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Deputy Minister Arundika Fernando at FCID

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June 27, 2017 12:05 pm

Deputy Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Arundika Fernando is currently at the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID).  ...


Court bans two protests on SAITM issue

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June 27, 2017 11:50 am

The Colombo Chief Magistrate has banned two protest scheduled to take place in Colombo today regarding the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM). One ...


Jetty roof blown off less than six months after completion

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June 27, 2017 11:33 am

A sudden strong gust of wind had uprooted the roof of a jetty housing fishing boats at Aluthwatta in Chilaw on Sunday (25) less than six months after its completion. R...


Protest against Uma Oya Project tomorrow

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June 27, 2017 10:50 am

The Organization to safeguard Uma Oya is planning to hold a massive public protest tomorrow (28) in Bandarawela town over the Government's alleged inaction to assist those w...


Unions launch Indefinite postal strike

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June 27, 2017 10:24 am

Postal services throughout the country have been affected from this morning after postal trade unions launched an indefinite strike from midnight yesterday.  Accord...


Sri Lankans from Christmas Island sent to Colombo overnight via Australian Govt. chartered jet

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June 26, 2017 03:24 pm

The return of Sri Lankans from Christmas Island to Colombo overnight on an Australian  government charter jet has fuelled speculation that Australian Border Force  int...


AirAsia faces fresh probe after troubled Perth-Kuala Lumpur flight

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June 26, 2017 02:39 pm

The "technical issue" responsible for causing a mid-air drama on an AirAsia X flight from Perth to Kuala Lumpur was just the latest safety incident involving...


In pictures : Muslim devotees in the North celebrate the end of Ramadan

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June 26, 2017 02:35 pm

Muslim devotees across the world are took part in Eid al-Fitr celebrations to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan on Sunday. The festivities traditi...


Scottish woman whose young Lankan husband was killed appeals for funds to get back home

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June 26, 2017 10:51 am

A Scottish woman whose Sri Lankan husband was murdered is appealing for funds so she can return home to Edinburgh, a foreign publication reported. The following acc...


SAITM administrative structure to change, to operate as a joint venture between Govt and private sector

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June 26, 2017 10:19 am

The government is to take action to change the administrative structure of  SAITM and have the institute operate as a joint project between the government and private secto...




 

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Deputy Minister Arundika Fernando at FCID

Deputy Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs Arundika Fernando is currently at the Police Financial Crimes Investigation ...

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Court bans two protests on SAITM issue

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Jetty roof blown off less than six months after completion

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Protest against Uma Oya Project tomorrow

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