Federal system not meant to divide Sri Lanka: Wigneswaran

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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

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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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New IGP called on President

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Senior DIG Pujith Jayasundara who assumed duties as the 34th Inspector General of Police (IGP) called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s Official Residence today.

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Protest demands new probe of journalist's killing

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Hundreds of journalists and media rights activists protested on Friday to demand Sri Lanka's new government start a fresh investigation into the abduction and killing of a prominent ethnic Tamil journalist 11 years ago, during the country's civil war.

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1200 Lankan fishermen held in five years

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About 1,000 Sri Lankan fishermen were arrested by the Coast Guard in the last five years on charges of illegally entering and fishing in Indian waters, a senior official said on Thursday.

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Showers expected except North and East

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Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over most provinces except Northern and Eastern provinces, after 2.

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IMF approves $1.5 mln loan for Sri Lanka

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reached agreement with the Sri Lanka government for a US$1.

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President says Jaya's remarks on Tamil Eelam, a poll ploy

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President Maithripala Sirisena has termed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s statement on Tamil Eelam as an election ploy, the Hindu reported.

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SriLankan Airlines passengers offloaded in Changi Airport after box containing butane torch caught fire

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A SriLankan Airlines flight made to return to Changi Airport for "security reasons" two weeks ago did so because a checked-in box had caught fire, injuring a baggage handler, said the police in a statement on Thursday (April 28), the Straits Times reported.

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