New Army Commander assumes office

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February 23, 2015 02:37 pm

The new army commander Lieutenant General Krishantha de Silva was sworn in to his new position today. Lieutenant General Krishantha de Silva was appointed as the new army comma...

New Army commander assumes duties

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February 23, 2015 02:17 pm

Major General Krishantha De Silva has assumed duties as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Army today morning, army said. Major General A.W.J. Chrishantha De Silva was appointed...

Top Malaysian envoy to ring CSE bell on Thursday

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February 23, 2015 02:15 pm

    Special Envoy of the Malaysian Government Dato’ Seri Utama S. Samy Vellu will participate at the market opening ceremony of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) on Thursday, ...

Wimal goes to CID

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February 23, 2015 01:14 pm

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) recorded a statement from National Freedom Front (NFF) Leader and former Minister Wimal Weerawansa today over a complaint lodged by Kad...

38 injured in Dambulla accident

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February 23, 2015 01:05 pm

Atleast 38 persons admitted to Dambulla hospital following an accident between a bus and two lorries at Digampathaha in Sigiriya, police said. The bus collided head on with the ...

Cricket: Royal-Thomian Past Cricketers’ Dinner on March 11

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February 23, 2015 12:00 pm

The 25th annual Royal-Thomian Past Cricketers’ Dinner will be held on March 11 from 7.30pm at the Atrium Lobby of Cinnamon Grand Colombo.   Past cricketers who have re...

Ranil alleges Australia over ‘price of boats deal’

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February 23, 2015 11:33 am

Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, claims the Australian government’s silence on alleged human rights abuses was the price it paid to secure co-operation from the former Rajap...

Resetting relations with the US, India and China : PM in NY Times interview

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February 23, 2015 11:22 am

In an interview with the New York Times Prime Minister Ranil Wickrememsinghe said  he had managed to help reset relations with the United States, India and China and had only jus...

President pledges to ensure religious freedom in the country

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February 23, 2015 11:22 am

President Maithripala Sirisena assured that as pledged during the Presidential Elections, an environment will be created where all communities can live in peace and harmony. The...

Over 4000 Indian devotees to attend Katchatheevu festival

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February 23, 2015 10:29 am

Over 4000 Indian devotees are expected to attend the annual feast of the St Anthony's Church in Katchatheevu Island this year. The annual St. Antony's Church festival at Katchathe...

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