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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Police seize 2500 Tramadol tablets


Police in Madampe have arrested a suspect with 2500 tablets of the banned opioid pain medication 'Tramadol.

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General Secretary of JNP resigns


General Secretary of the Jathika Nidahas Peramuna (JNP) Priyanjith Vitharana has resigned from his post.

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Interim injunction issued against gazette on LG bodies


The Court of Appeal today issued an interim injunction  preventing the implementation of the gazette notification on the delimitation of Local Government Councils till December 4.

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Powerful former SL official to be arrested?


A powerful official of the former Sri Lankan regime is likely to be arrested tomorrow (Wednesday), informed sources said on Tuesday night.

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Trains along upcountry line also delayed


Train services along the Upcountry Railway Line were disrupted today after the 'Podi Meike' train traveling from Badulla to Colombo derailed.

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Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau commences travel trade roadshows in Perth


The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) has commenced  a series of promotional events that will stretch across an entire week this month.

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Gamini Senarath and two others granted bail


The Colombo Fort Magistrate's Court today granted bail to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's Chief of Staff Gamini Senarath and two others who have been in remand custody since November 13 for allegedly misusing public funds approved by the Cabinet for a hotel project in 2012.

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BOI to establish effective one-stop shop to expedite FDI 


Sri Lanka’s Board of Investment (BOI) will facilitate Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into the country effectively by establishing an on-line one-stop shop with World Bank assistance by mid next year, BOI Chief Dumindra Ratnayaka said in Colombo.

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