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Train services to Colombo delayed

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July 18, 2018 11:30 am

Train commuters traveling to Colombo were severely inconvenienced this morning after the Badulla Night Mail train broke down at Ambeypussa due to a technical fault, sparking sev...


UNHCR urges Australia to end separation of Lankan refugee family

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July 17, 2018 07:59 pm

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is alarmed by a separation of a Sri Lankan refugee family in Sydney by the Government of Australia, a statement from the UN Agency said today. The ...


President arrives in Georgia to attend the Open Government Partnership Summit

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July 17, 2018 07:53 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Gerogia to attend the 5th Session of Open Government Partnership this morning, President Media Unit said. He arrived in the Shota R...


Navy rescues two Indian fishermen stranded in the sea

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July 17, 2018 07:51 pm

The crew of a Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command, rescued the lives of two Indian fishermen who were drifting in the sea, yesterday, Navy said. Sai...


Sri Lanka wins historic export judgment in US Court  

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July 17, 2018 06:26 pm

Sri Lanka has won the its first-ever revocation of countervailing duty imposed in the US for a Lankan export, thanks to the continued pursuit of the Department of Commerce of Sr...


Aging population in Sri Lanka is on the increase

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July 17, 2018 06:16 pm

Sri Lanka is experiencing an ageing population like many Western countries in Europe where life expectancy has grown from 71 - 75 years which is higher than the neighbouring ...


Welikada incident: Rangajeewa and Lamahewa further remanded

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July 17, 2018 03:08 pm

IP Neomal Rangajeewa and former Prisons Commissioner General Emil Ranjan Lamahewa were today remanded again till July 31 over the alleged killing of prison inmates during t...


Four Indian nationals apprehended with 36.1 kg of Kerala cannabis in northern seas

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July 17, 2018 01:04 pm

A group of naval personnel onboard a Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command, during routine patrol, apprehended four Indian nationals with 36. 1kg of Kerala ca...


Peradeniya Uni Engineering Faculty closed indefinitely

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July 17, 2018 11:35 am

The Engineering Faculty of the Peradeniya University has been closed indefinitely. The decision to close down the faculty had been taken by the university administration over an...


Speaker signs National Audit Act

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July 17, 2018 11:25 am

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has signed the National Audit Act, which was recently passed in parliament, enacting it into the country's law.  The National Audit Bil...


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