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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena will visit the northern and eastern areas starting tomorrow (03), his first visit to the former war battered provinces since assuming Office on January 9.
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Prime Minister to seek dissolution of Parliament
Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 08:11
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is determined to look for the dissolution of Parliament, if the Sri Lanka Freedom Party...   Read more...

Missing Persons Commission to expedite hearings before August
Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 07:03
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The three members of the Commission of Inquiry probing disappearances will sit separately from next week to expedite the...   Read more...

“This year marked Sri Lanka entering a new political reality” - Russian Ambassador
Tuesday, 03 March 2015, 06:18
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Russian Government will offer three scholarships to Sri Lanka on nuclear physics, for the first time in history, in a...   Read more...

China says Sri Lanka loans made "based on consensus"
Monday, 02 March 2015, 18:15
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Colombo, Lankapuvath) - China's loans to Sri Lanka were made based on consensus through talks between the two countries and at Sri Lanka's...   Read more...

100-day program does not belong to any political party
Monday, 02 March 2015, 17:19
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Addressing a seminar held in Colombo yesterday (01), the Minister of Health and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne...   Read more...

“Roti should be roasted when iron plate is hot” - Sobitha Thero
Monday, 02 March 2015, 16:14
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Convener of National Movement for Just Society and the Chief Incumbent of Kotte Sri Naga Viharaya Ven. Maduluwawe...   Read more...

President studied the activities of National Gem and Jewelleries Authority
Monday, 02 March 2015, 15:58
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - As the Minister of Mahaweli Development and Environment, President Maithripala Sirisena visited the National Gem and...   Read more...

Missing persons hearing continues amid protests
Monday, 02 March 2015, 15:09
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Government on Saturday began a three-day hearing on missing persons cases amid protests by Tamil groups who are demanding a...   Read more...

Government cancels licenses for foreign mining firms
Monday, 02 March 2015, 14:11
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena has cancelled mining licenses issued by the previous Government to 16 foreign companies to...   Read more...

Full-face helmets banned - Police
Monday, 02 March 2015, 13:52
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Reportedly, wearing full-face helmets by motorcyclists has been banned from March 2, 2015.   Read more...

Sri Lanka seeks foreign help in corruption probe
Monday, 02 March 2015, 13:07
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Sri Lankan Government said on Sunday (01) that it has sought assistance from India, the US and Britain to help...   Read more...

Indian Foreign Secretary to visit SAARC nations including Sri Lanka
Monday, 02 March 2015, 12:10
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar has begun his South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)...   Read more...

Court of Appeal dismisses Former Uva Chief Minister’s petition
Monday, 02 March 2015, 11:57
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Court of Appeal dismissed the petition filed by Former Chief Minister Shasheendra Rajapaksa...   Read more...


Sri Lanka will work in cooperation with U.N.
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Minister of External Affairs Mangala Samaraweera addressing the High Level segment on the opening day of the 28th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UN Readmore


Sushma Swaraj to visit Sri Lanka on March 6
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj will arrive in Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit on March 6 to pave way for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's v Readmore


