Sun Aug 20 15:58:49 EDT 2017 - adaderana.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
At least 27 Indians, including five women, have been arrested for overstaying their tourist visas in Sri Lanka, immigration officials said on Sunday.
Sun Aug 20 15:11:49 EDT 2017 - ft.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
I am indeed glad to pen my 300th column. It began as a weekly column and due to my challenging commitments, now it appears bimonthly. I am also honoured to devote this special column to share memories of my mentor. In fact, this article is on the deliberations of the second-year remembrance of the late Prof. Uditha Liyanage.  From left: Eardly Perera, Deepal Suriyaarchchi, me and Asanga...
Sun Aug 20 15:11:49 EDT 2017 - ft.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Minister Susil Premajayantha speaking at the biotech degree launch Northumbria University’s biotechnology degree in Sri Lanka At a recent event at which the UK-based Northumbria University’s BSc Honours Degree in biotechnology was launched in Sri Lanka, Minister of Science, Technology and Research Susil Premajayantha outlined the plan of his Ministry to take Sri Lanka toward ...
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Sun Aug 20 14:57:49 EDT 2017 - dailymirror.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Justice and Buddha Sasana Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said the he did not have any intention of resigning from the Ministerial post just because some people made allegations against him on various issues.
Sun Aug 20 14:52:49 EDT 2017 - ft.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Stakeholders to meet Minister to discuss issues this week  Funds allocated by Govt. for replanting, research and promotions inadequate  Tea Board Chairman says stakeholders should chip in to sustain industry  Stresses need for local market producers to step up contribution  By Chathuri Dissanayake  T
Sun Aug 20 14:37:49 EDT 2017 - www.ft.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Backs Auditor General’s appeal for speedy implementation  Says surcharging powers should remain but appeal procedure needs to be unbiased  Concerns over these two can be remedied at committee stage in P’ment ​Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is concerned by reports that the Cabinet of Ministers plans to curtail the propose
Sun Aug 20 14:37:49 EDT 2017 - www.ft.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday opened the new municipal council buildings of Kattankudy and Eravur in the Batticaloa District. Here he is seen in conversation with City Planning and Water Supply Minister Rauff Hakeem, Eastern Province Governor Rohitha Bogollagama and Eastern Province Chief Minister Ahamed Nazeer Zainulabdeen while Tourism Development Minister John Amaratunga looks...
Sun Aug 20 14:34:49 EDT 2017 - ft.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Slowest growth since 2010; 1.8% drop in July compared to 2016 The airport closure from January to April, floods in May, as well as the recent dengue outbreak are the primary factors that most stakeholders in the industry point to as the reasons for the slowdown in growth   By Chamindra Goonewardene The growth of the tourism industry is visible on the surface across
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Sun Aug 20 13:54:49 EDT 2017 - dailymirror.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
The people who don’t understand the core of the former president late J. R. Jayewardene’s ideology are not true UNPers, Power and Renewable Energy Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera said today.
Sun Aug 20 12:49:49 EDT 2017 - dailymirror.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
The reconciliation process would have to move on a slow pace as it would have to look at many aspects, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said at the opening ceremony of the new Municipal Council Building in Eravur today.
Sun Aug 20 12:49:49 EDT 2017 - dailymirror.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Opener Shikhar Dhawan hit a fluent unbeaten century as India continued to embarrass Sri Lanka, cruising to an easy nine-wicket win over the struggling hosts in the opening ODI of the five-match series at the Dambulla International Stadium a short while ago.
Sun Aug 20 11:30:49 EDT 2017 - hirunews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Opener Shikar Dhawan made an explosive 132 not off 90 balls and added 197 unbroken partnership with skipper Virat Kohli who scored 82 not off 70 balls helped India rout Sri Lanka by 9 wickets in the first ODI at Dambulla today (20). Put into bat first,... Read More
Sun Aug 20 10:29:49 EDT 2017 - hirunews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Minister Dr. Sarath Amunugama says that those who cannot respect decisions made by the cabinet of ministers collectively, should resign from their ministerial portfolios. Dr. Amunugama made this comment in response to questions raised by journalists... Read More
Sun Aug 20 10:29:49 EDT 2017 - hirunews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Ceylon Teachers’ Union charges that one paper of the second part of Advanced Level chemistry examination that was held yesterday, was missing from the bundle of papers at the examination center 1407 of Padavi Parakramapura in Anuradhapura. ... Read More
Sun Aug 20 10:29:49 EDT 2017 - hirunews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
A draft bill is to be presented in Parliament next week in order to facilitate legal acceptance of electronic signatures and other forms of electronic authorizations. The draft bill will be presented as an amendment to the electronic transactions act.... Read More
Sun Aug 20 09:37:49 EDT 2017 - dailymirror.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
If we had spent more time with LTTE leader V. Prabhakaran, we would probably be able to influence him more, Erik Solheim, the Norwegian peace mediator in the 30-year-long Sri Lanka civil war, said in a conversation with WION's Padma Rao Sundarji.
