Uva Chief Minister granted bail

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Uva Chief Minister Chamara Sampath Dassanayaka, who had surrendered to the Badulla Police over charges of forcing a school principal to kneel before him, has been granted bail.

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Singapore and Sri Lanka, dismissing protests, sign free trade agreement

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Singapore and Sri Lanka signed a free trade agreement (FTA) on Tuesday in Colombo despite strong objections from professional groups in Sri Lanka.

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Bond Commission and PRECIFAC reports tabled in Parliament

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The reports of the Bond Commission and that of the Commission of Inquiry into large scale fraud and corruption (PRECIFAC) were tabled in Parliament a short while ago.

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LG Elections: SC rejects SLPP petition

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The Supreme Court today rejected a petition filed by the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) over the rejection of its nomination lists for several Local Government bodies.

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Lotus Road closed due to protest

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Galle Face Entry Road has been closed from Lotus Roundabout due to a protest being conducted by Government Valuation officials.

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Uva Chief Minister surrenders to police

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Uva Province Chief Minister Chamara Sampath Dassanayake, who is accused of forcing a school principal to kneel before him, has surrendered to the Badulla Police this morning.

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Errant estates given three months to clean up their act

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Estates suspected of producing tea with unusually high chemical residues have been given three months to clean up their act, authoritative sources said yesterday.

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Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong begins official visit

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Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday  for a three-day official visit at the invitation of President Maithripala Sirisena.

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Researchers reveal beehive fences could help keep elephants at bay

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For the first time, researchers have revealed that elephants in Sri Lanka could be scared off  by honey bees, much like their African counterparts.

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Reports of the Bond Commission and the Commission of Inquiry to be presented in Parliament

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The reports of the Bond Commission and the Commission of Inquiry appointed to probe into serious acts of fraud and corruption will be presented to  Parliament today.

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Sri Lanka picked to host World Health Day 2018

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  Sri Lanka has been given the honour of hosting this year’s globally, recognized World Health Day.

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