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Netball: Sports Minister instructs SLNA to conduct elections before March 31

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February 06, 2015 06:00 pm

The Minister of Sports, Navin Dissanayake has instructed the Interim Committee of Sri Lanka Netball Association (SLNA) to conduct its elections for 2015/2017 before March 31. &n...


Colombo shares close positive in spite of 'super gain tax' concerns

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February 06, 2015 04:23 pm

The Colombo share market was positive on Friday with analysts saying that the previous Friday’s near 3 per cent fall was an ‘overkill’ and that traders have now factored the ...


Golf: Donald Steel Trophy begins on Saturday

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February 06, 2015 03:00 pm

The 17th Donald Steel Golf Championship organised by the Victoria Golf and Country Resort will be worked off at Victoria Golf Course in Digana, Kandy on Saturday (7) from 7.00am. ...


Special Presidential Task Force on reconciliation

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February 06, 2015 02:12 pm

The Cabinet yesterday approved the setting up of a Special Presidential Task Force on Reconciliation as per a cabinet paper presented by President Maithripala Sirisena, Cabinet Spo...


Student dies while running marathon

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February 06, 2015 01:42 pm

A  student of Bolana Maha Vidyalaya in Ambalantota died this morning while taking part in the school's annual sports meet, local media reported. Reports said the  victim a 15 ye...


Special envoy Liu Jianchao meet with Ranil

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February 06, 2015 01:05 pm

The Special Envoy of the Government of China Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Liu Jianchao, who is on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka,  called on President Maithripala Sirisena...


Govt. to continue with Colombo Port City Project

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February 06, 2015 12:05 pm

The Government has decided to continue with the Chinese-assisted Colombo Port City Project, Cabinet Spokesman and Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratna said yesterday. Speaking ...


Football: Standard Chartered 5s tournament on Saturday

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February 06, 2015 12:00 pm

The International 5-a-side Football Tournament played for the Standard Chartered Trophy – ‘The Road to Anfield’, leveraging on its sponsorship of Liverpool Football Club, wil...


China reiterates continued support to Sri Lanka

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February 06, 2015 10:51 am

The Special Envoy of the Government of China Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Liu Jianchao called on the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mangala Samaraweera yesterday at the ...


Rejuvenated Colombo traders seen collecting high valued stocks

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February 06, 2015 10:30 am

The Colombo share market started on a positive note on Friday with analysts saying that high valued shares were the order of the day. The core All Share appreciated 0.89 per cent t...


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