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UN Resident Coordinator commends President’s sustainable development programs

UN Resident Coordinator commends President’s sustainable development programs

Clandestine witness testifies about Zahran

A man under heavy security with his face concealed gave evidence today before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing the Easter Sunday Attacks, revealing various activities of attacks’ ringleader Zaharan Hashim. MORE..

Navy seizes over 1060kg of Beedi leaves from Jaffna

Naval personnel have seized two Dinghy boats and more than1060kg of Beedi leaves during a search operation in the sea area in Karainagar, Jaffna today (18). MORE..

President proposes connecting all govt. institutes to a single data network

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has proposed centralization of all government institutes through a single data network to ensure a public sector service free of inefficiency, delays and corruption. MORE..

Terrorism Investigation Division under purview of DIG in charge of CID

The Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) has been assigned under the purview of Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Nuwan Wedasinghe in charge of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID). MORE..

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Fire at Madampitiya garbage dump

UPDATE: The fire that erupted at the Madampitiya garbage dump this afternoon has been doused.

Indian National Security Advisor to meet President, PM

Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is on a day-long visit to Sri Lanka. MORE..

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Committee to aid university students who suffered due to ragging - Bandula

Minister of Higher Education Bandula Gunawardena has instructed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to set up a committee to provide relief to students who have faced difficulties owing to ragging incidents at universities. MORE..

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A task force established to uplift tourism - Prasanna Ranatunga

A task force has been established to boost the tourism sector, says Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Prasanna Ranatunga. MORE..

Ranjan’s incident highlights fall of social institutions - PAFFREL

The collapse of social institutions has been brought to light as the controversial telephone conversation recordings were of MP Ranjan Ramanayake were disclosed, says the Executive Director of People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) Rohana Hettiarachchi. MORE..

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Sri Lanka announce Test squad for Zimbabwe tour

Sri Lanka announce Test squad for Zimbabwe tour

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Facebook to remove pro-Soleimani posts on Instagram

India reveals plan for third moon mission

India reveals plan for third moon mission

WhatsApp ends support for Windows Phone and older versions of Android

WhatsApp ends support for Windows Phone and older versions of Android

Facebook says investigating data exposure of 267 million users

Facebook says investigating data exposure of 267 million users

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Rocky Johnson, WWE Hall of Famer and Dwayne Johnson’s dad, dies

Rocky Johnson, WWE Hall of Famer and Dwayne Johnson’s dad, dies

‘Joker’ leads Oscar nominations

‘Joker’ leads Oscar nominations

Neil Peart, the drummer and lyricist of Rush, dies at age 67

Neil Peart, the drummer and lyricist of Rush, dies at age 67

Prince Harry and Meghan to ‘step back’ from royal family

Prince Harry and Meghan to ‘step back’ from royal family

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