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Sriyani Wijewickrama sworn in as State Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government

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December 15, 2017 11:51 am

Digamadulla district UPFA Parliamentarian Sriyani Wijewickrama was sworn in as the State Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government before President Maithripala Sirise...


Sri Lanka joins global landmine ban

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December 15, 2017 11:22 am

Sri Lanka joined the international treaty banning antipersonnel landmines on December 13, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. “Sri Lanka’s accession should spur o...


IndiGo announces Colombo as 8th international destination

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December 15, 2017 11:12 am

IndiGo, India’s largest and fastest growing airline, has announced Colombo as its eighth international and 49th overall destination on its 6E network, TradeArabia New...


Australian Border Force officials return 29 Sri Lankan asylum seekers

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December 15, 2017 11:04 am

Australian Border Force officials have returned 29 Sri Lankan asylum seekers by plane after their unseaworthy boat was detected off the West Australian coast, AAP reported. ...


Expect neighbours to keep our concerns in mind: Indian foreign ministry

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December 15, 2017 10:52 am

India on Thursday said it hoped its South Asian neighbours will be sensitive to its concerns, these comments come in the wake of China making increasing inroads in its periphery...


Russia restricts tea supplies from Sri Lanka after finding beetle

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December 15, 2017 08:02 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will place temporary restrictions on imports of all agricultural products from Sri Lanka, including tea, from Dec. 18, the Russian agricultural safety ...


SLT workers vow to picket demanding annual bonus    

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December 14, 2017 02:51 pm

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) workers will launch an agitation campaign from Monday if the top management fails to fullfill their demands by tomorrow (Friday 14), trade unions of the ...


Six new Ministry Secretaries appointed

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December 14, 2017 01:08 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed six new Ministry Secretaries, the Presidential Media Division (PMD) stated. Accordingly, Jagath P. Wijeweera has been appoin...


Updated: SLT CEO quitting in three months  

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December 14, 2017 12:22 pm

  Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) Group CEO Dileepa Wijesundera tendered his resignation on Wednesday stating that he will step-down from the post in March next year, official...


UN advises Australia to not deport Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seeker

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December 14, 2017 11:56 am

The UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) has advised the Australian Government that a Sri Lankan  man held in immigration detention in Australia and in danger of imminent dep...


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Sriyani Wijewickrama sworn in as State Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government

Digamadulla district UPFA Parliamentarian Sriyani Wijewickrama was sworn in as the State Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government befor...

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Sri Lanka joins global landmine ban

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IndiGo announces Colombo as 8th international destination

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Australian Border Force officials return 29 Sri Lankan asylum seekers

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