MS appointed as SLFP Chairman

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January 16, 2015 04:58 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena has been appointed as the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) by the Central Committee of the party  today. This move comes after form...

Colombo shares drop on retail profit taking

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January 16, 2015 03:39 pm

    The Colombo share market on Friday dipped on the back of retail profit taking stemmed by still simmering political developments despite the election of a new president,...

Boxing: Dian Gomes recognised with award for contribution to sport

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January 16, 2015 02:43 pm

Boxing promoter Dian Gomes was recently felicitated at the Sports Management and Leadership Awards 2014, recognising sports achievements across Africa and Asia.   &n...

U-19 Rugby: Central Province Schools 7s called off

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January 16, 2015 02:27 pm

The Inter-Schools Rugby Sevens organised by the Central Province Schools Rugby Association has been called off indefinitely according to reliable sources.   The tourname...

National Executive Council holds first meeting

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January 16, 2015 02:04 pm

The National Executive Council, set up to strengthen democracy, met for the first time yesterday at the Presidential Secretariat to discuss the necessary reforms proposed in Sri La...

No more cutouts of MS

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January 16, 2015 02:01 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued orders to remove all cutouts and banners with his image publicly displayed island wide, the Presidential secretariat announced. The Pre...

Ranil assumes duties

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January 16, 2015 01:59 pm

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe assumed duties at his office in Temple Trees today morning following a religious ceremony. Meanwhile Mr Wickremesinghe has decided to meet th...

MR confirms handing over of leadership to President Maithripala

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January 16, 2015 01:32 pm

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has confirmed he is handing over the leadership of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) to President Maithripala Sirisena. Here is the full text...

SriLankan Airlines cancels flights to Mattala with immediate effect

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January 16, 2015 12:06 pm

  SriLankan Airlines has cancelled operating flights to the Hambantota International Airport at Mattala with immediate effect, officials said on Friday. The flights were cancell...

Ruwan assumes duties as State Minister of Defense

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January 16, 2015 11:29 am

The United National Party (UNP) Gampaha district Parliamentarian Ruwan Wijewardene assumed duties as the State Minister of Defence at the ministry  today. He took his oath at t...

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