New Batticaloa DS assumes duties


The new Batticaloa District Secretary, M.

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JO hands in No Confidence Motion on Faiszer Musthapha


MPs from the Joint Opposition have handed over a No Confidence Motion against Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faiszer Musthapha.

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High powered Chinese team at Chinese products fair in Colombo


A high powered delegation from China participated at the launch of the China Products Exhibition held at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre on Wednesday.

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Harsha apologises for ‘illegal’ Colombo constructions


A Sri Lankan minister, during an international conference this week in Colombo, was sincerely apologetic and sad to note that one of the main causes for floods is corruption among some local politicians.

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Central Bank cancels troubled CIFL licence 


The licence issued to troubled Central Investment and Finance (CIFL) has been cancelled on an order by the Central Bank’s Monetary Board, the Colombo Stock Exchange was notified on Thursday.

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Japanese national arrested with Kerala Ganja and Heroin


A Japanese national has been taken into custody by police in Midigama, Weligama for alleged possession of Kerala Ganja and Heroin.

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Police seize illegal timber stock after chase


A stock of teak logs valued at about Rs 500, 000 being transported by a lorry were taken into custody by police in Chilaw yesterday (22) after a chase.

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Prime Minister Wickremesinghe to meet Modi


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, days ahead of the joint venture between China Merchants Port Holding Company and Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) starts operations of Hambantota Harbour on December 8.

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NASA Space Station to be visible from Lankan skies


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)’s International Space Station will be visible to the naked eye at 6:25 p.

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President Sirisena's visit to South Korea to mark 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations


President Sirisena  will visit South Korea next week on a tour that will mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

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Galle town flooded due to heavy rain


Torrential rains which fell for two hours left many roads in Galle town flooded last evening (21), the Galle Disaster Management Center said.

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