha de Silva says measures are being taken to bring the economy to the right place to reduce poverty.

Sri Lanka welcomes adoption of consensus resolution, invites OHCHR to engage closely to verify facts

Mar 21, Geneva: Sri Lanka today welcomed the adoption of the consensus resolution by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) allowing two more years to implement the commitments and invited the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to engage w
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Sri Lanka welcomes adoption of consensus resolution, invites OHCHR to engage closely to verify facts

Mar 21, Geneva: Sri Lanka today welcomed the adoption of the consensus resolution by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) allowing two more years to implement the commitments and invited the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to engage with the local institutions closely to verify facts on the ground.

Sri Lanka nationwide inflation rises to 2.4 percent in February 2019

Mar 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's nationwide inflation in February 2019 determined under the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) rose to 2.4 percent from 1.2 percent recorded in January on a year-on-year basis, the Department of Census and Statistics reported Thu
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Sri Lanka nationwide inflation rises to 2.4 percent in February 2019

Mar 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's nationwide inflation in February 2019 determined under the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) rose to 2.4 percent from 1.2 percent recorded in January on a year-on-year basis, the Department of Census and Statistics reported Thursday.

Sri Lanka becomes less happy, slips 14 notches in World Happiness to rank 130th

Mar 21, Colombo: Sri Lankans are not happy in 2019 as they were in 2018 according to this year's United Nations World Happiness Report released on Wednesday.
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Sri Lanka becomes less happy, slips 14 notches in World Happiness to rank 130th

Mar 21, Colombo: Sri Lankans are not happy in 2019 as they were in 2018 according to this year's United Nations World Happiness Report released on Wednesday.

No official statement from Singapore to Sri Lankan authorities on extradition of Arjuna Mahendran - PMD

Mar 21, Colombo: Sri Lankan President's Media Office denied that Singapore is working with the Sri Lankan authorities on the extradition request of former central bank chief Arjuna Mahendran.
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No official statement from Singapore to Sri Lankan authorities on extradition of Arjuna Mahendran - PMD

Mar 21, Colombo: Sri Lankan President's Media Office denied that Singapore is working with the Sri Lankan authorities on the extradition request of former central bank chief Arjuna Mahendran.

Woman arrested in connection with the Moratumulla fatal shooting

Mar 21, Colombo: The Special Crimes Operation Unit of the Mirihana Police has been able to arrest a woman who had allegedly aided the fatal shooting of two people in Moratumulla.
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Woman arrested in connection with the Moratumulla fatal shooting

Mar 21, Colombo: The Special Crimes Operation Unit of the Mirihana Police has been able to arrest a woman who had allegedly aided the fatal shooting of two people in Moratumulla.

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