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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.
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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.

Swiss Embassy officer before CID for a third time

Dec 10, Colombo: The local female Swiss Embassy employee, who was allegedly abducted and questioned by an unidentified group appeared before the Criminal Investigations Department today for a third time to record a statement.
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Swiss Embassy officer before CID for a third time

Dec 10, Colombo: The local female Swiss Embassy employee, who was allegedly abducted and questioned by an unidentified group appeared before the Criminal Investigations Department today for a third time to record a statement.

Sri Lanka progressively improves in human development

Dec 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka has progressively improved in human development over the years and is ranked 71 out of 189 countries in the Human Development Report 2019 released Monday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
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Sri Lanka progressively improves in human development

Dec 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka has progressively improved in human development over the years and is ranked 71 out of 189 countries in the Human Development Report 2019 released Monday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Sports Minister to take immediate steps to rectify appalling conditions at Sugathadasa Stadium

Dec 09, Colombo: Minister of Education, Sports and Youth Affairs Dullas Alahapperuma inspected the Sugathadasa Stadium sports complex this morning after it was revealed that the appalling conditions at the Sugathadasa Hotel was the reason that the athletes wh
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Sports Minister to take immediate steps to rectify appalling conditions at Sugathadasa Stadium

Dec 09, Colombo: Minister of Education, Sports and Youth Affairs Dullas Alahapperuma inspected the Sugathadasa Stadium sports complex this morning after it was revealed that the appalling conditions at the Sugathadasa Hotel was the reason that the athletes who participated in the South Asian Games in Nepal fell ill.

Students advised not to engage in unruly behavior after conclusion of GCE O/L exam

Dec 09, Colombo: Commissioner General of Examinations, Sanath Poojith today advised the students who are sitting for the GCE O/L exam to peacefully disperse after the conclusion of the exam which commenced on Dec 2 and will conclude on Dec 12.
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Students advised not to engage in unruly behavior after conclusion of GCE O/L exam

Dec 09, Colombo: Commissioner General of Examinations, Sanath Poojith today advised the students who are sitting for the GCE O/L exam to peacefully disperse after the conclusion of the exam which commenced on Dec 2 and will conclude on Dec 12.

Navy recovers a body of three missing fishermen in Kinniya

Dec 09, Colombo: A Sri Lanka Navy team has recovered a body of three fishermen who had gone missing after their dinghy capsized in the seas off Kinniya in Eastern Sri Lanka yesterday.
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Navy recovers a body of three missing fishermen in Kinniya

Dec 09, Colombo: A Sri Lanka Navy team has recovered a body of three fishermen who had gone missing after their dinghy capsized in the seas off Kinniya in Eastern Sri Lanka yesterday.

Sri Lanka elected Chair of Biological Weapons Convention Meet

Dec 09, Colombo: The 2019 Meeting of States Parties (MSP) to the Convention on Biological Weapons, which concluded its four day session on 6th December in Geneva has unanimously endorsed Sri Lanka as the Chair of the Meeting of States Parties to be held in 20
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Sri Lanka elected Chair of Biological Weapons Convention Meet

Dec 09, Colombo: The 2019 Meeting of States Parties (MSP) to the Convention on Biological Weapons, which concluded its four day session on 6th December in Geneva has unanimously endorsed Sri Lanka as the Chair of the Meeting of States Parties to be held in 2020.

Swiss Embassy staffer further interrogated, travel ban extended till the 12th

Dec 09, Colombo: The local female Swiss Embassy employee, who was allegedly abducted and questioned by an unidentified group appeared before the Criminal Investigations Department today for a second time to give a statement.
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Swiss Embassy staffer further interrogated, travel ban extended till the 12th

Dec 09, Colombo: The local female Swiss Embassy employee, who was allegedly abducted and questioned by an unidentified group appeared before the Criminal Investigations Department today for a second time to give a statement.

UNP leader advises party youth to aim for general election

Dec 09, Colombo: Leader of the United National Party former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe today told the youth members of the party not to be discouraged by presidential election and target to win a majority in the general election.
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UNP leader advises party youth to aim for general election

Dec 09, Colombo: Leader of the United National Party former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe today told the youth members of the party not to be discouraged by presidential election and target to win a majority in the general election.

Sysco LABS honored at SLASSCOM Innovation Awards

Dec 09, Colombo: Sysco LABS was honored at the SLASSCOM Innovation Awards 2019; for the restaurant technology platform CAKE. CAKE's Unified Data Platform won 1st runner up in the 'Best Technology or Framework Innovation' category.
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Sysco LABS honored at SLASSCOM Innovation Awards

Dec 09, Colombo: Sysco LABS was honored at the SLASSCOM Innovation Awards 2019; for the restaurant technology platform CAKE. CAKE's Unified Data Platform won 1st runner up in the 'Best Technology or Framework Innovation' category.

John Keells conducts 'Report for Support' Public Campaign against Gender Based Violence

Dec 09, Colombo: John Keells Foundation (JKF) conducted a successful campaign against gender-based violence to coincide with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, for the fourth successive year.
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John Keells conducts 'Report for Support' Public Campaign against Gender Based Violence

Dec 09, Colombo: John Keells Foundation (JKF) conducted a successful campaign against gender-based violence to coincide with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, for the fourth successive year.

UNP backbenchers propose to make former PM party's adviser

Dec 09, Colombo: Backbenchers of the United National Party have (UNP) have proposed to appoint party leader and former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as a senior adviser to the party.
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UNP backbenchers propose to make former PM party's adviser

Dec 09, Colombo: Backbenchers of the United National Party have (UNP) have proposed to appoint party leader and former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as a senior adviser to the party.

Sri Lanka Supreme Court extends stay order against implementing death penalty

Dec 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Supreme Court Monday extended the interim order staying the implementation of the death penalty on the prisoners who were sentenced to death for drug offenses until March 20.
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Sri Lanka Supreme Court extends stay order against implementing death penalty

Dec 09, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Supreme Court Monday extended the interim order staying the implementation of the death penalty on the prisoners who were sentenced to death for drug offenses until March 20.

Election Commission to meet tomorrow

Dec 09, Colombo: A meeting of the Election Commission is scheduled to be held tomorrow (10) at 10 am at the office of the Election Commission in Rajagiriya.
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Election Commission to meet tomorrow

Dec 09, Colombo: A meeting of the Election Commission is scheduled to be held tomorrow (10) at 10 am at the office of the Election Commission in Rajagiriya.

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