Diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka & Dominica established

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April 18, 2018 03:07 pm

The Government of Sri Lanka and the Government of Dominica decided to establish Diplomatic Relations between the two countries with effect from April 17 following the signing of...

CEB engineers postpone work-to-rule campaign

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April 18, 2018 01:06 pm

The Ceylon Electricity Board Engineers' Union (CEBEU) say they will launch a work-to-rule campaign from May 8. The trade union action was initially scheduled to be launched...

Customs finds Rs.1.4 million in Hashish concealed in skateboard

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April 18, 2018 11:05 am

Customs staff attached to the Airmail Parcel Section of General Post Office Colombo yesterday (17) detected 1.4 kilograms of Hashish valued at Rs. 1.4 million conceald...

World's largest aircraft lands at Mattala

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April 18, 2018 10:43 am

The world's largest aircraft, Antonov An-225 Mriya has landed at the Mattala International Airport this morning (18).  Airport officials say that plane landed ...

President to address Commonwealth Business Council

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April 18, 2018 10:19 am

President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to address the Commonwealth Business Council in London today. President Sirisena has been invited to deliver the key note speech at t...

Sri Lanka committed to preventing financial crime: Mangala

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April 17, 2018 08:53 pm

Sri Lanka has long identified the risk of financial crime as a priority area, given the country’s history in battling a sophisticated terror organization and a number of m...

Govt. takes serious note, authorities close Mirissa hotel

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April 17, 2018 06:35 pm

Sri Lanka's tourism authorities have ordered to close the establishment where the recent sexual and physical assault of tourists occurred on April 8 in Mirissa. The Sri L...

Four from same family injured in bus-trishaw collision

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April 17, 2018 03:50 pm

Four persons from the same family, including two children were seriously injured after a trishaw burst into flames after being hit by a private bus at Mirijjawila Junction in Am...

Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to UN presents credentials

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April 17, 2018 02:23 pm

Newly appointed Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to UN Ambassador A.L.A. Azeez presented Credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nation...

Prof Rohan Samarajiva appointed as new Chair of ICTA

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April 17, 2018 02:16 pm

Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure appointed Professor Rohan Samarajiva as Chairman of Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA),...

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