Lanka establishes diplomatic relations with Principality of Andorra


Sri Lanka and the Principality of Andorra have formally established diplomatic relations following the signing of the Joint Communiqué on November 30, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

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US breaks ground on new Embassy in Colombo


In an important symbol of enduring friendship with Sri Lanka, U.

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Don't create unnecessary fear about ETCA; President


President Maithripala Sirisena requested everybody not to create unnecessary fears among the people on  Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement (ETCA), a proposed Indo-Lanka trade agreement to boost economic ties between two countries.

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Rakna Lanka Company to be liquidated


The Cabinet yesterday agreed to liquidate the Rakna Araksha Lanka Limited following consultations with the Attorney General when President Maithripala Sirisena presented a cabinet paper in his capacity as the Minister of Defense.

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Navy arrest 12 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing


Tweleve fishermen from Silawathurai who were engaged in suspicious scuba diving activities using unauthorized nets in the seas off Silawathurai arrested by Navy yesterday.

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Fire at Colombo Port leaves one dead


One person was killed and another suffered injuries after a fire broke out at the premises of the Colombo Port in the early hours of this morning.

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Pakistan mourns 47 killed in air crash, as investigators seek answers


  (REUTERS) Pakistan on Thursday mourned the 47 victims of its deadliest plane crash in four years, among them a famed-rockstar-turned-Muslim evangelist, two infants and three foreigners, as officials sought to pinpoint the cause of the disaster.

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Three-wheel driver fined Rs 25,000 for drunk driving


A three-wheel driver, resident at Aruppola, was found guilty of driving under the influence of liquor in the Kandy town without a driving licence and was fined Rs.

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