UNP asks President to sack Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe


The United National Party (UNP) has formally asked President Maithripala Sirisena in writing to remove Justice and Buddhasasana Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe from his post.

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NCPC approves 20th Amendment


The North Central Provincial Council (NCPC) today approved the proposed 20th Amendment to the Constitution.

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St John's Ambulance Brigade holds provincial camp in Galle


The provincial base camp of the St John's Ambulance Brigade was held recently at the Buona Vista College in Galle.

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Frenchman arrested at BIA with Buffalo skull, horns


A French tourist who tried to take a buffolo skull and two buffolo horns with him on a flight from the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) was taken into custody by Sri Lanka Customs officials today (22).

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ODEL opens new 10,000 sq. ft. area at Alexandra Place


  Fashion retail giant ODEL has added another 10,000 square feet to its flagship store at Alexandra Place, Colombo.

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Anti-SAITM fast continues in Fort


The continous fast commenced by the 'SAITM Virodhi Sisu Jana Viyaparaya' continues into its second day today.

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Dispute between Kapumahaththayas delays religious rites at Kataragama


Religious rites at the Ruhunu Kataragama Maha Devalaya were delayed this morning causing a tense situation among devotees.

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Sri Lanka to meet its current and future electricity demand by use of renewable energy by 2050


Sri Lanka would be able to meet its current and future electricity demand by use of renewable energy by 2050, according to a joint study by the UN Development Programme and Asian Development Bank, the Public Finance Report International reported.

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$500 mln Thai investment in Milleniya EPZ


Thailand’s Rojana Industrial Park Public Company Ltd will be investing US$ 500 million in the first and second phase of an Export Processing Zone in Milleniya, near Kalutara.

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Failed CIFL: New investor proposed but depositors wary


  Depositors at the failed Central Finance and Investment Ltd (CIFL) are still wary of investors being brought in, even with Central Bank (CB) sanction, because they have been let down many times in the past.

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North Korea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of US-South Korea drills


  North Korea warned Sunday that the upcoming US-South Korea military exercises are "reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war, " CNN reported.

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