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Sri Lanka | Local News

National ‘Aluth Sahal Mangalya’ held under President’s patronage

The National ‘Aluth Sahal Mangalya’, one of the most venerated ancient agricultural rituals to offer the maiden harvest of Maha season to...

‘SLFP will form a future government’ – Maithripala Sirisena

“The Sri Lanka Freedom Party will form a government in the future,” said Former President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday (30) adding the...

COPE uncovers Rs. 50 million scam at PGIS of Peradeniya University

It was revealed at the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) that a former senior official of the Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS)...

New Vietnamese Ambassador meets President; discusses boosting relations

The newly appointed Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Sri Lanka Ho Thi Thanh Truc presented her credentials to President...

Police seize two bowsers of substandard oil

The Dankotuwa police had recovered two bowsers of substandard oil after launching an operation yesterday, based on a tip-off received by their...

Four elevated railway tracks to be constructed in Colombo

The Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to construct four elevated railway tracks in the city of Colombo. The...

Rupee depreciates to Rs 201.77

The Sri Lankan rupee has further depreciated to Rs 201.77 against the US dollar. Meanwhile, the buying rate of...

‘Universities to re-open after New Year’

University Grants Commission Chairman Senior Prof. Sampath Amaratunga has informed Vice Chancellors to take steps to re-open State Universities after the Sinhala...

Carcinogenic coconut oil imported by three companies – State Minister

Tests have confirmed that carcinogenic coconut oil was imported to the country by three importers, said State Minister Lasantha Alagiyawanna on Monday...

Joint Committee for the conservation of the Muthurajawela Wetlands

The Committee on Public Accounts (COPA) decided to appoint a Joint Committee for the conservation of the Muthurajawela Wetlands.

‘Digital Platform’ to obtain views on education reforms, launched

The President officially launched the ‘Digital Platform’ to solicit the views of the public on the proposed education reforms.

‘Thuru Kepakaru’ island-wide Tree Planting Campaign launched

“Thuru Kepakaru” – an island-wide tree planting campaign, jointly launched by GAMMADDA and Sri Lanka Scout Association commenced on Friday (Mar. 26).

Sri Lanka | Sport News

Murali named Wisden Almanack’s ODI cricketer of the 2000s

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first One-Day International, five ODI cricketers of the decade have been named in the 2021...

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Rauff Hakeem tests positive for Corona

SLMC leader, MP Rauff Hakeem tweets that he has tested positive for COVID-19 & will enter into a quarantine facility.

Bury and Live or Cremate and Die.. Covid Tales Continue..!

Covid19 pandemic has hit the entire world in a grave extent where most of the countries ended up...

SL President’s judiciary nominees for Supreme Court approved by Parliamentary Council

Parliamentary Council of Sri Lanka has approved six Judges to the Supreme Court whilst naming Justice Arjuna Obeyesekere as the Appeallate Court...

Attorney General of Sri Lanka objects President’s Judiciary nominees

Since 20 Amendment was approved by the Parliament President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is empowered to make appointments to the Superior Court of Sri...