SLT workers vow to picket demanding annual bonus    

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Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) workers will launch an agitation campaign from Monday if the top management fails to fullfill their demands by tomorrow (Friday 14), trade unions of the telecom provider warned.

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Six new Ministry Secretaries appointed

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President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed six new Ministry Secretaries, the Presidential Media Division (PMD) stated.

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Updated: SLT CEO quitting in three months  

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  Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) Group CEO Dileepa Wijesundera tendered his resignation on Wednesday stating that he will step-down from the post in March next year, official sources said.

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UN advises Australia to not deport Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seeker

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The UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) has advised the Australian Government that a Sri Lankan  man held in immigration detention in Australia and in danger of imminent deportation, should not be returned to Sri Lanka.

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Group of JO members pledged support to President

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A group of memebers attached to Joint Opposition (JO) including former Chairman of Deraniyagala Pradeshiya Sabha, Anura Kuruppu and its Deputy Chairman, L.

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Seven fishermen held for illegal fishing

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Seven persons engaged in illegal fishing activities at two separate locations were arrested by the Navy yesterday.

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Train services return to normal

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Train services have returned to normal this morning after a group of railway trade unions ended their week-long strike, the Railway Main Control Room stated.

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Cabinet agrees on minimum qualification to study medicine

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The cabinet has agreed to prescribe the minimum qualification to study medicine in a Lankan university as two credit passes and one simple pass at the GCE (A/L) exam in one sitting for subjects Chemistry, Physics and Biology.

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Sri Lanka permits private sector to import coconut kernels

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In a desperate move towards tackling the shortage of coconuts and the skyrocketing of its prices, the government has permitted the private sector to import coconut kernels, official sources said.

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'Tallest Christmas Tree' certificate of recognition from Guinness World Records presented to Prime Minister

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The “world’s tallest Christmas tree” that Sri Lanka built last year under the aegis of the Ports and Shipping Minister Arjuna Ranatunga and which was entered initially into the wrong category to be evaluated  by  the Guinness World Records has  received its certification.

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Malaysian Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka on December 17

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Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will undertake a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka starting from 17 December, the Malaysian Foreign Ministry said in a statement today.

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