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Gazette on issuing legal documents to those occupied State lands cancelled

Sri Lanka, Sept. 24 -- The Gazette Extraordinary titled "Expedite the issuance of legal documents to those who have occupied or developed State lands without any document" has been cancelled. The prev... Read More


Light Railway project temporarily suspended

Sri Lanka, Sept. 23 -- The Ministry of Transport has decided to temporarily suspend the Light Rail Transit Project along with several development rail projects citing cost factors. The Light Rail Tra... Read More


LRT project temporarily suspended

Sri Lanka, Sept. 23 -- The Ministry of Transport has decided to temporarily suspend the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Project along with several development rail projects citing cost factors.The Light Rail... Read More


Former CJ Dr. Mohan Peiris recommended for top UN post

Sri Lanka, Sept. 22 -- Former Chief Justice and President Counsel Dr. Mohan Peiris has been recommended for the position of a permanent representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York af... Read More


Sri Lanka to enhance ties with Japan under newly elected PM

Sri Lanka, Sept. 17 -- Sri Lanka is looking forward to working to enhance existing ties with Japan's newly-elected Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, says Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday. ... Read More


PM tells banks to provide credit facilities to local industries

Sri Lanka, Sept. 17 -- Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa participated in the opening of the 'Shilpa Thursday' exhibition at 'Diyatha' Park in Battaramulla yesterday. The exhibition, aimed at promoting ... Read More


Bachelet delivers watered down statement on Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, Sept. 16 -- United Nations Human Rights Council Commissioner Michelle Bachelet delivered a watered down statement on Sri Lanka merely calling on the Council to 'give renewed attention to Sr... Read More


Not a drop of oil has leaked from ship - Indian Coast Guard

Sri Lanka, Sept. 16 -- The Indian Coast guard (ICG) has allayed fears of a possible oil leak at the site of the MT New Diamond, 40 miles off the Sri Lankan Coast adding that the minor oil sheen sighte... Read More


PM tells banks to adopt relaxed policy towards those in distress

Sri Lanka, Sept. 10 -- Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa who serves as Minister of Finance yesterday addressing a Progress Review meeting held at the Ministry instructed the heads of State banks to ado... Read More


Lebanese President caught in Sri Lanka tea storm

Sri Lanka, Sept. 10 -- Lebanese President Michel Aoun has come under fire after it emerged that tea donated by Sri Lanka for victims of the Beirut blast was distributed instead to families of his Pres... Read More