Supreme Court issues notice on Lankaenews editor


The Supreme Court today issued notice on Lankaenews Editor Sandaruwan Senadheera to appear before court on March 3 over contempt of court charges.

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Talks ongoing to offer Trincomalee port to India : Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka


Speaking to The Hindu on the sidelines of the Raisina Dialogue  Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, Colombo’s Minister of Regional Development, said  the decision on offering the Trincomalee port to India will be taken soon.

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PeaceAir offers to take SriLankan Airlines and Mattala Airport – lock, stock and barrel!


PeaceAir, an aviation company owned by Sri Lankan businessman Gamini Wettasinghe, is to announce a combined offer to the government: acquiring a major stake in SriLankan Airlines, Mihin Air and also offering to run and manage the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017   - 148   - 0 MORE

Customs to donate bio diversity articles to universities


Following a request  made by Universities the  Biodiversity Cultural and National Heritage Protection Branch (BCNP) of Sri Lanka Customs is planning to organise an event to donate forfeited sea shells, corals, preserved butterfly frames and other bio diversity articles.

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SL to ban trawl fishing by mechanized boats


Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, Mahinda Amaraweera will present a bill in Parliament to ban trawl fishing operations using mechanized boats within Sri Lankan territorial waters.

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Steps taken to manage water supply facilities


The Government is taking several measures to manage water supply facilities in view of the prevailing dry spell in the country.

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Govt. to take over land leased for VOA station


The Government will take over a land in the Iranawila area in Puttalam that has been leased to the US Embassy in 1991.

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Man shot dead in Homagama


A 34-year-old individual has been shot dead by unidentified assailants on Pitipana Road in Homagama this afternoon.

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China to build 100 houses for landslide disaster victims


A housing project funded by the Chinese Government for those rendered displaced by last year's Samasara Hill landslide disaster in Aranayaka was officially launched on Monday (16).

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