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Sri Lanka’s first Social Innovation Lab to be established

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September 22, 2017 05:37 pm

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Research together with the United Nations Development Programme have come together to establish Sri Lanka’s first Social Innovat...


Mangala signs first Rs. 5000 note as Minister of Finance

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September 22, 2017 05:32 pm

The first Rs. 5000 note signed by Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera was presented to him yesterday by the CEO of De La Rue Holdings Plc, Martin Sutherland and the Regional...


Rauff Hakeem’s mother Hajara Rauff passes away

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September 22, 2017 04:39 pm

Leader of Sri Lanka Muslim congress (SLMC)  and Minister Rauff Hakeem's mother Rauff Hajara passed away this morning in Colombo, family said. She was 89 years old.&nbs...


US Under Secretary commends Lanka's rebuilding journey

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September 22, 2017 04:24 pm

US Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Thomas A. Shannon appreciated the political, social and economic rebuilding process of Sri Lanka which is currentky underway in the pos...


New resolution/enforcement Dept. at Central Bank

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September 22, 2017 12:08 pm

    A new department to handle Resolution and Enforcement is to be set up by the Central Bank (CB) early next year, CB sources told the media on F...


Firearms stolen from Wasgamuwa National Park's armory

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September 22, 2017 11:01 am

Police have launched an investigation after a complaint that several weapons including a T56 firearm have been stolen from the armory of the Department of Wildlife Conservation ...


Indian IS recruiter looking to brainwash youth from Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh via social media

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September 22, 2017 07:50 am

IS chief recruiter in India, tech-savvy al-Hindi has been operating on facebook and other personal messenger services to contact, brainwash and recruit the youth from Sri Lanka,...


EU pledges Rs.5.4 billion to support development in rural areas of Uva & Central Provinces

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September 21, 2017 05:48 pm

Aiming to make tangible improvements in the lives of some of Sri Lanka's poorest people, the European Union (EU) has pledged Rs. 5.4 billion (EUR 29.7 million) to reduce po...


U.S. Strategic Trade Enforcement Training for SL Customs Officials

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September 21, 2017 02:20 pm

The US Department of State’s Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program and the World Customs Organization (WCO) trained 34 Customs Officials from Sri ...


Woman arrested as police bust social media scam

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September 21, 2017 01:55 pm

A 64-year-old woman who allegedly defrauded people through a scheme conducted over Facebook has been arrested. Police Media Unit stated that the woman was arrested based on a co...


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Sri Lanka’s first Social Innovation Lab to be established

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Research together with the United Nations Development Programme have come together to establish Sri Lank...

22 September 2017 - Views : 175

Mangala signs first Rs. 5000 note as Minister of Finance

22 September 2017

Rauff Hakeem’s mother Hajara Rauff passes away

22 September 2017

US Under Secretary commends Lanka's rebuilding journey

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