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Japan grants an Audio-Visual Studio to Sri Palee Campus

The Government of Japan has decided to grant a total sum of Rs. 12 million under its Grant Assistance for Cultural Grassroots Project for upgrading audio-

Seat belts, Air Bags compulsory on vehicles from July 1

19 - January - 2018

The Ministry of Finance and Mass Media having considered the representations made by motor vehicle importers and manufacturers for a lead time

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‘Jipmer-Sri Lanka pact will be a game changer for telemedicine’

19 - January - 2018

Jipmer expects to play a pivotal role in the field of telemedicine under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Sri Lanka to facilitate di

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Will Legal Action be taken to recover bonds scam loss? Corruption Watchdogs express concern

19 - January - 2018

Anti-corruption activists are now raising concerns as to whether legal action could be taken against the infamous Perpetual Treasuries Limited

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EC warns parties not to politicise state projects

19 - January - 2018

The Elections Commission yesterday cautioned the public not to attribute state development and infrastructure projects to any politician as they were funde

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Japan introduced a set of revised regulations impacting on Ceylon Tea

15 - January - 2018

Sri Lankan authorities are negotiating with the Japanese authorities to resolve concerns regarding the residue levels of pesticide found in Ceylon Tea.

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Sri Lankan President reinstates alcohol ban on women, annuls liquor gazette notification

15 - January - 2018

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said he has instructed the Prime Minister and the Finance Minister to cancel the Gazette notifications issued las

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Sri Lanka Supreme Court rules President's term is five years

15 - January - 2018

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has delivered its ruling on the President's term in office to the President, the President's Media Division said.

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Sri Lanka to produce 60% of pharmaceuticals locally by 2020

14 - January - 2018

The government’s latest efforts in import substitution through the establishment of a pharmaceutical manufacturing zone will see 60 percent of the demand

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SL coconut growers oppose coconut imports

13 - January - 2018

Coconut growers are vehemently opposing the Government’s attempts to import fresh unhusked coconut, saying it would ruin coconut cultivation in Sri Lanka

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Nurses' strike at Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital ends after talks

13 - January - 2018

Following successful discussions with hospital authorities, the nurses' union at Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital (SJGH) has decided to end their 10-day l

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Take action based on Bond report- Transparency Int.

13 - January - 2018

Anti-corruption organisation, Transparency International Sri Lanka yesterday called on the President and the government to take action based on the Bond Co

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COPE to summon CB and Finance Ministry officials

13 - January - 2018

The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) of the parliament is to summon officials of the Central Bank and Finance Ministry after the Parliament debate on

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Sugar Killer Tea comes to Lankan market

13 - January - 2018

Sugar Killer Tea, a sugar free, yet sugar-like-taste filled tea which is a hundred percent natural discovery from Sri Lanka has been introduced to the mark

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changes in visa regulations to benefit Sri Lankan

12 - January - 2018

A series of changes proposed to the Immigrants and Emigrants Act No. 20 of 1948, by Minister of Internal Affairs, Wayamba Development and Cultural Affairs,

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Sport's

North and South Korea to march under single flag at Winter Olympics

19 - January - 2018

North and South Korea have agreed to march together under a single “unified Korea” flag at next month’s Winter Olympics in the South. Officials from .. Read more

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Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Zim seek to rebuild in tri-nation clash

15 - January - 2018

Dhaka - Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe all have a point to prove when they battle each other in a tri-nation one-day tournament in Dhaka from Monday... Read more

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‘X30 Asia Cup 2018’ First international Kart race this weekend

13 - January - 2018

Sri Lanka's first ever international Kart race 'X30 Asia Cup' will flag off at the Sri Lanka Karting Circuit (SLKC), Bandaragama on 13th and.. Read more

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Sanga-Mahela’s Ministry of Crab Inters India with First Outlet in Mumbai

11 - January - 2018

Gourmet Investments Pvt Ltd. (GIPL), one of the leading hospitality groups in the country today (promoted by the Bharti Family Office) has announced an agr.. Read more

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Sri Lanka Cricket cleared of corruption, board claims

10 - January - 2018

Colombo - Sri Lanka Cricket said on Tuesday the sport's global governing body had found no evidence of wrongdoing following allegations of match-fixin.. Read more

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The reasons for Hathurusinghe's rules as a coach

09 - January - 2018

There is and always have been skirmishes among athletes who compete with others in the same team. A very famous case in sports' history was the case o.. Read more

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Mathewspassed the fitness test following his injury

08 - January - 2018

Former skipper Angelo Mathews has passed the fitness test following his injury last week and is the front-runner to be appointed skipper of the national OD.. Read more

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Sri Lanka sack ODI skipper Thisara Perera

05 - January - 2018

Sri Lanka on Thursday ousted Thisara Perera as one-day captain and said it would announce a replacement next week. Perera took on the job in late November,.. Read more

