Shashi Weerawansa's passport, NIC missing


The passport and National Identity Card (NIC) of Shashi Weerawansa, which had been impounded by the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court, have gone missing, it emerged today.

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Mahindananda released on bail


The Colombo High Court today released former Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage on bail in connection with the case filed against him on charges of failing to disclose the source of funds used to purchase a house in Borella for Rs.

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President Sirisena meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull


Visiting President Maithripala Sirisena and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull met today and agreed to expand cooperation between the two countries in several areas, the government news portal reported.

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Mangala Samaraweera assumes duties as Minister of Finance and Media


New minister of Finance and Media Mangala Samaraweera took up duties today.

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Ravi assumes duties as new Foreign Affairs Minister


New Minister of Foreign Affairs Ravi Karunanayake resumed duties in his new role today in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo.

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Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga meets with Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina


  Former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has met Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina at her official residence, the Ganabhaban, Bangladeshi media reported.

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Earthslip warnings prompt evacuation of 58 families in Ratnapura


Fifty-eight families from two DS Divisions in Ratnapura, comprising 220 members were evacuated due to risk of earthslips last evening, officials at the Ratnapura District Secretariat said.

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India, Japan JV to set up LNG import terminal in Sri Lanka


India and Japan will join hands to set up a USD 250 million LNG import terminal in Sri Lanka, the first collaboration between the two to counter China’s growing influence in the Island nation.

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Heavy rains and strong winds during next 48 hours


The Met Department has issued a severe weather advisory warning of heavy rains and strong winds during the next 48 hours due to the onset of the South-West monsoon.

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