Nov 22, 2017 7:04:55 AM- srilankaguardian.org
( November 22, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga in a personal message praised Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe for appearing before the […]
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Nov 22, 2017 6:47:42 AM- adaderana.lk
The Registration of Persons Department had decided to implement a special one day service to issue National Identity Cards (NICs) to students sitting for the 2017 G.C.E. Ordinary Level Examination.
Nov 22, 2017 6:37:26 AM- hirunews.lk
Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb military general known as the Butcher of Bosnia, has been found guilty of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes and sentenced to life in prison. Mladic was found guilty of commanding forces responsible... Read More
Nov 22, 2017 5:59:31 AM- hirunews.lk
Department of Registration of Persons says that a special one day service will be held at the department on 25th of this month to issue national ID cards for students who would sit this years GCE (O/L) examination. This programme will be held at... Read More
Nov 22, 2017 5:51:17 AM- hirunews.lk
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has arrived in New Delhi this afternoon (22). The Prime Minister was received at the airport by the officials of the Indian External Affairs Ministry. PM Wickremesinghe will attend the Global Cyber Space Summit... Read More
Nov 22, 2017 5:49:27 AM- thesundayleader.lk
China on Tuesday donated a stock of rice to Sri Lanka as humanitarian assistance to those affected by the recent drought. The Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Yi Xianliang handed over 1000 metric tonnes of rice to the Government at a function held at the Colombo Port on Tuesday. The humanitarian aid is part of ...
Nov 22, 2017 5:08:57 AM- thesundayleader.lk
Vice President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Wencai Zhang said that ADB would extend fullest support to the economic development plans initiated by the government of President Maithripala Sirisena. ADB Vice President called on President Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today to discuss the Country Partnership Strategy for development assistance for the period 2018-22 ...
Nov 22, 2017 5:26:46 AM- adaderana.lk
The Cabinet of Ministers has decided to award the contract for the construction of a fuel storage tank with a capacity of 15,000 cubic metres for maintaining a fuel stock sufficient for at least 30 days.
Nov 22, 2017 5:20:05 AM- adaderana.lk
Everyone who contributed towards January 08 revolution should be thanked for not letting former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to suffer the same fate as Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, Co-Convener of Left Centre Chameera Perera said. .
Nov 22, 2017 5:04:34 AM- LBO.com
Speaking on behalf of the Exporters Association of Sri Lanka (EASL) Harin de Silva (Chairman EASL) welcomes the 2018 Budget under Vision 2025 and its proposals to revamp Sri Lanka’s trade policies to enable an export-driven economy. Apart from being more realistic, the proposals are expected to achieve a 5% growth rate while maintaining inflation […]
Nov 22, 2017 5:35:50 AM- hirunews.lk
Police said a 16-year-old youth was arrested yesterday (21) in Browns Road Jaffna for his alleged links with Awa Group. Police said that the suspect was part of a group that attacked 8 persons in Kopay and Manipay police divisions last week. A... Read More
Nov 22, 2017 5:11:37 AM- hirunews.lk
A US Navy transporter plane carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan, the US Navy’s 7th Fleet said. Eight people have been found although it was not immediately clear whether they were alive, and the search for... Read More
Nov 22, 2017 4:50:35 AM- hirunews.lk
President Maithripala Sirisena will make a 3-day official visit to South Korea next week. It will mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries. President Sirisena will begin his visit on Tuesday... Read More
Nov 22, 2017 4:46:34 AM- thesundayleader.lk
On the invitation of President Moon Jae-in, the President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena will undertake a state visit to the Republic of Korea from 28 to 30 November 2017, in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and the Republic of Korea. On 29 November, President Moon ...
Nov 22, 2017 4:03:16 AM- adaderana.lk
The Cabinet of Ministers have approved a proposal to make provisions for preparing a supplementary Electoral Register to enable youth to cast their votes at the election.
Nov 22, 2017 4:00:12 AM- adaderana.lk
MP Vasudeva Nanayakkara says that the privileges of MPs have not been violated through the inspection of their phone records by the CID. .
Nov 22, 2017 4:04:41 AM- LBO.com
Nov 22, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena will undertake a state visit to South Korea from 28 to 30 November 2017, in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between two countries. Foreign Ministry said President will undertake this visit on an invitation extended by South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in. On 29 […]
Nov 22, 2017 4:22:39 AM- hirunews.lk
The Ministry of Petroleum Resources has decided to build a new fuel storage facility within the Kolonnawa terminal. The Cabinet has ratified the proposal. Accordingly, a fuel storage tank with an internal floating roof will be built. It... Read More
Nov 22, 2017 3:59:15 AM- hirunews.lk
The International Space Station of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration of the United States will be visible to the Sri Lankans from the naked eye at around 6:25 pm (22). The NASA said it will be visible for around 5 minutes. It... Read More
Nov 22, 2017 3:46:54 AM- hirunews.lk
Two Awa Group members were arrested during a raid in Manipay, Jaffna early this morning (22). The raid was jointly conducted by the Police and STF. The suspects are residents of Jaffna. Police have stepped up raids to round-up suspected... Read More
Nov 22, 2017 3:07:47 AM- adaderana.lk
NASA s International Space Station will be visible to the naked eye at 6-25 pm local time, above Sri Lanka today (22).
Nov 22, 2017 2:47:46 AM- adaderana.lk
The Chief Minister of the Uva Province, Chamara Sampath Dassanayake, has proposed that concession be introduced for Kithul Toddy as an alternative for people who consume hard liquor.
Nov 22, 2017 2:25:50 AM- thesundayleader.lk
By Easwaran Rutnam The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has begun investigations on social media posts which attempted to instigate violence in the country. Police media spokesman, Superintendent of Police Ruwan Gunasekara said that during the Gintota incident social media had published images of bodies claiming they were that of people killed during the violence. However ...
Nov 22, 2017 3:33:09 AM- hirunews.lk
A group of farmers staged a protest in front of the Moragahakanda project office, demanding the authorities to release water from the reservoir. The farmers from the Girithale, Polonnaruwa, and Minneriya areas have gathered in front of the project... Read More
Nov 22, 2017 2:44:10 AM- hirunews.lk
It is found that around 4,000 Sri Lankan children are living in Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, and UK as adopted children. Recently, during a TV interview with a Netherland TV channel, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said that the Ministry will... Read More
Nov 22, 2017 2:53:55 AM- LBO.com
Nov 22, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s insurance industry growth has dipped together with profits in the first half of this 2017 as against a year earlier, data shows. The Insurance Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka said Tuesday the insurance industry has recorded a growth of 13.87 percent, in terms of Gross Written Premium (GWP), […]
Nov 22, 2017 2:55:08 AM- srilankaguardian.org
The UN has implicated Mnangagwa and the generals in the illegal plundering of resources in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They have also been fingered […]
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Nov 22, 2017 2:07:01 AM- adaderana.lk
A drug trafficker was arrested with heroin worth around Rs 20 million in Karukapana coastal belt in Chilaw, said the Excise Department.