SriLankan Airlines announces changes in flight timings owing to closure of Indian airspace


Due to an experimental flight launched by India and closure of the Indian airspace on  April 27  the arrival and departure timings of a few SriLankan Airlines flights will be changed, a statement from the airline said.

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Govt goes ahead joint venture of Trinco oil tanks with India; Rajitha


Co- Cabinet Spokesman Dr Rajitha Senaratne said that the government has decided to go ahead with the joint venture with the Indian government on leasing the oil storage tanks in Trincomalee.

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Sri Lanka’s former CJ Sripavan on ComBank board


Sri Lanka’s recently retired chief justice, K.

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No danger of explosion at Meethotamulla - Champika


There is no danger of an explosion occuring on the site of the Meethotamulla garbage dump, Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka insisted today.

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Navy–Indian Coast Guard facilitate repatriation of 7 Lankan fishermen


Navy facilitated the repatriation of seven Sri Lankan fishermen who were arrested by the Indian Coast Guard for trespassing into Indian territorial waters, a statement from Navy said.

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Meethotamulla victims given houses


President Maithripala Sirisena handed over the title deeds to another 65 victims of the Meethotamulla tragedy under the second phase of the programme to provide houses for the displaced persons, whose houses were completely destroyed due to the collapse of a section of the Meethotamulla garbage dump, at the Ministry of Disaster Management Auditorium, yesterday.

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Sri Lankan Cabinet agrees to ‘certain’ EU GSP+ conditions


Sri Lanka’s Cabinet is learnt to have approved ‘certain’ conditions laid out by the European Union (EU) ahead of a crucial vote tomorrow (Thursday) on securing GSP+ concessions.

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President chairs discussion on streamlining waste management


President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the relevant officials to pay a monthly allowance of Rs.

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IPU Chief says President is an inspiration to parliamentary democracies


President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Saber Chowdhury said President Maithripala Sirisena has given an inspiration to all those who work to strengthen parliamentary democracies in the world.

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