Ambassador Samantha Power concludes visit to Lanka


Ambassador Samantha Power, Permanent Representative of the USA to the United Nations left  the country today after a three  day visit, Foreign Affairs ministry said.

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U.S. lauds Lanka government on post-war reconciliation


The United States has praised Sri Lanka's new government for speeding up efforts towards reconciliation with ethnic minority Tamils after a separatist civil war which lasted nearly three decades and killed tens of thousands of people.

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EU concerned over attacks on SL students, other issues


The European Union on Tuesday expressed concern over the recent attacks on undergraduates and other incidents as issues towards regaining trade concessions.

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Colombo bourse erases post-budget gains


  The Colombo bourse plunged on Tuesday erasing the post-budget gains triggered by a the sell-off in the banking stocks.

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More focus on renewable energy generation: President Sirisena


President Maithripala Sirisena said today that the contribution of the state sector as well as private sector in the programs to achieve the progress in the field of renewable energy, is essential.

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Three estate workers attacked by leopard in Hatton


Three workers were injured today when a leopard attacked them while working in a tea garden in Protock estate, Hatton.

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Train services back to normal


Evening train service will run as scheduled, Railways General Manger Vijaya Amaratunga said today.

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Ministers reject Avant Garde claims; urged IGP to probe


Three cabinet ministers yesterday wrote to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to probe into the allegations levelled by the chairman of Avant Garde security company against them.

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Sale of Basil’s election office prohibited


The Gampaha Chief Magistrate today issued an order prohibiting the sale or transfer of a land plot with building located at Oruthota, Gampaha, which was used by former minister Basil Rajapaksa as an election office during the last presidential election.

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