Germany to provide one million Euro for humanitarian aid in Sri Lanka

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German Foreign Minister Steinmeier pledged financial support of one million euros to the Sri Lankan Government  to help it deal with the aftermath of the severe storms of recent days, a statement from the Federal Foreign Office said.

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Wigneswaran takes over three ministerial portfolios

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Northern Province Chief Minister C.

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Pandols bring color to Vesak

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Despite the difficulties brought on by the inclement weather, colorful pandols were still seen in many areas of Colombo and its suburbs during Vesak.

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FCID grills Lalith Weeratunga

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Former Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunga is currently being questioned by the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) over funds allocated for  medical services to a former minister.

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Presidential Task Force on Disaster Management meets

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President Maithripala Sirisena headed the meeting of the Presidential Task Force to manage recovery from the recent natural disaster outbreak and to normalize the livelihood living hood of the victims of the disaster, yesterday at the Presidential Secretariat.

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Indian & Sri Lanka Navies conduct health camps for people affected by floods

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A series of health camps were conducted by the Medical Officers along with Medical Assistants of the Sri Lanka Navy in Biyagama, Wellampitiya, Malwana, Mapitigama, Orugodawatta, Kaduwela and Awissawella areas from May 20 to 22, in order to look into the health status of people who were affected by floods.

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South-west monsoon condition has established over the island; Met

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The Department of Meteorology said that since South-west monsoon condition has established over the island, the sea area will be rough at times as the winds can strengthen up to 60kmph at times.

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Singapore giving US$100,000 in flood relief to Sri Lanka

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 Singapore said yesterday that it will contribute US$100,000 (S$138,000) in support of immediate relief efforts in Sri Lanka where hundreds of thousands of people were forced into shelters after major floods hit the island, the Straits Times reported.

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Lankan man, son to be deported home from Pakistan

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Nine months after remaining stranded in Pakistan, Abdul Majeed Zaheer and his son hope to be reunited with their family in Sri Lanka very soon.

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