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President Maithripala Sirisena commenced a four-day state visit to the Philippines,  marking the first invitation extended to a Sri Lankan Head of State to undertake an...

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Major General Shavendra Silva assume duties as Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka...

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A new Green Town at Laggala

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Matara-Beliatta railway extension the first new railway line constructed since 1948

Sri Lanka Railway operated its first test rail run on the newly constructed Matara-Beliatta railway extension under the patronage of the subject Minister Arjuna...

Maithri Guneratne appointed as Governor of the Central Province

Maithri Guneratne appointed as Governor of the Central Province By: Lin j Former Southern Provincial Councilor, a leading Lawyer in the country and a distinguish Old...

Rs 48 billion for Gamperaliya programme- approved by Cabinet

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Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva – the 23rd Commander of the Navy

Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva appointed as the 23rd Commander of the Navy    Rear Admiral Piyal De Silva, on being promoted to the rank of...
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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 01st Test – ICC World Test Championship

The 2nd day of the ongoing test match saw only 18.2 overs of play, as the day’s proceedings had to be abandoned due to bad...

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Maximum retail price for rice, flour import levy reduced

Rose Kenny Cabinet approval has been granted stipulating a maximum retail price of Rs 98 per  kilo of rice. Cabinet approval was also granted to reduce...