GMOA decides to continue strike action


The Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) says that the island-wide strike launched from 8.

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Rajapaksa in Pakistan, delivers lecture on 'Sri Lanka’s Struggle for Peace and its Lessons for Pakistan'


Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa who was in Pakistan yesterday delivered a lecture organised by the Center for Research and Security Studies (CRSS) and Global Village Space (GVS).

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Lanka Sathosa network to cross 400 branch milestone island wide


With total branch network edged to 380, Lanka Sathosa is preparing to cross the 400 branch milestone in near future, Ministry of Industry and Commerce said while adding despite nine outlets hit by recent floods, Lanka Sathosa continued its disaster relief assistance successfully braving the situation.

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Sri Lanka & Republic Korea discusses expansion of economic cooperation


Sri Lanka and Republic Korea discussed expansion of economic cooperation between the two countries with investment opportunities for Korean companies in Sri Lanka along with issues of mutual interest during a high level meeting between Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweer and newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Strategy and Finance of the Republic of Korea Kim Dong-yeon last week, a statement from Srilankan embassy in Seoul said.

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GTF reiterates its call for participation of foreign judges in transitional justice processes


The Global Tamil Forum (GTF), largest Tamil diaspora body reiterated its call for the inclusion of international judges in Sri Lanka’s transitional justice processes in the wake of a  UN report that was critical of country's judicial system.

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In pictures: GMOA strike hits health services


The strike launched by the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) crippled health services in many parts of the country today.

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Severe drinking water shortage in Kilinochchi


The prevailing dry weather conditions in the north of the country has created a severe drinking water shortage in the Kilinochchi district.

Thursday, June 22, 2017   - 8   - 0 MORE

US raises concerns over attacks on religious places


The United States (US) raised concerns over the recent attacks on religious places particularly mosques and Muslim owned business in the country.

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Right of Reply: “Qatar crisis: Lanka unlikely to be affected much”


Qatar Airways has sent a clarification to the article titled “Qatar crisis: Lanka unlikely to be affected” which was published in Business Times on Sunday June 11 and which also appeared in the online edition.

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