Railway Unions protest continues 6th day;employees told to report to work today


A five-member ministerial committee headed by Minister Sarath Amunugama has been appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to look into the grievances of the protesting railway employees, Presidential Secretariat said.

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Three top members of National Freedom Front join SLFP


Three top leaders of National Freedom Front including Deputy leader Weerakumara Dissanayake, NFF National Organizer Piyasiri Wijeynayake and its member of North-Central Provincial Council P.

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Lord Naseby chides British HC and FCO


Lord Naseby has hit back at the British High Commission in Colombo that tried to circumvent the evidence emanating from the despatches of its own Defence Attache' that rejected the highly inflated figures of civilian deaths in the last months of the anti-LTTE war.

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China donates another 1000 tons of rice to Lankan drought victims


Sri Lanka on Monday received the second consignment of 1,000 tons of rice from China, to be distributed to the drought struck victims in the island country, Xinhua reported.

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President requests protesting railway employees to return to work


President Maithripala Sirisena requested all train drivers and other railway staff who are on strike to report for duty taking into consideration the difficulties faced by school children who sit for exam and the general public.

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27 TN fishermen arrested by Navy for poaching in Lankan waters


Twenty-seven Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters early today, an official said.

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Lankan maid in Sharjah steals employer´s necklace, gets caught after Facebook post


A Sri Lankan maid in Sharjah who allegedly stole her employer's gold necklace was caught after she posted a photo on Facebook showed her wearing it, a Sharjah court has heard.

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Study finds nearly 50% of Lankan doctors unaware of autism symptoms


A recent study carried out  to assess doctors' knowledge of diagnostic features and co-morbidities of childhood autism in a tertiary care hospital has found that around 50% of  Sri Lankan doctors were unaware of some of the signs and symptoms of it, News Medical LifeSciences reported.

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Eight railway trade unions to return to work


Eight railway unions which were on strike have decided to report back to work.

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Indian Air Force Air Chief meets PM Wickremesinghe


Indian Air Force Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa,  met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe  during a meeting in Colombo yesterday.

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India’s powerful Murugappa Group invest in Lanka’s bicycle sector


TI Cycles of India, one of the leading bicycle manufacturers in India and part of the Murugappa Group, has signed an agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Sri Lankan bicycle maker Creative Cycles (Pvt) Ltd and Great Cycles (Pvt) Ltd.

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