President invites media to keep attacking him


President Maithripala Sirisena today invited the media to keep attacking him further, stating that such attacks signify the prevalence of media freedom in the country.

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Indian Foreign Secretary meets Minister Samaraweera


Secretary to the Ministry of External Affairs of India Dr.

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Deaths of Jaffna uni students: Harthal underway in North


A Harthal organized to protest the recent deaths of two Jaffna University students is currently underway in the Northern province.

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Mahela and Sanga named as EU envoys for women's rights


The European Union (EU)  named Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene as envoy's of women's rights with a special focus on ending Violence Against Women (VAW).

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Sarath Weerawansa remanded till Nov. 07


Sarath Weerawansa,  brother of former minister Wimal Weerawansa, was remanded by Colombo Fort Magistrate  this morning until November 07.

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UN looking to move into long-term developmental and policy support


United Nations resident coordinator Una McCauley speaking at a ceremony to mark 71 years of the United Nations said the UN needs to move away from immediate humanitarian engagements into developmental and policy support.

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Jaffna Uni students protest over student deaths


Students from the Jaffna University are protesting outside the Jaffna District Secretariat.

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IUSF to join in protests over Jaffna Uni student deaths


The Inter University Student’s Federation is to join in the protests over  the deaths of two Jaffna University students in universities around the island, local media reported.

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Public sector working hours to be revised soon


Public sector employees working hours in Sri Lanka are likely to be changed to 9.

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