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UNP not decided on National List slot yet - Akila

Sri Lanka, Sept. 25 -- Denying claims made by former Minister John Amaratunge that he will be UNP's national list member, the UNP General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam yesterday said no such decis... Read More


Four Jaffna University undergrads suspended

Sri Lanka, Sept. 19 -- The Jaffna University has suspended four senior students for alleged sexual harassment of several first-year students using online platforms. The suspension of students was ann... Read More


SJB invites UNP to join alliance to contest PC election

Sri Lanka, Sept. 19 -- The Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) yesterday invited the United National Party (UNP) to join the alliance it was forming and contest the Provincial Council election. SJB General ... Read More


Airports will open before April - Official

Sri Lanka, Sept. 16 -- Tourism officials yesterday said that reopening of airports will not be stretched to April and these were rumours. Tourism Ministry spokesman Pradeep Anura Kumara said there wa... Read More


Canadian investors discuss North - East development plans with Prime Minister

Sri Lanka, Sept. 12 -- Canadian investors called on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees, yesterday, to discuss potential investment and development plans in the North and East. The Prime... Read More


Tanker oil samples sent to Govt Analyst

Sri Lanka, Sept. 11 -- The oil samples collected in the past two days from the sea area near the ill-fated oil tanker 'MT New Diamond' was sent to the Government Analyst by the Marine Environment Prot... Read More


SJB plans to form Samagi Sandhanaya

Sri Lanka, Sept. 5 -- The political alliance formed under Sajith Premadasa before the General Election, the Samagi Jana Balavegaya (SJB) is planning to recruit more parties to form another political c... Read More


BIA ready to open after completion of repatriation process

Sri Lanka, Aug. 29 -- The Bandaranaike International Airport(BIA) is ready to open for travellers, as soon as the repatriations of Sri Lankans are completed, Media Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism... Read More


Repatriation flights as scheduled - Foreign Secretary

Sri Lanka, Aug. 28 -- The ongoing process to repatriate stranded Sri Lankans from the Middle East, due to the COVID-19 pandemic has not been temporarily halted, but renewed due to certain dates of fli... Read More


No drugs: Three prisoners take life

Sri Lanka, Aug. 27 -- Three prisoners had committed suicide last week due to the inability to inhale narcotics, Prisons Commissioner General Thushara Upuldeniya said yesterday (26). He said three mal... Read More