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Public servants obliged responsibilities of preventing downfall of the services

Due to the current political crisis in the country the lives of the people should not be inconvenienced at any level, said the President.Maithripala Sirisena.President made a request to all public ...

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Govt focused on speedy economic recovery

The Government is very much focused on a speedy economic recovery. For this reason, the Prime Minister appointed a special committee to develop a plan for the revival of the economy, made up of for...

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PM TO INTRODUCE RELIEF PACKAGE

The government under the guidance of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will introduce a relief package today to help the people affected by the poor financial management and poor financial policies ...

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LOCAL NEWS

O/L exam commences tomorrow

The G.C.E. Ordinary Level examination 2018 faced by 56,641 candidates will commence tomorrow (03) and will last for 09 days, co...

President opens sluice gates of Moragahakanda

President Maithripala Sirisena opened the sliuce gates of the Moragahakanda Reservoir coming under the giant Moragahakanda - Ka...

Speaker carries out UNP’s agenda – SB

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is acting in an adamant manner with the intention of being named as the Common Candidate at the next Pr...

PM’s strategy to boost tourism

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will launch a direct communication strategy through diplomatic missions to inform the global t...

No permission given to Maaveerar commemoration

Issuing media release the Department of Government Information says that the Government of Sri Lanka refute the fake rumour th...

No Speaker has ever challenged the Executive

Since the Executive Presidency was established through the 1978 Constitution, no Speaker has ever taken it upon himself that he...

Parliament to reconvene on Nov 27

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya announced that the Parliament would reconvene on November 27 and 28.

Govt. nominates names to PSC

The names of seven MPs were nominated to the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) by the government yesterday. The names of the...

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BUSINESS NEWS

Government reduces sugar tax for softdrinks

The Finance Ministry has been instructed to cut the sugar tax by almost 30 percent, a statement. The decision was taken by Fina...

Major drive to woo foreign investors

Sri Lanka will launch a major campaign to woo foreign investments to Sri Lanka and also ensure that these investments would als...

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MAIN NEWS

Public servants obliged responsibilities of preventing downfall of the services

Due to the current political crisis in the country the lives of the people should not be inconvenienced at any level, said the President.Maithripala Sirisena.President made a request to all public ...

Read More

Govt focused on speedy economic recovery

The Government is very much focused on a speedy economic recovery. For this reason, the Prime Minister appointed a special committee to develop a plan for the revival of the economy, made up of for...

Read More

PM TO INTRODUCE RELIEF PACKAGE

The government under the guidance of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will introduce a relief package today to help the people affected by the poor financial management and poor financial policies ...

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CITIZEN COLUMN

Don’t interfere in our internal affairs…

A group of former Sri Lankan Ambassadors and academics yesterday urged the International Community to let the present political crisis in the country be solved internally. They pointed out that as per the provisions of UN Charter and ...

Ambassadors – Britain, Netherlands, Norway, France, Australia, South Africa, Italy, and Canada – what is the diplomatic charade you are playing in Sri Lanka?

By Shenali D Waduge
On 26th October 2018 a President elected by 62lakh citizens decided to sack the Prime Minister & appoint a new prime minister. He also decided to prorogue Parliament & days later dissolved parliament. All thes...

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FOREIGN NEWS

George H W Bush, former US president, dead aged 94

George H W Bush, the US president who helped steer America through the end of the Cold War and triumphed with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, has died. He was 94. Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Mr Bush died shortly after 10...

Mohammed bin Salman expected to attend G20 summit

The Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, widely suspected of ordering the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, is expected to attend the G20 summit in Buenos Aires at the end of the month, the Argentinian government has confirmed. ...

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    Rajapaksa scion stages janabalaya, UNP reaches old age at 72

    Namal Rajapaksa, the politically aspiring Rajapaksa scion, has called his protest in Colombo last week,the largest ever in Sri ...