MOD revokes ban imposed on Eastern Province CM


The restrictions imposed on Eastern Province Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamed from entering any camps of the security forces have been lifted, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) announced today.

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Applications for grade one admissions called


The Education Ministry released instructions related to the admission of children to Grade one in government schools for next year.

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China to provide 15 mln yuan worth of relief supplies to Lanka


China will provide 15 million yuan (2.

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Amnesty period to return illegal firearms extended further


The Ministry of Defence has decided to announce another Amnesty Period to handover illegal firearms due to the public request.

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More rains expected island wide; Met


Showers or thunder showers will occur at times in the Western, North-Western, Southern, Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces, Department of Meteorology said in its today weather forecast.

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NBRO warns of more landslides if rains continue


The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) issued an fresh alert for landslide prone areas of landslides, rock falls, subsidence and cut slope failures.

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President assures national security is strengthened


President Maithripala Sirisena assured that national security of  Sri Lanka has been further strengthened  and it has not weakened in any way  as claimed by certain groups.

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State Secretary of Norway to visit SL


State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, Tore Hattrem, will be in the island from  May 31 to June 2, Foreign Affairs ministry said.

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Japan extends Yen 38 billion ODA assistance to Lanka


Japanese Prime Minister offered a Yen 38 million ODA loan to Sri Lanka for water purification projects for Kidney diseases and establishment of electricity transmission lines connecting the entire country.

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