Govt to probe 'each and every' national in 'Panama Papers'


The government has set up a special panel to probe its nationals named in the "Panama Papers", the finance minister said On Monday while promising to investigate "each and every" Sri Lankan tax evader who may figure in the leaked documents.

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Showers or thunder showers island wide except North & East


Showers or thunder showers will occur at several places over most provinces except Northern and Eastern provinces today after 2.

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Prime Minister to meet Media Ministry Secretary today


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is set  to meet Media Ministry Secretary Nimal Bopage today.

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Prime Minister vows to strengthen economy


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday (May 01) vowed to  strengthen the economy, and develop the nation into a high income earning nation by 2020.

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Sri Lankan IT industry leverages niche appeal


    Consistently ranked as a top global destination for business process outsourcing (BPO) and IT, Sri Lanka’s tech services industry has grown substantially in recent years, with high expectations and ambitious targets going forward, according to the Oxford Business Group (OBG) Recent years have seen significant growth in Sri Lanka’s ICT revenues, particularly exports, given its limited domestic market.

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Eighteen rallies to mark 130th Labor Day


Political parties and trade unions have made arrangements to hold 18 rallies and 17 parades island-wide to mark the 130th Labor Day.

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SLFP May Day rally in Galle


President Sirisena in his May Day address said a firm  determination is needed to fulfill the aspirations of the people.

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Federal system not meant to divide Sri Lanka: Wigneswaran


Chief Minister of Northern Province Chief Minister CV Wigneswaran said that the long-sought federal system in the North and the East to devolve power will not lead to the division of the country.

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Govt partners with Cuba and El Salvador for trilateral cooperation to curb CKDu


President Maithripala Sirisena discussed with medical experts from Cuba and El Salvador regarding launching of a trilateral cooperation for eradication of Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology (CKDu).

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