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Farmers threaten to march on Colombo in two weeks

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May 24, 2017 03:55 pm

The All Island Federation of Farmers (AIFF) today warned that Government that farmers would descend on Colombo if the Government failed to provide farmers compensation whic...


Tear gas, water cannon used on Anti-SAITM protest

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May 24, 2017 03:12 pm

Police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse a protest demonstration against the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) in Colombo Fort a short while ago....


President condemns Manchester attack in UK

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May 24, 2017 03:04 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena condemned terrorist attack on a Manchester musical concert, that claimed the lives of 22 civilians and several others were injured yesterday. ...


President Sirisena receives warm welcome in Canberra

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May 24, 2017 02:14 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Canberra this morning (May 24) commencing a three-day state visit on the invitation of the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. ...


Commercial Bank offers e-FDs online

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May 24, 2017 01:25 pm

      Sri Lanka's Commercial Bank is offering online, Electronic Fixed Deposits (e-FDs) in both local and foreign currencies. ...


Six Indian fishermen arrested for poaching

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May 24, 2017 12:16 pm

Six Indian fishermen who were allegedly poaching in Sri Lanka's territorial waters have been arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy. The suspects were arrested north of Kovilan yest...


CB Governor’s comments on ‘bubble’ excessive, says condo builder

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May 24, 2017 11:34 am

  Sri Lankan condo industry officials are reacting strongly to a comment by Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy that the industry is getting overheated w...


Two faculties at Ruhuna Uni closed over student clashes

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May 24, 2017 11:21 am

Two faculties of the Ruhuna University were temporarily closed down yesterday after a clash between two student groups, the University's Vice-Chancellor Dr. A.M.N. Alagiyawa...


Three bench trial-at-bar to hear Vidya murder case

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May 24, 2017 10:47 am

Chief Justice Priyasath Dep yesterday appointed a three member trial-at-bar at the Jaffna High Court to hear the case into the gang rape and murder of Sivalokananthan Vidya...


Mawanella earth embankment collapse: Death toll rises to two

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May 24, 2017 10:24 am

The number of those killed following the earth embankment collapse in Mawanella yesterday has risen to two after another individual succumbed to his injuries. Three work...




 

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Farmers threaten to march on Colombo in two weeks

The All Island Federation of Farmers (AIFF) today warned that Government that farmers would descend on Colombo if the Government failed to pro...

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Tear gas, water cannon used on Anti-SAITM protest

24 May 2017

President condemns Manchester attack in UK

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President Sirisena receives warm welcome in Canberra

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