Army denies closure of camps after January polls

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June 18, 2015 11:35 am

The Army Headquarters categorically denies recent reports that have been published in certain Media to the effect that 59 Army camps have been closed down in Jaffna since January 2...

New Air force commander called on President

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June 17, 2015 10:32 pm

Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinhala who assumed duties as the 15th Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today. ...

President distributes compensation to families of gem mine accident victims

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June 17, 2015 10:30 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena distributed financial payments as compensation to the families of persons who died or suffered disabilities in accidents in the gem mines belonged to...

Lankan officials working on war crimes inquiry panel

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June 17, 2015 10:26 pm

Sri Lankan officials are working on the formation of a domestic commission to inquire into wartime accountability issues, the spokesman of the Lankan Ministry of External Affairs, ...

Northern Province War Hero Commemoration Day held at Palaly

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June 17, 2015 08:34 pm

In remembrance of fallen war heroes of three forces and the Police, a pompous ceremony organized by the Ranaviru Seva Authority and Northern Governor’s office in coordination wit...

Construction on long-awaited Central (Colombo-Kandy) Expressway to start

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June 17, 2015 06:33 pm

    Construction on a new Central Expressway (Colombo-Kandy) will soon begin, the Government said on Wednesday. The decision was taken at a meeting at the Minist...

20A gazetted

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June 17, 2015 10:52 am

The gazette notification on the 20th Amendment to the Constitution had been published today following the cabinet approval, the Government Printer said. The full draft bill can ...

India-Sri Lanka road link in the works

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June 17, 2015 10:45 am

Following the inauguration of Agartala-Dhaka bus service and signing of the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal motor vehicle agreement, the Centre is also looking at connecting India...

NCPA forms task force to counter social media threats

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June 16, 2015 09:05 pm

The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) has appointed a Task Force to combat the growing threat to children and young persons posed by bullying and sexual harassment via soc...

685 kg of Sri Lanka bound ganja seized in TN

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June 16, 2015 09:00 pm

Coast Guard personnel today seized 685 kg of ganja, which was found abandoned at the fourth sand dune in the sea off Danushkodi coast. Police said the narcotic was meant to be smug...

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