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Parents find daughter 17 years after kidnap
Saturday, 28 February 2015, 07:32
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A newborn was kidnapped from a Cape Town hospital in 1997 but her parents never gave up hope and now, 17 years later, they... Read more...
Bombs hit Egypt phone company offices
Thursday, 26 February 2015, 15:17
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A string of blasts has hit the Egyptian capital Cairo, killing one person and wounding three others, a health official and... Read more...
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Informatics Institute of Technology campus selects Openecampus Management ERP solution
Monday, 02 March 2015, 16:06
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Amasolve IT, a subsidiary of Envoy Holdings, entered into a strategic collaboration with The Informatics Institute of... Read more...
Shift Solutions use Oculus Rift technology to create an immersive brand experience
Thursday, 26 February 2015, 15:03
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Shift Solutions, Sri Lanka’s leading creative digital agency recently used yet another innovative solution... Read more...
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Sri Lanka vs England
Sunday, 01 March 2015, 12:04
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Having batted first and set an imposing 310 for victory, England would have enjoyed their lunch as they pondered their first... Read more...
Sri Lanka vs. Bangladesh
Thursday, 26 February 2015, 16:53
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat first against Bangladesh at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Angelo Mathews showed no... Read more...
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87th Annual Academy Awards
Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 10:49
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The 87th Annual Academy Awards ceremony is now finished, with Neil Patrick Harris having served as the host for this... Read more...
Frozen Niagara Falls
Thursday, 19 February 2015, 12:23
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - A partially frozen American Falls in sub-freezing temperatures is seen in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Read more...
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U.S. backs de-mining operations in Sri Lanka
Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 10:15
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Embassy of the United States of America under its defence co-operation programme gifted a stock of de-mining equipment and... Read more...
Japan hails Sri Lanka’s health service
Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 09:07
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Sri Lanka, being a center pay procuring nation, provides a high quality free health service to the general population, said... Read more...
Poor interest for Pradeshiya Sabha Election
Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 08:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Issuing an official communiqué yesterday (24), People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) welcomes... Read more...
New Army Commander and the Former Army Commander paid a courtesy call on President
Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 13:20
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - It is reported that the Lt. General Chrishantha de Silva has paid a courtesy call to the President Maithripala Sirisena... Read more...
CAA to nab errant trades failing to pass budget relief to the people
Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 13:07
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Raids are currently underway to apprehend errant traders who fail to give the recent budgetary benefits to consumers. There... Read more...
Reshuffle of the top ranks in the Army
Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 13:08
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - On the directions of the Ministry of Defence, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake, Commander of the Army has made several... Read more...
Estate workers' EPF money not remitted
Monday, 16 February 2015, 18:16
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Money deducted from plantation sector employees as contributions for the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) and... Read more...
Pope Francis returns Rs. 8.7m while requesting Local Church to help the poor
Monday, 16 February 2015, 15:09
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Pope Francis I, returning the funds donated to His Holiness' Charity Fund by Catholic Bishops Conference of Sri Lanka... Read more...
Plans afoot to remove fish export ban
Monday, 16 February 2015, 10:42
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Minister of Home Affairs and Fisheries emphasized that actions have been taken to remove the restrictions of banning... Read more...
Government looks to restructure expensive infrastructure loans
Monday, 16 February 2015, 08:24
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Government is looking to restructure expensive loans, mostly from China, that were taken out by the previous regime for... Read more...
Arrangements in place to modernize Hambantota Fisheries Harbor
Sunday, 15 February 2015, 13:08
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Development said that arrangements are in place to modernize the Hambantota... Read more...
Higher education reforms: Trying to overcome a legacy of ineptitude
Sunday, 15 February 2015, 09:46
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Immediately after being appointed as the State Minister of Higher Education, Prof Rajiva Wijesinha initiated a comprehensive... Read more...
Ban on full-face helmets continues
Saturday, 14 February 2015, 08:11
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Following a shooting transpired in Bandaragama area on Thursday (12) by two armed men wearing full-face helmets, the need... Read more...
Unrealistic and unattainable - All Individual Hybrid Vehicle Importers
Saturday, 14 February 2015, 06:18
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - All Individual Hybrid Vehicle Importers who have been affected by the tax increase in the Interim Budget called for relief... Read more...

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I do not believe in astrology now
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Responding to a question raised by a journalist from the “Dawn”, Pakistan's oldest and most widely read English-language Newspaper, whether he still believes in astrology, Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said, "Now, I don't" and laughed out loud.
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Former President invokes Sri Lanka's guardian deity before comeback?
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Legend says King Dutugamunu used to follow such a practice before going into the battlefield.
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No Prime Ministerial dream for me
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - “I don’t need any political positions to serve country, neither expected nor intended”, Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala de Silva stated during a private television interview, recently.
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Hopper diplomacy - Nisha Biswal
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Visiting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs in the United States Department of State Nisha Biswal had her first taste of hoppers, which she put up on Twitter with much gusto.   “A long day of productive meetings ends w wonderful dinner & my first taste of Sri Lankan hoppers! #hopperdiplomacy”.
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I will devote myself to build a better society - President
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) -  President Sirisena stated, with the collective effort of the new government he will reduce the gap between the poor and the rich and dedicate to build a better society enriched with values.
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Support of Scientists and Researches is key to spare the nation from natural calamities
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena says continuous support of Scientists and Researches is key to spare the nation and the people from natural calamities. Politicians, Scientists and all different experts are in charge of the affliction of regular masses from natural disasters like earth slips, floods and drought. Therefore, they all have a responsibility to work to overcome these problems without pointing fingers to each other.
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“Colombo Port revenue not fully utilized” - President
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The revenue generated by the Colombo port has not fully been utilized for the well-being of the country, President Maithripala Sirisena said, adding that it has been revealed that the revenue of the port was misused without utilizing in a proper and transparent manner.
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Progress in treatment and preventive routines for kidney patients
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena stated that the treatment and preventive routines for kidney patients had been radically progressed, and a Presidential Task Force has been established and national level projects have been propelled in this respect.
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“One ought to have determination diligence and duty to win the life” - President
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - The individuals who lead troublesome lifestyle just grow genuine philanthropic qualities, yet not the persons with lavish lifestyle, the President said, adding that an individual who has truly encountered the sufferings, desolation and the torment of life will just have individual sentiments towards the down trodden.
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“Priority for development” - President
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - President Maithripala Sirisena accentuates each conceivable measure will be taken by the administration to spare the whole society from the kidney disease that has turned into a test to the North-Central Province as well as to the nation. The present Government has identified the reasons for the disease. Along these lines, just standard pesticides will be foreign to the nation.
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“Politicians and Government officials must always dedicate themselves to the people’s needs”- President
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Politicians and Government officials must always dedicate themselves to the people’s needs, urges the President.    He stated as such distributing relief aids to the victims of the 2014 flood refugees today (23) held at the Pollonnaruwa Intelligence Campus.    The president pointed out at this event that it is the sole responsibility of Politicians and Government officials to look into the issues of the common people and to prioritize their wellbeing. The Government is fully committed to better the lives of people who suffer from economic hardships. And that special attention will be given...
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