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SAG 2019: Sri Lanka scoop more golds with record in Men's 100x4 relay

Sri Lanka, Dec. 6 -- Sri Lankan athletes have secured four more gold medals at the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) in Nepal, setting a SAG record of 39.14 seconds in Men's 100x4 relay event. In the mean... Read More


Exam centres in Kilinochchi inundated; Army to the aid of students

Sri Lanka, Dec. 6 -- The Ordinary Level examination centre set up at Dharmapuram Maha Vidyalaya in Kilinochchi has been inundated this morning (06). Army personnel in Kilinochchi said the ground floo... Read More


Showery condition to continue; Heavy rain expected in several districts

Sri Lanka, Dec. 6 -- Prevailing showery condition in Northern, Eastern, North-central, Uva and Central provinces is expected to continue, says the Meteorology Department. Cloudy skies can be expected... Read More


Middle Eastern ambassadors call on PM

Sri Lanka, Dec. 6 -- Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (05) has had an audience with Middle Eastern ambassadors in Sri Lanka. The cordial meeting took place at the Prime Minister's official ... Read More


Gazette issued banning re-export of spices & allied products

Sri Lanka, Dec. 6 -- A Gazette notification has been issued prohibiting the re-export of pepper, areca-nut, tamarind, cinnamon, cloves and several other crops with immediate effect. The Finance Minis... Read More


Rishad requests President for committee to probe Wilpattu & Easter attack allegations

Sri Lanka, Dec. 5 -- Leader of All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen today (05) appealed to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to appoint a Presidential Commission to investiga... Read More


Cabinet approval to issue school uniform vouchers for 2020

Sri Lanka, Dec. 5 -- The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the proposal for Education Ministry to continue issuing vouchers for uniforms to school children for the year 2020. Cabinet Spokesperson Min... Read More


Suspect of alleged President assassination plot handed over to CID

Sri Lanka, Dec. 5 -- The suspect arrested over an alleged plot to assassinate President Gotabaya Rajapaksa or his family has been handed over to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) for onward ... Read More


UNP's final decision on party leadership today

Sri Lanka, Dec. 5 -- A meeting of the United National Party's parliamentarians is set to be held this afternoon (05). Chaired by Party Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe, the meeting will take place at the ... Read More


Maldivian Foreign Minister visits Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, Dec. 5 -- Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives, Abdulla Shahid, arrived in Sri Lanka last night (04) for a three-day official visit. He was accorded a welcome by the Foreign Ministry's ... Read More