Call 1919 for info on Free Wi-Fi service

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April 02, 2015 03:09 pm

The Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) of Sri Lanka was quoted in a statement as saying the public could call 1919 and obtain information as to how free Wi-F...

President to grant pardon to Sigiriya mirror wall scribbler

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April 02, 2015 03:03 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena is to grant a residential pardon today to Sinnathambi Utheny the girl who scribbled on the Sigiriya Mirror Wall with a sharp object, the governme...

India accedes request to help evacuate Lankans from Yemen

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April 02, 2015 01:46 pm

India has acceded to Sri Lanka's request to evacuate stranded Sri Lankans along with Indian nationals from strife-torn Yemen, the Indian media reports quoting a Foreign Ministry st...

Measure being taken to bring back stranded Lankans in Yemen

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April 02, 2015 12:14 pm

Urgent measures are being taken to have Sri Lankans stranded in Yemen brought back to the island in stages  with the assistance of Indian and Kenyan Embassies, an Official of th...

Manjula resigns from HNB Assurance, Lanka Hospitals CEO quits

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April 02, 2015 10:58 am

 Manjula de Silva, long-time Managing Director and CEO at HNB Assurance, has resigned from the company as of March 31. He has been replaced by Niranjan Manickam, as Acting CEO. ...

MP Tissa Karaliyadda resigns: Report

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April 02, 2015 10:02 am

Deputy Minister of Buddha Sasana and Democratic Governance MP Tissa Karaliyadda was quoted by local media as saying he has  resigned from his deputy ministerial portfolio. He w...

PM's office says clash with uni student and police unfortunate

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April 02, 2015 09:57 am

The Prime Minister's Office issued a statement to say the clash between the  Inter University Student Federation(IUSF) and the Police was regrettable. The statement reads as fo...

Ban on full-face helmet postponed

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April 01, 2015 05:43 pm

The Government has decided to postpone the proposed ban on full-face helmets that was to be executed from Thursday (April 2), to the month of May, Lankapuvath reported. The Depu...

Two soldiers and 28 others injured

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April 01, 2015 04:58 pm

Two soldiers were killed and 28 others were injured when an army truck collided with a passenger bus in the New Town, Ratnapura, today, Police said. The truck was transporting s...

Colombo equities up on fresh hopes at the start of a new month

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April 01, 2015 04:15 pm

  The Colombo bourse on Wednesday managed to recover to positive ground after six consecutive sessions of losses with analysts saying that the drop in T-Bill Yields had muc...

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