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The Department of Meteorology says several spells of light showers will occur in the Northern Province within today.

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The Government has enforced a ban on passengers wearing gold jewellery over 22 carats when arriving in Sri Lanka. The move is part of attempts to crackdown on gold being smuggled into the country. State Minister of Finance Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said that passengers arriving with gold jewellery valued over 22 carats must have prior approval […]

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A ship carrying 9,000 metric tons of diesel donated by China arrived in Sri Lanka today. The oil tanker “Super Eastern” carrying 10.6 million liters of diesel donated by China to Sri Lanka to be used by farmers and fishermen arrived at the Colombo Port, the Chinese Embassy said. The Embassy said that the unloading […]

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Dr. Locana Gunaratna leads drafting of international policy paper on subject  Urbanization refers here to rural-urban migration taking place in the Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). The growth of urban population has been a subject of serious discussion in recent years at international level. In 2015, UN member states adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals […]

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Australian Government-funded Skills for Inclusive Growth Program (S4IG), managed by Palladium International Group entered into an MoU with Cinnamon Hotel Management Ltd (CHML) to achieve several strategic results in Colombo recently. S4IG is a programme by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in accordance with the terms of a subsidiary agreement signed on […]

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By Uditha Devapriya A Budget vote usually shows which parties support the government and which do not. Barring the Dullas Alahapperuma faction, the SLPP voted en masse for the second reading of the recent Budget. Except for MPs like Duminda Dissanayake, the SLFP voted against it. Despite some ambivalent, vague remarks from its MPs, the […]

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“Templeton Freedom Award has been won by Advocata Institute Sri Lanka. The CEO is our Dhana. It is with great pride I send this message to you to celebrate our dear friend Dhananath’s leadership victory of Advocata. Horekale and St Sebastian’s College man has really shown class.” That was Elmo Jayawardena’s email to me since […]

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by Rajan Philips Ranil Wickremesinghe is the third President to sequester the finance portfolio instead of assigning it as an exclusive portfolio to a cabinet minister, but he is the first, perhaps after Ronnie de Mel, to prepare and author most or the entirety of the budget speech. He is also the first leader of […]

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Five people belonging to a family in Killinochi district reached the Indian waters at Dhanuskodi first islet at around 5 a.m. on Thursday, said a news report by The Hindu.The Hindu report filed from Rameswaram said: With this, the total number of refugees camping at the Special Camp in Mandapam stands at 214. Apart from […]

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Speech made November 22 I have consistently recorded my opposition to Minister of Finance being the President. From 2010 onwards in this House, whenever the President in his capacity as Minister of Finance has presented a budget I have recorded that protest and I wish to record that today as well. When a person who […]

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To address the looming shortage of grains for the animal feed industry and maize based food items due to the ongoing socio-economic crisis in Sri Lanka, as a part of the response efforts through the United Nations (UN) joint Humanitarian Needs and Priorities (HNP) Plan, the Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo has supported the procurement […]

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By Ifham Nizam Out of the estimated 50,000 acres in the Balangoda Soragune Reserve Forest 6,245 have been parceled out to influential businessmen and politicians, claiming them to be under Devalagam Lands, leading environmentalists alleged.Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ) Executive Director, Dilena Pathragoda told The Sunday Island that such lands belonging to both Ratnapura and Badulla dist...

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The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila organized a virtual meeting between the Ministry of Labor and Foreign Employment and the Department of Migrant Workers as a preliminary discussion on Sri Lanka’s interest to conduct a comprehensive study on the Philippines’ model of migrant worker recruitment and management, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.The interactive discussion […]

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by Norman Palihawadane If those responsible for the Easter Sunday terror attacks do not accept their guilt with contrite hearts, then nature will follow suit, says President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Sri Lanka and the Bishop of Kurunegala Catholic Diocese, Rt Rev Dr Harold Anthony Perera. While delivering his homily at the Holy […]

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ECONOMYNEXT —Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will engage constructively in sincere attempts at resolving the ethnic issue, legislator M A Sumanthiran said responding to President Ranil Wickremesinghe’s overtures to the opposition, while also suggesting that the TNA was open to a federal solution. “We will engage constructively in every sincere attempt as we have always done but […]

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Women MPs will attend parliament on Dec. 1 in line with slogan ‘Let’s unite to end gender based violence’ of the UN-led global campaign – 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV).Women Parliamentarians’ Caucus (WPC) Chairperson, Dr. Sudarshini Fernandopulle said that a wristband with the message “Let’s Unite to end Gender Based Violence” will […]

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by Rex Clementine There’s a lot of respect for Virat Kohli’s batsmanship but still, lot of people don’t like his attitude. But if you ask the Indian press about his work ethic and diet routines, you will realize that what makes him the player he is, the discipline that he has brought into his lifestyle. […]

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As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Street Burger -home of Sri Lanka’s original gourmet burger-, launched its inaugural annual “ForHer” initiative, in collaboration with the Indira Cancer Trust and Suwara Arana -the first paediatric palliative care centre in Sri Lanka. The campaign kicked off on the 1st of October, and for the entire month […]

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Indi’s bridal designs design are renowned for its distinctive use of colours, quality of fabrics, intricate embroideries and a glorious rich Sri Lanka culture.Indi is included in the list of best Sri Lankan bridal designers and she is one designer who is acknowledged on the international pedestal for her different and unique designs of bridal […]

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A court in the Netherlands orders the country to compensate families of the 20 victims killed in the air strike. (Al Jazeera) A court in the Netherlands has ruled that a 2007 bombing of a residential compound in Afghanistan by Dutch forces was unlawful, and it ordered the country to pay compensation to the victims’ […]

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by Chanka Jayasinghe Sri Lanka’s Tea Board, fearing labor shortages, has initiated mechanized tea harvesting with no quality or production loss expected, E.A.J.K. Edirisinghe, Commissioner of the Tea Board said He said the Tea Research Institute (TRI) has already carried out research collaborating with Japan, and identified that efficiency can be improved, while preserving the […]

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Matara District Samagi Jana Balavegaya MP Buddhika Pathirana told Parliament on Friday that a group of racketeers have been successful in getting round the Excise Department introduced ‘foolproof’ stickers by printing counterfiets. These are self-adhesive paper stickers affixed on the stoppers of liquor bottles, cans and kegs. Pathirana, speaking during the second reading debate of […]

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Looking for something out of the extraordinary to do on a weekend? Then look no further than Cloud Red at Cinnamon Red Colombo said a press release The release said with views of the changing landscape of the city of Colombo in the background, Cloud Red invites guests to a variety of curated experiences. The […]

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The new Ambassador of Oman to Sri Lanka H.E Ahmed Ali Saeed Al Rashdi called on the Speaker Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena recently (25) in Parliament.

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Secretary-General of Parliament Mr. Dhammika Dasanayake said that four Secretaries to Ministries, a Chairman to an institution and an Ambassador were granted approved by the Committee on High Posts recently (22).

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The Committee decides that further discussions should be held to grant approval for orders under the Casino Business (Regulation) Act No. 17 of 2010

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The political parties representing the Tamil community in the northern and eastern parts of the island have agreed on three preliminary steps to resolve the issues faced by the Tamil community.

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The 81st Madras-Colombo Rowing Regatta came was held today (November 26) at the Colombo Rowing Club.

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