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Japanese experst hand over report on Meethotamulla to President Sirisena

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April 24, 2017 02:27 pm

The team of Japanese Experts who investigated the Meethotamulla dumpsite has presented their report to President Maithripala Sirisena today  (April 24) at the Presiden...


Petroleum Minister calls for meeting with Unions to end strike

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April 24, 2017 01:01 pm

Minister of Petroleum Resources Chandima Weerakkody has summoned a meeting of trade unions to end the strike by Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) trade unions today afternoon a...


New Chairperson at the NCPA

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April 24, 2017 12:58 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed . Marini De Livera, Attorney – at – Law as the rity (NCPA), the  government news portal reported The Former...


Hindu Makkal Katchi oppose Modi's visit to Sri Lanka

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April 24, 2017 11:32 am

 Accusing the Sri Lankan government of suppressing Hinduism and following a policy of Buddhist chauvinism,  Hindu Makkal Katchi leader Arjun Sampath  opposed the ...


CPC unions threatening strike over alleged Trinco deal

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April 24, 2017 11:18 am

Several Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) trade unions are threatening to launch an island-wide strike  against an alleged decision by the government to sign an agreement ...


Meethotamulla: Early debate not possible

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April 23, 2017 11:43 am

  Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday told the ‘Joint Opposition’ Parliamentary Group leader Dinesh Gunawardena that an early debate in Par...


Ministerial committee to decide on LNG plants, refineries and cement plants

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April 23, 2017 11:38 am

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Management (CCEM) has appointed an eight-member ministerial subcommittee to “draft an overall policy” on constructing, locating and...


Rs.50,000 for families to move out of Meethotamulla

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April 21, 2017 06:55 pm

The Government would pay a month allowance of Rs.50,000 for three months for families in Meethotamulla until they are provided with full compensation or new houses. The allowanc...


China launches first cargo spacecraft as part of space station goal

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April 21, 2017 06:00 pm

(REUTERS) China launched its first cargo spacecraft on Thursday, taking another step towards its goal of establishing a permanently manned space station by 2022. Pr...


Prime Minister Wickremesinghe to visit India next week

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April 21, 2017 01:33 pm

Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickermesinghe will  visit India from April 25 ahead of  Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the country. During Mr....


 

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Japanese experst hand over report on Meethotamulla to President Sirisena

The team of Japanese Experts who investigated the Meethotamulla dumpsite has presented their report to President Maithripala Sirisena today &n...

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Petroleum Minister calls for meeting with Unions to end strike

24 April 2017

New Chairperson at the NCPA

24 April 2017

Hindu Makkal Katchi oppose Modi's visit to Sri Lanka

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