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Business

Agreement to make Sri Lanka trade hub in Indian Ocean

15 - January - 2018

Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama during his visit to Geneva had a bilateral meeting at the Permanent Mission.. Read more

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Govt. calls for EOIs to operate domestic flights

11 - January - 2018

The Government yesterday called for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from local and international business enterprises to operate scheduled domestic flights t.. Read more

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Young Chinese billionaire visits Sri Lanka to explore large-scale investments

10 - January - 2018

Cai Xiaoru, one of the youngest billionaires of China, arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday, demonstrating renewed investor confidence in the nation. Widely-accl.. Read more

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The Colombo Coffee Company partnered with Shangri-La Colomb

09 - January - 2018

The Colombo Coffee Company recently partnered with Shangri-La Colombo as the new hotel’s official coffee solutions provider. In a media release the co.. Read more

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Chinese Startup Unveils 'Car Of Future' For $45,000

08 - January - 2018

A Chinese startup unveiled its vision for the automobile of the future Sunday, promising to deliver an "intuitive and intelligent" car to global .. Read more

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Meltdown and Spectre: All Mac devices affected, says Apple

05 - January - 2018

Apple has said that all iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by two major flaws in computer chips. It emerged this week that tech companies have b.. Read more

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Sri Lanka Central Bank aims to manage government's public debt prudently in 2018

04 - January - 2018

Sri Lanka's Central Bank says prudent public debt management is one of the highest priorities this year and will take several measures towards enhanci.. Read more

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International

US government shutdown: House backs funding bill and sends it to Senate

19 - January - 2018

The House of Representatives has passed a bill to fund government operations until 16 February - the first move in efforts to avert a government shutdown... Read more

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On earthquake anniversary, Haitians trying to rebuild

13 - January - 2018

Eight years ago, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake upended life in Haiti, killing more than 300,000 people by some estimates and destroying hundreds of thousands .. Read more

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South Korea's Moon credits Trump for 'big' role in North Korea talks

11 - January - 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae In credited President Donald Trump for playing a “big” role in facilitating Tuesday’s groundbreaking talks between .. Read more

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Devastating mudslides kill 13 people in California

10 - January - 2018

Devastating mudslides have killed at least 13 people in California, with local officials likening the scene to a "World War One battlefield". Hea.. Read more

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North Korea to send team to Winter Olympic Games

09 - January - 2018

North Korea is to send a delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games taking place in South Korea in February, officials from the South say. The breakthroug.. Read more

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How Engineers Created The Icy Wonderland At Niagara Falls

08 - January - 2018

Over the recent holidays, the icy cascade captured the public's imagination: numerous newspapers ran stories about the frozen wonderland, and social m.. Read more

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Trump plans to expand offshore drilling in Pacific and Atlantic

05 - January - 2018

The Trump administration has proposed a controversial plan to open up protected areas in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans for offshore drilling. The five-ye.. Read more

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Heavy Snowfall Shuts Three China Airports, Delays At 9 Others

04 - January - 2018

The national observatory put China's snow alert on its second-highest level this week, state news agency Xinhua said. Parts of the central, northern a.. Read more

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Entertainment

Tamil film on anti-nuke stir gets censor nod

19 - January - 2018

After a long struggle for about a year and a half, a Tamil film titled, ‘Kadal Kuthiraigal’, attempting to depict the links between the people's s.. Read more

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Prince Edward and Countess to visit Sri Lanka

13 - January - 2018

The British High Commission in Colombo has confirmed that Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and the Countess of Wessex, will visit Sri Lanka from 31 January t.. Read more

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"1970 Love Story" film has bugun to create

11 - January - 2018

Aruna Jayawardene's next film creation, 1970 Love Story, has begun to create on these days. Hemal Ranasinghe, Gamaya Wijedasa, Mahendra Perera, Bimal .. Read more

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A special cultural event organized to jointly celebrate 70 years of India and Sri Lanka

09 - January - 2018

The special event is being organized to jointly celebrate 70 years of India and Sri Lanka, termed as 'India and Sri Lanka @ 70'.'Bollywood a.. Read more

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Jayasena Jayakody's 'Aswenna' To Small-screen

08 - January - 2018

Celebrated author Jayasena Jayakody's award-winning novel 'Asawanna' is to be adopted as a tele-drama. The 'Muhurath' function was.. Read more

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Rs. 3.8 mn dessert: Sanga says no one had to pay

05 - January - 2018

Responding to his twitter followers’ criticisms made on Rs. 3. 8 million worth dessert, former star cricketer Kumar Sangakkara said yesterday it was just.. Read more

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‘Game Of Thrones’: Stamps To Feature Jon Snow, Arya Stark, More

04 - January - 2018

The UK is honoring British contributions to Game of Thrones with a new stamp set featuring fan favorites from HBO’s hit fantasy series, set to go on sale.. Read more

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