Sun Aug 20 09:37:49 EDT 2017 - dailymirror.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
India bowled out Sri Lanka for 216 in 43.2 overs in their first one-day international in Dambulla a short while ago.
Sun Aug 20 08:33:49 EDT 2017 - dailymirror.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
A special investigation had been launched into an alleged incident of leaking of the G.C.E A/L Chemistry question paper prior to the exam, the Examinations Department said.
Sun Aug 20 07:55:49 EDT 2017 - adaderana.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
The Ceylon Teachers Union has stated that prompt investigations need to be conducted over the missing GCE Advanced Level Chemistry paper at an examination centre in Padaviya. .
Sun Aug 20 07:26:49 EDT 2017 - hirunews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
27 Indians have been arrested in Jaffna, while staying in the country violating visa rules. They were arrested by the officials of Department of Immigration and Emigration. 19 of them were working as astrologers while six others have engaged in business... Read More
Sun Aug 20 06:46:49 EDT 2017 - adaderana.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
An explosion of a mine meant to fend off wild elephants has injured a young boy who was to face the scholarship examination in Hambantota. .
Sun Aug 20 06:25:49 EDT 2017 - hirunews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
A draft bill is to be presented in Parliament next week in order to facilitate legal acceptance of electronic signatures and other forms of electronic authorizations. The draft bill will be presented as an amendment to the electronic transactions act.... Read More
Sun Aug 20 06:25:49 EDT 2017 - hirunews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Health Ministry has decided to impose a new tax based on the additional sugar content of soft drink varieties. According to World Health Organizations standards, the maximum sugar content in 100ml of a soft drink is 6g. The health ministry plans to tax... Read More
Sun Aug 20 06:25:49 EDT 2017 - hirunews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Erik Solheim, Norwegian peace mediator in the 30-year-long Sri Lankan civil war said that he regrets the fact that he was unable to spend more time with LTTE Leader Prabhakaran. In an interview with Indian media, Solheim said that if he had spent more... Read More
Sun Aug 20 06:25:49 EDT 2017 - hirunews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna says Sri Lanka needs a government that does not have thieves in it and not a one that is capable of apprehending thieves. The JVP parliamentarian, Sunil Handunneththi expressed these views at a meeting held in Polonnaruwa yesterday.... Read More
Sun Aug 20 05:37:49 EDT 2017 - adaderana.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
A foreign national and local have drowned whilst bathing near the Weligama beach strip in Mirissa today (20). .
Sun Aug 20 05:24:49 EDT 2017 - hirunews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Army Headquarters says 777 army personnel who had failed to report to duty without obtaining leave have been apprehended. They were taken into custody following a joint operation conducted Military Police with the help of another Police unit. The operation... Read More
Sun Aug 20 05:24:49 EDT 2017 - hirunews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Police investigations are continuing to arrest a person who had allegedly killed his mistress severing her neck in the Uva Paranagama Police Division. The victim was a 33-year-old, resident of Kirawanabissa, Dambagahapitiya. Police say the suspect has... Read More
Sun Aug 20 05:24:49 EDT 2017 - hirunews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
India won the toss and decided to field first in their first game of the 5-match ODI series which begins in Dambulla in a short while. Vishwa Fernando will make his ODI debut. Read More
Sun Aug 20 05:24:49 EDT 2017 - hirunews.lk - Category : Breaking News - Relavancy : 1.0
Police have arrested two persons with 170,000 illegally imported cigarettes in Kaleliya, Meerigama last afternoon (19). Police said that the suspects were transporting the haul in a van. The suspects are residents of Nittambuwa and Mattakkuliya. Read More